ERP Articles

How manufacturers can compete more effectively

The manufacturing industry can be slow to take on new technology, but new technology can drive higher customer engagement and growth opportunities… The manufacturing industry has been expanding for the past eight months, according to the Australian Industry Group Performance of Manufacturing Index. This is due, in part, to the weaker Australian dollar. But the [...]

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How NetSuite is powering growth in the sweet world of cloud ERP

Cloud ERP vendor growing rapidly, but no sign of profit… Having recently concluded its SuiteWorld annual conference, cloud ERP pioneer NetSuite is on a charge, with a rapidly expanding client base, revenues which have blown past the billion-dollar mark and growth which has seen the company become the sixth biggest software business in the world. [...]

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The art of the RFP

You will get what you asked for, so be careful to ask for what you actually need when it comes to your next RFP… Over my 20 years in the SAP world I have spent many long nights and weekends responding to RFPs – big and small, trivial and transformational. Some RFPs have had a [...]

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Gartner’s mid-market ERP Magic Quadrant: Which vendors shine?

With the release of its Magic Quadrant for Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies, Gartner has pointed to those vendors which are delivering the goods… While a considerable mouthful of a title, and consisting of a report which runs to well over 12,000 words, Gartner’s latest release (December 2015) provides a view on those vendors in [...]

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IFS named a Leader in Gartner’s 2015 ERP Magic Quadrant

Enterprise applications company named a Leader in Single-Instance ERP for Product Centric Midmarket Companies… “We are proud to, yet again, be recognized as a leader in the industry, a position that we attribute to our business growth, our domain expertise, and, not least, IFS Applications 9, the latest version of our extended ERP suite, which [...]

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