Last week, I posted a blog entry about how to effectively manage your ERP software vendor. As is the case with many of my blog entries, my comments sparked controversy and discussion. One response from an ERP software vendor sales rep was particularly interesting. In his reaction to my blog (click here to read his…Details
International Business Systems (www.ibsus.com), a global leader in enterprise solutions for wholesale distributers and manufacturers, has announced a partnership with California-based rfXcel Corporation (www.rfxcel.com) to provide pharmaceutical e-pedigree tracking capabilities in conjunction with IBS Enterprise software solutions. rfXcel is a leading provider of e-pedigree management solutions that allow manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to track the…Details
Launching an ERP Implementation means clear communication about the purpose and expected benefits. A Project Charter is a good way to clearly and concisely make a statement about why it’s important. Here is a sample Project Charter that fits the bill. Project New Biz Charter ABC Company is undertaking a major initiative to upgrade its…Details
June 17, 2009 – Denver, Colorado – Manufacturing and distribution organizations have unique opportunities to improve their operations via ERP software solutions, according to a study issued today by Panorama Consulting Group, an independent ERP consulting firm in Denver. Industries included in the study include consumer products, telecommunications, energy, engineering, construction, transportation, food & beverage,…Details
Software research and assessment firm Technology Evaluation Centers, Inc. has partnered with pharmaceutical software provider Deacom, Inc. to release an industry executive report discussing technology issues that complicate Food and Drug Administration compliance and offering guidelines for implementing a compliance plan and evaluating regulatory compliance software. The report, “Strategies for Overcoming Compliancy Issues in the…Details
As we have highlighted in our extensive ERP research, 93% of projects take longer than expected and 65% cost more than planned. Our research, combined with our experience as expert witnesses in ERP lawsuits, shows that a key root cause for such project overruns is mismanagement of ERP software vendors. Four Tips to Manage ERP…Details
July 1, 2009 – Denver, Colorado – Panorama Consulting Group, an independent ERP consulting firm, today announced that it has selected as a 2009 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 company by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. Eight years ago, Supply & Demand Chain Executive announced its first “100” list of supply chain solution…Details
As we outlined in the four-part series of our 2008 ERP Report, most ERP projects go over budget, take longer than expected, and fail to deliver expected benefits. Based on this research of 1,300 ERP implementations across the globe, there are three common things that are likely to cause an ERP projects to fail: Choosing…Details
WAYNE, PA – June 26, 2009 – Deacom, Inc., producer of the DEACOM Integrated Accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software System for manufacturers of food and beverages, chemicals, paint, ink, coatings, adhesives, sealants, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, has been named a 2009 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain magazine.
The 7th Annual 100 Great Supply Chain Partners listing recognizes vendors and service providers whose solutions have made a significant impact on companies' efficiency, customer service, and overall supply chain performance. Deacom was selected for the list from among the more than 2,700 nominations submitted for more than 500 vendors during a six-month period.
"Vendors of every conceivable type of supply chain activity were nominated – from very specialized technologies, to a wide range of third-party logistics, transportation, and consulting services," Brad Berger, publisher of SupplyChainBrain. "The 100 companies that received the most qualified nominations are represented on this year's list."
Deacom was chosen based on the successful implementation of the DEACOM System by SEM Products, Inc., a manufacturer of automotive coatings, adhesives, and sealants. With DEACOM, SEM Products was able to increase efficiency by integrating all aspects of its business – including formulation, production, sales, purchasing, inventory management, lot control, reporting, and accounting, in a single ERP software solution.
This case study will appear with the 100 Great Supply Chain Partners listing in the July issue of SupplyChainBrain and on SupplyChainBrain.com.
To learn more about the DEACOM Integrated Accounting and ERP Software System or to schedule an online demonstration, call 610-971-2278 ext. 15 or visit www.deacom.net.
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About Deacom, Inc.
Headquartered in Wayne, PA, Deacom, Inc. is the producer of DEACOM, a complete accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for building component and process manufacturers with difficult-to-handle requirements. The DEACOM System seamlessly links all departments within a manufacturing company, providing a comprehensive view of the entire operation. By making complex issues simple, Deacom helps streamline manufacturing business processes to maximize productivity and profitability.Details
Most ERP project teams understand the value of functional and integration testing. It’s an important pre-go-live step to ensure the software works according to design specs and that data flows accurately through the system. Conference room pilots (CRPs) are also critical to addressing several non-technical critical success factors. However, not all implementations fully leverage the…Details