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Infor CloudSuite M3 - Search Like A Pro.

Posted by Harriet Schneider on May 11, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Search Infor CloudSuite M3 like a pro. In this video, Sean Conner (aka Mr. M3) provides some tips and tricks to help you find items, customers, and orders in an instant!

Enterprise search makes it super easy to find what you are looking for.

Click Here to watch ..."Infor CloudSuite M3 - Search Like a Pro."

About Infor's market-leading ERP

Infor’s industry-specific ERP solutions have been meeting the needs of enterprise-level and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) for 30+ years. Infor® ERP cloud software is securely hosted through Amazon Web Services® (AWS®), allowing your business to quickly scale and spend less time managing infrastructure and more time focusing on strategic initiatives.

Built for your industry. Take advantage of 90% of industry-specific capabilities built in, so your business can focus on developing the processes that make it unique.

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Topics: ERP, Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Distribution, Fashion & Apparel, Industrial Manufacturing, Infor M3 ERP, Infor CloudSuite M3

Infor CloudSuite M3 - How To Auto Populate Warehouse Records

Posted by Harriet Schneider on May 4, 2021 12:12:31 PM

When you copy an item via API, does it populate all the warehouses? If not, then you should listen to today's "Do You Know Infor CloudSuite M3" video, with Sean Conner (aka Mr. M3, and ICCG Vice President of Industry Solution Consulting) 

Click Here to watch ..."How to Auto Populate Warehouse Records via API or manual item creation."

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Topics: ERP, Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Distribution, Fashion & Apparel, Industrial Manufacturing, Infor M3 ERP, Infor CloudSuite M3

Infor CloudSuite Tables & Fields. Who Cares?

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 27, 2021 8:00:00 AM

In today's "Do You Know Infor CloudSuite M3" video, Sean Conner (aka Mr. M3, and ICCG Vice President of Industry Solution Consulting) will discuss navigating table and column names. Why do you care?

Because, if you want to configure some really cool monitors, you need to know what table of data it’s coming from. In the world of M3, there’s probably around 3,000 active tables, maybe 10% of which you are going to use.

Th new Infor CloudSuites will be the last upgrade you will ever need.

To drive constant innovation in the enterprise, Infor business applications are specialized by industry and built for the cloud to enable a global supply chain, networked analytics, and an artificial intelligence-led user experience.

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Topics: ERP, Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Distribution, Fashion & Apparel, Industrial Manufacturing, Infor M3 ERP, Infor CloudSuite M3

Future Proof Your Warehouse With A Cloud-Based WMS

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 22, 2021 12:15:40 PM

Even when your warehouse operations seem to be running smoothly, there is always room for improvement and a need to stay up to date with innovation. While steps are taken to keep warehouse operations at peak performance, when fulfilment times and levels are jeopardized, it’s still up to you and your team to race to recover, to ensure actions to get back on track are taken correctly so that product can make its way out the door, and time is always working against you.

If your organization previously reviewed and dismissed the value of moving your warehouse management system (WMS) to the cloud, it’s time to reevaluate. Decisions that seemed to make sense last year or even last quarter, likely look very different with new challenges emerging over the past several months. By empowering critical systems like a WMS with cloud capabilities, your organization can scale quickly, maximize productivity, and minimize outages and downtime to prevent bringing the company’s mission-critical operations to its knees.

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Topics: Digital Transformation, ERP, Manufacturing, Distribution, Rentals & Equipment, Warehouse Management Systems, Fashion & Apparel, Industrial Manufacturing, Digital Manufacturing, Infor M3 ERP, Enterprise Software, Retail Supply Chain, WMS

How To Find New Stuff In Infor M3 - Multi-Tenant Cloud Edition

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 20, 2021 11:08:43 AM

When you upgrade to multi-tenant, or when you subscribe to the cloud, that’s the last upgrade you’ll ever do! Why? Because new functionality is pushed out every 30 days. But how do you find it?

In this week's “Do you know Infor CloudSuite M3” video, join Sean Conner as he shows you three ways.

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Topics: ERP, Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Distribution, Fashion & Apparel, Industrial Manufacturing, Infor M3 ERP, Infor CloudSuite M3

Do You Know Infor M3? A 10-Minute Overview of M3 In The Cloud

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 13, 2021 11:20:38 AM

Meet Mr. M3 or, as we call him, Sean Conner, ICCG Vice President of Industry Solution Consulting. Each week Sean will present a video focused on Infor M3. Subscribe to our channel to make sure you don't miss them.

