4 Ways the Business World is Going to Change in 2020

When the world is changing at breakneck speed, innovation becomes an organization's most important weapon. History offers a few key lessons about how to wield that weapon in the future. The article underscores that the process of innovation itself is morphing into 'outside-in' models in addition to other important trends. Share this forward-thinking article from Inc. on your social media accounts to attract new followers.

The Business Owner's Guide for Replacing Accounting Software

Replacing older accounting software can be easier and more affordable that many people think. The purpose of this guide is to help prospective customers understand the benefits of a modern technology platform, the advantages of a cloud-based solution, and how to evaluate the options.

The chief data officer's guide to an AI strategy

AI technology is still a budding industry. Every day, we hear a variety of fantastic application success stories. But with so many applications, and this sense of limitless untapped potential, many businesses are not yet sure what AI means for them. This article will help decision makers, such as Chief Data Officers, with their evaluation of how best to capitalize on the capabilities of AI to benefit their businesses.

The NQCranes Story—Game Changing Microsoft Cloud ERP

Stephen Goodson, IT manager at NQCranes, worked with his Microsoft partner to envision and create an ideal tomorrow for his company—a future that successfully connected their 60 technicians to their more than 15,000 pieces of equipment. After trying several different applications, Microsoft 365 Business Central was the only whole platform that could be fully integrated to meet their needs. After choosing Microsoft 365 Business Central, the comprehensive, cloud ERP platform for mid-sized enterprises, the entire company was able to access data quickly, eliminate many manual processes, and improve visibility across all reporting.

It's 2020. Do You Know Where Your Digital Future Is?

In most of our homes, we utilize and depend on the cloud in multiple ways every single day—think online banking and shopping, social media, email and doorbell video cameras. "It might be the first time in history that our habits at home have outpaced how we function at work," writes Tyler Bowman in his Forbes article, "It's 2020. Do You Know Where Your Digital Future Is?" Bowman addresses three main lingering concerns in the corporate world, including generational divide. "Millennials are driving a market disruption that many CEOs are grappling to embrace," Bowman adds, however, that this difference does not need to result in irreconcilable work practices and values. His suggestions for embracing the disruption support his main point, which is it's just a matter of time before our cloud utilization at work catches up to our already existing cloud dependency at home. Read this article for interesting perspective on the corporate cloud in 2020 and beyond.

5 Signs a Company has Outgrown its Accounting Solution

This infographic highlights five tell-tale signs that demonstrate when a business has outgrown its accounting software. For example, siloed systems, complicated reporting, and duplicate entries are just a few of the symptoms to watch out for. What's more, learn how to grow beyond the limits of accounting software and how to start a free trial! Read about these signs, and more: - Siloed and disconnected systems. - Complicated reporting - Duplicate entries and errors - Utilization of spreadsheets for accounting - Lack of audit trails

SQL Server and Azure SQL Database GDPR Guidance Paper

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in European law on data protection and privacy in the European Union and the European Economic Area. It also addresses the transfer of personal data outside of these areas. To meet General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, Microsoft has implemented technical (tooling) and organizational measures (processes) to ensure that data processing is in accordance with GDPR privacy regulations. The actual path will be different for every organization, but general resources are available in a Service Trust Portal that Microsoft has created for customers to get started. This white paper provides a good overview of GDPR and includes many links to sites with more specific information for associated topics. Contact us if you have questions!

Why the cloud? Why Microsoft Azure?

Is the cloud secure for my apps? Which apps make sense to run in the cloud? Can I trust my business-critical app to a cloud vendor? You want to head to the cloud, but naturally you have questions. You may also wonder why customers choose Microsoft Azure for their cloud migration. One reason is unparalleled innovation: you can maximize your productivity with fully managed services such as App Service, Azure SQL Database, and global on-demand Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Your focus should be driving your business priorities instead of worrying about running data centers. Want to know the other reasons to choose Azure? Have questions? Qualitia Energy is ready to help you!

Technology: How it Benefits Small Business

The role of technology in business has led to tremendous growth in trade and commerce. Business concepts and models have been revolutionized from today's innovative technologies. What business doesn't want to streamline accounting, manage costs better, and connect with customers in a more immediate and authentic way? In this article, you'll learn about a wide range of new technology solutions that can be key enablers of growth and expansion.