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Investment Management Firm goes Live on Oracle Fusion Financials

RJMC recently concluded a Project Management engagement to implement Oracle Fusion Financials for a large investment management firm and registered investment advisor headquartered in Los Angeles that manages over $75 Billion in assets.  The project was conducted after a thorough selection effort that included an evaluation of several leading enterprise financial solutions.  The company transitioned […]

RJMC To Conduct Systems Assessment For Automotive After-Market Parts Company

RJMC is pleased to announce that we have been selected to assist a large mid-market Automotive Aftermarket Parts company with a systems assessment project to review the  technology that supports its current retail, wholesale, mail-order, internet, manufacturing, and financial operations.  We are especially thrilled to be assisting this company because they reached out to us […]

Luxury Cruise Line Goes Live on SAGE X3

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants (RJMC) is pleased to announce that one of its clients recently went live on the SAGE X3 financials after validating the new business processes and the integrity of the system results after undergoing a full parallel process.  The project was completed within budget and on-time.  Congratulations to all involved. Learn more about how […]

Luxury Cruise Company Selects SAGE X3

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants (RJMC) is pleased to announce the selection of SAGE X3 as the new finance/accounting software solution for our client, a Luxury Cruise Line company located in Los Angeles. This project involved replacing an in-house developed, highly tailored, legacy solution.  RJMC conducted structured fact-finding meetings with key management and staff to […]

RJMC To Evaluate New Financial System For Luxury Cruise Liner

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants (RJMC) is pleased to announce a new finance/accounting software evaluation and selection project with one of the world’s most prestigious cruise liners. This project will involve conducting structured fact-finding meetings to clearly understand key business processes and system requirements resulting in the development of a Request for Proposal (RFP) document.  […]

RJMC To Assess Chocolate Maker’s ERP System

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants (RJMC) has begun a full ERP assessment project with a major chocolate supplier in the bay area to evaluate a potential Oracle EBS upgrade. This project will involve conducting structured fact-finding meetings to clearly understand key business processes and system requirements resulting in the systems assessment report to determine the […]

RJMC Manages Successful Microsoft Dyanmics NAV 2009 Implementation For Organic Rice Grower

RJMC is proud to announce the successful implementation of Microsoft Dynamics Navision ERP system for the second largest organic rice grower in the US.  RJMC was initially engaged to document business processes to help better understand system requirements for a new ERP system.  Over the next few months, RJMC helped evaluate 18 different solutions, ultimately […]

RJMC Announces 26th Anniversary

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants is very pleased to announce that we are embarking upon our 26th year in providing exceptional IT and Operations Management consulting services. Thank you for being a part of our past and future success!

RJMC To Assist Olive Producer with ERP Assessment

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants (RJMC) is pleased to announce a new engagement to assist the largest table olive producer in the U.S. with an assessment of their legacy enterprise systems.   This quick project will be the first step in determining whether to retain the existing system or to consider an evaluation of an alternative ERP […]

RJMC Assists Organic Grower to Select Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants (RJMC) has successfully completed an ERP evaluation and selection project for major family-owned and operated organic and eco-farmed rice company that resulted in the selection of Microsoft Dynamics NAV.  The process included the evaluation of more than 10 ERP solutions, each specializing in software for the Food and Beverage industry.  […]

Requirements In Just Two Weeks!

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants (RJMC) just concluded a project to assist a leading manufacturer of electronic devices and systems to develop a Request for Proposal document that they will use to evaluate and select a new enterprise system to replace their existing legacy system.  The work involved conducting a series of on-site fact-finding meetings that […]

ERP on-the-go

In a previous post, the advantages and challenges of ERP hosting on the Cloud were discussed. This post will swing to the other end of the ERP food chain, namely, users’ devices. Most of us own a smart phone or a tablet. This begs the question: How soon before a smart phone or tablet becomes […]

Cloudy, with a Chance of Saving

Until a few years ago whenever a company implemented new software systems it was assumed that efforts to acquire and support hardware and to install and support software would be major drains on time and resources. In the last five years, with the advent of data centers for hire and service based software, the possibilities […]

RJMC to plan and manage ERP system changes resulting from merger of two medical suppliers

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants (RJMC) has been engaged to manage the change and risk resulting from the merger of two medical suppliers with operations in the US and Europe. RJMC will guide the merged company during the development of a new technology platform that will leverage the strengths of two enterprise solutions. Call RJMC […]

RJMC assesses auto parts manufacturer ERP system to drive selection of future software solution

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants (RJMC) recently completed a detailed ERP system assessment for a leading auto parts manufactuer in Southern California to help them decide between upgrading their current Oracle E-Business Suite software or migrating to a completely different enterprise solution. Call RJMC today to find out how we can assist your company to […]

Demand Signals: Broadcast or Listen?

