Edgewater Fullscope Blog

Investing in an ERP System–10 Presentation Techniques to Better Convince your Boss

Jan 19, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Committing to an ERP system is a significant investment that requires major commitment within an organization. In order to get that commitment, a profound pitch must be made to a company's management team, thoroughly clarifying the business outcomes to be achieved and benefits to individuals within a company, to name a few points. Having all the facts is just the starting point in making a convincing argument to your boss.

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Can your Building Materials Manufacturing Company Handle the Demands After a Major Hurricane?

Dec 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM

Hurricanes are the most destructive—and one of the most regular—natural disasters, causing an estimated $28 billion in damage per year. However, this year has seen over $300 billion in damage from three major hurricanes: Harvey, Irma and Maria.  The demand for building products is set to grow drastically over the next several years, as residents and businesses in these regions start to rebuild their communities.

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Digital Transformation— A Necessity or Nuisance?

Dec 15, 2017 7:00:00 AM

In a recent article from Industry week entitled, Unmasking Digital Transformation: 6 B2B Drivers for 2018, they stated, "The reality is that digital transformation is no longer a "luxury to be addressed when companies get around to improving—it's now an imperative for bottom-line growth." This matter of digital transformation, although becoming increasingly popular, is still a notion that many business owners in the manufacturing industry fail to realize is critical.

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Upgrading ERP –10 Presentation Techniques to Better Convince your Boss

Dec 11, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Someone once said, that public speaking is one of the greatest fears a person will face. Almost every person in the business world will at some point be asked to articulate their thoughts, recommendations and notions in a presentation, so being prepared is KEY. At this point, you've done all the research and know exactly why your company needs to invest in an ERP upgrade- now it's time to make a convincing argument. In this blog we won't address every aspect of speaking or presenting. We will however, offer up some tips that will help you nail your next presentation.

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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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Insights for Manufacturers: 3 Steps Marketing Leaders Should Take to Empower Employees

Dec 4, 2017 6:00:00 AM

In our previous blog, Insights for Manufacturers: 5 Steps for Service Leaders to Empower Employees we discussed the importance of service leaders giving their employees the ability to quickly address issues through readily available information and effortlessly collaborate among other agents.

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How One Cosmetics Manufacturer Tracks Lightweight Drums to Reduce Inventory Waste

Nov 28, 2017 6:11:00 AM

Every manufacturer looks for ways to reduce costs and eliminate waste from processes. For specialty chemical manufacturers, a good way to reduce product waste is to accurately track and use all inventory. Businesses that have embraced a digital transformation have the technology to keep an exact measure of product on-hand so that it can be used efficiently.

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Insights for Manufacturers: 5 Steps for Service Leaders to Empower Employees

Nov 13, 2017 6:00:00 AM

The previous blog in this serious, Insights for Manufacturers: 4 Steps Sales Leaders Should take to Empower Employees revealed that certain actions from sales leaders are essential for giving employees the ability to effectively work and achieve business goals. 

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Insights for Manufacturers: 4 Steps Sales Leaders Should Take to Empower Employees

Oct 30, 2017 6:00:00 AM

In our previous blog, Insights for Manufactures: Why Empowering Employees is Integral to Industry Success, we explained that manufacturers should truly invest in empowering employees because it has resulted in increased market share, increased customer revenue and increased employee morale. These outcomes are made possible through digital transformation with Microsoft Dynamics 365

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