ITworld ERP http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/224/all en 9 tips for selecting and implementing an ERP system http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/429288/9-tips-selecting-and-implementing-erp-system Deploying an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is an expensive proposition, not just in terms of licensing dollars (SLA) and maintenance, but in terms of dedicated resources and time. And yet all too often, organizations, dazzled by vendor promises and hype -- Deploy our ERP software and your manufacturing business will instantly run smoother and increase profits! -- fail to come up with a viable long-term (or even short-term) roadmap.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/429288/9-tips-selecting-and-implementing-erp-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/429288/9-tips-selecting-and-implementing-erp-system#comments Enterprise Software IT Management Software News ERP Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:32:37 +0000 IDGNS staff 429288 at http://www.itworld.com At $3.5 billion, who's going to buy ERP vendor Epicor? http://www.itworld.com/software/417947/35-billion-whos-going-buy-erp-vendor-epicor Epicor has been put up for sale by private equity firm Apax Partners, which is hoping to get up to US$3.5 billion for the ERP (enterprise resource planning) vendor, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, but analysts say it&#039;s difficult to pin down who might be interested in buying it.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/417947/35-billion-whos-going-buy-erp-vendor-epicor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/417947/35-billion-whos-going-buy-erp-vendor-epicor#comments Enterprise Software IT Management Software News Epicor ERP Wed, 07 May 2014 17:19:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 417947 at http://www.itworld.com University takes a pass on Oracle after ERP lawsuit settlement http://www.itworld.com/software/415875/university-takes-pass-oracle-after-erp-lawsuit-settlement Roughly a year after settling an ugly, protracted legal battle with Oracle, Montclair State University is planning to implement a rival vendor&#039;s ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) system.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415875/university-takes-pass-oracle-after-erp-lawsuit-settlement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415875/university-takes-pass-oracle-after-erp-lawsuit-settlement#comments Enterprise Software Software News ERP Oracle Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:46:12 +0000 IDGNS staff 415875 at http://www.itworld.com Infor goes all-in with Amazon Web Services for cloud ERP http://www.itworld.com/software/411626/infor-goes-all-amazon-web-services-cloud-erp Infor is betting big on Amazon Web Services for its cloud ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) software strategy, with plans to begin offering a series of product suites on the company&#039;s IaaS (infrastructure as a service).<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/411626/infor-goes-all-amazon-web-services-cloud-erp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/411626/infor-goes-all-amazon-web-services-cloud-erp#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News Amazon Web Services ERP Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:20:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 411626 at http://www.itworld.com Oracle to revamp schools ERP software, with an eye on Workday http://www.itworld.com/software/409049/oracle-revamp-schools-erp-software-eye-workday Oracle is planning to make significant investments in its ERP software for higher education institutions, with an eye on keeping the installed base happy and fending off challenges from the likes of Workday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/409049/oracle-revamp-schools-erp-software-eye-workday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/409049/oracle-revamp-schools-erp-software-eye-workday#comments Enterprise Software IT Management Legal Software News ERP Oracle Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:55:43 +0000 IDGNS staff 409049 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft takes Dynamics ERP upmarket with Azure support, new services http://www.itworld.com/software/407905/microsoft-takes-dynamics-erp-upmarket-azure-support-new-services Microsoft has completed a series of moves aimed at making its Dynamics AX ERP software a more viable option for large enterprises, and plans to showcase them this week during the Convergence conference in Atlanta.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/407905/microsoft-takes-dynamics-erp-upmarket-azure-support-new-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/407905/microsoft-takes-dynamics-erp-upmarket-azure-support-new-services#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News CRM ERP Microsoft Dynamics Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:00:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 407905 at http://www.itworld.com FinancialForce.com repositions itself as the latest cloud ERP player http://www.itworld.com/software/405757/financialforcecom-repositions-itself-latest-cloud-erp-player The joint venture between Salesforce.com and Unit 4 heads to battle with NetSuite, SAP and others.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/405757/financialforcecom-repositions-itself-latest-cloud-erp-player" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/405757/financialforcecom-repositions-itself-latest-cloud-erp-player#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News ERP Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:35:30 +0000 IDGNS staff 405757 at http://www.itworld.com Oracle's 12c database to receive SAP certification faster than usual http://www.itworld.com/software/404292/oracles-12c-database-receive-sap-certification-faster-usual There&#039;s some good news for the many SAP customers who use Oracle&#039;s database underneath SAP applications. Breaking from tradition, SAP will certify its software for the initial major release of Oracle&#039;s 12c database.