In case you missed content, here is a quick recap of our most popular blogs of February.
Like any other project, an ERP implementation project consists of various steps and phases. While no two ERP projects are the same, there are some general ground rules and steps to follow to help guide your project to a successful end. These 10 steps will help you stick to budgets, streamline the process, and successfully adopt ERP into your business strategy. Read more.
All process manufacturers face similar types of concerns, whether they are dealing with inventory, customer demands, laws and regulations, or safety issues. On top of that, there is even more apprehension involved in food processing alone, such as the preservation of the final products, safe ingredients, product consistency, product recalls, and more. Consequently, it is extremely important to have a food processing ERP software that will help you better control, monitor, and manage all of these aspects of your operation. Read more.
The General Ledger is the core of every accounting application but there could be valid reasons for managing your GL in Microsoft Excel as opposed to using a formalized accounting application. For example, Microsoft Excel may be beneficial for helping to understand a GL account structure prior to an ERP implementation. Read more.
The History of ERP is an interesting one (as far as software history goes) Everyone and everything comes from somewhere, ERP software ties back to its predecessor, MRP (Material requirements planning). ERP got its start from MRP with a core focus on Manufacturing; with time it grew into something much larger. In 1990, The Gartner Group, an information technology research and advisory firm coined the acronym “ERP”. Read more.
There are many reasons why your business may undergo an ERP audit. Whether you are in a heavily regulated field and must undergo an ERP audit for government compliance or are checking for security breaches, auditing your ERP system is a great way to ensure your data is correct. With incorrect data, you could undergo adverse effects that could hurt your business. Read more.
Breaking out the specific tasks and deadlines of your project can be key to a successful implementation. An ERP scope of work helps get your entire team, both inside and outside of your company, on the same page and keeps everyone working toward the same goal in the same time frame. Read more.
When bringing on new employees, there is normally an onboarding or initial training period. Not only will new hires need to become familiar with internal policies and procedures, but also learn new technology. Whether you are training someone that is new to Epicor ERP or an experienced ERP user, there are a few key points to incorporate when planning training. Read more.
Intuit was founded in 1983 by Scott Cook and Tom Proulx in Mountain View, CA just two years after IBM introduced their first personal computer. Their first product was Quicken. QuickBooks launched in 1992 for both the IBM PC on Microsoft DOS and Apple’s MacIntosh. QuickBooks became the most popular accounting software for smaller businesses despite the fact that it had poor security, no audit trail, and did not conform to accounting standards of the day. Read more.
Rubber and plastics manufacturers can face unique challenges that are not faced by other discrete manufacturers. Rubber and plastics manufacturers are facing high demand for their products and are two of the largest sectors for manufacturing. To be able to reach all of this demand while staying lean and efficient, rubber and plastic manufacturers are taking advantage of ERP. Read more.
Our ERP check-up will evaluate your system from several angles and give you a calculated grade on general features, finance, accounting, human resources, sales, marketing, inventory, and much more! Read more.
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