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How secure is SaaS compared to on-premises software?

How secure is SaaS compared to on-premises software?

In the past, a widely held belief among business owners was that cloud-hosted applications were less secure than traditional, on-premises software. Those people would be right given that cloud services were not properly managed years ago and that there was practically a buffet line of weaknesses hackers could exploit.

Software companies get savvy with cloud accounting

Software companies get savvy with cloud accounting

Up-and-coming software companies face plenty of difficulties. In order to succeed, software developers, salespeople, customer service agents, accounting reps, and all their distribution channels have to work together as a team.

Some high-tech firms believe they can still keep everything organized using Excel spreadsheets, but they eventually realize this is not the case.

How the cloud is changing the role of the CFO

How the cloud is changing the role of the CFO

Just as cloud computing is changing IT infrastructures and processes, it is also changing the job descriptions of many employees outside the tech department. Traditionally, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) was expected to manage the financial risks of the company and keep a close eye on monthly revenues and balance sheets.

What does a 21st century SMB look like?

What does a 21st century SMB look like?

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today may still have the same interior design, office furniture, and employees, but one thing has clearly changed in recent years: technology.

21st century organizations are realizing the value of implementing the latest IT solutions, and thanks to that they are working faster than ever, more flexible than ever, and have become real contenders in the market.

Drive sales with the Dynamics 365 and LinkedIn integration

Drive sales with the Dynamics 365 and LinkedIn integration

As we already know, cold calling and cold emailing has faded as a feasible way to acquire customers. While it may have worked in the past, today’s buyers are well-informed and prefer to work with firms that understand their needs.

For this reason, many businesses have turned to Microsoft’s customer relationship management (CRM) software, Dynamics 365. With its wide range of business intelligence and automation tools, sales people can find the right stakeholders, predict what they want, and deliver an effective sales pitch.

Dynamics GP: On-premises or hosted?

Dynamics GP: On-premises or hosted?

Implementing Microsoft Dynamics GP is one of the most beneficial investments a company can make. By integrating financial management with workflow automation, inventory, and analytics, Dynamics GP can dramatically enhance business performance. Over the years, more companies have become aware of this and are now planning to purchase the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for themselves.

The four nightmares keeping small business owners up at night

The four nightmares keeping small business owners up at night

Starting a business is a huge achievement, but keeping it running and making it successful are the real challenges. Reports from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics show that 20 percent of small businesses shut down by the end of their first year, and around 50 percent fail by the end of their fifth.

Technology trend roundup for mid-2017

Technology trend roundup for mid-2017

The world of IT never gets boring, and new trends rise and fall at a rapid pace. Last year, wearable technology and AI chatbots were all the rage. And in the past six months, tech companies have released cutting-edge upgrades and tools that could certainly transform the way you do business, and companies quick to understand and embrace these trends can gain enormous success.