The Secret to Going Fast: Slow Down!

Posted: October 1, 2018 - Blog, Sage Intacct

 

Spinning your tires in a snow drift is fast tire rotation without making any progress or forward movement. In today’s culture of fast food, electronic trading, texting, and video gaming many of us feel the pressure to make decisions quickly so we can move on to the next thing and continue the pattern.

Slowing down the decision making process can prevent missteps and errors. If a process is broken, speeding it up will continue to cause problems, just at a faster rate. Delaying or waiting is sometimes (not always) the better decision as you can research the market to take advantage of new insights as part of this slower process.

Selecting the right ERP software to run your business cannot be a tied to limited long term capability, slick sales delivery or aggressive pricing. These are typical vendor practices in order get a quick decision and notch a sale. Slow down the process and evaluate key drivers of productivity gains, for example – validate time saved when closing accounting periods or determine the value of custom KPI’s on a dashboard by role. Gaining new insights to make better decisions is why organizations should invest in new ERP systems.

Sage Intacct is the only cloud ERP software endorsed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. It’s best in breed philosophy means that Sage Intacct will continue as the #1 financial software and partner with the best players in related areas. For example: Sage Intacct partners with the #1 CRM Salesforce, Payroll with ADP and Paychex, and Inventory/WMS with QStock. Taking time to make the right decision upfront allows your organization to speed up insights and efficiencies in the future.

 

Barry Coyne

Barry is the Sage Intacct Business Development Manager at CDH.