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What Do You Get With Infor ERP Consulting Services?

By Tim O'Brien on 6/12/24 10:00 AM

Knowing when you might need Infor Consulting Services

If you have a Tier 1 Infor manufacturing ERP application, like Infor LN or Infor M3, using Infor Consulting Services (ICS) may make perfect sense. Infor has a large and experienced team that provides implementation and consulting services for what is often a global deployment of these applications.

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Leveraging Integrated Service Management in a Manufacturing Environment

By Tim O'Brien on 5/22/24 10:00 AM

Manufacturers need integrated service management

Many project based, engineer to order, and capital equipment manufacturers make the mistake of not prioritizing the service division of the business. The ramifications of this mistake are huge—organizations end up lacking the ability to generate higher margin activities, increase customer satisfaction, and differentiate their offerings to the market. But by prioritizing your service division and having an integrated service management software, your business will experience a multitude of benefits.

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Top Benefits of ERP According to Industry Professionals

By Jason Brown on 5/15/24 10:00 AM

When looking for a new ERP solution, most companies are seeking to fix areas of the business that are struggling. Some companies may not have an ERP and want to move away from spreadsheets and QuickBooks. Others have an ERP that is not performing in a manner that meets the organization’s needs.

Topics: ERP research
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Infor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) ERP Consulting: Types of Services Provided

By Tim O'Brien on 5/1/24 10:00 AM

What does consulting mean?

We find that many of our prospects and customers may not understand what consulting means and how it can be applied to their situation.

Topics: ERP selection
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Infor vs. SAP: Why We Chose Infor

By Jack Shannon on 4/24/24 10:00 AM

Infor vs. SAP

SAP is arguably the most recognized name in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, and it is ranked number one in ERP revenue. Its ERP product is designed to serve the Tier 1 market. The best way to define the Tier 1 market is to think in terms of a Fortune 1000 company. The revenue of a company that makes this list is defined in billions, not millions. In 2020, the company that ranked last on the list was PC Connection, with revenue of $2.85 billion.

Topics: ERP selection
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Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) Review

By Tim O'Brien on 4/17/24 5:00 AM


What is CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine)?

Infor SyteLine ERP software (also known as Infor CloudSuite Industrial or CSI when deployed in the Amazon cloud) is Infor’s ERP offering for small and medium-sized manufacturers and distributors.

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ERP Implementation in the Manufacturing Industry

By Bryan Foshee on 3/8/24 10:00 AM

What does it consist of?

An ERP implementation in the manufacturing industry typically consists of two companies—the company that provides implementation services and the company that procures them—working together to successfully bring the ERP implementation live.

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Manufacturing Variance Analysis: How & Why to Run One

By Jack Shannon on 3/8/24 1:30 AM


Here's a simple concept: Measure what you want to improve. Six simple words, but put together they convey a powerful concept that can transform manufacturing companies. (Point of reference: Visual South works with small to medium-sized manufactures that use work orders.) It’s a basic concept that’s hard to argue with: Collect data, see where the data leads you, and make changes that have a positive impact on the data. Repeat often.

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Syteline Integration: How to Make Infor CSI ERP Work with Existing Systems

By Tim O'Brien on 3/7/24 8:00 AM

Infor CloudSuite Industrial is integrated with many business systems

Infor CloudSuite Industrial (CSI) /Syteline ERP is already integrated with many of the common systems used across most enterprises. So, there is minimal effort (if any) to make CloudSuite Industrial work with your existing complimentary business systems and tools. CloudSuite Industrial/Syteline benefits from having thousands of customers and decades of development; the application is built to be deeply integrated with many popular programs.

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What Does An ERP Implementation Project Manager Do?

By Bryan Foshee on 2/8/24 2:45 PM

ERP implementations need a project leader

For any project to be successful, it requires a leader, and an ERP implementation is no different.  Projects involve people who take on roles, responsibilities, tasks, and decisions. They are a true team, and everyone’s actions (or inactions) affect the team and project. The ERP Project Manager (or ERP Implementation Manager) is the leader of this team, and is ultimately responsible for the success or failure of the implementation.

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