NetSuite vs Intacct: Key Differentiators

By: Meredith Schultenover [meredith@kraftenterprise.com] Managing Director, Kraft Enterprise Systems, LLC At Kraft, we have been selling, implementing, and supporting business software solutions for more than 20 years.  We have experience with multiple products and pride ourselves on partnering with software publishers offering the best solutions on the market for our clients.  We are constantly evaluating new[…]

Planning For The Future

Successful businesses set strategic goals for specific business operations.  Goals should be more specific than “be successful” or “improve sales”.  Once you have specific facts and figures down on paper, you want to associate budgets and labor resources to those goals and monitor your progress.  You can’t trust the future of your company to spreadsheets[…]

Get The Upper Hand On Labor Productivity

For service industries such as professional service consultants, software providers, and those involved with healthcare, labor productivity has the biggest impact on profit margins.  You need to dedicate the right people to the right job or task and minimize as much of the common manual processes as you can.  Get the upper hand on labor[…]

Build On A Solid Foundation

Although business growth can occur naturally, more often it takes careful planning.  You and your key managers consider strategic goals, evaluate new markets, and develop marketing campaigns to reach different customer groups.  Get the control and visibility you need to grow by using a robust business management solution as your foundation.       Organic growth is a[…]

Don’t Get Dizzy By Fast Moving Inventory

Tracking inventory, especially with multiple locations and a global supply chain, can be dizzying.  With volumes of inventory coming and going, your team can easily misplace, miscount, or simply lose track of important items.  Complicated warehouse operations require robust technology to keep inventory in order.  If you need real-time, accurate inventory control, then take a[…]

Satisfy Customers On-The-Move

Customer demands are always changing and now they expect the same personalized interactions across several channels.  Whether shopping online, in the stores, or through mobile devices, customers expect to see the same information, pricing, and have the same level of attention from your representatives.  Connect your key people with your customers, across all channels, with[…]

Traceability Is Not Optional

Medical-related manufacturers and distributors are under obligation to comply with strict regulatory standards governed by the FDA, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act, and other global agencies.  In order to ensure compliance you need electronic records that are as easy to find as they are to enter.  Traceability and auditable data is not optional, which is why many[…]

Go Big or Go Home

Larger businesses often encounter similar challenges as their smaller competitors, only on a bigger scale.  Which is why implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can be more daunting for an enterprise business than for a small startup.  However, getting into the right ERP solution is better than stumbling through legacy or disparate solutions, especially[…]

Exercise Your Options For The Best Results

Most business owners and management teams feel like they are stuck with their existing business management solutions.  Having already invested in business software and for fear of interrupting a busy business, it may seem easier to live with the system in place.  However, you do have more options than you think. If you are beginning[…]

Don’t Let Expiration Dates Hold Manufacturing Processes Back

There is nothing worse than starting to cook dinner and finding out that one of your important ingredients has expired.  It’s not always easy or convenient to stop everything and run up to the grocery store.  Imagine this on a larger scale, such as with a major food or beverage manufacturer.  You have an order[…]