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Cloud Services Migration, Integration Troubles IT, Study Finds

Cloud Services Migration, Integration Troubles IT, Study Finds | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

A new survey revealed that cloud services migration and integration was a top challenge for most IT professionals. Additionally, CDW researchers found that the majority of these professionals said they would make more use of cloud services, but the complexity they perceive around enabling and integrating those workloads with legacy systems holds them back. Here's everything you need to know.

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The CDW survey included responses from more than 1,200 IT professionals across various industries.

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Sydney Clutterbuck's curator insight, March 26, 3:35 AM

This article by Dan Kobialka provides insight into the troubles faced by the integration of cloud services with legacy systems. A new survey by the CDW revealed that most IT professionals could make use of cloud services if it wasn’t for the complexity of integrating those workloads with legacy systems. 

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ERP for Head of Class Businesses

ERP for Head of Class Businesses | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
We help you guys find the right enterprise resource planning system (ERP), but we don’t always follow up to see how it’s going. The fact is, many people pay for an ERP that’s essentially useless. If you don’t put the time in upfront and implement it the right way for your team, an ERP can be a total waste of time and money. That’s why it’s essential that you take advantage of free demos and free trials to test out if an ERP is right for your business and, especially, to test if an ERP software company has the right customer service for your business.
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This is the theme the folks at FianancialForce illustrate in their newest infographic “How to Successfully Implement an ERP and Grow.”

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ERP Automation: Basics Explained

ERP Automation: Basics Explained | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
The manufacturing industry has different business needs and processes as compared to other domains. ERP involves planning to fulfill these various business requirements. Manufacturing business
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The article itemises some of the benefits that effective ERP manufacturing software consulting offers to businesses.

 

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NGC Launches Cloud-Based ERP Xpress

NGC Launches Cloud-Based ERP Xpress | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

Building on the success of its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, NGC launched ERP Xpress, a cloud-based version of the popular organizational tool.

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The system includes hundreds of pre-configured reports and other functions intended to help streamline workflow, reduce costs and improve profitability.

 

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Importance of ERP in Large Organization

Importance of ERP in Large Organization | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is a system which integrates various business data in a single database and it improve the efficiency of the whole organization by efficiently integrating its various sections.
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....... When business processes are operating at full-fledged as a single cohesive unit; the organization will yield greater results. .....

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Will Disruptive Cloud Computing Kill Enterprise Resource Planning?

Will Disruptive Cloud Computing Kill Enterprise Resource Planning? | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

It’s a just about a cliché at this stage to note that cloud computing has been one of the big technology disruptors in recent years. However, according to Gartner, the best — or worst, depending on your perspective — has yet to come. It seems Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications are doomed to legacy status or even the trash bin.

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By 2017, 70 percent of organizations adopting hybrid ERP will fail to improve cost-benefit outcomes unless their cloud applications provide differentiating functionality.

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Christian Verstraete's curator insight, February 4, 2014 3:07 AM

Getting ERP in the cloud. Intriguing, are enterprises that spent millions establishing their ERP in the first place ready to move it to the cloud (which will cost quite a lot) or are they planning to circumvent the existing environment and slowly migrate functionality till nothing's left?

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My One Big Fat Cloud Computing Prediction for 2014

My One Big Fat Cloud Computing Prediction for 2014 | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
It's that time of year that everyone issues their predictions for the year ahead, and there certainly have been some good forecasts about impending or continuing developments in the cloud market.
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Mainstream in 2014? I think that is rather optimistic, but getting there for sure.

 

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More Businesses Looking to Cloud Accounting Software

More Businesses Looking to Cloud Accounting Software | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
A recent survey of 750 small businesses found that they are still wasting too much time on administrative tasks that can be handled with new technology.
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For obvious reasons the as a Service side of Accounting should be one of the more lucrative sectors over the coming years.

