Dealing From a New Deck: Oracle Buys NetSuite

July 28th, 2016

Everything came full circle with NetSuite today, when Oracle announced that it plans to acquire NetSuite for $9.3 billion. Flashback In 1998, Evan Goldberg, founder of what was then NetLedger, visited our analyst team at Summit Strategies, where I started … Continue reading

SAP’s Digital Transformation Story For SMBs

May 25th, 2016

“Digital transformation” is one of the top trending buzzwords in technology today. But what does digital transformation mean? In broad terms, many define it as using digital technology to enable innovation and new, often disruptive, business models. However, technology vendors … Continue reading

The Top Five Warning Signs That You’ve Outgrown Your Accounting Solution

December 15th, 2015

Trying to manage a growing business with a jumble of different solutions, spreadsheets and pencil and paper creates a drag on the business. Continue reading

BizSlate: Weaving QuickBooks Into ERP for Small Businesses

November 12th, 2015

“We focus on helping small businesses improve how they manage everything–customers, orders, vendors, inventory, logistics of the supply chain–and give them the tools that they need to succeed this very intense omni-channel market.” Continue reading

Building a Successful Corporate Culture: Tips from Glassdoor’s 2014 CEO of the Year

October 5th, 2015

“What we do at Intacct is we look at first, is, are you a customer-centric type of individual? Do you care about others? Do you care about the customer? Do you care about your fellow employees? Do you care about our partners? ” Continue reading

Automation and Insight: Intacct’s Focus for Dreamforce 2015

October 5th, 2015

“Organizations need empirical data to make both strategic and tactical decisions. If they can see what’s happening, they can spot opportunities and go after them. Or if all of the sudden there’s a new issue starting to bubble, you’ll see it and you can hone in on it. ” Continue reading

Sage’s Everest: Building Mind and Market Share With A New Generation of SMBs

August 4th, 2015

At last week’s Sage Summit, one of the featured speakers was renowned British explorer, entrepreneur and adventurer Justin Packshaw. Among other achievements, Packshaw spoke about the challenges he and his team of 10 climbers faced to successfully reach—and then descend—the … Continue reading

Unit4 Kicks Off North America Market Focus

June 12th, 2015

Unit4, long-time European ERP leader, is making a concerted push into North America. To that end, it hosted industry analysts at the beautiful 60 State Street Boston venue on June 10. Read my Storify account of the event here. [View … Continue reading

Charting a Course in the ERP Clouds

May 21st, 2015

For many SMBs, limited IT resources and budgets are the norm. This makes keeping pace with technology requirements an uphill battle. Over the past several years, cloud-based solutions have helped SMBs put technology solutions to work with less cost and … Continue reading

Intacct Collaborate: Bringing Sales and Finance Together

November 3rd, 2014

This video interview was originally posted on SMB Group Spotlight.  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3oDggLhOw4&w=425&h=350] Laurie: Hi, this is Laurie McCabe from SMB Group and today I’m here on the SMB Spotlight at Salesforce’s Dreamforce 2014 Conference.  I’m talking to Aaron Harris, who … Continue reading