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Customer Data Platform – The Latest Marketing Software You’ll Want to Use

A Customer Data Platform, also referred to as a CDP, is the latest up-and-coming software for data-driven marketing.  Raab Associates notes that “CDPs can solve marketers’ biggest data problem: building a unified customer view.”  This has been one of the bigger problem facing marketers in recent years, as a 2016 LiveRamp study shows.  The study found that 90% of marketers believe building an omnichannel view of consumers is important, but only 17% can actually make it happen.  Fixing this disparity is exactly what CDP vendors set out to solve.

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The Internet of Things and its Impact on Maintenance Management

There are buzzwords aplenty in the business world these days.  You can barely read through a company’s website or blog without seeing at least three industry buzzwords per page.  And yes, we realize we sometimes do this too, so we decided to use this post to take a slightly different approach.  Rather than just using our favorite buzzwords today, we’ll give you the definition of one of the biggest ones going around today: The Internet of Things, or IoT.

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Marketing Automation Buying Trends – SelectHub Data Analysis

Marketing automation software has become an integral component of a marketing budget.  According to an Email Monday report, 49% of companies, including 55% of B2B, have adopted marketing automation software.  And don’t worry, there’s proof that it actually works: Marketo found that 91% of successful users believe that marketing automation is “very important” to the success of their marketing efforts.

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A Guide to The 6 Most Common HRIS Software Mistakes

One of the most common and increasingly necessary tools for businesses is Human Resource Information System (HRIS) software.  HRIS software helps HR departments decrease their workload by managing employee information, provide reports, integrate with other systems and much more.  With such a large need for this type of software, it’s not uncommon for businesses inexperienced with the software selection process to make a mistake.  In fact, the six most common HRIS software mistakes are more widespread than you may think.  According to a PwC study on change initiatives, 75% fail to fulfill their goals and objectives.  These 6 HRIS mistakes have been made by businesses large and small, and hopefully this guide will help you to avoid making any of them.

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How ERP Evolved to SaaS

The evolution of today’s technology happens at a lightning-quick pace, and ERP systems are no exception.  What was once an exclusively on-premise solution quickly became a cloud-based subscription service.  This evolution from on-premise business software to SaaS product was initially met with some skepticism, but quickly won them over with its enhanced features and greater flexibility.

Let’s step into the Wayback Machine and take a look at how ERP systems evolved into SaaS products.

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What are the Best ERP Software Integrations?

The oft-repeated phrase “United we stand, divided we fall” is applicable to more than just war movies and superhero TV shows.  It’s also a great summation of why ERP software integration is key to running a successful business.  As Information Builders puts it: “In every ERP implementation, there comes a time where these wide-reaching, all encompassing systems need to communicate with other 3rd party solutions and legacy applications.”  At a certain point, the more you keep your different types of software apart, the more likely it is that data will be inconsistent and your processes will become inefficient.  This can lead to confusion between departments and an ineffective workflow (the bane of any business’ existence).

What exactly is ERP software integration?  In Layman’s terms, it’s the process of bringing together an ERP system with another type of software to maintain consistent information and automate certain processes.  What makes ERP software integration so key is that it provides a single location to find information on everything from ecommerce to HR documents to sales leads, so everyone in an organization stays on the same page.

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It’s Time to Adopt a Hybrid ERP System

I’ve got one seemingly-simple question for you: how well does your ERP system work?  Think about this question carefully — how well does your ERP system actually automate the processes you need it to, and how much manual work needs to be put in for that automation to occur?  If the answer involves more manual work than should be necessary, then your business is suffering the same fate as many other businesses at the moment.

The exclusive use of an on-premise ERP is simply becoming outdated as various needs change for both businesses and their customers.  That being said, completely abandoning your on-premise ERP in favor of a newer cloud-based solution can involve much more effort and money than it’s worth.  The new norm involves adopting a “Hybrid ERP” system.

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6 Time-Consuming HR Tasks That Recruiting and Staffing Software Automates

HR professionals know all too well the inefficiencies of most day-to-day duties.  From manually filing documents to creating new job postings to general administrative work, there’s certainly no shortage of tedious and time-consuming work.  But what if those tasks didn’t have to be be so tedious and time-consuming?  Or, better yet, what if those tasks could be done with just a few clicks of a mouse?

What was once a pipedream has become a reality thanks to recruiting and staffing software.  These types of software automate the most tedious tasks, provide easy communication and, most importantly, complete these tasks with a high-quality end result.  If you’re in the market for recruiting and staffing software, here are some of the capabilities you should expect to see:

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The Business Intelligence Market is Growing – What Does That Mean for Me?

The Business Intelligence (BI) software industry is quickly emerging as one of the top software categories in terms of market size.  With an expected increase of 7.3 percent from 2016, global revenue of BI software is forecast to reach $18.3 billion in 2017, according to Gartner.  In addition, Gartner expects global revenue of BI to rise to $22.8 billion in 2020.

We realize that the rise of an analytics-driven industry isn’t exactly breaking news these days, but you may be wondering what these forecasts can mean for you and your business.  With BI software leading the way in helping businesses make better-informed decisions, there are a few key points to take note of based on Gartner’s predictions.

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Finding the best Work Order Management Software

Work order management software is a specific kind of enterprise software product that helps to create and manage work orders, usually, work orders for maintenance. The category of work order management software is often folded into another category called Computerized Maintenance Management Software or CMMS. However, the work order management software component focuses on systems that support preventative maintenance, as well as asset maintenance and management processes.

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