For those following along at home, MYOB announced in May the:

establishment of a direct organisation, MYOB will begin to sell, service and support MYOB Advanced customers

Extract from Partner email dated May 20 2021

Hybrid channel/direct models have become common place in Enterprise software. Salesforce, NetSuite, Sage and others…


Wow, is it really March already?! Its a bit late to be bringing out my predictions for the year ahead with 17% of the year already gone — I know! …


It’s that time of year again. The Melbourne Cup to Australia Day (#changethedate) hiatus has finally passed. Kids are back at school. Trump is gone. Time for normality to resume. …


Like many business software segments, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is becoming more difficult to identify as a stand-alone category. As more players enter the market and existing players expand their reach, the very definition of CRM seems to be expanding. CRM functionality now encapsulates everything from:

  • email marketing to sales…

Whilst I contend that ERP Systems are dying out and being replaced by ECP (Enterprise Cloud Platforms), I must acknowledge that we are in a transition phase and many businesses in Australia are actively looking for the right “ERP” solution. …


It appears that no ERP, Accounting nor Inventory Management system has really nailed sales reporting / sales analysis as we often get asked about the best reporting add-ons by clients.

There are an absolute plethora of reporting / business intelligence add-ons on the market. Not all work well for inventory-based…


Because it sits outside the Fairwork Act and other related employment legislation, the obligation of every employer to check (and monitor) the Right To Work of all staff is in my opinion, the most overlooked compliance obligation in Australian HR and Payroll departments.

Compliance enforced by the Department of Home Affairs

Living inside the remit of the Department…


This infographic pulls together over 250 software applications used in Australian and New Zealand wholesale, distribution, import and manufacturing (B2B inventory-based) businesses. We have tried to group appropriately though note solutions can be difficult to pigeon hole as their functionality expands beyond an individual function.

If you want to understand the value of our independent software selection service (aka buyers agent services), look no further than this graphic for the size of the marketplace to choose from:


Many before me have tried to claim ERP is dead. Sage. Microsoft. And many more companies and individuals. Now its my turn and I offer a plausible alternative acronym to replace it.

The Bastardisation of ERP

It happens that definitions can change with time. Have you ever thought how it came to be that…


We get contacted a lot about what is the right software to use in people’s businesses. The standard consultant and right answer is always “it depends”. It depends on so many things:

  • What industry you’re in?
  • What business goals you have (an exit, growth, status quo etc)?
  • Who is going…

Matt Paff

#CloudAccounting #Payroll. Strategy. Technology Consulting. @ValueAdders @vSureAustralia @TPPGAU Blogger. Presenter. Philosopher. NED. Husband of 1 & dad of 3

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