Author - Erin Schlee

Erin Schlee

Erin Schlee
Erin Schlee

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Erin Schlee is a Marketing Specialist at SYSPRO, USA. She joined SYSPRO in early 2011. Her responsibilities include social media management, and developing product-based messaging and collateral to highlight the value proposition of the SYSPRO product. Prior to joining SYSPRO, Erin was based at Tesla Motors, in the capacity of Regional Marketing Coordinator. Here she gained valuable experience in high-tech marketing, which prepared her for the ERP Industry. Outside of the SYSPRO community, Erin is a member of several organizations, including TechAmerica Orange County, the Technology Council of Southern California, and the British-American Business Council.

Blogs by Erin



Three Tips for ERP Implementation Success Three Tips for ERP Implementation Success Three Tips for ERP Implementation Success

Three Tips for ERP Implementation Success

Author: | Post Date: 28 Jul 2015

At the beginning of every year, I try to set both personal and professional goals for myself.  One of my 2015 goals was to run a long distance race and this past May, I completed my first half marathon where I happily finished within 30 seconds of my goal time.  While this was a wonderful accomplishment, I have to admit that prior to my [...]


A Common ERP Misconception: Installation vs. Implementation A Common ERP Misconception: Installation vs. Implementation A Common ERP Misconception: Installation vs. Implementation

A Common ERP Misconception: Installation vs. Implementation

Author: | Post Date: 01 Apr 2015

When purchasing a new ERP system, it is not only important to consider the software’s functionality and if it is a proper fit for your business, but to also take a close look at what the vendor’s implementation processes entail.  Often, we find potential customers asking us the inevitable question, “Why can’t you implement the software in under a week like your competitor offered? [...]


Three benefits of an ERP system Three benefits of an ERP system Three benefits of an ERP system

Three benefits of an ERP system

Author: | Post Date: 08 Jan 2015

To continue to be successful, businesses today consistently feel pressure to cut costs, outperform the competition and deliver high levels of customer satisfaction.  While some find this to be a daunting task, others harness the power of Enterprise Resource Planning systems and their ability to streamline daily business operations. Businesses experience a multitude of benefits after implementing an ERP system, and this blog post [...]


Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked – Myth #3: Selecting on functionality Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked – Myth #3: Selecting on functionality Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked – Myth #3: Selecting on functionality

Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked – Myth #3: Selecting on functionality

Author: | Post Date: 22 Jul 2014

We are told time and time again, we should not always be so quick to believe everything we hear, and this also holds true in the software industry – particularly ERP. In my first blog on de-bunking common ERP myths, I discussed the fallacy that ERP is too hard to learn. In my second blog I explained why there is no such thing as a [...]


Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked – Myth #2: ERP is one-size-fits-all Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked – Myth #2: ERP is one-size-fits-all Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked – Myth #2: ERP is one-size-fits-all

Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked – Myth #2: ERP is one-size-fits-all

Author: | Post Date: 14 Jul 2014

In my first blog on de-bunking common ERP myths, I discussed the myth that “ERP is too hard to learn”. In this next blog I discuss how (despite marketing attempts to the contrary) when it comes to Enterprise Resource Planning, one size DOES NOT fit all. Myth #2 – ERP is one-size-fits-all (more…)


Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked (Part 1 of 3) – Myth #1: ERP is too hard to learn Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked (Part 1 of 3) – Myth #1: ERP is too hard to learn Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked (Part 1 of 3) – Myth #1: ERP is too hard to learn

Three Common ERP Myths De-Bunked (Part 1 of 3) – Myth #1: ERP is too hard to learn

Author: | Post Date: 09 Jul 2014

As humans, we are often quick to believe speculation and establish opinion based on what often happens to be myth. As we are told time and time again, we should not always be so quick to believe everything we hear, and this also holds true in the software industry – particularly ERP. (more…)


Three tips to get the most from your ERP System Three tips to get the most from your ERP System Three tips to get the most from your ERP System

Three tips to get the most from your ERP System

Author: | Post Date: 20 May 2014

As an ERP professional, there are two questions that I am asked quite often by both prospective and current customers. I already addressed the first question, ‘How do I know my business needs ERP’, in an earlier blog and would like to focus on the second question, ‘How do I get the most out of my ERP system?’ Simply put, there are several ways [...]


Three signs your business needs an ERP system Three signs your business needs an ERP system Three signs your business needs an ERP system

Three signs your business needs an ERP system

Author: | Post Date: 13 Feb 2014

Last week, I ordered a birthday present online for a dear friend from my favorite chocolate store. The shop’s unique and quality products have quickly made them my go-to-store for gifts over the past few years. However, over the past six months or so, they’ve become quite popular and I’ve found that the once easy ordering process I used to experience with them has [...]


What is ERP and How Will it Help Your Business? What is ERP and How Will it Help Your Business? What is ERP and How Will it Help Your Business?

What is ERP and How Will it Help Your Business?

Author: | Post Date: 13 Feb 2014

Let’s face it, no matter what size manufacturer or distributor you are, every business needs a method of organization in order for it to be profitable and effective. But, even knowing this, many small- and medium-size businesses aren’t quite sure what they need or even where to start looking. Read more…


The on-the-go worker, access to real-time data and SYSPRO Espresso: The New 3 Musketeers! The on-the-go worker, access to real-time data and SYSPRO Espresso: The New 3 Musketeers! The on-the-go worker, access to real-time data and SYSPRO Espresso: The New 3 Musketeers!

The on-the-go worker, access to real-time data and SYSPRO Espresso: The New 3 Musketeers!

Author: | Post Date: 13 Feb 2014

I recently spent a few days on the road visiting customers across various US states. Preparing for this trip, I felt a little stressed about how I would still be able to manage SYSPRO USA’s Social Media Accounts even though I would be spending the majority of each day away from my laptop or any sort of office setting. Read more…



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