IQMS Blog for Manufacturing ERP Expertise

Learn Manufacturing ERP From A Video?

Posted by Tina Jolicoeur on Wed, Sep 22, 2010 @ 04:19 AM

Isn't it interesting what you can learn watching videos on the internet?  There are both entertaining and educational videos.  The educational videos can be 'how-to' or they can demonstrate a product for sale.  What I find really interesting is how many companies use how-to videos to sell their products or service.  It's a how-to and a commercial or an on-line infomercial but without the loud host.

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, IQMS, EnterpriseIQ, ERP, Training

Top Three Things That Hurt a Manufacturing ERP Implementation

Posted by Daniele Fresca on Thu, Sep 09, 2010 @ 05:15 PM

You have bought or are close to buying a new Manufacturing ERP software.  Hopefully it is EnterpriseIQ from IQMS but perhaps not.  When planning and laying out the next steps, sometimes the best way to attain success is to plan with failure in mind.  Now that might sound like an odd statement but if you think about the key areas that can fail an implementation and are up front in avoiding those areas, your success is more attainable.  So, independent of the software you chose, in talking with our customers and many prospects, here are the top three things I see as something that can effectively kill an implementation.  Surprisingly enough, these items are often overlooked as important and therefore are hazards for many organizations.

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, ERP, Implementation

Single Database – Single Source ERP for Manufacturing

Posted by Randy Flamm on Wed, Sep 01, 2010 @ 05:50 PM

Single Database – Single Source ERP for Manufacturing
A Little History - Lessons Learned

From the beginning of my career in manufacturing I saw the need for a comprehensive system to control the whole process from start to finish. It was clear to me that a single database was the way to go. One version of the truth was very illusive when it came to manufacturing information - how to make a product or even how many to make and when. There were many places to look for answers and sometimes none of them were correct.

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, IQMS, Inventory Control, Scheduling, ERP, Purchasing