In a January 2019 report relating to the future of cloud computing offered by Forrester Research, analyst Andrew Hewitt suggests that enterprise technologists should begin to plan for the development of apps and devices in terms of homogeneous, rather than previously disparate, operating environments. While I certainly agree with the premise, it also begs a follow-on question which is; ‘in order to accommodate this thinking, what mechanisms can be readily… Read More »Why Cloud ERP is the Future of Enterprise Technology?
Terms and acronyms are always useful, particularly when an ERP manager is trying to figure out what the IT folks are talking about in the context of cloud computing and how it may add or detract from their operations. Consequently, we thought we would put some of the more obvious bits of information together just to serve as a short cloud management primer. Cloud Infrastructure A cloud infrastructure is an… Read More »10 Cloud ERP Definitions You Need to Understand
Top 10 Signs Your Business Is Ready for an ERP System It’s taking longer and longer to reconcile financials at the end of the month. Your sales forecasts are based more on guesswork than solid figures. Your business is having trouble keeping up with its order volume and customer satisfaction is faltering as a result. You have no idea how much inventory you have in your warehouse, and it’s a… Read More »ERP to Cloud Open Source ERP: The Evolution (Part 4)
Cloud ERP As technology continues to advance and evolve, more businesses of all sizes are considering cloud ERP than ever before. Business organizations nowadays need advanced, globally-connected, and continuously updated tools and systems that allow them to focus more of their time and energy on implementing growth initiatives and less on day-to-day IT management. That’s where cloud ERP comes into play. Cloud-based computing (also called Software as a Service, or… Read More »ERP to Cloud Open Source ERP: The Evolution (Part 3)
Save tons of money in your business The term “open source” refers to something people can modify and share because its design is publicly accessible. The term originated in the context of software development to designate a specific approach to creating computer programs. Today, however, “open source” designates a broader set of values—what we call “the open source way.” Open source projects, products, or initiatives embrace and celebrate principles of… Read More »What is open source?