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What Your Sales Forecast Isn’t Telling You

Posted on September 12, 2018 in Achieve Business Growth ,Business Process Improvement by
What Your Sales Forecast Isn’t Telling You

In a lot of organizations, your sales forecast is only giving you a partial representation of the truth  The first challenge is to establish objective criteria against the data Sales people are generally very optimistic and hopeful, and as great a trait as that is, it doesn’t always make for great judgement when evaluating where a sales opportunity is within the sales cycle.  One very simple, yet powerful method to get objectivity into the numbers is to define what your various sales cycles look like. You […]

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Preparing for an ERP Implementation

Posted on September 10, 2018 in Blog ,Change Management ,Industry Discussion by
Preparing for an ERP Implementation

Preparing for an ERP implementation; most companies are not ready and they don’t know it. At InfoComm, Steve Riley, Senior Consultant at Navigate Management Consulting, sat down with Brad Dempsey to discuss ERP implementation readiness. Riley lived through a big implementation when he worked for an integrator. Now he works with integrators preparing them to possibly enter into an ERP implementation. So, he’s been on both sides of the fence. How do you know when you are ready? “When I talk with integrators, the overall […]

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Getting Started with Q360

Posted on September 4, 2018 in Blog ,Change Management ,Q360 by
Getting Started with Q360

Welcome to Solutions360’s new series of video demos. Every month, here on ClearTalk, we’ll be releasing a new video and sharing tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Q360. In this video, Tofiq Indawala, Director of Professional Services, gives a quick overview on getting started in Q360 as a sales rep. How do you login? How do you access all your customer information? How do you navigate the dashboard? Watch the video to find out. We hope you enjoy the video, […]

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The 4 P’s for a Successful ERP Implementation

Posted on August 27, 2018 in Automate Operations ,Blog ,Solutions360 by
The 4 P’s for a Successful ERP Implementation

By Tofiq Indawala, PMP Implementing an ERP system is one of the most valued investments that a company can make.  It brings every element of your operations on to a single platform, allowing you to run operations from a single point of information.  There are many articles out there discussing requirements gathering for an ERP, feature lists, and how to manage the implementation project.  However, there are few that discuss the most critical elements for success.  You may have prepared and developed a plan for […]

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Why SVT Sees 15 Percent Year-Over-Year Growth

Posted on August 20, 2018 in Around the Web ,Customer Success Stories by
Why SVT Sees 15 Percent Year-Over-Year Growth

Josh Shanahan says growth at SVT is due to, “Symmetry across operations in communications, planning and objectives.” As president of NSCA, one of Josh Shanahan’s primary focuses is on helping other integration firms improve processes and profitability. It’s not surprise, therefore, that at his own company SVT he attributes its recent growth — essentially a 15 percent year-over-year clip — to streamlined process improvements from pre-sales to delivery. Another big driver of SVT’s growth, Shanahan adds, is the “symmetry across operations in communications, planning and […]

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Brad Malone and Brad Dempsey Discuss ERP Implementation Readiness

Posted on August 13, 2018 in Change Management ,Industry Discussion ,Q360 by
Brad Malone and Brad Dempsey Discuss ERP Implementation Readiness

Brad Malone and Brad Dempsey recently sat down to discuss ERP implementation readiness, and the growing partnership between Navigate Management Consulting and Solutions360. An ERP implementation is not something a company does every year; it is a big change, and a lot of that change involves culture. “It involves their existing processes,” according to Malone, “It is really important that before a company starts an ERP implementation that they prepare for it, that they are assessed, and know that they are ready for what they are […]

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Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge to Be 2018 NSCA Pivot to Profit Keynote Speaker

Posted on August 6, 2018 in Blog by
Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge to Be 2018 NSCA Pivot to Profit Keynote Speaker

Former US Homeland Security secretary to focus on how integrators can help protect clients in age of increased cybersecurity at NSCA Pivot to Profit Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge will be the keynote speaker at the third annual NSCA Pivot to Profit event on Oct. 23-24 in Atlanta. Ridge, alliantgroup chairman of cybersecurity and technology and 45th Governor of Pennsylvania, will kick off Pivot to Profit 2018 by “sharing his insights on how the industry’s businesses and clients can protect themselves while […]

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