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Public-sector cloud computing: The good, the bad and the ugly

Public-sector cloud computing: The good, the bad and the ugly | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
From California and Utah to Ohio, Massachusetts and Maine, state and local governments are using the cloud to update antiquated systems, but the hurdles are high.
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How Cloud Software Can Make Small Businesses More Competitive

How Cloud Software Can Make Small Businesses More Competitive | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Cloud based software and service providers provide a mean to small businesses to be self-sufficient, to become more competitive and to evolve quickly...
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A Marketer’s Guide to Choosing ERP System

A Marketer’s Guide to Choosing ERP System | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Choosing an ERP system is a challenging task, because it’s a tricky process. There’s a plethora of vendors offering ERP business solutions and each has a set of unique features. But, the baseline is arguably the same. Many businesses invest in heavy ERP business solution packages just for the sake of getting an ERP system. …
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The selection of an ERP system has to be spot on. If you get it wrong, it backfires. So ... this is how you go about it



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Salesforce unveils Wave, its play in cloud analytics

Salesforce unveils Wave, its play in cloud analytics | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Wave uses a search-like medium along with extensive visualizations
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The new service is different from other approaches to analytics: It's search based, with data stored in a schema-less fashion. This allows for rapid, iterative exploration by users who are in search of answers to questions .....

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Experts Forecast Global SaaS based ERP Software Market to Grow at a CAGR Of 13.8%

Experts Forecast Global SaaS based ERP Software Market to Grow at a CAGR Of 13.8% | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Why SaaS Based ERP Software Is Gaining Popularity?Unlike the conventional method of purchasing ERP software licenses, there is a growing trend among organizations, where Software as a Service (SaaS) based model allows them to rent or license an ERP software package for a protracted period of time. It is a vicious circle where increased demand for S...
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The benefit of SaaS based ERP, is that, enterprises do not need to bother with the ever evolving software updates. Besides, maintenance, increased storage requirements and troubleshooting issues are also handled at remote locations by the vendor.

 

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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) - Reshape Your Business Future

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) - Reshape Your Business Future | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Reshape your enterprise future with enterprise resource planning. Grow your business with ERP development services by Crispy Codes.
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ERP works on one centralized software, which can be operated from anywhere within the firm, which cuts down cost and manpower.

 

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How multi-cloud solutions enable more flexibility in the enterprise

How multi-cloud solutions enable more flexibility in the enterprise | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

What are the reasons behind an increasing trend for organisations to adopt cloud solutions from multiple providers? And are vendors happy to play ball?

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Those that have only just embraced the cloud and are still in their first iteration are learning lessons. They're realising they want more diversity rather than just one solution,

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Five Ways Cloud Platforms Are Extending Sales Effectiveness

Five Ways Cloud Platforms Are Extending Sales Effectiveness | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Bottom line: Sales effectiveness is going through an inflexion point driven by rapid advances in cloud computing platforms and applications.  Changing business models, emergence of everything-as-a-service, the subscription economy, and revenues...
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Here are the five lessons learned for these and additional companies spoken with regarding how cloud platforms are giving them the agility to redefine sales effectiveness for their unique requirements:

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Cloud vs traditional software - Part 1 of 2

Cloud vs traditional software - Part 1 of 2 | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Most material comparing cloud-based solutions to traditional software concentrate on features such as lower costs, painless upgrades and a variety of other benefits; what’s not been discussed, however, is the software development experience...
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The author is correct there are huge advantages about being in the cloud, save one, privacy. Until the NSA incident is well and truly behind us.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Facts Of Cloud ERP

INFOGRAPHIC: The Facts Of Cloud ERP | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Cloud Infographic: The Facts Of Cloud ERP SaaS/Cloud ERP Customer Satisfaction vs. On-Premise ERP.  Here is a nice infographic courtesy of Plex.com     Infographic Source: Plex Online
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The results correctly suggest that SaaS is gaining popularity.

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iTWire - Netfira releases OmniShop - Cloud based technology turns websites into online stores.

iTWire - Netfira releases OmniShop - Cloud based technology turns websites into online stores. | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Netfira, a B2B and e-commerce software solutions provider with operations in Australia, Europe and the United States, today announced the immediate availability of Netfira OmniShop - a breakthrough cloud based offering which enables any existing website to quickly and easily add an online e-commerce store, which connects directly to a seller’s accounting system.
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ERP SaaS-Software as a Solution | Navy ERP

ERP SaaS-Software as a Solution | Navy ERP | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
ERP SaaS stands for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software as a Solution (SaaS). It’s quite a mouthful so you can see the need for the acronym for efficiency in pronouncing it in the same way that it creates efficiency for business operations.
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