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Put an End to March Madness: How to Optimize NetSuite Financials and Reporting

on 3/14/18 10:29 AM By | Sean Harmon | 0 Comments | NetSuite
With the deadline for S-Corp and partnership tax returns upon us, it’s likely your company’s financial team is facing its own kind of March Madness. Whether it’s Form 2553 or Form 1120S or the countless other pieces of financial data that needs to be collected, analyzed, and organized before the March 15 deadline, playing the year-end reporting game takes extraordinary hustle.
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What You Need to Know About NetSuite's 18.1 Release

on 3/8/18 8:33 AM By | ManageForce | 1 Comment | Oracle NetSuite
Earlier this week, NetSuite announced Version 2018 Release 1 (commonly referred to as 18.1) of its business management suite. Although the announcement on the NetSuite website was just a sneak preview of what's to come, it has NetSuite users across all industries excited for a multitude of reasons. We've unpacked the full list of feature highlights in the NetSuite 18.1 update and outlined the details that we think are worth getting excited about. 
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How ITSM Drives Business Growth

on 3/7/18 9:00 AM By | ManageForce | 0 Comments | IT service management ITSM
In a recent blog post we highlighted why IT service management, commonly referred to as ITSM, should be the foundation of every enterprise database and application management strategy.
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Picking the Best Option for Supporting NetSuite―SuiteConsulting or an Independent Consulting Firm?

on 3/1/18 9:30 AM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | Cloud ERP Project Management Apps Management NetSuite
If you’re like majority of NetSuite customers, you aren’t thrilled with your current NetSuite support strategy, but you’re not overly disappointed either. News flash―simply “getting by” with your NetSuite support is not a strategy that will drive digital transformation or help you gain a competitive advantage (which were probably a couple of the reasons you decided to implement NetSuite as an ERP in the first place). The days of “just O.K.” NetSuite support are over!
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The Importance of ITSM in Enterprise Database and Application Management

on 2/23/18 10:52 AM By | ManageForce | 0 Comments | IT service management ITSM
When considering the management of your business-critical IT, whether that’s your databases, NetSuite cloud ERP solution, JDE, or the multitude of other enterprise apps on the market, there are countless pieces to consider. Cost, staffing, bandwidth, and the list goes on and on. There’s one piece many businesses fail to consider―IT service management―commonly referred to as ITSM. ITSM is based on an organizational mindset to optimize service delivery and align business processes with corporate goals. The best ITSM programs feature a customized blend of policies, processes, and procedures, as well as sophisticated technologies for managing the implementation and support of a company’s IT services for peak performance.
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Picking the Best Option for Supporting NetSuite―SuiteSupport or Managed Services?

on 2/12/18 11:35 AM By | Sean Harmon | 0 Comments | Managed Services Cloud ERP NetSuite
Industry innovators and market-leaders are turning to NetSuite to fuel their business growth each day. After all, its cloud-native architecture makes it easy to scale and integrate with other software, while its comprehensive set of modules and 3rd party SuiteApps allow for businesses to create a specialized system, tailored for specific industry requirements. Although lower costs and ease of integration are among the many reasons businesses are turning to NetSuite, the new requirements for managing cloud applications, IT services and delivery models can present unique challenges throughout all phases of implementation and post-production support. If your organization recently made the investment in NetSuite, you need to make sure you have the right strategy, resources, and support plan in place in order for your business to thrive. Below we’ve outlined two of the most common support options for NetSuite customers including the pros, the cons, and which  business IT scenarios each option is best suited for.
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4 Things to Know About NetSuite When Considering Cloud ERP

Implementing (or upgrading) a new ERP (enterprise resource planning) system is not a decision to be taken lightly. In fact, for most organizations, the implementation of a new ERP system is one of the most stressful and disruptive initiatives the business can take on. As you evaluate your ERP options on the market, the system’s ability to scale with your organization’s growth, increase efficiency, and drive down costs are all equally important factors to keep in mind. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably familiar with the latest ERP craze— cloud. If your organization is considering making the transition to cloud ERP, you’re in good company. A growing number of companies are moving to the cloud in an effort to drive cost-savings and increase scalability and business agility. Businesses are increasingly turning to NetSuite, the #1 cloud business software on the market, to fuel their business growth and streamline critical business operations.
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Drive Digital Transformation in 2018 with JD Edwards

on 2/2/18 10:28 AM By | Matt Poole | 0 Comments | Managed Services JDE Enterprise One Cloud JD Edwards ERP
As the backbone to many market-leading companies, JD Edwards is one of the strongest, most reliable ERP systems on the market today. However, for many business executives they continue to question if they’re consistently taking advantage of JD Edwards to solve their current technology needs. In a recent interview, Lyle Ekdahl, Oracle’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, said “The strength of digital technologies―mobile, analytics, cloud―doesn’t lie in the technologies individually. Instead, it stems from how companies integrate them to transform their businesses.”
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Why It’s Time to Get Proactive with Your Database Management

on 2/1/18 1:41 PM By | Dan Ryan | 0 Comments | Database Database Management Database Administration
In a recent post we proposed a few “database resolutions” for the new year. At the top of that list was “Stop Reacting, Get Proactive.” The value of ending the cycle of “deal with it as it happens” with your databases cannot be overstated.
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4 Things to Know About Getting Started in NetSuite

NetSuite is packed with value and provides the system capabilities that all companies need to manage their financial, operational and sales activities, and its use of innovative technology allows companies to gain efficiencies and automation like never before. If you’ve made the leap to cloud ERP and invested in the market-leading system called NetSuite, but you may be overwhelmed with what to do next. There are a few things that you need to know in order to optimize NetSuite, streamline your business processes, manage IT costs, and improve employee productivity. Below, we’ve outlined the 4 things that you need to know about getting started in NetSuite in order for your organization to get the full value out of your NetSuite investment.
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