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SourceDay, Supplier Collaboration, and EDI

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We often get asked how SourceDay, a supplier portal, and EDI solutions compare. It’s a great question. EDI has been around for a long time and is a great way for businesses to transfer electronic data files between systems without human involvement. How SourceDay and EDI Compare? As we mentioned in a previous blog, EDI …

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What to Know When Choosing an EDI Solution

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We run into many companies who are interested in implementing an EDI tool or are already using EDI and “don’t have supplier pain”. Although there are valid reasons to adopt an EDI solution, before you take the plunge, there are a few things you ought to know. EDI, at its core, is data transformation between …

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Is your ERP system a user trust buster?

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ERP systems seem to be naturally low on the trust/adoption index, making it an uphill battle to ensure that all data and transactions flow through them. Ironically, it is that lack of trust that leads to the exact conditions that effect adoption, creating a circular and self-fulfilling prophecy for failure. Although we’re surrounded by technology, …

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Is your ERP System battling an ‘evil counterpart’?

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In the TV series ‘Counterpart’, actor JK Simmons plays an administrative UN employee who is shocked to discover that during the Cold War, a doorway to a parallel dimension was opened up. In this parallel dimension, each person – himself included – has a duplicate living out an alternate life based on circumstances set in …

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Why did you buy an ERP to continue to use excel?

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You’re not alone if your questioning why you went through the grueling process of implementing an ERP system only to discover that everyone is still doing their work in Excel spreadsheets. The size, scope, and impact of ERP systems may create the impression that they can do it all – but they can’t. And while …

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Make the Move to Mobile Technology

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In a recent post, we discussed some important considerations for companies to address early on in the process of implementing a mobile technology program. These considerations include program objectives, the devices themselves, the environment they will be used in, the benefits to manufacturers, and the implications for suppliers. If there is an additional factor that …

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