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Why Accountants are Smarter than the CEOs?

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The smartness of a person in an Enterprise is as good as the software he/she uses. If we see, almost all the accountants uses their accounting package to which they input all their data and generate timely returns and reports as per this requirements. But when it comes to the CEO, he is suppose to represent the complete organisation. That too,…

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Accounting ERP Vs Actual ERP

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Accounting ERPs are user friendly, but Actual ERPs are business friendly. The aim of this article is not to shoot-down accounting software. It is to highlight, that it is not good enough to help & run the business better. In many of our first contact with the CEO’s of our Customers, we were first told that we are using an “Accounting…

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Why ERP ROI is quietly forgotten?

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Casually I was searching for “ERP ROI” in google. To my utter surprise, my observations are as follows: It were all very old articles. (May be no one is talking about ROI of ERP now.) Found some ERP calculation methods. Many were written by ERP consulting firms. Found couple of ERP vendors who have provided some theoretical parameters on this topic…

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Q&A with Manufacturing ERP Provider Syscon Solutions

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Editor’s note: Syscon Solutions was launched in Hyderabad, India in 1996. Its ERP product, Syscon Cronus, is targeted for small and medium manufacturing enterprises. In 2006 it became one of the first ERP solutions to be offered in the SaaS/cloud model. We talked with co-founder and managing director S. Vijay Venkatesh about Syscon’s startup experiences and lessons learned. This article…

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ERP functionality is like Rajinikanth not the Brand or Technology!

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Rajinikanth delivers audience’s expectation and functionality of the software has to meet the user’s expectations. The word Customization for the core functionality of the software, is the term which the IT vendor is using sweetly, saying that he will make the software as per the need of the customer. Never choose a software which does not have core business functionally,…

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Why SMEs after buying some ERP, becomes sad?

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Only when it comes to an ERP selction, the SMEs are made clowns. Company A will sell the software, collect their money (some vendors, including 1 year AMC in advance) and disappear. Now, Company B will ask what do you want and later will say I will charge for: To make the available features work for you. (Consulting, Training and…

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ERP for manufacturing Industries

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Across many Enterprise verticals, Manufacturing Industries has one of the most complex set of business requirements. Indirectly this would be the main reason for the manufacturing industries to automate their business process through an effective ERP system. But in reality, it is surprising to note that many manufacturing industries does not have ERP systems. The following are the disadvantage for…

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