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Manufacturing ERP software selection and upgrades News
March 07, 2017
Panorama Consulting says SAP continues as market leader among the top four ERP vendors. But the market has evened, and Microsoft Dynamics moved past Oracle into second place.
February 27, 2017
Research indicates IT compensation rose for most certified and noncertified skills in 2016. The market for IoT services is expected to double to $18 billion by 2020.
January 31, 2017
Unit4 ERP is strong in Europe, but the company wants to grow in North America with sibling FinancialForce.com. It may challenge SAP and Oracle one day, but that will take time.
January 16, 2017
Epicor acquires docSTAR and pushes its automated AP and ECM applications for manufacturing customers; IoT spending going up for manufacturing, according to IDC report.
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There are practical lessons to learn before adopting a cloud manufacturing ERP system and choosing from among the many cloud options, which include private, public and hybrid. Continue Reading
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More organizations are foregoing monolithic ERP systems for easy-to-deploy cloud applications that do most of what they need in nimble microservices and access to customer data. Continue Reading
'Cloud' is such a marketing buzzword that it can obscure the type of infrastructure you'll get with a new ERP system. Here's a primer on the different types of cloud computing. Continue Reading
Carbon, a young company with an innovative new 3D printing technology, says using Oracle Cloud ERP for its business applications will help to ensure long-term platform stability. Continue Reading
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More manufacturers are choosing a mix of cloud providers and on-premises systems. A hybrid cloud model can provide the full range of ERP functions. Continue Reading
Ray Boggs, IDC vice president of SMB research, offers some advice for SMBs as they begin to think about implementing digital transformation technology. Continue Reading
Cloud ERP can be running in a fraction of the time of on-premises ERP, which makes it tempting to skip the careful early planning that can make business processes more efficient. Continue Reading
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It's true that companies sometimes believe packaged ERP doesn't fully support every business process. But here's why you might want to just say no to modification. Continue Reading
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