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Telltale Signs You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks: Your Business is Being Held Back

According to the Small Business Association, since 1990, big business haseliminated jobswhile smallbusinessesaddedjobs- 8 million to be more accurate! Are YOU ready to grow?

If you're finding it hard to meet customer’s expectations, keep up with business demand, or just simply can’t close out each month without pushing your team to the brink, then it's time to make a change.

Growing Pain #10 and Summary: Bottom-line, your Entry-Level Accounting is Holding you Back

QuickBooks can hold you back in more ways than one. As we’ve discussed in this blog series for 10 weeks, limited scalability, manual processes, and downtime can create obstacles for your business instead of paving the way for success. You know you’ve outgrown QuickBooks if you’re ready to admit your entry-level accounting software is holding you back!

Travis Perkins, Director of IT for EMIT Technologies, "We were relying on QuickBooks for basic accounting, but we needed to address long-term goals of our growing business and knew we would need a more robust solution that handled inventory management and manufacturing as well." He continues, "With Microsoft Dynamics, we’re now in a position where we’re better prepared to accept projects we wouldn’t usually manufacture. There’s a good chance we’re designing something new every day."

No matter what kind growing pains you’ve experienced in the past, you can grow beyond your current limits with a business solution from Microsoft. Microsoft has a complete vision for business applications, and it goes well beyond what traditional stand-alone ERP (enterprise resource planning) can do. It starts with a unique combination of business intelligence, collaboration, and communication tools embedded across your core business processes. The resultproactive people who make decisions that help increase your margins, improve your cash flow, and ultimately drive your business growth.

If you are reading this blog, you have started your discovery process. Take the next steps to learn more about a business solution from Microsoft or take a test drive. You’re business and your people deserve it: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics/erp-small-midsize-business.aspx.

You’ve now followed along for the complete blog series. If you missed any of the previous postings, you can find them below.

Growing Pain #1: The Rubber Bands Holding Your Business Together Are Keeping You Up at Night

Growing Pain #2: Managing the Books and Cash Flow Isn't As Easy As It Used to Be

Growing Pain #3: A Lack of Control and Weak Audit Trails Create Business Risk

Growing Pain #4: You Can’t Move Forward When You Keep Looking Back

Growing Pain #5: You’re Putting Off New Business Opportunities

Growing Pain #6: You Are Becoming a a Jack-of-All-Trades, Master of None

Growing Pain #7: Cloud Computing Has You Questioning Your Technology Footprint

Growing Pain #8: What Once Made Your Business Shine Just Doesn’t Sparkle Anymore

Growing Pain #9: Your Most Valuable Asset, Your People, Are Losing Productivity

Growing Pain #10: Bottom-line, your Entry-Level Accounting is Holding you Back

Jennifer Godin

Marketing Director

Jennifer specializes in marketing and works to make it as clear as possible what makes Andosi different. Working with the team architects and masterminds, Jennifer captures their thoughts and industry knowledge and turns it into ways users can consume – blog posts, demonstration videos and other touch points. The Andosi team member have worked on a lot of projects through the years and the number of answers they have to questions that everyday users have needs to be known!

Jennifer is also a super fan of Click Dimensions, a Dynamics CRM add-on that helps facilitate sales and marketing tracking trough CRM—but on a whole new level. If you’re reading this right now, Jennifer probably already knows about it because Click Dimensions helps track everything that is happening with your Marketing and Sales efforts.

Recent Projects

In a recent project, Jennifer helped a large financial firm gather and document their needs for a complete CRM system overhaul. The project helped the company communicate their needs and work more efficiently with the system design architects who would bring new life to the system they had all but given up on!

Jennifer worked on a similar project, helping to define and document internal sales processes, with another client who needed to first hash out how their business flowed, before taking the next steps and building software that would truly work for them.

 

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