Reducing ERP Project Risk: Why the Right Partner Matters

Discover some reasons why it pays to work with an implementation partner instead of directly with the publisher. In this guide, we explore the risks that come from working directly with a publisher and discuss some best practices for selecting an ERP partner who puts your business first.

You will learn common reasons why ERP projects fail, errors made during the pre-selection, selection, and implmentation process, disadvantages of working with ERP publishers, and important tips for selecting the right partner.

Why Replacing Legacy Systems with a Cloud Solution is Now Mission Critical

Life moves pretty fast. Whether you stumbled upon this whitepaper while looking up how to manage a workforce in a “socially-distanced” world, or someone recommended this guide because it’s time to make a hardware or software upgrade, you’re in the right place.

Discover how the business landscape has changed, requiring a new approach to running an organization and six areas where modern cloud solutions deliver (that legacy products can’t).

Giving Airport Managers the Tools They Need to Operate Efficiently and Effectively

The modern airport juggles a lot of moving pieces. Serving almost nine billion passengers annually, the world’s airports are a flurry of around-the-clock activity, with much of that bustle going on behind the scenes and out of sight of the typical air traveler, from managing flights to negotiating vendor contracts to tracking billing, receivables and collections. In many cases, these pieces are still managed using manual processes, spreadsheets and paper, all of which stand in the way of efficiency.

As you’ll read in this white paper, these systems are slowly being replaced with unified business systems that can run, track and report on end-to-end processes.

Signs Legacy ERP is Holding Your Food and Beverage Business Back

When did you last purchase a new ERP solution? If you’re like most companies, it was likely six to ten years ago. As we will discuss in this whitepaper, things have changed a lot for the food and beverage industry.

For businesses who need extensive customization to a legacy product (i.e. food and beverage), a small upgrade could end up being nearly as complex as the initial implementation. So how does it hurt today’s food and beverage business? Find out in our new whitepaper.

How to Pick an Inventory Management Solution that Scales with Your Food and Beverage Business

For any food and beverage distributor that’s operating in today’s fast-paced, ecommerce oriented selling environment, inventory management is one area where “scale” truly counts.

In this white paper, we explore how scalable technology helps food and beverage distributors solve their biggest pain points, show how to pick a solution that will scale up as distributors grow and hear how one company successfully transformed its inventory management approach with a scalable, cloud-based solution.

The Value of a True Cloud ERP Platform for Food and Beverage Companies

Today, cloud computing is at the forefront of the shift to the digital business and is enabling food and beverage companies to adapt to these changing business models, both strategically and operationally.

In this document we hope to provide you with perspective on the components and scorecard to use to evaluate a true cloud ERP solution.

True Cloud vs. Fake Cloud: How to Identify and Understand the Differences in Cloud Software

The cloud software marketplace has been exploding for several years now, as more companies catch on to the distinct advantages of migrating their business processes, applications, and data off-premise and into the cloud.

This guide was written to help you understand and identify what is real or true cloud software, and what is not a true cloud solution, but really a “fake cloud” option, without all the features, benefits and advantages of true cloud software.

5 Key Considerations When Implementing a Modern BI

You’ve had your “aha moment.” You’re finally ready to change your organization’s approach to business intelligence (BI)—or take it to the next level—and you’re eager to implement a solution and get your team up and running with their new tools and insights. While there’s no need to dampen your enthusiasm, don’t be hasty. Sit back, slow down, and consider some of the best practices that will ensure you select the right solution for your needs and deliver a stress-free implementation for your employees. In other words, plan for long-term, game-changing success.

If you’re in the process of selecting a BI tool for your company, this eBook is for you. We’ll share our take on the key considerations for deploying a modern BI approach across your organization.

8 Ways Legacy ERP Harms Businesses

When was the last time you upgraded your ERP system? Not just patched, fixed or tinkered with it—but implemented a substantive upgrade that enabled real business innovation, generated excitement and unleashed a wave of ideas and productivity from your users? You know—the same kinds of enthusiasm that greets web or iPhone apps like Instagram, Spotify, Netflix, etc.?

It’s time to explore the eight ways that your aging ERP system is holding back your business.

6 Critical Business Processes to Build Customer Loyalty

The buying experience has changed forever with the rise of companies like Amazon, using technology to set new standards. Whether your customers are businesses or consumers, they expect a level of service that was unthinkable a decade ago.

There is no doubt that transforming your business into a customer-centric organization is challenging. Taking a measured approach, you can determine which processes are most important to your customers and take them on one at a time. In this eBook, we’ll explain your options.

Enabling the Modern Business Through IT

As the pace of innovation accelerates, customer needs change and industries converge, many companies find it challenging for their information technology to support the rapidly changing needs of the business. 

To maintain relevance and drive growth, companies must innovate through new products, new lines of business, new customer-enabling and supply chain capabilities. Many companies are testing and innovating with new business models (including acquisitions), new services, new markets (including global expansion), and new pricing strategies such as freemium. To accomplish these goals, businesses need flexible, agile technology services to support them.

The Top 6 Reasons Wholesale Distributors Replace their Accounting/ERP Systems

During the last decade, Amazon has changed the playing field for the distribution industry. To survive and prosper in a customer-centric world, wholesale distributors must take control of their data. Tracking orders from end-to-end, continuously fine tuning inventory and delivering timely, useful information to managers, vendors and customers is the new normal.

As your organization grows, you need the tools that allow you to manage at a higher level—to make smarter decisions and maintain the personal service that built your business. In this eBook, we’ll explain how technology can help you to keep your business growing profitably.

6 Profitable Reasons to Replace Aging Business Management Systems

There comes a time when the challenges of keeping the business management systems you have had in place for a decade or more start to outweigh the cost savings. Slowly but surely, as technology advances, you find your business a little more behind the times…and struggling to keep pace with customer expectations.

There are very good, profit-driving reasons that this is the right time to make the move. Not only has technology become more affordable for every business, it is easier to use and delivers value faster. In this eBook, we’ll explain how implementing new technology supports business transformation.