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How to assemble a winning ERP team

Temperamental soloists, control freaks, hijackers and empire builders can wreck your ERP project. Tips for developing and maintaining your ERP vision.

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17 painful ways a major software purchase can go wrong

The pain of a major software purchase going wrong can lead to wishing the project had never been started. However, by then contracts are signed and it is too late to do anything about it. Read and be warned!

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3 warning signs for a 'never-ending' ERP project

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations are never easy. Many projects start with excitement and high levels of participation but quickly devolve into run-on projects with that are over budget and rife with change orders....

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How to select ERP for the services industries

ERP for manufacturers, an ERP suite for service industries needs to be focused on managing projects not products, according to a report from Technology Evaluation Centers. Download this free buyer’s guide to get in-depth analysis of...

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SAP design chief talks details of Apple deal

SAP's chief design officer says modern workers have high expectations for the enterprise apps they use each day, and the company's recent deal with Apple is designed to elevate business software and enhance the overall SAP user...

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Apple's SAP deal means more iOS enterprise apps

Apple continues to make headway in the business world. This week it landed a significant partnership with SAP that could have a major impact on mobile productivity.

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What kind of ERP solution do you seek, Mr. Right or Mr. Right Now?

When evaluating a new ERP system, companies have a hard choice to make. Do you they want something that can satisfy their needs best right now or are they looking for solutions that will grow with them long term and meet needs that...

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8 ways to get the most out of your ERP system

Experts in ERP software share tips on choosing, deploying and managing an ERP system.

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How to keep requirements wish lists from crippling software purchases

Requirements wish lists can paralyze a major software purchase. This article considers ideas for dealing with the problem.

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Knowing when it's time to replace your aging enterprise software

All enterprise software eventually becomes obsolete. Here's how to decide exactly when enterprise software should be replaced

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Enterprise ERP reaches for the cloud

Benefits outweigh risks for big companies seeking flexibility, scalability.

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Whirlpool CIO tackles ERP overhaul and IoT-powered appliances

CIO Mike Heim is replacing Whirlpool’s aging SAP ERP systems with the vendor's HANA software, and is working closely with IBM on its Internet of Things predictive analytics platform.

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Samsung targets businesses with Enterprise Device Program

Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and GS7 edge smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2016 yesterday. Along with the devices, it also announced new enterprise programs designed to encourage businesses to adopt Samsung's latest Android...

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ERP software gets a makeover

Can typically staid ERP software take a page from leading consumer apps when it comes to improving usability?

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On trend: ERP software gets modern data, mobile and social user interface

The user interface is one area where ERP software vendors are differentiating themselves, according to a Technology Evaluation Centers analyst. Buyers of ERP software should be looking for user interfaces that include data dashboards,...

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Business leaders lack confidence in IoT technology

Businesses are slowly starting to adopt Internet of Things technology. However, a survey from IT staffing firm TEKsystems shows that while leaders understand the impact of the IoT, overall confidence in its adoption is low.

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Top 3 reasons CFOs migrate to a cloud-based accounting system

Over the past few years, there has been a massive increase in the adoption of software-as-a-service and cloud-based accounting systems. Organizations large and small are exploring the cloud and its many advantages, but what started...

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Under pressure everything becomes fluid

There is a misunderstanding that under pressure people perform better. Pressure to a certain degree is fine and can have a positive impact on performance, because people become aware of the fact that things have to get done. But too...

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