11 Common ERP Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on February 13, 2018

  Today’s IT executives have more choices than ever when choosing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. From on-premises systems to cloud-based software-as-a-service to industry-based solutions, there is a dazzling array. And decision makers can feel overwhelmed when trying to determine which features and functions are the most important. So CIO.com reached out to dozens of ERP experts, for […]

Public cloud: Real-world lessons of strategic success

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on January 10, 2018

*The following article is written from the perspective of large companies; however, we find it applies to small & mid-sized businesses in the same way.   Public cloud services are in the midst of a new phase, evolving from cost-cutting technologies to enablers of business agility. More than a way to cease operating data centers, […]

Cloud innovation will power enterprise transformation in 2018

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on December 12, 2017

It’s already that time of year again: Predictions for the New Year! Forrester’s Cloud team has been busy gathering, analyzing, and prioritizing our predictions for what’s ahead in cloud computing for 2018. As our 2018 cloud predictions published today, here’s a sneak peek into what we see ahead for the most transformative technology trend of the past […]

Cray Supercomputers are coming to Azure

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on November 7, 2017

I’m thrilled to share our new, exclusive partnership with Cray that will provide our customers unprecedented access to supercomputing capabilities in Azure to solve their toughest challenges in climate modeling, precision medicine, energy, manufacturing, and other scientific research. This announcement is yet another step to help our customers harness the power of HPC and AI […]

What is IaaS? The modern datacenter platform

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on October 24, 2017

Cloud computing isn’t one monolithic type of offering, but an assortment of services aimed at meeting the various IT needs of an organization. One such service provided via the cloud is infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), which delivers virtualized computing resources to organizations typically via the internet. IaaS is one of main types of cloud services, along with software-as-a-service […]

Microsoft’s Azure confidential computing boosts security by encrypting cloud data in use

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on October 2, 2017

Microsoft’s Azure confidential computing, a new feature for the firm’s cloud computing platform, improves security by adding encryption to data while it’s in use. This allows data to remain in customer control while it’s being processed in the cloud, according to a Microsoft blog post. Azure confidential computing, which is actually a collection of security features, […]

Understanding the Blockchain: The Future of Enterprise Transactions

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on September 5, 2017

  A growing number of enterprises are investing in blockchain as a secure and transparent way to digitally track the ownership of assets between customers, suppliers and partners. Blockchain could very well be the future of enterprise transactions and software publishers are now researching how to incorporate blockchain technology into tomorrow’s ERP software. Soon, executing […]

Sage Group plc acquires Intacct Corporation

Written by ADS Business Intelligence on August 9, 2017

As you may have read this morning, the Sage Group plc, has announced the intention to acquire Intacct. This is exciting news for us at Intacct as well as Sage. Sage Intacct will operate as a separate entity, and the Intacct management team along with all employees will remain and continue as your primary point […]

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 […]