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Jen Scherer

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Friday, January 12, 2018

New Year, New You. Are your passwords healthy?

 

It's a new year, and remembering to reset your passwords can be just as important as that new gym membership.

At the beginning of a new year, many people are focused on change. But one thing people don't think about changing is their passwords. Think about it. How long have you been using the same password? Is it weak or strong? Do you know the difference? These are some of the questions you should be asking yourself to keep your cyber-self healthy and secure in 2018.

Posted by Jen Scherer at 01:10 PM No Comments

Labels: cybersecurity, hackers

Friday, January 05, 2018

Infor CloudSuite Industrial: Simplify patching and upgrading when you have customizations [Webinar]

Have you created customizations to CloudSuite Industrial, CloudSuite Business, and SyteLine? Are you breaking things when you upgrade or apply patches? Are you spending hours, sometimes days, going through FormSync prompts?

If so, join this free webinar to learn how your fellow customer Jesse Brohinsky and his team cut their review of customizations for their upgrades from three days to just a few hours.

Title: Simplify patching and upgrading when you have customizations

Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM EST

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • The “vendorization” approach
  • The FormSync comparison utility
  • Using XML to simplify comparisons and merges
  • Tips for running FormSync successfully
  • Plus a number of other tips and gotchas

With these tips, you’ll be able to reduce the headaches in the patching and upgrade process.

If you work in IT, you don’t want to miss this seminar.

 REGISTER

 
Friday, January 05, 2018

Upgrading your ERP creates strong backbone for a digital agenda

Digital technology is here to stay and changing customer preferences and perceptions in an unprecedented manner. Manufacturers and their ecosystems have never been under such a pressure to make transitions to modern  IT solutions. Their large-scale investments in the IT landscape over the years needs to be revamped to address this change. Many manufacturing organizations are doing quick fixes to stay digitally relevant by addressing only the customer experience component. This has limited success.

Greater transformation success can be seen by those who keep their ERP at the very latest version.

Posted by Jen Scherer at 08:02 AM No Comments

Labels: infor, upgrade, erp

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Infor VISUAL ERP Product Update: Infor VISUAL Global Financials 8.1.201711 is now available

From Infor VISUAL Product Director, Rich Lagoy: 

"We are pleased to announce the general availability of Infor VISUAL Global Financials application suite version 8.1.201711, which includes Global Financials, Exchange, and Time & Attendance.

These applications are designed to enhance the customer experience when used in combination with Infor VISUAL ERP. This minor updates release is compatible with Infor VISUAL ERP 7.0, 7.1, 8.0 and 9.0. 

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Webinar: 18 Predictions for Manufacturing in 2018

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Labels: webinar, infor

Friday, December 15, 2017

Infor Acquires Birst

Posted by Jen Scherer at 07:40 PM No Comments

Labels: birst, press release

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

BizTech VizReports 1099 for 2017 is ready to order

With BizTech VizReports 1099, you can print Infor VISUAL vendor payment information directly on 1099-MISC forms!

BizTech VizReports 1099 Edition is a reporting tool for Infor VISUAL designed to prepare and print Federal 1099-MISC tax forms by pulling vendor payment information from your VISUAL ERP database.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

6 Features to consider when evaluating a new manufacturing ERP

A smooth implementation is the natural outcome of a sound ERP selection. Choosing an ERP that needs fewer company-specific or industry-specific modifications is one of your best bets for a smoother implementation. Here are six features to consider when evaluating a new manufacturing ERP:

Posted by Jen Scherer at 03:02 PM No Comments

Labels: erp selection

Friday, December 01, 2017

Manufacturing ERP Selection - Where to start?

How to start down the ERP selection path: Seven rules to follow before you even start looking for a vendor

 
A decade ago, one sobering statistic clouded the otherwise rosy promise of technology: about 70% of all major software initiatives failed to reach their goalsand nearly a quarter were cancelled and written off. Today, with better data management, more flexible applications and easier launches, the frequency of “failed” ERP programs is lower. But companies still manage to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory far too often, and when that happens the result can be disastrous. 
 
Successful ERP initiatives start with the right foundation.  Following these seven rules will help you make the best decisions and realize more of the gains an ERP system can bring to your organization... <click post title to read more>
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Friday, November 17, 2017

Windows 10 Update causing problems with VISUAL ERP

Earlier this week, Infor posted KB 1948513 on Infor Xtreme. Essentially, Windows 10 Build 1709 (Fall Creators Update) is causing issues for VISUAL versions before VISUAL 9.0.