Here at Acuity, we are excited to announce that Ash Englandhas recently joined the team as our new Sage X3 Consultant. I wanted to take the opportunity to hear Ash's views and visions for Acuity.
Q1 Why did you join Acuity?
'I have now implemented Sage X3 in two businesses and have worked alongside Acuity.
From the consultancy companies I have worked with in the past, Acuity stood out for me as the best, through their professional and friendly approach. The team have invaluable experience and a 'can do' attitude.
I felt that I have attained the required experience and skills to become part of their X3 team, and look forward to developing further within the company.'
Q2 What will you bring to Acuity?
'I have worked on a number of full ERP Project implementations over the last 6 years, Sage X3 for the last 2 years.
I have gained a lot of experience in the Manufacturing and Distribution industry, implementing in a validated system environment for the sale of Licensed and Beauty Products.
I have good depth of knowledge in the X3 product. As well as. being experienced in the solution delivery to business requirements, working with business subject matter experts through the design phase to develop the best solutions to their needs, followed up by intense support through the testing, training and roll out phases.'
Q3 What attracted you to Acuity?
'Having worked alongside Acuity on the Customer side as a Project Lead for the last 18 months, I have developed a great working relationship with many of the team. I value their wealth of knowledge, experience and the support they have given me and the business.
Acuity are a renowned Sage partner and clearly look after their employees, I therefore welcomed the opportunity to become one of their X3 team.'
Q4 What are your first month objectives?
'Having just seen through the completion of an X3 implementation within first week with Acuity, my primary focus is to ensure the customer who I was previously working for is supported through their hyper-care phase of the Project.
Assisting the end users to adapt to the new ERP system, embracing new ways of working and a new user interface. Managing any minor issues or initial post go-live change requests to successful resolution.'
Q5 What are you currently excited about in your new role?
' I look forward to enhancing my X3 knowledge, developing new skills and working with new and existing customers of Acuity.'
Q6 What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
'I'm very much a family man, I have two sons aged 9 and 7 who keep me active in their own hobbies and clubs. I like to get out at the weekends for a walk around local country parks and woodland trails with the family dog. I also enjoy the mountain biking and the odd bit of DIY.'
Choosing Acuity Solutions means choosing one of the top 5 global Sage business partners, with over 20 years' experience in the Sage product marketplace, we have previously held the Sage "Business Partner of the Year" awards for Sage X3 and Sage 300.