Empowering your Sales team
Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

Seeing the Big Picture: Analytics, Dashboards, and Business Intelligence Give Sales Managers a Cornucopia of Information 

Sales keeps the business running, but who keeps the sales team running? The role of a sales manager is by no means an easy one. Whether you moved from rep to management or saw this as the ideal opportunity to move up the ladder, you know that managing a sales team is stressful. Just because … Read more

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Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

Can the Risk of Ransomware be Eliminated with Cloud ERP?

There are many good reasons to switch your ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solutions to the cloud: cost, convenience, versatility, security, etc. But one especially good reason is the amount and types of risk that can be mitigated with Cloud ERP. What Risks are On-Premise Systems Vulnerable to? One of the major risks that organizations face … Read more

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Quote to Cash - Get Paid
Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

The Last Mile of Quote-to-Cash: Getting Paid

When you think of the concept of quote-to-cash, there are many steps that go into the process and many areas for improvement. From the initial configuration and pricing to the contract creation and negotiation to sending the invoice, everything needs to move forward quickly and accurately. Following our last blog on the quote-to-cash process discussing … Read more

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Shop Group of Workers
Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

Getting Answers: Asking the Right Questions about Fabrication ERP

For many fabrication businesses, back-office software is often just something that is “there.” It satisfies your basic business needs, offers finance professionals information, and may facilitate a few processes. However, much of these only meet your needs for so long before they become a hindrance. Whether your business has grown or your software has aged, … Read more

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Cloud ERP Fabrication
Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

Is the Fabrication Industry Ready for Cloud ERP?

Fabrication is a tough business. Commodities prices fluctuate rapidly, offshoring creates new competition, and new technologies present additional risk. It’s a perfect storm, and to weather it, you need to balance customer-centric business practices with demand for cost optimization, speed, and flexibility. Following our last blog discussing some of the things that fabrication companies including … Read more

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Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade from Quickbooks
Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

10 Reasons Why It May Be Time to Upgrade from QuickBooks

As your business grows, you may find your organization struggling with the limitations of software designed for smaller concerns. Everyone has to start somewhere, so it’s only natural that you will eventually outgrow the systems you had at the beginning. This is particularly true of accounting packages. QuickBooks, for example, is a fantastic resource for … Read more

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ERP Implementation Champion
Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

Why Every ERP Project Needs a Champion

Every business that sees the necessity of new ERP system software does so with the knowledge that ERP implementations can be challenging. Which leads to the question: is there someone who can do the big lifting, someone who can make the process a smooth and successful transition? We call that person the “champion,” and every … Read more

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Quickbooks
Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

Another Sign That You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks? Managing the Books and Cash Flow Isn’t As Easy As It Used to Be

A QuickBooks History Lesson It wasn’t too long ago that general ledgers and other financial data were kept by hand in notebooks or in rudimentary spreadsheets on the computer. Basic accounting software like QuickBooks soon followed (much to the pleasure of accounting departments everywhere), and it remains a great entry-level tool. But it hasn’t evolved … Read more

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ROI Analysis of ERP Replacement
Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

What’s Your ROI of a Modern ERP Cloud Solution?

Growing businesses know it’s imperative to upgrade to a modern ERP cloud solution from their legacy system. But such a significant investment of time and money should be researched thoroughly and probably will require evidence of the return on investment. Acumatica’s whitepaper “ROI Analysis of Replacement ERP” provides the tools for doing that. The paper discusses … Read more

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Upgrade
Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

6 Reasons to Switch to Office 365 Enterprise E3

1. Automatic Updates to Well-Known Apps First, your company will always be on the latest version and will not need to worry about upgrading to latest and greatest. Office 365 Enterprise E3 is straightforward to use; most you have been using these products throughout your professional careers. Only difference is your data will be in … Read more

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