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By 2026, 75% of organizations will base their digital transformation model on the CLOUD!

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Gartner forecasts that by 2026, 75% of organizations will anchor their digital transformation strategies in cloud computing.

Public cloud investment is expected to hit $724 billion by 2024, highlighting the sector's rapid expansion. Yet, selecting the appropriate infrastructure is critical, necessitating carefully evaluating various factors.

A detailed TechTarget article examines the advantages and disadvantages of on-premise and cloud solutions...

Avoid Being a Quitter: How Crossroads RMC Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

Unlocking Success Infor LX/BPCS & Infor LN and Baan

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Avoid Being a Quitter

As the calendar flips to January 1st, it marks the beginning of a new year filled with fresh opportunities and resolutions. It's that time when many of us set ambitious goals for ourselves, both personally and professionally. But, how often do these aspirations fizzle out before we even hit the second Friday of the year? It's so common that they even call it "Quitter's Day." However, it's not too late to stay on track and realize your ambitions. In this article, we'll focus on the professional side of goal-setting and how Crossroads RMC can be your ally in achieving manufacturing excellence.

Step 1: Make Your Goals Bite-Sized

Are you ready to maximize the benefits of Infor ERP System?

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It's hard to believe, but we're nearing the end of 2023, and it's a good time to reflect on your goals and plan for the coming year. If your plans for 2024 include upgrading your Infor ERP system, then Crossroads RMC is here to help. With over 35 years of industry experience, we can ensure a successful upgrade that meets your expectations in terms of results, timeline, and budget.

Our expert consultants can offer the following services:

  1. Custom Component Review: We'll assess your custom components to identify and eliminate any that are no longer necessary.

  2. Benefits Analysis: We'll provide a detailed analysis of the specific benefits your company can achieve by upgrading to the latest version.

  3. User Training: Our team will train your users on the latest functionality to maximize the benefits of the upgrade.

  4. Ongoing Support: While the project team focuses on the upgrade, we'll provide support to your users on the old version to minimize disruptions.

  5. Project Management: We'll handle the entire upgrade project from start to finish, ensuring a smooth transition.

  6. Resource Augmentation: We can supplement your existing project team with 1-2 key resources to enhance expertise.

  7. Integration Development: We can develop integrations with third-party systems that are essential for your business when upgrading.

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

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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...

Infor LX & BPCS Tip: 4 Approaches to Customizing LX / BPCS - Preparing for a Future Upgrade

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How do I modify BPCS/LX to allow for the ease of upgrading in the future?

  1. Exit Points...

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.




Optimize with Infor Development Framework: IDF

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Why You Need IDF

The Infor Development Framework (IDF) not only helps you modernize the look and feel of your LX software but also the interactions of the IBM i software with other applications in your business.

“The IDF is a multi-user interface, single codebase architecture that’s metadata-driven (and) provides a lot of flexibility to adapt the software for their processes.” says Infor. This is the direction that Infor is going starting...


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Determining whether to use Master Production Schedule (MPS) planning or Material Requirements Planning (MRP) planning for items in Infor LX and BPCS involves understanding the nature of the items and their demand characteristics.

Master Scheduled Items typically encompass finished goods or service items. These items receive their requirements either from Independent demand, Dependent demand, or a combination of both...

Advanced Remittance Processing, ARP, provides an automated approach to your cash application process. ARP works together with Accounts Receivable to save valuable time and resources by automatically applying incoming payments to open receivables during daily batch processing. You can easily and efficiently resolve unapplied remittances online.

Advanced Remittance Processing (ARP) is an automatic cash application process that allows you to perform the following functions:


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Tips: LN | Baan

Are you striving to create shipping labels that cater to all your customers' needs? Do you require specific details on your shipping labels for particular items or product lines?

According to recent research, the global barcode label printer market was valued at $2.6 billion in 2022 and is estimated to reach $4.3 billion by 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.2% from 2023 to 2032.

Crossroads RMC's RMClabel software automates the printing of customer-specific and item-specific labels...

Ensuring access to historical logistical and financial transaction information for your employees is crucial. However, before proceeding with archiving or deletion, it's essential to evaluate the necessity of retaining this data. Baan and Infor LN (ERP LN) offer standard archiving sessions within major modules that typically handle a significant volume of historical transactions. These sessions are designed to transfer historical data to an archive company before deleting it from the operational company.

When it comes to archiving sessions, you have three primary options:


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