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ERP for SMB, Part 5: Verifying Your Growth Strategy

Aug 13, 2018 9:42:45 AM

In this special blog series, ERP for Small and Midsize Manufacturers, we’ll discuss how SMBs are gaining an edge in the Manufacturing industry through ERP software. From flexible deployment options to mission-critical functionality, you’ll learn what to look for to extend the value and shelf life of your next ERP system.

When your focus turns to growth as a small or midsize manufacturer, one of your first priorities is mitigating risk. We’ve already discussed how an ERP system can help strengthen your operations and keep your organization nimble when experiencing market shakeups. But how can ERP help SMB manufacturers prepare for a business shift they’re initiating themselves?

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ERP for SMB, Part 4: Making Confident Business Decisions with Real-Time Data

Jul 30, 2018 2:14:28 PM

In this special blog series, ERP for Small and Midsize Manufacturers, we’ll discuss how SMBs are gaining an edge in the Manufacturing industry through ERP software. From flexible deployment options to mission-critical functionality, you’ll learn what to look for to extend the value and shelf life of your next ERP system.

As an SMB manufacturer, you probably have deep expertise in your particular niche. You are well-versed with your market and know where you fit into the mix. Likewise, you know your company, its strengths and its weaknesses.

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ERP for SMB, Part 3: Working Smarter with Automated Workflows

Jul 16, 2018 4:16:49 PM

In this special blog series, ERP for Small and Midsize Manufacturers, we'll discuss how SMBs are gaining an edge in the Manufacturing industry through ERP software. From flexible deployment options to mission-critical functionality, you'll learn what to look for to extend the value and shelf life of your next ERP system.

The priorities of SMB manufacturers differ from industry to industry. The requirements for a medical device manufacturer will be very different from those of a custom shipbuilder.

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ERP for SMB, Part 2: Meeting Evolving Business Needs with Modular ERP

Jul 9, 2018 10:53:46 AM

In this special blog series, ERP for Small and Midsize Manufacturers, we’ll discuss how SMBs are gaining an edge in the Manufacturing industry through ERP software. From flexible deployment options to mission-critical functionality, you’ll learn what to look for to extend the value and shelf life of your next ERP system.

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) must often make forward-thinking investments to reach the next phase of growth.

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ERP for SMB, Part 1: Staying Nimble with Cloud-Based ERP

Jun 22, 2018 9:43:17 AM

In this special blog series, ERP for Small and Midsize Manufacturers, we’ll discuss how SMBs are gaining an edge in the Manufacturing industry through ERP software. From flexible deployment options to mission-critical functionality, you’ll learn what to look for to extend the value and shelf life of your next ERP system.

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ERP Software & FDA Compliance, Part 6: The Benefits of an Integrated Quality Control Solution (QCS)

May 14, 2018 2:11:55 PM

In this special blog series, ERP Software & FDA Compliance, we’ll discuss the advantages of using an ERP system in an FDA-regulated industry. From organizing mission-critical documents to vendor management, you’ll learn how ERP helps keep product timelines in place and manufacturers in compliance.

From managing suppliers to delivering on your customer’s expectations, quality is a responsibility that is fulfilled by everyone at your organization, whether they realize it or not.

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ERP Software & FDA Compliance, Part 5: Managing Certificates of Analysis (COAs)

May 8, 2018 8:57:47 AM

In this special blog series, ERP Software & FDA Compliance, we’ll discuss the advantages of using an ERP system in an FDA-regulated industry. From organizing mission-critical documents to vendor management, you’ll learn how ERP helps keep product timelines in place and manufacturers in compliance.

When a shipment arrives at your facility, how can you be certain that the materials that have been delivered meet your expectations?

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ERP Software & FDA Compliance, Part 4: Approved Supplier Management

Apr 30, 2018 3:33:19 PM

In this special blog series, ERP Software & FDA Compliance, we’ll discuss the advantages of using an ERP system in an FDA-regulated industry. From organizing mission-critical documents to vendor management, you’ll learn how ERP helps keep product timelines in place and manufacturers in compliance.

It is not uncommon for manufacturers in FDA-regulated industries to utilize suppliers for components of their finished products.

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ERP Software & FDA Compliance, Part 3: Obtaining Digital Approval with eSignatures

Apr 23, 2018 2:05:19 PM

In this special blog series, ERP Software & FDA Compliance, we’ll discuss the advantages of using an ERP system in an FDA-regulated industry. From organizing mission-critical documents to vendor management, you’ll learn how ERP helps keep product timelines in place and manufacturers in compliance.

It used to be that manufacturers in FDA-regulated industries could get by handling approvals the old-fashioned way – with a stack of papers awaiting signature in an executive’s office.

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ERP Software & FDA Compliance, Part 2: Full Lot & Serial Tracking

Apr 9, 2018 3:23:54 PM

In this special blog series, ERP Software & FDA Compliance, we’ll discuss the advantages of using an ERP system in an FDA-regulated industry. From organizing mission-critical documents to vendor management, you’ll learn how ERP helps keep product timelines in place and manufacturers in compliance.

From food and beverage to medical device, manufacturers in FDA-regulated industries have a critical responsibility to maintain end-to-end lot and serial number tracking and management.

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Digital Transformation & the Evolving Role of ERP, Part 6: How the Internet of Things (IoT) Is Transforming the World of Manufacturing

Apr 3, 2018 10:46:42 AM

In this special blog series, Digital Transformation & the Evolving Role of ERP, we’ll discuss ERP’s new place at the heart of Manufacturing’s digital transformation. From business analytics to artificial intelligence and the Internet of things (IoT), you’ll learn about the cutting-edge technologies disrupting how manufacturers do business.
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ERP Software & FDA Compliance, Part 1: Managing Your DMR, DHR, and Product Documentation

Mar 26, 2018 11:19:22 AM

The development of a medical device can take years. Over the course of this time, product information amasses and evolves. From quality documentation and design data to computer-aided design (CAD) files and part specs, the device master record (DMR) and design history file (DHF) are critical but volatile entities in the medical device life cycle. The proper maintenance of these files is essential to not only FDA compliance but also operational success.

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Digital Transformation & the Evolving Role of ERP, Part 5: Blockchain- ERP Integration: The Next Big Thing?

Mar 20, 2018 1:30:11 PM

In this special blog series, Digital Transformation & the Evolving Role of ERP, we’ll discuss ERP’s new place at the heart of Manufacturing’s digital transformation. From business analytics to artificial intelligence and the Internet of things (IoT), you’ll learn about the cutting-edge technologies disrupting how manufacturers do business.
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Digital Transformation & the Evolving Role of ERP, Part 4: Integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ERP

Mar 5, 2018 11:19:07 AM

In this special blog series, Digital Transformation & the Evolving Role of ERP, we’ll discuss ERP’s new place at the heart of Manufacturing’s digital transformation. From business analytics to artificial intelligence and the Internet of things (IoT), you’ll learn about the cutting-edge technologies disrupting how manufacturers do business.
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Digital Transformation & the Evolving Role of ERP, Part 3: 3 Manufacturing Trends Made Possible with ERP

Feb 21, 2018 11:37:32 AM

In this special blog series, Digital Transformation & the Evolving Role of ERP, we’ll discuss ERP’s new place at the heart of Manufacturing’s digital transformation. From business analytics to artificial intelligence and the Internet of things (IoT), you’ll learn about the cutting-edge technologies disrupting how manufacturers do business.
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