Category Archives: ERP

Discrete vs. Process Manufacturing – What’s the difference?

Discrete vs. process manufacturing –What’s the difference? By Brad Tornberg, E3 Consulting Partners, LLC. Many times when I visit a new Manufacturing Software prospect I see the “square peg in the round hole” syndrome at its finest. Typically if they … Continue reading

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Manufacturing ERP Software Perspective

I was encouraged the other day when I read the NY times report on how Manufacturing is growing again in the US. Certain products and industries we still continue to dominate and our capital and technology leadership still favor production … Continue reading

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The Cash Efficiency Cycle and your Business Software

An area of great concern to most business owners is that of cash flow management and optimization of and improvement in the velocity of incoming cash against adding drag to the outflow of cash (slowing the outflow). Some call this … Continue reading

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Vendor Management and ERP Upgrades – Don’t learn the hard way.

It amazes me that after 30 years in the technology industry the weakest link on my chain when it comes to project management is still managing the vendor. It makes sense that this is an area of major concern and … Continue reading

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What the Election Results Mean to your Business

According to a recent article from Forbes, the turnover in Congress to a Republican majority offers hope to business owners and supporters of US manufacturing. Both the National Association of Manufacturers and the US Chamber of Commerce supported the Republican … Continue reading

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People Process and Implementation

Implementing a business technology plan includes several criteria outside the actual technology solution, including the human factor: the processes in place to govern the function and accountability of the clients that will make use of the technology solution. Too often … Continue reading

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Business Process – When is enough Effective?

E3 Consulting plans to use this blog as a vehicle to promote successful software implementation decisions. Regardless if it’s a classical Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution, a hosted Customer Relationship Management Software (CRM) or even a customized industry specific solution, … Continue reading

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