I’m a bit swamped right now, but I thought I’d address a number of specific requests from your comments in Supply Chain Management 101 by pointing you to a bunch of other free resources on our sites:
Want to join the ranks of the hapless and the crushed?
Want to become an oft-cited statistic in software selection horror stories?
Here’s how, in 10 easy steps.
1. Fail to get user buy-in.
Users, bless their souls, just won’t use an application they don’t want to use. Especially if they feel it’s been foisted on Read the rest of this entry »
I covered the basics of ERP previously, and thought I’d move on to supply chain management (SCM), which we’re also featuring in tomorrow’s TEC Newsletter (go to Newsletter archives), with lots of white paper goodness, to boot.
What is SCM? Read the rest of this entry »
We get asked this question a lot, so I thought I’d provide a brief overview.
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software unifies traditional management functions within a coherent, integrated system. These management functions may vary from product to product, but comprehensive ERP software applications encompass the following areas:
Is there really such a thing as the small to medium business (SMB) advantage?
Maybe, maybe not.
In recent years, rapid growth has created mounds of data which—far from serving better business decisions—actually insulate executives from suppliers, customers, and employees. The founding, preemptive advantage of SMBs—that executives are closer to the action—has dissipated under the crushing weight of data silos. Read the rest of this entry »
You may have noticed that we’re steadily adding new content to our Evaluation Center pages (check out our CRM page to see what I’m talking about). We’ll be giving them a new look soon, but for now we’re focusing on refreshing the text for each page. Read the rest of this entry »