LinkedIn features more than 260 million monthly active users and remains one of the best places to share content on the web. More than 60 million of those users are senior level influencers and 40 million are in decision-making positions. If you are a business person who works in the manufacturing, distribution, financial management or ERP operations market, or you’re just looking for additional insights into what experts in the space are talking about, LinkedIn Discussion Groups are a great place to start. As a result, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 forums to join to discover new insights, best practices and learn which software tools the experts are using in their daily operations.
This group is dedicated to provide a networking platform for all ERP professionals. As one of the premier communities for expert professionals and organizations researching the ERP space, the forum is filled with business leaders who leverage data to gain valuable insights – SAP, Peoplesoft, Oracle, JDE, MS Dynamics, IFS, Infor, etc. ERP Community is a platform to help its members to share useful information and resources and even refer jobs/ projects.
This group provides professionals insights involving design, supply and utilization of Lean Manufacturing, Flexible Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Industry 4.0 solutions. Group members join to discuss industry news, their own personal opinions, the latest and greatest in manufacturing and ERP tools, and the best events and conferences to attend.
World Class Supply Chain Management is an independent group not affiliated with any specific company, Industry, organization or agency. WCSCM seeks to bring together the best minds in business and industry to freely share knowledge, experiences and insights so that members across the globe can benefit. Topic include (but are not limited to) SCM Technology – ERP/MRP, Big Data, Project Procurement, Project Management, Inventory Management and more.
Many senior IT decision makers (such as CIO’s) have found that keeping up to date with the pace of innovation in enterprise technologies (ERP software, storage, analytics, Internet of Things IoT etc) is becoming increasingly challenging. This group is focused specifically on peer-to-peer sharing of relevant tools, templates, apps, experience and feedback related to those enterprise innovations.
With almost 30,000 members, this group is for those involved in the ERP Project Management (Microsoft Dynamics, SAP, Oracle, etc) who want to share experiences and best practices. Just another one of the top-tier groups for enterprise professionals looking to share ideas with one another.
This group is a place to help Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Distributors to find and get to know each other. It is an interactive, international group designed for networking and helping the fellow member in finding answers to real world questions and issues that we all face. This group is a place where people post genuine questions for help and get answers.
The purpose of this group of networkers is to create of community of people with strong Supply Chain Management Profile (SCM). If you have implemented, managed the operations of the supply chain on projects, using various softwares, ERPs and want to exchange information…you’ve selected the right group!
Although its on the smaller side with only 8,000 members, this group was created for those users who are member of Linkedin and are working on ERP Product Sales and Marketing. They can join and discuss in a forum for their queries, challenges and what they have achieved.
This is one of LinkedIn’s strong supply chain management groups. This group is for discussion of topics within the range of supply chain, ERP technology and logistics. SCM International group is focused on peer-to-peer sharing of relevant tools, apps, experience and feedback related to those enterprise innovations.
Another big group with over 35,000 members, MOM is a group for Manufacturing Operations Management professionals to expand their network of people and ideas. The group is looking for your input to meet its goals so please join us for the discussion, expert comments, learning and contribute your ideas and insights.
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