Salesforce for Manufacturing & Cloud ERP Systems Propel Digital Transformations

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By Andrew Rieser, President, Mountain Point Salesforce will soon be launching a focused alignment with the manufacturing sector. The move comes just in time to propel Digital Transformation in the Manufacturing Vertical. Salesforce has long been a key player in helping manufacturers better connect with their customers, boost sales, and manage customer service. But what has been missing is a … Read More

Industry Reflections on National Manufacturing Day

Mountain Point - Partner of Choice for the Manufacturing Vertical

Industry 4.0 is here, yet most manufacturers are still struggling to “Do More with Less.” Common challenges we hear when working with Manufacturing clients: • How can we do more with less when existing resources and utilization are already tapped? • We’ve already invested lots of time and energy the past several decades employing the principles of Lean Manufacturing & … Read More

Manufacturing Gets a Huge Win with AI

Manufacturing and Artificial Intelligence

By Linsey Billings Watson and Einstein come together on a quest to spread artificial intelligence across new boundaries. IBM’s Watson can take real-time data such as weather updates and exchange that information with Salesforce’s Einstein who will then share this information with its affected customers. An example given by Marc Benioff during a CNBC interview on Monday, was if a … Read More

Unpacking the Advantages of Cloud Computing in Manufacturing

Cloud Computing in Manufacturing

If you are a manufacturer, then you are probably being hit, and hit hard, with the hype of cloud computing, innovation and digital transformation. You’ve probably seen a lot of well produced marketing and sales materials, with lots of clouds. While it is great to see the latest and greatest, you need to dig a little deeper to get the … Read More

Why Moving to the Cloud Makes Sense in Manufacturing

The benefits of cloud computing in manufacturing are endless. From lowering the cost of production to encouraging innovation, manufacturers are catching on to the many advantages of this new technology, and the manufacturing sector is quickly becoming one of the pioneers of cloud computing.   It is Happening According to a recent study by SoftChoice, manufacturing is steps ahead of … Read More

Data is the Driver for Manufacturing in the Cloud

Cloud technology is revolutionizing business models the world over. From the largest Fortune 500 companies to the small family-run business down the street, nearly everyone is using, and benefiting from, the Cloud. Perhaps the greatest advancements this technology is making is in manufacturing.   Data Integration in the Cloud From the very beginning, manufacturers have been analyzing data in order … Read More

How Cloud is Enhancing Supply Chains

Every company has a different system, and different processes for getting things done. For a company with thousands of trading partners, imagine how much in resources it gobbles up just to manage and keep every partnership aligned.   It wasn’t long ago that supply chain strategies were considered a relatively stable business environment. Where management teams could count on predictable … Read More

5 Trending Topics for 2015

2015 is promising to be a big year for IT, and data strategy will take center stage. The advances in Cloud technology will usher in new and exciting ways of doing business. Below is a list of trends to watch out for in 2015. IT confides in the Cloud It is time to eliminate the phrase “this is how we’ve … Read More

5 Key Business Considerations for Cloud Technologies

Most companies are considering the shift to a cloud-centric model for their information systems, most cloud-based solutions come with a wealth of positive impact for your business, however, it is important that you consider some additional issues that will emerge as part of your decision making process.  You may be considering a new sales solution, a new ERP, or a … Read More

3 Keys to a Successful Cloud ERP Implementation

Implementing a new ERP system is going to be painful.  You need to find common ground somewhere in the middle between keeping the existing processes and trying to over-engineer a new way of doing business.  Getting your key stakeholders involved early and ensuring they are well trained will help out tremendously.  But most importantly just take the leap!  You will … Read More