Protecting Your Investment with ERP Training

Topics: ERP Training

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 11:30:00 AM by Exact Macola

When buying a new ERP system, many companies tend to focus on the features or the initial cost of the business software, yet spend little to no time considering the importance of high-quality ERP training.

Let’s face it – the choice to purchase an ERP system is a difficult one that requires the investment of significant time and resources. 

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Diary of a Mad Sales Manager: I Need Integrated ERP and CRM!

Topics: CRM, ERP, Business Activity Monitoring, Business Process Management

Posted on Jul 23, 2014 9:00:00 AM by Russ Lesko, Sr. Business Consultant

Does this Mad Sales Manager sound like you? 

8:00am – You arrive at work. You look for that sales pipeline report that should be on your desk. You call Sales Administration and they say they did not get the spreadsheets faxed in from the western regions. You ask, “Why?” Crickets.

8:15am – You check your email. Right on schedule, you get two emails – one from the Mad Materials Manager and one from the Mad Financial Manager. (Remember them?) They both want to meet with you this morning.

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Diary of a Mad Financial Manager: I Need a Completely Integrated Business Software Solution!

Topics: ERP, Accounting, Business Activity Monitoring, ERP Evaluation

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 11:30:00 AM by Russ Lesko, Sr. Business Consultant

Does this Mad Financial Manager sound like you? 

8:00am – You arrive at work. You open your office door and see 5 purchase requests and 4 expense claims slid under your door. Gee, you wish you didn’t play so hard with your kids yesterday. Your back hurts just trying pick these documents up.

8:15am – You check your emails. Some guy on the sales team is still bugging you about his expense claim. Three suppliers are threatening to hold shipments unless they get paid. Auditors are due in after lunch. And to top it all, there is some kind of payroll problem.

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Diary of a Mad Materials Manager: I Need a Complete Manufacturing Software Solution!

Topics: ERP, Business Activity Monitoring, MRP, Business Process Management

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 11:00:00 AM by Russ Lesko, Sr. Business Consultant

Does this Mad Materials Manager sound like you?

8:00am – You arrive at work.

8:15am – You check your emails. Wisely, you’ve directed all emails coming from the sales and customer service departments to a separate e-mail folder (trash?) because they all say the same thing – they’re asking about the status of a shipment.

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The ERP Blog covers the impact of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), business software and accounting solutions on organizations in the manufacturing and distribution industries.

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