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Armanino Releases Free eBook with Comprehensive Solutions for High Growth Semiconductor Companies

SAN RAMON, Calif. (July 21, 2014) – Armanino LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California, announced today the release of its free eBook, Semiconductor Manufacturer’s IT Playbook: A guide to ERP, CRM and BI system infrastructure to support compliance, profitability and supply chain excellence.  The book is a one-stop crash course in how to maximize value and efficiency in semiconductor company business management.

Authored by Jeff Russell, Armanino’s High Tech and Life Sciences Manufacturing practice leader, Semiconductor Manufacturer’s IT Playbook also details the many issues facing high growth semiconductor companies and presents proven solutions, such as:

  • Understanding the value of ERP at different life stages
  • Finding the right fit: Fully Integrated ERP vs. Bolt-On Industry Solution
  • How to address the top 15 semiconductor challenges with ERP, CRM or BI
  • Guide to building a business case for adopting a new ERP
  • Considerations during an M&A transaction, for both buyers and sellers

“Semiconductor companies face a set of unique challenges with forecasting, inventory traceability and integration with vendor partners,” said Russell. “This eBook speaks to the issues facing its readers and can provide insight on how to go about deploying a value-added business systems solution that will optimize business processes, enable accurate and timely access to information, and bolster key decision-making through company operations.”

The High Tech Manufacturing practice at Armanino has implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM for nearly two-dozen engagements in the semiconductor industry alone, including Microsoft Convergence Customer Excellence Award winner Microsemi. The team offers a wide range of domain expertise in critical industry issues as diverse as supply chain management, regulated industries compliance, outsourced operations, and revenue management.

To download the Semiconductor Manufacturer’s IT Playbook eBook, please visit:

July 21, 2015

About ArmaninoLLP

Armanino LLP ( is one of the 25 largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. Armanino provides an integrated set of audit, tax, business management, consulting and technology solutions to companies in the U.S. and globally. The firm helps clients adapt and change in every stage of business, from startup through rapid growth to the sale of a company. Armanino emphasizes smart technology, leading a cloud revolution of financial, operational, sales and compliance tools that are transforming the way companies do business. The firm extends its global services to more than 100 countries through its membership in Moore Global, one of the world's major accounting and consulting membership organizations. In addition to its core consulting and accounting practices, Armanino operates its division, AMF Media Group (, a media and communications services agency. Its affiliate, Intersect Capital ( is an independent financial planning, wealth and lifestyle management firm.

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