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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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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…

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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.…

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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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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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15
Oct

Your next ERP / CRM could be a disaster. Tips to find the right business software

You always send your car to the reliable car mechanic, you style your hair at the neighbourhood safe scissors-wielding barber’s shop, and sickness prompts a call to the family physician. What do they all have in common? Trust. There is an assurance that they will never cheat you, and will execute the job well and with a smile. Consider another scenario: You are unwell and looking for a cure. Instead…

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11
Oct

Searching for business software ? 3 things you may be doing wrong

Trying to select new software for your startup, SME or large enterprise? Choosing the right application for your company is an important task. However, many Business Heads and Software Procurement personnel struggle to figure out which software they should choose. There have been many gaffes in software purchase too. Incorrect specifications Obsolete technology Somebody at the top just decided they needed something new. On a serious note, wrong software purchase…

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