Today’s manufacturing and distribution companies must keep abreast of both local and global economic activities. Here’s Ultra’s monthly wrap up of recent economic data and events that have major sway over the economy, with a special focus on the U.S. Manufacturing and Distribution. Has the Pace Peaked? As the global cyclical upswing approaches
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See the latest ERP News and Events across the industry, with a special focus on Ultra's industry research and insight.
Heard any good ERP systems news lately? An important mission of Ultra’s ERP consultant team is to guide manufacturing and distribution companies heading into an active ERP project. Project teams have told us that it’s advantageous to receive enterprise systems education from an independent, vendor-agnostic resource. A company’s objective
We’re in the mid-year summer season in the U.S. Manufacturing and Distribution Industry and as always, it’s an ever-changing economic climate with many highs and lows. Here’s Ultra's wrap up of recent economic data and events that have major sway over the economy. Summer Stagnation Global growth is projected to reach 3.9 percent in 2018 and
Is it time to assess your organization's ERP health? It is if your processes involve manual workarounds, stand-alone or siloed solutions, cumbersome spreadsheets or duplicate data entry. As independent consultants serving manufacturers and distributors, we’ve seen that outdated enterprise technology hinders business process
Manufacturing and Distribution Organizations Poised for Success with New Additions to Ultra’s ERP Consulting Team
Since Ultra Consultants was founded in 1994, project teams from hundreds of manufacturing and distribution organizations have realized value from our ERP consulting team. Each team member offers manufacturers and distributors decades of experience in enterprise software systems and best practices. Ultra’s focus is to retain the industry’s
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.
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