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  • Infor CloudSuite Pricing: Navigating the Costs of an Implementation
    In today’s evolving business landscape, having the right ERP solution can make all the difference. Infor CloudSuite is a popular choice among healt...
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  • State of the Infor Community: Survey Findings Unlocked
    In this episode of RPI Tech Connect, we explore key insights collected from our annual State of The Infor Community Survey. Joined by industry leader ...
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  • Community Update: 2024 Infor Customer Experience Insights
    Over the last month, RPI Consultants conducted an extensive survey gauging the overall attitudes and experience of professionals using Infor ERP syste...
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  • Demystifying Infor Events: Strategies for Finding Value in 2024
    New year, new events. In this episode, we’re joined by RPI’s Regional Sales Director, Chris Lang, and Director of Marketing, Michaela Fallon, for a di...
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  • Streamline Business Operations with Automated Check Clearing
    Now that it’s 2024, it should come as no surprise that many businesses are putting the power of an Automated Clearing House (ACH) for accounts payable...
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  • Navigating ACA Reporting: Practical Insights for Sound Compliance
    In this episode of RPI Tech Connect, Principal HCM Consultant Matt Slazak, walks us through the ins-and-outs of complying with the Affordable Care Act...
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  • The 7 Steps to a Successful ERP Implementation
    So, your organization is ready to implement an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. How do you set your team, and your entire company, up for su...
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  • Infor Insights: ERP Predictions for 2024 and Beyond
    In the pilot episode of RPI Tech Connect, RPI Consultants’ Managing Partner Keith Wayland, shares his Infor ERP predictions for 2024 and beyond. As an...
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  • 2024 ACA Reporting Deadlines, Requirements, and Insights
    With the end of the year approaching quickly, organizations must turn their attention to the reporting and furnishing requirements of the Affordable C...
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  • 5 Steps for Optimizing Your On-Premise to Cloud Migration
    Thinking about migrating your on-premise ERP systems to the cloud? You’re not alone. In fact, according to one survey, 44% of organizations are adopti...
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  • Unpacking Infor’s 2023 GL Report Designer Enhancements
    Infor recently rolled out a series of product and application developments as part of its bi-annual release schedule and the GL Report Designer has on...
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  • What is Infor CloudSuite? A Flexible, Option-Rich ERP
    A flexible cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, Infor CloudSuite provides employers with a variety of options with regard to deploym...
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  • Prioritizing Employee Engagement: How Healthcare is Meeting the Challenge
    Over 80% of healthcare industry executives believe that acquiring and retaining talent is the biggest risk their companies face. In fact, the hospital...
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  • RPI Consultants Named one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work for Third Consecutive Year
    BALTIMORE – October 11, 2023 – RPI Consultants, a leading ERP implementation, optimization, and software firm, was recently named in Modern Healthcare...
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  • Mitigating Losses: How Infor Contract Management Protects Your Organization
    Many organizations struggle to control how contracts are created, managed, and monitored. In fact, poor contract management practices lead the average...
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  • What is Expense Management? A Guide for Financial Control
    Employee expenses are unavoidable in the workplace. Whether it be for travel, software, lodging, client visits, or something else, expenses are a fund...
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  • Unlocking Workforce Efficiency With Multi-View Scheduler
    Flexible work schedules are key to increased job satisfaction, and that’s especially true in the healthcare industry. To elevate patient care while op...
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  • Navigate ERP Changes With The Help of a RICE Inventory
    If your organization is considering making changes to its ERP system, it’s critical that you create a reports, interfaces, conversions, and enhancemen...
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  • RPI Consultants Takes Workforce Management Practice to New Heights with Full-Service Delivery Capabilities
    BALTIMORE – August 15, 2023 – RPI Consultants, a leading ERP implementation, optimization, and software firm recently expanded its Infor® Workforce Ma...
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  • Why ERP Data Quality Matters During a CloudSuite Implementation
    “Dirty” or faulty data is bad news for business. In fact, Gartner research found that poor data quality costs businesses an average of $12.9 million a...
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  • The 9 Key AP Automation Benefits Your Business Needs
    Managing accounts payable (AP) processes can be a daunting task for any business, especially when those processes rely on manual data entry. But with ...
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  • RPI Consultants Expands Yoga Flexible Software with AI, Empowering Organizations with Cutting-Edge Technology
    BALTIMORE – July 18, 2023 – RPI Consultants, a leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation, optimization, and software firm recently exp...
