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How to Choose an ERP in 11 Steps

How to Choose an ERP in 11 Steps

August 18, 2017

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UK Expert: Tim Hooper, UK Sales and Marketing Director So it’s been agreed in your organisation – you need a new ERP system, but you’re not sure where to start? I’m sure you’ve heard many a cautionary tale, where seemingly healthy businesses literally belly-flop onto the wrong system. Simplistic claims are abound, it’s hard to discern the truth. You’re not sure who to ask the most basic questions to.  You’re no-doubt wondering: What is a cloud solution? What are the reasons for favouring cloud over on-premise? Where does hybrid ERP fit into the bigger picture? Our team of UK experts recommend this 11 step guide to

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Xledger is now in the ‘G-Cloud’

August 10, 2017

XLedger Joins G-Cloud - UK Government's digital marketplace

Author: Tim Hooper, Sales and Marketing Director, Xledger UK Xledger joins major players Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and IBM in the list of G-Cloud suppliers. Xledger is a leading industry ERP product with a dedicated team of experts in implementing and managing ERP projects and we are now in G-Cloud 9, the UK’s government Digital Marketplace and online procurement system with recent G-Cloud accreditation.  This allows Xledger to provide the Xledger product suite and supporting services available via the government’s Digital Marketplace, the online procurement service that gives public sector and non-profit customers easy access to government certified suppliers. Xledger

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The Future of Cloud for Finance – The Risks of Hybrid, Hosted & Managed Cloud

August 2, 2017

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Part 2     The Risks of Hybrid, Hosted & Managed Cloud It is a commonly held view that hybrid environments (in which some applications reside in the cloud and others on-premise) are set to become the norm as organisations transition to the cloud over the next decade. For instance, Gartner the analyst firm says nearly half of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017. But for the unwary this presents a significant risk to data integrity and reporting.  Gartner also offered an alternative vision by announcing the era of “post-modern ERP” in which it is envisaged

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The Future of Cloud for Finance – The Benefits of True Cloud

August 1, 2017

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Report 5     The Benefits of True Cloud for Charities   Why does True Cloud matter? Uniquely, multi-tenanted software has to be developed that way and, most notably, it is not really feasible to convert a typical on-premise application designed to be used by one organisation at a time into a multi-tenanted solution.  This is why unscrupulous vendors with ageing on-premise products are tempted to describe their hosted or managed products as cloud-based solutions. Furthermore, by charging a monthly subscription rather than an upfront perpetual licence fee some attempt to disguise a hosted or managed environment as a true cloud solution. All

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The Future of Cloud for Finance

August 1, 2017

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Executive Briefing   The Future of Cloud for Finance    What should the Modern CFO consider when moving to the Cloud? This Executive Briefing comes to us from Gary Simon, CEO of FSN, Founder of the Modern Finance Forum for CFOs and leading authority on the financial systems market. By all accounts the cloud has made a profound impact on the business landscape.  Few CFOs doubt the wisdom of eventually moving to the cloud – for the most part it is just a matter of time.  Yet many CFOs are unaware that not all clouds are the same. “Hosted”, “managed” and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or

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Step by Step Guide to Charity Accounting System Selection

July 14, 2017

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Step by Step Guide 8 Steps to Successful Charity Accounting System Selection   Considering a new accounting system for your Charity or Not for Profit? Selecting a new charity accounting system is a critical decision – and one we all hope to get right first time. The selection process can be complicated, and lengthy, and it’s all too easy to lose sight of your key requirements in the face of relentless system demonstrations. This Guide aims to demystify the whole process, outlines 8 key steps to keep you on course and will help you: Ensure Trustee and Leadership team involvement and build

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5 Steps to Successful Charity Accounting System Implementation

June 19, 2017

5 Steps to Successful Charity Accounting System Implementation

Step by Step Guide 5 Steps to Successful Charity Accounting System Implementation   Considering a new Accounting system for your Charity or Not for Profit? Charity accounting system implementation projects can be complicated, fraught with pain and get in the way of day to day operations. This Whitepaper guides you through the process with 5 key steps to ensure you bring the project in on time and deliver the agreed benefits. With a high proportion of new accounting system implementations failing to deliver the agreed business benefits ensure your Charity doesn’t fall into the same trap by understanding how to: Secure Trustee

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10 Key Factors Driving Rapid Charity Cloud Accounting System Adoption

June 19, 2017

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“The technology around Xledger has enabled us to heal more kids. We’ve become family and Xledger are part of our mission”. Dale Brantner, CEO of non-profit CURE International.     Executive Guide 10 Key Factors Driving Rapid Charity Cloud Accounting System Adoption Involved in Charity accounting? Want to understand the benefits of moving to a Cloud Accounting system? In this Executive Guide we outline the key benefits you can expect to experience from the adoption of a charity cloud accounting system. Discover why: 69% of FDs have already made the move to a cloud accounting system or are planning to.

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Selecting a Charity Accounting System – The Complete Guide for Charity Finance Professionals

June 19, 2017

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Selecting a new Charity Accounting System The Complete Guide for Charities & Non Profits This series of 4 reports provides charity & non profit finance professionals with step by step guidance to the entire charity accounting system selection process from requirements identification and system selection to implementation and beyond.   Identify the risks and weaknesses of your current charity accounting system. Recognise when it’s time to step up from a traditional system. Assess the business benefits of cloud accounting system adoption. Review your cloud options and what the future holds for charities in the cloud. Understand the key steps involved in the new system selection

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A Charity Finance Professionals Guide to Cloud Accounting

June 19, 2017

Executive Briefing A Charity Finance Professionals Guide to Cloud Accounting   What should the Charity finance professional consider when moving Accounting to the Cloud? By all accounts the cloud has made a profound impact on the charity & not for profit landscape.  Few FDs doubt the wisdom of eventually moving accounting to the cloud – for the most part it is just a matter of time.  Yet many FDs are unaware that not all accounting clouds are the same. “Hosted”, “managed” and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or “true cloud” are markedly different options and for the unwary, the wrong decision could lead

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