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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    ERP and the Cloud: What You Need to Know

    Organizations have long installed enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions on site - or not at all. But today, small to medium-sized organizations are seriously considering Cloud-based ERP implementations as they come to recognize that Cloud computing functionality is comparable to on-premise solutions-and more cost effective. Cloud computing requires companies to...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Aging ERP: When Old ERP is too Old - Aberdeen Group Research Report

    Just prior to the turn of the century, many companies were in a rush to implement ERP systems as part of their investment in IT. Many of those systems have now been installed over 10 years without replacement.? This research reports looks at the overall performance of companies and...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Transforming Business Through Collaboration

    Businesses increasingly see collaboration as a strategic initiative because it allows them to take advantage of new business models and meet customer demands. Collaboration helps organizations leverage "best-of-the-best" resources, enhance innovation, rely on distributed supply chains, and expand globally with the help of local partners. At the same time, collaborating...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Tips for Maximizing the Return on Your ERP Investment

    As the economy picks up steam, organizations are increasing their investments in enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology as a way to help grow their business. Yet because the recovery remains uncertain, organizations remain concerned with squeezing the most from their IT investment dollars. This white paper describes two strategies...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    7 Steps to Building a Business Case for ERP

    Businesses are looking to make technology investments to prepare for growth. But with the economic recovery uneven and uncertain, they remain cautious about these investments. One thing is clear: Any technology investments must deliver value to the business. To define this value and corresponding costs, businesses need to define a...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Driving SMB Efficiency with Business Intelligence

    In the coming year, many organizations will shift their focus to business growth. However, continued economic volatility means that they will also need to keep costs in check to maintain healthy margins. Since many businesses have already slashed many costs and economic uncertainty will limit opportunities for price increases, businesses...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Collaboration Drives Growth for Discrete Manufacturers - Cambashi

    Companies with an integrated company-wide business management system (or enterprise resource planning [ERP] system) are likely to have more and more accurate information readily accessible. Companies that have already implemented well-managed processes to deal with inventory, receivables, payables, and managing the supply chain are more likely to be in a...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Mobility in ERP 2011 - Aberdeen Group Research Report

    Businesses want to use as much of their ERP investment as possible.? But ease of access to ERP information, both at the direct labor level and the indirect labor level, has inhibited many organizations from getting the maximum benefit from their investment.?? With the explosion in capabilities of consumer-grade devices...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    To ERP or Not to ERP- Aberdeen Group Research Report

    Growing up out of the Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) world, ERP is also, by default, the primary tool manufacturing companies use to plan and schedule the resources needed for day-to-day operations. Over the last 20 years, ERP has gone from being a system that only the largest manufacturing companies had...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    ERP: Is High ROI and Low TCO Possible? - Aberdeen

    Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) remains a significant factor that influences Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) strategies and decisions. While the focus for the past decade or more from both ERP solution providers as well as their customers has been on reducing the TCO of ERP, as companies brace themselves in...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Transforming Finance into a Strategic Resource

    As the economic crisis eases and companies begin pursuing new opportunities, they are looking to finance for advice on investment options and business decisions. By providing insights into financial implications, finance can help the business ensure that new initiatives deliver business value. Yet today, finance's involvement in strategic decisions...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    An ERP Guide To Driving Efficiency

    Improving business efficiency is a perennial concern for any company that hopes to achieve "best-in-class" operations. Businesses that successfully improve efficiency stand to reduce operating costs while improving the effectiveness and profitability of their operations. They also gain time to devote to strategic planning. While many companies employ siloed applications...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Your Guide To Email Marketing: A Cost Effective Way To Reach Your Customers And Prospects

    This white paper is to provide you with a guide to email marketing so that you will ultimately increase your return on investment. After reading through this white paper, you should be well on your way to creating your first email marketing campaign. A successful email marketing campaign has the...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    ERP in SME: Fueling Growth and Profits - Aberdeen Group Research Report

    This Aberdeen Group research report provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at companies leveraging ERP solutions as a strategic weapon. ERP systems have served as a source of cost savings and operational improvements, streamlining and accelerating business processes, allowing SMEs (Small to Mid-sized Enterprises) to compete on the same stage...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Your Guide to Email Marketing a Cost Effective Way to Reach Your Customers and Prospects

    The author may be asking the author what is permission-based email marketing? Permission - based email marketing is defined simply by who the author send email to. Permission-based emails are sent only to people that have requested or opted-in to receiving the author emails. When emails are sent unsolicited it...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Mobile CRM - Harness the Competitive Advantage of Your Mobile Workforce

    Workforce mobilization has become a key competitive requirement for most organizations seeking to create greater intimacy and presence with customers. However, enabling mobility is more than just providing laptops and mobile phones to users and sending them out into the field. It's about selecting the appropriate technologies and developing the...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Business Recovery Using CRM

    The green shoots of economic recovery may seem like a distant dot on the horizon, but that's no reason for businesses to sit back and wait until things improve. Even in challenging times, there are new opportunities there for the taking. And these new opportunities are within the grasp of...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    CRM: A Business Imperative for Companies during the Global Economic Downturn

    Navigating through turbulent times is never easy, but today's economic conditions are more challenging than most companies have ever faced. The instinctive reaction is switch to defensive mode; cut all strategic projects and then wait until things improve. But retreating behind the bailey could actually prove to be more detrimental...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Beyond ROI: Creating Long Term Value Through ERP

    Small and medium-sized companies face significant challenges in implementing company-wide or enterprise wide solutions. These challenges arise from the scarcity of resources − money, time and people and expertise. And yet the business imperative to implement truly effective systems is even greater, since the technology gap between large and small...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Breaking Down the Barriers to Business

    It's a given that information is the lifeblood of the 21st century organisation. Organisations that seek the elusive goal of a single view of the customer need first to instil an information-sharing culture throughout the company, not simply attempt to apply a quick technology fix. But too many companies find...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Assembling the Jigsaw - Realising the value of data

    As companies face ever mounting global competition, the ability to manage information is set to play an increasingly important role in competitive strategy. If companies are to avoid being drawn into commodity price-based competition, the ability to capture information on customer needs and marshal the resources of the firm to...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Optimise Your ERP System: How to Avoid the Implementation Sins

    Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems offer much potential to improve your way of doing business. A successful ERP implementation can provide better business intelligence, streamline business operations, reduce costs, enhance collaboration, and ultimately help you grow your business.

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Intelligent Company White Paper

    Accounting and other business systems are packed with useful, and often critical, business information which can be turned to competitive advantage if analysed properly and quickly. A new generation of low-cost business intelligence tools is now becoming available to help midsized organisations do just this.

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    How To Choose A Warehouse Management System

    The greatest challenge to implementing a WMS may not be finding the right system; it might be convincing your management team of the need for it. While most executives agree an accounting system is a must-have, the sentiment does not always apply to WMS. You probably have to sell the...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    ACT! Security Model

    The ACT! by Sage security model is designed to maximize flexibility and provide a variety of options for securing data. Managers and Administrators (in larger organizations the Administrator may work in the IT organization) can leverage ACT! security features to limit access to the database, records within the database, and...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Managing Business Risk In the Food And Beverage Industry

    Times have changed considerably for food and beverage companies selling whole or minimally processed products. Most started out as one-person or family operations years ago and have grown into sophisticated vertically integrated enterprises offering one-stop niche brands, solutions, and services. Some are cooperatives representing hundreds or thousands of small members...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    On the Hotseat: How Your Peers Are Tackling the Questions That Matter Now

    Sage recently introduced an informative eBook, On the Hotseat: How Your Peers Are Tackling the Questions That Matter Now. Developed with FORTUNE magazine and Time Inc. Research & Insights, On the Hotseat has uncovered the frustrations small and mid-size businesses are experiencing with their current software solutions. This timely guide...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Social CRM: Customer Relationship Management in the Age of the Socially-Empowered Customer

    Integrating social media tools and strategies into the traditional CRM efforts can increase ones efforts in building meaningful relationships with those looking for solutions to the challenges they face. The key is to first understand how these prospective customers use the Internet in terms of information gathering, communicating, engaging in...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    The Benefits of SageCRM Internet Architecture

    Investing in a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application is no different than any other business management software investment - whether one is looking for an enterprise level software application or a department level solution, one expects a quick and measurable return on one's investment. Before investing in a CRM application,...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    On the Hotseat: How Your Peers Are Tackling the Questions That Matter Now

