January 22, 2021

Salesforce Picks Up the Slack for Manufacturers

Salesforce’s announcement about the acquisition of Slack for $27.7 billion turned heads at the end of 2020. Although the deal won’t close until the late spring or summer of 2021, we thought it was worth looking forward to what this deal means for manufacturers and users of Salesforce CRM and Rootstock ERP. Let’s begin with […]

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January 10, 2021

Why A Platform Strategy Is Essential For Manufacturing DX & What Are The Benefits?

With “Digital Transformation (DX)” a major topic for manufacturing, this series of articles provides an easy-to-understand look at strategies for how manufacturers should approach it. In the previous article, “Prerequisites and Three Strategies for Manufacturers to Consider Before Moving Forward with DX,” we discussed the big picture and prerequisites. In that article, we showed that […]

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January 10, 2021

製造業がDXを進める前に考えるべき前提条件と3つの戦略

第2回 「製造業のDXでも必須となるプラットフォーム戦略、その利点とは?」 製造業にとって「デジタルトランスフォーメーション(DX)」が大きなトピックとなる中、本連載では製造業がどのように取り組むべきかという戦略について分かりやすく紹介しています。前回の 「製造業がDXを進める前に考えるべき前提条件と3つの戦略」では、その全体像と前提条件について解説しました。その中でDX戦略として「プラットフォーム戦略」と「クラウドアプリケーション活用戦略」

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December 23, 2020

Prerequisites & Three Strategies for Manufacturers to Consider Before Moving Forward with DX (Blog 1 of 2)

These days, “digital transformation (DX)” is a buzzword in all kinds of media. However, the reality is that many of our readers may have a vague idea about the DX concept, but can’t get a concrete picture of what it means. In this series of articles, we hope to provide you with as much concrete […]

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December 22, 2020

An Introduction to How Capacity Planning relates to Material Requirements Planning

By Vicky Pomerleau, Tech Lead at Big Bang In my a recent blog post, I discussed material requirements planning – a system meant to ensure that you get supplies on time to meet customer demands.  When we procure supplies from external vendors, we can use the vendor and shipping lead times defined in our purchasing […]

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December 17, 2020

5 Perfect Holiday Gifts for Legacy ERP Users

Holiday gift-giving is usually a joy but can sometimes be an awkward test of a relationship. How much do you spend? What color socks do they really want? Will they be offended if that velvet robe is the wrong size? Were they expecting something else? Do you even get them a gift at all? And […]

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December 14, 2020

製造業がDXを進める前に考えるべき前提条件と3つの戦略

製造業がDXを進める前に考えるべき前提条件と3つの戦略 大変ごぶさたしておりました。「知っておきたいASEAN事情」以来、約5年振りのMONOist登場となります。この間、公私ともに大きな変化が起きていたのですが、ご興味のある方は「» 著者紹介」をご覧ください。

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December 10, 2020

How to evaluate and implement ERP in 2021 with these 4 helpful guides

The work disruptions caused by COVID-19 have pushed companies to rethink every process and supporting technology. But the pandemic simply magnified and exacerbated existing challenges, particularly in your operations. You knew your legacy ERP system was already holding you back against shifting markets, demanding customers, and faster-moving competitors. Now, manufacturers are facing a tough choice […]

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December 2, 2020

Top 10 Things We Will (and Won’t) Miss with a Virtual Dreamforce

We’re still trying to wrap our heads around the reimagined Dreamforce to You 2020 event, which takes place virtually this year. It’s fantastic it will still be held given the travel, socializing, and gathering challenges of the past year. Participating in an online Dreamforce will be…interesting. As we thought about this year’s event, our team […]

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November 18, 2020

Technology Fast 500™ 2020 Award Winner

We are pleased to be listed on the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 26th year. Pardon the viniculture pun, but you might ask why is this Rootstock growing so fast? It is quite simple.  […]

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November 12, 2020

Vertical Aerospace Reaches to the Cloud for ERP

What do you get when you cross the best of Formula 1 with the best of the aerospace industry? The future of flight. Vertical Aerospace is on a fast pace to develop and manufacture electric aircraft that will change the way the world travels. Based in Bristol, England, the company looks to “Marry the pace […]

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November 9, 2020

The Value of Unifying CX with ERP on Salesforce Platform

In my last blog How Complete is your Digital Footprint, I made a case of why enterprises need to have a holistic view of their investments to ensure successful Digital Transformation. Having a strong Digital Core that caters to business needs for today is important, however making sure that the investments that are made today […]

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