What Microsoft’s LinkedIn Acquisition Means for Dynamics

Jul 6, 2016

Whenever a company makes a $26 billion acquisition, you can be sure that legions of armchair CEOs will emerge from their troll caves to explain what a terrible idea it is. Microsoft’s recent purchase of LinkedIn is no exception. According to the New York Times, it will make you hate Microsoft Word. Fortune offers “proof” ...


6 Ideas Revolutionizing Trucking and Fleet Management Technology

Jun 20, 2016

The semi-truck is the thankless warrior that keeps the engine of the economy running. Under the hood, however, a quiet technological revolution is underway that is dramatically transforming the trucking industry—and by extension every industry that relies on it to move their goods from point A to point B. At Software Advice, we’re always keeping ...


Salesforce ERP Integrations: Forget Your ERP’s Old CRM

Jun 1, 2016

If you look up “Salesforce” in the dictionary, its synonym might as well be “CRM.” A key industry player for over a decade, Salesforce now controls well over half the market for customer relationship management (CRM) software. What differentiates Salesforce from its competitors? It was one of the first enterprise software vendors to provide a ...


5 Best Apps for Truckers on the Go

May 18, 2016

Honk your horn, bark 10-4 into your CB, buckle up—and don’t forget your smartphone. You want to know exactly where you’re going, right? There are more apps than ever designed to help truckers who are in it for the long haul. We’re taking a look at some of the most popular ones to help make ...


A New Kind of ERP Integration: Forget The All-In-One Suites

Apr 25, 2016

Without sounding too much like your college roommate who followed Phish on tour, there is something I tell businesses that are looking to implement a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system: ERP is just like, an idea, man. What I mean by this is that ERP is no longer a clearly defined set of software ...


The Buffet of ERP Modules: Why You Should Build Your System à la Carte

Mar 4, 2016

Have you ever gone to a Hometown Buffet, loaded up your plate and then thought, “do I really need all of this?” Or did you stand flustered at the buffet line, totally overwhelmed by the options of what to fit onto your plate? Such is the dilemma for prospective enterprise resource planning (ERP) system buyers—only ...


What Is Intacct? Breaking Down the Vendor’s Many Solutions

Feb 16, 2016

Intacct is a major vendor in the accounting and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software markets. Founded in 1999, this vendor has grown its customer base to over 10,000. It’s primarily used by organizations in the following sectors: Accounting Healthcare Hospitality Nonprofit Professional services Distribution Software development Key Functionality This vendor’s main offering is its self-titled Intacct: ...


How ERP Software Selection Works

Feb 4, 2016

Selecting a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for your organization can be a daunting task. There are more vendors than ever offering systems for businesses of all sizes and across every industry niche. We put together this ERP software selection guide to help you and your business navigate the complex world of choosing a ...