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  • Navigating Infor Lawson On-Premise Changes: Is It Time to Migrate to CloudSuite?
    It’s true that Infor CloudSuite hosts a number of invaluable benefits for organizations large and small. Some businesses, however, may feel that they ...
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  • Infor Connect 2023: Top 5 Essential Takeaways
    RPI Consultants had the pleasure of attending the annual Infor Connect conference in St. Paul, Minnesota this year. As expected, the industry-leading ...
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  • Town of Apex Looks to Enhance Community Services Through Digital Transformation with Infor and RPI Consultants
    NEW YORK AND BALTIMORE – June 20, 2023 – Infor®, the industry cloud company, and RPI Consultants, an ERP implementation and optimization firm focused ...
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  • Infor’s GL Report Designer: Empowering Financial Reporting
    In April, Infor made available the GL Report Designer for financial use cases, laying the foundation for advanced reporting capabilities for years to ...
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  • CloudSuite ERP: Why Migrating From On-Premise is A Must
    Organizations are often of the mindset, “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it.” And while this is true in many situations, there is much to gain from proa...
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  • Infor Reporting in CloudSuite: Invaluable Insights and Analytics
    Organizations using CloudSuite can up-level their business intelligence using the many Infor reporting and analytics tools. Whether you need real-t...
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  • AI & Machine Learning: The Future of Invoicing?
    When it comes to Yoga Content, everything is modern, from the interface to the Azure platform. Azure benefits from the significant investment Microsof...
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  • A Single Platform for all your Invoicing Needs
    If you are looking for an API automation solution, you’ll know there are a ton on the market. This is mostly due to a lack of a single e-invoicing sol...
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  • Vendor Portals & the Procure-to-Pay Process
    Let’s take a moment to elaborate on the importance of vendor portals to the AP and procure-to-pay process. In short, they are extremely important, not...
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  • What to Know Ahead of a Data Migration for v11 CloudSuite
    Let's talk about data migration. Infor does offer data migration services where they take information from single-tenant Cloud to move it to the multi...
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  • Approvals are a Breeze with Infor CloudSuite
    Invoice approvals are something that we've worked on with many organizations over the last two decades. When I started at RPI, helping with the shared...
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  • How Can Vendor Portals Improve Efficiency?
    Vendors and how they are onboarded are an interesting topic for our ongoing procure-to-pay discussion. For many organizations, accounts payable depart...
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  • Increasing Efficiency with EDI Image Generation
    We recently covered how you can enhance the Infor process with Yoga Content. Another guest under RPI’s procure-to-pay umbrella is our vendor portal so...
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  • Successful CloudSuite Projects Start with Engaged Leads & Users
    Recently, we discussed why it is so important to choose the right super users for a GHR Payroll implementation. These are the people who should be inv...
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  • Understanding the Technical Backend of CloudSuite Implementations
    Let's talk about the technical backend and types of CloudSuite implementations. Some organizations are hesitant about a move to the cloud because the...
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  • Enhancing the Infor Process with Yoga Content
    Our main goal with Yoga Content is ensuring our product offerings are synergizing together and serve more than one purpose. It's not just an AP automa...
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  • Establishing your Essential Data for a Clean Conversion
    During CloudSuite implementations in the past, several clients have asked us to bring all of their historical data over to the new system. Obviously t...
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  • Yoga Content: A SaaS Solution with Out-of-the-Box Infor CloudSuite FSM Integration
    When it comes to AP automation solutions, there are a variety of options available to choose from. Some of these are cloud-hosted software, which is n...
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  • Other Considerations before Embarking on a CloudSuite Implementation
    Last week, we discussed the importance of identifying the scope and timeline roadmap for your organization by conducting a pre-planning exercise. The ...
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  • How Does Managed Services Work for a Healthcare Client?
    Last week, we covered what a managed services contract with RPI looks like from perspective of a longtime client. Now, let’s discuss what this contrac...
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  • Choosing the Right Functional Team Leads & Super Users is Crucial for a Payroll Implementation
    For an organization going through a GHR payroll implementation, ensuring the right people are at the table doing the work is so crucial to the success...
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  • The Business Case for Moving to the Cloud
    Defining the business case for your organization to move onto a cloud based ERP system is not easy. The first thing you need to realize is that this t...
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  • Infor Webinars by RPI are Back!
    A staple of the Infor user community is back again! Join RPI this December 6th-9th for a complete slate of fresh Infor webinars.
