How Many Manual Processes Keep your Business Running?

Once a software firm reaches a certain size, teams start to notice that everything that needs to be done in order to get to work is, well, a lot of work. Operations can feel like a black hole of productivity and cash, taking all of your margin. Without an accurate picture of cost, revenue, and…

Introducing a Low-Risk, Fixed-Price AX to Dynamics 365 Upgrade

It’s time to take the next step in your digital journey. Long-term support for Dynamics 2012 ends in 2021. Meanwhile, the added security, flexibility and performance of Dynamics 365 Finance has created a new standard in ERP. While most Dynamics AX clients have made the leap to cloud with Dynamics 365 Finance already, many have…

Keep Closer Tabs on Project Costs with Enhanced Inventory Management

The ever-present need with any project-based organization is the need to track costs. Small and mid-sized professional services companies aren’t an exception. The constant struggle with managing inventory is a balancing act between having too much inventory and having too little. But that also isn’t the complete picture. Many SMBs lack an efficient inventory management system,…

System Integrators: To exploit new opportunities, plan for profitability from the start

Has the pandemic shrunk your billable hours, or put a ceiling on revenue growth? You’re not alone. The professional IT services industry is facing technological change, stiff competitors, price-conscious buyers, and a shrinking talent pool. So it’s key to seize new opportunities when the outlook makes sense. Velosio just posted an e-book explaining why small-to-midsized…

Jira & Azure DevOps users can now easily integrate developer time tracking into their financials

Small and mid-sized development firms have a unique set of challenges for building, testing and releasing software internally. Specifically, these companies want to capture the time spent on various aspects of the software development cycle within their project-based accounting software. As a project-driven activity, software development requires tracking costs and employee time for each project.…

SMBs: Underserved, but ready to be served by system integrators

How much of your system integration revenue comes from small- to mid-sized businesses? If it’s less than a third, you may be missing out on a lucrative, relatively underserved market. Let’s examine why. First, recognize some key facts about SMBs. They are innovators. They are the wellspring of America’s patents. And they employ about half…
Project margin erosion

Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) Help Improve Operations for Your Professional Services Firm?

If you provide specialized people skills to clients as the main source of revenue for your organization, you are considered a professional services firm. There are many different businesses in this space, including software implementation partners, software publishers, system integrators, management consulting firms, accounting firms, marketing agencies, and the list goes on. Key Challenges /…
Microsoft Inner Circle partner

Velosio Achieves the 2019/2020 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications

Velosio is again honored by Microsoft for achieving outstanding sales achievement and innovation. COLUMBUS, OH — July 31, 2019 — Velosio, a technology partner specializing in business management solutions for small and medium-sized companies and larger enterprises, has achieved the prestigious 2019/2020 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications. Membership in this elite group is based…
Cloud ERP for professional service firms

On-premise vs. Cloud-based ERP for Professional Service Firms: 6 Reasons to Make the Switch

Professional services and project-based business rely on efficient project management for success ⁠— spanning across all areas of their business and business systems. To minimize time spent on non-billable tasks, firms are moving from on-premise to cloud-based ERP systems. Here’s the top six reasons why we’re seeing project driven firms make the switch: Automation Increased…

Velosio announces acquisition of Synergy Business Solutions

Strategic acquisition of leading west coast-based Microsoft partner expands Velosio’s delivery model and strengthens the company’s services industry solutions for small and medium-sized businesses COLUMBUS, OH July 2, 2019 — Velosio, a technology partner specializing in business management solutions for small and medium-sized companies and larger enterprises, today announced it has acquired Synergy Business Solutions,…