The consulting firm Protiviti and North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management collected responses from 735 board members & finance executives about 30 risk issues that will likely have an impact on their companies in 2017.
The argument of integrated suites vs. stand-alone (best-of-breed) systems has been around for as long as there have been integrated enterprise solutions. And experts have never been able to reach a final consensus on this debate, and for a good reason. Each approach has its strengths and weaknesses.
One of the most prominent trends in ERP recently is the emergence of cloud-based solutions. There is so much talk about cloud ERP that sometimes it is hard to tell hype from the truth. Before you decide whether to choose a cloud or on-premises system, there are some common misconceptions that should be dispelled.
What do a job interview and a first date have in common? They both could be high-stress situations where people try to hide their true self. We constantly have to wonder how we know who he or she really is. Contrary to popular belief, most interviewers are not particularly good at assessing people via traditional job interviews. It turns out there is an old trick that can really be helpful in both situations: the “waiter rule”.
Topics: Talent Management
Mobility technology has enabled brick-and-mortar retailers to process transactions from anywhere in the store for more than a decade, leading many to predict the death of traditional POS.
In 2016, Profiles International SEA has been re-branded as TRG Talent with new targets in talent solutions segment of TRG International. This change even motivated us continuously research and explore to bring you many posts about various trending topics among HR people last year, from recruiting Millennials or salespersons to leadership development and even succession planning.
Topics: Talent Management
In June 2015, Donald Trump, then the Republican frontrunner, threatened to slap a 35% tariff on Ford’s cars and trucks made in Mexico if the automaker went ahead with plans to move its production of small cars from the US to Mexico. The feud between Mr. Trump and Ford was a highlight of his repeated pledges to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US. Mr. Trump also made it very clear that he opposes free trade agreements like TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) and will renegotiate NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement).
APS (advanced planning and scheduling) is an advanced manufacturing management system that allocates raw materials and production capacity optimally in order to balance demand and capacity constraints. It represents a revolution compared to traditional planning systems, most notably MRP (manufacturing resource planning), which is also the grandfather of ERP.
Most luxury consumers, regardless of age, enjoy shopping across channels – digital and physical. And 50% of luxury sales are from omnichannel shopping. These are among the key findings of a recent study by the consulting firm The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).