Cloud ERP on the Horizon?

CloudERP-on-the-Horizon

The digital forecast is definitely cloudy, but the likelihood of sun or storms is up to you. Over the past few years, more and more companies have moved to Cloud ERP systems and cloud-based systems of engagement. Monolithic, on-premise legacy ERP systems are sunsetting with unified Marketing, Sales, Service, and ERP platforms moving in. The ever-increasing pace and competitive landscape … Read More

5 Key Business Considerations for Cloud Technologies

5 Key Business Considerations for Cloud Technologies

Any manufacturing companies that haven’t already embraced Cloud Technologies for their information systems should be considering making the switch. Most cloud-based solutions come with a wealth of positive impact for your business, however, it is important that you take into account some additional issues that will emerge as part of your decision making process. You may be considering a new … 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

Cloud ERP and SaaS Adoption Continuing to Grow

Moving Beyond the Hype Cycle Gartner’s Chris Pang recently described the advances being made to bring ERP into the cloud in an online webcast. He notes that for small to medium-size organizations, cloud has moved beyond the “hype cycle” and up the “slope of enlightenment.” Speaking at a recent conference, Salesforce.com‘s Peter Coffee put up a provocative slide: The number of … Read More

Business Transformations: Moving from the Industrial to Information Economy

Everything changes when you move from an industrial economy to an informational economy- @levie   Transforming Businesses stuck in the industrial economy are trying to figure out ways to remain competitive and keep up with the rapidly evolving information economy.   The time is ripe for business transformations and legacy systems and services are being replaced with distributed, agile & … Read More

Legacy ERP | Cloud ERP

Great Quotes Found in Gartner’s – CIOs Must Take Action to Address Fast-Approaching Reality of “Legacy ERP” Release Yesterday    By 2018, at least 30 percent of service-centric companies will move the majority of their ERP applications to the cloud. – Gartner           By 2016, heavily customized ERP implementations will be routinely referred to as ‘Legacy ERP’  – Gartner … Read More

Usability, Cloud and Analytics – Top ERP Trends

After spending several hours analyzing reports extracted from a manufacturing companies legacy ERP system today I want to (re)emphasize that your business system should not be an impediment for your users! Business users should not have to: Contact the IT Department for a Report Write or re-write a program to add columns or fields View a static copy of your … Read More

The Calm Before the Storm

With the New Year quickly approaching we are now entering the quiet period just before a great wave of activity and excitement begins.  For our team at Mountain Point, this activity could be the excitement of holiday travels and spending time with friends and family.  But as a business, we see the New Year as a very exciting time for us … Read More

Introducing Mountain Point

Our target customers realize the status quo is unsustainable.  They need the ability to make more informed decisions faster – using the right information. They want insight into their operations and customers.  They want to harvest their data and apply that information to make an impact on their business by: [list type=check] reducing costs & growing revenue; attracting new customers … Read More

Cloudscape – Top 300 Cloud Computing Companies

Bessemer Venture Partners has a long history of successful enterprise software investing, they have been particularly focused on the emergence of Cloud Computing.  According to their site – they  “believe Cloud Computing is the most important trend in the software industry of the decade.” While the growth of this trend is undeniable, many businesses are still struggling with identifying how these cloud … Read More