Whether you are an electrical supplies wholesaler or a manufacturer of oilfield equipment, the challenge is the same: Are you maximizing your margins by keeping your administrative processes as streamlined as possible? Or, are you wasting time and money by supporting paper-intensive processes to handle quotes, orders, ship notices, receipt documents and invoices?
The cloud is gaining traction in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) market and most vendors now have a cloud offering. After examining small and medium companies that have implemented cloud ERP, Nucleus found customers were able to achieve substantial benefits, including reduced IT costs, increased employee productivity, and better inventory management. This report analyzes the benefits of cloud ERP and provides examples of how vendors helped their customers increase return on investment (ROI) and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO).
Managing Complexity in the Extended Enterprise. Regardless of company size, businesses must
balance the increasing cost and effort involved in managing the network with other business functions that also require time, resources, personnel, and management attention.
Even with increased start-up costs, higher-end processors can offer a lower TCO thanks to better performance. This white paper shows detailed comparisons between higher- and lower-end servers with surprising results—including a 42% lower TCO and 87% faster performance for the higher-end processor.
See how organizations in several different industries have put an SOA infrastructure to use and discovered untapped value within their businesses. This white paper reveals strategies learned from experience to relieve budget pressures, improve time-to-market, boost productivity and many other benefits from a reusable SOA infrastructure.
The 2010 Top 20 ERP Vendor Report reveals: The Top 20 ERP software providers you should consider; Highlights of each vendor's strengths in accounting, manufacturing, supply chain management, and more; Vendor background and contact information to get you started; How the right ERP software can simplify processes and reduce production costs.
Download this white paper now and learn high level definitions, opportunity identification, and future potentials for: Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Anytime, Anywhere Availability, Mobile Devices, Web 2.0, and Report Cards or Balanced Scorecards as a Business Intelligence (BI) capability.
Even today the myth persists that only large businesses should consider implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). The truth of the matter paints a far different picture: Successful small businesses have been able to realize the benefits of ERP.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software proves a company with a fiscal and operational system of record upon which to run their business, while also providing a level of visibility and transparency across their business processes.
Read an analysis of how the addition of SAP Sybase ASE as SAP's preferred database for SAP Business All-in-One solutions can reduce the overall total cost of ownership (TCO) for the database and optimize performance of SAP Business All-in-One.
Published By: Kenandy
Published Date: Jan 28, 2015
What do Star Trek and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) have in common? Apart from each being a bold adventure, both have experienced a rebirth as a next generation. In recent reports, Mint Jutras describes the next generation of ERP in terms of new technology that enables:
new ways of engaging with ERP
custom configuration without programming
Published By: Oco, Inc.
Published Date: Dec 10, 2008
In today’s tough economic times, more and more companies are looking to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) on-demand business intelligence (BI) solutions to assess how they can quickly reduce inventory levels, assemble information, analyze operations and gain new insights in how to improve performance.
Traditionally companies had only two choices for integrating SAP solutions, complex and expensive platforms like EAI or write custom code. Integration Appliances offer companies a third option, one that dramatically simplifies and accelerates SAP integration by using a “configuration, not coding” approach to rapidly connect SAP applications with a wide variety of applications, without burdening specialist resources.
Many CFOs and the finance organizations they lead have started to take on new strategic roles within the enterprise. Their goal is to enforce stricter control processes to ensure legal and regulatory compliance, offer strategic insights into the internal and external business environment, and connect the business strategy with daily operations through performance tracking.
Read this white paper from CFO Research Services, which examines why and how chief financial offers are looking to create "highly integrated" organizations by moving from standalone spreadsheets to integrated planning, budgeting, and forecasting systems. (CFO Research Services, 2008)
Examine the trends in enterprise resource planning (ERP) that are driving businesses to adopt an enterprise services-oriented architecture (SOA). And learn how enterprise SOA can help your organization deliver operational excellence and realize new levels of innovation by enabling more responsiveness and agility.
Learn how core corporate processes can help your company meet financial objectives and mitigate risk in troubled economic times. Discover how streamlining common processes can reduce costs, and how you can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the processes that differentiate you from the competition.
Consider how you can gain control of cost structures by taking systematic steps to improve operational efficiency. By using efficient, automated processes, you can reduce waste, unnecessary overtime, and other cost factors. Integrated business software systems put this efficiency overhaul within reach, quickly, and affordably.
Dedication to Lean requires a focus on change, the identification of areas of improvement across the enterprise and a commitment to monitor continuously. The real challenge to Lean, however, requires this first change, a shift in the culture.