Category: ERP

EDI Document Mapping: What and Why Is It Important?

Automating commerce requires cross-connecting electronic versions of ordinary business documents such as POs, Invoices, and Shipping Notices between the buyers’ and supplier’s ERP systems. “Mapping” refers to the setup of each required field in each document so that they correspond correctly on both sides of the transactions. Uniqueness is the…

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Saving Time with Business Intelligence Software

A business software system can be a big investment, so it’s no wonder that a lot of firms still look at these systems as a luxury. But these days the availability and reliability of data can make or break a business, so robust business intelligence software isn’t just for enterprise-scale…

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How to Perform an ROI Analysis for an ERP System

When you’re trying to sell your senior leadership on an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project, keeping your return on investment calculations as simple as possible can be an asset. But when it comes to actually choosing an ERP system (e.g., Acumatica ERP) balancing the bottom line benefits against the initial…

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How to Plan for the Ongoing Costs of an ERP System

It’s no secret that enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems represent a major investment in both time and money. What is less well known is that systems like Sage ERP and other robust online accounting software suites come with continuing costs that can be highly variable. A number of factors will…

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4 Hidden Costs of NOT Investing in an ERP System

An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is the backbone of a business. In industries as diverse as banking and livestock management, these software systems manage inventory, track orders, manage production, monitor revenue, and even oversee staff through one integrated dashboard. Read on to learn why investing in an ERP is…

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21st Century ERP: Why Organizations Are Moving to the Cloud

“I don’t need a hard disk in my computer if I can get to the server faster… carrying around these non- connected computers is byzantine by comparison.” – Steve Jobs, late chairman of Apple (1997) Organizations across the world are moving their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to the cloud….

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Acumatica Wins Two Industry Software Awards

Acumatica, a leader in cloud ERP software, had quite the eventful week this past week.  The company received two very prestigious awards within the technology community.  Acumatica started out the week by receiving the PCMag Editors’ Choice Award for ERP software.  Later that same week, Acumatica found out that they were also recipients of the…

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