With each new release, MicroStrategy takes a new step towards the business analytics system of the future. Version 10.9 comes with dozens of improvements and new features that make it more accessible and collaborative.
Whether we are talking about the construction of a production hall or apartment building, the project is completely in the hands of a project manager. The construction project manager is the one who organizes, plans and coordinates the site's activities and resources, checks and controls the construction works, ensures that it has all the necessary material, financial and human resources for each stage of the project, ensures the training of the staff and ensures that the technologies for the construction, operation and maintenance of the equipment are respected.
Although the benefits of using IT solutions are obvious, the construction sector is among those that adopt technological innovations fairly slowly and slowly, and there are inconsistencies between data on construction sites and those arriving at offices. The acute shortage of qualified personnel and the growing demand for constructions companies to bring about the need to deeply change the way they work and to adopt technological solutions to help them improve their management of constructions projects and to increase their profits.
15 years ago, the biggest "gurus" of the internet predicted a retail revolution that we are living today. Retail is now livelier and more dynamic than ever. The major influences were the urbanization and use of the internet, especially the mobile one, in all day-to-day activities. They all have completely changed consumer behavior, and retailers who want to keep pace with their needs and expectations should also evolve.
Business Intelligence tools provide organization management with information about the "health" of the business and help in making strategic decisions. The function of BI software solutions is to assist the management team to monitor the performance of the company. At the same time, together with ERP solutions, they ensure the proper use and traceability of all company resources, resulting in transparency of transactions and contributing to increased profitability.
The auto parts distribution business exceeds the 1 billion euros in annual sales. Over 50% of sales are generated by the top 10 distributing companies, with the remainder being shared among other industry players.
The development of companies in this sector depends on how they integrate in their strategy a number of factors such as:
- Improving customer experience through the quality and diversification of parts and accessories portfolio
- Diversification and structure of customer portfolio
- The usage of modern technologies with a very significant impact on the development and growth of the competitive advantage
Whether you distribute bricks, adhesives, mortar or cement, the building materials distribution industry is full of difficult requirements throughout the supply channel. Distributors of building materials face demand fluctuations depending on various factors, such as weather conditions, seasonality, etc. Distributors of building materials need a scalable and flexible ERP solution with advanced functionality capable of meeting the requirements of each department from receiving the order, processing it, inventory supply and control and delivery until the invoice is registered and collected.
SocrateCloud ERP, the cloud-based business platform, completed the first quarter of 2017 with many new features that industry users can use to streamline their business. Let's take a quick overview of the most important ones.
In such a competitive environment where the margins are very difficult to keep, one of the surest way to increase the efficiency and profitability of wholesales distribution companies is to reduce operating costs. When companies become uncertain about their income, the business model or the effectiveness of their operations, they gaze back to the information generated by all departments that helps them analyze, find ways to improve and develop winning strategies.