Digital Stratosphere: Digital Transformation, ERP, HCM, and CRM Implementation Best Practices
What Is Change Management And Why Is It Important?

What Is Change Management And Why Is It Important?

January 20, 2021

In today’s episode, we are going to discuss an important topic that has the power to make or break your digital transformation - Organizational Change Management. Joining me for today’s discussion is Brian Potts, the Chief Client Officer and Managing Partner of Third Stage Consulting Group.

 

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Independent Review of ERPNext | Open Source ERP Software

Independent Review of ERPNext | Open Source ERP Software

January 18, 2021

Though many have not heard of it, OpenERP is one of the leading and emerging ERP systems for small- and mid-size businesses. This open-source ERP solution can be a good alternative to NetSuite, Quickbooks, Odoo, and other systems that focus on smaller organizations. This episode provides an objective and unbiased overview of the strengths and weaknesses of this enterprise solution.

 

DOWNLOAD THE 2021 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REPORT: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/2021-digital-transformation-report

 

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR 2020: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

 

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: https://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

 

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Independent Review of Infor CloudSuite (and Infor M3, Syteline, Nexus, Lawson)

Independent Review of Infor CloudSuite (and Infor M3, Syteline, Nexus, Lawson)

January 15, 2021

Infor CloudSuite is one of the largest ERP vendors, commonly used by manufacturing, distribution, and retail organizations among others. This episode provides an objective overview of Infor CloudSuite's strengths and weaknesses to help you in your ERP software evaluation process.

 

DOWNLOAD THE 2021 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REPORT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS RANKING: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-erp-systems-for-small-businesses/

TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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What is the Future of JD Edwards and Why is it Important?

What is the Future of JD Edwards and Why is it Important?

January 13, 2021

Today, we’re taking a deeper look into JD Edwards, an ERP software company founded in Denver, CO. They have been a key player for many years. However, since they were acquired by Oracle a few years back, their future seems to be under the magnifying glass.

 

DOWNLOAD THE 2021 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REPORT: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/2021-digital-transformation-report

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR 2020: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: https://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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What is Supply Chain Management? Here Is What You Need to Know.

What is Supply Chain Management? Here Is What You Need to Know.

January 11, 2021

Supply chain management (SCM) is one of the most complex business functions in any organization. This is especially true in the ever-changing and globally expanding world that we live in. Procurement, warehouse management, distribution, and other key supply chain management functions are critical for many organizations. SCM software can help automate and improve your supply chain as part of your digital transformation, but what exactly is supply chain management? This episode provides an introduction from an industry expert.

 

DOWNLOAD THE 2021 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REPORT: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/2021-digital-transformation-report

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR 2020: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: https://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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Introduction to Digital Transformation: What Is Digital Transformation? (UNIVERSITY COURSE LECTURE)

Introduction to Digital Transformation: What Is Digital Transformation? (UNIVERSITY COURSE LECTURE)

January 8, 2021

I was recently asked to provide a guest lecture to an undergraduate MIS / IT course at the Walton College of Business at University of Arkansas. This is the presentation I gave to these 200 students, which includes a definition and overview of best practices related to ERP, HCM, CRM, and digital transformations.

DOWNLOAD THE 2021 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REPORT: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/2021-digital-transformation-report

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR 2020: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: https://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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What is Cloud Technology and Software?

What is Cloud Technology and Software?

January 6, 2021
Cloud technology is one of the hottest trends in the business technology and enterprise software space. While software vendors such as Oracle NetSuite, Workday, and Salesforce have always provided software offerings, even the largest software companies like Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP are migrating their products to the cloud. But what exactly is cloud technology and cloud software? This episode explains.
 

DOWNLOAD THE 2021 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REPORT: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/2021-digital-transformation-report

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR 2020: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: https://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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Digital Transformation Go-Live Readiness | Why A Hail Mary Never Works

Digital Transformation Go-Live Readiness | Why A Hail Mary Never Works

January 4, 2021

Too many organizations rely on luck when pulling the trigger on their digital transformation implementation go-live. This "Hail Mary" approach to a transformation go-live is a big mistake and can lead to exponentially higher costs, risks, and operational failure. Careful planning and go-live readiness is critical to a successful digital transformation. This episode outlines the things you can do to ensure that you avoid relying too much on luck and instead plan for a successful digital transformation implementation go-live.

DOWNLOAD THE 2021 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REPORT: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/2021-digital-transformation-report

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR 2020: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: https://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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Top 10 Manufacturing ERP Systems for 2021 | Best Technology for Manufacturers

Top 10 Manufacturing ERP Systems for 2021 | Best Technology for Manufacturers

January 1, 2021

Each year we provide an objective and independent ranking of the top ERP systems. These rankings are based on a number of criteria, such as functionality, flexibility, maturity, total cost of ownership, and adoption rates. We also provide these same rankings for different industry verticals.

This episode provides a ranking of the top ERP systems for manufacturing and distribution companies. These are the systems best equipped to handle your manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain management needs.

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DOWNLOAD THE 2021 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REPORT: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/2021-digital-transformation-report

DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE TO SELECTING AND MANAGING YOUR SAP SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/guide-to-select-erp-systems-integrator

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR 2020: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: https://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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What Is ERP Software? Lessons from an Independent ERP Consultant

What Is ERP Software? Lessons from an Independent ERP Consultant

December 30, 2020

In today’s episode, we discuss everything ERP software - from what it is to what it can do for you and your company. Joining me for today’s discussion is Brian Potts, the Chief Client Officer and Managing Partner of Third Stage Consulting Group.

DOWNLOAD THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO A SUCCESSFUL S/4HANA IMPLEMENTATION: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-definitive-guide-to-a-successful-sap-s-4hana-digital-transformation

DOWNLOAD THE 2021 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REPORT: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/2021-digital-transformation-report

DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE TO SELECTING AND MANAGING YOUR SAP SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/guide-to-select-erp-systems-integrator

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR 2020: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: https://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

CONTACT US TO BRAINSTORM IDEAS FOR YOUR SAP OR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: info@thirdstage-consulting.com

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