Manufacturing Software Online Demos
As part of the company's growth by acquisition strategy, Microsoft has become a ERP software market share leader within the SMB (small and midsize business) industry. Microsoft acquired Great Plains Software in 2000 shortly after Great Plains acquired Solomon Software. Microsoft then acquired Navision software shortly after Navision acquired Axapta. This roll-up strategy has left Microsoft with four separate SMB enterprise resource planning software solutions which share little synergy, however, are each mature and reputable solutions which continue largely separate channel resources, support programs and product evolution.
- Microsoft Manufacturing Part I (5 minutes)
This is the first of a two part online manufacturing software presentation which highlights Microsoft's Great Plains manufacting and engineering software solution. This is a flash presentation which displays key software screens and reviews functionality which includes inventory item configuration, bill of materials explosions, sales order to manufacturing order integration, MRP capabilties and MRP integration to purchase order processing, vendor management, job costing and select inventory management features such as available to promise visibility.
- Microsoft Manufacturing Part II (5 minutes)
This is the second of the two part Microsoft Great Plains manufacturing software solution. This overview presentation speaks to key manufacturing issues including inventory management, integration with bill of materials (BOM), revision management, engineering change management (ECM) and process issues such as stockouts, phantom stock, just in time inventory replenishment, routing, product planning and work order management.
Manufacturing Software Demos