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Tech.co and Cre8tive Technology: 5 Strategies for Implementing New Software

  • 24 September 2015
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Tags: Epicor ERP ERP Software Implementation Implementing ERP Software Strategies

We are thrilled to announce one of our articles has been published on tech.co. The article discusses 5 strategies for implementing new software. Integrating cutting-edge software can help your company run more smoothly and efficiently, but switching can be difficult. You must put in the prep time, Rome wasn't built in a day! ( or should I say implemented!) Being realistic is something else to keep in mind. There will be some hiccups along the way, no matter how good…

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Business.com: When do Businesses Need Custom Software

  • 15 September 2015
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Tags: business.com Cre8tive Technology Custom Software Solutions Customization Epicor ERP

Business.com recently published one of our articles about customized software. Software is vital to performing daily tasks within a business. A vast majority of businesses use off-the-shelf software and some need further tools for the best business performance possible. This article helps businesses address whether or not their company should go with customized software. There are many factors in this decision including, size of the company, who uses the software, and budget.  The article also discusses the difference between customized…

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Purchase Order Validations: Epicor 10 ERP Custom Software Solution

  • 1 July 2015
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Tags: Custom validations Custom warning Epicor 10 customization Epicor Purchase Order Entry Epicor UI Customization

Within standard Epicor Software there are many built-in validations throughout all of the screens, including entry, maintenance, and even screens that trigger processes. Most of these validations serve the purpose of protecting the integrity of the data that goes into Epicor tables, preventing mismatches between the type of data expected and what the user (or automated processes such as DMT) enters. These are a few examples of these built in validations:   Epicor Sales Order Entry – Entering an invalid…

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Streamline Software Implementations with Tailored Industry Deployment Models Part 4 of 4 from an Epicor White Paper

  • 6 April 2015
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Tags: Epicor ERP ERP industry deployment models

Prepopulated Databases Another way to accelerate an implementation is to incorporate prepopulated master tables into the ERP solution. Commonly used areas such as Freight Carriers, ISO Country Codes, Harmonized Shipping Codes, Currency Codes, etc. can be already populated and will eliminate the need to enter this information into empty tables during the implementation process. This time-saving technique also frees up resources to do more important tasks during the implementation project. Additional simplified input and informational screens can also be preloaded…

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Labor Entry Custom Labor Hour Calculation: Epicor 10 ERP Custom Software Solution

  • 17 February 2015
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Tags: Employee Groups Epicor Custom logic Epicor Labor Hours Epicor Time and Expense Entry Epicor Time Detail Epicor UI Customization

Expenses and Time reporting can be submitted for approval by employees in standard Epicor Software using the ‘Time and Expense Entry’ form, this is a form where most of the employees of many different types of business will use frequently. Given the amount of time spent on this screen and the frequency with which it is used, it is common for customizations to be requested and developed. An example of such custom software solution is one where the user can…

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Understanding ERP Deployment Choices part 4 of 4 – From an Epicor White Paper

  • 6 February 2015
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Tags: Enterprise Resource Planning Epicor ERP ERP deployment

Conclusion: The Advantages of Flexible Deployment By providing an ERP solution that is available as on-premise or cloud-based, and by enabling boundless integrations to extend to Epicor and other third-party solutions, Epicor ERP 10 helps empower organizations to leverage choice for agile response in today’s rapidly changing business environment. What this means for today’s businesses: The ability to deploy ERP on-premise, in the cloud, or in any combination Greater adaptability in fluid, dynamic, and always evolving value networks Faster deployment…

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PO Revisions: Epicor 10 ERP Custom Software Solution

  • 26 January 2015
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Tags: BPM Epicor Business Process Management Epicor Purchase Management Epicor Purchase Order Entry Epicor Report Customization Epicor UI Customization PO Entry User Interface

When creating and making changes to Purchase Orders using standard Epicor Software, the user can tell if a PO is new or has been changed by looking at the Print Options in the Summary tab or by actually printing a PO: Epicor Purchase Order Entry – Printing Options Epicor Purchase Order report – Change Order Text is shown When a Purchase Order is printed for the first time, it will not show the ‘Change Order’ text. After printing it once,…

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Automated Job Receipt to Job – Epicor ERP Custom Software Solution

  • 17 November 2014
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Tags: Epicor Automated process Epicor BPM Epicor Custom Software Solution Epicor Custom User Interface Epicor Customer Maintenance Epicor Job Entry Epicor Job Receipt to Job Epicor Tables Epicor UI Epicor User Defined Fields Service Connect

In the following customization example, the business handles two kinds of jobs to fulfill the demand for their sales orders: Semi-finished product jobs: used to partially create parts and capture cost. Finished product jobs: when an order/job is complete, job receipt to job transactions are created in standard Epicor Software (E9) to transfer WIP inventory from Semi-finished jobs to this. A custom software solution was developed by Cre8tive Technology & Design to automate the creation of job receipt to job…

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Product Group Restriction – Epicor ERP Custom Software Solution

  • 22 October 2014
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Tags: Epicor BPM Epicor Custom Software Solution Epicor Custom User Interface Epicor Customer Maintenance Epicor Sales Order Entry Epicor Tables Epicor UI Epicor User Defined Fields

There are a number of restrictions and configurations in standard Epicor Software (E9) which allow the Administrators and Managers to setup their company and modules. A User with enough access to modify the ‘Company Configuration’ can determine what the Default Plant and Warehouses will be, setup Localization rules, enable Tax Rates, allow or disallow Landed Cost defaults, and many other settings for each of the installed Epicor Modules. There might come a time where a business would like to specifically…

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Redemption Code – UI and BPM Customization: Epicor ERP Custom Software Solution

  • 26 September 2014
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Tags: Epicor AR Invoice Entry Epicor BPM Epicor Custom Software Solution Epicor Custom User Interface Epicor Customer Shipment Entry Epicor Tables Epicor Tracker Epicor UI Epicor User Defined Fields

In previous posts, we have seen how we can add custom fields to either Epicor tables (OrderHed / Part for example) or User Defined tables (UD01-UD100) and show them in different User Interfaces throughout the Epicor application. Depending on the users’ needs, different fields might be needed; perhaps a Part requires additional information, like Color Descriptions, or custom measurements. In the following example, a ‘Redemption Code’ field has been added to the ShipDtl table, and made visible in the Customer…


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