See NetSuite ERP Implementation Consulting Profile In my role as CFO for a small private equity-backed technology company, one of my first responsibilities was to lead the implementation of NetSuite’s cloud-based ERP system. This replaced a Microsoft Great Plains/Dynamics for financials and dozens of customized SQL database applications that supported operations and customer service. The […]
My conceptual approach, understanding of systems and business experience allow me to be the architect who bridges the large gaps that often exist between business needs, user demands and technology staff resources. This section provides examples of the vision and breadth of systems expertise I bring to take full advantage of technology in solving complex business problems.
After leading the implementation of NetSuite at Iron Solutions, I have been providing NetSuite ERP implementation services as one of my core consulting service offerings.
The Problem: High cost and ineffective The company was spending millions of dollars each year on a collection of home-grown and third party software packages running on an IBM main-frame platform and supported by a staff of 35. As the company sold custom, make-to-order products, development was complex and costly and business needs were not […]
Most of the positions I’ve held as a CFO were offered because of my dual experience and expertise in implementing systems. The following is a partial lists of implementations in which I’ve had a leadership role. IRON Solutions, Inc., as Chief Financial Officer in 2008 to 2014 Led the implementation of NetSuite cloud-based SaaS ERP system, […]
The Problem: Lack of information The company had over a dozen divisions, most of which were experiencing declining sales, but had no way to assess overall trends by geographic market, distribution channel or customer. They also had no way to share information on customer accounts between the divisions and were missing opportunities to leverage their […]
The Problem: Under performing I/T investments and high staff turnover. Few employees really make full use of the technology tools provided to them. One of the greatest problems facing most I/T managers is recruiting and retaining good talent. The Solution: Vision and innovation. We were recognized as a technology leader and center of I/T excellence […]
The Problem: Not leveraging the Internet At work, browser-based technology was standard on all new PC’s that were being delivered but wasn’t being used for productivity improvements. At home, my wife and friends had businesses that could benefit from having an web presence. The Solution: Internet and Cloud based solutions I learned to develop web […]
The Problem: Not using the technology The corporate office mandated that every operating unit would get broadcast quality video conferencing but nobody used it because most meetings required not just seeing other people but a way to share presentations and information in an interactive format. The vendor just sold equipment and had nothing to offer. […]