ERP Selection Survival Kit
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ERP Selection Survival Kit

Who serves who?  Does Technology serve the people – or do the people serve technology? I started my business during the “Golden Age of Technology” back in 1985.  This was a time when the power of computing was being brought to the individual level; a time of personal computers (starting with the Apple-II and IBM-PC)…

ERP Optimization for Lean Excellence
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ERP Optimization for Lean Excellence

Companies today must do business in a fiercely competitive global environment. In order to be a significant player in this arena, organizations must employ new technologies and techniques at a velocity that may challenge the very fiber of a company. They will be required to establish seamless integration from their customers, internally into manufacturing and…

Setting the Course for Recovery
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Setting the Course for Recovery

Accepting the recession landscape has been extraordinarily painful.  The recovery journey will have challenges that must be embraced to create a sustainable business in the new, post recession landscape. How do we establish new operational excellence framework in this unsettled landscape? For the foreseeable future, ERP and Operations Managers will journey through a dynamic business landscape that…

First Impressions Are Important
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First Impressions Are Important

As is my habit, I occasionally “google” my name (with XONITEK, so that I don’t get the Joseph Paris that is into hair) to see what might be out there. I get the expected links to the various articles I have written or events in which I have taken part, but occasionally I get surprised.