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  • Don’t Wait on Managed Services Until It’s Too Late!
    Recently, we discussed what a managed services contract with RPI looks like for a client who needs on-demand Perceptive Content and Brainware support....
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  • Making the Business Case for Multi-Tenant Payroll
    How exactly does one make the business case for implementing the new GHR payroll solution? The first step is knowing exactly what this project entails...
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  • How to Prepare Legacy Data for a Conversion
    Last week, we covered how to handle different kinds of data ahead of a conversion. Data conversions for CloudSuite are an extremely complex process an...
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  • The Advantages of a SaaS-based AP Automation Solution
    One of the main advantages of a SaaS solution is that it’s managed, which frees your team from worrying about anything software-related, allowing you ...
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  • How does Legacy Data get onto the Cloud?
    We’ve discussed a lot about implementing GHR Multi-Tenant Payroll on this blog, so let’s dive into some of the specifics of the system. Payroll Histor...
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  • How to Handle Master, Historical, & Transactional Data Ahead of a CloudSuite Implementation
    The conversion scope and strategy that we decide on during a pre-planning engagement has a pretty big impact on the structure of the overall transitio...
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  • The Origins of Yoga Flexible Software
    We’re going to transition away from our managed services blog series for a couple weeks to discuss our Yoga Flexible Software Suite of products, why R...
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  • Saving Time & Energy with Infor's Web UI Configuration Console
    Over the past two months, we've been discussing some of the exciting new features of Infor's Web UI Configuration Console. Our focus in recent weeks h...
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  • A Day in the Life of a Managed Services Contract with RPI
    What should you expect if you have a managed services contract with RPI? To start, we utilize an easy-to-use ticketing system to report and track issu...
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  • Responsibilities of a Functional Team Lead for GHR Payroll
    Now that we've covered why implementing GHR Payroll is different than previous versions, let's discuss defining your project team and what their respo...
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  • Validating Snapshots is a Breeze with the Web UI Configuration Console
    Last week, we discussed how to create a snapshot of tagged items within Configuration Console. This action is similar to a CD import or import configu...
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  • OCR Fine Tuning with RPI’s Managed Services
    Last week, we explained how RPI’s managed services offerings can be customized by Support Tiers. When it comes to the systems we support, the most com...
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  • What makes implementing GHR Payroll different than previous versions?
    If there is one takeaway you have from our CloudSuite HCM blog, it's not to wait until S3 is decommissioned to begin preparing for the upgrade to v11....
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  • Creating a Snapshot of Tagged Items in Configuration Console
    For the past few weeks, we have been discussing how to manage tags within the Web UI Configuration Console. Once you have them in their appropriate bu...
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  • A Managed Services Support Tier for Everyone
    Last week, we discussed how RPI empowers clients through custom managed services agreements. These can be modified in a variety of ways, including var...
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  • The Deployment Strategy for Infor Government Essentials
    Last week, we discussed the fact that a cloud migration is not an upgrade, but rather a reimplementation. If you treat it as a straight push to the ne...
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  • Considerations Before Selecting a Go-Live Date for GHR Payroll
    Last week, we discussed how to create the business case for GHR Payroll. One of the most important questions to answer is when do you think you can im...
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  • How to Manage Multiple Tags within a Configuration
    Last week, we covered how bundling tags makes it easy to keep configurations organized. These are easy to make changes to if necessary, but keeping up...
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  • Empowering Clients through Custom Managed Services
    Now that we’ve covered the flexibility of a managed services agreement, let’s discuss how it can be customized. This boils down to how much assistance...
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  • A Cloud Migration is not an Upgrade, It's a Re-Implementation
    When it comes to the Infor solution perspective for Essentials, there are certain things you'll want to take advantage of, or at the very least consid...
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  • How to Create the Business Case for GHR Payroll
    You know what the end game is when it comes to migrating your payroll processes to the cloud, but sometimes it can be hard to articulate the reasons f...
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  • Bundling Tags to Keep Configurations Organized
    When you're in Configuration Console working on a particular item, sometimes you may have have two user fields, a list view, and a form all together. ...
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  • The Flexibility of a Managed Services Contract with RPI
    Last week, we introduced some of the different ways managed services could potentially help your organization. Although we won’t go over everything th...
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  • Combatting Change Management Resistance in the Public Sector
    When it comes to ERP implementations, we've seen organizations struggle with more than anything is the whole change management piece. It is human natu...
