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
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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
The Ultra ERP Blog keeps pace with the IT and enterprise software market activity – especially as it relates to ERP selection and enterprise software implementation. This guest post from Plex Systems takes a close look today’s biggest challenges faced by manufacturers in an enterprise environment. Every business comes with its
We read with interest a blog post from Plex Systems entitled “What is Connected Manufacturing and Why You Should Care About It?” As noted in the blog post, from the Industrial Internet of Things and additive manufacturing, to advances in product innovation, manufacturing is increasingly becoming part of the digital economy. The Plex post
The concept of cloud computing has become commonplace in the past years with applications like Gmail, iCloud, DropBox, and Microsoft 365, to mention a few. In the world of enterprise applications, it’s a common business scenario to rely on enterprise applications in the cloud, such as Salesforce.com. Even today, our team of independent ERP
Many ERP project teams in the manufacturing and distribution industries rightly put the focus on driving the most ROI from their enterprise technology project. As part of this quest, ERP selection teams continue to give serious consideration to the SaaS delivery model. Even those teams from today’s small to medium organizations look at the
It's that time once again when we look to the coming New Year and plan for what's ahead. In this two-part blog post series, we examine some of the disruptive trends we're seeing in enterprise technology. This first blog looks at the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), digital transformation, and solid gains in the cloud related to ERP in
The Ultra ERP Blog keeps pace with the IT and enterprise software market activity – especially as it relates to ERP selection and enterprise software implementation. This guest post takes a close look at the Bot Economy of conversational bots - or chatbots - in an enterprise environment. As more millennials join the workforce
In a previous blog, we discussed some of the major keynotes of the Epicor Insights 2017 conference in Nashville, Tennessee. This blog serves to go a bit more in depth about the plans Epicor has for their Epicor ERP 10 solution. The Future of Epicor 10 Lee Ann Schommer, SVP Product Management, and Scott Hays, SVP Product Marketing, led the
As Cloud ERP vendors gain momentum in the manufacturing and distribution industries, ERP selection teams continue to give serious consideration to the technology platform. For today’s project teams, since adoption and ERP implementation are more widespread, Cloud ERP considerations are very much on the minds of today's small to medium
In this post, we’ll dive a bit deeper into the keynotes presented at the event, and the product offering updates for the company's other solutions. In our previous blog about Sage Summit 2017, we focused primarily on the evolution of the Sage X3 solution. Sage CEO, Stephen Kelly, and Sage Executive Vice President, Nancy Harris, discussed the
A few weeks ago, SAP hosted their SAPPHIRE ASUG (Americas’ SAP Users’ Group) Conference in Orlando, Florida. The event spanned over three days, May 16-18, and featured multiple keynotes and software announcements. Part 1 focused mostly on the release of SAP Leonardo, and this blog focuses on part two of the conference, which focused mainly on