In the struggle for survival, the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals because they succeed in adapting themselves best to their environment. Charles Darwin
This is a very powerful (and very apt) statement when we think about the continuous shift today’s modern business environment.
If you are an existing Sage 50 customer, we hope that your system is performing as well as it always has. However, in a difficult and ever-evolving business world, we expect you’re faced with new challenges every day. And, those challenges can lead to your business evolving in new ways – expanding into new markets or needing broader business insight, having to adapt business processes to keep up with the competition, the list is endless.
At Acuity we have spoken to many, many Sage 50 users over the years, and uncovered challenges and complaints from people who, as their business environments have changed and evolved, have needed to adapt with it in order to succeed.
In this article we uncover the top 15 signs you have hit the limitations of Sage 50, that customers are experiencing in 2014.
You have an increase in transactions in the system
Your are experiencing business growth
You have increasingly complex business processes
You need to execute more advanced management reporting and Business Intelligence
You need to access data on the go
You need better control over financial periods
You need batch/serial number processing
You need an integrated CRM functionality
You need to cut down or eradicate high IT/Infrastructure costs
You need to have more flexible payment options
You need to consolidate disparate systems
You are increasing your employee numbers
You need to track stock in multiple warehouses
You need advanced handling of foreign currency, tax and legislation
You have an increased need for customisation of systems
Considering what's next
Such demands of a growing business in terms of size and complexity mean your current Sage software may no longer be the most appropriate solution to handle your requirements.
Newer, market leading technologies are now available that have allowed Sage to apply their knowledge of financial and trading requirements to create the next generation accounts, trading and business wide software, ready to meet customers’ challenges for many years to come.
- Choose the modules you need to manage your business.
- Choose the options that are right for you.
Acuity are experts in guiding customers through the migration path of the range of Sage ERP software and are able to offer tailored business solutions from complex Sage 50 migration's to Sage 200, Sage 300 ERP and Sage ERP X3 – Sage’s top 3 premier ERP solutions. We are the only UK Business Partner able to offer this product range.
Join us for an exclusive upcoming webinar hosted by Sage and Acuity for a comparative overview of Sage's Top 3 Premier ERP Solutions delivered by Alan Gonsalves, a Sage 50 Migration specialist and find out which Sage product track and deployment method is best for you and your business.
We will be delving further into the Limitations of Sage 50 and providing advice and guidance on what to do next.
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.