Protect Your Data

Backup is essential for any business, and with the added threat of ransomware, backup solutions can help avoid costly business interruptions.  A true disaster plan requires both on-site and off-site versioned copies of your data.  For on-site high-speed data backup we recommend ioSafe.  This solution is fireproof, waterproof and rugged.  About the size of a 4 slice toaster, this unit can be bolted to the floor in your server area for added security.

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How’s Your Cash Flow?

Don’t risk your peace of mind by guessing on something as important as your cash. And don’t spend your precious time doing something manually that your business system can do for you. If you want better cash information in less time, get The SouthWare Team Sports Cash Flow Ledger.

Streamlined Purchasing Saves Money

Making good purchasing decisions can be complicated – you have to determine need, evaluate potential suppliers, obtain necessary approvals, and more. To streamline the process, you need to evaluate each step.Purchase

If you’re buying a large volume of items for resale, even a small improvement in purchasing flow can yield considerable cost savings. How? Through effective negotiations with suppliers, timelier purchasing that results in fewer rush orders, and possible reductions in shipping expenses.Continue reading

Learn the Language

“before you buy new software.”

The majority of my day is spent on the phone fielding questions from nervous business owners interested in moving from one software platform to another.   As experienced leaders, these owners understand that change is difficult and painful.  Most have been through a software migration in the past, and very few have good things to say about that experience.  

Some owners know exactly what questions to ask, others don’t have a clue.  In both cases, my job is to make sure we come to an understanding of the deliverables and the pathway from where they are now, to where they need to be. Continue reading

Do Sporting Goods Businesses Need Agility?

Forrester Research has defined business agility as “the quality that allows an enterprise to embrace market and operational changes as a matter of routine.” Many businesses feel that they meet that definition of agility, yet paint themselves into a corner when selecting business systems to manage their companies. There are best practices that need to be followed when evaluating critical business systems.

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We Simply Can’t Compete

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If you choose SouthWare Team Sports Software. . .

You won’t be dealing with a world-wide conglomerate.  You won’t be a company assigned to one of a hundred sales people working to close thousands of sales leads.  You won’t have to sign a 50 page contract written by a team of lawyers, and then be transferred to a “implementation” group trained to mitigate the high expectations created by the sales people.  Continue reading

NEW! PO Approval Portal

poportalSouthWare Team Sports has released a new PO approval portal specifically designed for companies with outside sales people who generate and manage their own POs. The PO Approval Portal allows managers to easily review and change the approval status of purchase orders that come in from the field.Continue reading