Capital Corrugated & Carton continues transformation with Epicor

Epicor has announced that Capital Corrugated & Carton have selected Epicor AVP and BVP to continue their digital transformation. When Brett W. Smith, Controller, Capital Corrugated & Carton joined the company he found the systems in a mess. He stated: “….started reviewing the accounting controls and system functionality. I found the system to be lacking…

Bynder updates growth on NetSuite

On the eve of SuiteWorld 2017 NetSuite issued its first press release about Bynder, the global marketing software company. Based in the Netherlands it implemented NetSuite in two short months. Late last year at Suite Connect, Bynder were on stage talking about their experiences. Enterprise Times received an update to find out how the installation…

SAP Enable Now enables ERP training

SAP has announced new functionality to SAP Enable Now. The SAP Enable Now product allows organisations to create modern training materials that supports the creation of user assistance content. This can supplement and add to the existing assistance available to users. The new functionality includes the ability to integrate the training into S/4HANA. The new functionality includes…

IFS beats off SAP and QAD for manufacturer

IFS has announced that it has won a competitive tender against SAP and QAD for Plastics 7A in Valencia, Spain. Plastics 7A has four manufacturing site in the city and was looking to replace its original ERP solution Lyonsoft. Lyonsoft is a small Spanish software company that has developed vertical industry ERP applications for the plastic…

Has IFS opened up American Airlines with PSA win?

The IFS Aerospace and Defence unit has announced its first win since the acquisition of MXI technologies. It the first for the newly reformed IFS A&D division. They have won a deal with PSA Airlines (PSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines. PSA operates several full maintenance hangers across the US including the recently opened Greenfield-Spartanburg. Its other…

Epicor updates iScala and adds iOS app

Epicor has announced the latest release of iScala ERP. Version 3.1 includes a new user interface and several functional improvements. There is also a new iOS mobile app, iScala warehouse manager. iScala is a mid market ERP solution aimed at supporting small to medium companies. It is also targeting subsidiaries of larger corporations in Europe, Asia, Middle…

IBM revenues down but cloud has a silver lining

IBM issued its first quarter results and demonstrated that while IBM Cloud and cognitive computing are performing well there are areas of concern. Overall revenues fell for the 20th quarter in a row. Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer put a positive spin on things but was absent from the analyst briefing…

IFS reinforces Field Service Management with IoT

IFS has announced the latest release of its Field Service Management solution. This release delivers an enhanced integration with IFS IoT Business Connector to future proof its ERP solution. The future of field service management is IoT The number of connected devices is growing. In February 2017 Gartner stated that by the end of 2017 the number of…

Starting up a business: Avoid the common mistakes, part 2

This series of blogs hopes to secure your success by avoiding these common mistakes. These are mistakes I have both made and experienced through my clients. My blog last month detailed two common mistakes when setting up a business: not choosing the right advisors and mismanaging cash flow. The next two mistakes are: Poorly drafted,…