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For IT departments drowning in complex and expensive software maintenance chores, the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model can ease the burden. SaaS reduces complexity by outsourcing most of the infrastructure needed to run software applications, and reduces costs by charging only for what is consumed. But you can also adopt a hybrid SaaS model, in which some systems are outsourced and others are kept in-house. Learn more.
Related to Saas Vendor: Application Service Provider, Hosting Services, IT Infrastructure, Outsourcing, Practices and Business Issues, Software as a Service (SaaS), Focus Research
Many small to medium businesses (SMBs) do not have experience with software as a service (SaaS), but are looking to adopt SaaS solutions soon. According to studies, 2009 will be the tipping point, with a majority of companies aiming to adopt SaaS this year. But these companies must be cautious, as the old rules for on-premise software analysis and purchase don?t apply. Discover the new rigorous criteria you should use.
Related to Saas Vendor: Consulting and Services, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Decision Making, Hosting Services, Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Learning and Education, Office Application and Automation, Project and Process Management, Software Selection, HyperOffice
With the success of software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based vendors, more applications are being accessed over the Web. Applications once considered too proprietary or mission-critical for SaaS, such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), are now being delivered as services. After seeing the increasing rates of SaaS adoption, Nucleus Research decided to examine the user base of SaaS vendor NetSuite. Find out what they learned.
Related to Saas Vendor: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Infrastructure, NetSuite
For an increasing number of companies, the costs of owning and operating on-premise software are a burden they are no longer willing to bear. Fortunately, cloud computing is transforming the way companies use computing services by simplifying IT infrastructure, and shifting costs and risks from clients to vendors. Discover how global companies are using cloud computing to manage their financials faster and more easily.
Related to Saas Vendor: Accounting and Financial Management, Software as a Service (SaaS), Software Selection, Intacct Corp
For finance executives, the financial advantages of cloud computing are undeniable. Shifting the costs of hardware and software from a capital investment to an operating expense makes software-as-a-service (SaaS) more affordable, and far more accessible. Learn how SaaS financials tools can free finance executives from the constraints of on-premise solutions, allowing them to concentrate on growth, regulation, and risk.
Related to Saas Vendor: Accounting and Financial Management, IT Infrastructure, Software as a Service (SaaS), Intacct Corp
After struggling with manual and often duplicate data entry, paper-intensive processes, and a lack of visibility into financial data, Knoxville, Tennessee (US)-based Faith Promise Church needed a new accounting system that would scale as the church organization grew. Find out how Faith Promise selected a solution that provided much-needed process automation, as well as greater insight into financial operations.
Related to Saas Vendor: Accounting and Financial Management, Data Entry, End-User Query and Reporting, Software as a Service (SaaS), Intacct Corp
OpSource, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company, was experiencing some growing pains. The company?s financial application made it difficult to track and manage international operations, and was not well integrated with its customer relationship management (CRM) system. Learn how OpSource?s replacement solution helped improve financial controls and support financial operations in four locations worldwide.
Related to Saas Vendor: Accounting and Financial Management, Software as a Service (SaaS), Intacct Corp
The success or failure of spend and savings initiatives depends largely on the purchasing processes and technology platforms that support them. To ensure success, organizations need to build a flexible foundation that can adapt to savings measures as needed. Discover five best practices for spend management, inspired by innovations in cloud computing, and learn how they can help your company save money.
Related to Saas Vendor: E-procurement and Requisitioning, Software as a Service (SaaS), Spend Management, Tippit
Ensuring the security of human resources (HR) data is critical not only to preserve the sanctity of employees? personal information, but also to minimize legal risk to the organization as a whole. This issue takes on even more importance as organizations choose to deploy their talent management systems via a software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery model. Learn about the risks of SaaS HR systems, and how to minimize them.
Related to Saas Vendor: Career Management, Competencies Management, Human Capital Management (HCM), Performance Measurement, Pre-Employment Testing, Record Management, Recruitment Management, Relocation Management, Security, Software as a Service (SaaS), Staffing, Systems Integration, Time and Attendance Tracking, Training and Development, Softscape
Bytec, Inc., a supplier of electronic and mechanical assemblies for the automotive sector, needed a system to allow original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers to trace a particularly complex part. Learn how ByTec chose a solution that provided each part with a unique identity, complete with full traceability through the entire manufacturing process, enabling OEMs to identify faults, and avoid warranty costs.
Related to Saas Vendor: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software as a Service (SaaS), Plex Systems
A supplier to the automotive industry, Grand Rapids Spring & Stamping (GRS&S) implemented an innovative continuous improvement program. The goal: to make incremental improvements in quality, cost, delivery, safety, and morale. With over 8,000 employee-generated ideas now implemented, the company has saved over $1.2 million. Learn how improvements in GRS&S?s manufacturing processes reduce waste and improve the bottom line.
Related to Saas Vendor: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software as a Service (SaaS), Plex Systems
When Inteva Products, LLC was launched as an independent company, one of its first challenges was a complete overhaul of its IT environment, which was made up of many different systems?including a legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Learn how the company chose a software-as-a-service (SaaS) ERP solution that trimmed monthly operating costs by one-third and enabled IT staff to focus on more strategic work.
Related to Saas Vendor: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software as a Service (SaaS), Plex Systems
Automotive supplier Ralco Industries was having inventory trouble. The lack of accurate data from its systems was causing a number of expensive issues?quality problems, scrap, overtime, expedited shipments, etc. Learn how implementing a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution helped Ralco dramatically reduce inventory costs and achieve return on investment (ROI) in just over one year.
Related to Saas Vendor: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Inventory Management, Software as a Service (SaaS), Plex Systems
Business intelligence (BI) software is increasingly a key component of IT architectures, and a requirement for most enterprise application sales. Both on-premise software vendors and software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors are responding by developing solutions that combine operational and analytic functionality?often by partnering with established BI providers. Learn what these partnerships mean for your organization.
Related to Saas Vendor: Business Intelligence (BI), Software as a Service (SaaS), SAP
Hybrid human resources (HR) is all about combining every available delivery option?HR outsourcing being one of them?to provide HR services in as cost-effective and as standardized a way as possible. Companies can choose between an on-premise, on-demand, or a business process outsourcing (BPO) solution?or they can choose and combine the best of all worlds in order to match their business needs. Find out how.
Related to Saas Vendor: Human Capital Management (HCM), Outsourcing, Software as a Service (SaaS), Systems Integration, NorthgateArinso
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