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  • Improved Data Security & Simpler Software Updates with GHR Payroll
    Last week, we discussed some of the pros & cons of GHR Payroll. One of the biggest benefits of Infor's multi-tenant cloud is that the cost of software...
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  • Moving Configurations between Environments is Easy in the Cloud
    Last week, we discussed how much easier it is to manage changes in the Web UI Configuration Console. Since everything is in one environment, all of th...
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  • What Managed Services Could Be Is Up to You!
    Lately, we’ve been discussing what is not managed services, so now let’s take a moment to dive into what it is and what it can do for you. Ultimately,...
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  • Flexibility is the Key for a Successful ERP Implementation
    We spoke last week about ensuring your critical business processes are not interrupted during an ERP implementation. That is information we make clear...
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  • Some Pros & Cons of GHR Payroll
    Since we've covered the reasons you should care about GHR Payroll, let's discuss some pros & cons. If you're on-premises today (which a lot of people ...
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  • Managing Changes with the Web UI Configuration Console
    Let’s continue our discussion around the functionalities of the Web UI Configuration Console. It used to be that if you wanted to look at the LPL for ...
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  • Ad Hoc Support and Managed Services Are Not The Same
    Let’s expand on what we discussed last week in terms of a managed services offering versus an SMSA. To be entirely honest, there’s not a huge function...
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  • Ensuring your Critical Business Processes Continue throughout an ERP Implementation
    Last week, we spoke about the importance of backfilling key personnel in the preparation phase of an implementation phase. We have both seen clients b...
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  • An Updated Report Console & LPL Viewer in the Web UI Configuration Console
    Last week, we discussed the console view on the Web UI configuration console. There is also a report console, which is a very easy way to track down r...
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  • Managed Services Offering vs. SMSA: What’s the Difference?
    As discussed last week, there are a variety of challenges that come with retaining and managing top-level enterprise software technical resources, whe...
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  • The Evolution of ERP and The Future of Applications
    The Origins of ERP Enterprise Requirements Planning (ERP) systems were created to solve a series of problems organizations had 25 – 30 years ago, m...
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  • How to Prepare for an ERP Implementation Without Impacting Daily Processes
    Early on in an ERP implementation for the public sector, it's important to consider three things about the team: quality, quantity, and availability o...
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  • A Streamlined Experience with the Web UI Configuration Console
    The console view is the first thing you see when you enter Configuration Console. Some key features are the search functionality, which means no more ...
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  • How RPI’s ECM Managed Services Saves You Money
    As we discussed last week, one option for filling gaps in your organization’s technical department is to purchase a managed services offering, whether...
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  • Active Executive Sponsorship & Proper Resource Assignment: Keys to a Successful ERP Project
    When comparing on premises and cloud implementation in terms of success criteria, the biggest criteria time & time again is executive leadership and s...
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  • Why You Should Care About Global HR Payroll
    Let's talk through what a CloudSuite HCM project looks like from the perspective of the implementation partner. RPI has been involved at executive man...
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  • Configuration Console Widgets Make Personalizations Easy
    Continuing our conversation around the Web UI version of Configuration Console (which comes available with Infor CloudSuite), another widget you will ...
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  • Balancing Out Your Team with Managed Services
    Let’s go a bit further into how you can balance your team using managed services. Suppose your organization is in the process of upgrading to the late...
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  • Supporting Customers in the New ERP Landscape
    If you can't already tell, we really love to discuss the recent evolution of ERP and its technology. As a delivery organization, something we're const...
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  • Action Reversals in Infor Global HR
    The next thing we're going to discuss around data correction is action reversals. An example of when you would need this is to reinstate an employee i...
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  • Configuration Console - One of the Most Exciting Features of CloudSuite
    Pivoting away from general CloudSuite knowledge, let’s take a deep dive into one of its most exciting features, the new Configuration Console. Of cour...
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  • Work Smarter (not Harder) with Perceptive Content Managed Services
    Supporting multiple enterprise systems, including ERP and ECM software, is a challenge for many organizations. This is particularly true when knowledg...
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  • How Does the Cloud Increase Vendor Efficiency?
    We've been talking a lot about feature functionality, so let’s shift gears a little bit. One of the things that's the major advantage of the cloud and...
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  • Audit Inserts for Employee Records in Global HR
    In recent weeks, our focus has been on addressing various ways to correct data within the GHR system. Some topics have included canceling future actio...
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  • Ways to Support Your Team During a CloudSuite Implementation
    Keith & I have spent a lot of time digging into the technical side of a CloudSuite implementation and detailing the various things that must be taken ...
