It's a decision more businesses are facing: Stick with traditional finance and accounting software or pull out all the stops and commit to a full-fledged ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) product.
A good case can be made in favor of either approach, and that makes reaching a final decision difficult. To help you choose the right financial software foundation for your business, here's an examination of the advantages and drawbacks of both technologies.
Let's start off with a little quiz. SaaS is: A) a discount airline offering direct flights to Finland, B) a turbo charged automobile well suited for the German Autobahn, C) Software as a Service, D) not as good as the hype would have you believe. If you answered "C", you get points for accuracy. If you answered "D", yo...
Simply put, Software as a Service (SaaS) is a delivery method for software in which the applications are hosted by a third party, rather than reside on your servers. To access the software, you pay monthly subscriptions fees based on the number of users. Many midmarket businesses are opting for SaaS for their Enterpri...
"Enterprises are seeking a lean, mean, and more holistic approach to integration, doing more real-time integration and planning increased use of enterprise service buses (ESBs) and data services platforms," notes Vollmer.
Enterprises are seeking a lean, mean, and more holistic approach to integration.