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Project Under-Billing Can Be Your Undoing

Posted on February 5, 2014 in Blog ,Improve Profitability by
Project Under-Billing Can Be Your Undoing

Accurate and real-time data is critical to proper cash flow management, and under-billing long-term projects is a leading cause of cash crunches Never fund customer projects with your own money. It’s great advice that can be difficult to heed, especially during large, long-term engagements, but ignore it at your peril. Running projects smoothly and on schedule does not automatically make them profitable, and those that are large and lengthy can be challenging to scope out properly. If you’re not set up for accurate job costing […]

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Solutions360 Gold Sponsor of NSCA’s Business & Leadership Conference

Posted on January 5, 2014 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability ,Industry Discussion by
Solutions360 Gold Sponsor of NSCA’s Business & Leadership Conference

Mark your Calendar: February 27th – March 1st 2014 Improve Your Business IQ, Develop Your Leadership, Secure Your Future Decision-makers will discover how to make creative, influential decisions after learning the new meanings behind current trends, refining skills sets, and understanding the future of the electronic systems industry during NSCA’s 16th annual Business & Leadership Conference (BLC). Address your business challenges and find out what your peers are doing to build stronger systems integration firms. Create long-term business success through thoughtful vision and resourceful strategies on some of the hottest topics, […]

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Job Costing Critical Piece to Preserving Margins

Posted on November 18, 2013 in Blog ,Improve Profitability by
Job Costing Critical Piece to Preserving Margins

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 Blog ,Change Management ,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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Solutions360 to Sponsor NSCA Best Practices Conference

Posted on September 30, 2013 in Blog ,Industry Discussion 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 Blog ,Change Management 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 Blog ,Change Management 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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