The Rise of Mobile Access to Your ERP Data – Part 5 in a 7 Part Series

  • 18 December 2013
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In today’s environment, mobile solutions are seen as core drivers of organizations pushing to gain operational efficiencies over their competitors.  According to a recent report from Aberdeen Group, “enterprise mobile apps in 2013 are no longer ‘nice to have’—they’ve become essential enablers of organizational transformation, by increasing operational efficiency, accelerating time-to-decision, deepening customer engagement, and streamlining workflow processes.” (Source: Aberdeen Group, “Enterprise-Grade Mobile Apps: Powering Organizational Transformation,” by Andrew Borg, April 2013.)

Cre8tive Technology ( will be posting a weekly seven part series on The Rise of Mobile Access to Your ERP Data.

Part One              Introduction

Part Two              Who is a Mobile User?

Part Three          Types of Mobile Devices

Part Four            Why the Shift?

Part Five            Why Epicor?

Part Six               Benefits to the Company & End-User

Part Seven          Future of Mobile

Why Epicor?

Epicor has been in the mobile space for many years, with handhelds to help shippers and receivers accomplish their task in the warehouse and with purpose built devices using Windows mobile for field service jobs.  Today, we still provide this functionality and have enhanced it with the mobile applications that can be downloaded to standard smartphones and tablets. Now more than ever it is easier for the customer to implement their mobile strategy.  We take a very bottom-up approach to our mobile initiatives:

• Epicor identifies user types and workflows that make the most sense for mobilization

• Designs appropriate mobile solutions (a combination of device, application, and connectivity options)

• Integrates to Epicor® ERP systems using a proven mobility synchronization technology

• Provide options for purpose-built devices, handheld, smartphones, and tablets where appropriate

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Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail, and service industries. With more than 40 years of experience, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor solutions enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise, and passion for excellence, Epicor inspires customers to build lasting competitive advantage. Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional, and global businesses demand. For more information, visit