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The ERP Minute Episode 146: July 9th, 2024

July 10, 2024
ECI Software Solutions announced it has completed the acquisition of two residential home constructi...

The ERP Minute Episode 145: July 2nd, 2024

July 03, 2024
Aptean announced it has received an investment from Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. to support Aptean’...

Three Tips for Successful ERP Selection

July 01, 2024
In this video, Shawn Windle, the Founder and Managing Principal of ERP Advisors Group and expert ERP...

The ERP Minute Episode 144: June 25th, 2024

June 26, 2024
Salesforce announced the general availability of Life Sciences Cloud, a platform for pharmaceutical ...

What is Legacy Software & When Should You Upgrade

June 25, 2024
As ERP technology continues its rapid advancement, businesses running on legacy ERP systems find the...

ERP Implementation Case Study Series: Construction & Field Service Companies

June 21, 2024
Growing construction and field service companies rely on disparate, specialized best-of-breed tools ...

How To Get the Best Deal On Your ERP Selection

June 21, 2024
In this bonus episode from the ERP Advisors Group podcast archives, ERP Expert, Shawn Windle, dives ...

The ERP Minute Episode 143: June 18th, 2024

June 19, 2024
Sage launched Sage Distribution and Manufacturing Operations (SDMO) in the United States and South A...

The ERP Minute Episode 142: June 11th, 2024

June 12, 2024
Blackbaud kicked off their bbdevdays annual developers’ conference this week by showcasing recent en...

Client Testimonial: Technical Lead, Projects Manufacturer

June 10, 2024
Initially, when I was doing this project by myself, I developed a good shortlist, which then took a ...

The ERP Minute Episode 141: June 4th, 2024

June 05, 2024
Salesforce announced results for its first quarter of fiscal 2025 ended April 30, 2024. UKG provided...

The ERP Minute Episode 140: May 28th, 2024

May 30, 2024
At Insights 2024, Epicor unveiled its new Epicor Grow portfolio, an integrated set of Artificial Int...

The ERP Minute Episode 139: May 21st, 2024

May 23, 2024
Sage announced its financial results for the first half of the year, 2024. Salesforce announced that...

The ERP Minute Episode 138: May 14th, 2024

May 15, 2024
UKG announced during the 42nd annual Payroll Congress Convention and Expo that it is transforming pa...

ERP Implementation Case Study Series: Private Equity Platform Companies

May 13, 2024
Private equity-backed companies implementing a platform strategy can face complexities when selectin...

The ERP Minute Episode 137: May 7th, 2024

May 08, 2024
Epicor announced its acquisition of Smart Software, a provider of cloud-based, AI-driven inventory p...

ERP Implementation Case Study Series: Manufacturers

May 07, 2024
Many Manufacturers are now offering adjacent services to their core manufacturing activities, whethe...

The ERP Minute Episode 136: April 30, 2024

May 01, 2024
IFS announced its financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2024. Microsoft announced...

The ERP Minute Episode 135: April 23, 2024

April 24, 2024
Oracle’s Oracle Corporation Japan announced that it plans to invest more than $8 billion over the ne...

The ERP Minute Episode 134: April 16, 2024

April 17, 2024
Deltek unveiled Dela, its AI-powered, intelligent business companion. QAD released the latest enhanc...

Is Sage 500 Really at End-of-Life?

April 12, 2024
Like many legacy ERP users, Sage 500 customers have faced uncertainty associated with the future of ...

Client Testimonial: Karl Nicholls, CFO, Accure Acne

April 12, 2024
“I’m very happy to refer people to ERP Advisors Group. I really appreciate their integrity, and the ...

Client Testimonial: Jim Stirbis, Global Corporate Controller, Infleqtion

April 12, 2024
Infleqtion has experienced significant growth over the last couple of years. When I started with the...

The ERP Minute Episode 133: April 10, 2024

April 11, 2024
Epicor announced it has surpassed $1 billion in annual recurring revenue (ARR), realizing 42% year-o...

The Truth Behind Ongoing Microsoft AX Support

April 03, 2024
Microsoft Axapta, widely known as Microsoft AX, has a deep history, going back to the early days of ...

ERP Implementation Case Study Series: Mid-Sized Food & Beverage Companies

April 03, 2024
A food and beverage company juggles unique business requirements such as health and safety, regulato...

The ERP Minute Episode 132: April 2, 2024

April 03, 2024
NetSuite began the week by launching functionality across its suite of data offerings. Microsoft and...

ERP Advisors Group: Introduction to ERP Systems

March 28, 2024
Are you confused about what is an ERP system, how to buy an ERP system and from whom, or what you ne...

The ERP Minute Episode 131: March 26, 2024

March 27, 2024
Workday announced the availability of Workday Adaptive Planning and Consolidation, a new solution th...

Evaluating the Salesforce Acquisition of Slack

March 25, 2024
Image credit: salesforce.com Evaluating the Salesforce Acquisition of Slack On July 21, 2021, Salesf...

The ERP Minute Episode 130: March 19, 2024

March 20, 2024
Oracle began the week by announcing its fiscal 2024 third-quarter results. Microsoft and Oracle anno...

Client Testimonial: Ryan Vogt, Director of Business Systems, BOA Technology

March 15, 2024
ERP Advisors Group helped match the culture and vibe of our company. One of our questions going into...

The ERP Minute Episode 129: March 12, 2024

March 13, 2024
UKG kicked off the week by providing a business update for the first quarter of fiscal 2024 ending D...

Shawn Windle's Review of Sage Transform 2024

March 07, 2024
ERP Advisors Group’s Founder and Managing Principal, Shawn Windle, attended this year’s Sage Transfo...

The ERP Minute Episode 128: March 5, 2024

March 06, 2024
Sage began the week by highlighting several announcements at Sage Transform 2024, its annual confere...

Client Testimonial: Cathey Pangborn, Palmer Donavin

March 05, 2024
Needs Analysis I recently became an employee with Palmer Donavin after consulting for them as a Proj...

ERP Trends for Nonprofit Organizations

February 28, 2024
Nonprofits desire streamlined, automated processes for financial planning and analysis (FP&A), g...

The ERP Minute Episode 127: February 27, 2024

February 28, 2024
Workday began the week by announcing results for the fiscal 2024 fourth quarter and full year ended ...

ERP Trends and Predictions Part 2: 2024 Predictions

February 22, 2024
After reviewing the biggest ERP headlines and advancements of 2023, it is time to evaluate where ERP...

How to Identify the Best Solutions for Your Field Services Company

February 22, 2024
Selecting a field service-specific application is complicated, with many businesses considering them...

The ERP Minute Episode 126: February 20, 2024

February 21, 2024
Aptean began the week by announcing its acquisition of Momentis, a provider of purpose-built softwar...

Client Testimonial: Kevin Mulligan, VP of IT, Sherwood Lumber Corp.

February 20, 2024
Since ERP is the foundation on which our company runs, we needed to make the right decision. We need...

2024 ERP Trends and Predictions Part 1: Year in Review

February 16, 2024
The ERP space is vastly changing as vendors continuously improve their software solutions and the pl...

ERP Trends for Energy Companies

February 16, 2024
As energy companies charge into 2024, they will look to grow their business by eliminating manual pr...

ERP Advisors Group's Review of Acumatica Summit 2024

February 16, 2024
This year, ERP Advisors Group's Digital Marketing Manager, Rebekah McCabe, attended the Acumatica Su...

The ERP Minute Episode 125: February 13, 2024

February 14, 2024
Blackbaud began the week by announcing its new capabilities to Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT. Deltek a...

Client Testimonial: Engineer to Order Manufacturer, IT Director

February 09, 2024
We knew we needed to make a software change, so we started with a bit of Google searching and YouTub...

Client Testimonial: Dan Luzietti, CFO, Hercules Industries

February 09, 2024
Our journey began with the question, “Where do we start?” because we needed to have somebody who kne...

The ERP Minute Episode 124: February 6, 2024

February 08, 2024
Microsoft began the week by announcing its Q2 financial results for the period ending December 31, 2...

Client Testimonial: Gary Watkins, CFO, Hourglass Management Corp.

February 07, 2024
ERP Advisors Group was great to us. They were very energetic, very knowledgeable, always on time, an...

The ERP Minute Episode 123: January 30, 2024

February 01, 2024
SAP began the week by announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended ...

Client Testimonial: Nonprofit Association, Director of Financial Reporting

January 29, 2024
We relied heavily on EAG for the ERP selection. The needs analysis was very important because curren...

