For years enterprise software companies have offered on-premise OR SaaS, but usually not both. And certainly not with mix-n-match style options that let you have ultimate control. If you are responsible for the software environment in your facility, you may not be keen on radical change within your current structure. So, what's the answer?Read More
Over the years, Software Advice has spoken to thousands of manufacturing software buyers. As a point of reference, they thought it would be helpful to provide potential buyers with an overview of past clients' pain points and reasons for switching to a new software system. Key questions analyzed by the report include:
+ What method do you currently use to track manufacturing processes?
+ What are the top reasons for a manufacturing software purchase?
+ What is your top application requirements?
Your Business is Disjointed, Reactive & Complex
If your business data resides in separate systems, you depend on people to manually create the necessary bridges between those systems in order to manage your business. Sales managers, plant managers, VPs of operations and finance, and supply chain executives are forced to trade spreadsheets and manually manipulate data to forecast sales, respond to proposals, manage inventory and production schedules, and determine product pricing.Read More
Unless you are part of the manufacturing industry, you probably have a
misconception that manufacturing is an archaic dinosaur that is on the
verge of extinction. Here are six examples of the positive impacts that manufacturing has on our fragile economy today:
What you may not know is that Inforce is capable of Multi-Company, Multi-ERP, Multi-Accounting Entities, and an ERP Mix.
ONE CRM IMPLEMENTATION to support EVERYTHING else.
Some companies have embraced it, some are still playing catch-up, but the fact remains that this one module can transform your company's offered buying experience, reduce margins, streamline selling and increase win rates the day after you install it.Read More
While a three month winning streak may not seem all that compelling, one must consider that this is the highest that the index has been in 2013, and the most significant jump it has taken in almost two years. Emerging is a manufacturing industry vastly different than that of the last century; it’s highly productive, producing sophisticated products through technology-intensive processes.Read More
Chances are, if you’re like most business people, you think that running non-mission-critical, non-real-time processes on the cloud makes sense. Things like back-office operations, HR, and sales force automation all seem like worthy candidates for the cloud.Read More
The smoke has cleared from a dazzling software demonstration and as the presenters exit the room taking the last of the smoke with them, your team says, "Wow! That was Amazing!". But was it really?Read More
The automotive industry continues to face one of the most demanding market environments in history. Although prospects for growth are huge in emerging economies, automakers and their suppliers are suffering from aggressive competition, shrinking traditional markets, increasing production costs, and chronic overcapacity.Read More
Infor EPAK gives forward moving organizations a single platform, with consistent formatting and messaging, for all of their process and software evaluation documents, as well as the tools they need to increase employee productivity.Read More
The Infor Enterprise Performance Accelerator Kit (EPAK) gives you all the tools you need to build your employee skill sets and make them more productive—before, during and after implementation. It's a proven solution that can meet your organization's specific deployment requirements across the entire lifecycle of your software systems:Read More
Think flexible and collaborative. Think beautiful, scalable, integrated, and mobile. Then start imagining all the things you'll be able to accomplish.Read More
Join us for a demo walk-through of this exciting feature with Infor SyteLine ERP 8.03.11 PLM expert Dave Fetz! Tuesday 4/16/13 @ 10AM Eastern time
Infor, we've integrated several applications together into a cutting
edge solution that allows customers to specify exactly what they want."
—Tony Williams, Director of Engineering, Rodgers Instruments, LLC
In this software demo walkthrough, Infor Motion Road Warrior expert Nick Borth explains the exciting features of this essential tool everyone in the field must have!
Infor Motion Road Warrior - Don’t wait to act
When you’re doing business on the road, you can’t be slowed down by lack of access to your back office systems. You need current information anytime, anywhere, along with the power to make decisions quickly and take action immediately while you’re on the move. Infor™ Motion Road Warrior brings information to where you and your customers do business—on the road, at the airport, wherever the opportunity exists.
Powered by the same Infor ION technology that connects the rest of your business solutions, Motion Road Warrior lets you get work done on the move, then helps you pick up where you left off when you get back to the office.
Road Warrior gives today’s mobile sales professional access to critical customer data in a convenient mobile form with quick, robust capabilities that rival its desktop counterparts.Read More
When you’re doing business on the road, you can’t be slowed down by lack of access to your back office systems. You need current information anytime, anywhere, along with the power to make decisions quickly and take action immediately while you’re on the move. Infor™ Motion Road Warrior brings information to where you and your customers do business—on the road, at the airport, wherever the opportunity exists.Read More
What would it mean if you could not only improve the efficiency of your business processes, but reinvent them?
"Five minutes after an event on the shop floor, we're able to make decisions based on the data.” -Kenneth Kemp, IT Manager, Brentwood Industries
You can't meet the particular needs of manufacturing companies by using generic software. At Infor, we understand that your requirements as an industrial manufacturer are unique, so, we've created software that's tailored to your needs. Businesses are not all equal. We believe that one size fits one.Read More
What if you could deliver on time, every time? Every day, you race against time. Competition is fierce, so you need to get to market quicker and do a better job of matching up supply with demand. And no matter how complex your supply chain is, you need to respond faster to change, reduce excess inventory, and cut costs. Most importantly, you’ve got to give customers what you promised them, at the time you promised it. And here’s the good news: Not only can you meet these expectations, you can beat them. The secret is to find an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that improves productivity, both in the office and on the shop floor.Read More
"Infor ERP Business in the cloud gives us the scalability to support future growth without forcing us to increase our IT and administrative costs. Having data in the cloud enables us to focus on our core business and leave system and hardware administration and backup to Infor.” -Adrian King, CFO, Gloucester EngineeringRead More
For discrete manufacturers today, the demanding business environment leaves no room for errors or inefficiencies. You need to manufacture high-quality products with tight inventory management and super-efficient production. But the need for excellence doesn’t stop once finished goods arrive at your loading dock.Read More