Let’s Play the Billable Hour Lottery!

The latest video from CPA, VeraSage Fellow and professional comedian, Greg Kyte, makes a brilliant point about how risky it is to pay your attorney, CPA or technology consultant by the hour.  You might as well be buying… Continue reading

Bob’s Barbecue – The Absurdity of the Billable Hour

I’m always looking for ways to demonstrate the absurdity and inherent risk to businesses like yours who work with software consultants (or CPAs or attorneys) who bill for their time.

This past January at the international VeraSage conference, I was… Continue reading

Great Free Resource For Support Questions

Have you ever wondered where you can go to get answers to your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) or Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS) software questions?

The folks at 90Minds (of which we are proud members) teamed… Continue reading

How To Reduce IT Costs and Stress

How can your small- to mid-sized business drastically reduce Information Technology (IT) costs and minimize the stresses of dealing with IT?  The answer is in the clouds.

Almost a year ago we completely eliminated our Exchange and Sharepoint servers.… Continue reading

Sage Insights Session – GEN24 – ROWE for Small Businesses: Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It

Sage is holding their annual partner conference, Insights, in Denver, CO in May. Becky Krause, Director of Human Resources for Sage, and I are presenting a session at the conference entitled ROWE for Small Businesses: Why Work Sucks and How… Continue reading

New Webinar – PlanetTogether’s Scheduling Optimizes your Resources

Join us for a Webinar on August 11

PlanetTogether’s Scheduling Optimizes your Resources

  • Advanced Planning & Scheduling systems save time and money
  • Allocate work to your resources based on your rules and requirements
  • Consider resource and material availability to enable… Continue reading

New Webinar – 17 Things You Should Be Doing Right Now To Reduce Outstanding Accounts Receivable

Join us for a Webinar on April 7

17 Things You Should Be Doing Right Now To Reduce Outstanding Accounts Receivable

1.  Create A Plan
2.  Provide Timely & Accurate Information
3.  Develop KPIs
4.  Define… Continue reading

Announcing the Aries Webinar Series

Join us for the inaugural Aries Webinar on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 11am EST.  The topic for this month’s webinar is focused on sales tax audit challenges and solutions to protect your company.

The Aries Webinar Series is… Continue reading

New Software = Open Heart Surgery

Recently our friends at Microsoft Business Solutions (Great Plains, Navision, Solomon and Axapta) have been attacking Sage and their partners from a truly odd angle.  Apparently the folks at MBS think that businesses purchase accounting, inventory, manufacturing, human resources… Continue reading