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Survey Of Financial Executives Offers Insight Into ERP Implementations

CFO.com conducted a survey of 160 senior financial executives to gain insight on real world experiences with enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations. These experts shared their stories with the intent of preventing other businesses from making similar mistakes. As discussed in “ERP: Lessons from the Field,” posted by Chris Schmidt on CFO.com, here are three […]

Categories: Business Intelligence, Choosing an ERP VAR/Partner, Cloud Based ERP, Compare ERP Software Packages, Cost of ERP Software, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP Functionality, ERP Software Implementation Tips, ERP Software Information, ERP Software Selection Tips, Financial management

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Don’t Wait Too Long To Let Go Of Legacy Management Systems

Years ago, many businesses invested heavily in creating customized business management systems that addressed specific business situations. These legacy management systems were necessary for capturing the data that businesses needed to manage day-to-day operations. Unfortunately, these rigid systems can’t grow and change as your business grows and changes. Don’t wait to replace burdensome outdated systems […]

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There’s Work, Then There’s Busy Work – There Is A Difference

You may be surprised to learn that according to a recent survey, employees indicate that they only spend about 45% of their work day on primary job tasks. Consider that you’ve hired specific people to perform tasks that captures their expertise and talents and puts them to good use toward satisfying customers and driving growth. […]

Categories: Business Intelligence, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP Functionality, ERP Software Information, Financial management

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The Importance Of Measuring The Right Metrics

Not all data is good data and not all metrics are meaningful. If you are becoming bogged down with too much data or it’s taking too long to find the accurate data that you need to make business decisions, then it may be time for a better business management solution. Business owners and managers spend […]

Categories: Business Intelligence, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP for distribution, ERP for manufacturing, ERP Software Information, ERP Software Research, ERP Software Selection Tips, Financial management, inventory control

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Are You Getting Paid On Time?

Sure your customers are paying, but are your receivables coming in faster than your payables? If you aren’t able to closely track accounts receivable or payables in real-time, then it may be time for a new business management solution. Like any other business, you gladly accept cash payments and likely also offer terms for your […]

Categories: Business Intelligence, Cost of ERP Software, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP Functionality, ERP Software Information, Financial management

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Dump The Dumb Software For Smarter Software

Entry level business software and spreadsheets aren’t doing anything for you except storing business data.  Like flipping through papers in a file cabinet, you may be able to find tidbits of data but that’s about it.  In order to gain “actionable” business insight, you need an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that offers business […]

Categories: Business Intelligence, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP for distribution, ERP for manufacturing, Financial management, inventory control

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Up Your Game With Game-Changing Technology

As your business has grown and become more successful, you may notice that maintaining financial records, inventory, and other important business data is becoming more difficult and time-consuming.  Entry-level business software has limits and you may have reached them.  Don’t let your business solutions distract you from your goals.  Get back in the game with […]

Categories: Business Intelligence, Epicor ERP Solutions

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Back To The Drawing Board

What do you do when you’ve realized that you have the wrong business management solution?  Do you create work-arounds to make it function or do you look for something that will work better?  Choosing the wrong business management system can be an expensive mistake.   However, the cost for implementing the right system is much less […]

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Planning and Tracking Holiday Sales through Microsoft Dynamics GP

The holiday season is one of the most profitable for many businesses. With snowflakes and holiday music in the air, customers are in the mood to shop until they drop. Businesses are also spending money this time of year, utilizing any funds left over in their budget before year-end. This is a prime opportunity for […]

Categories: Business Intelligence, ERP for retail and hospitality

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Analyze Data at a Glance with Dashboards

One glance at your car’s dashboard tells you everything you need to know about your speed, fuel, oil temperature, and other vital systems to ensure your car is running smoothly and safely.  You can say the same thing about a reporting dashboard that provides visual analysis of your business activity.  But what is the value […]

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