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Separation of Operations, Finance and ERP is Seriously Holding Back Project Industries

By |2019-12-03T11:04:15-05:00July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Design, Executive, Product, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Having been involved in designing major ERP systems for more than 30 years, it still surprises me how much project industries are stuck in the early 1990s, in a pre-internet era. By project industries, I mean companies that are project oriented in nature, which includes everything from professional services to engineering/construction to ETO type manufacturing. About [...]

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Getting Control Over and Growing Your Medium-Sized Project Business

By |2019-12-03T11:27:44-05:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: Executive, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

So, you are a medium-sized project-based business. When your company was small it was easy to understand everything that was happening and control your business processes. Even though you may have been using manual procedures with spreadsheets and email, or even just paper, you still knew the standing of all your projects and where things were [...]

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Don’t get mired in the ERP customization swamp … again!

By |2020-03-30T13:45:19-04:00May 29th, 2017|Categories: Executive, Product, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recently, I was speaking with a representative from a potential customer whose story is not unlike many others in his industry. The potential client is a large engineering firm that has grown rapidly over the last 30 years, with tens of thousands of employees offering hundreds of services and managing thousands of projects around the globe. [...]

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How to Mitigate the Risks of Cloud ERP Implementations

By |2019-12-03T11:44:13-05:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Like most companies looking to move their on-premise enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to the cloud, you’re probably worried about how to mitigate the risks associated with cloud ERP implementations. In fact, most of the clients that Panorama Consulting Solutions works with are afraid that their ERP implementations may go horribly wrong and ultimately fail, says [...]

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