Client Testimonial: Automotive Manufacturer, Procurement Director

January 29, 2024
I found ERP Advisors Group through our parent company. Originally, the team had quoted many differen...

Client Testimonial: Textiles Manufacturing, CEO

January 29, 2024
From the beginning, we knew we needed to change our software because our current platform was not fu...

A Deep Dive into ERP Customization for Unique Businesses

January 26, 2024
The word “customization” in the world of ERP is taboo and can make experienced consultants shutter a...

ERP Trends for Manufacturers & Distributors

January 25, 2024
The world of ERP is rapidly changing with 2024 right around the corner. Businesses have been scrambl...

What to REALLY Expect Before, During, and After Your ERP Go-Live

January 25, 2024
After all your hard work during your ERP implementation, you’re now ready to flip the switch. But ho...

Client Testimonial: Michael Howell, ERP Specialist, AI International

January 24, 2024
Our company spent about 5 years going back and forth on the decision to implement ERP. Similar busin...

The ERP Minute Episode 122: January 23, 2024

January 24, 2024
Sage kicked off the week by announcing its financial results for the period ending December 31, 2023...

Client Testimonial: Eric Hanson, CFO, Lifeway Foods, Inc.

January 17, 2024
At one point in time, I considered sticking with our current software, but we knew we needed another...

The ERP Minute Episode 121: January 16, 2024

January 17, 2024
Microsoft began the week by announcing new generative AI and data solutions and capabilities for ret...

The ERP Minute Episode 120: January 9, 2024

January 10, 2024
Deltek kicked off the week by announcing its acquisition of ProPricer, a proposal pricing solution f...

The ERP Minute Episode 119: January 2, 2024

January 04, 2024
Microsoft began the week by making major enhancements to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance, announcing ...

The ERP Minute Episode 118: December 26, 2023

December 28, 2023
Salesforce signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spiff, a provider of a new class of incentive co...

The ERP Minute Episode 117: December 19, 2023

December 20, 2023
Oracle kicked off the week by opening a second Oracle Cloud region in Chile, making it the first hyp...

Avoiding ERP Implementation Failures at Each Milestone

December 19, 2023
Most ERP failures are rooted in poorly executed implementation methods, whether that be ill-prepared...

ERP Trends for Service Companies

December 15, 2023
Regardless of the services your company is offering, advancements in ERP have created opportunities ...

The ERP Minute Episode 116: December 12, 2023

December 13, 2023
Sage began the week by releasing its financial results for the full year 2023 ending September 30, 2...

The ERP Minute Episode 115: December 5, 2023

December 06, 2023
The week kicked off with fiscal 2024 third quarter financial results from Workday and Salesforce. IF...

The ERP Minute Episode 114: November 28, 2023

November 29, 2023
AWS and Salesforce kicked off the week by announcing a significant expansion of their global strateg...

The ERP Minute Episode 113: November 21, 2023

November 22, 2023
Epicor began the week by announcing its acquisition of Elite EXTRA, a provider of cloud-based last-m...

The ERP Minute Episode 112: November 14, 2023

November 15, 2023
Sage kicked off the week by releasing their new updates in Sage Intacct. Acumatica announced its int...

Leveraging a Client-Side Implementation Consultant

November 14, 2023
A majority of ERP implementations fail due to a lack of knowledge of what the ideal scene should loo...

The ERP Minute Episode 111: November 7, 2023

November 08, 2023
IFS and Blackbaud jumpstarted the week by announcing their financial results for the third quarter o...

Client Testimonial: Tim Miller, IT Manager, R L Deppmann

November 07, 2023
We initially found ERP Advisors Group through a Google Search. We had another company we were origin...

The ERP Minute Episode 110: October 31, 2023

November 01, 2023
Microsoft began the week by announcing its results for the third quarter of 2023. SAP announced its ...

Shawn Windle's Review of SuiteWorld 2023 | ERP Advisors Group

October 26, 2023
This year’s SuiteWorld conference went to Las Vegas, Nevada between October 16th and 18th. ERP Advis...

The ERP Minute Episode 109: October 24, 2023

October 26, 2023
SuiteWorld took to Las Vegas last week, giving NetSuite a major platform for recent announcements ac...

The Risks of AI to Your ERP | ERP Advisors Group

October 26, 2023
In the age of Artificial Intelligence, entry-level hackers are now combining generative AI and socia...

Client Testimonial: Alesandro Cucci, General Manager, Runtal North America

October 20, 2023
When we started this project with ERP Advisors Group, we had a preferred solution in mind. However, ...

Client Testimonial: Shirl Gager, Operations Controller, Apex Clean Energy

October 20, 2023
Our needs really emerged when our company sold a majority interest a little over a year ago. Prior t...

Client Testimonial: The Denver Foundation

October 18, 2023
Goal-wise we are happy with what we accomplished. We are satisfied with how we were able to move our...

Shawn Windle's Review of Infor Now 2023

October 13, 2023
This year's Infor Now conference occurred between October 3rd and 5th. ERP Advisors Group's Founder ...

Client Testimonial: Jody Cire, CFO

October 11, 2023
I believe we originally found ERP Advisors Group through a Lew’s List announcements email. I had don...

The ERP Minute Episode 108: October 10, 2023

October 10, 2023
Blackbaud began the week by announcing the development of Impact Edge, a new AI-powered, social impa...

How to Have a Successful Demonstration with a Software Vendor

October 06, 2023
Holding a successful ERP demonstration can be tricky for the selection novice. From vendor preparati...

Questions to Ask an ERP Selection Consultant

October 06, 2023
Do you know what questions to ask when vetting an ERP selection consultant? We have fielded thousand...

Building a Business Case & Gaining Executive Support for Your ERP Upgrade

October 06, 2023
One of the most difficult parts of launching an ERP upgrade is garnering support from all relevant E...

The ERP Minute Episode 107: October 2, 2023

October 03, 2023
SAP kicked off the week by announcing Joule, a natural-language, generative AI copilot. UKG then int...

Client Testimonial: Andy Katz, Director of IT, Komori America Corporation

October 02, 2023
We found ERP Advisors Group by searching Google for an “ERP selection firm” and we immediately came ...

The ERP Minute Episode 106: September 26, 2023

September 27, 2023
Deltek announced its expanded partnership with Procore to elevate the construction management indust...

Client Testimonial: Sara Nelson, E-Commerce Manager, GT Midwest

September 26, 2023
What led us to perform a needs analysis is that the ERP we are currently on is no longer being suppo...

The ERP Minute Episode 105: September 19, 2023

September 20, 2023
Oracle announced its fiscal 2024 Q1 results. Oracle and Microsoft announced Oracle Database@Azure, w...

The ERP Minute Episode 104: September 12, 2023

September 13, 2023
SAP kicked off the week by announcing it has entered into an agreement to acquire LeanIX, an Enterpr...

How to Effectively Handle Software Salespeople

September 12, 2023
The process of ERP selection is hard enough without the added complexity of navigating software sale...

Client Testimonial: Roy Wetterstrom, CEO, Revo Brands

September 08, 2023
We initially contacted EAG in 2022. We did an evaluation of six to eight ERP systems and narrowed it...

The ERP Minute Episode 103: September 6, 2023

September 07, 2023
SAP and Google Cloud announced an expanded partnership to help enterprises harness the power of data...

ERP vs CRM: Different Approaches to Meet Your Business Needs

September 06, 2023
Setting your business up for success involves navigating different technologies that will get you th...

The ERP Minute Episode 102: August 29, 2023

August 30, 2023
Workday announced results for the fiscal 2024 second quarter ended July 31, 2023. Planful announced ...

Best Practices for Staffing an ERP Implementation

August 29, 2023
Best Practices for Staffing an ERP Implementation A digital transformation starts when an individual...

The ERP Minute Episode 101: August 22, 2023

August 23, 2023
Certinia announced the general availability of its Summer 2023 product release. Microsoft introduced...

Why Really Great HCM Software Should Matter to Your Business

August 22, 2023
Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions have transformed the way employers interact with their empl...

Client Testimonial: Jeff Lunz, CFO, Columbia River Knife and Tool

August 18, 2023
I found ERP Advisors Group online when I started doing research on companies to assist our company i...

Client Testimonial: Bill Lloyd, CFO, Every Nation Churches & Ministries

August 18, 2023
From the start, we knew we needed someone who would be on our side, looking over our shoulder to ens...

The ERP Minute Episode 100: August 15, 2023

August 16, 2023
Oracle announced Oracle Compute Cloud@Customer, a rack-scale cloud infrastructure enabling organizat...

