IQMS Blog for Manufacturing ERP Expertise

Our Own Worst Critic for Manufacturing ERP Software

Posted by Shannon Holloway on Thu, Oct 28, 2010 @ 11:03 AM

At IQMS, we use our EnterpriseIQ Manufacturing ERP software to run our business in everything from Payroll to Inventory Management to CRM.  Since EnterpriseIQ was designed and created to serve manufacturers, obviously, there are modules that won't be a perfect match for us, but we try to use as much of the software to run our day-to-day operations in every way we can.  And let me assure you, we are our own worst critic. 

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, IQMS, EnterpriseIQ, Inventory Control, ERP, CRM, Financial Management

Manufacturing ERP and Technology Spending

Posted by Glenn Nowak on Thu, Oct 14, 2010 @ 05:49 AM

With all the talk of the double dip recession that is expected to hit and the reporting of lower than expectation sales numbers by Manufacturing ERP and technology companies blamed on the down economy, we at IQMS are still seeing strong demand from existing customers and new customers coming on line. What this means to me is that the strong companies who have invested in solid technology are doing well and the weaker companies are being weeded out by the down economy.

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, EnterpriseIQ, IQMS News, ERP Selection, Automation, Quality Management, ERP, eCommerce/EDI

How Much Network Bandwidth Is Needed For an ERP Application?

Posted by Daniele Fresca on Thu, Oct 07, 2010 @ 06:51 PM

(Article submitted by guest author Jason Slater)

This question has come up more times than I can count in the past year and every time it does I cringe because I don’t like saying, “I don’t know”.  My response is usually followed by the question: Can’t you just measure the capacity of the network versus the number of users multiplied by the average requirement of the application?  The answer is no, because I don’t know what your users’ “average application usage” is.

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Tags: IQMS, EnterpriseIQ, Inventory Control, IT/Data Services

Building the Single Source ERP for Manufacturing

Posted by Randy Flamm on Fri, Oct 01, 2010 @ 09:14 AM

Choosing the Architecture

There was no doubt that we needed a bullet-proof architecture for the new product line.  I decided this was our chance to start fresh and design a product from the ground up that would be equal to my vision of the all-encompassing manufacturing software system. 

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, IQMS, IQMS News, Machine Monitoring