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/404292/oracles-12c-database-receive-sap-certification-faster-usual" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/404292/oracles-12c-database-receive-sap-certification-faster-usual#comments IT Management Software News databases ERP Oracle SAP Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:05:47 +0000 IDGNS staff 404292 at http://www.itworld.com ERP system 'difficulties' force network equipment provider to delay quarterly filing http://www.itworld.com/software/403928/update3-erp-system-difficulties-force-network-equipment-provider-delay-quarterly-fil Microwave networking equipment maker Aviat Networks was forced to delay filing its second-quarter earnings report due to &quot;unexpected difficulties&quot; with a newly installed ERP (enterprise resource planning) system.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/403928/update3-erp-system-difficulties-force-network-equipment-provider-delay-quarterly-fil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/403928/update3-erp-system-difficulties-force-network-equipment-provider-delay-quarterly-fil#comments Enterprise Software Software News ERP Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:47:26 +0000 IDGNS staff 403928 at http://www.itworld.com ERP vendors are getting a 'good kick' from users http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/402503/erp-vendors-are-getting-good-kick-users The era of the monolithic, highly customized enterprise ERP system is fading, according to Gartner. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/402503/erp-vendors-are-getting-good-kick-users" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/402503/erp-vendors-are-getting-good-kick-users#comments Enterprise Software Networking On-demand Software Software News BPO ERP Gartner Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:23:40 +0000 IDGNS staff 402503 at http://www.itworld.com Gartner: Today's on-premises ERP systems will soon get the 'legacy' label http://www.itworld.com/software/402459/gartner-todays-premises-erp-systems-will-soon-get-legacy-label The highly customized ERP (enterprise resource planning) systems in place at companies around the world are looking a bit long in the tooth, to the point where by 2016 it will be common practice to refer to them as &quot;legacy&quot; software, according to analyst firm Gartner.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/402459/gartner-todays-premises-erp-systems-will-soon-get-legacy-label" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/402459/gartner-todays-premises-erp-systems-will-soon-get-legacy-label#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News ERP Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:14:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 402459 at http://www.itworld.com ERP comes to the cloud and (finally) smaller businesses http://www.itworld.com/software/380376/erp-comes-cloud-and-finally-smaller-businesses Trek Global claims that its cloud-based ERP service can help midmarket and small businesses leverage ERP to create efficiencies.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/380376/erp-comes-cloud-and-finally-smaller-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/380376/erp-comes-cloud-and-finally-smaller-businesses#comments Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery Enterprise Software Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Software News ERP Mon, 28 Oct 2013 15:28:59 +0000 IDGNS staff 380376 at http://www.itworld.com ERP systems provide visibility into food safety http://www.itworld.com/software/376591/erp-systems-provide-visibility-food-safety As food production gets increasingly complicated, food manufacturers often struggle to track products from raw materials to packaged goods -- and, in the event of a recall, from packaged goods to raw materials. Even those with automated quality systems often find it hard to integrate supply chain data. That&#039;s why some food makers are turning to specialized ERP systems.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/376591/erp-systems-provide-visibility-food-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/376591/erp-systems-provide-visibility-food-safety#comments Enterprise Software Software News ERP Tue, 01 Oct 2013 20:22:37 +0000 IDGNS staff 376591 at http://www.itworld.com Cloud ERP helps company track inventory, increase sales http://www.itworld.com/software/371636/cloud-erp-helps-company-track-inventory-increase-sales Implementing cloud-based ERP software wasn&#039;t exactly a nuts-and-bolts deployment for FMW Fasteners, as the software needed specific fastener manufacturing industry functionality. Experience rolling our cloud CRM helped, as did an experienced consultant. Now FMW&#039;s cloud ERP gains are boosting the firm&#039;s ecommerce prospects.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/371636/cloud-erp-helps-company-track-inventory-increase-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/371636/cloud-erp-helps-company-track-inventory-increase-sales#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software On-demand Software Software News ERP Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:28:44 +0000 IDGNS staff 371636 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft continues cloud ERP push with Dynamics NAV update http://www.itworld.com/software/371491/microsoft-continues-cloud-erp-push-dynamics-nav-update Microsoft is preparing to roll out a new version of its Dynamics NAV ERP (enterprise resource planning) software that includes a key feature for cloud-based deployments as well as tighter integration with Office.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/371491/microsoft-continues-cloud-erp-push-dynamics-nav-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/371491/microsoft-continues-cloud-erp-push-dynamics-nav-update#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking Software News ERP Microsoft Dynamics Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:50:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 371491 at http://www.itworld.com