Being Thankful for Manufacturing

5 Things To Be Thankful For In Manufacturing Today

We are all so lucky to be part of the worldwide manufacturing community. This is a time when so much is changing that the manufacturing industry will look quite different in a few years. In the meantime, here are a few things to be grateful for today.
Giving Back to the Community

Giving Back to the Community

QAD’s roots are in Santa Barbara; it’s where our founder went to college (UCSB), where she met her husband and business partner (Karl, our CEO), started a family, and it’s where...
The ERP Selection Process

Bringing Clarity to the ERP Selection Process

Most business people only select enterprise grade software once or twice during their entire lifetimes, if at all. Companies hire consultants to help with the Request for Proposal (RFP) and to guide them through the search process.
Isaac Newton and Smart Manufacturing

Sir Isaac Newton and the Broad Shoulders Supporting Smart Manufacturing

There is plenty of buzz around the notion of Smart Manufacturing, but what exactly does the expression mean?