We get contacted a lot about what is the best accounting / bookkeeping software to use in Australian businesses. The standard consultant and right answer is always “it depends”. It depends on so many things:Read more
For the second year in a row, a hectic start to the year has meant a delay in my recurring new year’s articles. My apologies to those who have been waiting with bated breath. For those who haven’t been following along over the last few years, I generally start each year with 2 articles:
- Predictions for the year ahead in Biztech – with a specific AuNZ focus; preceded by
- A review of how I went last year to hold myself to account.
Wow, is it really March already?! Its a bit late to be bringing out my predictions for the year ahead with 17% of the year already gone – I know! Most of this article was actually written in January and I have been dragging my feet getting things like graphics and links sorted before publishing, due to other commitments…Read more
It’s that time of year again. The Melbourne Cup to Australia Day (#changethedate) hiatus has finally passed. Kids are back at school. Trump is gone. Time for normality to resume. And time to hold myself to account for last year’s attempts at futurism, before laying out what the year ahead holds in the world of Biztech.Read more
Like many business software segments, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is becoming more difficult to identify as a stand-alone category. As more players enter the market and existing players expand their reach, the very definition of CRM seems to be expanding. CRM functionality now encapsulates everything from:
- email marketing to sales pipeline management;
- quoting to contact logging;
- activity tracking to service tickets; and
- marketing automation and beyond.
It appears that no ERP, Accounting nor Inventory Management system has really nailed sales reporting / sales analysis as we often get asked about the best reporting add-ons by clients.Read more
This infographic pulls together over 250 software applications used in Australian and New Zealand wholesale, distribution, import and manufacturing (B2B inventory-based) businesses. We have tried to group appropriately though note solutions can be difficult to pigeon hole as their functionality expands beyond an individual task.Read more