There is a debate as the whether ERP as SaaS actually costs more in the long run than keeping it in-house. The picture is complicated, depending on how big you are and how long you want the service for, but some say that even if it does cost more, the benefits can make it worth it. When it comes to integrating your financial and accounting systems, CRM, inventory, manufacturing and sales - providing flow between those functions – to have real-time information available on any device in any location gets a lot of companies’ votes.


Netsuite focuses on mobile as it launches Android app and readies Apple Watch and Windows 10 versions

May 6, 2015 Maggie Holland

Decision makers can now truly run their business from anywhere, according to Netsuite

Thomas Cook deploys workforce management to cloud

Apr 28, 2015 Clare Hopping

The travel agent migrated NICE Systems' Workforce Management Solution, which it had been using on-premise for nine years

Dixons Carphone introduces cloud-based profitability testing

Nov 26, 2014 Rene Millman

Retail firm looks to improve revenues with the help of cloud

NetSuite unveils cloud-based payroll service

Oct 10, 2014 Rene Millman

Payroll SaaS will integrate with NetSuite’s ERP

Infor snaps up Saleslogix in attempt to take on Salesforce

Aug 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Aims to invest in product to rival CRM giants


ERP in the cloud explained

Jun 2, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

What role will the cloud play in ERP implementations both now and in the future? Max Cooter takes a look...

Why doesn’t cloud ERP just work?

Jun 13, 2014 Adrian Bridgwater

There are signs that the take-up of cloud-based ERP is already waning, so how should CIOs proceed?

Best business apps to download in 2013

Jun 10, 2013

We all download apps now. Every month, we're going to be publishing a list of the best business apps

Flexible working a no-no without a switch to cloud computing

Aug 6, 2012 Rachel Fielding

There's more to flexible working than letting people stay at home for a few days, how should organisations adapt to change?

ERP systems; a technology being refashioned by cloud computing

May 28, 2012 Lesley Meall

The onset of ERP systems has completely changed the way organisations work but cloud is set to drive yet another change

Case Studies

Cloud ERP systems improves traceability

Nov 21, 2013 Rene Millman

Noble Foods puts its eggs in cloud basket

YouGov makes NetSuite its choice for ERP implementation

Jun 18, 2012 Miya Knights

Polling organisation YouGov has plumped for NetSuite when it made the decision to use the cloud for its ERP system