Business Automation and Software Blog

The Three Different Types of ERP Manufacturing Systems

Posted by Robert Baran on Tue, Jul 24, 2018 @ 10:38 AM

As a manufacturer, you face a challenging and opportunity-rich environment. You must navigate changing demand patterns, manage global complexity, and meet growing sustainability and compliance requirements. One of the most common and costly mistakes a manufacturer can make is choosing an ERP software system that does not fit with their process. A good example of this would be a chemical producer who selects and implements software designed for a company that develops furniture or automotive parts. This is an obvious mismatch, but sometimes the specifics may not be so clear cut.

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Topics: ERP Software, business management software

Report from Sage Summit 2015

Posted by Robert Baran on Wed, Aug 05, 2015 @ 11:49 AM


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Topics: accounting software, business management software

Keeping Current with Sage 300 version 2014

Posted by Robert Baran on Fri, Nov 14, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

It can be easy to assume that your current Sage 300 version is sufficiently getting the job done. While this may be true, upgrading to the newest version (2014) can help you collaborate better and get more done by connecting your business, providing a better customer experience, and increasing revenue in a mobile and global world.

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Topics: ERP, Sage 300 ERP, ERP Software, business management software

Infor ION: Integrating and Connecting Applications

Posted by Robert Baran on Fri, Nov 14, 2014 @ 12:33 PM

For most of us, we suffer from a complicated landscape of technology with disconnected systems and information silos. At the same time, it is vital to keep people and information connected. You can replace these inefficiencies and costly maintenance requirements with Infor’s Intelligent Open Network (ION).

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Topics: Integrated Business Software, business management software

What is Infor 10x and Why should I care?

Posted by Robert Baran on Thu, Jul 17, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

You may see or hear us reference “Infor 10x” and wonder, “What on earth are they talking about?”.  To put it simply, 10x is Infor’s term for the latest release of their business applications.  But it’s bigger than just a few feature updates.  To put it in more familiar terms, this would be the equivalent of going from a DOS based system to Windows. Infor took their business software line, which was great to start with, and made it 10 times better - hence the name 10x.

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Topics: business management software, business process management software

Outgrowing your Basic Accounting Solution? Try Sage 300 Online

Posted by Robert Baran on Mon, Jun 23, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

Sage 300 Online is an exciting option for expanding businesses ready to move up to an ERP solution!  Is your growing business facing challenges that your basic accounting solution can’t handle? Move up to Sage 300 Online-- a complete, cloud-based, business management solution that you can access anytime, anywhere online through an internet connection. To fuel your business growth, it provides everything you need including integrated business intelligence in addition to robust financial, sales and operations management capabilities. Sage 300 Online connects departments, remote employees, and branch offices so you can collaborate in real time to grow with confidence, work more efficiently, and make better decisions. Contact us to learn more about this exciting cloud based ERP solution.

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Topics: Sage 300 ERP, ERP Software, business management software

Have you Started on your Systems’ Spring Cleaning?

Posted by Robert Baran on Wed, Apr 17, 2013 @ 10:24 AM

Now that the tax season is finally over it’s time to take a minute, reflect on the past two months and find some ways that life could have been more efficient and a lot easier. Did you find yourself saying any of the following “if only” statements during tax season?

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Topics: business management software, organizational efficiency, document management

What is Business Process Automation

Posted by Robert Baran on Thu, Dec 08, 2011 @ 12:18 PM

All companies rely on Business Process Management (BPM)in order to run their operation effectively. These business processes are generally made up of a series of repetitive tasks performed by employees. This includes anything from ongoing reporting, authorizations and approvals, to manually tracking stock levels, contract renewals and key performance indicators.

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Topics: business process automation, business management software

PositiveVision Becomes a Member of ERP Partners, LLC

Posted by Robert Baran on Sun, Nov 06, 2011 @ 07:33 PM

Latest expansion adds new product expertise and greater resources for clients

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Topics: accounting software, Sage PFW ERP, Sage CRM, Sage 300 ERP, business management software, software and technology consultants

The Benefits of Automating Job Shop Software

Posted by Robert Baran on Thu, Jan 27, 2011 @ 03:26 PM

Have you ever completed a project and then realized that the projections were skewed and the profits are less than desirable? Inaccurate information, unexpected job-related expenses and many other factors can be attributed to losses like these. Even the most meticulously kept binders, and well thought out spreadsheets still lack the capabilities you need to keep your project information accurate and current. Using out of date manual methods will only slow down your process, delay reporting, and increase error.

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Topics: business management software, Job Shop software