Technology in a 2016 Modern ERP System: What You Need To Know

Marketers of ERP software naturally promote the positive aspects of their products but gloss over the weaknesses. Nowhere is this more evident than in terms of ERP technology. There are four different technologies on offer. These include on-premise software, hosting the software in a private cloud, subscribing to a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution […]

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7 Technology Functions Your ERP System Should Have

When considering ERP, it’s essential to look behind the cover and evaluate the underlying technology because this is where problems are most likely to occur. Aspects to be considered include the platform the solution uses, how its databases are structured, how the data is secured and how robust the software design is. ERP software may […]

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The Different Types of Technology in ERP

ERP can be loosely defined as the business software an organisation uses to manage its core business. The scope of ERP depends on whether the software is of an all-encompassing nature with related modules supporting the entire business or a smaller core ERP primarily focused on financial management with unrelated software powering other business functions.Core […]

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Top 5 ERP Technology Trends in 2015

ERP software represents the software backbone of organisations that have made the shift from employing separate software packages for every function to more comprehensive ERP solutions. As many have discovered, this transition is not always easy, but there is no doubt that companies using ERP reap handsome benefits. The Aberdeen Group, in a report titled […]

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Assessing ERP System Usability

Usability can be defined as the ability to provide a good service and to be of practical use. When used to describe an ERP system, it should properly describe all aspects of the system that affect the day-to-day use of the software. Apart from the quality and intuitiveness of the user interface, usability can be […]

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Emerging Technology Issues for ERP Systems

There is a significant move away from traditional on-premise ERP solutions towards ERP in the cloud. This represents a fundamental shift in IT technology as cloud ERP is substantially different to traditional on-premise solution. The disruptive technology brings with it a number of real and perceived challenges that have been used by proponents of on-premise […]

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Performance Support for NetSuite

The introduction and implementation of new business software is always a challenge for the employees who are going to use it. Firstly, there is the fear of change that inhibits some people to the extent they resist the changes. Secondly, even staff who eagerly anticipate the new solutions face times of apprehension and uncertainty when […]

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Online Cloud Environment: How Business Is Being Conducted

The Cloud has revolutionised the way companies do business. From its early tentative beginnings through to 2004, when widespread adoption of online software such as Gmail and Facebook began, the Cloud has morphed into an all-embracing platform that enhances virtually every kind of business activity. It has become an extremely useful tool that’s used by […]

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Are ERP Upgrades a Thing of the Past?

In the old days of centralised, mainframe computing, it used to be the case that upgrading an ERP system was a major undertaking. It was expensive, involved planned downtime and maybe needed changes to the hardware as well as the package itself. This was made worse if the system wasn’t just an off-the-shelf package but had […]

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ERP: Technological Functions Most In Demand Today

ERP, or Enterprise Resource Planning, made its way into the business scene in the late 80s and revolutionised the way businesses manage their enterprise planning functions. The rapidly changing ERP landscape, however, means that modern-day companies need more complex ERP solutions than QuickBooks and other generic solutions that have usually dominated the scene. Here are […]

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