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ERP Dropouts: Go Back to School Nov 5, 2014 | Comments (0) Over the years, I have come to realize there are many ERP success factors that are hiding in plain sight. Many of these topics are not sexy or glamorous and, therefore, rarely make… ERP Reality Check: A Voice From the Trenches Mar 5, […]

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How to Supercharge Your Contact Marketing Strategy with RSS

Content Marketing is one of those ever-changing fields of study that is constantly evolving with the demands of the masses. Historically speaking, the very first form of mass content dispersal was made possible with the printing press. Large, human operated mechanical machines printed the very first ‘copy’. Today, reaching out to a nation is reduced […]

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How to Supercharge Your Content Marketing Strategy with RSS

Content Marketing is one of those ever-changing fields of study that is constantly evolving with the demands of the masses. Historically speaking, the very first form of mass content dispersal was made possible with the printing press. Large, human operated mechanical machines printed the very first ‘copy’. Today, reaching out to a nation is reduced […]

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How Does Our Site Load This Fast?

Have you noticed how fast this site loads? Here’s a speed test I just ran: Go ahead and test it out, here are a few site speed testing services you can try: Pingdom Tools GTMetrix WebPageTest So what’s the secret sauce? Well it’s none other than SiteGround’s GoGeek hosting package. If you’ve been involved in […]

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Introducing the free Feed Creator Service

The Feed Creator is a tool that you can use to create RSS feeds from webpages that do not provide their own feed. Couple this with WP RSS Aggregator and you will be able to import content from virtually any page on the web! Best of all it’s easy to use! All you need is […]

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ERP Benefits: Do Not Count on Employee Staff Reductions

Prior to launching an ERP implementation, usually an analysis of project costs and savings is necessary in order to secure project funding. From a financial return on investment (ROI) standpoint, sr. management is typically looking for the hard numbers. While there are many potential benefits associated with ERP that can positively impact the financials, many […]

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The Business Analyst – A Missing Link to ERP Success

The term business analysis is frequently misunderstood, but can spell the difference between ERP project success and failure. It is often the missing link between what users think they need in the new system versus what the business truly requires. Without credible knowledge workers (business analysts), the risk is that system requirements are shaped solely […]

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“Hidden” ERP Implementation Costs – Exposed

Many within the ERP industry like to focus on the somewhat comical number of ERP project failures. I suppose I am guilty of this as well. But, at least I will admit that many so-called “failures”, were nothing more than a failure to manage expectations. From the perspective of sr. management, often the biggest unpleasant […]

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