Technology Pointe Blog

Technology Pointe, Inc. 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.

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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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Need ERP? Check Out our New Vendor Partner, Cetec ERP

Technology Pointe is excited to announce our newest vendor partnership with Cetec ERP, a web-based ERP platform that allows small businesses to experience the benefits of ERP without sacrificing current profits, or future growth.

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Cetec ERP is a powerful, all-in-one platform designed to help small and mid-sized manufacturing companies transition from incomplete or makeshift software options to a more comprehensive solution. Unlike Quickbooks, Cetec allows business owners to manage inventory along with accounting and general ledger. But unlike other ERP options, it takes advantage of modern technical advances to make it more accessible, affordable, and completely cloud-based.

Do I Need ERP?

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How would your firm survive a Catastrophe?

A managing partner once told me, “After my people, our data is our most valuable asset.” The value of data is undeniable. Unfortunately, so is its vulnerability. Critical information can be lost due to server malfunction, hackers, power surges, broken water pipes or any one of a hundred unpredictable disasters. Data backups are important, but they may not be enough.


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What Is the Difference Between Data Backup and Disaster Recovery?

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Could Your Business Handle a Snow Day?

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During the first two weeks of January, Texas endured its first deep freeze of 2018.  Meteorologists posted warnings about frigid temperatures, sleet, and freezing rain.  Police urged everyone to stay home due to dangerous road conditions, causing schools and local businesses to shut down out of necessity.  Phones went unanswered, customers went unaided, and companies  missed out on crucial revenue, all because of an unexpected weather delay.

As a business, Technology-Pointe, Inc. (TPI) has only experienced one previous snow day. This time, however, we had a contingency plan in place. 

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What is our Secret Sauce?

I have been asked this question many times from Office Managers to Business Owners.  I have even started asking others this question myself!  It’s a great conversation starter when at round table discussions or exchanging ideas over coffee with other business professionals.  

So what is the answer?


Secret SauceCould it be our partnerships with great companies like Dell Technologies and Microsoft?

What about all the technical experience we have here at Tech-Pointe?  We have over 20 people working here and our total years of experience in the technology field is well over 150 years.

It could be all those certifications our team has with Microsoft and Cisco.  You should see the wall they cover - over 30 major certificates!

 

 

Well it’s none of those!

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