What is ManufacturingCONNECT Accelerator?

Since manufacturing enterprise management software (ERP`) was first developed, a truth that “everyone knows” is that implementing new MRP / ERP software is a long, expensive and complicated process.Blog_02.13.19

Worth it? YES! Usually.

Easy? NO! Almost never…at least that’s how ERP implementations USED to be.

Technology has changed radically over the past decade. Costs are coming down. Complexity has been simplified. Modern cloud ERP systems have removed financial, technological and geographical barriers. There is less software and technology infrastructure to buy, build and maintain.

In the Fall of 2016, Microsoft launched Dynamics 365, a cloud-based subscription-based option for implementing ERP and CRM software across a global enterprise. ManufacturingCONNECT Accelerator takes Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (ERP) a step further, preconfiguring the settings for the needs of a discrete manufacturing company.

ManufacturingCONNECT Accelerator is not a “light” or scaled down version of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. Once the initial implementation is complete, you can easily customize or add any additional features you want. Think of ManufacturingCONNECT Accelerator as an industry package. All the typical configuration a discrete manufacturer needs is setup before you even get your hands on the software. We provide process guides to lead you through the implementation, and to help train your users.

Is ManufacturingCONNECT Accelerator right for you?

  • Do you plan to use Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations as your ERP system?
  • Are you a discrete manufacturer?
  • Are your manufacturing and ERP requirements relatively straight-forward?
  • Do you appreciate saving time and money?

If you answered YES to these 4 questions, you’re likely a good candidate. Contact us to schedule a demo or visit the resources listed below.

Author: Jay Rutledge, Director – Product Development

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