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Thursday, October 6th @ 12:00 pm MDT
As ERP technology continues its rapid advancement, businesses running on legacy ERP systems find themselves overwhelmed by the lingering need to address the elephant in the room: is it time for an upgrade? The conversation can be daunting with concerns surrounding potential workforce response to the disruption and fear that a change would render the current system’s specialized functionality useless. But in the digital age, companies not rising to the occasion risk becoming obsolete as a result of being unable to retain or attract top talent. In this episode of The ERP Advisor, we will confront the benefits and pitfalls of replacing legacy ERP systems.
Thursday, October 27th, @12 pm MDT
Ransomware continues to be an ever-expanding threat to ERP systems around the world, especially when organizations fail to educate employees on behaviors leaving their information more susceptible to malicious software. While better practices can lessen ERP vulnerability, the structure of an ERP system, whether on-premises or in the cloud, can also impact the effectiveness of ransomware in capturing sensitive data. In this episode of The ERP Advisor, special guest, Security Awareness Advocate James McQuiggan, returns to join Shawn Windle in educating ERP users on protecting their software from the devastating effects of ransomware.
Thursday, November 10th, @12 pm MST
Unfortunately, businesses often find out far too late that they are required to customize their ERP which can be a slippery slope. Some customizations can have major productivity increases but over customization can force a system into a corner, making it obsolete or inflexible when it comes to future upgrades and usability. Usually, out-of-the-box functionality can deliver on the needs of an organization without the addition of over-the-top customizations, but where is the line between needing more and doing too much? Learn how to prevent the downfall of your ERP system through the application of best practices in this installment of the ERP Advisor.