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Workflow automation: How printers are solving the paper problem

Incorporating paper-based processes into digital workflows may no longer be a roadblock to full automation.

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Blockchain integration turns ERP into a collaboration platform

Several big vendors are working to place blockchain's distributed ledger technology next to ERP systems so trusted entities can share data on everything from shipping manifests and supply chains to equipment maintenance and...

Legacy processes are holding back your digital business

Having a digital business model isn't about online sales, and it’s not just about technology; it’s about using technology to support a flexible, connected operating model. But in many organizations, technology has outpaced process.

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How to run your small business with free open source software

From alternatives to Microsoft Office to full-blown ERP systems, open source software can provide free options for small businesses that don't have the budget for big-ticket enterprise applications.

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Hybrid ERP matures as companies develop better strategies

Developing new strategies to ensure that cloud and on-premises ERP systems play nice together is just one part of the hybrid challenge.

How manufacturers make the most of machine data

Digitizing the manufacturing process via ERP systems can greatly improve ROI. However, it doesn’t come without challenges.

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Feds to share supply chain threat reports with industry

The U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center will soon provide classified supply chain threat reports to critical U.S. telecommunications, energy and financial businesses.

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SAP design chief talks details of Apple deal

SAP's chief design officer says modern workers have high expectations for the enterprise apps they use each day, and the company's recent deal with Apple is designed to elevate business software and enhance the overall SAP user...

Apple's SAP deal means more iOS enterprise apps

Apple continues to make headway in the business world. This week it landed a significant partnership with SAP that could have a major impact on mobile productivity.

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Samsung targets businesses with Enterprise Device Program

Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and GS7 edge smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2016 yesterday. Along with the devices, it also announced new enterprise programs designed to encourage businesses to adopt Samsung's latest Android...

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Business leaders lack confidence in IoT technology

Businesses are slowly starting to adopt Internet of Things technology. However, a survey from IT staffing firm TEKsystems shows that while leaders understand the impact of the IoT, overall confidence in its adoption is low.

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How to create enterprise apps employees will actually use

Enterprise apps are becoming the norm in the workplace, but too many are unappealing to employees. Here are the most important items to consider if you want to build compelling internal mobile apps.

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When validation doesn’t rule

Every once in a while, somebody comes up with a great idea that is really dangerous. Here’s some ammunition you can use to counter one we’ve encountered.

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The ERP upgrade conundrum: How to calculate the true cost

If you use an old on-premise financial management solution, you have a difficult decision to make over the next few years: do you upgrade the application one last time and get a few more years out of it or move to a modern cloud...

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What does the future hold for Microsoft Dynamics?

Microsoft Dynamics software line isn’t dead. Instead it’s moving to be a service you can build into the tools you need to make your businesses processes work better.

SAP: 'There is confusion over Hana that we need to clarify'

SAP'S S/4 Hana, Hana and Hana for cloud platform: What's the difference?

IT’s dumb fight over intelligent part numbers

In a battle as old as ERP itself, users demand intelligent numbers that the IT team bucks against. The battle pits “intelligent” numbering systems that embed key identifying information against generic numbers that are easier to...

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How Cloud-Based ERP Can Give Your Business a Boost

Duplication of effort and a lack of integration led Unionwear to move to an ERP system. The company’s experience with Salesforce.com – plus the appeal of avoiding upgrade costs and the benefits of a regularly updated system – made...

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Rethinking CRM at Trek Bicycle

Trek adds value to Microsoft Dynamics CRM by using Scribe to import data from ERP

BBC Launches Ebola Information Service in Africa Using Whatsapp

The English and French service will have information from the BBC using audio, text messages and images

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