Interim Consultant, Migration Support or Project Management – bring on the Professionals?

Hundreds of businesses work with legacy ERP solutions which are stable, bug free and need little or no maintenance.  However, as business demands increase, they face a common problem; do I extend, upgrade or replace? The answer to this question can be a convoluted one as there are likely to be many internal forces at work and individuals with a …

Guest Blog – How to Improve the ROI of your ERP Software – Cut the Flab

Let’s face it. If you have an ERP system that’s more than 5 years old, then it’s getting overweight by now. You’ve struggled to get ROI out too. It’s OK – lots of folks suffer from the dreaded “enterprise software bloat”. The good news is that it’s not too late to drop those pounds…and keep them off. In our last …

Snakes and ladders in the world of ERP – can you boost ERP efficiency through GAMIFICATION?

Over the last few weeks we have been looking at the application of social media in ERP and have found it is more around wikis, and blogs rather than tools such as Twitter and Facebook, which are more relevant to CRM and customer-facing applications.  While we were investigating Social ERP, the ability to add gamification features to applications was often cited.  Gamification …

New Year, New ERP Trends

At SubZero, we have seen a change in mind-set and ERP trends. Whilst many organisations are upgrading, the tide has turned on removing old or legacy systems just for-the-sake-of-it, and exploring the adaptability and flexibility of their existing Baan / LN systems. Not just related to cost, the ability to customise systems to closely match the customer’s business goals is …