Lisa Anderson was quoted in SelectHub on what will be important in ERP circles in the year ahead. Read about the importance of business intelligence and ERP. “Clients have realized they need to be able to slice and dice data to quickly assess changing conditions, make directionally correct decisions rapidly to keep demand and supply aligned and get a quick handle on what’s coming so that they can be ahead of the competition and prepared for whatever is ahead. Combining BI with advanced CRM, forecasting and B2B/B2C software functionality are essential to successfully managing demand. BI with IoT, MES, WMS, TMS “and advanced planning systems are [the] cornerstone to successfully managing supply.”


“An ERP software system is often one of the most significant investments a company will make. This solution is a major financial and practical decision that can impact all parts of your business, like human resources, accounting, manufacturing, marketing and more. Before selecting a new system, buyers should research current solutions and ERP trends coming down the pipeline. … We spoke with several leaders about the upcoming ERP trends we can expect to see. Between a movement to the cloud, the internet of things (IoT), industry-specific ERP solutions and artificial intelligence (AI), the future of ERP looks brighter than ever.”

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