“Dave is a unique resource for the manufacturing community, and not someone who fits neatly into conventional categories. He’s much more hands-on than an analyst, much stronger at marketing than a process consultant. and much more of a contributor than a writer. I would describe him as an entrepreneur who applies knowledge, creativity, and a core set of journalistic, editorial and analytical skills to provide solutions for clients and business partners.” — President at GOTOMARKET, Inc. formerly VP Marketing at AMR Research
“I’ve known Dave for many years. His work is thorough, insightful and complete. His knowledge of the industrial sector is extensive. He writes well and quickly. On top of that, he’s a genuinely nice guy. I would recommend him to anyone.” — Senior Director, Marketing Communications; Servigistics, Inc.
“Dave Turbide’s work with us here at Laitram Machinery has been extremely productive. In a matter of a few days we cleared up many issues that were plaguing us for several years with our MAPICS system. He is a true expert in manufacturing systems and isn’t stuck on the only-one-way-to-do-things philosophy.” — Project Manager; Laitram Machinery; Harahan, LA
“I have known Dave since the early 90′s. We have worked together on a number of projects. Dave is very knowledgeable, extremely articulate and very creative. Using these skills, he has the ability to take complex issues and communicate them effectively to any target audience. In addition, Dave has a significant following and credibility in the manufacturing industries.” — Founder and Managing Partner; Process ERP Partners formerly Senior VP; Marcam
“When my company chose to implement a new customer order processing system, we used Dave to explain how to effectively implement and utilize the new processes – and he was VERY good at working with all levels of users within the department. The project was a definite success! I have also used Dave’s books as references and guides over the years, and have found them to be concise, informative, and excellent reference guides.” — Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager; Link Computer Corporation
“I have worked with Dave on several projects dealing with education and consulting. His broad and deep knowledge of ERP systems and practical implementation techniques helped several customers gain immense benefits. His direct approach to bottom line results led to successful projects in every engagement in which I worked with Dave.” — Product Manager; MAPICS formerly VP; TriMin Systems
“I have known Dave for almost 20 years and we have worked on a number of projects together. Dave knows manufacturing and ERP and is exceptionally good at his craft – writing books, white papers, brochures and blogs. Dave has also handled technical topics – making seemingly complex topics understandable for the targeted business audience. Dave is very capable communicator and delivers quality work on-time.” — Sr. Director of Alliances at QAD, Inc.
“Dave has been a manufacturing consultant and author for years. I have know Dave for almost 25 years. His knowledge and experience in helping companies improve their business can be helpful to anyone looking for an outside view.” — VP ; Distribution and Manufacturing, Infor
“I’ve worked with Dave on various projects for over 25 years. I’ve always found his approach to projects to be creative and thoughtful. Dave’s integrity and ethics are of the highest level. I have always admired his writing skills and ability to clearly communicate complex ideas.” — President, Oakdene Group, Inc.
“My firm employed Dave as an ERP consultant to help select a vendor and also manage the selection process. I found him to be deeply knowledgeable about the products that were available and their fit to our business. More importantly, Dave was able to understand our business and identify important issues. He was easy to work with and able to relate at every level of our organization.” — Manager; Laitram L.L.C.
I’ve worked with Dave on implementations several times, and would recommend ANYTHING he publishes! — Midrange Account Manager; Link Computer Corporation
“Dave has a way of pushing past the jargon and complexity of ERP, supply chain, and other software technologies to articulate business approaches that nearly anyone can understand. The fact that he’s been involved in the industry and avidly writing and thinking about all of this for many years – with a focus on mid-market companies adoption – is a big bonus. If you need someone to write for or educate an audience that may have a mixed level of understanding, Dave can bring it down to the basics.” — Principal & Analyst; Industry Directions Inc.
“Even being APICS certified CPIM and 30 years experience does not give you all the necessary tools to deal with the subtleties and low-level program behavior of every MRP system. Dave’s books are invaluable vis-à-vis MAPICS-brand of MRP and the nuances it has. It’s been a life saver and easily worth a whole bunch more than $40! ” — Director of Purchasing, Planning & Logistics; Turbonetics, Inc.