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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…

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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…

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Convenient Half-Truths with which Everyone Chooses to Live

Several years ago I had an awakening.  I came to the realization that technology, by and large, did not live-up to its promises and that this gap between promises and reality was ever widening.  This was (and is) especially true of business information systems – most usually referred to as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.