6 Reasons to Change Your view of Cloud ERP Software

Category: Cloud/SaaS

I remember a conversation I had with a friend, some eight or so years ago now, about his concerns with storing personal data in the cloud. He was worried about his family photos being somewhere ‘up there’ for anyone to get access to–I think it’s fair to say he wasn’t alone with this concern.

Security was one of the primary hurdles the cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) movement has had to overcome in its rise in adoption. Today however, in both business and personal markets, attitudes and awareness have changed dramatically.

Leveling the Playing Field for Independent Retailers with the Cloud

Category: Cloud/SaaS Technology Innovation

According a U.S. Senator, “Small businesses should have the same ability to reach customers as powerful corporations.” In the retail sector, we’re seeing this sentiment taking flight with independent retailers leveraging cloud based solutions to realize “big retailer” capabilities without

Reasons to Adopt SaaS ERP

Category: Cloud/SaaS

The success of SaaS-based  enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions such as  Epicor Cloud ERP among job shops and small to mid-sized manufacturers and distributors reflects a number of factors. Changes in the market itself are requiring more of smaller participants in supply chains. Communication requirements are more comprehensive; the need for greater efficiencies are more acute, stretching beyond the limits of the traditional point or homegrown solutions typically used by these smaller concerns.

Why SaaS Makes Sense in Our Current Economy

Category: Cloud/SaaS

A look at the economy over the past four years doesn’t yield a very pretty picture. The 2008-2012 global recession, sometimes referred to as the late-2000s recession, Great Recession, the Lesser Depression, or the Long Recession, is a marked global economic decline that began in December 2007 and took a particularly sharp downturn in September 2008. This recession affected the entire world economy, with higher detriment occurring in some countries more than others. As a major global recession characterized by various systemic imbalances, it was sparked by the outbreak of the 2007-2009 global financial crisis. The economic side effects of the European sovereign debt crisis, accompanied with slowing U.S. and Chinese growth, continues to provide obstacles to world economic growth.

The Business Benefits of SaaS Software

Category: Cloud/SaaS

In an earlier  post on why SaaS software makes sense in this economy, we noted how the benefits of SaaS software (which began gaining traction about the time of the global financial crisis of 2007-2009) have continued to gain momentum in the context of today’s economic uncertainties. The business benefits of SaaS software are contributing to this growth.

Cloud Transformations, Looking Forward

Category: Cloud/SaaS

A recent survey of global business and technology executives provides an interesting snapshot of the cloud.

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