Sage on roadmap to modernize mid-market ERP offering

Last week, In Sage’s Mid-Market European Analyst event the company unveiled its 2015-2017 Business Plan. For us, the highlight of the event revolved around Sage’s ambitions with its flagship mid-market product ERP X3.

Sage has decided to take Sage ERP X3 in two main directions of development:

1. Push the next iteration of its on-premise solution, called ‘version 7’ and

2. De-couple Line of Business functionality for its mid-market portfolio and move it into the cloud with a new product called ‘Sage X3 Online’.

The Eight Deadly Sins and Best Practices to Prevent Them

The Eight Deadly Sins and Best Practices to Prevent Them


Knowing the common reasons ERP implementations fall short and how to avoid them can save you

Valuable time and money and help make your project a success.


Sin #1: Overlooking the purpose of the ERP system.


Companies can focus too much on replacing the systems and functionality they have and fail to learn

enough about the capabilities the new ERP system can deliver. In other cases, ERP implementation

New Financial Features in Sage ERP X3 Version 7

New Financial Features in Sage ERP X3 Version 7

August 27, 2014

While Sage ERP X3 Version 7 introduces a range of “sexy” new features for web and mobile devices along with a totally redesigned look and feel, there are also new core financial features that are less glamorous but every bit as important. Let’s take a look at enhancements to these core functions that do some heavy lifting, but don’t often get the spotlight.


ERP: The buyers guide

ERP: The Buyer’s Guide


Companies looking to implement an up-to-date, innovative ERP system must be prepared

to sift through a complicated vendor landscape. ERP works by integrating all of a company’s

processes and data into a single unified system. Automating and uniting disparate business

processes, from managing inventory records to parsing financial data, can drive significant

improvements in productivity, customer service and interdepartmental collaboration.

The Importance of Change management in ERP deployments

An article by Cindy Waxer


It takes more than money to get an Enterprise Resource Planning project off the ground. Without a doubt, today’s high-priced ERP systems promise real-time insight into sales patterns, higher productivity and streamlined business processes. But no amount of bells and whistles can replace employee buy-in. In fact, a recent Panorama Consulting report reveals that 38 percent of respondents cite lack of employee buy-in as the biggest problem facing ERP project teams. Nineteen percent identified a lack of project resources while only 10 percent indicated lack of project budget as their biggest challenge.

Three Ways to Make the Most of Your ERP Investment

In a recent study of 192 companies with annual revenue ranging from below $25 million to more than $2 billion, conducted by Panorama Consulting, The 2014 ERP Report, 66 percent reported that they had failed to realize more than half of the expected benefits from their ERP project.

That’s a whole lot of wasted potential.

ERP systems can help streamline operations and improve workflow if used to their full potential. If you have an ERP software system in place already, there are a few ways to make sure you are getting the most out of your investment.


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