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  • Sustained Health Initiatives of the Philippines Leverages Software Donation to Thrive in the Cloud

    It was while serving as an infectious diseases fellow caring for HIV and AIDS patients at Philippine General Hospital that Dr. Kate Leyritana first began to recognize the barriers that stopped people from getting tested and receiving care once diagnosed with HIV.

  • Stop Using Spreadsheets to Manage your Businesses Greatest Asset; Your People

    It's a story we hear a lot at NetSuite. A young professional services startup decides to manage its staff's time using spreadsheets. The business grows steadily, and the spreadsheet method proves solid and dependable. That is, until the staff grows and the spreadsheets become increasingly unmanageable and inaccurate, and trouble starts to rear its head.

  • NetSuite Employees Gear Up to Give Back During 2nd Annual Week of Service

    From Oct 17-21, thousands of NetSuite employees from around the world will show their commitment to making a positive impact in their communities during Global Impact Week, NetSuite’s annual week of service.  Global Impact Week gives employees a chance to celebrate ways to give back locally through volunteer service and in-office donation drives.During last year’s inaugural Gl...

  • Leading Biking Brands Driving B2C Ecommerce, New Customer Experiences in the Cloud

    Calum Davidson, Cofounder of 7mesh, knows his company’s goal of becoming one of the most respected brands in performance biking apparel starts with making a great product, but that ultimately requires getting that product in front of customers. And as independent, B2B-focused brands like 7mesh jockey for space in bike shops against larger outdoor brand distributors, they’re rethinking traditional wholesale distribution models and shifting more focus on selling direct to consumers.


  • Confessions of a One-Time Consultant: What Does a Successful PSA Implementation Project Look Like?

    Earlier in my career, I was a supply chain consultant on a large project that I thought was going well. The project manager was great about internal communication, and everything sounded like we were well on the road to success.Only one problem: The customer wasn't on the same page.

  • Survey Identifies Four Big Growth Opportunities for Small Businesses in Asia-Pacific

    Small businesses are a major economic growth engine in Asia-Pacific, often driving more than 50 percent of a nation’s economic output, according to the research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. Small businesses are particularly vital in such countries as Singapore and the Philippines, where they sustain up to 70 percent of total employment.

  • Advanced Budget Management Critical for Reining in Project Costs at Professional Services Firms

    Many professional services firms have endured nightmare projects that spiral out of control. A budget is set and resources allocated, but as the project unfolds, scope creep, unexpected twists and client demands blow your budget out of the water. The root causes can be many. 

  • It’s All About the Core at Manduka

    As dedicated practitioners of yoga know, a strong and stable core makes a big difference. Without it, every yoga pose is in danger of falling apart from the inside out. While power and strength come from within, the external foundation to support the practice is the yoga mat.

  • 5 Steps to Improving the Customer Experience for Fashion Brands

    Retailers and fashion brands are under enormous pressure to provide better shopping experiences while remaining profitable. That has meant evaluating different technology platforms with the hope of improving the customer journey efficiently and cost-effectively. Yet most are scratching their heads at where to even begin.

  • NetSuite for iPhone Mobile App Puts Mission Critical Business Processes in the Hands and on the Wrists of On-the-Go Professionals

    Have you ever needed to quickly access key business data right before going into a meeting with a client? If you have found yourself in that situation, not only are you a prisoner to the software systems that you use (good luck if you use on-premise software), but you can also be limited by the amount and type of information they make available on mobile. 

  • NetSuite Customers, Solution Providers, ISV Partners, and Industry Thought Leaders to Converge at NetSuite’s Sydney SuiteConnect

    Last year, the Australian government updated its Cloud Computing Policy, requiring non-corporate entities to adopt a cloud-first approach. That requirement part was significant. The last version of the policy, released in 2013, merely encouraged the adoption of cloud, providing guidelines to streamline procurement and migration, so the latest update demonstrated the momentum and importance of the cloud in Australia.

  • New SuiteScript 2.0 Training: Unleash the Power of NetSuite Customization

    SuiteScript has long been one of the most valuable and widely used tools in NetSuite. Thousands of developers and administrators have used SuiteScript 1.0 to customize and automate key business processes, empowering their organizations to run faster and more cost-efficiently.

  • Global Manufacturer Gets Lean, Streamlines Its Supply Chain with Move to the Cloud

    Success in B2B electronics manufacturing is simple in concept: Meet and exceed customer expectations for quality, speed, and affordability. Partner with the right contract manufacturers. Excel at innovation and global supply chain efficiency across all channels and time zones. 

  • Ray Wang and Shaw Industries’ Roddy McKaig Discuss Two Tier ERP and the Cloud in China

    In this video, R “Ray” Wang, CEO of Constellation Research talks with Roddy McKaig, CIO of Shaw Industries, the world’s largest carpet manufacturer about Shaw’s decision to launch a new plant in China on NetSuite. McKaig and Wang discuss the importance of a system that handles multiple currencies and languages, in a cloud architecture that didn’t require new systems and staff in every location. 

  • Rio Olympics Offer Project Planning Lessons

    Did you watch the Rio Olympics? I did. I love sports. I also love a bit of controversy. And boy - this year's Olympics sure didn't disappoint! First, we had the infamous green pool incident, which apparently was caused by some poor planning and bad execution. Next, we had the shortage of food at the McDonald's in the Olympic Village, where an item limit had to be imposed in order to keep up with insatiable appetites of our finely tuned athletes.

  • Five Reasons Point Billing Systems Are Failing

    The era of one time, transactional, purchases of products and services is coming to a close. Replacing it is a hyper competitive, customer driven world where products and services are bundled together and paid for continually, provided value continues to be delivered and a competitor hasn’t emerged with a better option at a better price.

  • Top Four Takeaways for Publishers from DigiPub NYC

    DigiPub NYC returned this year with a tone of maturity and innovation. Unlike previous years at DigiPub—where “programmatic” reigned over the discussion or “native advertising” was hailed as a dominating factor in the market—there were a series of presentations that spoke to how publishers are differentiating themselves in the marketplace with their own strategies, some niche, some not-so-niche.

  • Alton Lane’s Hunter: Men’s Apparel Tailor-Made for Innovation

    As a cofounder of Alton Lane, Colin Hunter believes disruption needs a purpose and any new technology or product must be developed with the customer in mind. For Hunter, the ability to adapt quickly and stay nimble is key to succeed in today’s market.

  • Philz Coffee Brewing Up Innovation One Cup at a Time

    Philz Coffee has grown from a single operation run by a coffee enthusiast to stores throughout the Bay Area with a vision “to have one store 1,000 times.” CEO Jacob Jaber explains how he’ll get there.

  • Agile Software Company Needs an Agile Financial Management System

    A pioneer in agile development, Atlanta-based VersionOne found that, as it grew, its financial processes were anything but agile. With complex financial projections and data spread across multiple, siloed spreadsheets across the business, the company realized that to properly recognize revenue and close the books in a reasonable time frame, its existing processes and an Intacct accounting software solution would not suffice. 

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