Convincing your oil and gas organization to go cloud isn't always easy. OFSi's IT manager told me how he made the move to Acumatica - and how he used dashboards to get buy-in. Next up: connected manufacturing and robotic arms.
Before making the leap to AI and automation, finance leaders have to get the basics right with their data and their people, suggests Workday's Tim Wakeford
QuickBooks is using its balance sheet to test small business lending based on its ability to analyze and predict SMB accounts. The results are interesting.
Workday earnings for Q4 FY 2018 beat estimates as cloud financials does well, while Wall St frets over a metric with little relevance in a SaaS business
Long awaited, the Dropbox IPO is now on, giving a first peek at finances and operations at the file-sharing and cloud collaboration pureplay
Is your business adapting fast enough to digital disruption? Diffusion explains why people and organizations adapt to new technologies at different rates
Your finance team should become an early adopter of AI and automation in order to reduce the burden of manual processes, recommends Workday's Tim Wakeford
BLD Brands needed a new cloud ERP platform. Live at the Acumatica Summit 2018 in Nashville, their new CEO told me how he did it - including vendor evaluation, impressing auditors, and why crawl -> walk -> run makes sense for ERP.
Being a CFO of a concrete company with no visibility into inventory across locations isn't fun. Dakota Red's CFO changed all that with a move to Acumatica. But could a cloud ERP move address his company's vertical needs?
I'm not a panel fan, but Xerocon 2017 featured a terrific customer panel. Here's what I learned about cloud financials, the challenges accountants are facing - and why one panelist hires for "laziness"!
Xerocon US 2017 is in the books. I wanted to see where the similarities lay between the US and the UK. Jon Reed's discussion with Brian Sommer provides important clues.
At Sage Intacct Advantage, we heard from two services partners and cloud ERP advocates. AcctTwo and JMT Consulting Group shared their growth secrets - and why a vertical ERP focus pays off.
Workplace diversity is an important topic, but one that can be tuned out. At Xerocon 2017, a panel brought new data from Xero to light. Some of the data was troubling - but I also heard fresh ideas on going forward.