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Mustard Seed now an SAP Education partner

Judy Maramo, SAP Education Head Judith Adao, Mustard Seed Systems sales manager and Aldo Sanico, SAP Channel Account Manager

Mustard Seed Systems Corporation, a company set up in 1999 mainly to distribute and sell off-the-shelf accounting and point-of-sale software in the Philippines and currently a channel partner of SAP for software license, recently became a SAP Education partner, living up to its promise to spread SAP education far and wide.

Today, given its inherent advantage of lower cost and fast and easy implementation compared to customized systems, Mustard Seed’s off-the-shelf accounting software has become hugely popular among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Philippines, thus helping the company grow its install base to some 6,000 corporations.
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Posted by on October 2, 2012 in SAP, Technology

 

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Globe ICT solutions can help SMEs to stay in business and succeed

A study commissioned by Globe Business showed that about 50% of small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) run the risk of experiencing financial or operational difficulties and may close-shop within three years. The study cited limited capacity-building in running the various facets of a business as the main reason behind the difficulties encountered by entrepreneurs.

Manny Escosa, Head of Marketing for the Small and Medium Business (SMB) segments of Globe Telecom, said that about half of the country’s small and medium-scale businesses are likely to go bankrupt or close-shop by their third year of operation.
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Posted by on September 5, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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SAP to arm small and midsize enterprises with real-time analytics powered by SAP HANA

SAP AG announced two new offerings that will deliver the benefits of the SAP HANA platform to small businesses and midsize enterprises (SMEs). With analytics powered by SAP HANA for the SAP Business One application and SAP HANA, Edge edition, SMEs will be able to leverage powerful in-memory technology from SAP.

“This comes at an opportune time for the country since the growth is highly dependent of the contribution of the SME sector to the national economy. With the SME sector being a crucial factor to economic performance the need for SMEs to be competitive directly impacts the country” said Jennie Ligones, SAP Country Manager. “This innovation will be most welcome among local SMEs that look to competing on a global level.”
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Posted by on February 13, 2012 in SAP, Technology

 

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Accenture, PBSP, conduct trainings for SMEs

Knowing the importance of skills mastery for budding businessmen, the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) in partnership with Accenture, Inc., and ABS-CBN Bayan Academy created two-day training for BiD entrepreneurs.

Sixteen Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) owners took part in the said training held last November 28-29, 2011 in Manila to hone their abilities in Self Mastery and Critical Thinking. They also went through series of lectures and workshops on Market, Operations, People, and Financial Assessment, and Investing.
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Posted by on February 13, 2012 in PBSP

 

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Dreaming of a better workplace? Upgrade your business!

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) now have the chance to avail of the latest software for free as Microsoft Philippines rolls out a promo from February 6 to March 31, 2012, open to all Philippine-registered SMEs whose operations run on 5-249 computers.

Interested participants must register at www.itworks.ph, complete all requested information and upload a one- to two-minute video stating their company name, nature of business and why their business needs an upgrade (I.e. Outdated software, manual operations, etc.). Contestants should then share their videos with as many people as possible.
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Posted by on February 7, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology

 

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