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IFS and Acumatica Form Global Cloud ERP Powerhouse Under EQT Ownership

EQT Partners, a leading investment firm with $45B of assets under management, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire cloud-native enterprise software provider Acumatica through an investment vehicle owned by the same holding company that holds IFS AB (Industrial and Financial Systems).

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Survey Says: 5 Questions About ERP Implementations

In “The Real Facts about ERP Implementations,” the research firm Mint Jutras surveyed hundreds of North American manufacturing and distribution companies to explore the myth of past ERP implementation success rate data which told a dismal story.

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The Ultra Consultant’s Center of Excellence

As an ERP consulting firm serving manufacturing and distribution teams, Ultra Consultants guides enterprises through successful technology solution selection and implementation projects.

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Ultra at FABTECH 2018: Real-World Scenarios in Digital Transformation

That’s the focus of the Smart Manufacturing track of presentations, taking place at FABTECH 2018 on Tuesday, November 6 at the Atlanta Convention Center. I am joining Epicor and other thought leaders for timely sessions on how to drive value and transformation in the world of connected manufacturing and the Industrial Internet of Things.

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Enterprise Technology and a Retiring Workforce – How Can Manufacturers Prepare?

As a native Minnesotan, I was intrigued by an article published in the Star Tribune entitled “Minnesota manufacturers’ profits soar, but a labor shortage looms.” The article shared survey results that show hiring and retention as the major challenges facing the region’s manufacturing sector. At the same time, an “unexpectedly small” number of manufacturers are preparing their operations for any type of labor shortage, the survey found.

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