Category: Sage 300 ERP

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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Calculating the Internal Costs of an ERP System

When thinking about the cost of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, many companies focus too much on the price tag of the system itself. The software and services combined do represent a significant investment but it’s important to remember that the costs associated with an ERP implementation cover more…

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WHAT IS A ROLE-BASED USER INTERFACE?

Role-Based User Interfaces (RBUI) are the latest trend in ERP software.  A RBUI allows your staff members who are performing more or less the same duties all day, to access their frequently used applications more easily. Let’s take the example of an Accounts Receivable clerk.  That user might typically have…

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CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISES: COST COMPARISON (PART THREE)

In Part One of this blog, we talked about your general approach to a cloud vs. on-premises evaluation, based on your business environment.  In Part Two, we listed some of the software costs that play a part in such an evaluation. In Part Three, we continue listing those factors, beginning with…

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CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISES: COST COMPARISON (PART TWO)

In Part One of this blog, we talked about your general approach to a cloud vs. on-premises evaluation, based on your business environment.  In Part Two, we’ll discuss many of the factors that play a part in such an evaluation. Those factors are listed below, but don’t stop there.  Try…

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