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7 Ways to Save Costs When Replacing QuickBooks

The acquisition of new software is a huge undertaking, especially when you replace QuickBooks or other introductory software for a Tier 2 or ERP solution. However, as a business grows there will come a time when this transition is necessary as existing sy[...]
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Wholesale Distribution Software: Implementation Wish List Process

When you implement new wholesale distribution software, it provides a great opportunity to also evaluate existing processes with a view to increasing efficiencies and reduce costs.  This is especially true for businesses moving from introductory software[...]
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3 Smart (but Incredibly Obvious) Questions to ask Before an ERP Implementation

An ERP implementation is no walk in the park and there’s really no sugar coating this fact. Despite this, you have still decided to purchase a new ERP software system because of the benefits and efficiencies it can provide your business. Unfortunate[...]
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Target Canada: Mistakes Made from a Software Perspective

It was a sad day in Canadian retail history when, just over a year ago, Target Canada filed for bankruptcy protection after months of struggling to gain a foothold in the marketplace.  A highly anticipated launch seemed to face issue after issue from the[...]
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3 Common Employee Complaints During ERP Training

Implementing ERP software into your business is an impressive milestone that highlights the fact that a business is experiencing favorable growth and is primed for future success. If only all your employees felt this way. No matter how helpful you deem ER[...]
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ERP Implementation is only the Beginning…

Implementing a fully integrated ERP platform into your business is no easy feat. Depending on the complexity of the system, this process may have taken months from when you initially made the decision to invest in the new technology. Hopefully the s[...]
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3 Traps to Avoid When Implementing ERP Software

When implementing a new ERP Software System in your business, you’re probably (hopefully) looking to achieve improvements in productivity, information flow and business intelligence. Here are three traps that many companies fall into during the i[...]
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The Logic behind ERP Software Implementation Timeframes

As a general rule, there are differences in software implementation time-frames, dependent on the tier or type of software being implemented. When it comes to inventory and accounting ERP software, Tier 1 or Introductory Systems (such as QuickBooks), usu[...]
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Do You Need to Migrate All that Data?

Data migration is just one part of the entire ERP implementation process, but tends to represent the largest percentage of implementation costs aside from employee training.  Data migration involves mapping information from old software to new, according[...]
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How Vendors Quote ERP Implementations

When your company decides to invest in an ERP software system, the term ‘implementation’ will undoubtedly be used on a frequent basis. If you are unfamiliar with ERP systems and are in the initial stages of your software search, you may be unaware [...]
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How to Determine Ball Park Cost Estimates for ERP Software

Investing in an ERP software system is an important event in your company’s history. Your company is growing and you have decided to eliminate the redundancies of outdated manual processes, to take advantage of the operational efficiencies inherent in [...]
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4 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Inventory and Accounting ERP Software

ERP systems are costly.  They also involve a significant investment of other resources to implement and maintain, including human resources and time.  So when choosing a system, you want to go with a solution that will grow with your company and not re[...]
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How to Get the Most Out of Distribution Software Demos

Choosing to upgrade and implement new distribution ERP software is a huge decision that affects many areas of a company.  Not only does it provide the opportunity to improve technologies and increase automation, but it also provides a chance to evaluate [...]
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Wholesale ERP in the 21st Century

There is no doubt that wholesale ERP software – and technology in general– has changed drastically over the past 15, 10, 5 and even 2 years.  With such a fast rate of change, it can be hard for businesses to keep up to the latest trends leading some [...]
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Who’s Migrating Your ERP Data?

Guest post by Darren Myher, VP of Blue Link Associates Limited I was reading your previous blog post on data migration, and it struck me that what we at Blue Link do with respect to data migration is pretty special. I’m often shocked to disc[...]
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