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About Rootstock Software

Launched in 2008, Rootstock Software® is a proven provider of powerful and nimble Cloud ERP manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions that enable manufacturers and distributors to cut costs, improve processes, and increase revenue with minimal IT infrastructure investment. Rootstock Software provides the breadth and depth of solutions that today’s manufacturers and distributors need to efficiently operate and grow their businesses. The company offers the On Demand Cloud ERP solution for all sizes and types, whether they are small organizations with ten users or large operations with several sites and hundreds of users. Read More >>

"1st Light Energy was seeking a transformational, not traditional, solution to run our business and Rootstock emerged as the clear leader after an exhaustive evaluation of several leading on-premise and cloud-based vendors."

Justin Krum, Founder and President, 1st Light Energy

"We chose (Rootstock and FinancialForce.com) because together they had the tightest integration in the marketplace...and will enable our organization to sustain our flexibility and commitment to the customer."

Vadim Polikov, President and CEO of Astrum Solar

"Rootstock is the only vendor on the Force.com platform that can support our complex, project-oriented, engineer-to-order manufacturing environment today."

Frank Lowery, Director of IT, EBARA International
  • Accessibility in the Cloud

    Greetings! Last week I left you mulling over the idea of Cloud ERP for manufacturing and how it did have many benefits. I have had the opportunity of seeing different manufacturing companies switch to a Cloud based ERP system and the results have been absolutely wonderful. One of my favorite benefits is the amount of [...]

  • Top 8 ERP Implementation Mistakes & How to Avoid Them | Part 4

    Samuel Wood, Rootstock V.P. of Software Engineering Not looking at the Big Picture When you choose to select a new (or just choose to select your first) ERP system, it brings up a great opportunity for you to evaluate your own business processes and procedures. Perhaps the new system your implementing has a more efficient [...]

  • Should Cloud Community Participants Be Concerned with Their Ecosystem?

    Pat Garrehy, Rootstock President & CEO Software vendors that leverage the Public Cloud and feel that integration to other software is important to their success desire a community of cloud software vendors, all developing to the same standards. They want everybody’s software – including their own – to share the same “look and feel.” They [...]

  • Lean Manufacturing: Keep Moving Forward | The Process of Lean | Part 4

    The Process of Lean Lean principles are not something that can be implemented once and then considered completed, lean is an ongoing process that continuously looks forward and constantly evaluates each stage to find more improvements. There are three key stages in lean manufacturing: Identify Waste, Analyze the Waste, and Solve the Root Cause. Each [...]

  • Which ERP is Faster & Easier to Develop? Cloud or On-Premise?

    Pat Garrehy, Rootstock President & CEO There is a popular assumption that, with every technological paradigm shift, it is easier to develop software than in the previous era. One reason behind such thinking is that product designs can be built upon foundations from the past. There is some truth to this; a developer will learn [...]

  • Professor Rootstock’s Two Cents: The Cloud is not a Fad

    Greetings! After spending some time this week flying around the country and looking out on the extravagant sky, it seems fitting to share with you some thoughts on Manufacturing ERP systems in the cloud. (Just to be clear, cloud computing has nothing to do with actual clouds. Before you roll your eyes and grimace about [...]

  • Top 8 ERP Implementation Mistakes & How to Avoid Them | Part 3

    Samuel Wood, Rootstock V.P. of Software Engineering Lack of Leadership and Team Engagement It is important for there to be strong leadership from the beginning as well as clear communication. Implementing a new ERP system is a huge endeavor, one that brings about massive change to every employee. Naturally, there will be some resistance to [...]

  • Lean Manufacturing: Keep Moving Forward | Understanding Waste | Part 3

    Understanding Waste Because the elimination of waste is the goal of lean it is necessary to define what waste is. Waste is any activity that consumes time, resources, or space but does not add value to the product or service. There are 8 main categories of waste used in lean thinking, easily remembered by the [...]

  • Introducing Professor Rootstock

    With over 600 years of manufacturing experience, Professor Rootstock has a wealth of knowledge to share with manufacturing and distribution companies today. Having worked in a variety of different industries and being well acquainted with the Father of ERP, Lee Wylie, Professor Rootstock is fully equipped to assist and mentor today’s leaders. Professor Rootstock has [...]

  • Top 8 ERP Implementation Mistakes & How to Avoid Them | Part 2

    Samuel Wood, Rootstock V.P. of Software Engineering Not taking advantage of all program features ERP systems are now more robust, complex, and helpful than ever, with feature lists that continue to grow and expand. A big mistake many companies make is not utilizing their selected ERP system to its fullest potential. Ensure that you and [...]