Security is Top Priority for Distribution Software

Security is top priority for distribution software Distribution Software The retail business is one of the fastest evolving sectors in this economy. Retailers from mom-and-pop to mega-chains are leveraging the power of distribution software to streamline everything from sales order entry, to inventory planning and forecasting and warehouse management. But with the rapid evolution of distribution software and the mobility that it facilitates comes with a price. At the latest National Retail Federation’s 10th Annual Conference and Expo in New York City, security was on the top of everyone’s lists. According to Tech…

Perpetual Licenses vs. SAAS

Perpetual Licenses vs. SAAS SaaS (Software as a Service) is relatively new software product made possible by the cloud. In the past, the vast majority of software products were made available via one-time installs and used “perpetual licenses.” A perpetual license gave a business the exclusive, perpetual use of the software that they bought. Businesses were legally limited in the amount of times they could install each program, but up until the last 15-20 years, software companies had no practical way to prevent multiple copies. Today, with Microsoft and Adobe both offering…

About Distribution Software

About Distribution Software Distribution Software is a software solution that aids an organization in their supply chain process. Most companies have more than one department that directly affect inventory. Using distribution software can greatly help with inventory management. In general terms, inventory management refers to the method a business uses to handle its tangible resources and material to make sure that it is readily available. Inventory management allows a company to use their inventory assets more efficiently to maximize its revenue. A company’s distribution pipeline generally requires that products are stocked in…

IDC Forecasts SAAS Will Be The Fastest Growing Area of Enterprise IT Through 2018

IDC Forecasts SAAS Will Be The Fastest Growing Area of Enterprise IT Through 2018 International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that by 2018, 27.8% of the worldwide enterprise software market will be SAAS applications. According to IDC, just 16.6% of enterprise applications were SaaS-based in 2013. These and other findings are from the recent IDC report, Worldwide SAAS Enterprise Applications 2014–2018 Forecast and 2013 Vendor Shares.  The recent Forbes article IDC Predicts SaaS Enterprise Applications Will Be A $50.8B Market By 2018 summarizes the results. Why SAAS Is Accelerating In The Enterprise  Product life cycles…

Top Five Benefits Of Using Subscription Software

Top Five Benefits Of Using Subscription Software Subscription Software Do you sell subscriptions? If yes, you should think about investing in an efficient tool to help you manage subscriptions and billing. Investing in quality subscription software will make managing your subscriptions a lot easier and help you save time so you can work on other important things. Here are the main benefits of relying on quality subscription software: Automation means fewer billing errors. Relying on software to send out bills to your subscribers or to process authorized recurring payments significantly reduces the risks of charging the wrong amount. Fewer billing…

MaxQ Technologies’ 2015 Cloud Computing Predictions: Enterprise Adoption Soars

MaxQ Technologies’ 2015 Cloud Computing Predictions: Enterprise Adoption Soars Cloud Computing Enterprises are moving beyond cloud computing for cost reduction alone, looking to build strong relationships with customers and grow sales faster than before.  These and other insights are from a recent Forbes article, KPMG’s 2014 Cloud Computing Survey: Enterprises Quickly Moving Beyond Cost Reduction To Customer-Driven Results . KPMG interviewed 500 C-level executives from enterprises with $100 million and $20+B representing more than a dozen industries. Combining the KPMG survey’s insights and our experiences providing enterprises with secure, scalable cloud-based solutions serve as the foundation…

Subscription Software: Making It Deliver

Subscription Software: Making It Deliver Subscription Software Participating by subscription improves customer service on both sides of the desk. While this statement may seem somewhat self-absorbent, it is quite truthful. Using subscription software, the customer receives an experience enhancing their business or personal activity with a provider enterprise. Merchant Delivery Subscription services are present in a number of business models and product offerings over many industries. They are prevalent in these representative fields: Software Advertising Communications Equipment sales Financial services Real estate Travel Database/Knowledgebase Access Education Membership Subscriptions are available within other industries and serve to enhance consumer enjoyment of reading, entertainment and health/fitness activities….

Cloud Computing A Key Factor In Gartner’s Top 10 Strategy Technology Trends For 2015 – Part 2

Cloud Computing A Key Factor In Gartner’s Top 10 Strategy Technology Trends For 2015 – Part 2 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Gartner announced its top ten strategy technology trends expected to impact organizations including the use of cloud computing. As these trends were cited, it was noted that immediate action may not be necessary in every area. However, organizational response to these major trends is recommended over the next two years. Here are the additional trends that Gartner identified on its top ten list: Software-defined applications and infrastructure – Organizations will increasingly find that digital business…

Using SAAS Benefits Your Company When Your Employees Become More Mobile

Using SAAS Benefits Your Company When Your Employees Become More Mobile SAAS might sound like a cryptic acronym if you’ve never heard of it before. Or perhaps you have, though never knew exactly what it meant. It stands for “Software as a Service”, which essentially means offering software through the cloud for easier accessibility. It’s the easy access element that you’ll appreciate if your company recently started becoming a little more mobile. With so many employees using “BYOD” (Bring Your Own Device), having quicker access to important tools becomes more important. You may also be frustrated lately with the amount…

MaxQ Charge It! – Credit Card Accounting Demystified

Credit Card Accounting Demystified MaxQ Charge It! for Dynamics SL Scenario: Invoice for $100 processed for Customer ABC using a Credit Card Credit Card Fee of 3% Step 1: Invoice to Customer ABC processed  – $100 balance in AR for Customer ABC Debit                      Credit A/R $100              Sales $100 Step 2: Batch Close – Customer Credit Memo – Credit Memo ($100) created for Customer ABC leaving $0 balance on their account – Credit Card Fees ($3)…