A Deep Dive in to Managing Data Migration

August 14, 2023
Data migration is a complicated process, requiring dedication and expertise to successfully navigate...

Do You Need an ERP Upgrade From Your Legacy Software?

August 11, 2023
Why Do Companies Perform ERP Upgrades? More and more companies are evaluating the need for software ...

The ERP Minute Episode 99: August 8, 2023

August 08, 2023
Blackbaud announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2023. Then, IFS announce...

Infor's Roadmap from SX.e to CloudSuite Distribution

August 07, 2023
Infor's Roadmap from SX.e to CloudSuite Distribution SX.e was designed specifically for midmarket co...

The ERP Minute Episode 98: August 1, 2023

August 02, 2023
Microsoft announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2023, as compared to the corresponding pe...

The ERP Minute Episode 97: July 25, 2023

July 26, 2023
The substantial growth in the ERP space continues this week, with SAP announcing their financial res...

Questions to Ask an ERP Vendor

July 24, 2023
Navigating the complicated world of ERP selection can be difficult, especially when you have never c...

Client Testimonial: Rollin Perrigo, CFO, HoSt Bioenergy Systems

July 21, 2023
I found ERP Advisors Group through a Google search. I was specifically looking for a consultant who ...

Client Testimonial: Nancy Graham, CFO, Exerplay

July 21, 2023
We found ERP Advisors Group through an online search. I had gathered a full list of companies to con...

The ERP Minute Episode 96: July 18, 2023

July 18, 2023
Blackbaud announced the newest cohort of participants in its Social Good Startup Program. In other n...

The Future of Infor LN | ERP Advisors Group

July 17, 2023
The Future of Infor LN Infor LN is an ERP product offered by Infor both on-premises and in the cloud...

How to Identify the Best Manufacturing Software for Your Business

July 14, 2023
Manufacturers have unique operations that may require resources beyond the offerings of a standard M...

The ERP Minute Episode 95: July 11, 2023

July 11, 2023
All ERP vendors are looking for ways to innovate and provide deeper functionality to previously unde...

Client Testimonial: Mike Spindler, Enterprise Technology Director, Ulteig

July 07, 2023
We were originally referred to ERP Advisors Group (EAG) by a colleague, initially to conduct an over...

The ERP Minute Episode 94: July 4, 2023

July 06, 2023
The news is once again flooded with artificial intelligence announcements, including Oracle, Microso...

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in ERP

June 28, 2023
Most busy, productive finance and accounting professionals wish they and their staff had more time i...

The ERP Minute Episode 93: June 27, 2023

June 27, 2023
Artificial intelligence continues to take the ERP industry by storm, as Qlik debuted a suite of Open...

Unlock the Power of E-Commerce to Enhance Your ERP

June 23, 2023
E-commerce is much more than a virtual shopping cart – it can be a multi-channel solution that resol...

The ERP Minute Episode 92: June 20, 2023

June 21, 2023
Oracle released its fiscal 2023 Q4 and full-year results. The continued growth within the cloud ERP ...

The ERP Minute Episode 91: June 13, 2023

June 13, 2023
Salesforce and Google Cloud announced an expanded strategic partnership to help businesses utilize d...

The ERP Minute Episode 90: June 6, 2023

June 06, 2023
Salesforce announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2024 ended April 30, 2023. Ap...

Client Testimonial: Process Manufacturing, CIO

June 01, 2023
At this point, we have completed our needs analysis phase and are heading into the selection phase o...

The ERP Minute Episode 89: May 31, 2023

May 31, 2023
This week, financial results were released from Workday and UKG. Workday announced results for the f...

The ERP Minute Episode 88: May 23, 2023

May 23, 2023
ERP Advisors Group had the pleasure of attending the 2023 Epicor Insights Conference in Las Vegas, w...

A Guide to Infor's Product Maintenance Policies

May 22, 2023
Navigating Infor’s General Product Lifecycle Policy Infor has a General Product Lifecycle Policy tha...

Reimagining Business Possibilities Within Your New ERP: A Roadmap for Post-Go-Live Optimization

May 17, 2023
After a successful ERP go-live, most business leaders want to take a hiatus from the intensity, expe...

The ERP Minute Episode 87: May 9, 2023

May 10, 2023
SAP and IBM announced that IBM Watson technology will be embedded into SAP solutions to provide new ...

The ERP Minute Episode 86: May 2, 2023

May 03, 2023
Microsoft Corp. announced its results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2023, compared to the c...

Help! How Do I Get the Best Deal on My ERP Contract Renewal?

April 26, 2023
The dreaded ERP contract renewal is one of the most daunting tasks a business can face post-ERP impl...

The ERP Minute Episode 85: April 25, 2023

April 26, 2023
Oracle released AI-driven solutions, adding new capabilities to the Oracle Fusion Cloud Application ...

The ERP Minute Episode 84: April 18, 2023

April 18, 2023
Microsoft Corp. and Epic announced they are expanding their long-standing strategic collaboration to...

The ERP Minute Episode 83: April 11, 2023

April 12, 2023
Sage announced the launch of Sage Intacct on Microsoft Azure in the United States, shortly after Sag...

Do I HAVE to Migrate Any Data Into My New ERP?

April 11, 2023
Do I HAVE to Migrate Any Data Into My New ERP? Anyone preparing for an ERP implementation will have ...

Building a Business Case for ERP During Turbulent Times

April 07, 2023
The economy can be a rollercoaster, with ever-evolving trends, technological advancements, and more....

The ERP Minute Episode 82: April 4, 2023

April 05, 2023
Blackbaud announced the general availability of a new expansive feature for Blackbaud TeamRaiser in ...

Client Testimonial: Jason Ong, IT Manager, Ferrotec

April 05, 2023
So far, it has been a really great experience working with ERP Advisors Group, and the relationship ...

Executing a Successful Migration from Legacy ERP to the Cloud

March 29, 2023
The topic at the forefront of ERP trends in recent years has been the advancement and widescale offe...

The ERP Minute Episode 81: March 28, 2023

March 29, 2023
Blackbaud confirmed that its board of directors received, thoroughly reviewed, and rejected an unsol...

The ERP Minute Episode 80: March 21, 2023

March 22, 2023
Oracle announced its fiscal 2023 Q3 results. Last week, we also had the pleasure of attending Oracle...

The ERP Minute Episode 79: March 7, 2023

March 08, 2023
Workday released results for the fiscal 2023 fourth quarter and full year ended January 31, 2023. Sa...

How to Fall in Love with Your New ERP

March 03, 2023
Organizations around the world confront ERP implementations every year; one of the most extensive pr...

The ERP Minute Episode 78: February 28, 2023

February 28, 2023
Sage announced a series of updates to Sage Intacct, from simplifying and automating bill processing ...

Top Considerations Missed in ERP Selection with Infor

February 27, 2023
Top Considerations Missed in ERP Selection

The ERP Minute Episode 77: February 21, 2023

February 22, 2023
Blackbaud announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2022. ...

Revolutionizing Financial Operations with the Right BI & Analytics Tools

February 16, 2023
Business in the 21st century is driven by the data collected through accounting systems, ERPs, and o...

The ERP Minute Episode 76: February 14, 2023

February 15, 2023
Workday made headlines with its Super Bowl commercial this last weekend, enlisting the help of major...

Understanding Support for Oracle E-Business Suite

February 10, 2023
Commonly referred to as Oracle Applications, Oracle E-Business Suite is a suite of applications made...

The ERP Minute Episode 75: February 8, 2023

February 08, 2023
Last week, Acumatica hosted its 2023 Summit where they highlighted their commitment to supporting ER...

Client Testimonial: Verena Angermair, Global Project Manager

February 06, 2023
Organizational changes in our company led us to address the need for new software. A colleague refer...

Client Testimonial: Tom St. Lawrence, President, American Holt

February 03, 2023
We found ERP Advisors Group through our private equity firm that has previously used them on other p...

The ERP Minute Episode 74: January 31, 2023

February 02, 2023
Microsoft announced results for the quarter ended December 31, 2022, as compared to the correspondin...

Client Testimonial: Daniel Niccum, President, Voltyx

January 30, 2023
It's been a fantastic experience working with ERP Advisors Group. We've had support from a number of...

The ERP Minute Episode 73: January 24, 2023

January 25, 2023
Epicor discussed key developments in its Middle East growth strategy at the company’s 2023 Middle Ea...

