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 …

Social Media in ERP – Happening or Hype?

Social media isn’t a term that’s generally associated with ERP – but what are the benefits and is it possible to fuse the old with the new, bringing your traditional Baan / LN system right up to date? We know the benefits of social tools: they can mimic the ways in which employees interact with technology outside of work and …

Guest Blog: Is Enterprise Software SEXY? by Dan Aldridge

Is Enterprise Software Sexy? – Not long ago, I watched a CXO Talk video with enterprise software analysts Michael Krigsman and Ray Wang called “Saving the Dry, Lifeless Soul of Enterprise Software”. Their premise: Enterprise Software is BORING! Many would agree that they’ve got a good point. If you’ve seen the Austin Powers movies, they’re a spoof of the early …

SubZero’s Guide to ERP Success

At the beginning of each new year we are met with a barrage of advice and guidance of what to do and how to be more successful – both in our personal and professional lives.  At SubZero we are sure you will look after your personal new year’s resolutions, however we have been sifting through ERP trends and technology reports …

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 …