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Plex Systems names Cumulus Consulting Partner of the Year

Cumulus Consulting named Partner of the Year at PowerPlex 2019. “Partners are an essential part of the Plex Systems ecosystem and deliver deep experience and value to our customers,” said Bill Berutti, CEO of Plex Systems. “These Impact Awards recognize the commitment our partners demonstrate to apply and extend the Plex Manufacturing Cloud to driver […]

Are These 5 Vulnerabilities Lurking In Your Organization?

#1 Over-Reliance on Internet Connectivity to Conduct Business Just because the internet works for you today doesn’t mean it always will. At some point, most businesses face at least a partial internet outage. Consider how an internet outage would affect your business and what safeguards can be put in place to work around such an outage? […]

Why Choose Cumulus IT Managed Services for Your Organization

The Benefits of  Choosing Cumulus Managed IT Services for Your Organization Cumulus Consulting, LLC offers Proactive Managed IT Services to help organizations effectively manage their IT infrastructure, improve transparency, control costs and reduce downtime by paying a fixed monthly price for setup, maintenance and remediation of issues. This relatively new Proactive approach is rapidly gaining popularity […]

Characteristics of successful IT professionals

Being technology consultants, we meet all kinds of technology professionals. We might venture to claim that we’ve seen it all, but then what fun would that be? We love meeting new people who share a passion for all things IT, and in our case manufacturing IT. Some of the people we’ve met are inspiring, but […]

Cumulus kicks off Community Partner program with Big Brothers Big Sisters

At Cumulus Consulting,  we believe in the power of one person, mentorship and positive associations. So, we have chosen to actively support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit in its important mission to provide children facing adversity with safe, strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Big […]

PMA West District Supplier Night 2018

Meet us in Grand Rapids for PMA West District Supplier Night 2018 Monday, September 24, 2018 from 4-8 PM The Precision Metalforming Association West Michigan District hosts an annual Suppliers Night, designed to conveniently bring together industry suppliers and manufacturers. This valuable opportunity brings together the metalforming community and industry suppliers to view and discuss new […]

6 Key Advantages to Using Managed Services

By giving IT staff more time to focus on innovation and reducing unexpected costs, managed services provide businesses the support and room they need to thrive. Organizations across every industry are discovering how today’s technologies help them achieve their objectives. While new technologies can present powerful opportunities for enterprises, they also introduce challenges. The pace […]

How to put together an effective change management plan for your ERP project

How to put together an effective change management plan for your ERP project Change is the one constant in this world. And who knows more about change than those people who help organizations with change on a daily basis. As with all change management challenges, solid planning with clear objectives forms the foundation, but getting […]

5 Key Considerations When Choosing Your ERP

5 KEY CONSIDERATIONS WHEN CHOOSING YOUR ERP If you have been tasked with researching an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for your organization, we know that you’ll have many questions: Should I choose a cloud or on-premise ERP? What are the benefits of a cloud vs. on-premise ERP? What factors do I need to consider to […]

25 Signs That You Need to Update Your ERP

25 Signs That You Need to Update Your ERP An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is critical to successful business operations, but only if it is performing optimally as a user-friendly, single source of truth for the entire organization. When your ERP doesn’t work the way it should, it can cause crippling problems across your […]

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