Enterprise Systems and Software Validation: What Pharma Needs to Know
Pharmaceutical processors face a strict set of mandates and requirements when it comes to enterprise technology. Ultra’s David Saunders shares key considerations with Pharmaceutical Processing Magazine.
Team Players: What to Consider when Assembling the ERP Project Team
Infor’s Manufacturing Matters Blog shares Ultra’s tips to assemble a top notch ERP project team. See this insight for companies looking to evaluate, select and implement an ERP system.
11 Common ERP Mistakes and How to Avoid Making Them
Jeff Carr, Ultra Consultants Founder and CEO, weighs in with other industry experts regarding common missteps IT leaders make when choosing, deploying and implementing an ERP system — and what they can do to prevent or circumvent them.
Manufacturing, Distribution Teams Gain Value from New Ultra Consultants’ Educational Webinar Series
Manufacturing and distribution project teams have access to free educational webinars addressing key topics such as lean, mixed-mode processes and Cloud ERP. The article summarizes the current offerings.
Risky Business? Why Looking at ERP and Risk Management Pays Off
ERP Focus shares Ultra’s insights into ERP and risk. Ultra makes the case that The most successful organizations employ a structured approach to risk analysis and through the planning phases and the other phases of the ERP project.
How CIOs Can Avoid Pain Points during ERP Implementation
Making the right decision about technology is a formidable task – particularly when it comes to enterprise solutions such as an ERP system The trade journal Enterprise CIO asked Ultra’s Jeff Carr to weigh in.
Challenges Persist in Tying Together Automated Business and Manufacturing Systems
Food Processing magazine highlights Ultra Consultants’ expertise in enterprise technology evaluation, selection and analysis in this feature article. Featured is Ultra’s role in assisting Deschutes Brewery with business process transformation.
Ultra’s State of the Economy Analysis
The media outlet Industry Week published Ultra’s insights about US and international economic activity – a useful overview on the key trends that impact the manufacturing sector.
Diminishing Returns from Legacy Technology?
The publication “Data Center Knowledge” shares Ultra’s summary of questions to consider about ERP maturity and health. The tips are of value to those manufacturing and distribution companies evaluating an ERP upgrade or replacement.
How to Avoid Pain Points During the Enterprise Software Selection Process
Ultra Founder and CEO Jeff Carr shares tips to avoid the common pain points organizations experience
during enterprise software selection process.
Ultra Consultants Named Great Place to Work Second Consecutive Year
Ultra Consultants is again certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work. Our independent research and consulting firm ranks as a high performance workplace culture.
ERP Deployment: How to Ensure Value Realization after Deployment
Ultra Consultants guest article looks at a proven methodology to drive results and measurable value after ERP deployment.
How Better Visibility Improves the Bottom Line
ERP Focus shares Ultra’s insights into how ERP data visualization can improve manufacturing and distribution operations and customer satisfaction.
Plant Engineering Magazine: Benefits of ERP for Batch and Process Manufacturing
Ultra Consultants shares insights about the specific requirements batch and process manufacturers face when it comes to enterprise systems.
Fortune Magazine Names Ultra Corporation to the Top 50 of the Best Small Workplaces in the US for 2016
Ultra is ranked as a FORTUNE 50 Best Small Workplaces, compiled by the Great Place to Work® Institute, in our first year of participation.
ERP Software Helps Big Builders Grapple with Global Complexity
Ultra’s George Trudell contributes to an article that looks at the challenges of managing far-flung, large-scale operations –no small or easy task, but new ERP choices can ease the pain.
Ultra Corporation Recognized and Certified for its Top Workplace Performance and Environment by Great Place to Work®
Ultra has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Ultra earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys.
Ultra Consultants Appoints New Partner to Guide Sales and Marketing
Ultra Consultants announced that Scott Hanson has joined the company to further develop their growing portfolio of manufacturing and distribution customers seeking technology-driven business transformations.
Modern Distribution Management: Better Supply Chain = Improved Profitability
George Trudell, Ultra Partner, talks with Eric Smith about preventing supply chain disruptions, and best practices for distributors to build a better supply chain for their companies through technology, talent and innovation. (Subscription required to access full article.)
Archived News and Media Coverage
Dynamics Cafe: Food and Beverage Buyers Guide
Gil Garcia, Director of Manufacturing Industries at Microsoft, discusses the basic requirements of Food & Beverage versus CPG buyers, as well as his participation in Ultra’s webinar, ‘An Insider’s View to Buying ERP for Food and Beverage: A One-Hour Webinar with Microsoft’.
Five Guidelines for Business Process Improvement with ERP
Read about the five points that manufacturing companies need to employ in seeking continuous business process improvement (BPI) through an ERP selection and implementation project.
Automation.com: ERP Selection: The Place to Start
We share the best way to get started on ERP selection via this this leading industry website – giving companies a sense of how to get a project off the ground.
BusinessSoftware.com: Effective ERP Selections
This industry website asked us to share tips to manage an effective ERP selection project.
Metalforming Magazine: Navigating the ERP Terrain
Ultra Consultants provides insight into what today’s ERP project team needs to know for success.
ERP Focus: The Search for ERP Integration Begins with a Map
Ultra’s guest post looks at the need to improve the level of integration between ERP and other mission-critical applications.
Manufacturing Business Technology: 7 Guidelines For Today’s ERP Project
To help manage the process of ERP evaluation and selection, Ultra shares seven guidelines to keep in mind when entering into an ERP project.
Modern Machine Shop: Job Shop ERP: What Should You Look For?
Ultra’s Senior Consultant Dennis Gilhooley shares his expert insight into what job shops need to consider when it comes to ERP.
ERP Focus: Does the Method Matter? A Close Look at ERP Selection Methodology
Jeff Carr offers guidelines for the most effective ERP selection method in this ERP Focus guest post.
Tech Trends Journal: Breaking Bad/Big Data
Industry reporter Al Bredenburg interviews Ultra Consulting about how big data impacts manufacturers.
Social ERP: Key Considerations: ERP & Change Management
The website Social ERP shares Ultra’s perspectives about ERP and Change Management.
TechTrends Journal: Six Key Criteria for Selection a Manufacturing ERP Solution
What’s the secret to effective ERP selection? This TechTrends Journal includes insight from the team at Ultra Consulting.
PRWeb: Ultra Consultants Demo Series Provides Valuable Insight
Ultra’s demo series is highlighted in this PRWeb news release. The demo series has emerged as the most effective way to streamline ERP selection.
ERP Focus: Your ERP Project Team: It Pays to be Strategic
A guest post from Ultra is featured on the website ERP Focus. The post shares tips for an effective ERP project team. The article stresses an emphasis on a strategic approach.
ERP Focus: Wrestling With Your ERP System? These Five Questions Can Stop the Fight
The industry website ERP Focus looks at the fight some organizations have with their current ERP systems. Five questions help manufacturers take stock of their situation.
Manufacturing.Net: ERP Demo Series Helps Shorten Duration, Complexity Of Selection Process
The industry portal “Manufacturing.net” shares the news of Ultra’s can’t-miss Demo Series. Ultra regularly hosts the series, geared to mid-market manufacturers.