Why We Like Back to School

Posted in: Blog- Aug 16, 2013 No Comments

When I was a kid, I always loved this time of year. During the last weeks of summer, just as all of my friends were trying to forget the soon-to-be start of the school year, I would haunt the stationary stores that had “Back to School” sales. I just couldn’t wait! I haven’t changed all […]

We Hope To See You In Philadelphia for the Atlantic Design & Manufacturing Show

Posted in: Blog- Jun 12, 2013 No Comments

The Dataccount team will be in Philadelphia the week of June 17th for the Atlantic Design & Manufacturing Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Over 18,000 manufacturers and distributors will be there, and we will discuss how the careful selection of Enterprise Resource Planning software enables small and mid-size manufacturing entities to enhance operational efficiencies […]

Why We Like SYSPRO

Posted in: Blog- Feb 06, 2013 No Comments

SYSPRO is a strong solution for manufacturing and distribution and there are a number of advantages that SYSPRO provides over many other solutions.  One key advantage is that SYSPRO is a single product company: they make the SYSPRO solution and only the SYSPRO solution.  It’s what they’ve done for 30 years and it’s what they’re […]

Lot Traceability

Posted in: Blog- Oct 24, 2012 4 Comments

With over 123 million medical device units recalled in the second quarter of 2012 this eight-quarter high reaffirms the need for extensive traceability functionalities inherent in SYSPRO enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. These capabilities, as well as other functionalities, facilitate the ability of manufacturers to trace products from origin, through the manufacturing process, to their […]

Managing the Introduction of New Products

Posted in: Blog- Aug 21, 2012 3 Comments

As a manufacturer, you know that constant innovation is the key factor to remaining competitive, and ongoing research and development to design new and better products is integral to the industry. Your ability to design new products and modify existing designs, as well as improve time-to market, is critical to remaining competitive and profitable. Efficient […]

A Few Words About Quantum Architecture

Posted in: Blog- Aug 06, 2012 1 Comment

“Quantum Architecture,” as SYSPRO calls it, addresses every aspect of enterprise technology and architecture – everything from mobile to the cloud is fully covered, ensuring a 360-degree approach to managing all the critical business components. SYSPRO Quantum Architecture aligns Strategy with Business Activities, the SYSPRO ERP System and People (Internal and External) in a perfectly choreographed […]

SYSPRO and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

Posted in: Blog- Jul 25, 2012 No Comments

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was a necessary piece of legislation to protect investors and increase investor confidence in American companies. It was established in the wake of corporate scandals such as Enron and WorldCom. The Act tries to instill in companies the concept of good corporate governance. Sarbanes-Oxley affects all American listed companies, their divisions, and […]

Inside Business Finance Lists the Key Questions to Ask Before Buying a Midmarket ERP Solution

Posted in: Blog- Jul 06, 2012 No Comments

Some years ago the good folks at Inside Business Finance put together a Definitive Guide to Midmarket ERP Solutions. It was filled with invaluable information, and we at Dataccount keep a copy close at hand for reference. The document also provides a checklist of several questions for potential midmarket buyers of ERP software. Since this […]

Avoiding ERP Implementation Pitfalls

Posted in: Blog- Jun 21, 2012 No Comments

A recent study by Panorama Consulting revealed that many ERP installations ended up in lawsuits – most often because of implementation failures. And these failures were most often the result of attempting to lay new software on top of existing business practices, rather than streamlining these practices to maximize the use of the new software. […]

ERP Implementations Should Reduce Costs

Posted in: Blog- Jun 05, 2012 No Comments

A successful ERP implementation should reduce costs in three primary categories: Inventory costs Manufacturing operating costs Administrative costs A survey by the Aberdeen Group, 2007 ERP in the Midmarket, found best-in-class respondents reported a 21 percent decrease in inventory costs, a 17 percent decrease in manufacturing operating costs and a 16 percent decrease in administrative […]