Business Intelligence

I have a relative who’s been running a lucrative business for a couple of years now. But, even after years of operating, he still struggles to pay his staff their salaries and wages on time.  While there may be many reasons for this, my guess is that managing small business finances is not his greatest […] Read more →

What’s all the bot-her about?

Bots seemed to be the hot topic of 2016.  But why are so many businesses looking to use a bot? Why do they see potential in something that, it in a lot of ways, is a competitor for some of their own customers’ businesses? Well, let’s take a look at Sage’s bot—Hello Pegg. This is […] Read more →

Have you ever closely examined something that you use every single day? The most useful things in life are quite often those which we take for granted. For example, who ever thought of the design for a pair of scissors? Could you think of a better way for them to work? Why do we sometimes […] Read more →

Gone are the days where software demos would start with an architectural diagram of the solution stack, leading into showcasing the general ledger, posting a transaction, and finally demonstrating the net result (which was all usually followed by a yawn, stretch, snore, or thoughts of lunch). Current industry trends suggest that, for the most part, […] Read more →

As a business owner in today's technologically revolutionary environment, it’s becoming more and more evident that, in order to stay up-to-date and remain relevant, you need to have your latest data readily available to make those crucial business decisions. Because of this, Sage Intelligence Product Evangelist, Jay Nel explains 5 reasons why business in the cloud […] Read more →

This is a real-time account of a financial manager faced with a Sage Intelligence Reporting issue late on a Sunday afternoon. This is why good support matters. It’s 3pm on a Sunday afternoon and I’m trying to get my last bit of relaxation in before starting the work week ahead. The result… I stumble to […] Read more →

5 ways you can re-energize your finance team

Has your finance team been behaving a little more like the zombies from the popular television show, The Walking Dead, and a little less like the bouncy bunch they usually are? Have they lost the lively sparkle in their eyes, or have things become a little monotonous lately? It might be time to shake things […] Read more →

To enable you to get going and make the most of our smart reporting solution, here’s a list of the helpful Sage Intelligence Reporting resources available in our resource library: You can engage with partners and customers right now on the Sage Intelligence Reporting Community. Download the one-page Kick-off guide specific to your accounting/BMS solution […] Read more →

The cash flow conundrum: How visual reporting can help

Starting a small business is almost like leaping out of a plane without a back-up parachute. It’s exciting, but at the same time, quite risky. There are several reasons why 80% of small businesses in South Africa fail within the first three years, the greatest reason being cash flow. For many Small & Medium Business […] Read more →

An SA developer at a Global Accountants’ conference

I’d heard the stories of long, grueling days on your feet, and the tales of facing customers and business partners who posed immediate, challenging questions. Sage Summit was a stark contrast to the developer days spent in front of my PC, facing issues that take a while to reach a specific point. This is the […] Read more →