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New guidebook detailing why customers are choosing Acumatica

Posted by Joe Hasson on Aug 28, 2019 2:34:08 PM

Nucleus Research, a group of independent analysts, has been providing fact-based research since 2001 so companies can make informed technology decisions. In an eBook released this summer, they give a detailed look of Acumatica's ERP software, and the customers using it.

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Topics: ERP Selection, User Guides, ERP, Acumatica

Why Acumatica should be on the shortlist of Financial software Accountants recommend to clients

Posted by Joe Hasson on Jun 14, 2019 4:55:47 PM

When a growing business recognizes the need to upgrade their financial software, they want knowledgeable advice on what to choose. When you’re a CPA or accountant, chances are clients seeking to update their business software will look to you for guidance. But deciding on the right financial software for you or your company to recommend to clients can be intimidating.

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Topics: ERP Selection, Accounting, Financial, ERP

Free Event: Outgrown QuickBooks? Alleviate the Fear of Selecting & Implementing an ERP System

Posted by Joe Hasson on Apr 25, 2019 12:05:24 PM

Empower Business Solutions is pleased to announce a co-sponsored educational event with the Innovation Manufacturers’ Center, also know as IMC. The event titled "Outgrown QuickBooks? Alleviate the fear of selecting & implementing an ERP system" will be held on May 16th from 8:30 – 10:00 at Innovation Park in State College. Click here to register.

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Topics: ERP Implementation, ERP Selection, Manufacturing, Inventory Management, ERP, QuickBooks

Implementing a new ERP System doesn’t have to disrupt your business

Posted by Joe Hasson on Mar 15, 2019 1:25:40 PM

Many small and midsize businesses are burdened with obsolete systems they’ve been running since the day they started, or worse, a basic accounting program that cannot meet the challenges of a growing business. Even those SMBs with adequate systems for their size and markets may be lagging behind competitors because the system does not continually add functionality to support their evolving processes.

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Topics: ERP Vendor, ERP Implementation, ERP Selection, ERP

The best alternative to QuickBooks: An Integrated ERP System

Posted by Joe Hasson on Feb 20, 2019 2:12:51 PM

A software package primarily meant for accounting, like QuickBooks, can work well for a business when they are small and do not have very complex requirements. But if you’re growing beyond the basics and you need a system that incorporates and runs all areas of your business in synchronicity, then it’s time to begin evaluating a true ERP system that will scale alongside your processes and offer flexibility for future changes.

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Topics: ERP Selection, QuickBooks Alternative

How ERP Software Creates a Competitive Edge for your Business

Posted by Joe Hasson on Feb 11, 2019 11:03:23 AM

In a February 2016 Hartford Business article, leveraging modern technologies to maintain a competitive advantage was addressed, “At the center of this fundamental shift in IT are mobile and cloud-based technologies…this advantage is fueled by the emergence of cloud technologies. More and more customers are beginning to see the value of cloud services and how they can not only support an effective mobile/digital strategy but modernize operational technology.”

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Topics: ERP Selection, ERP

Food Distribution, ERP & Business Impact

Posted by Joe Hasson on Jun 1, 2018 2:35:16 PM

Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic.

–Sir Arthur C. Clarke

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Topics: ERP Selection, Distribution, ERP, Food Distribution

Why Manufacturers Need a Modern ERP System

Posted by Joe Hasson on May 16, 2018 12:45:00 PM

Today’s discrete manufacturers are seeing a higher level of competition than ever before. They are constantly facing new challenges, but in turn are being introduced new solutions. Each day manufacturers must decide on how to balance:

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Topics: ERP Selection, Manufacturing, ERP

Welcome Polymics, Ltd. to the Empower Family of ERP Customers

Posted by Joe Hasson on Mar 19, 2018 10:52:31 AM

Empower Business Solutions is pleased to welcome a new ERP customer based in State College, PA; Polymics, Ltd.! Polymics is a manufacturer of polymer compounds, offering expertise in product development, application engineering and innovative polymer processing. Empower’s first introduction to Polymics was in 2016 at the annual technology event, LinkUp, in Altoona, Pa.

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Topics: ERP Implementation, ERP Selection, Customer Welcome

5 Reasons Growing Distributors Should Have a True ERP system

Posted by Joe Hasson on Mar 7, 2018 11:11:24 AM

When it comes to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), many small and midsize business owners, distribution center managers, and executives feel “stuck” with a deteriorating legacy system. They don’t see the value in upgrading to an entirely new system when they could hire more personnel, or buy/lease additional warehouse space. The ROI of investing in a modern ERP system may not leap off the page at first, but it WILL reduce the need for increasing support staff and/or adding additional warehouse space. Ultimately it will help you become more profitable by streamlining processes, solving inefficiencies, and allowing you to focus more on growing sales.

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Topics: ERP Vendor, ERP Selection, Distribution

ERP Software Insights

For nearly 30 years Empower Business Solutions has been partnering with growing companies that need robust ERP software. Our blog is a chance for us to share some of that experience with those who want to learn about:

  • Selecting the ERP system that's right for your business
  • What to know when implementing ERP software
  • Acumatica Cloud ERP and Dynamics GP software information and updates

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