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Brown Smith Wallace Consulting Group
Brown Smith Wallace was founded in 1972. The company@s Consulting Group researches, compares, and evaluates software solutions for the distribution industry.

brown smith wallace  Smith Wallace Consulting Group Brown Smith Wallace was founded in 1972. The company’s Consulting Group researches, compares, and evaluates software solutions for the distribution industry.

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Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Profits?


Due to their limitations, using spreadsheets to manage mission-critical business functions is an unacceptable risk. The requirements for finding the right inventory in the right place at the right time are being hampered by spreadsheet forecasts based on inappropriate source data. Packaged software with inventory management and collaborative capabilities will give your supply chain a competitive advantage. Learn how.

brown smith wallace  prohibited. Copyright © 2007 Brown, Smith, Wallace LLC and/or its affiliates or licensors. All rights reserved. The Brown, Smith, Wallace LLC name and design marks are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Brown, Smith, Wallace LLC and/or one of its affiliates. All rights reserved. All other trademarks listed herein are the property of their respective owners. www.bswllc.com St. Louis 1050 N. Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis MO 63132 314.983.1200 St. Charles 104 N. Main Street St. Charles MO 63301 Read More

Software Selection Processes-Accelerating Vendor Identification


Software selection is complex and time-consuming. Taking shortcuts or skipping steps in the process increases the risk of making the wrong choice. But attending a virtual trade show can accelerate the selection process, increase vendor interaction, and reduce this risk.

brown smith wallace  is a principal of Brown, Smith, Wallace Consulting Group ( http://www.bswllc.com/ ), with a focus on enterprise applications for the wholesale distribution market. BSW Consulting publishes research, provides a software directory for the distribution marketplace, hosts its own virtual technology fair ( http://www.virtualtechfair.com/ ), and provides software selection consulting services to its clients. He can be reached at jgusdorf@bswc.com . Read More

Not Small Change: World-class Financial Automation Delivers Dramatic Benefits


Automating finance processes—such as closing the books, reporting, and other labor-intensive processes—reduces finance costs. By streamlining financial processes, you can spend more time on higher-value responsibilities and help ensure your company has a competitive advantage. Find out about the financial solutions many financial managers are implementing to automate their financial processes and financial transactions.

brown smith wallace  overall savings for finance. Brown Forman Corp. understands such savings. Known for Jack Daniels whiskey and Korbel Champagnes, the Louisville, Ky.-based company just bought top-shelf Mexican tequila maker Casa Herradura. Completing the acquisition along with several others of late has been smooth because Brown Forman has one companywide financial system that most recently added treasury/cash management capabilities. The technology enables us to quickly change organizational structures with the Read More

Fischer’s Prio! SecureSync ~ A Solution to Enterprise Directory Chaos


Prio! SecureSync combines the proven technologies of Fischer Systems and Siemens, providing over 18 years of combined directory synchronization and management experience. The flexibility and interoperability of the product have certainly captured the industries attention in bringing order to ‘directory chaos’, thereby allowing an always up to date, synchronized, disparate directory computing environment.

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Hosted versus On-premises Customer Relationship Management


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