The ERP Minute Episode 72: January 17, 2023

January 18, 2023
Salesforce unveiled new innovations in commerce and retail, delivering new features to their Commerc...

Client Testimonial: Mark Cybulski

January 17, 2023
The company I have been working with is owned by a private equity firm and when we first started dis...

The ERP Minute Episode 71: January 10, 2023

January 11, 2023
Microsoft announced the acquisition of Fungible Inc., a provider of composable infrastructure aimed ...

2023 ERP Trends & Predictions | ERP Advisors Group

January 11, 2023
As we say goodbye to the ERP advancements of 2022, analysts and vendors alike are predicting a stron...

The ERP Minute Episode 70: January 3, 2023

January 05, 2023
Oracle announced the opening of an Oracle Cloud Region in Chicago, Illinois. Continuing their extens...

The ERP Minute Episode 69: December 20, 2022

December 21, 2022
Oracle announced its fiscal 2023 Q2 results. Total revenues were up 18% year-over-year to $12.3 bill...

The Top 4 Most Common Implementation Pitfalls

December 20, 2022
The ever-changing ERP landscape guarantees that new obstacles will develop from year to year, increa...

The ERP Minute Episode 68: December 13, 2022

December 14, 2022
Deloitte announced the formation of Olympus with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a global investment fund...

The ERP Minute Episode 67: December 6, 2022

December 07, 2022
Last week, a number of vendors announced financial results for the fiscal third quarter of 2023 and ...

The ERP Minute Episode 66: November 29, 2022

November 30, 2022
Last week, reliable sources confirmed that IFS acquired P2 Energy Solutions, a software and data sol...

What To Do About Sage 100 End-of-Life

November 28, 2022
Sage 100 is a product that has been shrouded in fear of impending end-of-life support. Some customer...

The ERP Minute Episode 65: November 22, 2022

November 23, 2022
Sage announced its full-year 2022 financial results, which ended September 30, 2022. Organic recurri...

The ERP Minute Episode 64: November 15, 2022

November 15, 2022
Aptean made yet another acquisition of ImPuls AG, a provider of enterprise resource planning solutio...

ERP Customization Conundrum: Best Practices for Implementing Your ERP System

November 14, 2022
Unfortunately, businesses often find out far too late that they are required to customize their ERP ...

The ERP Minute Episode 63: November 8, 2022

November 09, 2022
NetSuite announced that it was recognized by Inc. Business Media in the inaugural Power Partner awar...

A No-Holds-Barred Summary of Oracle NetSuite

November 08, 2022
Founded over 55 years ago, Oracle has expanded across the market, even acquiring NetSuite as a stand...

Evaluating NetSuite for Manufacturing Companies

November 08, 2022
NetSuite rates well as a cloud ERP for manufacturers with foundational software that excels at manag...

Our Review of NetSuite for Construction Companies

November 08, 2022
We have worked with many construction companies, and we enjoy assisting them with their software sel...

How Ransomware Can Hold Your ERP Hostage

November 03, 2022
Ransomware continues to be an ever-expanding threat to ERP systems around the world, especially when...

The ERP Minute Episode 62: November 1, 2022

November 02, 2022
SAP announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022. Highlights from ...

The ERP Minute Episode 61: October 25, 2022

October 26, 2022
Oracle took advantage of its CloudWorld conference last week to make multiple announcements regardin...

Shawn Windle's Review of CloudWorld 2022

October 26, 2022
This year's CloudWorld, Oracle's annual customer conference, occurred between October 17th and 20th....

EAG & Unit4 on Professional Services Organizations

October 24, 2022
Automating a Professional Service Organization’s processes frees key individuals up to focus on deli...

Client Testimonial: Tonya Olson, Finance Director, Mountain View Fire

October 24, 2022
I heard about ERP Advisors Group from a couple of different fire agencies, and we put out a Request ...

Client Testimonial: Alyssa Kopf, COO, Denver Foundation

October 24, 2022
My colleague found ERP Advisors Group through his brother who had hired EAG to do a software convers...

A Summary of the Salesforce AppExchange ERP Applications

October 21, 2022
Salesforce has quickly risen in the ranks to dominate the enterprise software market, specifically c...

The ERP Minute Episode 60: October 18, 2022

October 19, 2022
At the Sage Transform conference, several announcements were made to mark the growth and advancement...

Microsoft Great Plains End of Life: Fact or Myth?

October 14, 2022
Rumors surrounding Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains' end-of-life have incited fear in businesses arou...

The ERP Minute Episode 59: October 11, 2022

October 11, 2022
Epicor announced that it has acquired eFlex Systems, a cloud-based Manufacturing Execution System (M...

Client Testimonial: Teresa Carey, CFO, Froehling & Robertson

October 07, 2022
We began our work with ERP Advisors Group (EAG) as the result of internal concerns about the functio...

The ERP Minute Episode 58: October 4, 2022

October 04, 2022
NetSuite wasted no time making significant product announcements at its annual SuiteWorld conference...

The ERP Minute Episode 57: September 27, 2022

September 28, 2022
This week at Dreamforce, Salesforce’s user conference, Salesforce introduced Genie, a hyper-scale re...

Client Testimonial: Ted Ganio, CEO, Helinox

September 26, 2022
ERP Advisors Group is currently providing project management and data migration services for our ERP...

Client Testimonial: Zan Murray, Executive VP, J-U-B Engineering

September 22, 2022
As we started to look at different ERP products, we talked to several different executives, C-Suite ...

The ERP Minute Episode 56: September 20, 2022

September 21, 2022
Several exciting announcements were made regarding the application enhancements of Workday products,...

A Thorough Dissection of Deltek

September 15, 2022
Deltek, a global provider of software and solutions for project-based businesses, quickly rose to no...

The ERP Minute Episode 55: September 13, 2022

September 13, 2022
Workday held its annual customer conference, Workday Rising, where it made a couple of major busines...

ERP Compliance Requirements to Go Public

September 09, 2022
The process leading to a company's Initial Public Offering (IPO) is extremely tedious, as leaders mu...

The ERP Minute Episode 54: September 6, 2022

September 08, 2022
SAP announced significant leadership changes with the appointment of Lloyd Adams as President of SAP...

An Outright Synopsis of Oracle

September 06, 2022
Founded in 1977 as Software Development Laboratories, Oracle quickly rose to prominence in the ERP m...

An Unrestricted Dive into Unit4

September 01, 2022
Founded in the western Netherlands, Unit4 developed next-generation enterprise software to meet the ...

The ERP Minute Episode 53: August 30, 2022

August 30, 2022
Celonis, a Process Mining and Execution Management Software provider, secured $1 billion in financin...

A Whole Summary of Workday | ERP Advisors Group

August 29, 2022
In 2005, Workday was established by the founder of PeopleSoft, Dave Duffield, to better serve the hu...

The ERP Minute Episode 52: August 23, 2022

August 23, 2022
SAP and Francisco Partners (FP) announced that FP has signed a definitive agreement with SAP America...

A Sweeping Abridgment of SAP | ERP Advisors Group

August 23, 2022
SAP was founded in 1927 with a vision for the business potential of technology. At present, SAP serv...

A Roadmap to ERP Selection | ERP Advisors Group

August 19, 2022
There is no shortage of options on the ERP market, especially with the expansion of cloud-based offe...

The ERP Minute Episode 51: August 16, 2022

August 16, 2022
Sage announced the availability of Sage Field Operations with Sage Intacct Construction. The integra...

A Systematic Run-Through of Sage

August 15, 2022
Sage is one of the largest ERP vendors in the market, competing with the likes of Microsoft and SAP....

The ERP Minute Episode 50: August 9, 2022

August 09, 2022
Blackbaud released its financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2022. Second quarter ...

A Methodical Review of Microsoft

August 04, 2022
As a technology goliath, many already know the humble origins of the company founded in 1975. Micros...

An Inclusive Outline of IFS | ERP Advisors Group

July 29, 2022
IFS is in more than 50 countries worldwide with 500+ partners and thousands of customers. They aim t...

The ERP Minute Episode 49: July 26, 2022

July 26, 2022
Oracle Corp and Microsoft Corp announced the general availability of Oracle Database Service for Mic...

Client Testimonial: Luke Harmon, Prism Electric

July 21, 2022
The decision to change to a new software platform had been coming for a year or so. I've been with t...

The ERP Minute Episode 48: July 19, 2022

July 20, 2022
Infor announced a new partnership with Syntellis Performance Solutions, a leading provider of enterp...

