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Single Touch Payroll: A key business deadline to note

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a mandatory obligation for Australian employers to use their payroll software solution to report salary or wages, pay as you go (PAYG) withholding and superannuation information directly to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), at the same time you pay your employees. This is one of the biggest changes since the … Read moreSingle Touch Payroll: A key business deadline to note

The true cost of returns

Wholesalers have seen margins declining in recent years, leaving little room for error and a renewed focus on operational efficiency. Dealing with rising production costs on one side, and retailers reluctant to accept higher prices on the other, means wholesalers are getting squeezed. To succeed, wholesalers need to run agile, scalable businesses and keep their … Read moreThe true cost of returns

What you need to know about data protection

Data has increasingly become the lifeblood for understanding customers, optimising business processes and identifying growth opportunities. This is particularly true for those businesses with a strong online presence. For them, data is the business. Consequently, the power of a data breach or outage can be detrimental, both to business finances and customer confidence. According to … Read moreWhat you need to know about data protection

ERP guide: Cloud, hybrid or on premise

“Cloud” is the current buzz word in business software. It is a new delivery model that brings both benefits and limitations. Beyond the hype, this blog is a basic guide to define the most suitable delivery model for your ERP system. At Pronto Software, we see a dominance of cloud and hosted delivery models over on … Read moreERP guide: Cloud, hybrid or on premise

Here’s why your ERP may not be living up to expectations and what you can do about it

Modern Enterprise Resource Planning software or ERP are the jack of all trades of business IT. Starting with procurement and manufacturing functionality in the 70’s, they now encompass a wide range of features from financials, operations, HR and analytics. The primary value of an ERP is the integration and optimisation of the various business processes … Read moreHere’s why your ERP may not be living up to expectations and what you can do about it

So the project has gone belly-up, what now? – An ERP insights post

Back in May of 2015, I published “When ERP projects go wrong” which was the 3rd in my ERP insights series. This was by far the most read of my posts, suggesting that it struck a chord with the Owners, Directors and CEO’s in the Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) space I write for. Having … Read moreSo the project has gone belly-up, what now? – An ERP insights post

ERP Productivity

Success or failure of a business is determined by its people and in most businesses, staff use software such as ERP to execute the various tasks, processes and other required activities more efficiently. So what are the factors that determine if your ERP promotes or hinders employee productivity? There are many vendors out there fighting … Read moreERP Productivity