Five signs it’s time to update your business management software

24.05.2017

Five signs it’s time to update your business management software

If integration is proving difficult With multiple business systems, comes the need for integration. Many companies find themselves spending many hours and many pounds keeping complex, custom built integration routines alive and kicking. As data grows, complexity increases and so does the requirement for more code and more management of that code. The move to …

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24.05.2017

Why a consultant is not, and never should be, a project manager

Too many organisations are opting not to invest in a dedicated project manager (PM) when it comes to implementing new ERP solutions such as Sage 200 because they perceive, wrongly, that project management skills fall under the remit of the IT consultant. Indeed, even those that do opt for a PM often insist on one with both …

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24.05.2017

Who is going to take charge of software implementation?

Over the past few years many SMEs have had no choice but to cut IT heads. Financial Directors have been doubling up as IT Directors; day to day network and desktop maintenance has been outsourced to local IT shops; and companies have become ever more reliant on software vendors to support the user base. At …

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10.04.2017

Sage 200cloud

Sage 200cloud, often referred to as simply Sage 200, is a powerful business management software solution created to manage complex processes across your entire organisation. A fully integrated solution, Trusted by thousands of companies across the UK, it is designed to manage finances, customers and reporting. Sage offers two levels of to support your business;Sage …

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06.04.2017

Should ERP ever be commodity software?

The way in which organisations buy and deploy software has changed fundamentally over the past decade. From corporate quality, commodity cloud-based software solutions such as Microsoft Office 365 to consumer style mobile apps that provide staff with anytime, anywhere access to key information, the focus is on minimising IT requirements and maximising corporate value. Is …

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04.03.2017

Why are so many organisations stuck with traditional reporting?

What does a traditional BI set up typically look like in an organisation compared to visualisation? Undoubtedly it will be all about centralised reporting that comes out of the IT department which takes an age to explain, an age to run, an age to tweak and the user gives up because whatever it was that …

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19.02.2017

New Release – Sage X3 Version 11

The release of Sage X3 Version v11 builds upon its strong functionality and technology and responds to feedback from existing users.  The new version release is a leap forward in functionality and connectivity, expanding the solution to support faster supply chain management, production management and financial management. New in Production Management Project Management – Manage …

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22.11.2016

The top three gripes from the SME Financial Director

At CPiO we get to meet numerous Finance Heads whether it be through our work in Sage 200 or Sage X3 and invariably, each FD suffers with the same three common issues – particularly in those sites that are seeing growth or have some ambitious plans to expand over the next few months. Can you …

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16.08.2016

Pemberstone Group invests in Sage X3 with CPiO

Established in 1995, Pemberstone Group has an extensive portfolio of property interests and business investments, ranging from start-ups to long-established companies. Based in Worcestershire, Pemberstone has a renowned reputation for selecting good quality commercial investments which have the potential for added value. Having used an older, unsupported Sage product for many years, Pemberstone was tired …

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