Current economic affairs, with a special focus on the U.S. Manufacturing and Distribution Industry, have a direct impact on today’s manufacturing and distribution companies. Here’s our wrap up of recent economic data and events that have major sway over the economy. Spring Promises or Threats? By far the biggest news is the impending U.S.
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On the road again! Ultra is continuing our tour of the ERP vendor user group conference circuit. Teams from Ultra have attended events including IFS World Conference 2018, as well as the Netsuite annual conference SuiteWorld. Ultra also attended the recently concluded PowerPlex 2018 User Conference hosted by Plex Systems in Detroit. Most
As independent ERP consultants, Ultra has a unique perspective on what it takes to transform operations at today’s manufacturing and distribution organization. We hear so much about the term “digital transformation” that’s it’s difficult to even understand what the term means. After leading several hundred enterprise technology transformation
Every Spring is typically “ERP Vendor User Group Conference season” and this year is no exception. Teams from Ultra Consultants have been in attendance at recent user conference events including IFS World Conference 2018, as well as the recently concluded NetSuite annual conference SuiteWorld. This past week Ultra attended PowerPlex 2018 User
In the face of merger and acquisition activity, what’s key to consider when it comes to assessing IT strategies around enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems? Does the enterprise technology platform deliver value? Will the technology scale to accommodate growth or reorganization? A previous blog post entitled “PE Firms and ERP – 3 Issues
Enterprise applications vendor IFS hosted its annual user and customer conference earlier this month in Atlanta, Georgia. The gathering put the spotlight on the vendor’s products, which include the cloud development of component-based software for enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM) and field service management
My previous blog post entitled “Looking Back at SuiteWorld 2018” summarized key highlights from some of the conference breakout sessions and keynotes. This post shares timely guidelines presented by my colleague Rich Sides, Ultra Partner and COO, who was part of an informative SuiteWorld 2018 panel entitled “Vision to Value: Evaluating the Right
More than 7,500 attendees gathered in Las Vegas last week for SuiteWorld 2018, hosted by NetSuite. Now in its eighth year, SuiteWorld brought the Oracle NetSuite ecosystem together in one place to learn, share and grow. I was pleased to attend the event with a team from Ultra Consultants. We attended the many breakout sessions and keynotes to
Ultra takes a concerted interest in world economic affairs, with a special focus on the U.S. Manufacturing and Distribution Industry. This current state of the economy update includes facts and figures captured in February, as well as details about events that have major sway over the economy. April Showers The global economy remains robust,
What’s possible with today’s food and beverage processing ERP systems? Food and beverage manufacturers face unique challenges when implementing enterprise technology, and the challenges differ from those discrete manufacturers face. One of the most common set of processes food and beverage companies must manage involves recipe management,
Our team of independent ERP consultants understands that the state of the economy impacts the business decisions project teams make about modernization requirements. Consequently, Ultra takes a concerted interest in world economic affairs, with a special focus on the U.S. Manufacturing and Distribution Industry. Here's an in-depth economic
Over recent months, we’ve been hearing that Microsoft would be making a major announcement regarding Dynamics NAV. The industry discussions were especially active with industry chatter about Microsoft’s project which was code-named “Tenerife.” Industry pundits described the project as a restructuring of the Dynamics 365 product built from parts