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How to Beat the Post-Release NetSuite Blues

on 10/17/18 9:04 AM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | NetSuite
Ready or not, the NetSuite 18.2 Release is here! This latest release brought more upgrades than you could count with new capabilities for companies in manufacturing, retail, professional services, software, and more. What’s not to love? Well, if your team wasn’t ready for it, you may still be catching your breath or singing the NetSuite Release blues right now.
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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 | NetSuite Cloud ERP Project Management
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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Your 2018 Database Management Resolutions

on 1/12/18 9:22 AM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | Database Management Database
Your databases are the heart of your organization containing the keys to sales, production, and all of your business-critical processes.
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The 10 Basic Functionalities Every Financial Management Solution Needs To Support Growth Plans This Year

on 1/4/18 2:03 PM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | NetSuite
 Managing your company’s financials is the backbone of your business and is vital to the long-term success of your organization. In order for your company’s financial team to drive growth and increase profits in this upcoming year, it is imperative that you have the right tools in place for them to do their job most effectively. If spreadsheets and workarounds sound all too familiar for your organization’s finance department, it could very well be time for you to upgrade your current financial management solution to a cloud-based system like NetSuite.
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Better Financial Reporting in the New Year with NetSuite

on 12/21/17 4:15 PM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | NetSuite
As the year comes to a close, individuals and companies alike are looking back at the accomplishments and lessons of 2017 and ahead toward new goals and achievements in 2018. For many businesses better financial reporting will top that list.
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Compliance and Hybrid Cloud

on 12/8/17 9:30 AM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | Database Management
While the migration to the cloud with databases, enterprise applications, and many other processes has been a no-brainer for many companies, highly regulated industries oftentimes face a slightly slower, more complicated move to the cloud.
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Avoid a Database Disaster with Hybrid Cloud

on 11/29/17 12:33 PM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | Database Management
As enterprise apps (and the databases they bring with them) continue to move to the cloud, optimizing the management of this data for its new environment is absolutely crucial. When things are running smoothly, database management can be a breeze, but the true test of a strong management strategy is how it deals with disasters, or avoids them all together.
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The Challenges of Database Management in Hybrid Cloud

on 11/16/17 4:06 PM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | Database Management Database Cloud
As businesses move their business-critical data to the cloud, hybrid cloud architecture, which supports an organization’s data in both public and private cloud environments, is being embraced as a strategic middle-ground for many organizations. For some industries, hybrid cloud is a temporary solution―a stepping stone―as enterprise applications are deliberately and carefully moved to the cloud; for others it’s a more permanent solution due to a variety of business requirements.
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How to Avoid Database Cloud Migration Missteps

on 11/9/17 4:07 PM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | Database
As the cloud continues to gain prominence in enterprise IT, more and more companies are facing the difficult task of figuring out how to get there. That can be especially nerve-wracking when dealing with your organization’s most mission-critical data and databases (such as Oracle, SQL Server, and NoSQL). A challenge that most organizations face is that the cloud simply doesn’t make sense (yet) for all data loads, and it’s rare that a company is able to move all of its data to the cloud in one fell swoop. For that reason, the hybrid cloud is becoming the new normal.
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SQL Server 2017: What You Need to Know About the Latest Updates

on 9/13/17 10:26 AM By | John Hughes | 0 Comments | Database Management SQL Server
The SQL Server 2017 update has brought some significantly upgraded capabilities to its database engine, integration services, master data services, reporting services, and more. It’s also brought the power of SQL Server to Linux, Linux-based Docker containers, and Windows. All of these updates mean more insights, simpler processes, better database performance, and plenty of changes for on-premise and cloud database services.
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