Can They Really Tax SaaS?

The internet of things (IoT) is taking over. Most suspect that by 2020, most aspects of our lives will be connected. We’re talking anything from coffee makers, lamps, ovens or refrigerators to wearable devices. Forbes observed in 2014 that “anything that can be connected, will be connected,” and their point is quickly being proven correct.
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5 Reasons to Automate Time Sheets for Human Resource Management

In any industry or business, your most important asset and biggest expenditure is your employees. You will always need employees to continue to keep your business running and growing. For some reason, however, tracking time and attendance of employees is still done manually. Do you really want to be tracking your most important asset in a spreadsheet, an extremely dated procedure? This kind of process can lead to payroll errors, noncompliance and high turnover, and those are just a few issues. There is a better way to protect and maintain your greatest asset. Below we breakdown the five greatest benefits of automate time sheets.

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Eliminating Data Errors with Business Intelligence Software

When a business is first starting out, it can be relatively easy to grasp all the data you have. By simply putting it into a spreadsheet, you can track sales growth, trends, marketing efforts and some other quantifiable information. Typically, a smaller business is only using one or two solutions to manage their business and the data is all right there in front of them. However, as a business grows, so does the amount of data that needs to managed, and usually the number of solutions they are using to run the business. Eventually, all of the data is so spread out that trying to manage it in a spreadsheet becomes a full time job. Business intelligence software fixes that by gathering all the data across every system and displaying it in easy-to-digest graphs and charts.
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The Benefits of ERP Add-Ons

No ERP system will work perfectly out-of-the-box for a company, it is simply the nature of ERP. It would be practically impossible for someone to develop an ERP system that perfectly fits into every business model, every company may do things differently and need a solution to support that. This is why ERP add-ons exist. ERP add-ons give more functionality to an ERP system that otherwise would not have existed in it before.
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The Benefits of Integrating Manufacturing Execution System with ERP

What is a Manufacturing Execution System?
A manufacturing execution system, or MES, controls everything on the shop floor. From real-time data to automation of machines and workflows, the entire manufacturing process can be automated using a manufacturing execution system. A report by Industry Directions actually shows that manufacturers who utilize a manufacturing execution system actually saw a 400 percent increase in profitability over a three year period of time. To get even more benefit from using a manufacturing execution system, many companies are integrating it with their ERP to gain even more data, but those are not the only benefits.
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The True Cost of the Sales Tax Holiday

You would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t like a bargain, which is why so many retailers offer sales throughout the year. You can find a sale for pretty much any holiday, the Memorial Day sales, Fourth of July sales, Black Friday, back-to-school sales and so on. Shoppers flock to take advantage of these low prices, which is why retailers continue to provide them.
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The Benefits of a B2B Ecommerce Storefront

Increasingly, customers wants to be able to do everything online, from their Friday night carry-out dinner to the products they use every day for their business. This means that even businesses want to be able to search online for the products they need to buy and also make the purchase right then. This type of convenience could be the deciding factor between your business and a competitor, which is one benefit of having a B2B ecommerce storefront.
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3 Employee Performance Benefits of Human Resource Software

The performance of your employees can make or break your company. If you’re running a productive business, you can reap of the benefits of growing quickly and saving money. However, if your employees are under-performing you can end up with unhappy customers and a bad reputation. It can sometimes seem impossible to manage a performance system manually across an entire company. This is where human resource software comes in handy, by automating much of the performance management process. Below are the three greatest benefits to employee performance when using human resource software.

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How to Choose An ERP Add On

Yes, ERP is supposed to make your life easier and eliminate manual tasks. No, it won’t work perfectly for everyone straight out of the box. For some businesses, you will an ERP add on to get the full automation that you need to truly run your business on auto pilot. This could include anything from managing sales and use tax in the different states you sell to automating all your invoices and accounts receivable processes. This is largely because every business operates differently. If you’re a smaller operation only selling to other businesses locally, you may not need sales tax automation.
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Is It Time to Upgrade Your Business Intelligence?

Business Intelligence systems have improved in performance dramatically over the years, becoming a technology-driven process for analyzing data and presenting information in a way that improves the decision making process at all levels of management. Many organizations, whether they are small or large, are using old, outdated, manual business Intelligence tools and are in need of a replacement. So how do you know if you’re using an old, outdated process? We’re going to highlight three of the signs you’re ready for a business intelligence upgrade below.

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Five Workplace Issues Eliminated With Document Management Software

One of the easiest ways to ensure your business will continue to grow and climb quickly is by having a great work environment. Your employees should feel welcome and comfortable coming into the office every day, especially when a majority of their time is spent there. Workplaces that have a hostile environment often have high turnover rates, customers can usually see this and the company then struggles to grow. Sometimes workplace issues can be solved with one simple solution, and one you may not expect either: document management software.
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5 Essential Functions of Supply Chain Management Software

Running a supply chain in a costly and effective manner is not easy. There are multiple departments that have their hand in the process, from sales to accounting and distribution. Making sure that this process is running smoothly without miscommunications is practically impossible when the majority of the work is done manually. Not to mention, that the way you run your supply chain can greatly affect how much money you make or save each month. One way to automate this process, making it more efficient and less costly, is by leveraging a supply chain management software with your ERP.
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4 Manufacturing Business Intelligence Irreplaceable Functions

Business Intelligence software is becoming ever popular among business owners. Between powerful data warehousing and financial and budgeting features, it can give rich insight that wasn’t previously so attainable. However, a lot of manufacturers haven’t caught on yet to the new found love for business intelligence. Majority of this issue stems around a lack of information surrounding what business intelligence can do and how it will help manufacturers, specifically. We’re going to dive into manufacturing business intelligence and cover the must-have knowledge to decide if it’s right for your business.
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6 Tips for Successful ERP Customization

Out-of-the-box ERP is simply not for everyone. If every business could fit into a general ERP application, there wouldn’t be much competition out there. Businesses with specific processes and needs benefit from ERP customization. ERP customization allows companies to use an out-of-the-box ERP system, but then tailor and add business applications to make the system perform to their needs.
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