Client Testimonial: Engineering and Field Services Firm, Director of IT

July 12, 2022
When we first decided we wanted somebody to help us with our ERP project, we had been thinking about...

The ERP Minute Episode 47: July 12, 2022

July 12, 2022
OneStream was named the overall leader for the fifth consecutive year in the 2022 Wisdom of Crowds E...

Client Testimonial: Susan Baker, COO

July 11, 2022
Your project is a little unique because Shawn offered advisory services to help with a strategy more...

The ERP Minute Episode 46: July 5, 2022

July 06, 2022
Oracle announced the opening of the first Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) region in Mexico. The ne...

The ERP Minute Episode 45: June 28, 2022

June 28, 2022
This week, the ERP software market saw a number of vendors making changes within their executive tea...

An In-Depth Report on Infor | ERP Advisors Group

June 24, 2022
With over 60,000 customers worldwide, Infor provides business cloud software products for many indus...

An All-Out Breakdown of Acumatica

June 23, 2022
Founded in 2008, Acumatica is a fairly young company that is making waves within the ERP world. Acum...

The ERP Minute Episode 44: June 21, 2022

June 21, 2022
NetSuite released results from their fiscal 2022 fourth quarter. NetSuite ERP Cloud Revenue was up 2...

ERP Advisors Group: A Definitive Guide to Cloud ERP Deployment

June 16, 2022
Today, leaders see promotions everywhere to move their software to cloud solutions. Many are asking,...

ERP Systems for Startups | ERP Advisors Group

June 16, 2022
The ERP market is heavily saturated with expensive, large products that seem to go beyond what small...

The ERP Minute Episode 43: June 14, 2022

June 14, 2022
Epicor announced their acquisition of Data Interchange, a UK-based provider of Electronic Data Inter...

An Extensive Overview of Epicor

June 13, 2022
For 50 years, Epicor has created industry-specific software solutions and services that aid business...

The ERP Minute Episode 42: June 7, 2022

June 07, 2022
On June 1st, Oracle announced that all required antitrust approvals have been obtained for its propo...

The ERP Minute Episode 41: May 31, 2022

June 01, 2022
Epicor announced several new enhancements that we are excited to share. The first is Epicor Automati...

The ERP Minute Episode 40: May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022
SAP announced that their Annual General Meeting of Shareholder of SAP SE approved all proposals of t...

The ERP Minute Episode 39: May 17, 2022

May 17, 2022
CRN announced their “The Most Powerful Women of the Channel 2022: Power 100” list. This list spotlig...

Best ERP Strategies for Natural Resource Companies

May 12, 2022
The software needs for companies in the Natural resources industry vary depending on their maturatio...

Bron Tapes: A Case Study for New ERP

May 11, 2022
Bron Tapes is the premier producer, converter, and distributor of pressure-sensitive tapes, adhesive...

The ERP Minute Episode 38: May 10, 2022

May 10, 2022
NetSuite introduced SuiteLife Campus, a talent development initiative to help their partners expand ...

The ERP Minute Episode 37: May 3, 2022

May 04, 2022
Microsoft recently reported on advancements to their comprehensive ecosystem of mixed reality soluti...

The ERP Minute Episode 36: April 26, 2022

April 26, 2022
Last week, SAP announced their Q1 2022 results with continued cloud momentum. Cloud revenue further ...

Client Testimonial: Steve Cullen, COO, Aero Wireless Group

April 22, 2022

Client Testimonial: Mike Palleschi, Corporate Controller, JRF Ortho

April 21, 2022
To share a little of my background, I came from the ERP world. When I first moved to Colorado over a...

Client Testimonial: Bob Lay, CFO, AWWA

April 20, 2022
AWWA had worked with ERP Advisors Group previously with an evaluation, selection, and implementation...

How to Choose the Top Food & Beverage ERP System

April 20, 2022
With a world of possibilities and ERP options on the market, how can you identify the top ERP system...

The ERP Minute Episode 35: April 19, 2022

April 19, 2022
Blackbaud announced yesterday that it has achieved carbon neutrality across its operations and data ...

The ERP Minute Episode 34: April 12, 2022

April 12, 2022
Oracle and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants announced last week t...

ERP Trends for the Agricultural Industry

April 12, 2022
The agricultural industry is led by a farmer's ability to predict weather patterns and demand from c...

The ERP Minute Episode 33: April 5, 2022

April 05, 2022
Epicor recently announced that is has appointed Lisa Pope as President of the company. Pope will con...

How to Leverage Software for Recurring Revenue Business

April 04, 2022
We live in a recurring economy. From razor blades to TV shows to dog food, almost anything we need c...

The ERP Minute Episode 32: March 29, 2022

March 29, 2022
Blackbaud recently announced its addition of PayPal and Venmo payment capabilities for Blackbaud Mer...

The ERP Minute Episode 31: March 22, 2022

March 22, 2022
Microsoft Corp on Friday announced the completion of its acquisition of Nuance Communications Inc, a...

Client Testimonial: Professional Services Industry, Chief Administrative Officer

March 18, 2022
Needs Analysis We found ERP Advisors Group through my head of IT. I'm basically approaching one year...

The ERP Minute Episode 30: March 15, 2022

March 15, 2022
Oracle announced their fiscal 2022, Quarter three results. Total quarterly revenues were up 4% year-...

Client Testimonial: Ron Ridgway, Enterprise Infrastructure Manager, CCC

March 15, 2022
CCC started close to five years ago on a journey to replace our business ERP and CRM tools. It had b...

Client Testimonial: Bryan Leo, COO, BDC Laboratories

March 11, 2022

Client Testimonial: Energy Industry, CIO

March 10, 2022
Before we started this process, I did a lot of research on companies that did this kind of work, ERP...

The ERP Minute Episode 29: March 8, 2022

March 08, 2022
Epicor announced it acquired Grow Inc, a no-code, full-stack business intelligence platform. The acq...

ERP Strategies for Mergers & Acquisitions

March 05, 2022
Over the last several years, we have worked with many companies that acquire similar or adjacent bus...

Client Testimonial: Michael Thornley, Controller

March 02, 2022
I was introduced to Shawn and worked with him briefly about ten years ago while doing consulting CFO...

The ERP Minute Episode 28: March 1, 2022

March 02, 2022
Infor and iCIMS, a talent cloud company, announced a strategic partnership that will deliver next-ge...

The ERP Minute Episode 27: February 22, 2022

February 22, 2022
Acumatica, one of the fastest-growing cloud ERP companies, has announced John Case as its new Chief ...

The ERP Minute Episode 26: February 15, 2022

February 15, 2022
Yesterday, Oracle announced new logistics management capabilities within Oracle Fusion Cloud SCM. So...

Upgrading Your Legacy ERP Systems

February 11, 2022
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Shawn Windle, ERP Expert, is joined by his wife and co-host Erica ...

The ERP Minute Episode 25: February 9, 2022

February 09, 2022
Sage recently issued a trading update for their first quarter of 2022, indicating that recurring rev...

The ERP Minute Episode 24: February 1, 2022

February 02, 2022
Oracle achieved FedRAMP High Provisional Authority to Operate from the Joint Authorization Board for...

The ERP Minute Episode 23: January 27, 2022

January 27, 2022
Acumatica, one of the fast-growing cloud ERP vendors, recently held its Customer Conference Summit t...

The ERP Minute Episode 22: January 20, 2022

January 21, 2022
SAP announced Q4 cloud revenue was up 28% and full year 2021 cloud revenue was up 16%. Acumatica has...

ERP Trends & Predictions for 2022

January 20, 2022
Check out our 2023 ERP Trends & Predictions here! Shawn Windle, ERP Advisor to CFOs, CEOs and Pr...

Client Testimonial: Shad Reding, InfoSend

January 18, 2022
ERP Advisors Group has done a great job of not trying to come in and push a certain product. We want...

The ERP Minute Episode 21: January 13, 2022

January 13, 2022
Sage announced that it agreed to acquire Brightpearl. Oracle released last week that it has entered ...

The ERP Minute Episode 20: December 21, 2021

December 21, 2021
UKG is closely observing and addressing a recent cyberattack that impacted Kronos Private Cloud. QAD...

The ERP Minute Episode 19: December 14, 2021

December 14, 2021

Client Testimonial: Heidi Hernandez Gatty, Community Initiatives

December 08, 2021
We've had nothing but good experiences with ERP Advisors Group. It’s been really great and easy to w...

The ERP Minute Episode 18: December 7, 2021

December 07, 2021
Cyber week just wrapped up, and three major eCommerce companies reported record-breaking sales. Sale...