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  • The Constant Evolution of a Cloud-Based ERP System
    We've discussed a lot around the Infor Government Essentials packaging for public sector and its streamlined implementation approach. The program itse...
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  • User Interaction & Document Management
    We covered some of Yoga Content’s EDI & OCR processing capabilities last week; now, let’s look at one of the ways it can help users manage documents. ...
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  • Ensuring the Audit Log is Up to Date within Multi-Tenant Payroll
    We have covered several topics concerning the multi-tenant payroll system, such as handling the true scope of data correction and handling the effecti...
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  • All About Data: What to Consider Ahead of a CloudSuite Migration
    Every organization is different when it comes to their data and what needs to be brought over during a cloud migration project. Although we don't reco...
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  • EDI & OCR Processing Capabilities in Yoga Content
    Our introduction to Yoga Content last week provided a brief overview of some of what this premium service can offer. EDI capabilities are another cool...
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  • Canceling a Future Action in GHR Multi-Tenant Payroll
    We discussed how to properly handle the effective dated queue last week, so let’s cover canceling an action in there. If you realize that something wa...
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  • Adding Value Outside of the Core ERP System
    Last week, we covered how you can add value to the core system delivered with the Infor Government Essentials program. For a public sector entity, the...
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  • How to Mitigate Challenges with Technical Development in CloudSuite
    Last week, we discussed the importance of implementing change management strategies ahead of a CloudSuite migration. These projects revolve largely ar...
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  • A Look at RPI’s Yoga Content Solution
    In our ongoing discussion around ECM software, we have covered how IDM, Kofax Express, and Spreadsheet Designer Plus capture documents. We’ve also int...
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  • The Core of the Infor Government Essentials Program
    We have already introduced you to the Infor Government Essentials program and discussed how it encompasses the core scope of an ERP project. We’re goi...
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  • How Change Management Enables Employees to be Successful
    Over the course of our conversation around pre-planning, we have emphasized the importance of prioritizing change management during an ERP implementat...
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  • Handling the Effective Dated Queue Correctly
    In our ongoing conversation around data correction within the multi-tenant payroll system, we discussed how the effective dated queue impacts the tota...
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  • Recapping RPI's First CloudSuite Bootcamp
    Last week, a group of Infor users came to our Baltimore office to attend our very first CloudSuite bootcamp. The goal was to make sure everyone left w...
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  • The Benefits of Kofax Express
    We discussed how we use IDM Capture last week, but we also work with Kofax Express to capture documents. Built with scanning in mind, it is a lightwei...
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  • Understanding the Total Scope of Data Correction
    Last week, we introduced data correction in GHR and what some of your first steps should be. It is important to understand the total scope of the corr...
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  • How to Approach an ERP Implementation from a Delivery Perspective
    Last week, we introduced you to the 60/30/10 concept for implementing ERP systems. Let’s move on to how to approach this project from a delivery stand...
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  • Data Correction in the GHR System
    Following our discussion around inputting historical payroll data, we want to go over correcting data within the GHR system. Our general approach is t...
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  • Capturing Documents Going Forward
    Over the past several weeks, we have covered how to handle the historical data process using the IDM bulk import tool, Spreadsheet Designer Plus, and ...
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  • The 60/30/10 Approach to ERP for the Public Sector
    ERP systems for the public sector have come a long way in the past two decades, so let’s go over some of the improvements that have been made. If you ...
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  • How to Complete a Successful Migration to the Infor Cloud
    How does pre-planning for your organization’s CloudSuite migration benefit you? It minimizes the risk of the project being over budget or timeline, or...
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  • Data Enrichment with Yoga Connect
    Last week, we introduced the Yoga Connect IDM importer tool and briefly discussed how it interacts with data throughout the import process. Now, let’s...
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  • How to Properly Purge Data in GHR Multi-Tenant Payroll
    In our ongoing conversation around Payroll History Import, we spoke last week about how to handle purging tables. I’d like to bring your attention to ...
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  • What are some of the benefits of pre-planning for CloudSuite?
    Over the course of our discussion around getting ready for CloudSuite, we have covered a variety of topics about how your organization can benefit fro...
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  • The Process of Payroll History Import within GHR
    We have previously discussed Payroll History Import and the way it processes pending payments. Let’s take a closer look at how that works within GHR. ...
