Customer Case Study: Otis Institute increases visibility with FinancialForce ERP

Post by: | April 20, 2015

After implementing FinancialForce ERP, Otis Institute now has a single system for accounting , services and sales, drastically reducing time spent on data entry while increasing visibility into people, projects and much more.Otis Institute is an engineering firm that specializes in environmental health and safety management consulting. As they were starting a large new contract, they realized they needed a

A morning with FinancialForce – Sydney Salesforce User Group

Post by: | April 17, 2015

After having manned the booths at the Salesforce World Tour event in Melbourne recently and during the Salesforce Essentials ANZ Tour in 2014 it was a great pleasure to again get in front of Salesforce users and present to the the Sydney Salesforce User Group  on 16th of April.As expected there were some good pointed questions during the interactive session and a

Is there a sad Frankie in your office?

Post by: | April 17, 2015

Are you in charge of your company’s business cloud apps? Overwhelmed with all the 3rd party integration tools? Do you even know if your cloud apps talk to each other? Managing multiple apps on different cloud platforms can be a pain in the a$$ – scattered data, separate logins, different UIs, messy processes and inconsistent

Dr. Frank finds a single cloud

Post by: | April 15, 2015

If you have been paying attention to this blog lately or our site, you may have noticed we’ve been putting out a lot of education out there on why organizations need to avoid building an ERP FrankenCloud  monster. To put it simply, an ERP frankencloud is where apps run on separate databases with different interfaces and security models that

Beware: Avoid an ERP FrankenCloud

Post by: | April 8, 2015

In the rush to adopt cloud applications, are you building a Monster? We’d like to introduce you to Dr. Frankenstein’s tale, told dramatically in this video , highlighting the major pains that can result when lumping together disparate cloud applications on different technology stacks, resulting in an ERP frankencloud .Dr. Frankenstein describes how he wrestled with multiple databases and managing

Customer Update: Pactera replaces NetSuite with FinancialForce PSA

Post by: | April 7, 2015

Last week we had the pleasure to announce that Pactera , a trusted consulting and technology services partner that delivers world-class business and IT consulting and solutions to a wide range of Fortune 500 clients, has officially implemented FinancialForce  Professional Services Automation  (PSA) for 1,100 users globally.

Before selecting FinancialForce PSA, Pactera was using NetSuite OpenAir and found that because

Employee compensation: Tying your compensation strategy to corporate goals

Post by: | April 6, 2015

This is part of a new blog series with  NTT Centerstance , where Ken Steinman is a Senior Consultant and Certified Performance Technologist. NTT Centerstance is a market leader in implementing business-friendly technologies such as Salesforce and to help companies achieve a high rate of adoption and maximum ROI.In our last post we discussed goal setting and performance management .