Data re-entry and similarly redundant manual processes can undermine a business' ability to work efficiently. When your skilled employees have to take time to do repetitive, tedious work, they are wasting time that could otherwise be spent on tasks that deliver greater value to the business. Modern ERP workflow management tools are changing this situation by automating key processes and eliminating the data re-entry that comes up in day-to-day work.
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No two businesses are the same, and no two businesses need the same ERP system. That makes it really inconvenient if you're using an ERP system that is difficult to customize beyond its standard functionality. We've designed our ERP system for easy customization in three key ways. Read on to find out how.
Applying analytics data to decision making is becoming essential in modern business. When managers, supervisors and executives make decisions, they need the right data at the right time. Without supporting information, organizations end up, in essence, gambling with the outcome of the choices they make. ERP data, like what you get from abas ERP, can empower workers to be at their best at all times.
In this post, we dicsuss how Single Sign-On (SSO) reduces exposure to stolen employee login credentials, provides the basis for multi-factor authentication, and greatly increases efficiencies. abas Cloud SSO is offered as part of the abas product line in partnership with security industry leader Auth0.
Transforming from old/legacy ways of doing things to new, digitally enabled ways of working – becoming more agile as a company – is not always easy. But it’s the most important and strategic initiative you can undertake. Read on to learn about 7 success factors to consider as you pursue change through digital transformation.
There are several technological trends impacting U.S. manufacturing in 2018, from IoT to Augmented Reality to 3D printing and more. But the trends shaping U.S. manufacturing aren’t just about technology. 2018 promises to be a year of rapid change and “certain uncertainty” at home and abroad. As with any and all trends, in any and all years, you’ll need to create an adaptable, agile organization in order to navigate what’s coming next.
So what are the most exciting tech trends of 2018 for U.S. manufacturers? While there’s long been a popular myth that “technology will steal all our jobs,” that fear is unfounded in U.S. manufacturing. In fact, technology is creating entire new categories of manufacturing jobs, even as it changes some jobs and (yes) eliminates others. These technological changes will create new opportunities for those skilled in an array of specialized tech skills, from analytics to IoT to machine learning and much more.
With abas Business Process Management (BPM), your staff's everyday processes can be improved, standardized, and integrated across your entire business. With standardized workflows, your processing times are cut, errors are reduced, accountability is enhanced, and reliable release processes are guaranteed. And abas BPM is user friendly, providing a graphical tool for intuitive modeling, automation, and monitoring of individual workflows, all without the need for programming knowledge.
In some industries, shipping mistakes occur as frequently as 5% of the time and make a significant dent in the bottom line. These imperfections in the logistics process can be fixed through ERP IoT integration. By melding Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems with a new generation of connected devices, entirely new efficiencies can be reached.
In this two-part series, abas explores six of the major trends transforming manufacturing. In part 1, we looked at automation, outsourcing, and emerging service needs. In part 2, we’re exploring globalization, the growth of strategic partnerships, and reshoring of production.
Our developers have been hard at work incorporating your ideas and suggestions into our ERP mobile apps. We not only have updates to share, but we've also created a few new products we think abas Native and Cloud ERP users will get a kick out of. Take a look at what abas has in store.
Everyone knows you can't skimp on quality, but automotive parts manufacturers have to uphold ever-rising standards amid disruptive industry changes. ERP can level the playing field and allow even small parts producers to enter the next industrial revolution with confidence.
In this two-part series, abas USA explores six of the major trends transforming manufacturing in the U.S. In part 1, we’ll explore 3 of these trends: automation, outsourcing, and emerging service needs. In part 2, we’ll explore globalization, the growth of strategic partnerships, and reshoring of U.S. production.
Want to make the most of your abas ERP system in 2018? Get your training in now! abas USA is offering four customer training courses between now and the end of the year, including two online courses for people who can't get away from the office: Business Intelligence, DMS (ONLINE), Finance Bootcamp and Year-End Closing (ONLINE).
The demo team from abas ERP will be presenting 5 product demos at this year's ERP Vendor Congress, held in Mississauga Meadowvale, Ontario October 30-31. The team will show abas' new Web UI, new mobile apps, and innovative features such as the abas Business Process Management (BPM) tool, vendor portals and customer portals.
Agility matters in a business world that’s increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. Being agile means you’re prepared for change. Although nobody can predict what will happen next, we know it’s happening at an ever-accelerating pace, heaping more stress on your people, processes, and systems to keep up with the pace of change. Your company’s ability to adapt and remain agile can be your biggest competitive advantage. Here’s how abas ERP supports agility.