Maximizing Profitability: Understanding Purchasing and Production Variances

Revenue, profit, and margin topics are heavily analyzed and frequently scrutinized in all manufacturing organizations. Sales analysis is an age-old concept in business and one that is increasing in focus as manufacturers gain greater exposure to advanced ERP and Business Intelligence software. Big data analytics has become all the rage, and what better data to …

Where do you rank on the ERP Pain-O-Meter? – CIO.com

ERP Pain-O-Meter

The experiences as an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software user and as an ERP software vendor have led to the formation of the ERP Pain-O-Meter. About 25 years ago, I ran my own manufacturing business and personally experienced significant ERP pain. The business struggled to get reliable data out of the ERP system to make …