When people think of SAP they typically think huge software for huge companies with huge budgets, and they would not be wrong! However, SAP has grown and evolved into one of the leading cloud software companies and has developed products specifically designed for smaller businesses. SAP Business One encompasses all of the learning from the Fortune 500, where SAP dominates, and rhas made it less complex and costly for Small to Mid-Sized companies.
In the consulting industry there has been hot debate over time and materials versus value based billing. Keeping track of time adds no value to the customer, and billing by the hour often creates an adversarial relationship. So is there an intrinsic value to time?
Major business management software developers Sage, SAP and Microsoft have all raised prices in recent months with more price increases going into effect in April and May. The motivations for the price increases, other than an attempt to increase profitability, may vary, but the effect on the customer is the always the same.
In my role as leader of a Cloud ERP provider, I have the luxury and pleasure of research and learning fromm industry analysts such as Gartner, SMB Group and IDC along with leading publishers like Microsoft, SAP, Sage and Citrix. I listen to these companies and temper them with the experience of hundreds of customers to form opinions on products and services that will improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our clients.
I have never disagreed with a mainstream media more than I do with the CEOworld Magazine Article by Tyler Constable. Whereas the article’s author claims that running SAP on the cloud “May be More Complex Than You Think,” he is actually making the argument of why you should run your SAP-Based Business on the Cloud!
SAP Business One allows users to easily provide a schedule from Aging Reports that supports the GL account balance(s) on the Balance Sheet as of any date.
After a 1-year break where Sage focused on small regional events, Sage Summit is back! In 2019 Sage plans to hold 2 events; Sage Summit West will take place in San Diego from Feb. 13-15 and Sage Summit East will take place in Atlanta from May 13-15. With the goal of two events being the reduction of travel time and costs, the two Summits will likely be duplicates so most customers and partners will need only attend the one most convenient for them.
The annual SAP User Group meeting was held in Orlando on October 22-24. The conference was filled with great content, networking and learning. This was the second year the user conference was run by Eventful Conferences, a professional event planning group owned by ASUG, and the results showed.
As the annual SAP Business One user’s conference approaches in just two weeks it is time to start planning your agenda. This year the Biz.One conference includes new ½ day workshops on Wednesday which are sure to provide more in-depth learning than ever before. There is also a demo theatre where you can get group presentations of the latest third party solutions. This makes Biz.One a greater value to companies looking to maximize the value of their ERP investment.