Why Execution Needs Planning
“Planning is about the optimum meeting point between cost to carry vs. the cost to serve.” - Michael Lovelace, director of business development for distribution solutions, Epicor Software
Ho Chi Minh City Open University implements ERP for advanced research
The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Open University in Vietnam recently implemented an enterprise resource planning solution for research and teaching. The technology from Epicor Software Corporation is expected to support the University’s research network, training its faculty lecturers and running training and seminars for University students.
Five tips for global growth in an era of uncertainty
Recent research found that businesses operating in developed markets risk falling behind businesses in emerging markets, who are moving fast to gain a technological edge over established players.
Overcoming the data avalanche to make better business decisions
Business decision making has always been fueled by financial data, but as data continues to swell exponentially making the right decisions has become dependent on the finance team’s ability to dissect and analyse this tsunami of information.
An IT Action Plan
Just a few years ago, most software applications ran on dedicated IT systems and were housed entirely at a company’s headquarters, at a data center owned by the company, or at a third-party co-location facility.
CEO conversations: Epicor’s Joe Cowan asserts acquisition game plan
Meet Joseph Cowan, Epicor’s current CEO and a veteran in the intricate world of mergers and acquisitions. Cowan, who took over the reins at Epicor two and half years ago, is explicitly candid about his purpose as current CEO of the business software company currently held by global investment firm KKR. “The charter from the board when I joined was to make the company more valuable and provide a means for it to be sold for the right price at the right time,” states Cowan. “I’ve done this many times.”
Augmenting Manufacturing Operations
Cowan interviewed on the new era of the manufacturing industry and how ERP supports growing operational efficiency.
Epicor Chalks Out Major Expansion Plan
Epicor is going great guns; after it had announced the acquisition of the company by global investment firm KKR, it now has formally announced the completion.
Facing the Challenge of Digital Disruption
A part of me wonders why the advancements in digital technologies continue to be so highly disruptive; after all, this phenomenon has been going on for several decades.
Using ERP to Deliver Real-Time Actionable Intelligence
To realize the full value of Big Data and Internet of Things initiatives, manufacturers need the ability to contextualize data and integrate it into downstream process flows—which is exactly what ERP does.
Epicor Ropes In Celia Fleischaker As New CMO
As more customers look to move software to the cloud, Epicor is now more than ever in a position to help support their transition from a technology and business standpoint — regardless if they are looking to increase revenue and market-share, expand product lines, improve service offerings, extend channels-to-market, increase efficiency, add locations, or a combination of all.
Insights Live video from the 2016 Epicor customer conference.
Most recently Mincin held roles of CIO and VP of Operations at Caradigm, a joint venture between Microsoft and General Electric, where he played a key role in identifying and deploying core business services in the cloud. He has held IT executive management roles with Microsoft, AT&T Wireless and NASDAQ.
The Strategic CFO: How Smart Decision-Making Can Drive Growth
CFOs have access to an overwhelming amount of data, but it’s not always the right financial information needed to make strategic decisions that benefit the enterprise. Given this dilemma, Kathy Crusco, CFO of Epicor, explains how CFOs can ensure they have access to the correct data, and how to use that information to demonstrate their value and drive business growth.
MMB Interview with Celia Fleischaker
Celia Fleischaker, Chief Marketing Officer at Epicor, explains how face-to-face meetings foster personal connections and benefit the sales cycle.