Whether your company is implementing an ERP system for the first time, or replacing a legacy implementation, it’s critically important to make the right choice. An ERP solution is, at its foundation, a strategic choice. What new capabilities does your organization need and want? What problems are you trying to solve? What do you want your core
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One of the many things that made 2020 difficult was the near impossibility of spontaneous, "watercooler" conversations about our projects, ERP technologies, industries and the business environment. Fortunately, we were able to chat virtually with our top consultants and other industry experts to get their take on a variety of important topics. And
For many organizations, the end of the year is a time to look back and see what was successful. Ultra is no exception. Here, based on views, social media shares and other criteria, are our 12 Best Blog Posts for 2020: 12. Manufacturing Q&A: Optimized Product Configuration, Industry 4.0 and a Better Buying Experience | READ | Our
Whether your existing ERP system is at the end of its lifespan, your vendor is sunsetting support for your current version, or you feel you’re not getting enough value from it, moving to a new ERP system is a big undertaking. So, before you take the leap, make sure you need to replace your current solution, and determine that your organization
Food & Beverage companies — big, medium and small — are looking at modern ERP solutions to help them manage more effectively, streamline key functions and accelerate core processes. To achieve those objectives, they need a solution that is well-suited to the Food & Beverage business – and fits their organization’s unique needs. What
Most Food & Beverage organizations start ERP selection with a list of the biggest and best-known names in the ERP software marketplace, then research features, functionalities and total cost of ownership, and then schedule multiple rounds of sales presentations and demos. Often overlooked in this process are specialized solution providers
An aging ERP system is like a house or automobile in that the older it gets the more it needs to be maintained. And, like a house or car, at some point it makes sense to purchase a new one rather than continue to fix the old one. Estimates vary, but ERP systems typically have a lifespan of between seven and 10 years – although, with today’s
The enterprise software selection process is a long and complicated process – for several good reasons. The solution you choose will affect the way you conduct business for years to come, and it will impact virtually every function. It’s a significant investment, even with today’s cloud-based packages. And with approximately 75 percent of ERP
Right-sizing inventory and wrangling a complex supply chain are challenging in normal times. But the ongoing COVID pandemic is making these core functions even more difficult to handle. Today, the key to surviving – and thriving – is to optimize your processes. But, our ERP experts say, the first step is not new software. It’s an honest,
Today’s IT departments increasingly leverage the cloud to deliver applications and services throughout the organization, as well as to customers and partners. In fact, last year Gartner reported that 40% of organizations in North America plan to spend the majority of new or additional funding on cloud technologies. Modern, forward-looking ERP
Thanks to technological advances in the industry, the global smart meters market is expected to grow from $20.7 billion in 2020 to $28.6 billion by 2025, a compound annual growth rate of 6.7 percent. For companies at the forefront, it’s a chance to gain ground and boost revenue. Milbank Manufacturing Co. is a company with nearly a century of
Most project teams from mid-market manufacturing and distribution organizations are challenged by an ERP selection project. This is because an ERP project cuts across each area of the business, impacting functional areas from finance, accounting and supply chain, to shop floor, production, inventory, quality management, shipping and more.