This IDC Perspective discusses the QAD Explore 2019 customer conference. The IDC Manufacturing Insights team attended this event, and this document highlights important announcements, strategies, and customer conversations that occurred.
"ERP is evolving as the manufacturing industry evolves. The incorporation of modern tools like mobility, IoT, advanced analytics, AI, and machine learning will transform how manufacturers operate. The announcements that QAD made at Explore 2019 line up with the technology investments that the industry is making. QAD has a great opportunity to extend the value it is providing to its manufacturing customer base and allow these companies to adapt as their business does." — Reid Paquin, research director, IT Priorities and Strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights