Saturday, April 29, 2017
Manufacturing Trends

Manufacturing Trends

Metrics Matter - Feature

Metrics Matter: Align ERP With Business Strategy

So you’re in the middle of an ERP selection, reviewing items such as functionality, technology, user interface, etc. and contemplating the expense and effort of a long implementation cycle. But, how...
Becoming an Effective Enterprise

Becoming An Effective Enterprise

You may have heard us say how we aim to help all of our customers become an Effective Enterprise, but what does that really mean? At QAD, we pride ourselves on...
ERP Project Can’t Be All Things to Everyone

Like Fighter Jets, An ERP Project Can’t Be All Things to Everyone

In 2001 the United States Military began developing a new plane, the F-35. The aircraft was envisioned as a replacement for four different planes: the F-15, F-16, F-18 and A-10, and...
ERP Selection Process

ERP Selection: The Definition of Insanity

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Why are you reading this? I’m sure you have better things to do, like focus on your customers and...
Will you be impacted by the new revenue recognition rules?

Will You Be Impacted By The New Revenue Recognition Rules?

There are new revenue recognition rules that manufacturers will be facing in the near future: ASC 606 and IFRS 15. There are a number of ways in which you, as a...
The Legacy of Henry Ford

Henry Ford: Horseless Carriages, Zero Emissions and Driverless Cars

It’s almost undebatable: no one is better known in the world of manufacturing for automotive than Henry Ford. You could argue that some were more influential or innovative, but if you...
Plasan upgrades to cloud ERP

When You Need A New ERP System, Fast

Starting up a new company with looming customer contracts is no easy task. This is where Plasan Carbon Composites found themselves as they were about to start a new company with...
New revenue recognition rules are coming soon.

New Revenue Recognition Rules Are Coming Soon

New revenue recognition rules will soon be taking effect, and they may have a significant impact that complicates revenue recognition for manufacturers. A Step Back: The Current Situation of Revenue Recognition The objective...
Skills Gap and Online Education

Can Online Education Bridge The Skills Gap?

At the end of last year, we highlighted an innovative new way companies could address the skills gap by having employees continue their education online through top institutions. I was fortunate...
Scosche is benefiting from QAD Cloud ERP

Cloud ERP Lets Scosche Concentrate On Their Product Line

QAD Customer and award-winning innovator of portable electronics accessories and car audio hardware, Scosche, is located in Oxnard, CA, just down the road from our corporate headquarters in Santa Barbara. Founded...