• Teradata Announces New SAP ERP Data Integration
    [March 23, 2015] Big data analytics and marketing application provider Teradata announced that its product Teradata Analytics for SAP Solutions can now infuse data from SAP ERP applications into enterprise analytic and reporting applications in near real time.
  • New Version of ERP X3 Based on HTML 5
    [May 28, 2014] Sage announced the launch of the new Sage ERP X3 version 7 solution aimed at helping companies in new customers, reduce operating costs, and grow revenue. This version has a completely redesigned web and mobile experience. The new version features personal dashboards and intelligence tools so users can monitor performance, and get notifications of events […]
  • Cloud Computing Will Mean “Legacy Status” For Customized ERP Systems
    [February 5, 2014] Gartner predicts that by 2016, the impact of cloud computing and the emergence of postmodern ERP will mean “legacy status” for highly customized ERP systems, and urges CIOs to take action to address this “fast-approaching reality”.
  • Planning for 2014: Why You Should Consider Bing Ads
    [November 6, 2013] Around this time of year, a lot of our clients are planning their marketing budgets for 2014 and more often than not, we receive calls and emails inquiring about additional media platforms we would recommend they advertise on for their products and services. So if you’re like a lot of businesses towards the end of […]
  • New Enterprise Cloud Solutions Coming From Microsoft
    [October 9, 2013] Microsoft has announced a bunch of new enterprise cloud solutions coming this fall.
  • ERP Foundation Extension Launched By SAP
    [August 15, 2013] SAP recently announced the SAP ERP Foundation Extension, which it describes as “an integrated and comprehensive modering offering” that lets companies new to SAP implement a system optimized for their specific needs.
  • Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process
    [May 21, 2013] I have written about NewsGator on a number of occasions (see for example: NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint). I recently spoke with their new CEO, Daniel Kraft, as well as Stefanie Lightman who runs marketing and corporate strategy. NewsGator is a long time Microsoft partner for enterprise social on SharePoint with millions […]
  • New ERP Rapid-Deployment Solutions Launched By SAP
    [March 28, 2013] SAP announced the launch of some new ERP rapid-deployment apps this week. These would be the SAP ERP for Finance and Controlling, SAP ERP for Manufacturing and SAP ERP for Trading solutions.
  • Oracle ERP Gets Major Investment From UK Government
    [January 31, 2013] The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) will invest somewhere between £250 and £750 million in an Oracle shared services ERP platform, which will reportedly be opened up to other government departments. This is a consolidation effort, to get things running on fewer platforms.
  • Microsoft Dynamics Is Poised for an Exciting Future
    [November 7, 2012] Last week I had the opportunity to attend Microsoft Dynamics' Fall Analyst meeting in Bellevue Washington; the annual soiree that Microsoft puts on in order to share about the current state of, and future vision for, their enterprise ERP and CRM business applications.
  • Oracle Suffers 2% Decline In Revenue According To Report
    [September 28, 2012] Oracle posted its fiscal 2013 Q1 earnings report on Thursday. While profits were up 15%, revenues were down 2% to $8.2 billion, though GAAP new software licenses and cloud software subscriptions were up 5% to $1.6 billion.
  • Google Apps Vault Now Open To All
    [September 7, 2012] Google announced today that Google Apps Vault is now available online to new customers. The product was launched earlier this year as a new governance solution for Google Apps for businesses of all sizes, but certainly for businesses at the enterprise level.
  • BuyERP.com Posts Best Year Ever
    [July 27, 2012] For ERP software providers; what could the magic formula be for success? If you ask BuyERP.com the question, they'll provide you a simple answer - provide a quality product at low prices, send the product in a timely manner, and supply customers with great customer service. With this formula, BuyERP.com has announced its best fiscal year in its history.
  • ERP Implementation Advice
    [October 20, 2010] Getting something right on the first try, no matter what the subject, is often very important. Other outcomes mean risking time, money, and even all interest in the product or service. So today, we'd like to present a handful of tips for smoothly implementing ERP systems.
  • Open Source ERP Can Solve The Issue Of Outgrowing QuickBooks
    [October 6, 2010] Recent surveys have found that small and medium businesses (SMB) are increasingly willing to consider open source solutions. Not surprisingly, SMB and large enterprises are predisposed to different categories of open source software.
  • ERP Found Useful For SMEs
    [September 22, 2010] Small and medium-sized enterprises often hold back when it comes to using new products and services, and this is reasonable enough; non-Walmarts don't have billions of dollars with which to experiment, after all. However, a new report suggests that SMEs should definitely embrace ERP solutions.
  • NetSuite Launches ERP Program For Accountants
    [September 8, 2010] NetSuite, a provider of cloud-based financial ERP software, has introduced the NetSuite Accountant Program, aimed at helping accountants use cloud computing.
  • Lawson Launches ERP Tool For Disasters
    [August 25, 2010] Lawson Software has introduced Lawson Disaster Recovery, a cloud-based disaster recovery service to help its customers with business continuity after a technology-related disaster.
  • MyGPcloud Launches Cloud ERP Solution
    [August 12, 2010] RoseASP, a provider of hosted Microsoft Dynamics solutions, has announced the commercial availability of myGPcloud, a Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning solution (ERP) available on-demand in the cloud.
  • Solarsoft Introduces ERP Software In The Cloud
    [July 28, 2010] Solarsoft Business Systems has introduced a cloud-based version of its ERP platform for discrete manufacturers.
  • ERP.com To Sponsor Mobile Cloud Computing Event
    [July 16, 2010] The enterprise resource planning industry - and specifically, ERP.com - will be front and center when the Mobile Cloud Computing World Forum begins later this year. ERP.com has decided to be a sponsor of the event, meaning its name will be seen by quite a few important people.
  • SYSPRO ERP Software Wins New Product Award
    [June 23, 2010] The newest release of SYSPRO's ERP software is officially a hit. At the 2010 American Business Awards, SYSPRO 6.1 proved that it had wowed folks by winning the People's Choice Stevie Award for Favorite New End User Software Product.
  • The Battle Over Best-Of-Breed Vs. Integrated Suite Continues
    [June 9, 2010] The best-of-breed vs. integrated suite battle has been ongoing since integrated ERP software first came on the market. In the early days, buyers were forced to choose between standalone systems that performed one function very well (e.g., accounting, production planning) or one integrated system that offered modules for each function, but with varying degrees of functional depth.
  • What Can ERP Teach Enterprise 2.0?
    [May 26, 2010] I recently received a survey that looked at ERP Implementation strategies. The results made sense to me. It said the three most widely discussed are: Big bang - Implementation happens in a single instance. All users move to the new system on a given date.
  • Ascent Extends Dynamics AX ERP
    [May 5, 2010] Ascent Media has extended Microsoft's Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning (ERP) to meet the requirements of the media and entertainment industry.