Yearly Archives: 2013

Job Costing Critical Piece to Preserving Margins

Posted on November 18, 2013 in Blog ,Improve Financial Management ,Increase Project Profitability ,Industry Discussion ,Solutions 360 by

Addressing problems quickly can help save projects that might otherwise be doomed. November 18, 2013 | by D. Craig MacCormack Commercial Integrator Magazine If you’ve been victimized by a profit-sucking job that spiraled out of control before you knew what had happened and had to resort to correcting your procedural mistakes before the next job rather than addressing them before the problem worsened, there is hope. In his NSCA Best Practices Conference session “Job Costing: An Execution Guide for Operations,” Solutions360 president and CEO Brad Dempsey taught attendees some […]

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Achieve ERP ROI by Establishing Clear Metrics Early On

Posted on October 7, 2013 in Automate Operations ,Blog ,Q360 by

Knowing what to measure and asking the right questions before you begin your ERP deployment will guarantee your organization reaps the tangible and intangible benefits that will improve your bottom line. Many organizations erroneously decide the return on investment for their ERP implementation is negligible because they’ve fallen prey to the common pitfalls that stymie ROI during the deployment phase. But there is plenty of potential for both tangible and intangible benefits that will significantly impact the business, as long as you establish metrics early […]

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Solutions360 to Sponsor NSCA Best Practices Conference

Posted on September 30, 2013 in Blog ,Industry Discussion ,Solutions 360 by

Solutions360 is the Supporting Sponsor of this fall’s NSCA Best Practices Conferences to be held in October and November 2013. As a technology partner of the NSCA, Solutions360 looks to support integrators by helping them to improve efficiency and introduce best practices to enable growth. Solutions360 will be on hand exhibiting key growth strategies as well as leading a session on Job Costing for the Operations Department; what is it and how do you use it to run more profitable projects. During this session Brad […]

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Avoid ERP pitfalls that keep you from realizing ROI

Posted on August 13, 2013 in Automate Operations ,Blog ,Q360 by

It’s not uncommon for organizations go down the ERP path only to realize very little ROI, and it can usually be blamed on lack of preparation, not the software itself. Many organizations fail in their first attempt at implementing ERP software and erroneously conclude there’s little return on investment to be had from their deployment. This false realization is due in part because they didn’t take a step backward before the software selection process. They also didn’t document what they expected to achieve: What were […]

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Follow These Tips to Select the Best PSA Software for Your Business

Posted on July 16, 2013 in Achieve Business Growth ,Automate Operations ,Blog by

Rapidly adopting technology for its own sake without thorough understanding of your organization’s challenges is a recipe for failure. Visualizing how you want to do business is critical for selecting software that supports true business transformation. Many organizations rush into company-wide software implementations, mistaking them to be a panacea for whatever ails them, when instead they should be taking a step back to take a hard look at their current and future business requirements. Deploying new technology should be viewed as opportunity to transform how […]

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What Every Integrator Needs to Know – NSCA Web Series

Posted on July 16, 2013 in Achieve Business Growth ,Blog ,Improve Financial Management ,Increase Project Profitability ,Q360 by

Business Intelligence Presented by: Brad Dempsey, President/CEO of Solutions360 Inc. Successfully growing your business means you utilize data to steer your company in the right direction.  Understand how to develop a dashboard that measures company performance. Learn the top 5 things every business owner should know about their business, how to assemble and present that information Learn the top 5 things every business owner should know about their business from John Graham

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Does Software Have a Place in Your Strategic Planning?

Posted on July 4, 2013 in Achieve Business Growth ,Blog ,Industry Discussion ,Q360 by

I received an engaging note from a client yesterday about how they perceived the acquisition of our software and it made me curious to see how others viewed software’s place in your business. Eric the CFO at Wayne Automatic said: “Q360 doesn’t sell software.  Instead they enable you with tools to optimize your processes, while simultaneously challenging you to rethink where and how you generate your greatest returns on investment.  Only those individuals who are serious about taking their organizations to the next level should […]

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