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Infor VISUAL

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Designed for order-driven manufacturers in various industries, including discrete manufacturing, aerospace/defense, automotive, and industrial equipment and machinery. ERP Express gives you information at a glance to make quick, confident decisions, helping you boost operational efficiency and introduce new products and services quickly.

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Infor VISUAL review by Jeffrey S.
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"Infor VISUAL -Part Maintenance and Purchasing modules"

What do you like best?

I like the ability to "QuickFilter" my search results in a chart format. It lets me see multiple items on a list for comparison.

What do you dislike?

The menus or toolbars that I need to use are less than intuitive. Why don't they use standard Windows icons for "Close" and "Save" for example. And keyboard shortcuts are non-standard. Instead of CTRL-C for copy and CTRL-V for paste, I need to use CTRL-INSERT and SHIFT-INSERT. That forces me as a user to often do it wrong, then figure it out, then do it over. Sometimes I can use TAB and sometime it does nothing.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I am glad for the User-Defined Fields. It seems like most of the data I need is in those fields. But I wonder why they are not standard fields. For example: Part Number and Engineering Change Level are UDF. I would recommend that a new company who is considering an ERP system have some experienced personnel from multiple fields review the software thoroughly before making a decision.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

My company uses Infor Visual Manufacturing for ERP. Like many large companies, our specialized users normally each only use a small portion of the software to do our various jobs. Hopefully someone is finding value in all this information, but at my level it is a bunch of data I am unsure of the benefit.

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Infor VISUAL review by User
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"infor visual review"

What do you like best?

Visual is used as an ERP and management platform that allows us to manage the flow of raw materials, piece, parts, and inventory throughout our work environment. The system is very good at what it does but it lacks in a graphical user interface. This makes most younger employees have a longer uptake time for processing.

What do you dislike?

I dislike the inability or seeming inability to customize the platform from anyone but a network admin. There are limited selection choices and most of the commands are text based with no hot keys or map for search parameters or shortcuts. it's up to the individual employees to figure out what these are and create there own documentation in an effort for training and practice. Because this is not a graphics based interface it is not intiuative and must be practiced over and over again.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Learn how to operate in a none text based environment. This is not a graphics friendly program. I cannot stress how much a different graphics user interface and ease of data entry and ability to change things would make life so much easy for this software. Though the structure is there to support it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Visual meets all of our current needs and is very good at managing the flow of materials into and out of the facility. It is so good at this that we are using it to aid us in the expansion of all our facilities.

What Discrete ERP solution do you use?

Thanks for letting us know!
Infor VISUAL review by Valerie D.
Valerie D.
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"Great software"

What do you like best?

Ability to have all records and data available for Payroll/HR in one system

What do you dislike?

Sometimes it can be a bit laggy or will take a very long time to load

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you want a system that provides great database of information of our employees than I would highly reccommend Infor Visual,

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Ability to have all of our records held in one spot.

Infor VISUAL review by Administrator in Information Technology and Services
Administrator in Information Technology and Services
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"Streamline your production with Visual"

What do you like best?

Visual is a stable platform with tons of available customization. It work great out of the box but really reaches its stride when you customize it to your business environment. The support is great and most problems/questions are resolved same day, usually within the same hour.

What do you dislike?

Visual does have a learning curve and some understanding of databases will help tremendously. The learning curve can be daunting for new users.

Recommendations to others considering the product

A solid product. Use the Infor website, especially the Knowledge Base. Most of the answers to my questions can be found there.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

All aspects of manufacturing are covered, Purchased orders, Customer Orders, Work Orders, Labor collection. Shop floor and resource planning and made simple and reporting is built in.

Visual has become the one-stop-shop for data collection and processing.

Infor VISUAL review by User in Machinery
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"Compentent ERP System for limited functionality"

What do you like best?

It is a functional system for basic ERP operations functions (inventory tracking, shipping/receiving, purchasing, MRP, etc). Infor in general has good support when issues arise.

What do you dislike?

Reporting in general is archaic. This is not a finance friendly reporting system. Without a few different types of 3rd party reporting software packages, it is extremely difficult to do any analytic work directly from Visual beyond reconciling GL to Subledger. Consolidating is also very difficult compared to tier 1 ERP systems.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Make sure before you adopt an ERP system that it meets the basic needs of all functions in your organization, and consider where your organization will be in 5-10 years before committing to a software package.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

ERP software for efficiency of operations. Automated tracking of inventory movement, job costing, job workflow.

Infor VISUAL review by Maria F.
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"Product is on the Right Track"

What do you like best?

VISUAL provides a good platform for all of our needs, by creating a one-stop-shop for our programs.

What do you dislike?

It can be a little glitchy, & causes errors which stops the systems. You cannot customize it at all. Which for as much as the system can do, it was a disappointment.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We used it to manage and keep track of Purchase Order's & financial data.

Infor VISUAL review by Administrator in Information Technology and Services
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"using for over 15 years as our ERP"

What do you like best?

It works. Infor support and knowledgebase are helpful. Most questions answered quickly.

What do you dislike?

can be a little slow to grasp process at first.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Work with a test environment at all times. Using ODBC connections you can easily access the data in Excel or MS Access. Gupta runtimes are archaic and probably the Achilles heal.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Visibility and tracking from design, to orders, returns, bill of materials, customer service. Visual handles a wide range of these processes and has good security features. The software is constantly evolving.

Infor VISUAL review by User in Oil & Energy
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"Not a modern day expierence"

What do you like best?

It is good as a manufacturing tracking capability tool.

What do you dislike?

It is very difficult to use as an end user. With today's multiple products that require a very little technical expertise to run/manage this is complicated and out of date. I think that it is challenged to keep up with future technology. I would strongly encourage them to leverage a different platform and follow a user friendly first approach. Allow the technology to be adaptable.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are looking for a forward thinking product I would not recommend this solution. Make sure that you take an end user first approach without that you will be hard pressed to get adoption.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We wanted to be able to track manufacturing capabilities and financial information. It links the two together well.

Infor VISUAL review by G2 Crowd User in Airlines/Aviation
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"Awesome Product"

What do you like best?

Very capable ERP. It can do things that larger ERP's like SAP can do at a fraction of the operating cost.

What do you dislike?

The Visual Quality module has many features however approval flow of records could use further enhancement.

Recommendations to others considering the product

N/A

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Powerful tool to ensure your program is on schedule and on budget.

Infor VISUAL review by G2 Crowd User in Computer Software
G2 Crowd User in Computer Software
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"this product is easy to use and shoud be simeple to process data"

What do you like best?

I like the reporting on the product best. The reports turn out great

What do you dislike?

I think the product needs to be a little more user frendly.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I as use the product as a casual user and see improvements daily.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I really have not seen the benefits yet. I have realized I need the product.

Infor VISUAL review by User in Machinery
User in Machinery
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"Material Buyer"

What do you like best?

Easy access to all fields pertinent to material purchase

What do you dislike?

No really good training tools available.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Reduction of raw material on hand. Quick reference to order screen.

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