News & Information for Business Automation

Talent Management is the Top Challenge Facing Professional Services Organizations, Part I

Posted by Jeanne Urich

Nov 24, 2015 7:30:00 AM

These days, talent takes center stage as both the top challenge and the top improvement priority in the world of technology professional services. Global economic recovery, changing workforce dynamics and the pervasive use of technology in our professional and private lives have transformed the world of work.

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Topics: Professional Services Organizations

Let’s Talk Turkey…and Sales Tax

Posted by Avalara

Nov 23, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Turkey and taxes. The U.S. has a long history of both. And in 2010, the two converged in Virginia as part of an annual Thanksgiving tradition where tribal and state leaders pay homage to a more than 330-year-old treaty: then-governor Bob McDonnell was presented with a turkey (and two deer) by tribal chiefs in lieu of taxes. Unfortunately, paying taxes in trade doesn’t work for most of us. Depending on where and how you celebrate this year, your Thanksgiving feast could be served up with a side of sales tax.

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Topics: Sales Tax

[Webinar] 5 Ways to Leverage Real-Time Consumer Insights in Beauty Products Manufacturing

Posted by Kathy McCoy

Nov 19, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 12:00 PM Central Time, 1:00 PM Eastern Time, 10:00 AM Pacific Time

In the beauty products manufacturing industry, as in many industries, understanding your consumer is crucial to your brand and business.

Thankfully, new technologies can capture real-time data on consumer behaviors. But capturing data is one thing—leveraging that data for maximum value is another.

In this complimentary webinar featuring two leading experts, you’ll learn:

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Topics: ERP, Cloud ERP

[Free Webinar] What’s New in Business Software: How to Improve Profitability & Productivity

Posted by Kathy McCoy

Nov 17, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 – 1:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 AM Pacific

How do you know which software solutions will:

  • Improve profitability and productivity for your business?
  • Increase sales and improve customer relationships?
  • Provide real-time visibility into the key performance indicators you need?
  • Integrate together to provide a solution that is more than a sum of the parts?
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Topics: ERP, CRM, Webinars, HRMS

Free Webinar: How to Strengthen Your Supply Chain to Improve Profitability

Posted by Kathy McCoy

Nov 16, 2015 2:29:33 PM

Thursday, December 10, 2015 – 2:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 AM Pacific

Like many in the process manufacturing industry, you are probably feeling the pain of having your customers pushing costs up their supply chains. And with tight margins and high levels of asset utilization, you are probably finding that supply chain excellence matters more than ever to your company’s performance.

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Topics: ERP, Webinars

Will It Be Happy Holidays for Retailers This Year? Improving Sales and Sales Tax Compliance

Posted by Avalara

Nov 5, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Five to-do items for 2015 that will have you wrapping up the season in the Black (Friday).

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Topics: Sales Tax

[Free Webinar] How to Budget for New Business Software

Posted by Kathy McCoy

Nov 4, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Thursday, December 3, 2015 – 1:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 AM Pacific

It’s that time of year when many companies are building budgets for new business software systems. But how many will be over budget when the project is finished? Will you?

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Topics: Webinars

[Infographic] Medical Manufacturers: Quick Reference Guide to UDI

Posted by Kathy McCoy

Nov 3, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Medical device manufacturing companies and the healthcare industry in general have been struggling with medical device tracking and recalls for a number of years. Over the last decade, medical device recalls have doubled.

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Topics: ERP

[Infographic] Is Your Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company Ready for New DSCSA Requirements?

Posted by Kathy McCoy

Oct 27, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Is your pharmaceutical manufacturing company ready for the new DSCSA requirements for serialization? Do you know the deadlines? These new reguliations add another layer of complexity to track and trace for the pharmaceutical industry. Be sure you're up to speed with our infographic below, which outlines what's required by year.

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Topics: Traceability and Beyond

(D2C) Let’s Be Direct: If You Sell to Consumers, Sales Tax is an Issue

Posted by Avalara

Oct 20, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Getting closer to the customer is no longer a retail-centric sales strategy.

More manufacturers, suppliers and wholesalers are starting to sell direct to consumers (D2C).  Motivations vary: brand awareness, customer loyalty, even product innovation. But for the most part, B2B sellers are simply looking to give consumers what they want — the ability to buy products directly from the source. Many are already doing it. A June 2015 PricewaterhouseCoopers survey found that 70% of U.S. consumers already purchase directly from manufacturers.

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Topics: Sales Tax

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