If you have looked at the pictorial representation of a modern supply chains, you will notice how, in their unavoidable complexity, supply chains are taking on the physical appearance of a neural network. The supply chains themselves are being judged on how they satisfy demand. How successfully demand signals are generated and propogated through the […]

Inventory Management – Own and Postpone

The two mantras of inventory are ‘less is better’ and ‘quicker out the door’. This post explores two areas of inventory management that have been attracting renewed attention due to the availability of more sophisticated software to implement them. Ownership Strategy We all know that most of the goods we consume are manufactured in another […]

Planning in a shrinking world

For those of us old enough to remember, a paper route was our first brush with supply chains. Right from checking the bicycle tires, to consulting our route lists, to picking up the stack from the depot manager, being prepared was the watchword. But, who among us does not recall a paper landing on a […]

A”crow”nyms

It is that time of the year when we indulge, some more than others. Food, drink, or maudlin movies.. . .

RJMC to assist major family-owned and operated organic and eco-farmed rice company in requirements analysis and documentation

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants is in the process of assisting a major family-owned and operated organic and eco-farmed rice and rice products company . . .

RJMC to assist major horticultural greenhouse producer in ERP evaluation and selection

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants has been selected to assist one of the top horticultural greenhouse producers in the United States . . .

WSJ: Where ERP Goes Wrong

RJMC agrees in large part with the findings of a recent article in the Wall Street Journal called “Diets That Don’t Work: Where Enterprise Resource Planning Goes Wrong”. . .

RJMC Introduces the One-Day ERP Workshop!

Over the past 24 years of conducting Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) evaluation and selection projects, RJMC has frequently been asked for the “templates” and other process documents that we use to support our successful ERP projects.

Well, you no longer have to wait to learn how to manage your ERP Evaluation, Selection, and Implementation project. We are now offering a “Live” on-site One-Day ERP Workshop that will teach your team to perform the steps necessary to ensure success when embarking upon this mission critical project. . .

Planning for Achievable ROI

Any software vendor can promise you a substantial Return on Investment for your ERP software purchase, but it takes planning, teamwork, and good old-fashioned project management to actually achieve the ROI you expect. . .

Infor is Worth a Second Look

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants recently spoke with representatives from Infor who focus on the software company’s solutions to address manufacturing and RJMC was impressed with what we heard. . .

RJMC Completes ERP Selection for Manufacturing and Distribution Client

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants has completed an ERP Evaluation and Selection project for a Southern California manufacturer and distributor that operates in the Do-It-Yourself and Home Building industries. . .

Shifting Functional Expertise for Enterprise Systems from IT to Business Users

Business users who who used to express frustration in having to work with their IT departments to enhance system functionality or to access their data are gaining control over their own destiny because they are becoming more involved in taking steps to satisfy their own system needs with less and less IT involvement. . .

Further ERP Consolidation on the Horizon?

Carl Icahn’s move to acquire a larger stake in ERP provider Lawson Software is likely to lead to further consolidation in the ERP market. . .

RJMC Begins Its 25th Year

Rubenstein / Justman Management Consultants is excited to begin our 25th year of exceeding our Clients’ expectations. . .

Selecting an ERP Solution – the “R” Stands for Relationships!

The most important “R” in selecting and implementing a new ERP Solution is “Relationships.” Your relationships with your internal team and your consultants must be strong for a successful outcome. . .

RJMC’s Seven Secrets of Successful System Selections

Seven of RJMC’s secrets for selecting the “right” system at the “right” price.

10 Points to Consider When Selecting the “Right” System Integrator for Your Implementation

Many years of experience in working with a broad scope of System Integrators has lead to the conclusion that some Integrators are better than others. This is probably not a surprise.

While none of the tips below are infallible, there are ways to lessen your chances of choosing a poor partner for implementation.

Here are 10 simple and effective guidelines to assist in selecting the “right” System Integrator for your project.