Top Four Signs You Are Outgrowing QuickBooks

By  Meredith Schultenover Managing Director, Kraft Enterprise Systems, LLC When we are meeting with prospective clients, we are often asked: “When is the right time to move from QuickBooks to cloud financials?”  In the past few years, we have moved several growing companies from QuickBooks to NetSuite. QuickBooks is an excellent and cost-effective solution when[…]

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[…]

NetSuite vs Salesforce: Key Differentiators

NetSuite vs Salesforce: Key Differentiators By  Meredith Schultenover, Managing Director, Kraft Enterprise Systems Recently, a friend contacted me to ask my opinion about Salesforce.com (SFDC) as an option for a new CRM system.  This friend has also asked me in the past about ERP systems.  He owns a distribution company where they are running their sales[…]

What is your digital disruption plan for 2016?

By Glenn Saunders     Digital transformation is becoming a more prolific topic among the top consultancies in the world.  When the darling blue chip GE starts an active advertising campaign (See the Commercial Here) touting itself as “The digital company.  That’s also an industrial company.” it may be time to evaluate what impact a digital[…]

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[…]

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[…]

You Can’t Be Everywhere At Once…But Your ERP Can!

Running a regional or global business can be a challenge, to put it lightly.  You simply can’t be everywhere at once or travel to each location often enough to see, first-hand, how each location is functioning.  The next best thing to cloning yourself is to implement a single, integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that[…]

Predicting The Next Big “Thing”

Wouldn’t it be great to participate in predicting the hot product for the upcoming holidays or know what is going to elevate your company to the next level in upcoming years?  Making bold predictions doesn’t have to be educated guesses or dumb luck.  You can identify trends by harnessing the big data with your enterprise[…]