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Top 15 Digital Transformation Trends in 2024

2023 didn’t turn out to be the year we expected. It was full of ups and downs. While some positive indicators suggest promise for 2024, ongoing uncertainty is anticipated until a potential interest rate decrease in H2 of the following year. This uncertainty is poised to directly influence digital transformation trends, leading CFOs to adopt

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NetSuite vs Infor CloudSuite LN ERP Independent Review 2024

NetSuite vs Infor CloudSuite LN ERP Independent Review 2024

NetSuite caters to globally dispersed small to mid-market firms, offering robust financial capabilities and localization across many countries. On the other hand, Infor CloudSuite LN surpasses entry-level ERP systems like Acumatica, Infor CSI, or NetSuite, by delivering mature capabilities for intricate manufacturing intertwined with distribution operations. NetSuite suits diverse businesses, including service-centric, distribution-centric, and B2C

Acumatica vs Infor CloudSuite LN ERP Independent Review 2024

Acumatica vs Infor CloudSuite LN ERP Independent Review 2024

Acumatica stands out among three cloud-native ERP vendors particularly focusing on small and medium-sized businesses, alongside NetSuite and Sage Intacct. On the other hand, Infor CloudSuite LN surpasses entry-level ERP systems like Acumatica, Infor CSI, or NetSuite, by delivering mature capabilities for intricate manufacturing intertwined with distribution operations. It is also successful in the upper

HubSpot CRM Independent Review 2024

HubSpot CRM Independent Review 2024

Integrated CRM Suite focused on upstream marketing. HubSpot CRM is a leading choice particularly for SMB companies consolidating siloed sales and marketing communication and collaboration apps, seeking omnichannel traceability across customer acquisition channels. Whether third-party or natively hosted, HubSpot covers most major customer acquisition channels including email, web, text, and social, HubSpot also has basic

Top 10 Companies Not Independent ERP Consultants In 2024

“Independent” is the latest buzzword in the ERP industry. While many companies claim independence, not all fully comprehend how the independent ERP consulting business model works. In this blog, we will delve into the top 10 companies that are not independent ERP consultants, which constitutes a rather unique business model. So, let’s explore further. In

Top 10 ERP Governance Processes for Implementation Integrity

ERP is a powerful technology, but it’s generally not one system for all your problems. Even if you have a state-of-the-art ERP selection and ERP implementation, you might still run into issues unless you have the ERP governance processes. So, what are the top 10 ERP governance processes that maintain ERP implementation integrity? Commonly, companies

SAP S/4 HANA ERP Independent Review 2024

SAP S/4 HANA ERP Independent Review 2024

SAP S/4 HANA is SAP’s flagship product and one of the few viable options for large enterprises, especially those with the transactional demands of Fortune 500. Compared to its counterpart, ECC, SAP S/4 HANA features a modern architecture that merges best-of-breed capabilities with enterprise-grade SaaS offerings, while maintaining tightly integrated ERP processes at its core.

Oracle Cloud ERP Independent Review 2024

What is Oracle Cloud ERP? Oracle Cloud ERP remains a top choice particularly for large companies across diverse industries, including media, telecommunications, construction, energy, oil and gas, and healthcare (post-acquisition of Cerner). It is particularly suitable for organizations with substantial internal IT expertise and a requirement for integrating various proprietary and third-party software systems, such

Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O ERP Independent Review 2024

What is Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O? Microsoft Dynamics F&O is the flagship product from Microsoft. It is one of the strongest particularly in cloud-native enterprise-grade operational capabilities. Compared to other enterprise-grade products such as SAP S/4 HANA or Oracle Cloud ERP, which might not be as rich in their out-of-the-box operational capabilities, Microsoft Dynamics F&O

Oracle Cloud ERP vs MS Dynamics 365 BC Independent Review 2024

Oracle Cloud ERP vs Dynamics 365 BC Independent Review 2024

Oracle ERP Cloud remains a top choice for large companies across diverse industries, particularly media, telecommunications, construction, energy, oil and gas, and healthcare. Despite the need for internal IT expertise, it is also suitable for companies with a need to integrate various third-party software systems. On the other hand, Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC serves as

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2024 Digital Transformation Report

This digital transformation report summarizes our annual research on ERP and digital transformation trends and forecasts for the year 2024.