Cloud ERP Educational Resources

View our collection of educational resources to help you improve operational & process efficiency, streamline accounting functions, automate manual tasks, and consolidate company data.

SaaS Companies

My Journey to NetSuite from a SaaS Perspective

After supporting everything from QuickBooks to SAP for the first 20 years of my career, the breath of fresh air that was NetSuite and the way it addressed so many challenges I’d previously run into definitely changed my relationship with ERP systems.

QuickBooks to NetSuite

8 Signs QuickBooks is Holding Your Business Back

As an entry-level accounting system, QuickBooks is a logical choice for small businesses and entrepreneurs looking for an easy way to track basic finances. And it works—until it doesn’t.

QuickBooks to NetSuite Podcast

NetSuite vs QuickBooks Podcast

NetSuite’s QuickBooks expert dives into the biggest challenges businesses face on QuickBooks and how NetSuite addresses those challenges. She discusses QuickBooks lack of reporting capabilities and business process tools, obstacles to managing multiple subsidiaries, and common fears of moving off QuickBooks.

QuickBooks Hidden Costs

The Hidden Cost of QuickBooks

For most businesses, QuickBooks offers a functional, entry-level accounting system that can meet their early needs. But with growth comes the need for a more sophisticated accounting system and stronger financial and inventory controls.

NetSuite ERP

Benefits of a Personalized ERP

Many ERP systems on the market are powerful, but not flexible. They either require a complete change in the way you operate your business, or they force you to spend big bucks on customizations to fit your business processes. NetSuite offers a better way!

NetSuite ERP Case Study: Waystar

Client Case Study: Waystar

Learn how Waystar used KES A/R Toolkit and KES Customer Portal, developed by KES, to improve efficiency and customer satisfaction.

Limitations of QuickBooks

Empowering Growing Companies to Reach Beyond the Limitations of QuickBooks

For most businesses, the key to growth and success lies in greater transaction volumes and speed. But with that volume also comes a need for more complex accounting systems and stronger financial controls.

QuickBooks CFO NetSuite

3 Reasons CFOs Switch from QuickBooks to NetSuite and 3 Wins that Result

When demand for your product grows, your revenue grows. And when your revenue grows, your finance team grows. And when your finance team grows, your behind-the-scenes systems can get wildly disorganized. It’s no surprise, then, that many CFOs switch from QuickBooks to NetSuite.

Outgrown QuickBooks?

Top 4 Signs You’re Outgrowing QuickBooks

Once companies start experiencing accelerated growth, the limitations of QuickBooks become more apparent. Based on conversations with company leaders over the last 25 years, I put together a list of issues that many of them face before making the switch to a cloud ERP solution.

Overcoming the Top 5 Accounting Challenges of International Expansion

In this blog, KES would like to share with you a recent article posted to the Oracle NetSuite Blog, ‘Overcoming the Top 5 Accounting Challenges of International Expansion’. This article was written by Scott Beaver, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Oracle NetSuite, and was originally posted to the Oracle NetSuite Blog on Thursday, July 22,…

Oracle NetSuite named 2021 Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant

NetSuite Named Leader for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites

In this blog, KES would like to share with you a recent article posted to the Oracle NetSuite Blog, ‘Oracle NetSuite Again Named a Leader for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites in Gartner Magic Quadrant’. This article was written by Barney Beal, Content Director at Oracle NetSuite, and was originally posted to the Oracle NetSuite…

CFOs Role in Technology Decision Making

Five Critical Questions for CFOs About Their Role in Technology Decision Making

Sometimes CFOs are on the outside looking in when it comes to technology decisions. It doesn’t always have to be this way. Here are the five questions CFOs should be asking themselves when it comes to making technology decisions.

KES Consultant Spotlight: Q&A with Sam Sanford

Welcome to our KES Consultant Spotlight Series. Our goal is to introduce the members of our NetSuite consulting team and also to provide valuable insight into Cloud ERP trends and topics – all from a KES NetSuite consultant’s point of view. Featured Consultant: Sam Sanford, Member and Senior NetSuite ERP Consultant KES Team Member since…

4 Qualities of a Good NetSuite ERP Partner

By Glenn Hofmann, KES Managing Director When deploying an ERP solution such as NetSuite, an important decision is whether to work directly with the software provider or work through a partner.  As a NetSuite partner, we naturally lean toward recommending the latter option.  However, we know from experience that even when an organization does decide…

Improving the Efficiency of Your Accounting Department

Many of us have learned things about ourselves over the last two years, and companies are no exception. Business owners had to rethink everything from the importance of remote access to figuring out how to deposit checks when nobody is at the office.  As we get back to “normal”, some companies will quickly forget these challenges…

The Challenge and Opportunity of Revenue Recognition in the Cloud

Originally posted on the Oracle NetSuite website Staying on top of revenue recognition is a major challenge. Getting it right means keeping pace with fast-changing licensing and distribution models, managing the complexities of multi-element contracts, and complying with stringent SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations. And you’ve got to stay ahead of ever-evolving revenue recognition rules such…