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Doing Good with NetSuite (and winning the Hackathon4Good!)

By Elean Olguin / May 8, 2017

At SuiteWorld the other week, there was a lot of excitement. Between product announcements, partner innovations, and an exhilarating buzz over where NetSuite is going next, Las Vegas was even more electric than usual. For me, a highlight of every SuiteWorld is something a little off the beaten path—The Hackathon4Good. NetSuite helps nonprofit organizations leverage the…

SuiteWorld17: What we can’t wait to see!

By Laura Monn Ginsburg / April 20, 2017

We’re headed to Vegas next week for SuiteWorld17, NetSuite’s annual user conference, and we can hardly wait! SuiteWorld is always a high-energy opportunity to network, learn, and connect, but we’re even more excited to see it on the scale of Las Vegas. The agenda is action-packed, but here are the three things we can’t wait to…

Luxent Brings Advanced Technology to Domestic Manufacturer Circa of America, LLC

By Laura Monn Ginsburg / April 19, 2017

Circa implements Salesforce to support its growing, rapidly evolving leather goods operations April 19, 2016 – Aliso Viejo, CA: Luxent, a cloud services and solutions company that designs and delivers Salesforce solutions for the manufacturing, distribution and services industries, today announced that Circa of America, LLC., a fine leather goods manufacturer, is live on the Salesforce platform. “Working…

Leveraging the NetSuite Turn-Key Solution to Your Online Presence

By Andrew Barrera / March 29, 2017

Developing the key infrastructure of a business costs money–lots of it if done incorrectly. Companies spend money needlessly to correct missteps, hire software-specific specialists, and pay with the opportunity cost of lost revenue from customers they did not capture. Building an e-commerce platform, website, and customer portal independent from each other is extremely inefficient and…

Where ERP is going next

By Laura Monn Ginsburg / March 2, 2017

I spent the beginning of this week at a robotics conference where I was surrounded by everything from surgical robots to lawn-mowing robots to telepresence robots and everything in between. It was a high-energy, full-immersion way to experience all that technology can do for us. After spending 10+ years marketing enterprise software to manufacturers, however,…

Hitting a Salesforce User Adoption Home Run

By Laura Monn Ginsburg / February 23, 2017

A modern day update for the old “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink” proverb might be: “You can implement the best technology on the market, but you can’t make Jim in Operations like it”. As technology implementers, integrators, and (sometimes) disruptors, we see a lot of this axiom being…

What I learned implementing NetSuite on-site at a manufacturer

By Elean Olguin / February 16, 2017

When I was asked to be on-site for a month at a client, the excitement grew as I began preparations for my upcoming trip to Los Angeles, California. As a NetSuite Consultant, on-site trips tend to range from a couple of days to two weeks at most; therefore, I knew that one month would be challenging but…

Why it Might Be Time for a Salesforce Re-Implementation

By Andrew Bryant / January 16, 2017

While this post’s title may make you break out in hives a little, it’s true that objectively looking at your Salesforce system, your initial goals for it, and how it’s working today may lead you to the conclusion that it’s time for a Salesforce re-implementation. Stop me if this sounds too familiar: A few years ago,…

How to Stop Procrastinating on Setting Salesforce Resolutions

By Karran Toffelmier / January 3, 2017

After dropping my son off at a play-date last week, I called my dad and mentioned my to-do list included writing a Salesforce New Year’s Resolutions blog post. I admitted that I kept putting it off and letting it fall to the bottom of my to-do list and my dad asked, “So, is the first…

2017 Technology and Manufacturing Trends Round-up

By Laura Monn Ginsburg / December 27, 2016

Welcome to the last week of December when the best-of, year-in-review, looking-ahead, and every other type of list comes out to summarize the current year, toss a bow on it, and move on to the next. ‘Tis the season, after all! While there’s no shortage of places to find these sorts of articles (some links below for…

Busting Data Integration Myths

By Laura Monn Ginsburg / November 15, 2016

Last week Luxent CEO Vivian Keena took on one of the biggest challenges in business today: how do you possibly make sense of and efficiently leverage your data? In a fantastic discussion with Actian Product and Technology Evangelist Mike Hoskins, Vivian talked through some of the scariest myths about data integration (briefly: it’ll take too…

Top 5 Resources for Developers New to NetSuite

By Andrew Barrera / November 3, 2016

As a longtime software developer and analyst, I recently began diving into the NetSuite platform. NetSuite offers very robust CRM and ERP solutions; however, getting started and knowing what to start with is very important to diminishing the learning curve. To this end, I have prepared this top 5 guide of resources for developers new…

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