How to Avoid ERP Implementation Failure

December 02, 2021
There are a lot of stories about famous ERP implementation failures. There is a lot less information...

The ERP Minute Episode 17: November 30, 2021

November 30, 2021
Shopify merchants broke Black Friday sales records. Unit4 just announced a multi-tenant industry clo...

The ERP Minute Episode 16: November 16, 2021

November 16, 2021
Sage hosted their 14th annual conference for Sage Intacct users last week in Las Vegas. The company ...

How to Recover from Failure of an ERP Implementation

November 15, 2021
A failure is a project that doesn’t go live with what management and the owners expected. If a proje...

eCommerce Digital Transformation: More Than Just a Cool Website

November 12, 2021
ECommerce is a part of everyday life. The number of transactions that occur online is significantly ...

The ERP Minute Episode 15: November 9, 2021

November 09, 2021
Aptean acquired Objective Holding, adding manufacturing execution, workforce management solutions, a...

The ERP Minute Episode 14: November 2, 2021

November 02, 2021
Procore just acquired Laborchart in an effort to broaden their product line through workforce manage...

The ERP Minute Episode 13: October 26, 2021

October 26, 2021
SAP released third quarter 2021 earnings. Workday announced Workday Everywhere which can be used whi...

The ERP Minute Bonus Episode: October 22, 2021

October 22, 2021
SuiteWorld is wrapping up and Oracle NetSuite announced multiple product innovations to help organiz...

Client Testimonial: Mark Schreiber, CRKT

October 21, 2021
Our CFO Jeff Lunz found ERP Advisors Group. At the beginning of the search there were two or three s...

Client Testimonial: John Passauer, iDE Global

October 21, 2021
ERP Advisors Group was recommended to us. We were talking to several different providers, but we wer...

The ERP Minute Episode 12: October 19, 2021

October 19, 2021
Shopify is making a move toward directly supporting more complex integrations with bigger businesses...

How Working From Home Changed ERP Security Forever

October 15, 2021
As cyberthreats have evolved under the influence of the work-from-home landscape, it has become incr...

The ERP Minute Episode 11: October 12, 2021

October 12, 2021
ServiceNow and Celonis partner up to accelerate digital transformation capabilities for businesses. ...

The ERP Minute Episode 10: October 5, 2021

October 05, 2021
Sage announces company-wide reorganization with the intention of investing in strategic priorities a...

What To Do When You Outgrow Your Accounting Software

October 01, 2021
Many circumstances lead companies to the make the ultimate decision to depart from their existing ac...

The ERP Minute Episode 9: September 28, 2021

September 28, 2021
Acumatica announces 2021 R2 with new features targeted at streamlining processes and increasing effi...

Increase Efficiency with Manufacturing ERP Solutions

September 24, 2021
With consumer demand for increased production colliding with an industry-wide talent shortage, it se...

The ERP Minute Episode 8: September 22, 2021

September 22, 2021
In this week's episode of The ERP Minute, we cover new releases from NetSuite and Microsoft Dynamics...

A Walkthrough of ERP System Implementation Phases

September 20, 2021
Embarking on the journey for the best ERP implementation requires a plan; it is no simple feat. The ...

How to Select the Best ERP System for You

September 16, 2021
Much like implementing an ERP system, selecting an ERP system is not for the faint of heart. When th...

The ERP Minute Episode 7: September 14, 2021

September 14, 2021
Oracle reports Q1 2022 earnings (with increased revenue from Fusion ERP Cloud and NetSuite), industr...

The ERP Minute Episode 6: September 8, 2021

September 08, 2021
In this week's episode: Acquisitions from UKG and ECI, Asia-Pacific expansion from OneStream and Acu...

ERP Digital Transformation

September 07, 2021
There are many reasons companies implement ERP systems, but one of the biggest ones is to bring all ...

The ERP Minute Episode 5: September 1, 2021

September 01, 2021
Gartner's 2021 Magic Quadrant for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises is out, with ten ERP pro...

Enterprise Resource Planning and Sustainability

August 25, 2021
The topic of sustainability has risen in popularity over the years to where it seems everybody is ta...

The ERP Minute Episode 4: August 25, 2021

August 25, 2021
In this week's episode, Revlon gets an ERP makeover, Epicor predicts cloud cover for midsize busines...

Evaluating Infor for 2022 and Beyond

August 24, 2021
We are seeing a trend toward industry-specific and cloud-based ERP solutions — and Infor looks to be...

The ERP Minute Episode 3: August 18, 2021

August 18, 2021
This week in ERP news: The Wall Street Journal reports an increase in “technical debt,” several soft...

Your NetSuite Implementation Will Fail If You Don’t Do This

August 11, 2021
Taking the steps to start a NetSuite implementation can be tough, especially if you are afraid it wi...

The ERP Minute Episode 2: August 11, 2021

August 11, 2021
In this week's episode, the NBA gets called for traveling to Azure, while IFS and Deltek make a play...

Our Review of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

August 10, 2021
As a comprehensive cloud ERP solution for mid-sized companies, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Centr...

ERP Implementation Failure

August 07, 2021
Implementation failures are just a consequence of the industry we work in. We like to be involved an...

Adobe, Walmart Team Up on E-Commerce

August 05, 2021
Walmart and Adobe have recently banded together in a strategic partnership that appears to be target...

The ERP Minute Episode 1: August 4, 2021

August 04, 2021
Introducing: The ERP Minute, providing a compact overview of enterprise software news for the past w...

Tips for Upgrading from Microsoft Legacy ERPs

August 03, 2021
Are you still using Microsoft legacy software products in your organization? If the answer is yes, i...

Epicor Insights 2021 — Feedback and Future Outlook

July 27, 2021
A recent interview with Shawn Windle, Founder and Managing Principal of ERP Advisors Group, and Tech...

Acumatica Summit 2021 Feedback and Future Outlook

July 26, 2021
In a recent interview, ERP Advisors Group Founder and Managing Principal Shawn Windle offered insigh...

Legacy Software Review: IFS ERP Software

July 21, 2021
It is our opinion that the management structure of IFS is a good one, and that they take good care o...

Legacy Software Review: Epicor

July 21, 2021
It seems that the opportunity for growth with Epicor cannot be denied. As we see it, Epicor is exper...

Legacy Software Review: Deltek

July 15, 2021
Rounding out our menu of legacy software reviews, we welcomed Jim O'Donnell of TechTarget to discuss...

The Best Microsoft Dynamics 365 Integrations

July 15, 2021
Planning your upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics 365 should include an idea of the integrations you need....

Client Testimonial: Brandon McNeil, Lightning eMotors

July 14, 2021
There were a number of challenges with our old software. The first was that we had outgrown it in te...

Client Testimonial: Rebecca Slattery Controller at Pursuit Collection

July 12, 2021
We knew we needed a new software system because our previous system had been selected maybe ten year...

Phases of NetSuite Project Management

July 09, 2021
For those who want to better understand the various software options available through NetSuite, and...

Client Testimonial: John Laughlin, Director of IT, Spectralink

July 06, 2021
Our CFO knew about ERP Advisors Group and said he’d worked with them before, so I said okay, fine. N...

Client Testimonial: Ryan Johansen, CFO at Producers Livestock

July 05, 2021
Before we reached out to ERP Advisors Group, we were using very antiquated software for our accounti...

How to Avoid a “NetSuite Nightmare”

July 02, 2021
If a NetSuite project goes wrong, the software often gets the blame. But a NetSuite implementation —...

Client Testimonial: Holger Durre, Deputy Fire Chief

July 01, 2021
The unique place that the fire service finds itself in is that we’re still too small of a market to ...

Client Testimonial: Sandi Garcia, Financial Planning Association

June 30, 2021
Before finding ERP Advisors Group, I was frustrated with our company’s software options. We had star...

Legacy Software Review: Sage 100, 300, & 500

June 28, 2021
In this edition of The ERP Advisor, we review the options for existing Sage customers and provide a ...

Client Testimonial: Adam Birk, COO Vertikal Brands & Higdon Outdoors

June 16, 2021
We’re backed by a private equity firm that also owns a consulting firm. So just talking internally a...

Legacy Software Review: SAP ERP Software

June 15, 2021
In this edition of The ERP Advisor, we review the options for existing SAP customers and provide a p...

Our Review of NetSuite for Food and Beverage Companies

June 02, 2021
NetSuite is a top choice for numerous types of businesses, providing solutions for many industries. ...

