The top 10 ERP systems in the Australian Market

Whilst I contend that ERP Systems are dying out and being replaced by ECP (Enterprise Cloud Platforms), I must acknowledge that we are in a transition phase and many businesses in Australia are actively looking for the right “ERP” solution. This article attempts to explain the current state of the ERP / Mid-market market in Australia and to a lesser extent globally.

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Sage Intacct Advantage 2019 – The review no-one else will write

4 years ago, after a research trip to Las Vegas for a Sleetercon Conference, I wrote an article titled “Sage – The Waking Giant?“. The crux of the article – was Sage finally about to become a software company, shedding the cloud denying, siloed, listed software fund persona to actually start leveraging its massive cash generating P&L and balance sheet to start competing as a modern business software vendor?

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The SMERP Dilemma – SME accounting or ERP software?

Like never before, larger and growing Small to Medium sized organisations face a common challenge to decide between SME accounting software or invest in a unified, comprehensive ERP system.

SMERP Dilemma - SME accounting software vs ERP

Which way do they go?

User-friendly, relatively cheap small business Cloud Accounting software like Xero, MYOB and QuickBooks plus operational specific third party apps ;

OR

A comprehensive, relatively expensive and seemingly less user-friendly Enterprise Cloud Platform like NetSuite, MYOB Advanced (aka Acumatica), Salesforce or Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

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Webinar: The blurring line between SME & ERP

On the 18th of October, Matt joined Sholto Macpherson of Digital First fame to preview his talk at Accountech Live on the SMERP Dilemma.

As it stands in 2018, there is a challenge for larger SMEs to decide between SME Cloud Accounting platforms like Xero and QBo, plus ecosystem “add-ons”, or significantly more expensive and flexible, yet less user-friendly comprehensive Business Platforms like Salesforce, NetSuite, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and MYOB Advanced.

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