Everyone wants manufacturing strategies that deliver results. They want efficient production that doesn’t waste any resources. What’s the best way to achieve that goal? For many, the answer is investing in cutting-edge technology.
If youâ€™ve got some extra time on your hands, do a Google search for the term â€œemployee engagement.â€ Youâ€™ll receive almost 21 million results. A quick scan of the first page of results tells the reader what employee engagement is and what steps employers can take to achieve it. Itâ€™s clear from even a cursory glance that employee engagement is something organizations should take seriously if they want to attain success.
What many employers might not realize is that technology plays an important role in employee engagement. These are probably the same employers who view technology as a necessary evil and will only deploy a solution out of absolute necessity.
Organizations which view technology as a necessary evil stand in stark contrast to those which embrace technological change. These companies understand that technology enables business â€“ without it, they cannot be competitive or successful.
Merit Solutions was featured yesterday in a spotlight by the Illinois Technology Association (ITA), who noted "this week’s Spotlight shines on four great companies & individuals who are revolutionizing industries and changing people’s lives by using tech and putting Chicago on the national tech map!"
You can see the full spotlight on the ITA website (ITA Spotlight: Merit Solutions), or you can keep reading below.
ERP systems extend into nearly every aspect of a business, and the risk of business disruption related to the ERP system is one that most companies will avoid as long as possible. As a result, many companies delay upgrading their ERP systems longer than they should.
But these companies are ignoring the many opportunities that are available while running on newer releases of an ERP system.