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

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

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

Cloud Computing Is Changing Business

“Cloud computing represents one of those once-in-a-generation shifts that not only changes the way we think about managing information, but also the way we design and run businesses.”  – Joe McKendrick   In an excerpt from a recent Forbes blog post “Gartner’s ERP Market Share Update Shows The Future Of Cloud ERP Is Now” contributor Louis Columbus summarizes his post with the … Read More

Smarter Manufacturing with IoT

People. Process. Data. Things. People.  IoT in manufacturing will improve business by connecting people to the right information, over the right device at the right time and span across company boundaries to include suppliers, maintenance partners, and distribution chains. New mobile-ready software will allow plant managers to have access to data such as equipment efficiency, line efficiency, data visualization tools and alerts from any location … Read More

Advanced Technologies Driving US Manufacturing Renaissance

SME’s Manufacturing Engineering Media releases its annual trends report declaring advanced manufacturing software (Cloud ERP and PLM), automation, multifunction machines and 3-D printing are creating the new industry of the future, but cautions that developing a highly skilled workforce is critical to sustaining momentum in the U.S. manufacturing sector.   2014: Manufacturing’s New Momentum “The business case for manufacturing goods … Read More

Business Transformation for Manufacturers

A business transformation initiative is not something that small to midsize manufacturing companies take lightly. Many manufacturers have been perpetually procrastinating the ERP system and business process related demands. Things like the sunsetting of support for their Legacy ERP system or self-service portals for the Internet and mobile connected customer base looking for basic information without the need to pick … 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