Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software systems form the backbone and basis for manufacturing and distribution businesses technology and computing. They represent the largest expenditure on Information Technology (IT) assets, yet over the last 2-3 decades, many companies have struggled to fully and successfully implement many of the features embodied in their ERP software. Instead, companies resort to manual means, standalone spreadsheets and Access databases, and other tools to accomplish what was originally intended to be fulfilled by the ERP software. Over 40% of companies report dissatisfaction with their ERP software.

Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) recently hosted Scott Holter of Meaden and Moore for no-cost webinars to provide insights to manufacturing companies looking to select a new ERP package and also to help companies use their ERP and CRM (customer relationship management) systems more effectively. Recordings of the webinars are below.

Insights into the challenges of optimizing ERP (and other related enterprise software like CRM, EPM, and EAM):


Reviewing the framework for manufacturers, distributors, and industrial service providers to make a truly informed selection of a new enterprise software package:

Contact an NWIRC Strategic Business Advisor if you’d like to discuss solutions for your company.