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.
IQMS Blog for Manufacturing ERP Expertise
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.
(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.
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.