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One Real-life Application of BI in CPG Manufacturing

Dec 8, 2017 6:00:00 AM

When something is just that good, everyone wants to know the "secret sauce". For us, our BI Accelerator - which includes a utility tool for ETL automation - alongside a baseline data warehouse, are just that: our secret sauce. The BI Accelerator manages 'back end' data by delivering a simplified more digestible data model of the AX database; and in doing so, accelerates users' ability to deliver vital information to the business for reporting and analytics.

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3 Business Problems that Were Solved when George’s Purchased Fullscope’s BI Accelerator

Dec 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM

Vance Nichols, BI Architect at George’s, Inc—a chicken processing manufacturerrecently spoke with us about their Reporting and BI initiative which was executed in parallel with their implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP. George’s had three main challenges to overcome:

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Six Steps to Optimize Dynamics AX Performance

Oct 15, 2015 5:00:24 PM

October Blog Series: Saving Time & Energy

Insights From: Jamie Bracewell (Fullscope Director of Marketing)

AXUG 2015 Observations:  Improving AX Performance

 Apparently the topic of "Six Steps to Optimize Dynamics AX Performance" is a hot one. Edgewater Fullscope's Nigel Murdoch spoke to a packed room on Wednesday afternoon of Mic​rosoft Dynamics AX 2009 and 2012 technical users.  Part of the Fullscope Customer Support & Optimization (CSO) team, Nigel helps AX customers drive incremental business value long after the initial go live.

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How Much Time (& Money) Do You Waste During an ERP Data Migration?

Jun 23, 2015 5:00:19 PM

June Blog Series: A Case For…

Insights From: Gaja Mohandass (Fullscope Senior Consultant), Marty Bullock (Fullscope Dynamics AX Engagement Manager), Shannan Tanner (Program Manager at The Shepherd Color Company)

How much time has your manufacturing business lost to an ERP data migration? For many, the process of entering large sets of data into a new system can add months onto an implementation project. It's tedious and comes with other challenges like manual entry errors and productivity downtime. Data migration is one of the most critical activities in an implementation, and poor data quality or missing data at system start up can cause an ineffective or failed implementation.

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You Don't Need a Crystal Ball to See the Future of ERP

Sep 25, 2014 5:00:15 PM

Sometimes a crystal ball would be nice – it could help minimize the risks associated with major technology and investment decisions for projects like enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. It's not quite a crystal ball, but when Microsoft presents on the future of technology, in this case ERP, it's worthwhile to take notice.

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ERP Data: Four Manufacturers Who Get It

May 20, 2013 3:00:50 PM

The benefits from ERP do not come from simply having the software; they result from being able to leverage its integrated capabilities to deliver better information to key decision makers. This leads to improved decisions, effective execution of business strategy, and better-served, more satisfied customers.

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Realizing the True Value of ERP: Leverage Its Data

Apr 23, 2013 3:00:14 PM

The fascination with data continues to proliferate, just like data itself. “Big data” used to be considered a collection of data sets so large and complex that it was difficult to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data processing . Now it is seen less as something to grapple with and more as a source of tremendous power that can maximize value, identify new revenue streams, and ensure advantages in an increasingly competitive global marketplace. While this may be true, and the growing concern with big data understandable, there’s a more manageable and often underutilized source right in the heart of most enterprises: ERP data.

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Recycle This: The Heritage Bag Uses Dynamics AX ERP & CRM to Run Its Business

Jan 28, 2013 2:00:36 PM

When American industrial trash bag maker Heritage realized that its legacy systems couldn’t support its growth plans, including its line of commercial-grade compostable bags, the company turned to Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP. As a result of Heritage’s smooth Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM implementation, the software platform has helped Heritage to reduce inventory, serve more customers, grow with fewer resources and consolidate data.

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