Cloud Computing and a Divide with IT Leaders: The Influx of Cloud Use in Corporations

Cloud Computing and a Divide with IT Leaders: The Influx of Cloud Use in Corporations     An interesting debate has been brewing in the last couple of years regarding cloud computing and why some companies held off using it for far too long. Forbes published a recent article that talked about the divide between business leaders and IT executives about whether the cloud is worth using in a company. This chasm was that IT execs saw the cloud as not being secure enough at one time, with the business…

Inventory Forecasting with MaxQ Technologies

  Inventory Forecasting with MaxQ Technologies     Inventory forecasting is estimating the quantity of particular products which your company needs on hand in order to meet the future requirements of your customers. Essentially, it involves educated guesses based on the (hopefully) effective interpretation of quantitative sales data from test markets. The acquired information can then be implemented in pricing decisions or assessing future supply chain requirements for your company. This is information is absolutely necessary to run your business, whether your company is a retailer of industrial equipment, importer…

Cloud Computing Revenue Expected To Reach $20 Billion By 2016

 Cloud Computing market revenue is expected to reach $20 billion by the end of 2016. That’s according to a report by Market Monitor. The report projects a five-year growth rate, from 2012 through 2016, for the various cloud alternatives, including Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The report also provides a competitive outlook for the industry and forecasts for revenue from more than 300 service providers and vendors. The forecast is comprehensive. It factors in the strengths and weaknesses of the various market participants. It also provides what’s characterized as a “holistic”…

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Get In The Trend With Subscription Software

The latest trends in e-commerce that have emerged over the last year all center around subscription services. From the dollar razor club that has been advertised all over social media, to subscriptions of feminine products that made headlines as people were amazed to see such strong interest in such an unusual subscription software service, people are definitely willing to pay on a monthly basis for almost anything you can imagine. In the early days of subscription services, there were mostly fruit and wine clubs. Now, even the food options have expanded with…

The ROI of Cloud Computing

The ROI of Cloud Computing When an average business invests a dollar, they hope to make back two. When a stellar business invests a dollar, they hope to make back ten. Yet with all the things to invest in, the trends to follow, and the coattails to cling to, many businesses cross their fingers in the thin hope their investment breaks even. If you’ve tried the list of software gimmicks, market predictors, and data miners maybe another investment rolls your stomach. It’s said that a fool and his money easily part, but…

Cloud Computing: Put your Cloud in a Container

Cloud Computing: Put your Cloud in a Container Cloud Computing In typical cloud computing, you spin-up virtual machines and load a single application on it. It may be a very small application, but you are still running all the OS resources. Now, imagine you have 100 applications all running on individual virtual machines (VM). Now you have a lot of resource hogging going on. Time to introduce Containers as a Service (CaaS). Instead of running your infrastructure in virtual machines, you leverage containers. Containers are intended to run a single application; they are…

Advanced Cash Application eliminates the cumbersome steps needed to apply and post cash in the Microsoft Dynamics SL Account, streamlining and simplifying the payment application process.

Advanced Cash Application

Streamline the payment application process needed to apply and post cash in the Accounts Receivable module of Microsoft Dynamics SL. Advanced Cash Application eliminates the cumbersome steps needed to apply and post cash in the Microsoft Dynamics SL Account, streamlining and simplifying the payment application process. Features and Functionality of Advanced Cash Application Seamless integration to Microsoft Dynamics SL One screen for all cash application processes User defined payment deduction types Set deduction limits by user or group Apply credit memos in Order Management Add a single payment across multiple AR customers Multiple write offs against a single invoice Write off any amount with expense links to Project Controller Write…

Three reasons not to ignore professional services software

Three reasons not to ignore professional services software Professional Services Software In the professional services software industry, your assets are not in nuts and bolts, but in ideas, inspiration, and relationships. Consulting and legal firms are in high demand, and need a unique perspective on customer satisfaction and project management. Their customers are looking for tangible ROI while employees are wondering about the next step. More and more firms in the professional services industry are turning to software to manage and measure their company’s operations. But how can a software program measure that…

Increase Quality with the Right Distribution Software

Increase Quality with the Right Distribution Software Distribution Software Quality is the elusive goal many companies seek, but it is difficult to find. The costs of analysis, review and tighter management tend to drive businesses away from seeking quality, and lead to pursuit of value (quality and costs), or just being an industry leader in price wars. With the right distribution software, quality is attainable for small and medium distribution companies. The quality mindset continually studies your systems, processes and results and seeks to find areas to improve. As improvements are applied, the…