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Business Process

Industry 4.0 Institutionalizes Intellectual Property

Industry 4.0 has been helping Manufacturers solve many workplace challenges, from small issues to large. The Manufacturing industry has been comprised of  a more mature and skilled workforce that often presents organizations a challenge when they need to fill jobs. Stuck between a nearing retirement workforce and a young engineers and operators with comparatively less experience, manufacturers are in bad place…
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Navigating Your Digital Technology Journey

There is no doubt that digital technology dramatically improves the economics and capabilities of every business, especially Manufacturers. Using hardware, software, algorithms, and the internet makes it 10 x cheaper and faster to engage customers, create offerings, harness partners, and operate your business. However, only 30% of Manufacturers are maximizing the potential digital technology can offer their business. The rest are…
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Project Management Has Never Been Easier Than With Epicor ERP

Finding the time and resources to manage projects from cradle to grave can be an arduous project in and of itself. Epicor ERP has the project management capabilities to make this aspect of your operations run as smoothly as possible. Epicor Project Management is a comprehensive solution for project managers who plan and execute simple or complex projects that can require…
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Epicor Acquires Content Management Software Provider docSTAR

Epicor announced this week that it has acquired privately-held docSTAR, an award-winning developer of document management software based in Schenectady, New York. docSTAR offered cloud-based enterprise content management (ECM) and automated accounts payable (AP) solutions, which will be a nice edition to the Epicor ERP solutions portfolio. This move by Epicor reconfirms their commitment to maximize the customer experience and…
Thursday, January 5, 2017

Business Process Management is a Necessity

It’s the holiday seasoning and the time of year many of us find ourselves traveling. If your journey is long, you probably have a plan including procuring a map and planning your route. People have an easy time visualizing their destination but don’t understand the pitfalls that lie in the actual journey. Business process management is the roadmap to the…
Sunday, November 27, 2016

Will the New Year Bring IT Resolutions?

With the New Year approaching us, this is the time of year that everyone starts pondering about their New year resolutions. Many people vow to exercise more, eat more healthy, spend more time with their family and/or friends, etc… New years resolutions usually has people starting to reflect on their life and things they may want to change. Will you…
Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Using Technology to Increase Business Productivity

When technology is properly implemented, it serves as a great tool that allows your employees to work remotely, helps with time management skills, and allows for collaboration between departments. Here are some tips to use technology to increase the efficiency of your business processes: Set up a Virtual Office– when workers don’t have to commute to an office, they save…
Thursday, July 30, 2015

The ROI of Going Paperless

Everyone wants to improve efficiency and get their work done in the most streamlined way possible. But before investing in new technology, a company has to understand how the solution will allow them to make their money back quickly and help them continue to save going forward. When it comes to document management software, there are many pieces that go…
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Using Mobility – Field Sales for Productivity and Communication

Using an enterprise mobility solution for sales and distribution will help you drive productivity and communication for real time data entry and knowledge transfer. It will provide complete sales and fulfillment workflow from quotes and orders to inventory management, payment and proof-of-delivery. Using standard workflows such as customer maintenance, customer history, replenishment, comprehensive product pricing, and taxation schedules allow you…
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

How Small is Too Small for a Manufacturing ERP?

I hear it all the time. “We are too small for a an ERP”. But after a little due diligence I find most companies are exactly right for an ERP. The problem stems from the mind set that the numbers of users or employees should drive the need. The reality is, if you are a small business you HAVE TO…
Monday, April 14, 2014