NetSuite SuiteCommerce: Transforming Commerce Solutions and User Experience

June 10th, 2012

 Last week I had the opportunity to attend NetSuite SuiteWorld 2102 in San Francisco. One of the most notable announcements was the launch of NetSuite’s new SuiteCommerce Commerce-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform for B2B and B2C businesses. The SuiteCommerce offering is designed for e-tailers, … Continue reading

Acumatica’s Best of Both Worlds ERP Story

April 24th, 2010

Just want to let you know that we are publishing highlights from recent vendor briefings on the SMB Group web site. As time permits, we discuss our takeaways from the more interesting briefings. I’ll try to remember to post them … Continue reading

NetSuite’s SP 100 Program: An Offer VARs Can’t Refuse?

March 2nd, 2010

In a bold move to get traditional value-added resellers(VARs) off the SaaS fence, NetSuite announced its new Solution Provider (SP) 100 Program, which gives business application VARs 100% margin on the first year of license subscriptions they sell. The program … Continue reading

What Is Green IT, and Why Should You Care?

January 4th, 2010

(Originally published in Small Business Computing, December 29, 2009) Technology insiders tend to throw around technical terms and business jargon, assuming people outside the industry understand what it all means. By its nature, technology vocabulary is often confusing and complicated, … Continue reading

Prognosis on SAP’s Business ByDesign – SaaS based ERP solution for the core mid-market

July 31st, 2009

I came across a good analysis on some aspects of SaaS vs. on-premise vendors and solutions in the smoothspan post Why Do SaaS Companies Lose Money Hand Over Fist? After reading through the post and various responses, I have some comments … Continue reading

Business Intelligence (BI) – Does it have a place in the SMB and Mid-Market Enterprises?

July 9th, 2009

The recent demise of LucidEra has brought forward the discussion of the need for BI in the SMB and Mid-Market enterprises (companies with 1-999 employees and revenues usually less than $1 billion). My take is that this was based on … Continue reading

Why are SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises interested in Cloud Computing?

March 19th, 2009

As SMBs and mid-market enterprises are looking at their IT budget and face the realities to cut them, they look at what is discretionary and what can be supported through innovative IT strategies. However, at the same time they need … Continue reading

Cloud Computing and Managed Services Opportunity – Is it the Large Enterprises or SMB/Mid-Market Enterprises?

February 23rd, 2009

The convergence of web delivered IT services – Cloud Computing, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Hosted Applications, Software-as-a-Service, Virtualization – will continue to redefine and add value to the SMB/mid-market IT services landscape, especially in the current economic climate. Our outlook calls for rapid … Continue reading