Cloud is changing the way small and medium-sized companies do business. But what is cloud and what does it mean for ERP?
The Innovation Cycle
Business process automation has evolved with the invention of new disruptive technologies. Companies that harness the power of new technology are able to gain an advantage over competitors. The key is knowing when to adopt – too soon and you will spend more time on technology than your business – too late and you will be at a competitive disadvantage.
Innovation and ERP
ERP has evolved from the days of clunky user interface, to the early days of SaaS, to the promise of Cloud ERP software. Key technological improvements driving ERP change include moving from DOS to Windows, maturation of web technology, internet ubiquity, server virtualization, and the proliferation of mobile devices. These technologies have shaped new software that allows employees to work anywhere, on any device with a browser.
One of the top priorities for Acumatica is new partner recruitment. We want to grow our partner ecosystem and global presence in order to continue growing our business. That’s why we are constantly adding new assets to our partner-development engine, and we’ve recently made significant enhancements to keep improving our partner program.[Click to continue...]
The big anniversary is coming up. Will you and your partner stay together, or are you headed for a split? Annuity payments are usually treated as a given, but statistics say that natural "erosion" is about 15 percent a year. Any negative deviation from maintenance and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) contract renewals can have a negative impact on business performance. I am talking about both businesses here: The ERP vendor and the partner.[Click to continue...]
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