A second chance to catch recent Concise resources exploring best practice in finance and the role that IT can play.
In the very smallest enterprises, entrepreneurs can handle all the crucial financial management that sits behind the business for themselves and often do so on an ad hoc basis. But as soon as the business grows, it needs much more professional structures - IT-enabled financial management systems that underpin every aspect of the company.
Over the past two months, we’ve been looking at a more strategic approach to finance and IT, to meet the challenges that SMEs face in an uncertain business climate.
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On limited resources, SMEs often struggle to make the most effective use of technologies and tools, because they lack the experience, expertise and time to think strategically about what might be achieved. In this eGuide we show how SMEs can use technology to manage their finances effectively.
SME owners are facing threats to their operations on multiple fronts. From concerns over supply chain efficiency to anxieties over late payments, such challenges have the potential to harm that most critical aspect of any business – cash flow management.
In April 2016, PCI DSS version 3.2 was released, and the new regulations will help your business manage information security more effectively. If your business accepts credit cards, you need to comply with this standard by February 2018.
Partnering with IT experts, who can keep them up to date with fast-moving technologies as well as maintaining essential everyday IT systems, is the obvious choice for many SMEs. How can you measure the return on investment of outsourcing IT services?
Businesses are under cyber attack today, and though many think they are too small to bother with, in fact SMEs can be a real target for hackers.But the investment your business makes in securing financial data needn’t to be in the form of full-time staff.
We’ve recently seen the emergence of user-friendly and cost-effective apps designed to streamline processes and give you visibility over your business’s financial health. Take a look at our hand-picked selection of financial apps for SMEs.
The cost of tech support is rising due to the lack of skills in the marketplace and the pace of technology change. So what costs do you need to factor in when employing a support specialist? Find out the true cost of tech support to your business.
Managed IT Services Case Study: Leading Manufacturer Washington Mills Forms Strategic Partnership with Concise
In our latest managed IT services video case study, global market-leading manufacturer Washington Mills discusses the strategic and efficiency benefits of its partnership with Concise.
In coming months we will be discussing operations, and the day-to-day areas that SMEs need to manage in order to keep their IT infrastructure up and running. What are the challenges and how can you mitigate the risks?