Legacy Software Review: Microsoft

May 28, 2021
In this edition of The ERP Advisor podcast, special guest Carly Shube joins us to explore the landsc...

Client Testimonial: Kevin Mann, CFO at Denver Rescue Mission

May 27, 2021
I’ve worked with ERP Advisors Group on two different projects and it’s been a good relationship and ...

How to Resolve Problems with NetSuite

May 21, 2021
NetSuite has applications and modules that work for numerous industries, and while it is a dominant ...

Legacy Software Review: Oracle PeopleSoft and JD Edwards

May 18, 2021
When an open-ended search reveals one of the top questions about a product to be “Is it still used?”...

The Top 5 ERP Selection Mistakes

May 17, 2021
In working with clients, we have seen a repeating pattern of mistakes that businesses tend to make w...

Legacy Software Review: Oracle E-Business Suite

April 29, 2021
When Oracle announced that it would be continuing support for E-Business Suite through the next deca...

Client Testimonial: Scott Lane, CIO at Beaver Street Fisheries

April 23, 2021
When we came to ERP Advisors Group, we were unique with our needs as we weren’t trying to solve any ...

Sunsetting Legacy ERP Software with a Forecast for Cloud ERP

April 20, 2021
We are witnessing a major transformation in the ERP landscape: more and more vendors are sunsetting ...

NetSuite Accounting Software Feature Functionality

April 19, 2021
Whether you are a CFO looking to improve the effectiveness of your financial department, or a Contro...

ERP Systems For Nonprofits

April 07, 2021
Fundraising, donors, grants, endowment funds, budgets, audits…

5 Must-Have NetSuite Integrations

February 26, 2021
Exchanging information back and forth from your NetSuite instance to external software systems is a ...

ERP Accounting Software

February 19, 2021
Are you considering an upgrade to your current ERP application for your financials? In our overview ...

Alternative ERP Vendors to Watch in 2021

February 16, 2021
Part 1: The Lessons We Learned from 2020 Part 2: Our ERP Forecast for 2021 A Special Report on ERP T...

Our Special Report on ERP Trends for 2021

February 16, 2021
Part 1: The Lessons We Learned from 2020 A Special Report on ERP Trends for 2021: Part 2 of 3 Part 3...

Special Report on ERP Trends for 2021: Lessons Learned from 2020

February 15, 2021
A Special Report on ERP Trends for 2021: Part 1 of 3 Part 2: Our ERP Forecast for 2021 Part 3: Alter...

Construction ERP Software for 2021

January 19, 2021
Economic forecasts from esteemed organizations predict that the US construction industry will contra...

Budgeting Software for Nonprofits

January 15, 2021
Nonprofits play a vital role in providing aid to those who need it most. If you are running such an ...

Understanding the Four Types of NetSuite Consulting Firms

January 07, 2021
NetSuite is one of the most prevalent financial apps for mid-sized organizations. Their application ...

Independent NetSuite Software Overview

January 06, 2021
NetSuite software applications run the gamut from ERP and CRM solutions to email marketing and accou...

16 Tips for Preparing To Go Live

December 15, 2020
Is there a way to guarantee ERP implementation success? When it’s time to go live, there’s no turnin...

What the Epicor ERP 10.2.700 Update Could Mean for Manufacturers

December 11, 2020
According to Epicor, the release of Epicor ERP 10.2.700 will modernize the user experience for Epico...

Is the Big Bang Approach Right for Your ERP Implementation?

December 03, 2020
When you are ready to begin an ERP update, there are a lot of questions you may have about the imple...

How a Client-Side Project Manager Can Help

December 02, 2020
As you start the process of updating your ERP system, you should be prepared to have a strong projec...

6 Ways ERP Implementation Consultants Rescue Overworked Teams

November 26, 2020
Going into a project to update your ERP software, it might be easy to think that everything can be m...

Overview of ERP System Implementation Vendors

November 24, 2020
If you are planning to upgrade your ERP system, now is the time to look into possible vendors for yo...

Using an ERP Consultant for a Successful ERP Implementation

November 18, 2020
ERP implementations aren’t naturally destined for failure. The key to success lies in finding someon...

Deltek News: Forced Upgrades from Vision to Vantagepoint?

November 17, 2020
When Deltek first introduced Vantagepoint to the ERP world in August 2018, it prompted questions and...

3 Tips for Your Implementation of an ERP System

November 06, 2020
As you get ready to start your implementation of an ERP system, you may have your project plan worke...

How to Create an ERP System Implementation Project Plan

November 05, 2020
Your organization has decided on a major software update and you undoubtedly have many questions. Do...

ERP Implementation Best Practices

October 23, 2020
When your company is ready to make the change and begin the process to update your software, followi...

Our ERP Implementation Methodology

October 21, 2020
At ERP Advisors Group, our ERP implementation methodology is designed to help you with every phase o...

Quick-Start Steps for ERP Implementation

October 20, 2020
Once you have decided to embark on a major software update, it is important to know these quick-star...

ERP Systems Security and the Prevention of Cyber Attacks

October 19, 2020
Considering how much is at stake in enterprise systems — from financials and trade secrets to custom...

Creating an ERP Implementation Plan

October 13, 2020
Your company has made the decision to update software, but where do you begin? Creating an ERP imple...

Agriculture Case Study: National Livestock

October 09, 2020
At ERP Advisors Group, we specialize in finding and implementing ERP solutions that can consolidate ...

Understanding ERP Implementation Phases

October 09, 2020
A vital first step to updating your company’s software is understanding ERP implementation phases. W...

How We Define ERP Implementation Success

October 08, 2020
If you are about to embark on an enterprise software project for your company, first and foremost on...

Lessons from the Most Expensive ERP Implementation Failures

October 07, 2020
When you’re ready to implement a new software system, the last thing you want to do is emulate the m...

The Most Important ERP Software Selection Criteria

September 03, 2020
Selecting an ERP Selecting the right ERP should never be mystical or accidental. There is an exact m...

Why Should You Hire an ERP Selection Consultant?

August 27, 2020
If your company is in the market for an ERP platform, you have probably heard the horror stories: co...

Vetting ERP Business Software Solutions in an ERP Selection

August 24, 2020
With so many vendors and platforms to choose from, you need a fail-safe formula for evaluating which...

Picking the Right ERP Software Solution During Your ERP Selection

August 18, 2020
When you embark on your ERP selection process, following expert advice can help you select the right...

RFP is code for "Request for *&@*!"

August 12, 2020
A request for proposal.… If you are like us, when you see one of those come across your desk or into...

Internal Control Over Financial Reporting With ERP

July 24, 2020
How can you provide in-compliance, accurate and timely reporting for financials? In this episode of ...

Building Enterprise Value with Your ERP Strategy

July 22, 2020
Enterprise Resource Planning software can deliver tremendous value to your organization. Yes, an ERP...

Government Case Study: City of Omaha Parking

June 19, 2020
Problem: The Parking Authority within the City of Omaha was using legacy software to track revenue f...

How to Find the Best CRM | ERP Advisors Group

June 18, 2020
It has never been more important to properly care for and nurture customer relationships. Customer R...

Food & Beverage Case Study: Central Seaway

June 18, 2020
ERP Advisors Group can help you optimize or upgrade your current ERP system so you can receive the f...

Public Safety Case Study: South Metro Fire Rescue

June 15, 2020
The ERP implementation process is often the most daunting and challenging part of the process. We ca...

Technology Case Study: Coalfire Systems

June 12, 2020
Defining your software needs as an organization and setting clearly defined goals and objectives wil...

Technology Case Study: Cologix

June 12, 2020
Once you are certain of your needs for a new ERP, it is time to start the selection process. Using o...

Optimizing ERP for Supply Chain Disruption

May 21, 2020
Disruptions in supply chains, whether localized or widespread, are almost inevitable at some point i...

Shopify Is Now Canada's Most Valuable Company. What Will This Change?

May 18, 2020
On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020, Shopify became Canada's most valuable public company when it ended the ...

ERP Recommendations for E-commerce

May 11, 2020
A surprising number of businesses and organizations have relied on in-person interactions to stay vi...

How Cloud ERP Can Help With Business Continuity

April 30, 2020
In many different crisis scenarios, enterprise software has played a vital role in maintaining busin...

Koch Industries Acquired Infor. Here’s Our Analysis.

April 21, 2020
This is good news for existing Infor customers because it takes the public market pressures off of I...

The Role of Blockchain in ERP: Beyond Cryptocurrency

April 03, 2020
If you have any knowledge or familiarity with ERP selection or ERP implementation for your business,...

