Digital Transformation

Manufacturers face an increasingly competitive business environment. They are motivated to enhance productivity, run more efficient supply chains, deliver higher quality products, delight customers, drive sustainability and improve profitability. Digital transformation has emerged as a key initiative to help manufacturers succeed in challenging times. With a daunting set of advanced technology options and alternatives, how does a manufacturer effectively prioritize, select and adopt these technologies to meet their goals?

Research, Educate & Evaluate

Innovate & Collaborate

Productize & Integrate

QAD collaborates with customers in a virtual lab environment to constantly innovate, prioritize and incorporate advanced capabilities into our products. Platform-based technology interfaces extend the benefits beyond the core ERP to customer extensions and new applications. QAD customers are therefore well-positioned to adopt incremental technologies and adapt to dynamic technology changes.

Adoption of advanced technologies is imperative to sustain business competitiveness.


Advanced Technologies

The Future of Manufacturing is Here

QAD tracks the diverse array of technology advancement and selects advanced technologies based on their potential positive impact on manufacturing use cases:

QAD Labs is a virtual collaboration hub that allows QAD and our customers to experiment with advanced technologies to address manufacturing challenges. Collaborating in the QAD Labs allows both parties - QAD and the customer - to experiment with new and emerging technologies and enable their rapid evaluation and potential application in a pilot program format. No matter the technology, QAD has the platform and resources for advancing our customers' capabilities.


Competition Drives Change;
Technology Fuels It



DS Smith is energized by the use of high quality data to help drive informed decision making, optimize their processes and improve automation. With the QAD Enterprise Platform, purpose-built advanced technology is embedded to provide non-invasive adoption. Technology adoption across QAD’s manufacturing base reduces individual customer risks and costs. Advanced technologies added to QAD Adaptive ERP may be utilized by all applications via the QAD Enterprise Platform. Below are other ways QAD is embracing Advanced Technologies:

  • QAD Labs scenarios
  • Business model changes
  • Data lake integration
  • Shop floor / IoT

ERP and Your Journey to Industry 4.0

The rapid pace of change and modern business challenges require unprecedented flexibility fueled by agile technologies.

Advanced Technologies Have Put Manufacturing in Transition

Industry 4.0 has added a competitive edge to smart manufacturing as businesses reach for new performance levels through optimized processes and productivity increases.

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