Are you still getting value from your ERP system 10 years later?

By: Lori Adams Many ERP systems were implemented almost twenty years ago in an attempt to beat the Y2K bubble.  As the date drew nearer, the buzz was to implement an ERP that would automate some basic tasks for a standard business practice.  Fast forward almost twenty years…is your ERP system today still providing the benefits expected from the implementation? …

How can I improve my company’s profitability?

By: Lori Adams Last week I attended the National Tooling and Machining Association Emerging Leader Conference. As I spent time at the conference, I realized there was one underlying question most of the owners were asking: how can I improve my profitability? This is an important question to say the least, as profitability is what often defines a company’s success. …