EAG's Recommendations for Data Hygiene Best Practices

March 11, 2020
You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand that having a wrong phone number for a person ...

Don’t Let Data Migration Become Your ERP Roadblock

March 09, 2020
Data Migration can terrify even the most seasoned implementation consultants. Examining some of most...

Five Post-ERP-Go-Live Tips for Your Implementation

January 13, 2020
After months of planning, your ERP system is up and running. Congratulations! But keep in mind that ...

ERP Trends and Predictions: Is 2020 the year SMBs invade ERP?

January 08, 2020
If there was a theme for 2019, it was the year cloud-based ERP finally arrived. No longer a novelty,...

AI Has Crept Into ERP. Are You Ready?

December 23, 2019
We have been hearing a lot about artificial intelligence in ERP recently, and it is more than a buzz...

Cybersecurity and ERP: What You Need to Know

November 08, 2019
When it comes to cybersecurity breaches, most companies think it won’t happen to them. But would you...

Can On-Premise and Cloud-Based Systems Coexist?

October 07, 2019
These days, most vendors offer the ability to deploy their ERP system in the cloud, but that doesn’t...

Organizational Change Management and its Impact On ERP Success

September 04, 2019
Techopedia defines Organizational Change Management as “a framework structure around the changing ne...

How Manufacturing Is Benefitting from Modern ERP

July 29, 2019
Here is a reality about manufacturing: there are separate-but-connected processes all under one oper...

Client Testimonial: Craig Jack, KONG

May 22, 2019
Hi I'm Craig Jack and I work at the Kong company. We manufacture the world's best dog toys so hopefu...

You Need a Business Strategy to Choose the Right ERP

April 19, 2019
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software can create ongoing value for businesses. Part of the tri...

Configure Price Quote Software – An ERP Advisor’s Perspective

March 28, 2019
As ERP consultants, we are experienced in all types of software relating to automating the revenue c...

Tax Cuts Fund a Trend in ERP Spending

March 11, 2019
It’s been a while since Congress passed the big corporate tax cut for businesses in late 2017. While...

Writing an RFP for an ERP Project? Avoid These 5 Stumbling Blocks

January 24, 2019
Writing a request for proposal for an ERP project is not for the faint of heart. Even experienced IT...

A Business Case for an ERP System Upgrade

January 09, 2019
Maybe your platform is long overdue for an upgrade, but you can’t just go forward— there are costs a...

Expert Interview Series: Shawn Windle, Founder

December 27, 2018
I'm Shawn Windle with ERP Advisors Group. I'm the Founder and Managing Principal of the firm and wha...

Dos and Don’ts for the ERP Selection Process

December 19, 2018
Navigating the steps of an ERP implementation is not easy — but it starts with making sure you selec...

Why Companies Don't Choose the Best ERP Software

December 06, 2018
The right ERP platform can transform your business, giving you actionable intelligence, helping you ...

Client Testimonial: Adam Clapp, CFO Bron Tapes

November 07, 2018
Adam Clapp is the Chief Financial Officer for Bron Tapes, a distributor of industrial adhesives that...

Client Testimonial: Bud Price, Brown Strauss Steel

October 24, 2018
Bud Price is the IT Director at Brown Strauss, a distributor of structural steel — including everyth...

Automating the Revenue Cycle in Accounting

October 10, 2018
Excel is the world’s top accounting system, but spreadsheets can be burdensome to accountants and fi...

Omnichannel for Wholesale Distributors and Manufacturers

September 19, 2018
Wholesale Distribution and Manufacturing businesses work with tangible products. The business buys r...

How to Avoid Records Management System Failure

July 25, 2018
Records management systems are used by public safety agencies such as fire, police, and other groups...

How to Manage Your New ERP System

July 11, 2018
By the time most businesses reach the finish line of an ERP project, they begin to suffer from what ...

Client Testimonial: Dillon Miskimins, CFO

June 14, 2018
My name's Dillon Miskimins. I'm the Chief Financial Officer for South Metro Fire Rescue which is a f...

Understanding the ERP Selection Process

June 06, 2018
In this article, we will outline the entire ERP selection process, laying to rest unnecessary compli...

Client Testimonial: Angela Schreffler, Vice President

May 30, 2018
My name is Angela Schreffler and I am the Vice President at Colorado Nonprofit Development Center. C...

How to Identify the Right RMS for your Fire Department

May 16, 2018
In another article, we discussed 7 benefits when fire departments replace an outdated RMS with more ...

7 Benefits for Fire Departments Replacing an RMS

May 09, 2018
Fire departments have been required to track records around patient care, fire incidents, and person...

Mergers and Acquisitions in ERP Systems

March 21, 2018
Investment bankers — and any acquiring company, for that matter — will spend a lot of time on financ...

Client Testimonial: Aaron Peavey, Rocky Mountain Fire

March 14, 2018
Meet Aaron Peavey My name's Aaron Peavey and I'm the Training Division Chief for Rocky Mountain Fire...

Client Testimonial: John Willson, Louisville Fire

February 28, 2018
John Willson is the Fire Chief for the Louisville Fire Protection District in Colorado.

Client Testimonial: Chris Carpenter, Director of IT

February 15, 2018
Hi, I'm Christopher Carpenter and I work for Epilog Laser. We are a global leader in the laser engra...

Enterprise Performance Management Tools

February 06, 2018
To get the most out of ERP software applications, businesses should utilize as much of the software ...

Shawn Windle Answers the Question: What is ERP?

January 31, 2018
What is ERP? "Enterprise Resource Planning does not mean the same thing today as it did decades ago ...

Expert Interview Series: Derek Hitchman, SCS Cloud

January 24, 2018
Meet Derek I'm Derek Hitchman and I am the CEO of SCS Cloud. We are a Netsuite and Salesforce soluti...

Expert Interview Series: Quentin DeWitt, EAG Consultant

January 05, 2018
Meet Quentin My name is Quentin DeWitt. I'm the consulting manager here at ERP Advisors Group. I wor...

5 Top Reasons for an ERP Upgrade

November 08, 2017
Upgrading an ERP system is an extraordinary undertaking. Contrary to conventional thinking, we don't...

Client Testimonial: Lew Visscher, CFO

October 27, 2017
Lew Visscher is the CFO for Catalyst Repository Systems in Denver, Colorado. He is also the founder ...

Why ERP Implementations Fail With CEO Shawn Windle

October 12, 2017
We discussed the 5 biggest ERP implementation pitfalls that occur during an ERP software application...

The 5 Biggest ERP Implementation Pitfalls

October 04, 2017
One of the things we typically don’t like to discuss is failure: we prefer to focus on how we can ma...

What is Professional Services Automation?

August 30, 2017
Professional service organizations are different than many other organizations, especially when it c...

How HR Software Can Improve Employee Morale

August 02, 2017
Learn the elements of a strong, core HR software solution and the advanced modules that can expand i...

HR Software and the Benefits to Your Organization

July 28, 2017
In our most recent edition of The ERP Advisor Monthly Conference Call, we uncovered the secrets of g...

How Reporting & Analytics Tools Unlock an ERP’s Potential

June 28, 2017
Improved reporting and visibility are the main reasons businesses decide to select and implement an ...

Is the Cloud a Viable Solution for Accounting Systems?

June 09, 2017
We help businesses select and implement enterprise applications such as accounting software that mee...

Profitability Reporting Strategies for Professional Services

May 11, 2017
Improving reporting and more specifically, profitability can be less than straightforward for profes...

The Magic of Independent ERP Consulting

April 18, 2017
Why bother hiring a consultant? After all, no one really knows your business better than you and you...

Does Your Company Have Software Growing Pains?

December 15, 2016
If your mid-market company has outgrown its financials software, you are probably relying heavily on...

NetSuite’s POS Beats Industry-Specific POS Vendors

December 15, 2016
The Problem: No POS Integration When ERP Advisors Group was recently engaged to advise a mid-market ...

Oracle buying NetSuite: What It Means and What to Expect

December 15, 2016
I was on an industry analyst call just yesterday and the question came up if NetSuite was going to b...

On-Premise Software is Not Dead

December 15, 2016
Let’s face it, everywhere you look, you see promotions to move your software to cloud solutions. The...

Check Your Rearview Mirror for Business Blind Spots

December 15, 2016
Do you know what areas of your business are at risk if one of your “good people” were to leave? We h...

The Hidden Pain of Spreadsheets

December 15, 2016
You might not realize the pain your organization has — because it’s hidden in your spreadsheets. Aft...