CRM, ERP, Data Integration

CRM and ERP: The 7 Most Common Integration Use Cases

April 27, 2021

Talk to any integration expert and they’ll tell you: integration boosts productivity, collaboration, and analytical insights. However, integrating every field of data between a CRM and ERP is not a recommended best practice. Instead of creating more data transparency and simplifying data access,…

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Siloed Data

Dumping Data Silos for Better Business: An Overview

April 22, 2021

Whether or not you’re aware of it, at some point in your life you have probably felt extremely frustrated with a data silo. It is a nearly universal experience for a disappointed customer: you work your way through call routing and being put on hold, you finally get to talk to someone, it turns out…

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eCommerce, Data Migration

The Ultimate Guide to E-commerce Replatforming and Data Migration

April 21, 2021

Today’s technological innovations surpass anything we’ve dreamed of a few decades ago, but there are companies still stuck with their older, less agile infrastructures. For an e-commerce business, this poses a huge problem and a major source of risk for the entire organization.

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Infor CRM, CRM, Data Integration, Marketing, Infor SyteLine

5 Use Cases for Infor Syteline Integration

March 11, 2021

In the past year, we’ve seen an explosion of Syteline integration requests. These projects range from more traditional connections like Syteline and CRM, to more unique ones, like connecting Syteline to the marketing automation solution. In this post, we’ll discuss the use cases for integrating…

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Data Integration

13 Basic Integration Terms for Beginners

March 9, 2021

If you’re a CTO or you work in an IT department, you probably have a firm grasp on many of the terms associated with integration. However, sometimes department managers in marketing and sales roles are asked to spearhead integration projects. When the integration provider asks questions or explains…

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HubSpot CRM, Data Integration

2 Quick Tips to Prepare for HubSpot CRM Integration

February 16, 2021

Integrating HubSpot CRM is a smart business move. One of HubSpot’s greatest strengths is the diverse swaths of data it makes reportable for smart sales decisions. All of this data is accessed on a user-friendly platform that is easy to learn and capitalize on. When we connect that power to other…

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Data Integration, ETL

ETL Data Integration: What to Look for

January 25, 2021

Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) has many practical uses, chief among them are its capabilities for data integration. Although data integration is one of the most common ways businesses choose to use ETL, ETL also has uses in loading data warehouses, augmenting data for profiling, and data migration…

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iPaaS, Data Integration

What is iPaaS?

January 9, 2021

Originally coined by Gartner, the term iPaaS refers to cloud-based integration platforms that are able to connect various applications, systems, and technologies. The versatility and power of iPaaS solutions serves the digital well-being of businesses by allowing them to not only connect…

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IT & DevOps

5 Advanced Solutions to Transform Your IT Infrastructure

December 28, 2020

For companies focused on software development, code development, and a wide array of IT solutions, the ability to grow in a scalable, controlled manner is a defining factor of success and future viability. Old-school data management processes paired with limited hardware technology can only stifle…

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CRM

Explaining B2B CRM and How it Boosts Corporate Processes

December 16, 2020

Today, a lot of factors influence the formation of healthy B2B relations. Personalization, attention to detail, and solid customer service are just a few. The B2B buying process is often longer and more complex than in B2C, which is all the more reason to adopt supporting solutions like CRM. Those…

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IT & DevOps

5 Ways DevOps can Push Your Company Forward

December 10, 2020

Envisioned as a comprehensive solution to the persisting problems that software developers and operations managers face, DevOps quickly became one of the pillars of application development in the modern IT world. In essence, DevOps aims to bridge the gap between development and operations by…

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Data Integration, CRM, QuickBooks

You Should Be Integrating QuickBooks with Your CRM. Here’s Why.

