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Technology Pointe has been serving the Round Rock area since 2000, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses

Top 10 ERPs for Small Business

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It adds up quickly. An idle factory is probably your most expensive possession. Change the currency to daughter’s weddings.

How many daughter’s weddings equal the cost of an idle factory day? Alice can tell you.

Alice had everything she needed to ship products and make money. Well, almost everything.

She didn’t have shipping labels. Alice had orders, final product, people running the factory, printers to print the shipping labels, and almost everything she needed. Almost everything …

Alice didn’t have shipping label paper for the printer. This happened because she was missing something else.

Alice didn’t have an ERP system that automatically ordered shipping label paper with appropriate lead times when stock ran low. How many daughter’s weddings do you think that cost her?

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Investigating the Value of Managed IT Services

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Managed IT services can present a lot of benefits for small businesses. Since not many smaller businesses can afford to staff expert IT technicians, managed IT services are an attractive alternative that allows an organization to get the IT support and management they need to keep their business running efficiently. Today, we’ll go over all the benefits a managed service provider can present a small business,and just how a MSP delivers significant returns on your IT support investments.

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Dustin Bolander Talks Disaster Recovery at Local ALA Seminar

Diversity of Input Don’t make the IT department solely responsible for the DR recovery strategy. While the technology team is great at what they do, they are not the ones working on the firm’s business day to day. Input from all levels of the firm is important. Make sure you have key people from partners to receptionists involved in the DR/BC process Cross-training is a great strategy for firms with multiple offices. For example, if you have accounting people in both your Austin and Dallas offices, make sure they can handle each other’s roles in the event of a disaster. Don’t Trust the Cloud (with Everything) The cloud is a great storage solution, but it still requires proper design and plan...
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Need Some Help Selecting Your ERP?

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Your manufacturing company most likely has an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, or is considering one. While ERP is a critical component for any manufacturer, the selection, implementation and on-going support of an ERP can involve lots of people, products and companies. 

Technology Pointe does not sell or partner with any ERP vendors, we are just here to help as your manufacturing CIO. We have experience with several ERP systems and have managed implementations for software such as:   

  • Infor Syteline & Cloudsuite Industrial
  • CETEC
  • Misys
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Fishbowl 
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What can CIO Guidance do for your Business

We frequently have potential customers ask - Why do I need a CIO for my business? Technology Pointe's key benefit is the CIO guidance we're able to provide our clients. You will get a dedicated CIO for all your strategy and technology needs.

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Here are the Top 5 items to illustrate the importance of having a CIO.

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