I met with a couple former colleagues that are now retired and they asked, "What’s new in ERP?" My initial response was, “same-old, same-old”, but that’s not entirely accurate…or is it?Read More
Why are manufacturers so susceptible to cybersecurity attacks?
First, hackers are now out for intellectual property - innovative processes, proprietary plans, confidential formulas, etc. - which can make it incredibly easy (and cheap, due to bypassing R&D) to copy your products and sell them for less. According to a Verizon report, over 30 percent of data breaches at manufacturing companies involved the theft of IP. This accounts for the increase in these cyber attacks.Read More
Every year when the calendar starts to wind down, many of us start to reflect on the past year and think about ways to improve ourselves. These resolutions may be as simple as "I want to spend more time with the family". Some may be financial resolutions, "I want to save more or focus on health, I will exercise more". All worthwhile personal goals.Read More
Life is full of frustrations.Read More
End of support means end of security updates.
Microsoft announced earlier this year that several of their systems will not be carried beyond January 2020. This means Microsoft will no longer support these systems and security for them will be at risk. On January 14, 2020, some of the most popular systems that will be impacted are:
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- Windows 7
- SQL Server 2008
- Exchange Server 2010
- Office 2010
As important as the lack of security updates is the loss of support from third-party application vendors who will not provide services for systems that are at end of support.Read More
We are excited to share details about the next OINK VISUAL Manufacturing User Group Meeting!
When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 @ 9:00am-3:30pm
(Tours from 8:00am-9:00am)
Where: Super Systems, Inc. - 7205 Edington Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45249
If you would like to attend, please RSVP by Wednesday, November 6 - email Don Fodor at DFodor@ExhibitConcepts.com
VISUAL Focus, the premier user conference for Infor VISUAL users, will return from October 6-9, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. This conference, which is organized by Infor Channel Partners, BizTech, Synergy Resources and Visual South, focuses on education, consulting, hands-on training and networking. It is the largest gathering of VISUAL ERP users in the United States.Read More