When you make a decision to purchase an ERP system, you’ll almost certainly also be making a decision on an implementation solution provider as well. Some companies define the relationship with their solution provider as a customer/vendor relationship – a relatively adversarial relationship where the vendor must be closely managed and their “feet must be […]
Answers to Your ERP Selection and Implementation Questions
Today’s blog features a Q&A session with Tensoft’s ERP implementation expert. 1. What factors typically drive the decision to implement to a new accounting or ERP solution? Several factors can be involved at any one company. I’d say that the need to support growth and change tops the “short list’ of reasons that companies decide […]
3 Reasons to Implement ERP Before Production Ramps
Every technology setup is looking to grow, and to grow rapidly. The point where your production and sales are starting to ramp is exciting and challenging. Investing in your next level of ERP needs to be done – the only question is when to do it. Choosing the right ERP solution can have a huge […]
Top Tensoft Blog Posts of 2022
As we wind down this year and start planning for the new year, we want to take a moment to share our list of top Tensoft blog posts with you. In 2022, we covered an array of blog post topics providing insights on the supply chain and ERP solutions developed specifically for the semiconductor industry. […]
What’s Missing in Traditional ERP Inventory Systems?
It’s not that traditional ERP Inventory systems don’t work for everyone – they just don’t work well for fabless semiconductor operations. Trying to make them fit is much like trying to force your left foot into your right shoe – you may be able to jam it in, but it won’t be comfortable or highly […]
Don’t Sweat the Big Stuff – Master the Routine ERP Implementation Play
Author and professor Jared Diamond published an essay in The New York Times some time ago called “That Daily Shower Can Be a Killer.” In this essay, Diamond argues “the importance of being attentive to hazards that carry a low risk each time but are encountered frequently.” He points out that Americans do the opposite […]
Tensoft EDI Integrations: How Does It Work?
Tensoft’s customers sometimes require EDI integration as part of their overall ERP/supply chain system. (EDI is Electronic Data Interchange – a B2B standard that has been in place for a long time.) Some Tensoft customers require automated creation of sales orders and invoicing using EDI to deal with their customers. This is particularly useful in […]
Does Tensoft SemiOps Integrate with NetSuite?
Over the years we have integrated Tensoft’s fabless semiconductor management solution with a variety of mid-market cloud systems. From SAP to NetSuite to Oracle to Sage/Intacct, we have done it all! In this blog post, I’ll give you a glimpse of our integration process with NetSuite. NetSuite’s Advanced Financials module is the recipient of data […]
Planning an ERP Implementation or Upgrade? Read This First!
Q: What motivates companies to implement to a new ERP system? Murray: There are several common reasons that drive companies to implement a new ERP system. The primary reason is to support growth and increased operations. Another motivator can be that their current applications have limited reporting capabilities and management tools. Some early-stage companies are […]
The Importance of a Good ERP Partner
We know from experience that companies don’t always really consider the importance of an ERP Partner’s experience working with other companies in their particular industry. Some companies may choose their ERP implementation vendors based on their size, or the number of overall implementations that they’ve done, but far fewer ask this critical question: “How many […]