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Life Sciences

Becoming IPO Ready as a Life Sciences Business

Now is a good moment for enterprising life sciences startups eying a future initial public offering.“Covid really brought some perspective on what the life sciences market can...

Life Sciences

Example of ERP in Life Sciences

Life science companies such as biotechnology, and biopharmaceutical companies face significant business challenges. These include optimizing processes and operations while meeting...

SAP erp

The Pros and Cons of SAP ERP Systems

System Applications and Products (SAP) is a multinational software development company based in Germany. It is mainly known for its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software,...

ERP manufacturing

What is an ERP system in Manufacturing?

Running a successful business requires setting up systems that integrate your daily operations for enhanced productivity and efficacy. One of the primary systems your business...

Advantages of ERP

Advantages of ERP Packages

If you’re a small manufacturer looking to go big, how do you get from A to Z with minimal growing pains? You’re going to need increased capacity, a bigger staff headcount, and...

SCM

What is ERP in Supply Chain Management?

Speed, efficiency, and clear communications: these are the keys for a business of any size to stay competitive in today’s global marketplace. Unfortunately, ever-changing...

business growth

How can ERP improve a company's business performance?

The new normal for the world is volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. This is a challenging new normal.

ERP cloud

What is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System?

Daily business decisions can be as low-stakes as prioritizing your email inbox or as momentous as deciding on a strategic acquisition. Your choices can lead to solutions to the...

Life Sciences

Benefits and Pitfalls of ERP for Startups

Life sciences and biotech companies often make miracles happen, but the road from a spark of genius to a regulator-approved product isn’t easy. Getting to market involves...

Distribution

Distributors Need To Move Beyond QuickBooks to Better Serve Multiple Online Marketplaces

QuickBooks has been the accounting software of choice for distributors and other small businesses for several decades. Marketed as a full-service offering, Intuit’s QuickBooks can...

Life Sciences

5 Key Features for Life Science Executives To Look For in An ERP System

The Life Sciences industry (Bio-Pharma, Medical Devices, Biotech, etc.) is unique in many ways beyond the products they bring to market, especially how organizations “evolve” as...

ERP

Give Time Back to Your Teams to Grow Your Business

Time is one of the best gifts you can give to your teams. Too often, workers are bogged down with mundane, repetitive tasks that prevent them from focusing on the more...

ERP

The Easy Guide to ERP Acronyms

Most businesses in the market for an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution will begin the process by doing some basic research. Unfortunately, the less tech-savvy among us...

Small Business

What Are the Business Differences: Quickbooks VS ERP

All of the right parts might be in place when a company launches: a great product, an experienced team, a strong marketing campaign. But poor financial planning can lead to...

ERP

Why Aren’t We Talking ERP ROI?

With the emergence of cloud-based ERP, enterprise resource planning solutions no longer are just for Fortune 500 companies. That’s part of why almost half of all companies have,...

SMB

Why Doesn’t Your Small Business Have ERP?

Some companies have easy invoicing, proactive planning, smooth HR practices and fluid operations that handle changes in the business landscape well. Others don’t.

ERP

Five Ways Startups Scale with ERP Automation

Rothy’s, a San Francisco-based woven shoes startup valued at $700 million, began thinking seriously about automation when it only had 15 employees. The startup’s backend...

ERP

ERP vs. Accounting Software

Many small businesses use QuickBooks or Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for accounting. When the topic of enterprise resource planning software (ERP) come up, the natural question...

ERP

4 Problems Created by Working with Multiple Software Systems

You’ve done the hard work of buying, building, integrating and customizing your various departmental software systems, so all of your operational woes should be remedied, right?

implementation

4 Commonly Overlooked Aspects of ERP Implementation

Despite the wealth of knowledge available on ERP system implementation, approximately 50 percent of ERP implementations fail on the first try, while 30 percent take longer than...

ERP

The Tangible and Intangible Benefits of a New ERP System

The decision to purchase a new enterprise resource planning system (ERP) once was a tough one. On the one hand, a new ERP solution brings dozens of tangible and intangible...

ERP

Four Signs That You’ve Outgrown Your Business Software System

Something strange is happening with your business operations.

Life Sciences

6 Key Factors to Look for in ERP Software for a Life Sciences Start-up

Startups are hard, but startups in the life sciences industry are a particular brand of challenging.

ERP

Three Questions to Answer for ERP Project Success

Having a central system that stores and tracks all aspects of a company’s operations has always been useful. Big companies have long relied on ERP systems for this reason.

ERP

Six Keys When Preparing for an ERP Project

Rolling out a new enterprise resource planning system (ERP) brings many benefits. These include streamlined business processes, a 360-degree view of operations, better financial...

ERP

The 7 Most Common ERP Questions

Enterprise resource planning software (ERP) is complex, especially for businesses that are considering it for the first time. A quick Google search doesn’t do much to clear up the...

SMB

Why Cloud ERP Favors Businesses  below Large Enterprise

There are many advantages of running a small to medium-sized business (SMB).

ERP

ERP Selection: Cheapest is Not Always Best

I recently returned from a hiking trip in southwestern China. One of the joys of the trip, aside from the mountain climbing, was outfitting for my trek at a discount department...

ERP

How to Avoid the Business Emergency Room

Businesses are not people, but they are legal entities with many of the same rights and responsibilities of people. They also share the same tendency of people to wait until a...

Manufacturing

5 Keys for Improving Manufacturing Cost Estimates

Manufacturers are optimistic, at least according to the latest Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey conducted by National Association of Manufacturers; optimism is at an all time high of...