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PSGi Summer, 2012 News for IBM i Platform to Maximize ERP Investment

Posted by Dave Kravitt

  • New PSGi Customers Look to Extract More Value from their PRISM and PRMS Applications
  • New PRISM Customer Rapid Implementation
  • PSGi Supports additional IBM i enterprise applications
  • 2012 PRISM User Group Meeting just around the corner 

Precision Solutions Group is pleased to announce several companies have joined our community of IBM i enterprise application users seeking to get more value from their ERP applications.  We welcome Heyco Products, Nacco Material Handling Group, H.B. Fuller and a leading, global pharmaceuticals company to our growing list of satisfied customers.

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Tags: Extending ERP System Life, Maximize ERP Investment, PRISM Support, PRMS Support, IBM i Platform, Business Process Optimization, Enterprise Application Support, Enterprise Application Services, PRISM User Group, PRISM Meeting, PRISM Enhancments

2012 PRISM Meeting Agenda Released to the PRISM User Group

Posted by Dave Kravitt

As always the PRISM User Group Meeting agenda is full of user and vendor presentations.  We are very excited with the topics that been submitted thus far and know that they are bound to be interesting and relevant and valuable.  Please click to see the current agenda which is still a work-in-progress.  We are still discussing topics with group members and will have additional topics.  We are also finalizing the PRISM Education topics that PSGi delivers.  Please check back to the meeting website and agenda often for updates.

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Tags: Extending ERP System Life, Maximize ERP Investment, Supply Chain Optimization, Supply Chain Planning, Business Process Optimization, PRISM Best Practices, PRISM User Group, PRISM, PRISM Meeting, PRISM Enhancments

Roddy Martin to Deliver Keynote 2012 PRISM User Group Meeting

Posted by Dave Kravitt

We are extremely pleased to announce that Roddy Martin will deliver the keynote address at the 2012 PRISM User Group Meeting.  Currently the Senior Vice President in Supply Chain for Competitive Capabilities International (CCI), Roddy has had a distinguished career as an executive with South African Breweries (SABMiller) and Supply Chain Leadership with AMR Research and Gartner.  Roddy is a well known thought leader in Manufacturing and Supply Chain Transformation.  Roddy's keynote address entitled "Business Results-driven End-to-End Supply Chain Transformation" (click to see abstract) will highlight the importance of Supply Chain and IT alignment and change management in these Supply Chain transformations.  We look forward to hearing his thoughts on this important and current topic which is directly related to the objectives of the annual meeting: Supply Chain Optimization, Extending ERP System Life, Maximizing ERP Investment and PRISM Best Practices.

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Tags: Extending ERP System Life, Maximize ERP Investment, Enterprise Planning, Supply Chain Optimization, Supply Chain Planning, Business Process Optimization, PRISM Best Practices, PRISM User Group, PRISM, PRISM Meeting, PRISM Enhancments

O. Thompson Food Mag Article about Replacing or Extending ERP Systems

Posted by Dave Kravitt

Olin Thompson recently wrote an article entitled "Legacy Systems: Weighing the Costs, Benefits and Risks" for Food Engineering magazine.  In the article Olin discusses legacy systems replacement versus renovation.  He begins the article by saying in the Food and Beverage Industry these systems are often "those that work" and goes onto to discuss pros and cons for these two approaches.  Here are a few several points of the article:

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Tags: Extending ERP System Life, Maximize ERP Investment, Business Process Optimization, Enterprise Application Services

ERP Choices: When To Keep Your Legacy Solution

Posted by Dave Kravitt

Every day manufacturers are faced with the choice of converting their existing ERP solution to a newer, slicker product. In this two part series, PSGi explores when you should Keep, Replace or Augment your existing solution. These simple checklists will help you make an important business operations and financial decision.

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Tags: Extending ERP System Life, Maximize ERP Investment, IBM i Modernization, Business Process Optimization

Be a hero! Maximize Your Enterprise Business System Investment

Posted by Larry Dube

So many manufacturers struggle with getting the most out of their enterprise business systems but everyday PSGi helps someone increase their ROI. A little self serving perhaps, but we love seeing clients get results from our partnership and just had to share.

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Tags: Maximize ERP Investment, Supply Chain Optimization, Business Process Optimization