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2017 Mid-Year Sales Tax Changes

2017 Mid-Year Sales Tax Changes Repost from Avalara Dealing with change is standard operating procedure for many companies: employees leave and are hired; new products are introduced and old ones phased out; there are booms, and there are busts. On top of all that, companies need to account for sales and use tax changes. [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

SIG Participates in QAD ERP Customer Event in Sydney, Australia

Doug Novak presenting at Nanosonics On August 1, 2017 QAD Australia held a customer site event at QAD's customer Nanosonics. It was a great chance to fill Sydney customers in on the latest QAD strategies and the QAD product suite. Attendees had a unique chance to tour the facility and understand how [...]

August 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Choose the Right Path for Your ERP System

An ERP System is the Backbone of a Manufacturing Company ERP is such a fundamental part of any business that companies are usually reluctant to make a change. In fact, the average manufacturing company operates with an ERP system that has been in place for 10 to 20 years, according to noted manufacturing expert Dave [...]

June 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

The Only Constant In Manufacturing Is Change

Why does a manufacturer that has been around for 20 years fail or succeed in the next year? Why does ERP, which supported the business at first, now need to be replaced? Why does your customer decide to buy your product today vs. last year or next year? At its core, the answer is [...]

June 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

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 your products. You’re likely reading this because at some point your ERP solution stopped meeting your needs. Don’t worry, you’re not alone; [...]

June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Becoming An Effective Enterprise with ERP

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 playing a different role than other ERP vendors. We deliver a collaborative business focused approach to ERP. [...]

June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Future Proofing Your ERP System

Companies tend to accept the status quo of their ERP system while operational performance deteriorates until they can no longer bear it. This is the point where they enter another ERP selection cycle. It doesn’t have to be like this. A continuous improvement approach — like those used in other parts of your business — [...]

June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|