Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Training

By Deborah Breen | Aug 26, 2016 7:16:03 AM

Perhaps your organization would like to offer employee training as one of its benefits, but you’re not sure if you can afford it. Or maybe you’re just not sure it’s worth it. After all, how can you quantify learning?

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The Five Stages of ERP Implementation

By Tony Chiodo | Aug 24, 2016 8:19:52 AM

Have you ever heard the expression, “Success leaves clues”? It means that successful people learn from previously successful people how to do their jobs smarter or better. It means learning from past mistakes and triumphs, and incorporating the best into your current action plan to improve upon it.

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The Transformation of Human Resources

By Alyna Somani | Aug 4, 2016 6:30:00 AM

The Human Resources function is on the cusp of great changes. Yes, HR still manages benefits and workplace standards, but they also lead the charge for learning, employee engagement, and talent recruiting. Here’s how the role of human resources is changing in the workplace, along with some food for thought for your company’s HR function.

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Moving Your Manufacturing Facility? Things to Think About

By Sam Umali | Aug 2, 2016 11:37:31 AM
Companies seeking to maximize profits must keep in mind many things. For manufacturers, it’s not just the cost of raw materials that impacts profits. It’s the costs of labor, taxes, shipping and more. Manufacturers must also weigh the pros and cons of the location for their operations very carefully before making the decision to set up operations or relocate. For example, shipping costs can steal profits away from thin margins.

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Learning to Love ERP: Surrender the Spreadsheets

By Dan Sulman | Jul 28, 2016 6:30:00 AM
Many businesses find that, instead of rejoicing when the company implements an ERP system, some employees cling to their spreadsheets as if to a life raft. Whether it’s through fear of the unknown or misunderstanding of the role of ERP in their lives, these spreadsheet-o-philes love their formulas and charts.

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Build a Solid Business Plan with Business Intelligence Data

By Julio Baylac | Jul 26, 2016 12:16:45 PM

We’re already in the middle of Q3, and rapidly heading towards the end of the fiscal year for many companies. Have you started your business planning yet? If not, then first take a good look at your business intelligence data. BI data can be used to create more effective business plans.

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CRM Benefits: Consistent Customer Messages Across Channels

By Stacy Denunzio | Jul 20, 2016 8:18:45 AM

Did you ever play the “telephone” game when you were a child? That’s the game where one person whispers a message to a player, then in turn whispers it to another player, and so on until the last person has to state the message out loud. Hilarity often ensues when the final person repeats the message because it’s so different from the original. It always proves

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Escape from Spreadsheet Chaos During Budgeting Season

By Manny Buigas | Jul 7, 2016 11:15:06 AM

This budgeting cycle, as you once again pore over endless spreadsheets, consider how much easier life would be if the process used better technology and automation. According to some experts, 8 out of 10 businesses are still cranking out spreadsheets during summer’s budgeting season.  We’d venture to guess

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