May 24, 2022

Wrapped Up at Rooted·In

Rooted·In was amazing! There’s just no other word to describe Rootstock’s first-ever customer conference, which we recently held in Austin, Texas at Hotel Van Zandt. It was a great opportunity to get together with our customers, learn and share best practices, and really focus our conversations on the Manufacturing and ERP space. During the three-day […]

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May 10, 2022

The Importance of ERP in Supply Chain Management

When you think about your supply chain, what do you imagine? Are you thinking about procurement and manufacturing, or do you imagine warehousing and logistics? Are you thinking about how ERP can support your supply chain management strategy? More likely than not, you’re thinking about all of these and how they can support your production […]

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March 30, 2022

7 Critical Best Practices for Medical Device Inventory Management

Even as the economy continues to boom, medical device manufacturers face unending challenges from supply chain issues, rising materials and energy costs, and workforce constraints. Those forces are mostly out of your control. But internally, where you do have control, there are ways to increase your operational and market competitiveness. For manufacturers in this industry, […]

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March 9, 2022

Be Blown Away by Our Big Book of Customer Quotes

You’ve undoubtedly read the effusive statements by various ERP vendors on how customers love their products and customer success is a top priority. You’ve also probably raised a skeptical eyebrow immediately thereafter. We take a different tack here at Rootstock. For our customers, we put great effort into customer enablement as one of our key […]

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February 28, 2022

Ensuring Success with Rootstock Customer Enablement

Everyone at Rootstock is responsible for customer success. We may not all work directly with customers, but each role empowers other members of our team to focus on making customers successful. Of course, while Professional Services and other teams interface with the customer along their journey, customer success is the primary role of our customer […]

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February 22, 2022

Understanding Key Features & Benefits of Discrete Manufacturing ERP

What You Need to Know About Discrete Manufacturing ERP If the global pandemic has taught manufacturers anything it is that the need to scale and respond quickly with access to real-time, big data is most critical. Cloud-based discrete manufacturing systems are doing just that. So much so, that the discrete manufacturing ERP market is expected […]

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February 15, 2022

Announcing Rooted·In, Our Inaugural Customer Conference

We couldn’t be more thrilled to tell you about Rooted·In, Rootstock’s first-ever customer conference! It’s happening May 2-4 in Austin; Texas and we hope to see you there. This year is already off to an amazing start. Economic indicators continue to point up, supply chains – while still tight – are starting to flow more […]

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February 10, 2022

Future-Proof Your Manufacturing Operating System on a Unified Platform

Rootstock was recently a sponsor of an IndustryWeek webinar entitled “Future-Proof Your Manufacturing” that featured four Salesforce customers who are also using additional enterprise solutions from Salesforce’s AppExchange. The guests were seasoned professionals and shared many of their experiences and their enthusiasm for the Platform. But one of the biggest takeaways is how they were […]

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February 2, 2022

5 Factors Affecting Production Management & Best Practices

For COOs, VPs of Operations, VPs of Production, VPs of Manufacturing and Plant Managers There are many internal factors affecting production management that can cause negative impact on teams and product output. Know these 5 factors that could be affecting your production strategy, including best practices to prevent risks and protect the bottom line. 5 […]

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January 27, 2022

Manufacturing News Roundup for January 2022 – Predictions Edition

Welcome to Rootstock Software’s first Manufacturing News Roundup of 2022. This is the time of year when manufacturing industry analysts make their predictions for the coming year, so our News Roundup for this month’s focuses on those predictions, as well as a few other stories of interest. U.S. Manufacturing Production Near Three-Year High in November […]

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January 19, 2022

ERP Business Case: How Fike Corporation Transformed Their Business Strategy

Today there is a dizzying variety of solutions available for running your manufacturing business, from product lifecycle management (PLM) and customer relationship management (CRM) to enterprise resource planning (ERP) and beyond. For most companies, choosing these systems happens at most every 10-20 years, so selecting one to suit your business at any given time in […]

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January 14, 2022

In 2022, Manufacturers Move Beyond Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets have been a transformational tool for organizations of all types since the row/column technology was introduced way back in 1979. But since then, and even with massive advancements in capabilities and computing power, spreadsheets continue to rely on human input and manual processes. Unfortunately, this invites human error, misplaced formulas, undue file complexity, near-impossible […]

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