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Lauren

2023 Tax Filing Updates: Embracing New Protocols and Automation Tools

As we approach the end of the year, it’s crucial to gear up for your 2023 tax filings. With significant changes in submission practices for W-2 and 1099 forms, staying informed and prepared is key. This year, the IRS has mandated that employers with ten or more forms, including W-2s and 1099s, must file electronically. … Read more

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Lauren

Streamline Your Tax Filing with Avalara’s Innovative Solutions 

In today’s fast-paced business world, managing tax forms like 1099s, W-9s, W-2s, and 1095s can be a challenging task. However, with Avalara’s innovative tax automation solutions, this daunting process becomes a breeze, offering a seamless and efficient way to handle your tax filing needs.  Paperless Process: Embracing the Digital Age Avalara revolutionizes the way we … Read more

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Stephanie

2024: A Pivotal Year for Finance and Compliance – Insights from FUSE Avalara

Navigating 2024: My Avalara Conference Takeaways This past week, I had the pleasure of attending FUSE, Avalara’s first-ever partner conference. It was three days of discussing the future of finance and tax compliance and honing into what 2024 holds for us in terms of tax management and sales tax compliance. I’m excited to share insights … Read more

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Winston

How To Find the Best Distribution ERP Software

How To Find the Best Distribution ERP Software If you got a nickel every time you heard the phrases “supply chain issues,” “supply chain snafus,” or some variation thereof over the last three years … well, you probably wouldn’t be reading this post; you’d have quit running a distribution company and retired to a private … Read more

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Ben

Elevating Your Cloud Experience: Why Microsoft Azure Surpasses Expectations

In the rapidly evolving technological landscape, choosing the right cloud provider can profoundly influence your business trajectory. One cloud platform that has consistently outperformed its counterparts is Microsoft Azure for businesses. In this post, we’ll delve into the compelling reasons why Azure, a service built on decades of Microsoft’s steadfast innovation, is the best choice … Read more

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Stephanie

How to Find the Best Construction ERP Software

How To Find the Best Construction ERP Software A successful construction project requires many tools, but one of the most important of these possesses is neither bit nor blade. The right ERP system can mean the difference between a project that runs smoothly, without wasting materials or staff hours, and one that comes in past … Read more

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Jim

ERP Software Integration Minus the Headaches: Your Guide

ERP Software Integration Minus the Headaches: Your Guide Business is booming beyond your wildest dreams. You’ve added team members, doubled your sales, you’re even thinking about expanding your enterprise. It’s all upside. Almost. The only downside to the rapid growth of your business is that the shiny, new ERP system you implemented a couple of … Read more

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Julie

6 Reasons Why Business Central is Unique

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are essential to the functioning of modern businesses. They help organizations manage their core business processes such as finance, sales, inventory, and production. Among the popular ERP solutions in the market is Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Here’s what makes Business Central unique and why it is an excellent choice … Read more

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Stephanie

How to Find the Best Manufacturing ERP Software

Many manufacturing ERP software systems are as embedded within organizations as the production equipment that powers them. Just like machinery that doesn’t evolve with the times, an ERP system can become outdated and painfully inefficient. And just as outdated equipment can slow down your whole production line, an outdated ERP system can keep your entire … Read more

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Winston

3 ERP Customization Examples to Inspire You

When it comes to enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, a solution such as Acumatica will help streamline processes, eliminate data silos that can be detrimental to your operations, and make life easier for employees throughout your company – straight out of the box.  But if an ERP can do all of that without a single … Read more

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Bryan

Key Steps for Successful Cloud ERP Implementation

ERP systems have been helping businesses streamline their operations for decades. Cloud-based ERP systems have now become more popular due to their flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness. However, cloud ERP implementation can be a daunting task that requires careful planning, execution, and management to ensure success. Successful cloud-based ERP implementation is a matter of taking the … Read more

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Mike

Maximize Value in the ERP System Development Process

Maximize Value in the ERP System Development Process Everyone loves a good value. It can be so satisfying to get two avocados for the price of one or to take your child to the museum for free with the purchase of an adult admission. But arguably even more gratifying is garnering an above-and-beyond return on … Read more

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Jason

Choosing Between ERP Systems Guide | Crestwood Associates

How to Choose Between Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Your spreadsheets are in shambles. Your documents are in disarray. Your accounting is atrocious. Your customer service is crumbling.  It’s definitely time for an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Now the question is, with so many types of enterprise resource planning systems to choose from, which one?  … Read more

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Stephanie

What is an ERP system? [Infographic]

ERP systems enable businesses to manage day-to-day activities through centralized and secure data. Think of it as bringing all users of the software under one roof so that everyone from the CFO to the human resources team are is unified through common processes, connectivity and insight into centralized information. We broke it out into a … Read more

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Stephanie

How do I Budget for an ERP Implementation?

When researching any business purchase, price is an important factor. But some investments are difficult to quantify with an exact dollar amount. More importantly, in the business world, cost is not directly related to value. Think of some high-priced executive salaries or inflated costs of luxury cars. Are they worth it? Maybe, maybe not.  When … Read more

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Stephanie

Qualities to Look for When Hiring an ERP Consultant

Congratulations! Your business has made the choice to implement an ERP system. Now comes the most important element of that massive undertaking: selecting the right ERP consultants to help you bring the system to life. ERP consultants are critical for your business, especially when the goal is to scale your organization to the next level. … Read more

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Stephanie

Three ERP Success Stories

Sometimes when starting the journey of planning an ERP implementation, it helps to read about how other companies found success working with consultants to execute the project. How do we measure success? Each project will have specific KPIs of course, but overall, a successful ERP implementation demonstrates that we’ve gone ‘live’ on time, on budget … Read more

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Bryan

When ERP Implementation Fails

You’re in the middle of a failed ERP Implementation. Now What? Staying ahead of the competition is critical for your success. With growth at the heart of your strategy, it’s likely you will undertake or have already taken on, an ERP implementation to improve and automate your business. With this endeavor and expense comes great … Read more

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