ERP Resource Library

Explore our content to learn more about approaching an ERP initiative. Hear directly from our Managing Principal, consultants and clients about what to expect in a selection or implementation.

The Evolving Role of CRM Systems in the Wake of COVID-19

June 18, 2020
 

Optimizing ERP for Supply Chain Disruption

May 21, 2020
 

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 busi...

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,...

The Science of Proper Data Hygiene

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

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 mos...

Five Post-Go-Live Tips for Your ERP Implementation

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

2020 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 bu...

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...

Organizational Change Management and its Impact On ERP Success

September 04, 2019
Techopedia defines Organizational Change Management (OCM) as “a framework structure around the chang...

Making an ERP Implementation a Key Part of Your Company’s Digital Transformation

August 23, 2019
  There are many reasons companies implement ERP systems, but one of the biggest ones is to bring al...

How Manufacturing Is Benefitting from Modern ERP

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

Building Enterprise Value with Your ERP Strategy

July 25, 2019
When you make the decision to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software strategy, you...

Expert Interview Series: 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 hopef...

The Importance of Having a Business Strategy When Choosing the Right ERP Software

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

The Delicate Dance of OCM and ERP

March 28, 2019
We often hear change is a constant, but the reality is most workers thrive on repetitive routines th...

Tax Cuts Fund a Trend in ERP Spending

March 11, 2019
I wanted to start this blog with the above title, but it’s just not true (yet). It’s been a while si...

Surprises You Don’t Want During Your ERP Implementation

February 27, 2019
Experience has taught us to always anticipate surprises during ERP implementations. Planning for the...

Writing an RFP for Your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project? Avoid These Five Stumbling Blocks

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

To Upgrade Your ERP System or Not: Making a Compelling Business Case

January 09, 2019
An ERP application needs to be maintained to benefit your business, and upgrading periodically is im...

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. There are certain things you need to pay ...

Four Excuses and Four REAL Reasons Companies Choose the Wrong ERP Software

December 06, 2018
SAP defines Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) as the integration of the core processes needed to ru...

Expert Interview Series: Adam Clapp, CFO

November 07, 2018
My name is Adam Clapp I'm the chief financial officer for Bron Tapes and Bron tapes is a distributor...

Expert Interview Series: Bud Price, Director of IT

October 24, 2018
My name is Bud Price and I'm the IT Director here at Brown Strauss and Brown Strauss is a distributo...

Introduction to Revenue Cycle Automation Tools

October 17, 2018
It is easy to generate a compelling business case for revenue software. Recurring revenues, payment ...

Revenue Cycle Automation

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

Best Practices for Implementing Omnichannel for Manufacturers and Wholesale Distributors

September 26, 2018
  Omnichannel has become a best practice, but manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors need to s...

Wholesale Distributors and Manufacturers Improve Customer Service with Omnichannel Experience

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

Expert Interview Series: Karl Nicholls, CFO

August 01, 2018
Meet Karl Nicholls Hi my name is Karl Nicholls. I'm a qualified accountant. I have my qualifications...

Care and Feeding of Your New ERP, Part 2

July 18, 2018
Business Process Support vs. Technical Support A valuable new ERP system unlocks new capabilities.  ...

ERP Selection Process Demystified: From Vendor Selection to Implementation

June 13, 2018
This article is for business leaders who are in the beginning stages of a new ERP project. It outlin...

The ERP Selection Process Demystified: Getting Started

June 06, 2018
We will outline the entire selection process, laying to rest unnecessary complications, antiquated d...

M&A: Post-Purchase ERP Workarounds

March 28, 2018
Most acquiring businesses do not fully evaluate their target’s business applications before they mak...

Expert Interview Series: Chris Carpenter, Director of IT

February 15, 2018
Meet Christopher Carpenter Hi, I'm Christopher Carpenter and I work for Epilog Laser. We are a globa...

Utilizing an Enterprise Performance Management Tool to Maximize Your ERP Benefits

February 06, 2018
On our latest episode of the ERP Advisor Conference Call Series, we discussed how to fully utilize y...

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...

The Managing Principal's Corner: Successfully Selecting an ERP

December 22, 2017
Founder & Managing Principal Shawn Windle explains what you need to know for having a SUCCESSFUL ERP...

When to Pull The Plug on an Implementation Project

December 13, 2017
Have you ever had or known someone who had a “money pit” home improvement project? One of those proj...

How To Avoid ERP Implementation Failure

December 06, 2017
In one of our recent conference calls, we discussed how implementation failures are just a consequen...

Why You Should (or Should Not) Upgrade Your ERP System Part 2

November 15, 2017
Last week, we discussed what an ERP system upgrade is and how growth is one of the 5 primary drivers...

Why You Should (or Should Not) Upgrade Your ERP System Part 1

November 08, 2017
We typically advise companies to avoid upgrading their ERP system unless absolutely necessary becaus...

Expert Interview Series: Lew Visscher, CFO

October 27, 2017
Meet Lew I’m Lew Visscher, I'm CFO for Catalyst Repository Systems here in Denver Colorado. We're a ...

What To Do When You Outgrow Your Accounting Software

August 15, 2017
What To Do When You Outgrow Your Accounting Software

Leveraging a Reporting and Analytics Tool to Fully Realize the Potential of Your ERP

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

5 Mistakes Every Executive Should Avoid When Selecting an ERP (Part 1)

May 17, 2017
We help companies with their ERP software needs from determining and analyzing what the organization...

The Magic of ERP Consulting

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

ERP Selection for Cologix

December 20, 2016
Once you are certain of your needs for a new ERP, it is time to start the selection process. Using o...

Case Study for Coalfire Systems

December 20, 2016
Defining your software needs as an organization and setting clearly defined goals and objectives wil...

Does Your Company Have Software Growing Pains?

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

Trying to Decipher SAP

December 15, 2016
I have worked in the Enterprise software space for over 20 years and rarely am I confused about what...