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You know you’re ready for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) when…

Posted on December 21, 2015 in Achieve Business Growth ,Automate Operations ,Blog ,Improve Financial Management ,Increase Project Profitability by
You know you’re ready for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) when…

There is a tipping point in every business when the small, nimble team that worked its magic for years starts to degrade under the weight of data. Too many customers to keep track of in your head, larger projects require more juggling to keep track of schedules and costs in a timely manner and the pressure to react just as quickly and effectively keeps increasing as you continue to grow. Typically the first reaction is to hire another (non-billable) person to compile the information. The […]

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Achieve ERP ROI by Establishing Clear Metrics Early On

Posted on October 7, 2013 in Automate Operations ,Blog ,Q360 by
Achieve ERP ROI by Establishing Clear Metrics Early On

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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How much does workflow management affect your bottom line?

Posted on December 4, 2015 in Blog ,Increase Project Profitability by
How much does workflow management affect your bottom line?

Most businesses have standalone software packages that act as repositories for data and to perform various job specific tasks. It’s common to end up with 3 or more separate systems, each essentially acting as a silo for information, making it difficult to correlate and reconcile your business data. Maintaining hard copies, physical filing cabinets, spreadsheets and/or reports can be used to effectively centralize, aggregate and gain access to data from various sources, up to a certain extent. But, as the volume of information and complexities […]

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Showing Integrators how to Keep Their Margins Up at InfoComm15

Posted on May 28, 2015 in Achieve Business Growth ,Blog by

The team at Solutions360 is looking forward to meeting you at InfoComm15, where we’ll be talking to Integrators about how to keep their margins up at booth #3980.  See how other progressive Integration companies are keeping their margins up and growing profitably. Solutions360’s completely unified business management software is purpose built for A/V Integration companies to run their whole business.  We’ve worked with the fastest growing Integrators to streamline their operations, reduce costs by 15 to 20% and increase their profit margins by as much […]

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Everyone Is In Sales, But They Need To Know How

Posted on October 16, 2014 in Automate Operations ,Blog by

A customer centric focus is key Every employee in an organization supports the sales process, but many don’t realize how their role impacts the bottom line. Successful companies spell it out so everyone understands their contribution to long-term profitability. The idea that everyone is in sales across the company is not a new one, but not all embrace it. If a company wants to create a culture where every employee buys into the concept, it must ensure everyone understands their role in the sales process […]

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Printed Reports – R.I.P. Resist Impulse to Print

Posted on June 10, 2014 in Automate Operations ,Blog ,Q360 by

Printed Reports R.I.P. = Resist Impulse to Print All businesses rely on reports to tell them how they’re doing. However, if your business has a unified single database you don’t need as many printed reports as you might think. You have access to the power of “Live Data”.  Live Data is real-time information that is relevant, has context with other decision making information and comes from a trusted source.  Resist the impulse to print before you ask for a report. In over two decades of implementing […]

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How Integrators Provide Service With More Than a Smile

Posted on May 22, 2014 in Achieve Business Growth ,Industry Discussion ,Solutions 360 by

      By Carolyn Heinze On May 22, 2014 An excerpt from the full article The customer may not always be right, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t deserve stellar service. In fact, great service is not a question of whether the client is entitled to it, nor is it just a bonus—a nice thing to offer. It’s a necessity, both for AV firms facing the ongoing and ever-increasing commoditization of technology and the shift from hardware to software (and thus, lower margins), […]

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Solutions360 Continues Educational Road Trip with NSCA’s Integration Business Survival Conference

Posted on May 1, 2014 in Achieve Business Growth ,Industry Discussion ,Solutions 360 by

If your organization wants to see the business, finance, operations, and project management software offerings available from Solutions360, we invite you to join us in Chicago on May 15-16 at the Integration Business Survival Conference & Technology Showcase. Representatives from Solutions360 will be there to answer your questions and demonstrate our newest software offerings. We’re also leading a one-hour educational sessions on how to effectively manage and bill for recurring monthly revenue. Presented by NSCA and Commercial Integrator, the Integration Business Survival Conference is your […]

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