What is the Cloud? A Guide for Growing Firms

By Daniel Collins | January 11, 2018 |

Do you ever find yourself asking, ‘What is the Cloud?’ Don’t get caught up with buzzwords and the web of confusion surrounding the cloud. In order to achieve success in shifting your processes and programs to the cloud, it is critical to understand how the technology will allow for the best results. This blog will help you demystify the benefits of…

Legacy ERP Data Migration Planning is not for the Birds

By Ron Smith | November 6, 2017 |

When evaluating adopting a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for your firm, one of the major considerations you need to evaluate is the data migration effort associated with leaving a legacy ERP system. The health of your data is critical to the future success of your firm. Whether you are considering migrating to a modern ERP system from consumer…

The Value of Replacing a Legacy ERP System During Disruptive Times

By Daniel Collins | October 30, 2017 |

Yes, you can survive business disruption, just not with an outdated legacy ERP system at the core of your business. Disruption. Nobody likes to think about it, but everyone knows it could be coming soon to their market—with or without warning. Disruption isn’t just new competition. It’s more than just an upstart business that comes along and starts doing what…

Infographic: The Cost of Doing Nothing

By Daniel Collins | October 23, 2017 |

One of the most common questions we receive is related to what the most common source of business system failure is. The answer is simple, inaction! Many firms evaluate new systems on a yearly basis but fail to act due to a number of reasons. The cost associated with an ERP implementation failure can have far-reaching effects. So what is…

Understanding the ROI of Replacing Legacy Software

By Daniel Collins | October 10, 2017 |

Are you considering upgrading your critical business solutions, but don’t know where to begin? Utilize a proven Return on Investment (ROI) analysis to measure your short-term gains and long-term success. This blog will help you understand the ROI of replacing legacy software in favor of a modern cloud-based solution. Businesses often struggle with the decision to upgrade their business systems.…

Cloud Computing Takes the Preakness: Dominate the Race with SaaS Construction Software

By Daniel Collins | May 23, 2017 |

As I watched the Preakness on Saturday and cheered as Cloud Computing overtook Classic Empire (don’t you love horse names?), I couldn’t help but compare the similarities between the horse race and the modern-day decision most construction firms are facing. In horse racing, it rarely pays to be reactive as the field is full of highly competitive top thoroughbreds. The…

Latest Advancements in Construction ERP Software – Look for Cloud-Based Solutions with App Integration

By Randy Collins | May 8, 2017 |

There are many factors to consider in selecting right construction ERP software. An ideal solution should work seamlessly throughout all departments. The software also needs to be scalable, properly supported from an R&D perspective, work in the cloud and integrate with apps. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a suite of integrated applications that seamlessly work together to manage ALL aspects…

Take the Next Step with with Cloud-Based ERP Solutions for Construction Firms

By Randy Collins | April 27, 2017 |

For most business owners, technology has not always been a friend. The collaboration of business computers with phones, tablets and even the network can create a headache for businesses as well as a delay in efficiency and growth. Technology that not only works cohesively together but functions in real-time from anywhere, is a pipe dream for most business owners. The good…

On-Premise vs Cloud-Based Solutions

By Randy Collins | March 21, 2017 |

As technology improves, businesses are under more and more pressure to have access to real-time data and business intelligence to make quicker decisions. Because of its heightened accessibility, cloud computing is paving the way for companies wanting to streamline processes and do away with dated technology. What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is the idea of using the internet to…

3 Year-End Tax-Saving Tips for Computer Hardware and Software Purchases

By Randy Collins | November 28, 2016 |

By Michael Miller, CIT, Senior Manager, Tax & Accounting Services, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund Did you know you can deduct the cost of your newly-purchased computer hardware and software from your taxes? The IRS gives three tax saving options that benefit companies purchasing computer hardware and software. 1. Section 179 The IRS through Internal Revenue Code Section 179 has provided…

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