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  • Converting Documents with IDM & IPA Flows
    Last week, we discussed the pros & cons of using Spreadsheet Designer Plus to convert historical documents for migration from a legacy on-premises sys...
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  • How Eliminating Customizations Benefits Vendors & Customers
    Last week, we discussed why the need for customizations is eliminated by a cloud-based system. Let’s dig into why it is beneficial to keep the version...
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  • Identifying Errors During a Payroll Import
    It takes a while to evaluate all your data before spawning a couple of queues to process all that data. Keep in mind that if you are processing like 8...
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  • Pre-Planning: A Chance to Organizational Alignment
    Some people ask us, "If I do pre-planning, does that mean I don't have to do planning during a project?" I want to emphasize that is not the case at a...
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  • Spreadsheet Designer Plus: A Manual Process
    When it comes to converting historical documents to IDM, the first option we’re going to recommend is Spreadsheet Designer Plus, a bulk import utility...
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  • How a Cloud-based ERP Reduces the Need for Customizations
    We recently touched on something that's really important about CloudSuite, which is the fact that the customizations are not really necessary. One of ...
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  • A Custom-Built Flow for S3 File Extraction
    We have already covered loading time & deduction records from an S3 environment to the cloud, so let’s dig into the flow we built to automate this. Es...
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  • Why Research is Important Ahead of an ERP Implementation
    To be as prepared for a CloudSuite implementation as possible, one thing you can do today is your own independent research. You can definitely engage ...
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  • The Importance of Good Indexing Structures
    Last week, we introduced IDM and how it works in conjunction with CloudSuite FSM. Here, we will continue to dive into IDM, and specifically will be ta...
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  • Infor Government Essentials: A SaaS Based Solution
    One of the things that Infor has done over the last several years is invest heavily in a move from on premise ERP to the cloud. Most vendors in this s...
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  • Loading Time Records & Deductions from S3 to the Cloud
    Recently, we’ve been discussing the conversion of historical data and how to load it into your Payroll system. Let’s bring your attention to time reco...
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  • How Pre-Planning Prevents Resourcing Gaps
    "Whenever we engage with teams that have done their homework ahead of an implementation, it makes things move so much more smoothly. The level of reso...
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  • Invoice Image Mapping with IDM
    Let’s say you're moving to Infor Financials and Supply Management (FSM), and you're planning your migration. Part of what you need to consider is your...
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  • How Infor Government Essentials fits into Public Sector
    On a recent visit to our Baltimore headquarters, Joe Hoover met with Mike Guay, a VP of Customer Success at Infor and former ERP strategist at Gartner...
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  • Best Practices for Importing S3 Data
    Here are some tips & tricks for using Payroll History import that we have accumulated through our experience with the tool. Our team has been doing th...
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  • The Importance of List Development
    Continuing his ongoing discussion around change management, Justin Braun is back to suggest some ways that leaders can support their team during a Clo...
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  • Legacy Content Management Systems & IDM Storage
    Welcome to our Evolution of ECM Blog Series! Over the next couple months, we will take a close look at what a modern or next generation ECM software l...
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  • What is the American Rescue Plan Act?
    Among the many governmental challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, loss of revenue and the necessary transition to remote operations have been two of ...
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  • A Brief Rundown of the Payroll History Import Process
    For the past few weeks, we’ve been discussing how the whole process of Payroll History Import works within the GHR system. In a nutshell, you import y...
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  • Combatting Internal Resistance to Change
    Last week, Justin Braun addressed how vital is it for an organization to prepare their team for the level of change brought on a CloudSuite migration ...
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  • Prioritizing Organizational Change Management from the Beginning
    All preparation for an ERP implementation in the public sector is irrelevant if you don’t make change management a priority from the beginning. Whethe...
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  • How to Move S3 Data Into Your GHR System
    Let’s expand on our discussion around Payroll History Import. If you have a parameter to extract eight months of historical data from 2021, this RPI t...
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  • The Necessity of Clearly Defined Roles during an ERP Implementation
    Recently, we’ve been highlighting the things that can constrain your time and resources for a CloudSuite project. It’s not just about implementing tec...
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  • Proper Scope Management during a CloudSuite Implementation
    One of the most critical items to address before embarking on a CloudSuite implementation is making sure there are procedures in place for scope manag...
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  • What is Payroll History Import & How Can It Help You?
    We’ve discussed a lot about implementing GHR Multi-Tenant Payroll on this blog, so let’s dive into some of the specifics of the system. Payroll Histor...
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