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Something we regularly come across with small businesses is what can be the nightmare of missing functionality in the software solution they have selected.  This seems to be particularly true of cloud apps, I think because of the perceived ease of getting into / out of any SAAS solution.  Let me explain.

What is Cloud Computing?

What is Cloud Computing?

Aug 12, 2016 Written by
I originally published a blog post surrounding cloud computing in August 2010. It is interesting to re-read it now to compare not only how the cloud computing landscape has changed, but also changing understanding of this terms amongst the population in general.

A few days ago I had a meeting with a client who had asked for consulting on what systems might be suitable for his business. His accountant had asked to sit in on the meeting as he felt he had something to add to the discussion.

The client was frustrated over the fact that he wasn’t able to get the information he needed to run his business from the software he was using and his concerns mainly revolved around inventory management. He was frequently experiencing stock outs of one product or another, whilst simultaneously his overall stock on hand was far higher than he felt was right. At this point all people present in the room agreed.