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Weighing the Pros and Cons of Open-Source Business Software

The growing popularity of open-source software has opened up new possibilities for organizations searching for affordable and customizable software to help run their business and drive innovation. As with any question involving so many complex variables, the only blanket answer is “it depends” but we’ll try to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the pros and cons of open-source business solutions in this post.


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Organizational Change Management During ERP Implementations

Organizational change management and planning will be a major factor in the success of ERP implementation projects.  By adhering to the considerations outlined in this post, your business will be better equipped to create lasting organization-wide change by maximizing the value and positive impact of a new system and improved processes.


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The ERP Hero’s Journey: A Star Wars Tale

Are you an ERP hero? Find out how searching for an ERP solution for your company makes you like Luke Skywalker and how ACC can help you beat Darth Vader! The Hero’s Journey dictates the precise steps that a hero must take along their path to success.  These include a call to action, help from a mentor and/or supernatural force, some set-backs along the way, and ultimately a decisive victory.


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How to Secure Organizational Buy-in for ERP Projects

Before beginning any ERP project, it’s critical to ensure that the entire organization understands the reasons and strategy behind the move. If you don’t have sufficient buy-in, your ERP project is likely doomed for failure. By following these tips you can secure organizational buy-in early on, keep your project on track, your team engaged, and your business thriving.


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How I Performed My First Acumatica Cloud ERP Implementation

I recently worked on my first Acumatica Implementation and being new to the process and product I thought I would share some insight into how to get started. My first question was, “what do I do and how do I get started?” I know what to do with the other ERP systems I’ve implemented but what about Acumatica? This post highlights my experience as a Senior ERP Consultant during my first Acumatica implementation.


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The Benefits of Business Process Mapping for ERP Success

You’ll need to have a clear understanding of where you are, and where you want your business to be in the future before you can plan your ERP journey. Having clearly defined current and future state business processes is a distinct advantage that reduces the time, effort and cost associated with business management software initiatives. The upfront costs of putting together comprehensive process documentation will not outweigh the long-term benefits.


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How to do a Bank Transfer in Sage 100cloud

When making a bank transfer there are different ways one can do it and below we will discuss two different ways using the Sage 100Cloud General Ledger Module. Read More

Submitted by Patrick Wills on Thu, 08/02/18 - 9:28

How to Plan an ERP Implementation Project from Start to Finish (and Beyond!)

ERP implementation projects have a notoriously high failure rate.  One of the things conveniently left out of reports containing these troubling statistics is why so many implementation projects fail to deliver expected results on time or on budget.  Of course, there is an infinite number of reasons that ERP projects fail, but the truth is that poor project planning is one of the most common. Without clarity on project structure, activities, roles, and responsibilities, ERP implementation projects can often suffer from confusion and resistance, making execution extremely difficult.  Read More

Submitted by Sean Atkins on Wed, 07/18/18 - 11:42

5 Ways to Maximize the Value of your Current ERP System

Many organizations aren't satisfied with the value their current ERP system delivers to the business. Before starting over with a new evaluation and selection process, it may help to take a step back and examine the ways in which your current system could be better. Here are five recommendations for maximizing the value of the ERP resources you already have and how to know when it's time to start fresh with a new ERP system. Read More

Submitted by Sean Atkins on Thu, 06/28/18 - 9:03

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