The challenge of simple IT: align the needs of the business to the budget, add capability without complexity

Month: December 2011

  • The Belly of the Beast, Part 1

    By now I’m sure you’re all used to not hearing from me. There’s a good reason: this weekend begins the go-live transition from our old Vantage ERP to QAD Enterpise Edition, the end of nine months of hard work. But first comes final data conversion, lots of data entry, problem-solving, saving-it-for-later-because-we-don’t-have-any-more-time, last minute configuration changes,…