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Counting On Continuous Improvement

on Sep 21, 2017 12:13:00 PM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | Financial Management Trends CRM Trends ERP Trends
Why Continuous Improvement is more than a buzzword, and the role that SaaS Business Applications play in Innovation Success: No matter what industry your in, chances are you're seeing many more articles, presentations and speakers discussing the idea of Continuous Improvement. This Business Management and Operations concept is not just the latest buzzword - it a philosophy that dates back to the early 1950s. Defined in Wikipedia as “an ongoing effort to improve products, services, or processes,” Continuous Improvement really gets to the heart of what is required to thrive in today’s competitive business environment.
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9 Characteristics To Look For When Selecting An ERP Partner

on Dec 2, 2015 3:01:09 PM By | Jim Carey | 0 Comments | ERP Trends cloud erp Tips & Tricks
You have decided to implement a new ERP solution, and committed to implementing a platform that provides enough bandwidth to grow with your business. Now you have to select the right partner to implement the solution that exceeds your goals and expectations in a time frame that will accommodate your business needs. Here are a few items characteristics you will want to look for during your vetting process.
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NetSuite Is Upgrading – Want to Learn More?

on Mar 12, 2015 6:00:00 AM By | David Smooha | 0 Comments | CRM Trends ERP Trends NetSuite Tips & Tricks NetSuite cloud erp
This March, NetSuite customers’ accounts will be upgraded to version 2015.1. You can login to your release preview from the New Release portlet on your NetSuite home dashboard. If you don’t see this portlet by default, you can add the portlet to your dashboard by clicking “Personalize” on your home page.
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Should You Outsource Your IT Functions To A Cloud Provider?

on Jan 22, 2015 5:00:00 AM By | David Smooha | 0 Comments | CRM Trends ERP Trends cloud erp
While small companies and large organizations have different challenges, the scalability of cloud-based systems offers opportunities for both groups.
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Is Your Outdated CRM Costing You Money?

on Jan 15, 2015 5:00:00 AM By | David Smooha | 0 Comments | Inventory Management & Demand Planning CRM Trends ERP Trends cloud erp
When you’re managing inventory and distribution, you want to put your time and resources toward projects that directly add value, rather than dealing with the nuts and bolts of your distribution business software.
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5 Keys to a Successful ERP Implementation

on Oct 2, 2014 1:00:00 AM By | FullQuota Editor | 0 Comments | ERP Trends
As your organization grows, so does your need for more advanced systems. At some point in every organization’s growth, a change to a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is required. This can be a significant effort and investment for any business, and as a result, can have a major impact if the project is not successful. While the percentages change depending on who you talk to, it is commonly accepted that the failure rate of ERP implementation projects to be between 40% - 60% of all projects. A successful implementation is defined as one that is completed on time, on budget, and delivers the functionality expected. With failure rates like this it behooves anyone considering a system change to understand what supports a successful project. Here are five keys to a successful ERP Implementation:
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Are You Prepared for Your ERP Implementation?

on Sep 23, 2014 1:00:00 AM By | FullQuota Editor | 0 Comments | ERP Trends
Most firms, especially small and midsized companies, have a goal of growing their business. At some point in this growth you will need to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. An ERP implementation can be an overwhelming project for those firms that are not prepared for it. It is precisely these firms that are at risk of experiencing an unsuccessful project. If you want to be prepared, consider the following steps.
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Is a Lack of Integration Holding Your Business Back?

on Sep 9, 2014 1:00:00 AM By | FullQuota Editor | 0 Comments | ERP Trends
Does your business use an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution? If you’re reading this, then the answer is probably yes. Or, at least, you’re interested in purchasing one. What about a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software? You know, so you can manage leads, customers, opportunities, quotes etc.? How do you sell your product? Maybe through a catalog or retail outlet? Maybe through a web store? If a web store, on what platform is your e-commerce site built? I’m throwing a lot of questions at you but here is the really important one: If you’re using two or more software systems to run your business, how are they talking to each other? How are they integrated with one another so you’re tracking sales, receivables, and payables? A proper system integration ensures you’re not duplicating data and effort by maintaining uniquely identifiable customer records, inventory counts and order data which are the same in each system.
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