What Makes a Great Board Meeting?

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on June 8, 2017

  In countless boardrooms, it’s a scene that’s far too common. Every quarter, a hastily assembled set of constantly changing metrics are delivered in thick stacks while board members exchange occasionally confused looks and ask basic questions about data and operations. Mired in details, they never get to the real value – business strategy. At […]

CFOs need real-time metrics to change the status quo, says Intacct CEO

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on May 8, 2017

Intacct’s recent CFO survey was a good news/bad news mix. CFOs have the chance to be more strategic, but it’s going to involve a change in metrics and mindset. Intacct CEO Rob Reid explains. But for the risk-minded CFO, change is no cakewalk. What metrics should a CFO use to manage their business? How do […]

My Takeaways From the 2017 Intacct Partners Conference: An Interview with Frank Therrien

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on April 25, 2017

Recently, ADS President, Frank Therrien traveled to Dallas for the Intacct Partners Conference. Here’s what he had to say: Q: What major takeaways did you gather from this conference? A: To me, the overlying theme was an increased commitment to do more to help our customers realize the full benefits of Intacct through improved insights […]

Intacct Announces New Spend Management and Contact & Revenue Management Solutions coming in 2017

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on December 29, 2016

Intacct keeps finding ways to make our lives easier. Intacct has announced their new products along with their intentions to keep adding new features in 2017. Among these new products are a Spend Management Solution and a Contract & Revenue Management Application. Intacct Spend Management allows organizations to avoid unexpected cash flow issues by governing […]

Intacct Advantage 2016: ADS Takes You Inside the Conference

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on November 23, 2016

ADS attended Intacct Advantage 2016 Conference in Orlando, Florida to see first-hand what Intacct has in store for its customers. There seemed to be an underlying theme, a specific direction at this year’s conference where all the new releases were geared towards. Analytics. New Intacct releases are heavily focused on analytics and Chief Technology Officer […]

Inside Microsoft’s Azure Cloud

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on September 22, 2016

Cloud computing is today’s hottest trend, and Azure is Microsoft’s offering in this rapidly growing area. Cloud computing is expected to grow at a robust pace in 2016, carrying into 2017. Why though? In part, due to the cost benefits of being able to outsource the hardware and software required for technology based services. Cloud […]

Microsoft Announces Pivotal Office 365 Updates

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on August 25, 2016

Microsoft continues to make progress in the ever-so-important area of Office 365. Part of the reason Office 365 has been so successful is because Microsoft is appealing to customers who are driving their own digital transformation. Another crucial factor driving Office 365’s success: big name customers. Corporations such as Facebook, Hershey and Discovery are all […]

Microsoft Introduces Dynamics 365

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on July 8, 2016

It has been five years since Microsoft debuted Office 365 – what’s next? Microsoft recently announced their plans to combine their sales and resource planning software in one suite, calling it Dynamics 365. Dynamics 365 will aim to bring together a plethora of Microsoft’ cloud apps to help manage specific business functions such as marketing, […]

Microsoft Acquisition of LinkedIn Shines a Light on Dynamics Product Line

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on June 27, 2016

    On June 13, 2016 Microsoft announced plans to buy LinkedIn – the professional networking platform. By now, many people know about Microsoft’s $26.2 billion proposed acquisition of LinkedIn, but what most people don’t know is that this acquisition will mean big things for Microsoft Dynamics. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says “Being able to […]

Update From ADS Business Intelligence

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on April 11, 2016

Hello, we are writing today to give you an update on our work here at ADS Business Intelligence. As you know, software, storage and computing power has been moving to the cloud for some time. Likewise, we have been adding cloud products that we feel our customers will benefit from using, such as: Intacct – […]