Posted by Marc Christensen on 10th February 2014
The Early Days
When starting a business it is important to use a small business management software programme. This ensures you can better manage financial operations and your workflow processes. Using various spreadsheets, access databases and paper will create headaches. Data will get lost, paper gets thrown away or you have a higher risk of human error. Small businesses simply cannot afford this to happen.
The Growing Business
You will need to consider how big you expect your business to grow before you start looking at software solutions. This is because many programs offer limited functionality to offer, particularly the cloud based market. Insight by Arquilla is different. The system is flexible and scalable that a single user can use and the system will grow with that business no matter the users or direction the business grows in.
The benefits of small business management systems are greatly appreciated by anyone who uses it. The first reason why smaller companies look at this type of program is that it is easy to navigate and use. If it is not then it will not work. You are also able to manage bookkeeping processes in a easier more manageable manner.
Like most systems in this space, Insight also allows you to create invoices, quotations and sales/purchase orders in the office or on the road. Some offerings can also allow repeat and automated billing processes.
Finally you the software program should allow for management of customers and suppliers. Contacts, addresses, contact information and company notes should be easily managed through the system.
How Insight Can Benefit Newly Formed Businesses & Start-Ups
Insight has been designed and developed to allow for business growth. When a company invests in technology business owners need to be sure that the system is a) The right for for the business and b) flexible enough to grow.
The reason for this is that any start or newly formed business is its most volatile in the first 5 years of operation. It could be that the business direction changes, services change or the company grows exponentially. Any system purchased needs to be able adapt to these types of situations.
Insight does this as part of its out the box capabilities. This is a cost effective way of having a system grow with your business, Any reseller or solution provider can provide customization or consultancy services to have a system grow with a business but this becomes a costly exercise. Insight allows customers to do this themselves at no cost.
What else Insight offers is great value for money. With its easy to use features, great flexibility and various deployment options, Insight has become the system of choice for small to medium sized business,
For larger businesses there is an Enterprise version