Need for Big Data is Growing in Small and Midsize Companies
As small and midsize businesses grow, it is common for information technology (IT) personnel to install customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software applications for better business management. However, in many instances the software systems that are put in place are not integrated or designed to efficiently pass data. Often, those in Management positions assume that the CRM and ERP data will be available instantly. Typically, that is not the case. As a result, the software programs must be customized so that the data from both applications can be seamlessly integrated for the data to pass bidirectionally between applications and also be properly stored. Using the right business management software, such as SAP Business One, can ensure that all of the data is effectively communicating information and being stored properly.
Big Data is more than just a lot of information being stored in one database. Growing small and midsize companies can benefit greatly by using Big Data capabilities as well as analytics to help them find ways to outmaneuver their larger competitors. As Big Data typically includes a variety of types of information gathered not only from traditional sources, but also from systems like unstructured social media interactions, performing data analysis can reveal pertinent information about customers and purchasing trends. With the ability to instantly access accurate, reliable, up-to-the-minute business data and make better business decisions, small and midsize businesses can maintain a competitive edge over larger companies.
Managing Big Data, may seem daunting, but it is important to note that management and employees not have to deal with entangling technologies. The complicated Big Data landscape can be easily navigated by businesses if they start with a solution such as SAP Business One. The capability to store diverse and rapidly expanding data types is built right into the system. There is no need for your staff to learn any new high tech terminology.
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No matter the size of your business, if Big Data is not already relevant to the success of your enterprise, it will be in the near future. Businesses can no longer ignore the impact of Big Data as well as the critical importance of integrating unstructured social media interactions and structured point of sale transactions. If you’d like help creating a data strategy and building a sound technology platform to support that plan, contact Cornerstone Consulting at 813-321-1300 today.
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If you’d like your small or medium enterprise (SME) to run better, streamline warehouse inventory management with the use of mobile solutions, out-maneuver competitors, improve interactions with each customer, have better solutions for finding new customers, and transform your business with the latest in technology, you have definitely found the right team to collaborate with and make it happen.