Cloud Business Apps

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Promys PSA Review – With real-time inventory management and order fulfillment capabilities, Promys PSA makes it easier to track projects and support related work orders throughout their lifecycles For big customers handling big projects, proper planning and forecasting are incredibly important. Promys PSA offers cloud-based professional services automation software with built-in quoting tools. The solution can be utilized by organizations to meet CRM, quoting, billing, purchasing, project management, service management, help desk, resource scheduling, time tracking, expense tracking, inventory tracking, and forecasting needs. In this Promys PSA review, I will walk readers through the web-based solution and describe a few of Promys PSA’s key features. With a focus on the benefits that Promys PSA offers to large organizations, I will then provide my recommendation as to whether Promys PSA is a solution worth checking out. (more…)

FinancialForce ERP Review – The vendor has made the smart decision to build its solution on top of the Salesforce platform, making it incredibly easy for Salesforce clients to use FinancialForce ERP Mid-market organizations are continually looking for ways to increase operational speed and efficiency, and FinancialForce ERP is a cloud-based tool that can get them there. Built natively on the Salesforce platform, FinancialForce ERP provides enterprise resource planning tools that organizations can utilize to streamline their processes and ultimately reduce operating costs. In this FinancialForce ERP review, I will guide readers through the cloud ERP solution, making sure to describe some of the platform’s key features along the way. Because FinancialForce ERP is built on the Salesforce platform, I will make sure to note any ways that Salesforce users can get additional benefits from using the tool, as well. (more…)

As technology advances and mobile devices become more and more prominent in the workplace, Mobile Device Management has become a major consideration for businesses of all sizes. With an increased demand for MDM solutions has come an influx of cloud-based SaaS applications, implementing an over-the-air method of connecting multiple mobile devices, moving away from the previously used but less comprehensive EAS (Emergency Alert System). With the increased popularity of corporate mobile devices as well as BYOD (bring your own device) being used by businesses of all sizes, companies need a way to connect, control and protect these devices. The main features most users are looking out for are security, protection and access control; mobile application enablement; data control and synchronization; common configuration settings and policy management; and monitoring and reporting functions. (more…)

Innotas Review – Project and application portfolio management, with detailed reports and straightforward dashboards that provide users with top-level analysis of complex situations PPM and APM are more than just acronyms for businesses that rely on project portfolio management and application portfolio management systems on a daily basis. For these organizations, PPM and APM are the foundation of structured and strategic business processes. Innotas is a seamless project portfolio, application portfolio management, and resource management solution that gives CIOs, PMOs, and IT managers a 360-degree view of their operations and initiatives. In this Innotas review, I will describe how Innotas works and what separates the SaaS solution from other project portfolio management applications. I also plan to describe a few of Innotas’ standout features, and explain how pricing works for businesses that choose to utilize the company’s platform. (more…)

Buddy Punch Review – Automating the Time Clock

By Stephanie Faris, 16 April 2014

Buddy Punch Review - For small businesses seeking an easy way to allow employees to clock in and out, Buddy Punch is a great option The concept of "punching in" has been around for decades, with time clocks hanging in factories, fast food restaurants, and retail locations around the country. Before the digital era, those tools served their purpose, just as typewriters and telegraphs helped the world before something better came along. Buddy Punch serves as the perfect example that there is a better way. This Buddy Punch review will show how this multi-platform app can eliminate traditional time clocks for good. (more…)

As small businesses begin to grow in revenue they are often faced with issues such as tackling larger work loads, managing expanding customer databases, keeping new hires up-to-date on customer information and tracking vital sales and marketing processes. While Excel spreadsheets and even paper-based methods of storing customer data may have been sufficient in the past, these small businesses now need a more effective method of keeping track of their sales activities. (more…)

Typeform Review – Online Form Creation Tool

By Stephanie Faris, 15 April 2014

Typeform Review - The solution gives businesses the opportunity to easily create online forms and surveys for free  Any business that wants to be successful must get feedback from customers, but creating forms can be tricky for the average user. There are so many different tools, but few are easy for both the creator and the respondent. Typeform simplifies the act of form creation with an online tool that allows businesses to create forms and surveys that work great on a variety of devices. This Typeform review looks at this online survey software's ability to create visually appealing, easy-to-use and engaging forms. (more…)

Some SMB managers and entrepreneurs still think that business intelligence solutions are sophisticated and expensive tools needed only by large enterprises managing enormous amounts of data. But is it true? These are six reasons why I think it's not. 1. Business Intelligence Is for Everyone Business Intelligence, despite its sophisticated aura, is a very straightforward practice. It is all about collecting relevant data about your company performance and taking actionable conclusions from it so you can make informed decisions on how to improve different aspects of the business. (more…)

WebMerge Review – Create Documents On the Fly

By Stephanie Miles, 10 April 2014

WebMerge Review – For organizations that frequently deal with customized documents, this web-based application can streamline workflows and save countless hours Businesses waste thousands of hours each year manually creating the same documents again and again, as associates copy and paste the text from one Word document or PowerPoint presentation to another. WebMerge has developed a way for companies to get that time back, introducing an interesting new system that automates the document creation process so people never have to spend time generating the same PDF, Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files again. In this WebMerge review, I will explain what WebMerge is and how the document management solution can help businesses improve their workflows. After going over a few of the platform’s most important features, I will offer my suggestions as to whether WebMerge is a solution that organizations should consider adopting for their own use. (more…)

TripScanner Review – Business Travel Trip Planner

By Stephanie Faris, 9 April 2014

TripScanner Review - A comprehensive business travel management solution, helping employers to track level spending, enforce policy and drive savings. This flexible solution also allows employees to book trips through any website or travel agency For small and midsize businesses, managing travel costs can be a time-consuming challenge. Many businesses today lack the resources to dedicate toward managing travel, leaving themselves exposed to the risks of over-spending, policy violations, and the inability to locate employees in case of an emergency. TripScanner automates the process of managing travel costs, allowing employees to book reservations through any website or travel agency, while enabling employers to view reservations, track overall spending, enforce policy, and drive savings all in one place. This TripScanner review will look at the app’s ability to serve as a company’s automated travel manager. (more…)