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Business savvy entrepreneurs continually achieve success through unremitting hard work, training, skill-building and practice in order to stay on top of their game. The same should hold true for your critical business tools like your ERP or CRM system. Getting these systems implemented and your staff trained are just the first steps in an ongoing effort to remain ahead of your competition. Here are three areas that you – and your software vendor – must
Legacy construction software can be costly and inefficient. The ongoing reluctance in the construction industry to adopting new technologies and eliminating data silos has led to serious and systemic issues such as poor productivity and cost overruns to be viewed as "normal" within the construction industry. Overcoming Problems with Construction Software In early 2014, as majority owner of Strategies Group, I made the decision to review other products available in the construction marketplace to see if we
For many small-to-medium sized businesses, SAAS (cloud) deployments have leveled the playing field with larger organizations that have access to greater resources. Think about it. Your project teams can execute complicated projects on-time, within budget. But managing an internal network, updating software and hardware, and troubleshooting issues just is just not in your wheelhouse – nor should it. Furthermore, researching and buying all those computers and other technical devices is a massive non-revenue generating responsibility. This
Construction Business Intelligence tools are more than just a fancy buzzword -- 2018 appears to be the year that these tools take center stage. Business Intelligence (BI) comprises the strategies and technologies used by enterprises for the data analysis of business information. BI technologies provide historical, current and predictive views of business operations. Unfortunately, contractors of all sizes are losing a lot of money because they are not tapping into the critical business analytics available
Do you keep delaying your transition to the cloud? You keep paying maintenance and other costs for an outdated system – it is time to put a stop to the madness! But where do you begin your journey to the cloud? Join millions of other businesses that have partnered with a cloud computing consultant to help you implement the right technology for your organization. Plan for Success with a Cloud Computing Consultant You know you need
Are you aware of the warning signs indicating when it's time to replace your ERP system? From product planning, to purchasing, to supply chain strategy, if your ERP isn’t performing the way it should, you will feel the impact in every aspect of your business. So, are you aware of the ERP replacement warning signs? Know when it is time to start your investigation of modern solutions. When is it Time to Replace Your ERP
Do you ever find yourself asking, 'What is the Cloud?' Don’t get caught up with buzzwords and the web of confusion surrounding the cloud. In order to achieve success in shifting your processes and programs to the cloud, it is critical to understand how the technology will allow for the best results. This blog will help you demystify the benefits of a cloud solution for your business. The ‘Cloud’ Simplified What is the Cloud: The ‘cloud’
This year’s Acumatica Summit will be held in Nashville on January 28 – February 2, in Nashville, TN. 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary for Acumatica and we can’t wait to celebrate. If you are still on the fence about registering for the conference here are five reasons we think you should come and share in the excitement of this event! 5 Can’t Miss Reasons to Attend the Acumatica Summit 2018 Direct Access to Acumatica experts. Connect
The New Year brings new changes for many people. Between New Year’s resolutions and continual self-improvement, 2018 offers a chance for us all to improve professionally and personally. But, as the saying goes, “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” This blog is going to focus on some of the top online construction resources for 2018. These are tried and true resources that are certain to help you stay abreast of the
Recently, the U.S. Census Bureau released their 2017 Construction Spending Monthly Report for September. This report is helpful for budgeting for 2018 and establishing underlying trends that may impact the construction industry both short-term and long-term. Below are key takeaways that you should consider. What You Need to Know: September 2017 Construction Spending During the first 9 months of 2017, construction spending amounted to a $38 billion increase compared to the same period in 2016

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