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Anya Ciecierski, CAL Business Solutions

5 Great Posts from the Accounting Software Library Blog


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For companies evaluating ERP software the Accounting Software Library offers a great variety of tools to assist in the selection process.  I respect Charles Chewning and the deep industry knowledge he brings to the table. Here are five of his best recent blog posts from the Accounting Software Library Blog I think you might enjoy reading:

1) Accounting Software Selection – The Prospect / Reseller Dance

Accounting software selection projects require several key elements.  One of the most important success factors is the formation of a mutually beneficial business partnership between the user and the accounting software reseller. Let’s say you are the leader of an accounting software selection initiative for your firm.  What should you expect from resellers of the products in which you have an interest,  and  what should resellers expect from you? Learn the keys to a successful partnership.

2) Business Software System Letting You Down?  12 Key Considerations

Is your business software system preventing you from competing effectively today, or do you have a sense that you may have problems at some point in the very near future?  The decision to replace your current business software system isn’t a black or white question.  It’s based more on an accumulation of issues that at some point tip the balance. Here are 12 key questions to help you evaluate whether it’s time to consider a change.

3) A New Way to Survive the Onerous Budgeting Cycle – Use KPIs

The budgeting process and its associated Action Plan is a valuable exercise. If you don’t create detailed plans to achieve your business objectives, then chaos, and probably failure, will follow.  Learn how properly crafted KPIs represent what has happened, what is happening and what may happen, so your budget/action plan will lead to your company’s success.

4) Practical Business Intelligence Alternatives for SMBs and SMEs

Effective business decisions drive business profitability.  These decisions need to be rooted in facts that can be brought to light instantaneously.  Learn how Business Intelligence, utilized at the right time by the right people, can play a significant role in increasing internal productivity as well as competitiveness.

5) Business Management Software Selection – 15 Ways to Improve Your Performance

The process of replacing your current accounting or ERP system is a daunting task, to say the very least. All systems “do” accounting.  What you need is a more effective and efficient way to “manage” your company.  Here are 15 ways that “Business Management Software” can improve your company’s performance.

Accounting Software Library Comparison Tool

On this site I especially like the fact that you can compare accounting software products side-by-side. When I compared Microsoft Dynamics GP with Intacct and Acumatica I was able to open a PDF with over 1,000 line items, comparing features of all three products in a yes/no style. Check it out!

If you are looking for a Microsoft Dynamics GP partner, contact CAL Business Solutions. sales@calszone.com or 860-485-0910 x4.

By CAL Business Solutions, Connecticut/Massachusetts Microsoft Dynamics ERP Partner, www.calszone.com

4 Responses to “5 Great Posts from the Accounting Software Library Blog”

  1. The post was great, i would like to point out that there is not one single accounting software that can fulfills client requirement completely, perhaps if these companies get together and share their user experience, then develop accounting software, that would be in the best interest of user and company.

  2. Thanks for the share. As said the success factors is the formation of a mutually beneficial business partnership between the user and the accounting software reseller. Keep posting

  3. Jen Beck says:

    Yes, there are advantages and disadvantages of using accounting software for small business, I found this post useful- thanks!

  4. Mitch Finnis says:

    All small business owners that are keen on accounting practices need to read the blogs posts on this list. Small business owners need to better get clued in on what accounting and business management software that works for their businesses. It makes a big difference and can enable business to go from good to great.