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"Apologies, boss, but at the moment, we are unable to contribute to advancing the business."

Infor LX | BPCS | Infor LN | Baan

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Imagine delivering this message to your boss or the company president. What would their response likely be? It's improbable that they would respond with, "That's perfectly fine; we can delay implementing this significant initiative that could potentially save us a substantial amount of money and give us a competitive edge. Please let us know when you have the availability to work on it." In reality, they would probably want you to add this new task to your already overflowing to-do list, wouldn't they?

Nonetheless, you'd probably comply because it's...

Planning for Growth – What you need to do first to be successful

Infor LX | BPCS | Infor LN | Baan

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As your business experiences growth or aims to do more with less, optimizing your resources becomes crucial. To achieve growth, it's essential to leverage your people, processes, and products effectively. You are the experts on your products, and we covered Reskilling and Upskilling Your Staff on June 21, so let's focus on the processes that drive your business forward.

  1. Analyze your ERP system and other software:...

Effective September 30, 2023, IBM® will end support of the IBM i operating system 7.3

AND Infor will no longer support LX and related products on IBM i 7.3 as of June 1, 2024

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THE CLOCK is T I C K I N G ... 

Effective September 30, 2023, IBM® will end support of the IBM i operating system 7.3  AND  in line with IBM’s support policy, Infor will no longer support LX and related products on IBM i 7.3 after May 31, 2024.

All Infor LX releases, patches, and related solutions will be...

Reskilling and Upskilling Your Staff – Why You Shouldn’t Ignore This

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According to the World Economic Forum, half of all employees will require significant reskilling or upskilling by 2025.

For many of you, your Infor ERP system was implemented 5, 10, 15, or 20+ years ago, and now there are only a handful of people left from that implementation if any at all. Since most of your "how and why" walked out the door, how much longer can you get by on “tribal knowledge”? While many companies understand the importance of employee training, implementing that training remains a challenge. What’s the best way to proceed you ask?

Is it time to get more out of your ERP?

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As crazy as it sounds, we’re about to enter the 2nd half of 2023. How are you doing on your 2023 goals? Planning for 2024 projects?
Maybe it's time to get more out of your Infor ERP system.




Top 10 Things (you might not know) About Crossroads RMC

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10.  Crossroads RMC has been in business since 1984 & has been an  partner since 1991

 9. Crossroads RMC offers functional & technical training on all versions of Infor LX, BPCS, Infor LN, and Baan and will completely tailor the training to your specific needs. 🤝🏽

 8.  Our consultants have over 1,000 years of combined experience working with manufacturers just like you! 🤓








DATA: See it. Understand it. Discuss it.

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We’ve all heard author and management consultant Peter Drucker’s famous quote “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.”  

What’s the right way to manage “It” though? Is it enough to put the data in the hands of the responsible manager and wait for change to occur? Does the manager have a pulse on everything that went into those numbers?

Your numbers tell a story, but there is a lot of...


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Tips:  LX | BPCS | M3

The cycle counting sub-system in Inventory Management determines which items are selected for cycle counting based on the following criteria:

  1. Cycle Counts/Year: The system calculates the cycle count frequency for each item using the "Cycle Counts/Year" field in the Item Master file (optional).

  2. Last Cycle Count Date: If you use locations, this date is found in the Location Inventory file (ILI), and if you don't, it's in the Warehouse Inventory file (IWI).

The system adds the calculated cycle count frequency to the last...

WebTop release 4.8 is NOW AVAILABLE for Infor LX versions 8.3.5 and 8.4.x.

WebTop is a web interface based on green screen code automatically generated using a tool called 'WebTop Studio'. The process of generating the web interface is referred to as "Weblication".

Infor is focused on modernizing and web-enabling Infor LX and this release provides significant improvements to the web-based user experience.
Key features:

  • Grid decorators for advanced customization

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Tips: LN | Baan

When deciding what items should be MPS (Master Production Schedule) planned and what items should be MRP (Material Requirements Planning) planned, it's crucial to understand the nature of the items and their demand sources. Here's a breakdown:

  • Master Scheduled Items:

    • Master Scheduled Items are typically finished goods or service items.
    • These items receive their requirements from both Independent and Dependent demand sources.
  • Independent Demand:...

Invoicing Methods are a set of parameters that define the types of orders and order lines that can be collected on an invoice, the type of invoice to be generated and the costs to be aggregated on Project invoices and Service invoices.

If options to combine tax codes, departments, sales representatives' line of business area...


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