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28
Oct

12 signs that your business has outgrown it’s business / accounting software

Making a business successful takes a lot. Why stall its growth by using software that you have outgrown ? When  businesses outgrow their current business  software or  technology offers a compelling reason to change, it’s time to relook at things. If your business is facing these challenges, then you should start  looking too. Your organisation uses spreadsheets to manage business areas like Orders, Customers, Leads, Inventory or Production You struggle…

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11
Sep

Why you shouldn’t be using a spreadsheet to run your business

What’s the most popular ERP ? It’s a spreadsheet !!  Most  businesses use spreadsheets like MS Excel  to handle leads, customers  inventories, orders, receivables, cash flows, reporting etc According to  a study by a leading research firm, 70% of companies use spreadsheets for sensitive / critical data and processes. This being despite known concerns and challenges with using spreadsheets as listed below. To main reasons for their popularity are :…

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20
May

GST – Taxation meets Technology – (Part II)

The first part of this blog was published in December 2016 (https://www.sawindia.com/gst-taxation-meets-technology/).  A lot has happened since and it’s a good time to see where we are headed. Undoubtedly  GST will be the biggest tax reform in India, not due to the enormity of the tax changes but also  due to the extent of the technology  impact on the way business is done and will be done in the future.…

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27
Dec

The cost of choosing the wrong Business Software

You need to make sure you select and use the correct software. A good team combined with useful tools and right resources can help your company succeed. However, there will be a price to pay if you use the wrong tools for your business. These are the five negative effects of choosing the incorrect business software: Company Loses Revenue ERP, CRM, and software packages are very important to an enterprise.…

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16
Dec

GST – Taxation meets Technology

Get GST Ready      Check out our GST services Want to get GST ready? While much is being said and heard about GST in India these days, we have many accountants who still think GST will just be another  tax and all they need to do is to do is create another tax ledger and  do another tax calculation. During the past years, we have had some new taxes…

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15
Dec

10 Phases of the ERP Implementation Process (Part 1)

Each company is unique in terms of data managed through their ERP systems. Some businesses use ERP software  for critical transactions and information about Finance,  Accounting and Supply Chain Management. Other companies may use HR, Manufacturing, Customer Relationships, or Project Management as core ERP modules. Time is of the essence in business. Spending years implementing and integrating a new ERP within a company is not acceptable. A lengthy implementation will…

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13
Nov

Top 10 ERP implementation mistakes – (Part 2)

This is the second post of two. Click here for part one! In the previous article, our experts shared five mistakes that companies make during ERP implementation. Here are the other five mistakes that you should avoid. Mistake #6 - Starting without a Key user group  that includes an executive sponsor. The ERP project will overhaul business processes, roles, standards, responsibilities, so a bottom-up strategy will not work here. You…

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08
Nov

Top 10 ERP implementation mistakes (Part 1)

An ERP implementation is an important process that signifies a step forward for the company. There is no way to recreate the perfect ERP rollout every time, but by being aware of some common mistakes, you can work towards eliminating them and reducing the frustration of all stakeholders. Analyst firm Gartner estimates that 55% to 75% of all ERP projects fail to meet their objective. Whether you are switching to…

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23
Oct

3 aspects for SME’s to consider while buying business software

SMEs need to remain competitive in the market and this can be achieved through judicious use of technology. How do you know what software application or product your company should buy? SoftwareHunt’s experts have determined three important aspects that every enterprise should look at while choosing the right technological solution: Affordability Before purchasing a piece of technology, you must first assess if it will work well in the long run.…

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16
Oct

11 Mistakes SME’s make While Buying Business Software

11 Mistakes SME’s make While Buying  Business Software. SMEs today have never-before technology options at reasonable costs. Large enterprises have traditionally had access to great technology. They also have CIOs, CTOs, and consultants who help them find the right software. For SMEs times have changed for the better. However, they rarely have the luxury of having CIOs, CTOs or consultants to help them find the right software. Buying the wrong…

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