Everything listed under: Enterprise

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • International Expansion for Services Companies Requires Careful Planning

    For many service organizations international expansion presents great opportunity -- and unique challenges.Whether through organic growth or acquisition, international expansion invariably exposes cultural, operational and organizational differences. When properly supported, these differences can help drive efficiencies and success; when not, they will often lead to lost productivity and negatively impact overall performance.

  • Profiles in Innovation

    NetSuite customers are, by definition, innovators and progressive thinkers. They saw the economies of scale of the cloud early on. Now, many are extending their advantage by using the flexibility and agility of cloud-based software to bring profound change to their markets. These innovative companies are able to quickly pivot and capitalize on new markets, new channels, new products and new services.

    We spoke with some of these innovators about how they encourage innovation, how it helps to drive their business and how they capitalize on that success.

  • Listening and Engaging Leads to Innovation at Design Within Reach

    Editor’s Note: This is the first in a regular series profiling NetSuite customers who are changing their markets through innovation. Design Within Reach makes authentic modern furniture accessible to the North American consumer. DWR brought classic designs that were formerly available only in Europe to the masses through retail locations in U.S. and Canada and its ecommerce website. 

  • Structure Drives Innovation as Avant Disrupts Financial Services

    Andrew Beck, Director of Global Operations at Avant, tells us why they embrace disruption in the lending space and what startups can learn from their larger enterprise counterparts.

  • Stark Choices Lie Ahead for Companies Using Legacy On-Premise ERP

    Businesses running legacy on-premise ERP software have some tough choices ahead. Their options: Stay put with the existing investment, or migrate to a new system entirely. Option One, Staying Put

  • Will the Pace of Regulatory Change Drive Cloud Adoption?

    Regulatory risk and heightened regulatory scrutiny continued to rank as the top concerns for businesses in 2015, with 67 percent of respondents to a recent survey by the consulting firm Proviti saying it would have a significant impact on their businesses.

  • CFO’s Role Evolving With Corporate Transactions: Merger, Acquisition, Divestiture and Carve Out

    Merger, acquisition and divestiture transaction volumes have been recovering strongly over the past 18-24 months. In fact, corporate transaction volume is projected to exceed last year by 25 percent, according to Thomson Reuters data 2003-12, Capital IQ 2013-15YTD.

  • Is Your Legacy ERP System Costing You Innovation?

    The limitations and headaches that come with legacy, on-premise ERP systems become clearer every day.

  • What Millennials Expect from Workplace Technology and What It Means for Business Software Buyers

    In this blog post, Jody Kaminsky, Senior VP, Marketing at NetSuite’s partner Ultimate Software reveals new findings from research into today’s workforce and their expectations regarding technology in the workplace, as well as detailing the meaning of these findings for business software buyers.

  • Cloud Procurement Makes Purchasing Easier and Smarter

    Procurement can be a cumbersome, complex business process for anyone. In Texas, like so many other things, it’s just bigger.

  • Commvault Prepares for New FASB Revenue Recognition Rules with NetSuite

    When the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued new accounting rules that will force companies to rethink their revenue recognition models, Commvault decided it wasn't about to sit around waiting for the new guidelines to take effect.

  • CIOs Doing More than Keeping the Lights On with Cloud

    One of the themes established early and often at this year's SuiteWorld conference is "disruption." And make no mistake; disruption is everywhere one looks in business today, as companies grapple with disruptive business models, disruptive channels and disruptive technologies.

  • Qlik Deploys NetSuite to Manage Global Business

    Data visualization software provider Qlik detailed its deployment of NetSuite at the annual SuiteWorld conference and exhibition this week.