Thursday, August 22, 2019
Innovation + Technology

Innovation + Technology

computer, laptop, warehouse, supplier portal

QAD Supplier Portal: An Introduction

Manufacturers are realizing the benefits of tightening relationships with suppliers to better manage the procurement of goods and lower supply costs. Collaborative processes transform a typical transaction-based association with suppliers into...
finger, point, space, innovation, market success

Focused Innovation for Market Success

People are often confounded about innovation, claiming that you can’t program ideas. The reality is that you can, by applying focused innovation techniques, and it all starts with understanding your customers’...
global trade management, compliance, QAD Explore

Global Trade Management and Best Practices

Understanding, managing and streamlining international shipping processes can be time intensive. Global trade management practices done right can leverage detailed data to help you make proactive, informed decisions that move the...
cloud, shop floor digitization, circles, gears

Keys to Successful Shop Floor Digitization

The customer is ready to order but needs to know the price and delivery date first. You check finished parts inventory, material availability and machine capacity. There are phone calls, then...
brain, creative, colors, innovation, workplace

Fostering Innovation in the Workplace

Almost every organization recognizes the need for innovation, yet many of those same organizations do their best to squash innovation whenever it dares to emerge unbidden. Some companies have caught “not...
XaaS, servitization, SaaS, supply chain

The Rise of XaaS

If you ever find yourself in the market for a jet airliner, it might be interesting to know you don’t need to buy the engines outright. Instead, companies like Rolls-Royce and...
IoT, machine learning, data lake, advanced technology, high tech erp, QAD Labs

High Tech ERP is not an Oxymoron in QAD Labs

When asked about high tech initiatives, most manufacturers are unlikely to list their ERP solution at the top of the list. The 40+ years of delivering to core business functional requirements...
food and beverage erp, agriculture, sustainable farming, IoT

Precision Agriculture: A Revolutionized Farming Method

Digital technologies have paved their way into the food and beverage industry, particularly at the upstream end of the supply chain during production. Traditional agricultural methods are slowly being replaced with...
channel islands, cloud erp, effective enterprise, on premise

The Channel Islands Initiative Comes Full Circle. What’s Next?

It is hard to believe that the QAD R&D team, with many others including customers and partners, has worked on the Channel Islands initiative for five years now. But we have...
blockchain, bitcoin, data, cryptocurrency, blockchain ERP

Blockchain Revisited: Beyond the Buzz

2017 was the year of Bitcoin buzz. The cryptocurrency hit a high of $20,000 and was on the tip of many tongues. Blockchain, which is an open source digital ledger that...

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