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How To Choose CRM Software — A Buyer´s Guide For Small Business

By Christophe Primault, 19 September 2014

Customer Relationship Management software (CRM) has revolutionized the way businesses today approach lead generation and customer life-cycle management. CRM grew out of contact management software that was first made popular in the 1990s.  In the early 2000s, CRM software emerged with more sophisticated tools for managing and nurturing client relationships. These solutions not only helped businesses manage their leads and customers, but offered collaborative platforms so that internal teams like sales and marketing could align their strategies. (more…)


No matter what type of business you're in, implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution is a critical project that must be taken seriously. From concerns about cost and demonstrating ROI, to practical considerations about who will manage the process at your company, ERP implementation efforts require commitment by a project team and support by business leaders to ensure success. There's no getting around the fact that enterprise resource planning deployment is a major undertaking, but the process doesn't have to be painful. With proper planning and execution, implementing an ERP system should be a smooth process and quickly improve efficiency across your business. Here are some critical ERP implementation best practices to consider when selecting and deploying a solution. (more…)


"To ensure the software does what it is supposed to do and that it does not do things that were unintended." This is the eloquently accurate way that Inflectra collaboration and customer success gurus defined its purpose in its free white paper on "How to Choose a Test Management Tool."  It continues with: "This requires two types of testing; verification that the requirements have been met, and verification that they have not been exceeded in undesirable ways." There's no doubt that if you are developing or servicing a software, you need a test management app to get it done. Today we give you the gist of Inflectra's guide to entice you to dig in and read it! (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…)


Recently we have been receiving many questions about document management systems (DMS). And we are super happy about it. Document management software allow you to go paperless, increase efficiency and boost security in environment-friendly and cost-effective way. That is way we searched through the web to deliver you the best resources on document management software and similar topics. Hope you will enjoy it! (more…)



Guest Post Business Apps and SaaS on GetApp

By Christophe Primault, 2 July 2013

GetApp is the leading marketplace that helps businesses discover and chose business applications. The site was established in 2010 and has been used by millions of businesses searching for business apps that are right for their needs. As part of our efforts to provide valuable resources to business app buyers, we are running a popular blog (in Top 3 blogs for SaaS in Alltop) where we share insights, tips and opinions about business apps. We consider guest post business submissions to the GetApp blog from anyone willing to share unique expertise related to business apps usage, and we really love it when it derived from your own personal experiences (more…)


How Cloud ERP Compares to On-premise ERP

By Keean Persaud, 23 February 2012

(white paper provide by NetSuite) NetSuite - Cloud Business Management Software Suite Software by Netsuite NetSuite is the world’s leading Cloud business management software suite with over 10,000 organizations. Made specifically for the needs of high-growth and mid-sized businesses and divisions of large enterprise (more…)


NetSuite - Cloud Business Management Software Suite Software by Netsuite NetSuite is the world’s leading Cloud business management software suite with over 10,000 organizations. Made specifically for the needs of high-growth and mid-sized businesses and divisions of large enterprise Visit Website (more…)


4 Useful Resources to Choose CRM and ERP Online Software

By Christophe Primault, 2 December 2011

If you're like most companies wondering about making a serious move to the Cloud,  you're probably struggling to find and choose the right online business software that meet the exact needs of your business. Comparing websites, pricing plans, reviewing huge lists of features is likely to generate confusion with even the most advanced software buyer, and with hundreds of different solutions to choose from, most businesses become overwhelmed. When choosing ERP or a CRM apps, there is no room for approximation. We are sharing with you four easy to understand online resources to help you save time and avoid costly mistakes. (more…)


How to Select Software in the Cloud

By Christophe Primault, 30 November 2011

This post refers to how software selection is rapidly evolving when evaluating cloud-based online business software. When evaluating a web-based software for your business, the TCO and ROI should be calculated differently than for on-premise software.  Organizations should be cognizant of the different criteria and perspective involved when selecting cloud and SaaS software. This post highlights analyst tips when evaluating online  software solutions.  (more…)