“Long Lunch” — The Accountant

— By Dan Jeppson — What is the “Long Lunch” ERP Movie Review by XS? — The Accountant With Ben Affleck as the lead with a movie title like this, I was prepared to watch this movie in an empty theater and was fully expecting to come away with an un-ending string of sarcastic jokes […]

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Moving Walkways — The Metaphor

Moving Walkways is a perspective viewing change and resource management. Future articles will build on the foundational terms in this article. The Jetson’s did a fine job of subliminally implanting the idea of “slidewalks”—high-speed interconnected transportation platforms that took all the pain and worry out of life. Moving Walkways are only rarely used in the […]

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“Long Lunch” — Shazam!

— By Dan Jeppson — What is the “Long Lunch” ERP Movie Review by XS? — If you are lucky to be old enough to remember Saturday-morning cartoons in the 70’s and 80’s, you MIGHT remember the Shazam!/Isis Hour. The series was a rare sighting unless you were around for the original run in the […]

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“Long Lunch” ERP Movie Review by XS

“Long Lunch” ERP Movie Review by XS — Introduction By Dan Jeppson — Fun Fact: The first time one of the Xcellerated Solutions staff skipped out on work (for a “long lunch”) to see a movie was on April 2, 1999. It was the Friday of opening weekend, and the entire department decided to see […]

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Why Automate?

By Dan Jeppson — Why Automate? It seems like such a silly question these days… Technology is good. Automation = ROI. Why WOULDN’T an organization want to automate everything they possibly could? Some pretty common issues that muddy the waters for most companies: Cost – There’s always a limit to what we can spend Momentum […]

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How to Choose the Best ERP

By Dan Jeppson Your current system is lacking–a change is needed.  What now? Life isn’t perfect.  Hardware isn’t perfect.  Software isn’t perfect.  Budgets are always under pressure.  It’s difficult to agree on priorities internally.  Salespeople have self-serving agendas. With all this confusion and pressure, how is it possible to select the right software, the right […]

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Mobility in ERPs

By Dan Jeppson Why in the world would you want to access your ERP system on your phone? While this might seem like a relevant question, consider instead asking this question: Why WOULDN’T you want access to your ERP system from your phone? With today’s modern human-interface technologies, the ability to drill down on your […]

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