We are entering a new era of manufacturing — one where manufacturers need to move fast and strike hard in order to stay ahead of competitors and stay relevant to customers. This type of maneuverability depends heavily on technology, leading companies to take stock of their ERP solutions and evaluate if they can succeed with what they have.
I along with colleagues spent quality time with Plex Systems (disclosure: consulting and content client.) There are many reasons to like the company and I’ll get to those in a future discussion but again, we asked the same question with much the same response. What was much more interesting though was a follow on discussion that had three parts to it.
Recently, Diginomica’s Stuart Lauchlan published an interview with Kirill Tatarinov, EVP for Microsoft Business Solutions. Mr. Tatarinov made some statements that were intended to position Microsoft’sDynamics AX product as a public cloud ERP solution in 2015. But were his claims correct?
Aerospace manufacturing is a tale of two markets: the rapidly expanding commercial aviation segment and the budget-conscious defense sector. Both sides offer opportunities for the channel, particularly in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
Automotive OEMs and parts manufacturers are fighting for survival in an increasingly more competitive global economy. As large companies spin off parts of the whole and smaller companies are acquired by more substantial players in the industry, they share one common goal — streamlined, efficient operations that maximize profitability.