Top 10 Signs QuickBooks Isn't Doing Enough.

Posted by Jessica Penton on Fri, Feb 27, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

Many small businesses experience common pains when their company starts to grow and their accounting software can't keep up with the pace. Applications like QuickBooks provide small businesses with basic accounting functions needed to get started. 

Almost 80% of our current customers have made the strategic decision to migrate from QuickBooks to SAP Business One. Once their company began to grow, whether that was adding more warehouses or extending their product lines, they all quickly discovered the software's limitations. 

If you've started noticing how much time is being lost trying to access business data or struggling with slow system performance, it might be time to consider moving to an integrated solution

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Vision33 Customers Creating Business Value through SAP Business One

Posted by Sarah Coish on Tue, Feb 24, 2015 @ 09:08 PM

Defining or understanding the real value from technology can be a challenge for any organization. Growing businesses embark on an ERP journey for a wide range of symptoms that they can easily identify with – no visibility across the business, limitations from accounting software packages like QuickBooks, and poor reporting …just to name a few. They have a vision for what their business can be with this clear set of problems solved.

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Topics: SAP Business One, Customer Value

How Do You Accelerate Customer Service with SAP Business One?

Posted by Kristen Hoppe on Thu, Feb 19, 2015 @ 06:38 PM

Whenever you hear about how small to midsized enterprises (SMEs) are accelerating their customer experience for greater satisfaction, you’re bound to hear about technology’s role on improving service delivery. Where SMEs really excel is in their ability to provide personalized, hands-on service to their customer. But for these companies, customer satisfaction can none the less be marred by falling short on service delivery expectations. Unlike larger enterprises, SMEs do not have the business infrastructure to ensure speed of delivery on service. That’s where SAP Business One comes in.

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Topics: SAP Software, ERP, customer service, SAP Business One for Job Shop Manufacturing, Job Shop ERP

7 Software Pitfalls in a Complex Production Process

Posted by Emily Warren on Thu, Feb 19, 2015 @ 03:58 PM

Having a job shop or machine shop, it's not always easy to arrange for a smooth transition from one batch to the next. Scheduling machines and manpower can be hard enough, much less scheduling for maximum productivity. Keeping up with deadlines - while still creating a quality product that meets specifications for every client - can often create logistical headaches. Fact is, every job has unique requirements. 

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Topics: Small Business Value, SAP Business One, Business Process, SAP, ERP, Business Management Software Solutions, ERP System, Job Shop Software, Machine Shop Sofware, SAP Business One for Job Shop Manufacturing, Job Shop ERP

Personalizing Shopping with Omnichannel

Posted by Matthew Melay on Fri, Feb 13, 2015 @ 04:49 PM

Today’s retail environment is much different than it was 10 years ago. With the integration of mobile devices, shopping has become more personalized than ever before. Words like “custom” or “personalized” are commonly offered with products, often free of charge.

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Food for Thought: 3 Ways SAP Business One® Provides Effective Traceability for Fresh Produce Industry

Posted by Emily Warren on Mon, Feb 09, 2015 @ 11:24 AM

In the fresh produce industry, public safety is of the utmost concern. If a commodity proves to be tainted, the lot needs to be quickly located and isolated for a recall before it reaches the market. Capturing detailed information about a company’s supply chain is vital for when dealing with perishables and traceability, is the key to supply chain management and quality control.
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Topics: SAP Business One Functionality, SAP Business One, SAP Software, SAP, ERP, SME, ERP System, PTI, Produce Traceability

6 Uncommon Areas Retail Must Invest New Technology in 2015 [Infographic]

Posted by Emily Warren on Thu, Feb 05, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

There’s a lot of talk today about Omni channel, but a series of underlying factors are driving this experiential change for consumers. As a result, retailers and brands have to reformulate their supply chain strategies to match this paradigm shift in consumer demand. Current industry research identified the top initiatives for retailers and suppliers:

  • 23% of retailers are expecting sales growth in 2015
  • 44% are expecting a higher 2015 budget
  • 31% of consumers continue to show concern over Omni channel retailing

So how can you set up your organization to take advantage of the promising era of Omni channel business? At Vision33, we consult with clients every day looking for software that can handle a massive amount of growing data. Retail businesses are looking to have full visibility of these simultaneously moving channels in one solution while having robust reporting functionality to predict trends and plan ahead.

View the latest industry information in the infographic and let us know how your organization measures up. We can show you how supply chain visibility, expanded product assortment capability and the four other sections listed are essential areas where new technology can open better opportunities, increase efficiency and save money in Omni channel commerce. Contact us at 949.420.3300 or email

Infographic source: SPS Commerce

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Topics: SAP Business One, SAP Software, Business Process, SAP, ERP, Business Management Software Solutions, SME, ERP System, Retail, SAP Business One for Retail

Sweetening the Customer Experience with SAP Business One

Posted by Emily Warren on Wed, Feb 04, 2015 @ 04:04 PM

When you’re a fast-growth company, treating customers throughout the supply chain to great service can be a challenge; especially if you’re contending with an outgrown business management solution. Manual data entry from one system to the next, use of multiple applications to support newly adopted processes, and limited access to business data; all of these challenges can shift your company’s focus from delivering great service to keeping pace with day to day operational challenges.

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Topics: SAP Business One, SAP Software, Business Process, Strategy, ERP, Business Management Software Solutions, SME, ERP System

Vision33 Receives SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2015 for SAP Business One®

Posted by Matthew Melay on Thu, Jan 29, 2015 @ 12:30 PM

Award Highlights Vision33’s Outstanding Performance and Commitment to Its Partnership with SAP and Customer Success

IRVINE, CA — January 29, 2015

— Vision33 today announced that it is the recipient of the SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2015 for SAP Business One®. Awards were presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to the top-performing SAP partners in the North America region for their efforts – in partnership with SAP – in helping customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more simply with SAP solutions. Recipients of this year’s awards have made outstanding contributions that impact overall SAP sales and pipeline-generation goals.

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CandyRific Forecasts Continued Growth with SAP Business One® and Partner Vision33

Posted by Matthew Melay on Fri, Jan 16, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Designer and manufacturer of novelty confectionery achieves impressive growth following ERP solution implemented by Vision33

Chicago, IL - January 14, 2015 - Vision33 (, a leading SAP gold channel partner, today highlighted the implementation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution in partnership with CandyRific ( The solution includes the SAP Business One® application, implementation and training services, and Vision33’s renowned TOTAL Care support program.

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, CandyRific owes its continued success in part to licensing some of the best-known brands in the world, including: M&M’s, Snickers, Skittles, Star Wars, and Disney DreamWorks, among others. With SAP Business One, CandyRific has gained insight into the performance of these licenses to help with long-term strategic planning. “Just the fact that we’re looking at budgeting and forecasting means that we’ve come a long way. Now that we see the potential in empowering our business with SAP Business One, we’re getting our information organized and are able to plan ahead,” said Angie Bartley, Accounting Manager, CandyRific.

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Topics: Company News/PR

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