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  • The Future of Software: Cloud ERP Gains Traction in the Enterprise

    I attended a recent webinar by IDC and NetSuite entitled “The Future of Software: Why Cloud Computing Matters to You” and learned some interesting trends about cloud adoption that occurred over the past year, as well as predictions for the future. On the event, Michael Fauscette Group Vice President, Software Business Solutions, IDC confirmed a trend, which at NetSuite we’ve been seeing with our customers - that cloud computing is increasingly being adopted by large enterprises. In fact, IDC for...

  • Record Number of NetSuite Partners Expected at SuiteWorld 2011

    With less than two months to go before the big event, NetSuite has already surpassed 1,000 registrants for SuiteWorld 2011 and the number of customers, partners and developers just keeps growing. While SuiteWorld 2011 is NetSuite’s first user conference, it follows on the heels of last year’s successful SuiteCloud partner-only conference. And SuiteWorld this year includes dedicated content for the NetSuite partner ecosystem.With an agenda featuring content for every type of partner, NetSuite is ...

  • SuiteDreams for Dummies

    Wiley Publishing just released NetSuite for Dummies. Now, NetSuite end users can rest easy knowing that the book is generally available at most large retail bookstores and on Amazon.com.  The book is designed to help users quickly maximize their investment in cloud ERP, by providing a comprehensive overview of NetSuite and, in some sections, detailed instructions on specific topics, in an easily digestible format.   (Wiley; ISBN: 978-0-470-19107-1; $24.99) Using the book as a guide, re...

  • Of Platforms, Dreams and Leaps of Faith

    As I write I am flying at 33,000 feet on the final leg of my return journey from Manila, where I spent five days at the second annual team-building event for NetSuite's international product managers and Platform Solutions Group (PSG). Incredibly, the 20- plus hours of delay-ridden travel, grumpy cabin crews and airplane food haven't dampened my euphoria from the PSG team’s shared experiences and the potential for what this talented group can do to help our customers and their businesses.  ...

  • SuiteWorld User Conference: What Would You Like to See in San Francisco?

    At NetSuite, we're gearing up for 2011 and our first ever user conference: SuiteWorld! We hope you're looking forward to this as much as we are. The NetSuite Nation is a strong and growing community, and we're thrilled to bring our customers and partners all together in San Francisco from May 8 – 12.

  • 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...

  • SuiteApp Spotlight: Bringing Cloud Content Management to NetSuite with Box.net

    Did you ever send a document to a customer only to find out it did not include the last edits from a colleague because those are still stuck in your inbox?You store a lot of business information in NetSuite and use NetSuite to collaborate with colleagues around that information. Can NetSuite also help you to collaborate around - say - spreadsheets?NetSuite is very good at manipulating business information that is stored in standard and custom records and making that information available to ever...

  • All About the Cloud Conference

    Last week the SIIA (Software & Information Industry Association) hosted the 2010 All About the Cloud conference in San Francisco. This conference is 2.5 days packed with information on the latest trends and developments in the industry. Attendees and exhibitors encompassed software companies from start-up stage to blue chip, Fortune 100 companies, as well as service providers who provide on-premise vendors with services that will help them make the leap to the cloud.On the second day of the ...

  • Lead Nurturing with NetSuite CRM

    Traditionally organizations have spent a lot of money to generate leads however that has not necessarily guaranteed conversion to better opportunities or increased sales. So how can organizations make the most out of the large number of “not ready to buy” leads? The old process of directly handing those leads over to sales is resulting in fewer conversions and increasing complaints about bad leads.