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Don’t be like Delta – All flights cancelled due to IT failure

KES Team Authored: Delta has experienced and is still experiencing as of this writing (8.9.2016) one of the most massive computer software failures in history, which is going to cost them millions of dollars. Ultimately, this level of disruption might cost them much more, when the potential long term loss of customers is included. My…

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NetSuite Tips & Tricks – Maximizing Your Global Search Results

Whether you are a new or experienced NetSuite user, chances are you heavily rely on the global search feature to find information quickly. Located across the top of your environment, the global search feature allows you to locate transactions, records, reports or searches by typing in just a few related characters. Open a New Window…

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NetSuite 2016.1 Release Notes – Summary

While all of the features included in the new release can be viewed by accessing the 2016.1 Overview webinar or by downloading the release notes from the portlet, we have also summarized the features that are relevant to most of our clients on the attachment. As with all releases provided by NetSuite, we recommend that…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 – New Release

  By Hans Stabell, Kraft Enterprise Systems   Microsoft Dynamics GP offers a cost effective solution for managing and integrating general ledger, sales, supply chain, manufacturing, project accounting and human resources in addition to increasing visibility and improving oversight at all levels of the business. The new release of Dynamics GP 2016, planned for Spring…

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NetSuite Tips & Tricks (2016Q1)

By Christy Pack, Kraft Enterprise Systems Setting Up Daily Fact Alerts NetSuite users rely on customized dashboards to provide them with the latest reminders and events to stay up-to-date with their evolving business. However, if the facts and numbers are outdated, they could have negative consequences when making important business decisions. Unfortunately, for busy professionals,…

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Why Your Company Should Adopt NetSuite in 2016

Is your organization a fast growing company with a continually evolving business model? Do departments consistently rely on spreadsheets for operational and financial information? Is e-mail a system of record for the business? These are all signs that it might be time to adopt a full scale business management system. While that sounds like a…

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Why Pay Legacy ERP Maintenance Fees?

Many legacy ERP products like Sage, Epicor, Oracle, and Microsoft Dynamics require expensive maintenance fees ranging from 16-24% of the full product price. What is included in that yearly fee? Support and the right to future software releases are generally included in these fees. However, most legacy ERP systems have been customized, which translates into…

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How To Succeed in B2B e-Commerce

E-Commerce has helped many retailers open up new markets, expand offerings and increase revenue. Most notably, the estimated sales volume from Black Friday through Cyber Monday increased by double digits while in-store purchases decreased by almost $1 Billion. The majority of Black Friday purchases are B2C (Business to Consumer) and is obviously very different than…

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Dangers of IBWA (Inventory by Walking Around)

I.B.W.A. is an acronym for Inventory by Walking Around. This is to describe the process where an inventory manager or warehouse employee walks around the warehouse to determine quantity and location of inventory items.

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What is your digital disruption plan for 2016?

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 touting itself as “The digital company. That’s also an industrial company.” it may be time to evaluate what impact a digital transformation will have on small to mid-size businesses.

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