Pat Garrehy Talks ERP on DisrupTVPat Garrehy is well-known veteran of manufacturing and software development. Pat is also the Founder, President and CEO of Rootstock Software and he recently appeared on DisrupTV to share his experiences and insights into manufacturing ERP.

DisrupTV is a weekly Web series brought to you by Constellation Research and hosted by R “Ray” Wang and Vala Afshar (@rwang0 and @ValaAfshar on Twitter). R “Ray” Wang is the Principal Analyst, Founder and Chairman of Constellation Research, Inc., and is the author of the popular business strategy and technology blog A Software Insider’s Point of View and the best-selling book Disrupting Digital Business. Vala Afshar is the Chief Digital Evangelist at Salesforce and author of The Pursuit of Social Business Excellence. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and Inc. Magazine and his Slideshare presentations on Digital Strategy are approaching 1.5 million views. Ray and Vala have over 500,000 twitter followers between them.

On DisrupTV, Ray and Vala have lively conversations with A-list guests and discuss the latest enterprise technology news, hot startups and insight from thought leaders. The show airs live at 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET every Friday.

Pat Garrehy’s insights come from over 30 years of management, sales and technical experience in the ERP software sector. As always, Pat brought his unique blend of analytical focus and business savvy with him to DisrupTV for this interview.

The informative twenty minutes covered a range of topics, including the origins of Rootstock Software and the trends driving the company’s growth, why manufacturing companies are moving to cloud-based ERP and the obstacles they are finding on that journey and the future of manufacturing ERP. In one of the highlights of the interview, Pat describes how automation and the Internet of Things (IoT) are already changing manufacturing.

Watch the interview here: