ATHENS, Ala., Jan. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Edgewater Fullscope, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Edgewater Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:EDGW) and Microsoft Gold Certified enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) partner, has sponsored a new video featuring Gartner that discusses the impact of data, social media, consumer demand, global supply chains and more on food manufacturers and other consumer product goods (CPG) companies. Other co-sponsors include Microsoft Corporation and Sunrise Technologies. The segment, "CPG Talk in 2013: Conversations CPG Companies Need to Have Now to Compete and Survive," features Gartner analyst Nigel Montgomery and provides new considerations for executives at consumer goods companies on technology strategies needed to stay competitive in a global economy, including growing or maintaining market share. "We are pleased to have the opportunity to sponsor this research and bring valuable insight to our food manufacturing customers," said Russell Smith, Fullscope senior vice president. "Food manufacturers continue to face industry challenges, including managing large amounts of data, handling product recalls and meeting the ever-changing requirements of consumer demand, and having the right business systems in place is critical for their success." "We have designed Microsoft Dynamics AX to offer a flexible and agile foundation that can be easily customized by our partners and customers," said Fred J. Studer, Microsoft general manager of Dynamics product marketing. "Edgewater Fullscope and Sunrise Technologies are examples of two companies in the CPG space that are taking advantage of Microsoft Dynamics AX and delivering solutions to address critical business needs for food, beverage, cosmetics, footwear and apparel manufacturers and distributors." To register to view the video, visit http://www.fullscope.com/video-form.htm . About Edgewater Fullscope Edgewater Fullscope is an award-winning Microsoft partner and one of the largest resellers of Microsoft Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services in the United States and Canada. Its customers include discrete, mixed mode and process manufacturers. As part of Edgewater, Fullscope also leverages the complete line of Microsoft products to provide implementation services for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Business Intelligence and SharePoint. For more information, visit www.fullscope.com . Product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owner.