“Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket” is a commonly shared adage that reminds us to diversify our situation so that we don’t lose everything in one grand way.  This, and other adages, is shared because wise advice … Read more


Some say ignorance is bliss.  I believe that sometimes what you don’t know can hurt you, especially when it comes to the supply chain.  Without deep visibility into your network of suppliers, how do you know if you are saving … Read more


Time seems to fly when you are busy doing something important like running a successful business.  After a few years of dedicated focus to your product offerings, operations, and customer satisfaction, we tend to forget about the technology behind the … Read more


As a very happy SalesPad Partner, I hope that if your business does any order entry and you use Microsoft Dynamics GP, then this webinar is worth attending!  If you are thinking about changing your business software or ERP, then … Read more


If you send a customer a $7000 hip positioner instead of a $7 hip positioner pad will that cause some problems?  You bet.  That was the type of situation Innovative Medical Products (IMP), a Connecticut based medical device manufacturer and … Read more



This week the House Committee on Energy and Commerce approved the Safeguarding America’s Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013 (H.R. 1919). The bill, if passed by Congress, would introduce a lot-level pedigree model for prescription drugs, for responsible handling and keeping track … Read more


The Senate gave the nod to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) recently which would regulate any aspect of food production. Many of these tenants are now coming into play, as well as increased budget requests.

The FSMA law gives … Read more


When shopping for your enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, consider whether an off-the-shelf solution will do, or whether you really need something more customized to your specific operations.  Today’s premier software, like Microsoft Dynamics® NAV, offers comprehensive functionality right out … Read more


The recent release of Microsoft Dynamics® GP 2013 (http://www.collinscomputing.com/microsoft-dynamics-gp2013.html) offers many new features and enhancements designed to improve the user experience.  Collins Computing has heard from many of their consultants and one of the favorite features (as expressed by customers) … Read more


Many of today’s products require some level of quality assurance.  Details regarding the raw materials, production methods, and customers receiving these products must be captured by manufacturers in the food and beverage industry, medical devices, electronics, and many other industries.  … Read more





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