How to Increase Agility to Help You Grow Faster

June 13, 2016

Renowned organizational consultant Warren Bennis said, "Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing." These words have never been truer than they are today in the age of information. Indeed, businesses are hard-pressed to keep pace with constantly accelerating changes in technology, global markets, and the ways in which business is done.


How to Improve Decision-Making to Increase Business Growth

June 10, 2016

The decisions you make in your business today are what shape its future, including how fast and far it will grow. So it stands to reason that if you want to increase and optimize your business’s growth, you need to improve and maximize the quality of your decision-making.


The One Thing that May Finally Make the Virtual Organization a Reality

June 09, 2016

The concept of the "virtual organization" has been around for quite a while now, however few organizations have fully embraced the concept. While remote workers and virtual workplaces are a growing trend, the overall number is still quite small. According to a recent Gallup poll, while a greater percentage of U.S. workers now telecommute more than in the past, telecommuting is still more the exception than the rule.


What Really Matters in a Data Breach

June 01, 2016

Over the past decade, hundreds of retailers with tens of thousands of locations have experienced data breaches, with the resulting data record exposure numbering in the hundreds of millions.


Microlearning in Everyday Business

May 27, 2016

If you work in or near circles of instructional designers, course writers, and trainers then you've undoubtedly heard the latest buzzword in the business, microlearning. No, this does NOT refer to technical manuals in very small typeface . . . but I'd be happy to tell you all about what it does really mean.


How to Eliminate Inefficiency to Propel Your Growth—and Protect Your Brand

May 24, 2016

As a manufacturer, you understand that to grow in today’s competitive global markets means that your business must operate with increasing efficiency. However, this can quickly lead to a catch-22 situation that perhaps you’ve experienced: while you’re working to become more efficient to drive growth, unplanned growth happens—such as surprise surges in demand that you just weren’t prepared for.


Two Epicor Customers Featured on Singapore News

May 23, 2016

It’s been an exciting month for the Epicor team in Singapore as two of our customers were featured in the local newspapers.


Transform Your Business: Apply for the Epicor Customer Excellence Awards 2016

May 23, 2016

From our last blog series we talked about last year was inaugural year for the Epicor Customer awards in EMEA having two UK companies winning three different categories.


BI: Linking Time-Tested Business Sense to Modern Technologies

May 20, 2016

There’s no doubt about it – the distribution industry is rapidly changing, spurred on by trends like e-commerce and cloud-based infrastructure while creating new challenges for distribution professionals to overcome.


Manufacturers Struggling with Millennial Supply and Demand Issues

May 17, 2016

In discussions about the future workforce, there’s no question millennials are the "force" to be reckoned with. PwC predicts millennials will account for 75% of the global workforce by 2025.


ERP Selection Tips for Make-to-Stock Manufacturers

May 16, 2016

A make-to-stock manufacturing company that builds discrete products for inventory faces key business challenges.  In this environment, finished products are manufactured and shipped based on demand forecasts issued by the customer base, therefore it is critical to accurately forecast customer demand and create inventory replenishment plans.


Epicor Customer Excellence Awards 2016: Why Applying Can Transform Your Business

May 10, 2016

Last year was the inaugural year for the Epicor Customer awards in EMEA, with two winning UK companies in three different categories. A year on, we revisit winners Hayward Tyler Ltd and look at how winning has made a difference to the company.