What Comes First: Business Process Reengineering or ERP Implementation?

Business process reengineering (BPR) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation go hand-in-hand. But which should be done first: BPR, ERP, or both concurrently?

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10 Types of Bosses and How to Handle Them

Bosses come in all shapes and sizes. Depending on their personality quirks, there are certain ways to tame them... no matter the nature of the beast.

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Feature Spotlight: Building Process Flow Dashboards in Acumatica

While Acumatica is user-friendly, there are some features and processes we get asked about more often than others. Doug Johnson, a Senior Sales Consultant at Acumatica, highlights some of these queries in Feature Spotlight.
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Richard Duffy’s Tech Tips: Building Generic Inquiries with Acumatica

Acumatica was built to be intuitive and easy-to-use. However, there are lots of features that users might not be using to their full potential. Richard Duffy, VP of Partner Strategy and Enablement at Acumatica, has created a series, Tech Tips, to answer some of users’ most common questions.

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Step One to a Successful ERP Implementation: Planning

When handled correctly, a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation can improve business processes dramatically. Reality tells us not all ERP implementations are successful for various reasons. Planning is essential. The encouraging news is, the rate of successful implementations is increasing.

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What’s on Your Acumatica Dashboard?

What’s the first thing you see when you log on to your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system? Most likely, a dashboard. And for good reason. Dashboards surface the information that’s most important to you, from among the volumes of data being stored and processed in the ERP system. Commonly, dashboards serve to highlight trends in key metrics, or KPIs (key performance indicators), that you care about. If you have profit and loss responsibility, you would want to see various components making up revenue and costs. If you manage the warehouse, you would want to see order fulfilment lead times, asset turn, and so on.

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Three Reasons You’ll Want to Build Your Business Solutions with Acumatica Cloud xRP Platform

If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. So goes the old adage. It’s why homemade tastes better than store-bought. But this isn’t always the case with technology. While you want something that feels designed just for your company, the money and resources it takes to do so may not be worthwhile when someone’s done most of the heavy lifting for you.

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Singing Off the Same Page: The Importance of an Integrated, Shared Forecast

The first key to customer satisfaction is having the right product available in the right quantities at the right time to fill customer demand. While that sounds easy enough, it requires not only the ability to satisfy present demand, but also to predict future demand. For most businesses, the ability to accurately forecast future needs is an essential part of their success.

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How to Future-Proof Your Customizations

Nothing lasts forever, including the latest version of a piece of software. Companies face a big challenge when it comes to software customization. Often, users get stuck in their current version, afraid to install a new one — especially with customization-heavy software. Users are always going to wonder if the latest update is right for them and if it's worth the upgrade. As Acumatica’s Vice President of Product and Services, I always want to make sure we strike a balance with the number of versions we do — often enough so that we consistently have the best product possiblebut infrequently enough that customers aren't spending all their time upgrading.

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Wholesale Distribution: 8 Pain Points Solved

Wholesale distribution can be a tricky business, but the right business management software can help. Check out our new infographic for more information.

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