Associates Solutions, Inc.

Ok, maybe it’s an exaggeration to expect year-end reporting to be completed within the first few weeks of January.  If you have entry-level accounting software, put financial reports together manually, and work with outside accounting professionals, than it’s particularly far-fetched to get year-end reporting done quickly.  However, you can save time and prepare accurate financial …

Got Year-End Reporting Done Yet? Read More »

During the busiest shopping weekend of the year, preliminary results were being tallied to judge the level of retailers’ success.  Studies were released about whether opening stores on Thanksgiving day was worthwhile, how Black Friday sales compared to last year, as well as results of Cyber Monday shopping.  Can you access and analyze your data …

Don’t You Wish Your Data Came In This Fast? Read More »

There are certain tasks that can improve your chances for a successful deployment of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, and there are things that can sabotage your activities.  Any business working on an ERP deployment can learn a thing or two from the recent rollout of the United States National Health Care program.  According …

3 Tips for ERP Deployment: Pay Attention To Those Red Flags Read More »

There is truth to the adage that there is strength in numbers.  Working together, a group of people can achieve goals faster and more efficiently than individuals.   Using the right software can help you get your team on the same page and working toward your strategic goals. Whether you provide products or services, you rely …

Find Strength in Numbers to Reach Your Business Goals Read More »

In our years of implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for businesses throughout the Midwest, we have discovered a common goal - most organizations need to improve their customer service.  Although many run to customer relationship management (CRM) software at first, they soon realize ERP is that missing piece of the puzzle. The customer has …

Why Do Businesses Need ERP Software? Read More »

Some businesses get caught up in the cloud's affordability and ease of use but bypass what's really in the best interest of their company.  Don’t fall for the glitz and glamour that the cloud can offer, make sure that you are choosing the right technology for your business operations.  Just because everybody is doing it, …

Overlook the Popularity of the Cloud to Make the Right Decision Read More »

Whether you are a small start-up or an experienced enterprise, implementing a successful enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can be somewhat of a challenge.  How much of a challenge depends on a lot of factors, but according to new research, ERP software project schedule overruns didn’t get better in 2012. In fact, they got worse. …

Why Are More ERP Software Implementations Failing? Read More »

As with any major product release, there is a lot of information to sort through.  I want to take this chance to call out, loudly, that Microsoft Dynamics® GP 2013 is changing the way ERP systems are managed and deployed. This updated ERP software is a game-changer starting with the over 125 features and functionality …

Shouting Over the Excitement of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Read More »

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons