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Accounting to ERP

Accounting to ERP Step 9

Step 9 – Pick the right long term technology partner

If you are a small business owner who has realised that the time has come to move on from mainly relying on your accounting software to an integrated business management system, you are on the brink of an exciting journey towards the digital transformation of your business. Moving from accounting to ERP. An important step in implementing the right Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for your business is to decide who you will trust to be your long-term technology partner. …

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Data Storage

Step 8 – Data Storage – a Vital Consideration for Businesses

Just how important is Data Storage to your business? A business’s data is one of its most valuable assets, and therefore how and where to store it is a critical decision. There are four main options when it comes to data storage: Data residing on-premise: data lives on hardware in a company’s server room or in the region, such as South Africa. This data is hosted by the business and not a 3rd party. Data residing off-premise: this is a local or …

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Business Reporting

Step 7 – Real-time business reporting

Real-time business reporting is essential for survival in the digital age. If you still don’t have an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution in place, generating reports can be extremely time consuming and tedious. In the past, manual reporting, with the inevitability of human error, meant that many businesses wasted precious time and money generating inaccurate reports.  Of course, today with the transition to an integrated business management system, or ERP system, businesses of all sizes can generate up-to­-the­-minute reports with …

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ERP

Step 6 – Understanding User Count when moving to an ERP

It is vital to understand how many users you need to run an effective ERP system as this will determine how your system is set up as well as the capital and running costs of this investment in the digital transformation of your business.     Modern business management solutions for small to medium-sized businesses Globalisation and rapid advances in technology have made it possible for small business professionals to travel further to find and service new customers. The competition is …

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Accounting to ERP

Step 5 – Understand your budget when moving from accounting to ERP

Moving from accounting software to an ERP (integrated business management system) is a considerable expense for any SME and the cost versus value equation is one that any business owner will prioritise when making the decision. As each business has specific needs and requirements as well as costs they are carrying due to inefficiencies, the first priority is to get expert advice from a business partner who takes the time to listen and understand your business needs. Their experience will …

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ERP

Step 4 – Implementing ERP -Think about your business goals and objectives

What are your business goals and objectives? An important question in the move from accounting to an ERP system Knowing where you want to go is a key step in finding the right business management system to get you there. Running a changing business can feel like a juggling act. During the early days, you can keep up with the basic paperwork and reports using an accounting system and still find time to manage staff and client relationships well. However, …

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