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.

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, special guest Carly Shube will join us to explore the landscape ...

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?”...

Legacy Software Review: Oracle E-Business Suite

April 29, 2021
When Oracle continued support for E-Business Suite, it helped satisfy concerns about sunsetting the ...

Evaluating NetSuite for Manufacturing Companies

April 28, 2021
NetSuite rates well as a cloud ERP for manufacturers with foundational software that excels at manag...

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 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...

Introduction to ERP 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 ...

Overview of Enterprise 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 ERP Forecast 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: The Lessons We 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 ...

NetSuite Software Overview

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

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...

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...

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...

Agriculture Case Study: National Livestock

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

The Most Important ERP Software Selection Criteria

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

Questions to Ask an ERP Software Consultant

August 28, 2020
Do you know what questions to ask an ERP software consultant? We have fielded hundreds of calls from...

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 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 Software Solutions 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 an...

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 ...

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 ...

Expert Interview Series: Adam Clapp, CFO Bron Tapes

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

Expert Interview Series: Bud Price, IT Director at Brown Strauss Steel

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

Expert Interview Series: Karl Nicholls, CFO

August 01, 2018
“I’m very happy to refer people to ERP Advisors Group. I really appreciate their integrity, and the ...

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...

Understanding the ERP Selection Process

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

Expert Interview Series: 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...

Expert Interview Series: 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...

Expert Interview Series: John Willson, Louisville Fire

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

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...

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...

Three Tips for Successfully Selecting an ERP

December 22, 2017
In this video, Shawn Windle, the Founder and Managing Principal of ERP Advisors Group, discusses som...

The Top 4 Ways to Avoid ERP Implementation Failure

December 06, 2017
Implementation failures are just a consequence of the industry we work in. We like to be involved an...

Why You Should (or Shouldn't) Upgrade Your ERP System

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

Expert Interview Series: Lew Visscher, CFO

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

What To Do When You Outgrow Your Accounting Software

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

The Top 5 Biggest ERP Selection Mistakes

May 17, 2017
In working with clients, we have seen a repeating pattern of mistakes that businesses tend to make w...

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...

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 ...

Don’t Bet Your Company’s Future on a Beauty Pageant Winner

December 15, 2016
Picking software that looks pretty and wins over your selection team during the demonstration can be...