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  • NetSuite OpenAir Service Summit 2010

    On November 1-3, NetSuite hosted the NetSuite OpenAir Services Summit in Boston.  This three-day event brought together more than 300 attendees for thought leadership, training, one-on-one support sessions, networking and more.  The Summit was packed with great content, including keynote presentations from Brian Sommer, founder of TechVentive, and Tim Dilley, Chief Customer Officer of NetSuite. More than 25 NetSuite OpenAir customers presented at the Summit, including CareerBuilder, Ce...

  • Committing to the Cloud

    Last week, NetSuite announced that RightNow Technologies had selected NetSuite to run its business.  For those of you that may not know RightNow Technologies – from their website - RightNow is a provider of on demand customer experience solutions that help consumer-centric organizations deliver great customer experiences. Put another way by their CEO, Greg Gianforte, part of their goal is having their prospects "throw out their old Siebel deployments and replace them with a multichannel sol...

  • The IMA Survey Results Are in - What the Cloud Means to Finance

    NetSuite's new partnership with the Institute of Management Accountants is a real opportunity to understand how cloud based ERP is perceived by finance organizations, as well as get a clear perspective about some of the concerns (and myths) that still remain. Recently, I moderated a panel discussion of CFO's at businesses that had adopted NetSuite's cloud ERP (rather than choosing to plough the traditional on-premise ERP road). The topic of the webinar was "What the Cloud Means to Finance", and ...

  • NetSuite and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Help Address Demand

    We’re excited to announce that NetSuite has partnered with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) to help CFOs, controllers and finance executives take advantage of the industry’s rapid movement to cloud accounting software solutions. By combining our leadership in cloud computing with IMA’s decades of experience in meeting the needs of finance professionals, we’re hoping to help IMA members identify gaps in their finance organizations, target growth opportunities and understand how cloud...

  • Don’t Forget the Human Element of Centralization

    In my professional services role, I see many customers make a common mistake when it comes to cloud computing deployments: they simply forget about the de-centralization of their workforce. The implementation of cloud computing has many benefits over and above traditional software deployments; however, one benefit in particular can turn out to be a “double-edged sword” if not handled correctly—that is the fact that you can deploy the software from one location to the entire universe of end users...

  • Stop the Software Integrations!

    For many years, small businesses have been purchasing “best-of-breed” business systems for every department of their organization and then dealing with the repercussions of those decisions later.  It makes sense at first because this approach solves your most immediate pain, shuts up the most loudly screaming department head for awhile, and seems to be the least complicated way of solving their problems.  So companies end up with one system for sales, another for accounting, maybe Exce...

  • NetSuite.org supports charity:water

  • Get Ready for a New and Improved Interface!

    You asked and we listened! Based directly on customer feedback, we’re improving the user interface for greater productivity and ease of use with Version 2010 Release 2 this fall. Look for a fresh UI that incorporates suggestions you’ve made for streamlining your day-to-day experience and making you even more productive.

  • Old Age Sage and New Age NetSuite

    The Sage World user conference kicked off the other day in sunny Telford here in the U.K. with the usual PR fanfare—and the not-so-usual spectacle of a couple of NetSuite poster trucks circling the conference centre. Our poster trucks (and some tweets) were light-hearted needling that borrowed a bit from U.K.

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