    Sage recently introduced an informative eBook, On the Hotseat: How Your Peers Are Tackling the Questions That Matter Now. Developed with FORTUNE magazine and Time Inc. Research & Insights, On the Hotseat has uncovered the frustrations small and mid-size businesses are experiencing with their current software solutions. This timely guide...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Mobile CRM - Harness the Competitive Advantage of Your Mobile Workforce

    Workforce mobilization has become a key competitive requirement for most organizations seeking to create greater intimacy and presence with customers. However, enabling mobility is more than just providing laptops and mobile phones to users and sending them out into the field. It's about selecting the appropriate technologies and developing the...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Business Recovery Using CRM

    The green shoots of economic recovery may seem like a distant dot on the horizon, but that's no reason for businesses to sit back and wait until things improve. Even in challenging times, there are new opportunities there for the taking. And these new opportunities are within the grasp of...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    CRM: A Business Imperative for Companies during the Global Economic Downturn

    Navigating through turbulent times is never easy, but today's economic conditions are more challenging than most companies have ever faced. The instinctive reaction is switch to defensive mode; cut all strategic projects and then wait until things improve. But retreating behind the bailey could actually prove to be more detrimental...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Beyond ROI: Creating Long Term Value Through ERP

    Small and medium-sized companies face significant challenges in implementing company-wide or enterprise wide solutions. These challenges arise from the scarcity of resources − money, time and people and expertise. And yet the business imperative to implement truly effective systems is even greater, since the technology gap between large and small...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Breaking Down the Barriers to Business

    It's a given that information is the lifeblood of the 21st century organisation. Organisations that seek the elusive goal of a single view of the customer need first to instil an information-sharing culture throughout the company, not simply attempt to apply a quick technology fix. But too many companies find...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Assembling the Jigsaw - Realising the value of data

    As companies face ever mounting global competition, the ability to manage information is set to play an increasingly important role in competitive strategy. If companies are to avoid being drawn into commodity price-based competition, the ability to capture information on customer needs and marshal the resources of the firm to...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Optimise Your ERP System: How to Avoid the Implementation Sins

    Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems offer much potential to improve your way of doing business. A successful ERP implementation can provide better business intelligence, streamline business operations, reduce costs, enhance collaboration, and ultimately help you grow your business.

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Intelligent Company White Paper

    Accounting and other business systems are packed with useful, and often critical, business information which can be turned to competitive advantage if analysed properly and quickly. A new generation of low-cost business intelligence tools is now becoming available to help midsized organisations do just this.

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Transforming Business Through Collaboration

    Businesses increasingly see collaboration as a strategic initiative because it allows them to take advantage of new business models and meet customer demands. Collaboration helps organizations leverage "best-of-the-best" resources, enhance innovation, rely on distributed supply chains, and expand globally with the help of local partners. At the same time, collaborating...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Tips for Maximizing the Return on Your ERP Investment

    As the economy picks up steam, organizations are increasing their investments in enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology as a way to help grow their business. Yet because the recovery remains uncertain, organizations remain concerned with squeezing the most from their IT investment dollars. This white paper describes two strategies...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    ERP: Is High ROI and Low TCO Possible? - Aberdeen

    Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) remains a significant factor that influences Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) strategies and decisions. While the focus for the past decade or more from both ERP solution providers as well as their customers has been on reducing the TCO of ERP, as companies brace themselves in...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    7 Steps to Building a Business Case for ERP

    Businesses are looking to make technology investments to prepare for growth. But with the economic recovery uneven and uncertain, they remain cautious about these investments. One thing is clear: Any technology investments must deliver value to the business. To define this value and corresponding costs, businesses need to define a...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Driving SMB Efficiency with Business Intelligence

    In the coming year, many organizations will shift their focus to business growth. However, continued economic volatility means that they will also need to keep costs in check to maintain healthy margins. Since many businesses have already slashed many costs and economic uncertainty will limit opportunities for price increases, businesses...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Transforming Finance into a Strategic Resource

    As the economic crisis eases and companies begin pursuing new opportunities, they are looking to finance for advice on investment options and business decisions. By providing insights into financial implications, finance can help the business ensure that new initiatives deliver business value. Yet today, finance's involvement in strategic decisions...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Collaboration Drives Growth for Discrete Manufacturers - Cambashi

