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SAP BusinessObjects vs. Oracle Business Intelligence

SAP BusinessObjects vs. Oracle Business Intelligence

Posted Nov 01 2012 by James Sullivan

With these SAP and Oracle so clearly dominating the BI segment, a logical question—and one that we’ve seen before in the Business-Software.com Community—is how do SAP BusinessObjects and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition compare? Read More

Sage 50 vs QuickBooks: The Best Accounting Software for Your Small Business

Sage 50 vs QuickBooks: The Best Accounting Software for Your Small Business

Posted Aug 28 2014 by Kristin Crosier

Sage 50 and QuickBooks are both solid options for SMB accounting because they can vastly improve how small businesses manage finances, greatly reducing time spent configuring Excel spreadsheets and manually entering data. But when it ... Read More

How to Use Microsoft Excel for CRM

How to Use Microsoft Excel for CRM

Posted May 27 2014 by Greg Fisher

Learn the basics, and you'll be ready to use Excel for CRM. Here we will look at how you can turn Excel into a powerful CRM system with minimal effort and maximum efficiency. Read More

MRP and Kanban: Push vs. Pull Manufacturing

MRP and Kanban: Push vs. Pull Manufacturing

Posted Sep 26 2013 by Mark Aspillera

Since their advent near the end of the 19th century, factories and mass production have laid layers of science onto the art of manufacturing. Breaking down microeconomics into quantifiable values resulted in the development of ... Read More

The Subtle Braggart: How to Promote Yourself at Work

The Subtle Braggart: How to Promote Yourself at Work

Posted Jul 09 2013 by Alison Meier

How do you promote the good work you do without pounding your chest? Project managers, and any of us with career aspirations, have to find ways to let our bosses know what we're doing and ... Read More

Top Nonprofit Software: The 5 Flavors of Not-for-profit Donor Management

Top Nonprofit Software: The 5 Flavors of Not-for-profit Donor Management

Posted Oct 08 2013 by Miranda Limonczenko

Like nonprofit organizations come in all shapes and sizes, so do constituent relationship management (CRM) solutions. Depending on their scale or their assortment of features, donor management may or may not fit an organization. In ... Read More

Understanding ERP Modules and How They Improve Your Business

Understanding ERP Modules and How They Improve Your Business

Posted Feb 27 2019 by Jacob Morgan

This article was originally posted in December 2013 but has been updated for 2019. An enterprise resource planning (ERP) software package dramatically improves the way a company runs its entire back office, enabling it to ... Read More

Finding the Balance between Leadership and Management Skills

Finding the Balance between Leadership and Management Skills

Posted Sep 21 2016 by Sireesha Allaparthi

Becoming a leader sounds exciting, right? All of us, including you and me, want to become a leader. One who’ll inspire our colleagues and others. Being the title of manager has the opposite effect. When ... Read More

The Benefits of Cloud Databases

The Benefits of Cloud Databases

Posted Aug 02 2013 by Tom Kincaid

Cloud computing has been advancing in recent years as a powerful and flexible business computing platform for companies of all sizes, and it is increasingly becoming a platform for the database as well. Companies are ... Read More

8 Questions you Should Ask During a Reference Check

8 Questions you Should Ask During a Reference Check

Posted Mar 07 2010 by John Harrison

You ask the questions, and our resident CRM guru shares her wisdom. This week's question: "What should I ask during a customer reference check?" A: Many experts consider the customer reference check to be the ... Read More