Posts Tagged ‘ Accounting & ERP Software ’

Federal Government Working to Promote Faster Adoption of Cloud Computing

December 15, 2010
By grippen
Federal Government Working to Promote Faster Adoption of Cloud Computing

The Federal government has recently established FEDRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) in order to provide a standard approach for government agencies to assess and authorize the use of Cloud computing within the various agencies of the Federal government. Since the various agencies have varying security requirements and multiple agencies are not compatible...
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Who will deliver Cloud ERP?

January 22, 2010
By manchester

Thomas Wailgum of CIO magazine ponders the Oracle/SAP rivalry and wonders whether or not either has what it takes to successfully deliver Cloud ERP. In other words: Have SAP and Oracle become too big to compete in this new decade of constant change, next-generation app pipelines, pricing upheavals and innovation-first business strategies? Read the...
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Trends in SaaS ERP – from the Field

December 1, 2009
By ecohen

There are reporters, analysts, vendors, journalists, and bloggers talking about SaaS and the impact it has on ERP software. So, it is good to hear from somebody in the field who is selling, implementing, and deploying ERP solutions. Read an account of ERP trends from a field representative.
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Embrace the Cloud in a Controlled Way

November 23, 2009
By djohnson

In a recent conversation, we discussed the pro’s and con’s of moving ERP applications to the Cloud with Phil Wainewright from Procullux Ventures. During the discussion, Phil mentioned “Businesses want to embrace the cloud in a controlled way.” Our opinion … well said! When we speak with value added resellers and business, they are...
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Note on Customizing SaaS

November 9, 2009
By djohnson

Today, Bruce Richardson from AMR Research commented in the AMR newsletter: “Given my fixation on cloud applications, I did close our meeting by asking the team whether they had plans to offer a software-as-as-service (SaaS) version. The executives said that while the company has a version available now, it’s had very little demand because...
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Customizing ERP on SaaS – Part II

November 2, 2009
By djohnson

In a previous post we proposed criteria to define criteria for easy to customize ERP systems. We innocuously declared that 0% of multi-tenant SaaS solutions would meet these criteria. After hearing from several folks, we decided that more clarification is required. Savings with SaaS The fact that multi-tenant SaaS solutions are not 100% customizable...
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What’s Right for Me – SaaS or Traditional?

October 16, 2009
By djohnson

Selecting a licensing and deployment model for your ERP or accounting software does not have to be stressful. Pick a vendor which allows you the freedom to switch as your needs change. If you are just getting started, the table below provides some guidance as to which model will work best for you. Cost Criteria...
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Social Networking for Business

September 4, 2009
By admin

Most business users utilize social networking tools such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Many are doing this on company time and much of the networking is being done for business purposes. Is this a problem? Yes and no. The idea that people interact with peers, potential job candidates, customers, competitors without going through the...
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