QAD Announces O3 ERP Release

Posted on: November 16, 2023 | By: Meaghan Andrews | QAD Practice News

Earlier this fall, QAD announced that it is releasing a new ERP solution under the name O3 (oh-three). Their stated goal is to provide a solution that is “easier to implement, use, upgrade, on-board new employees, and administer.” This blog will cover information on the QAD announcement of the O3 ERP release as well as some of the new features.      What’s New and Different? One of the fundamental...


Functionality Not in QAD WebUI

Posted on: October 19, 2023 | By: Meaghan Andrews | QAD Practice News, QAD Business Process

Though QAD is actively adding functionality to the WebUI, it is important to note that there are still functions that are only available in the .NET UI. This blog highlights a number of these functions, though do not consider this to be an exhaustive list. Master Scheduling / Production Scheduling Workbenches Though some of the features of the workbenches, such as component availability checks, are available as Views in the...


Transitioning from QAD EE to AUX

Posted on: March 29, 2023 | By: Emily Aro | QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing

Transitioning from QAD Enterprise Edition (EE) to QAD Adaptive User Experience (AUX) can seem like a daunting task. However, it is a worthwhile investment in your business's future. In this blog, we will cover some insights and tips to make the transition from QAD EE to QAD Adaptive UX as smooth and successful as possible. QAD AUX Overview Firstly, it's essential to understand that QAD Adaptive UX is a cloud-based...


User Security in QAD AUX

Posted on: March 29, 2023 | By: Emily Aro | QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

In today's digital age, cybersecurity is a top priority for any organization. With QAD Adaptive UX, there is a secure and user-friendly solution to meet the needs of modern businesses. This blog will highlight the key features of user security in QAD AUX. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) One of the key features of QAD Adaptive UX is its multi-factor authentication (MFA) capability. This ensures that only authorized users can access the...


QAD EQMS for Purchasing

Posted on: March 6, 2023 | By: Emily Aro | QAD Practice News, QAD Distribution

What are the benefits of QAD EQMS for purchasing? In this blog, Part Four of the QAD EQMS series, we will cover what features in QAD EQMS benefit the Purchasing department of a company. If you are interested in an overview of EQMS or how it benefits the Engineering or Sales departments click here for Part one of the series. To learn about the benefits of QAD EQMS for Manufacturing,...


QAD Adaptive UX: Overview

Posted on: January 18, 2023 | By: Emily Aro | QAD Practice News, QAD Business Process

QAD offers the “newish” Adaptive UX, which is built on HTML and leverages mobile user interfaces for iOS and Android devices, that provides a rich user experience that also make onboarding and training much more efficient and intuitive than other interfaces. This blog discusses an overview of QAD Adaptive UX, including its benefits and select features. Benefits Users and administrators can personalize the UX based on specific roles and/or preferences...


Data Migration: Best Practices

Posted on: April 20, 2022 | By: David Kwo | QAD Practice News, Logan Consulting News, Acumatica, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Data conversion is an important part of any ERP upgrade project, and Logan's team has extensive experience in completing this crucial step. This blog details the best practices for a data migration. Make decisions about what history to bring forward Companies must make decisions about which data to transfer over to the new system. These decisions may include: How much history to bring Whether to bring all Customers/Supplier/Items or just those...


The Latest in QAD’s Production Orders Module

Posted on: March 16, 2022 | By: David Kwo | QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process

QAD's newest iteration of the production orders module combines the best of both worlds when it comes to production orders processing: discrete work orders and advanced repetitive processing.  The discrete work order process is a finite production run that may be seen in a job shop or make-to-order environment. The advanced repetitive functionality is applicable when you are producing the same items over and over. Whereas before QAD had supported...


Specific Features of the Latest QAD Production Orders Module

Posted on: March 7, 2022 | By: David Kwo | QAD Business Process, QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing

Since 2017, QAD has taken the Advanced Repetitive and the discrete Work Order modules and merged them together into one streamlined model, called Production Orders. The Production Orders module provides a single set of programs for setup and transaction processing. All of the features of the older modules exist within the new module but the single transaction set makes user training and adoption much easier. Additionally, you can still run...


Effectively Selecting New Software Systems

Posted on: November 22, 2021 | By: David Kwo | Acumatica, ERP Selection, QAD Practice News, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Is your business considering the acquisition of new software to resolve business concerns, enhance company offerings, or boost your position in the marketplace?  Far too often we find businesses making these decisions without fully understanding the requirements for the new solution, and without a methodology to select the best possible software for your specific organization. A robust process for the selection of new software systems is a must for any...