Louis Columbus

Louis Columbus

Louis Columbus has a diverse background that includes business strategy, marketing, product management, industry analyst, sales and technology leadership roles in start-ups and large-scale enterprises. He’s also an active member of the Enterprise Irregulars, a group of enterprise software analysts, bloggers, and executives. Louis also teaches graduate-level courses in business strategy and marketing at Webster and Loyola Marymount universities. He is a regular contributor to the Forbes.com as Enterprise Software Strategist and his own Software Strategies blog. Louis has published 16 books on a variety of operating system and software topics and spoken internationally on many aspects of cloud computing and enterprise software.

Enterprise Accounting Software Recommendations

Financial information is the fuel that keeps every business growing and moving forward.

A core part of any accounting system is the general ledger, which captures and categorizes the many different types of transactions a business engages in daily. General ledger transaction entries are diverse and cover the core areas of any company’s business. Financial data reported in general ledgers include revenues generated from sales, service and licensing fees, along with the different classifications of expenses, assets, liabilities and forms of equity.

Louis ColumbusEnterprise Accounting Software Recommendations
Read More

Comparing Cloud ERP Systems: Who’s Winning & Why

In 2017 and beyond, Cloud ERP will continue to accelerate as the system of record for organizations of all sizes, with specific focus in the manufacturing industries. Legacy ERP systems, either home-grown or highly customized to ways of doing business long ago, are now becoming quickly obsolete. It’s common to find legacy ERP systems delivering just 7-10% of the information a company needs to excel at meeting and exceeding customer requirements including ship delivery times. Add to this the fact that these legacy ERP systems are on-premise and require extensive software upgrades to keep delivering the 7-10% of valuable data, and the conditions are perfect for Cloud ERP systems to accelerate fast.

Louis ColumbusComparing Cloud ERP Systems: Who’s Winning & Why
Read More