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Proof of Concept when Purchasing Software

I hope it hasn’t happened to you or your company. You are searching for software that solves a particular problem in your organization. You’ve seen a demo of the software, you’ve asked all the right questions, you’ve vetted your supplier, you’ve been promised the solution will work for you. You’ve purchased only to find out […]

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MRP or DDMRP?

For the last 50 years, MRP has been the default planning tool for QAD. Now, Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP) is on the scene. What is it? How does it differ from MRP? And how can it help you get better control of your processes? Don Lindsey compares MRP & DDMRP in this presentation given […]

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Maybe You Don’t Need that New ERP System Yet

This video from Eric Kimberling discusses the risks involved in migrating to a new ERP system or moving to the cloud version of your existing ERP system. He makes some great points that are important to consider.     Cloud-based ERP can cost customers more in the long run than on-premise deployment. There is a […]

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Manufacturing Day is October 4, 2019

Over the next ten years, the U. S. manufacturing industry will need to add 4.6 million manufacturing jobs, according to a study by The Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte. The study also predicts that 2.4 million of those jobs may go unfilled. Today, manufacturers are struggling to fill 500,000 jobs that remain vacant in the U.S. […]

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#MWUG Fall 2019

    It’s that time of the year again! Time for the Fall 2019 Midwest User Group meeting. This year the meeting is held September 22-24 at the brand new Renaissance Westerville-Polaris Hotel in Columbus, OH! We’ll be there at our booth for the two days and our own Don Lindsey will present a session DDMRP: Controlling Your Supply […]

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EDU 32: Learn More to Achieve More!

If you haven’t checked out our education portal, EDU 32, you’re in for a treat. Our portal contains learning videos and articles about various aspects of using QAD in everyday applications and will help you integrate and implement significant process improvements into your data management and your supply chain process. 32 Soft’s team of highly […]

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32 Soft Loves #MWUG

One place all of us at 32 Soft love to visit is the Midwest User Group conferences in the Spring and Fall, which we’ve been attending for more than a decade! We like to talk to the attendees about what’s new in their business and in ours. We like learning more by attending presentations. And, […]

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32 Soft Presents at the #MWUG Spring 2019

If you didn’t get the opportunity to attend the Spring MWUG user group conference, you can watch our presentations from the conference here. Shop Floor Control: Where is That Work Order? Don Lindsey covers several aspects of Work Orders and Shop Floor Control from WO creation to release, from component issue and Back Flush to […]

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You Can Win! in our 50th Webinar Celebration

Wow! Can you believe we’ll host our 50th Webinar in September 2018?   Since November 2013, 32 Soft has been hosting engaging webinars about how to improve your QAD data management! Throughout these 5 years of webinars, we’ve enjoyed being able to connect with you regularly to learn about your challenges, share with you our expertise and demonstrate […]

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How Much Does a Data Breach Cost?

In a recent survey, 74% of manufacturing companies have identified cybersecurity as their #1 focus. Given the cost of the average data breach incident, its no wonder. The chart below, courtesy of StatistaCharts, reflects the average monetary cost by country You will find more infographics at Statista

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