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Pros
"The most valuable feature of this solution is the Infor GL tool that allows us to do our application support and development."

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"The vertical covers all aspects of functionality and integrates easily with the existing Office products.""Our data is much more manageable than before.""Microsoft products are very good in general. This product is flexible, easy to use, intuitive, and has good capabilities.""The solution is easy to use, flexible, and customizable.""The initial setup is pretty straightforward.""The customer support is good. The first level of support agent in every case was able to solve the problem very quickly.""I have found the flexibility to be very valuable. It's highly flexible, and at least for us, it has been effective. It is also highly functional."

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Cons
"The implementation could be simplified, it's complex."

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"We need to customize more often than we would like.""Customization and costs could be improved.""The solution is not best suited for larger-scale businesses.""The performance and virtual machine backup is not good with this solution and need improvements.""In Thailand, the support here could be better. The process to get an answer is too long.""It would be nice if the integration process was easier.""There is a lot of improvement needed in the top model, such as better integration with logistics, quality management, and data modeling for all revenue types.""Some of the control aspects such as auditing can definitely be improved. For example, auditing is not very easy, and the user permissions are complicated."

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"The first time we tried to buy the newest version, it was expensive.""I have some subscription-based customer and a few customers who have perpetual licenses that hosted the application on the cloud.""The price of the solution is reasonable.""The price of the solution is reasonable.""I think the pricing is the best; it's cost effective for sure."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Infor M3 is a solid ERP, I worked with it prior to the Lawson/Infor merger. Very strong in process manufacturing with a good history in Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, and other verticals. S3 is used… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature of this solution is the Infor GL tool that allows us to do our application support and development.
Top Answer: The implementation could be simplified, it's complex. A cheaper price for the same quality would be nice.
Top Answer: I have found the flexibility to be very valuable. It's highly flexible, and at least for us, it has been effective. It is also highly functional.
Top Answer: I think the pricing is the best; it's cost effective for sure.
Top Answer: Some of the control aspects such as auditing can definitely be improved. For example, auditing is not very easy, and the user permissions are complicated. Also, Materials Management is a bit limited… more »
Ranking
11th
out of 54 in ERP
Views
2,423
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Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
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Rating
8.0
9th
out of 54 in ERP
Views
2,452
Comparisons
2,031
Reviews
6
Average Words per Review
516
Rating
7.7
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Also Known As
Infor Lawson M3, Lawson M3
Dynamics NAV, MS Dynamics NAV
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Overview

Infor M3 offers ultimate flexibility in operations, technology, and scale. As a multi-site, multi-country, and multi-company solution, M3 empowers your organization to adapt to changing business needs. It provides flexibility in managing mixed-mode and complex environments, with the agility to make quick adjustments at any time. Written in Java, M3 also gives you platform independence and choice.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that provides small and midsize businesses greater control over their financials and can simplify their supply chain, manufacturing, and operations. It's quick to implement and easy to use, with the power to support your growth ambition.
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Sample Customers
Grosfillex, High Five Sportswear, L_derach, OTK Group, PHS Group, Propper International, Red Wing Shoe Company, Reynolds Catering Supplies, Saudi Diesel, Sheetz, Zeppelin, Zodiac Aerospace
Harris Farm Markets, Mister Spex GmbH, Bounce Foods, Eurofin Services SA, Medica Medizintechnik, Associated Gaskets, Onduline, Sitka Surfboard Corporation, World Animal Protection
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company27%
Manufacturing Company5%
Healthcare Company4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company22%
Media Company5%
Wholesaler/Distributor4%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business59%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise27%
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Infor M3 is ranked 11th in ERP with 1 review while Microsoft Dynamics NAV is ranked 9th in ERP with 7 reviews. Infor M3 is rated 8.0, while Microsoft Dynamics NAV is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Infor M3 writes "Helps to keep things in order, and they have good technical support that is responsive". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Dynamics NAV writes "Very well integrated but the area of customizations could be improved". Infor M3 is most compared with Infor LN, SAP ERP, SAP S4HANA, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Microsoft Dynamics AX, whereas Microsoft Dynamics NAV is most compared with SAP ERP, SAP Business One, SAP S4HANA, IFS Applications and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.

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