    Companies with an integrated company-wide business management system (or enterprise resource planning [ERP] system) are likely to have more and more accurate information readily accessible. Companies that have already implemented well-managed processes to deal with inventory, receivables, payables, and managing the supply chain are more likely to be in a...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    ERP and the Cloud: What You Need to Know

    Organizations have long installed enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions on site - or not at all. But today, small to medium-sized organizations are seriously considering Cloud-based ERP implementations as they come to recognize that Cloud computing functionality is comparable to on-premise solutions-and more cost effective. Cloud computing requires companies to...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    To ERP or Not to ERP- Aberdeen Group Research Report

    Growing up out of the Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) world, ERP is also, by default, the primary tool manufacturing companies use to plan and schedule the resources needed for day-to-day operations. Over the last 20 years, ERP has gone from being a system that only the largest manufacturing companies had...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Aging ERP: When Old ERP is too Old - Aberdeen Group Research Report

    Just prior to the turn of the century, many companies were in a rush to implement ERP systems as part of their investment in IT. Many of those systems have now been installed over 10 years without replacement.? This research reports looks at the overall performance of companies and...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Mobility in ERP 2011 - Aberdeen Group Research Report

    Businesses want to use as much of their ERP investment as possible.? But ease of access to ERP information, both at the direct labor level and the indirect labor level, has inhibited many organizations from getting the maximum benefit from their investment.?? With the explosion in capabilities of consumer-grade devices...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    ERP in SME: Fueling Growth and Profits - Aberdeen Group Research Report

    This Aberdeen Group research report provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at companies leveraging ERP solutions as a strategic weapon. ERP systems have served as a source of cost savings and operational improvements, streamlining and accelerating business processes, allowing SMEs (Small to Mid-sized Enterprises) to compete on the same stage...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    The Benefits of SageCRM Internet Architecture

    Investing in a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application is no different than any other business management software investment - whether one is looking for an enterprise level software application or a department level solution, one expects a quick and measurable return on one's investment. Before investing in a CRM application,...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    ACT! Security Model

    The ACT! by Sage security model is designed to maximize flexibility and provide a variety of options for securing data. Managers and Administrators (in larger organizations the Administrator may work in the IT organization) can leverage ACT! security features to limit access to the database, records within the database, and...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Social CRM: Customer Relationship Management in the Age of the Socially-Empowered Customer

    Integrating social media tools and strategies into the traditional CRM efforts can increase ones efforts in building meaningful relationships with those looking for solutions to the challenges they face. The key is to first understand how these prospective customers use the Internet in terms of information gathering, communicating, engaging in...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Your Guide to Email Marketing a Cost Effective Way to Reach Your Customers and Prospects

    The author may be asking the author what is permission-based email marketing? Permission - based email marketing is defined simply by who the author send email to. Permission-based emails are sent only to people that have requested or opted-in to receiving the author emails. When emails are sent unsolicited it...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Managing Business Risk In the Food And Beverage Industry

    Times have changed considerably for food and beverage companies selling whole or minimally processed products. Most started out as one-person or family operations years ago and have grown into sophisticated vertically integrated enterprises offering one-stop niche brands, solutions, and services. Some are cooperatives representing hundreds or thousands of small members...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    An ERP Guide To Driving Efficiency

    Improving business efficiency is a perennial concern for any company that hopes to achieve "best-in-class" operations. Businesses that successfully improve efficiency stand to reduce operating costs while improving the effectiveness and profitability of their operations. They also gain time to devote to strategic planning. While many companies employ siloed applications...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    How To Choose A Warehouse Management System

    The greatest challenge to implementing a WMS may not be finding the right system; it might be convincing your management team of the need for it. While most executives agree an accounting system is a must-have, the sentiment does not always apply to WMS. You probably have to sell the...

    Provided By Sage Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Your Guide To Email Marketing: A Cost Effective Way To Reach Your Customers And Prospects

    This white paper is to provide you with a guide to email marketing so that you will ultimately increase your return on investment. After reading through this white paper, you should be well on your way to creating your first email marketing campaign. A successful email marketing campaign has the...

    Provided By Sage Software