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10 Tips to Help Run Your Enterprise

September 4th 2012

Running an enterprise is not an easy task, but with a little help it is possible to smoo...

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Social CRM: Connecting to (and with) Your Customers

January 4th 2012

Each day, we find more and more examples of the importance of immediate accessibility to information. When getting someone’s business card, it’s a good idea to write their basic information and hopefully some personal information on the back of the card[...]

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How to Improve Overall Project Communication

November 26th 2011

Microsoft SharePoint has provided us with project communication efficiencies that were previously not achievable without it.

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5 Tips for Evaluating & Choosing the Best Software for your Business

August 4th 2011

As we speak with executives and managers at organizations that are challenged by growth or a changing business environment, we often find that they feel as if their business operations are out of control. They know there must be a better way to run their business and many believe that technology is the answer. (more...)...

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Secrets from an ERP Salesperson: “Listen to What the Sales Guy Says”

July 28th 2011

Does that headline make you cringe? Do your own experiences with salespeople, along with the clichéd stereotypes, make you wary and distrustful of them? In speaking with the salesperson about their products and your requirements, can you trust them? Or are they just saying what they need to say in order to move you along in the sales process? (more...)...

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How to Successfully Select a New ERP System

July 5th 2011

As professionals, we have a tendency to use terms like ‘ERP’ that we think everyone in our industry understands. But what about you, the prospective customer? Do you know, or even care, that ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning? You’re probably more interested in finding the right solution for your business needs and requirements. (more...)...

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How to Plan & Execute your Dynamics GP Implementation

May 17th 2011

By their very nature, ERP implementations can be a struggle. For organizations implementing Microsoft Dynamics GP, this is no different. Many companies second-guess themselves and ask, “Is our way the best way to implement GP?” or “How do we assure ourselves that the implementation will be successful?” (more...)...

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Mitigating the Risks of Data Migration with a New ERP Solution

April 19th 2011

If you are planning on moving to a new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution, one of the project tasks which can be a wild card for both costs and timeline is data migration. Here are 4 key things you can do to minimize your costs and risks associated with this important aspect of implementing your new ERP solution. (more...)...

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How to Find the Right Subscription Billing Solution

February 16th 2011

Many times I’ve worked with high technology (often “start-up”) companies that are looking for a way to successfully implement a Subscription Billing System (a.k.a. recurring billing). They are either seeking a new solution that does subscription billing, or they may already have an application which calculates the billing amounts but doesn’t provide the normal accounting functions. In either case, they cannot scale their business when burdened by manual processes and disconnected systems. (more...)...

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3 Keys to a Successful ERP Project

December 28th 2010

Es gibt viele Wege um beurteilen zu können ob ein ERP-Projekt ein Erfolg ist oder nicht...

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December 8th 2010

Selecting a new business management system is one of the most critical decisions a company can make. The investment of money, time and change in processes that come with a software implementation has a profound impact on any company, making it imperative that the right product and service provider are identified during the selection process. (more...)...

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November 30th 2010

Having a profitable medical laboratory depends on properly managing all aspects of inventory control. (more...)...

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Build a Win-Win Relationship with Your Solution Provider

November 18th 2010

When it comes to striking business deals that work, playing Texas Hold ‘Em isn’t always the best strategy. In fact, it can hurt you. (more...)...

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How to Mitigate the Risks of SaaS

September 1st 2010

Given the hubbub around Software as a Service (SaaS), you’re forgiven if your head is in the clouds. Also known as cloud computing, SaaS is the delivery of a business management solution online.Given the hubbub around Software as a Service (SaaS), you’re forgiven if your head is in the clouds. Also known as cloud computing, SaaS is the delivery of a business management solution online. (more...)...

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How to Choose an Accounting Partner

August 19th 2010

You’re ready to take the big step – implementing comprehensive accounting management software. Spreadsheets just aren’t cutting it anymore. You’re ready to take the big step – implementing comprehensive accounting management software. Spreadsheets just aren’t cutting it anymore. You’re ready to take the big step – implementing comprehensive accounting management software. Spreadsheets just aren’t cutting it anymore. (more...)...

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How to Identify Your Best Customers

July 30th 2010

It’s natural to assume your best customers are the ones you hear from the most and the ones who make the biggest orders. But when you take a moment to think about it, sometimes the customers who seem to be the best are in fact the ones who cost you the most. (more...)...

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How to Simplify Sales Tax Processes

July 15th 2010

Tracking sales tax can be a headache. Every element of your business is touched by sales t...

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How to Upgrade Your ERP System

June 15th 2010

A Careful Planning Process for your Upgrade Your ERP System should last your company 15-20 years with regular upgrades. Upgrades will keep your system running reliably and efficiently. Skimping on or ignoring upgrades altogether may save you money and disruption in the short run, but eventually, it will catch up with you.A Careful Planning Process for your Upgrade Your ERP System should last your company 15-20 years with regular upgrades. Upgrades will keep your system running reliably and efficiently. Skimping on or ignoring upgrades altogether may save you money and disruption in the short run, but eventually, it will catch up with you. (more...)...