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Built to run a business: NetSuite’s secret to customer success

By KES Team | November 15, 2017

A key factor in NetSuite’s success from Day One was the overarching goal of the company. NetSuite was built to run a business. The suite includes many outstanding capabilities, built in from the ground up, including: pure cloud architecture; built-in Business Intelligence; customization framework; ecommerce; and more.

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Learn about Adaptive Insights formula game

By Kate McNeil | May 30, 2017

Similar to the shell game, tracing a formula back to its source can be frustrating. Deciding how or where to enter that formula can be equally as challenging. Users ask all the time, how do I know what formula is in an account. Here is a quick and easy guide on formulas on General Ledger Accounts and Custom Accounts.

Outgrowing QuickBooks

Top four signs you’re outgrowing QuickBooks

By Meredith Schultenover | May 25, 2017

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 companies are getting started. However, many of our clients have found that it may not be the right choice for the long term.

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NetSuite vs Intacct: Key Differentiators

By Meredith Schultenover | May 22, 2017

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 solutions as they come on the scene and watching…

Don’t move my cheese: Lessons in change management

By Gaejtens Cadet | February 20, 2017

The book Who Move My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson was released 19 years ago, but remains extremely relevant today. The book is an allegory telling the story of its four main characters, 2 mice, Scurry and Sniff, and 2 small humans, Hem and Haw. The four live in a maze and each morning they would…

Insight

The value of insight

By Autumn Harris | January 17, 2017

As an executive, business owner or line of business director it is important to understand the critical metrics by which you should run the business. A deep understanding of those numbers, measures or factors can lead to dramatic performance improvement.

Accounting depatment

Future-proof your accounting department

By Gaejtens Cadet | December 14, 2016

Businesses are evolving and changing faster now than at any time in the past. While experiencing rapid growth and change, some private businesses falter under the weight of their own stature. A failure in financial reporting or compliance can quickly have a huge impact on corporate reputation and the company’s prospects for continued growth and profitability.

Microsoft Dynamics GP Year End – It’s That Time Again!

By Autumn Harris | November 15, 2016

By Autumn Harris With the end of the calendar year approaching, the Microsoft Dynamics GP team is preparing for 2016 year-end updates that will be required for W2’s or 1099’s. If you would like to schedule year-end payroll or 1099 assistance with KES, please contact Autumn Harris, KES Client Account Manager at *protected email*. With year-end being…

NetSuite vs Salesforce: Key Differentiators

By Meredith Schultenover | August 16, 2016

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…

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

By KES Team | August 11, 2016

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…

Why your ERP should embrace customizations

By Autumn Harris | August 11, 2016

KES Team Authored – Having worked in the mid-market ERP space for 10 years now, customization can be a very dirty word when it comes to ERP implementations.  When I first started my career, a customization could mean hours of consulting and coordination between the business, a functional consultant and a developer.  That would be…

Why partners matter in ERP implementations

By Autumn Harris | August 11, 2016

KES Team Authored – Our business is built on selling solutions built by other companies.  We do not create software as a defining part of our business, although we have on occasion.  We specialize in implementing solutions that larger companies design, create, roadmap and code.  So this begs the question, would the publisher and creator be the…

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