December 9, 2020

Your business, like any other, requires some sort of financial software to keep track of customer purchases, billing data, payroll data, etc. QuickBooks is a market leader in accounting software, so it makes sense that it’s a top choice for small and medium sized businesses that want to keep…

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Data Management

Data Quality Management: What it is and How to Do it

December 1, 2020

Data is at the core of every business decision. Whether you’re predicting customer expectations, planning marketing campaigns, or strategizing sales, data informs the competitive and historical insights for effective business strategies. The success of data-led initiatives ties in directly with the…

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Data Migration, Best Practices

Top 10 Data Migration Best Practices

November 30, 2020

Ever-changing technology makes data migrations inevitable. Legacy systems become obsolete, leaving you with data that no one can find, extract insights from, or even access. Large or small, migration projects move relevant data from legacy systems to updated solutions to help your business stay…

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ERP

Everything You Need to Know About ERP Systems: Architecture, Best Examples and More

November 13, 2020

ERP software is an excellent choice for checking financial reports, building a precise sales forecast, retaining customers, and much more. All these operations can be managed through different platforms, but it is much more convenient when all features are within one system. In this post, we’ll…

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ERP, Data Integration

4 Considerations to Prepare for ERP Integration

November 9, 2020

The benefits of ERP integration are numerous. It improves order and inventory management, reduces errors and duplicate data entries, increases productivity, and much more. ERP integration adds value to company data, but the process can become overly complex without thoughtful planning. In this post…

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Data Integration

How Much Does Data Integration Cost?

October 22, 2020

If you’ve never performed a data integration before you may be wondering, “How much is this going to cost me?”. Well, that depends. You see, integrations have a lot of moving parts, and each project has its own unique requirements. In addition, where your solution lives and which integration…

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Siloed Data

3 Ways to Eliminate Data Silos in Your Organization

October 20, 2020

Data silos, simply defined, are isolated groups of data. These data sets can be isolated to specific systems and/or to specific teams. Among other issues, data silos are an obstacle for organizations trying to make educated business decisions and create a consistent customer experience; and they’re…

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Data Integration, Infor CRM

3 Must-Have Infor CRM Integrations

September 22, 2020

In this post, we’ll highlight three must-have Infor CRM integrations based on our knowledge of the solutions and the experiences of our customers. If you’re not sure which solutions you need to add to your library, or which Infor-compatible connections you should prioritize first, this post will…

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HubSpot Marketing Hub, Salesforce, Data Integration

HubSpot Salesforce Integration: Avoid These 5 Pitfalls

September 14, 2020

Integrating HubSpot and Salesforce is a no-brainer for sales and marketing alignment. Combine HubSpot’s deep marketing metrics with Salesforce’s insightful sales data and you can have yourself an analytics field day!  To do this successfully though, you must be prepared for the potential pitfalls…

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Data Integration

Using Agile Principles for Your Next Integration

August 25, 2020

When most people think of agile principles, they imagine its uses for software development. Agile relies on dividing tasks into short work phases and frequently reassessing and adapting plans throughout. This approach works well for software development, which is probably why its uses have grown…

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Data Migration

5 Steps to Include in your Data Migration Plan

August 14, 2020

Your Cloud migration strategy begins with handling your data properly. If you enable a smooth transition for your data, you’ll also avoid unnecessary costs and losses due to a poorly executed strategy. Hence the need to keep your process simple and streamlined – and all your teams prepared. Here…

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Data Migration, Risk mitigation

7 Ways to Build Risk Mitigation into your Migration Project

August 6, 2020

By coming into the migration process prepared, you lessen the likelihood that your migration could interrupt business-critical operations and the customer experience. Here are seven ways to build risk mitigation into your migration project.

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Data Integration, Data Management

Data Quality: It’s More Important Than you Think

July 7, 2020

Data quality is too often overlooked, but it’s far too important to ignore. Every year, 25-30% of data becomes inaccurate, negatively impacting the capabilities of sales and marketing to create effective strategies. Identifying, cleaning, enriching, and protecting your data for the long-term will…

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Data Integration

How to Discuss Your Integration with Non-Technical Stakeholders

June 9, 2020

Communicating about integration can sometimes be more difficult than the integration itself. As the integration expert, your job is to make that communication as clear and accessible as possible. Recognize that perspectives are different based on job roles. Barriers to communication exist because…

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