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  • Workflows: The Core of CloudSuite
    One of the important things to note about CloudSuite is that workflows are really the core of the application, which is a pretty big change from older systems. Lawson offered infor process automation, and although that is a stellar workflow product, it runs alongside the business application rather than within it. CloudSuite applications are built from the ground up around workloads' inner role; unlike Lawson's IPA, the majority of delivered flows are a good fit for typical business processes. T...
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  • eTech Insight - How AI and Robot Caregivers May Change Homecare
    The Problem: Homecare Requires “At-The-Elbow” Healthcare Support COVID-19 brought both new capabilities and new challenges for delivering healthcare services to patients’ homes. Digital technology advances are delivering effective and efficient solutions that engage patients in their care while also providing real-time clinical results from remote patient monitoring solutions. Telehealth allows virtual care encounters that have proven to be not only effective but satisfactor...
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  • Establishing the Strategic Business Objectives for an ERP Implementation
    Once the strategic vision for an ERP implementation is clear, it will typically evolve and be revised by the second guiding principle: establishing the strategic business transformation objectives and approach. This stage always dictates what the scope of the ERP implementation would look like. When we think about any public sector organization, somewhere there is a plaque that says your mission statement, your goals and objectives, all of which focus on constituencies and how to be a better, mo...
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  • The Issue with Burn-Up Point Solutions
    To quote our friend and tech guru Aaron Epps, "Friends Don't Let Friends Build Data Centers." This phrase is something we live by at RPI, and it leads us to discuss another plague on our current IT society: burn-up point solutions.
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  • How to Prepare for an ERP implementation in the Public Sector
    One of the questions that we're asked often from public sector organizations is how do I prepare for an ERP implementation? If you look at it from a strategic perspective and consider what the guiding principles would be, the answer would come down to three parts. The first is knowing the scope of your ERP project, the second is establishing your strategic business transformation strategies and approach, and the third is determining your ERP implementation objectives and criteria.
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  • Making the Move from On-Premises to the Cloud
    There's a unique opportunity here for the Lawson market that I want to make sure we mention. Most of these implementations occurred 20-25 years ago and a lot of them were driven by Y2K, meaning that people have had to live with the decisions they made when they first implemented the system. Now is a good opportunity to revisit if they are benefiting from the single company versus multi company, or the levels of the accounting unit and other things take a lot of effort to change, as well as other...
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  • VLOG: Top 6 ERP Trends for 2021
    Want to know the hottest ERP trends? Hear from ROI’s VP of ERP Strategy, Diana Van Blaricom, about the latest ERP technologies and how ROI is here to help you succeed. ERP is a complex beast and it's easy to get lost in the weeds. With this VLOG, we'll tackle six top trends that you should know about to stay ahead of the curve.
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  • GHR Reporting Capabilities in the Public Sector
    In general, Infor has incredible reporting capabilities. While a multitude of reports are actually delivered within the system, it also has the capability to extract data into an Excel spreadsheet. One of the great things about GHR is the visibility that managers have into their own employees' data, where they can run a report to see who in their group has a vaccination or has been given a face shield, ect. Anyone who is an administrator can use these company-wide reports, which would be some of...
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  • The Challenge of Being on Lawson in 2021
    The most important thing to keep in mind about Infor CloudSuite is that it's not something you have to do, it's something you want to do. This system delivers tangible benefits that will improve operations in your organization, so Keith & Leigh are excited to share some information on how to make the most of CloudSuite with you. In this continuation of the pre-planning series, they discuss some of the challenges and opportunities around current state versus migrating to a modern ERP like Cl...
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  • eTech Insight – Portable Smart Speaker Advances Oncology
    The Problem: Easily Accessing Useful Oncology Treatment Information Oncology treatment information may reside in many disparate cancer registries. Cancer registries collect information on patient demographics, types of cancer, screen mechanisms used, medication regime approaches, and treatment outcomes. Once a year, most state central cancer registries send information to CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR). Therefore, cancer registry data may be at least a year old and s...
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