Over the past five years, SPI Research has seen the professional services market grow at an annual rate of over 10%. This growth is especially true in midsized organizations – with employees between 30 and 300. However, all is not smooth sailing in these midsized organizations. Research shows competitive pressures from above and below, challenging… Read more »
Month: May 2018
2018 promises to be a big year in the world of sales and use tax. Many states will continue to aggressively push economic nexus laws, impose consumers’ use tax reporting requirements (which may very well end tax free shopping for good!), and start taxing third-party sales. While we can’t predict the future, we can highlight… Read more »
Mobile payment technology is finally gaining traction, thanks to high-profile successes such as Apple Pay and My Starbucks Rewards that have demonstrated its utility as well as profitability. Given their promising future, mobile payments present a fascinating opportunity for retail, but the more practical questions of business impact and implementation remain unanswered. Download this whitepaper… Read more »
Data mining has been a hot topic for years, but most analysts tend to focus on manipulation of data as an object – i.e. how businesses can keep their data updated, view it in real time, or organize their data. And yet, 85 percent of Fortune 500 companies will fail to exploit big data for competitive… Read more »
Many businesses start out recording financial data in spreadsheets and using an adding machine to balance their budget. While this is a necessary phase, business owners will soon be confronted by the reality that they can’t do ti all on their own. Download this whitepaper to learn clear logic for different aspects of the software… Read more »
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