Sean Conner has experienced CloudSuite on multiple levels over the last 15+ years. He has used the system first-hand as an end user, configured multiple instances as an implementation consultant, and led acquisition implementation teams as the CIO for a $300M distribution company with 23 distributing branches.

Sean has leveraged the Infor CloudSuite platform within multiple organizations to increase efficiencies and provide innovated solutions to their current real-world challenges within the Manufacturing, Chemical, F&B, Distribution, and Fashion industries.

Click Here to join Sean for this 10-minute overview about Infor M3 in the cloud.

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Topics: ERP, Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Distribution, Fashion & Apparel, Industrial Manufacturing, Infor M3 ERP, Infor CloudSuite M3

Prioritizing Digital Transformation Projects: Start With Your People

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 8, 2021 1:30:45 PM

Know you want to transform but don't know where to start? Want to gain $9-12 for every dollar you spend? Read on to find out why starting with your people is the best first step to prioritizing digital transformation projects.

Digital transformation is at the top of the to-do lists of most companies, but one topic that is often missing from a discussion on digital transformation is which areas to prioritize. Most businesses can’t afford to completely overhaul a core function of the enterprise top to bottom, along with the technology that supports it, at any one time. Instead, they’ll target specific areas for transformation. That approach minimizes disruption to the business, keeps costs manageable, and helps the business apply lessons learned to future transformation projects. The question, though, is which areas to target first?

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Topics: Digital Transformation, ERP, Manufacturing, Distribution, Rentals & Equipment, Supply Chain, Fashion & Apparel, Industrial Manufacturing, Digital Manufacturing, Infor M3 ERP, Enterprise Software, Retail Supply Chain, WMS, Supply Chain Management

Questions Manufacturers Should Look For Digital Transformation Success

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 6, 2021 9:00:00 AM

1. Are we organizationally ready for significant change?

Organizations are only as good as their people, and manufacturers must look carefully at whether they have the right people and culture to support a different way of doing things. It is the people who will be responsible for implementing change, and they should be ready, committed, and on board with any type of transformation plan.

An organization’s culture can make or break a digital transformation project and “organizational change management” is one of the key components of such a project. Organizations should aim for an inclusive culture where people feel like they are key contributors to the company’s future success.

To achieve this, management teams should encourage a culture of openness to help employees step forward with their ideas. All change, and all transformation, starts with an idea – so it’s important for people to feel empowered to put their ideas out in the open.

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Topics: Digital Transformation, ERP, Manufacturing, Distribution, Rentals & Equipment, Supply Chain, Fashion & Apparel, Industrial Manufacturing, Digital Manufacturing, Infor M3 ERP, Enterprise Software, Retail Supply Chain, WMS, Supply Chain Management

Three New Ways Of Working You Should Adopt Today

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 1, 2021 8:30:00 AM

With spring just around the corner and rising hope that the vaccination rollout will eventually bring some relief to restrictions, it is time to start thinking about how the world of work should move forward. While the pandemic forced us to adopt new ways of working, we have learned some valuable lessons in the last year that should not be quickly forgotten. In fact, some of these new strategies should continue long after the crisis subsides as we have come to the realization that the workforce, the workplace and work itself will never be the same. Here are three concepts to consider as you plan for the future.

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Topics: ERP, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Network, Infor M3 ERP, Enterprise Software, Retail Supply Chain, Supply Chain Operations, WMS, Supply Chain Management

Need For Sense & Respond Capabilities To Build Continuous Supply Chain

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Mar 25, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Competitive supply chains must enable a new level of coordinated performance that creates a high-fidelity picture of in-process flows across your extended network. Building the continuous supply chain supports contextual deviations, conveys alerts and drives continuous planning via sense & respond capabilities.

Optimizing multi-party business processes

Supply chains are complex networks where over 80% of the data and processes sits within partner systems. To see and act on the latest picture of your supply chain, your company needs that data from each of your partners, but the problem is most companies rely solely on an enterprise-centric approach to solve a multi-enterprise problem.

The only way to overcome those limitations is to adopt a "network approach." Connecting all partners to shared processes, data and metrics managed within a single platform creates a single version of truth for all parties. This allows supply chains to eliminate the data silos and inherent latency in order to reduce the root causes of friction, variability and costs in today’s supply chains, both internally and externally.

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Topics: ERP, Manufacturing, Distribution, Rentals & Equipment, Supply Chain, Fashion & Apparel, Infor M3 ERP, Enterprise Software, Retail Supply Chain, WMS, Supply Chain Management

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