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Could your business make more 
money leveraging the cloud? 
Drive business growth and get ahead 
of your competition
Are you using the cloud? 
• How many of you in the room have a smartphone? 
• How many of you have checked your email on y...
What is the hybrid Sage Data Cloud? 
Hybrid extends your current Sage ERP 
ERP
This conversation is about growing from here 
4 
Choices are 
being made 
about cloud 
and mobile Will those 
decisions 
h...
More than 50% of small and medium-sized businesses are 
trailing their competitors or at risk of falling behind 
13% 10% F...
How well is your company competing this year? 
6 
Far Ahead of our competitors 
Ahead of our competitors 
About Even with ...
Significant differences between the top and bottom 
performing companies 
13% 
Global API 
7 
Level of adoption of cloud 
...
A powerful new Cloud Maturity Curve emerged from our studies 
Low 
62% Owners/Leaders 
95% 
are avid mobile users 
Owners/...
Personal use provides a foundation for Company adoption 
Low 
7% 
57% 
62% 
95% 
Owners/Leaders 
are avid mobile users 
Co...
And, only a few companies have gone ‘all the way’ 
Low 
1.4% 
3.7% 
7% 
57% 
62% 
95% 
Company uses 
cloud file sharing 
O...
So, what does this mean to my company? 
90% of companies are 
seeking to extend 
their solutions 
*mobile and traditional ...
A close up on the Sage Data Cloud
You might say “our company is not ready for this” 
**Sage Survey (m=993) 
Focus on 
employees 
groups that are 
ready now.
You might say “we don’t have the budget to do this” 
Focus on services 
with “easy to 
calculate ROI” 
On the benefit side...
So, should you go all the 
way to the top of the 
curve?
We found that the speed of moving entirely to the cloud 
varies by industry 
Adoption 
Rate 
16 
Company relies on a 
clou...
When should you move faster along the cloud maturity curve? 
Open or Move 
Locations 
1.4x 
New Owners or 
Management 
2.4...
Sales 
Marketing 
Service and Sales 
Solutions to help you 
grow and capture 
new opportunities 
Accounting and Payroll 
C...
Where are you headed? 
90% of companies are 
seeking to extend 
their solutions 
Helping you, win, serve and keep customer...
Questions? 
(speaker name) 
(speaker email)
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2015 Inspire Tour: Grow leveraging the cloud

2015 Inspire Tour: Grow leveraging the cloud

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2015 Inspire Tour: Grow leveraging the cloud

  1. 1. Could your business make more money leveraging the cloud? Drive business growth and get ahead of your competition
  2. 2. Are you using the cloud? • How many of you in the room have a smartphone? • How many of you have checked your email on your smartphone while you’ve been here today? • How many of you have been asked to make a decision based on the information you read?
  3. 3. What is the hybrid Sage Data Cloud? Hybrid extends your current Sage ERP ERP
  4. 4. This conversation is about growing from here 4 Choices are being made about cloud and mobile Will those decisions have impact for your business? Business is growing and changing
  5. 5. More than 50% of small and medium-sized businesses are trailing their competitors or at risk of falling behind 13% 10% Far Ahead 5 Far Behind or Behind 41% One of several large Sage studies. 1,100 company owners and leaders reported their companies’ performance
  6. 6. How well is your company competing this year? 6 Far Ahead of our competitors Ahead of our competitors About Even with our competitors Behind our competitors Far Behind our competitors Our company is… …at winning and keeping customers
  7. 7. Significant differences between the top and bottom performing companies 13% Global API 7 Level of adoption of cloud and mobile services lower Ratio of sales and service employees to total employees 5 out 10 10% Far Ahead Global API higher 7 out 10 Far Behind or Behind
  8. 8. A powerful new Cloud Maturity Curve emerged from our studies Low 62% Owners/Leaders 95% are avid mobile users Owners/Leaders use mobility for business SMB Adoption Rate Indicates personal adoption **Sage Survey (m=993) High
  9. 9. Personal use provides a foundation for Company adoption Low 7% 57% 62% 95% Owners/Leaders are avid mobile users Company accepts payments anywhere* Company uses cloud file sharing Company uses connected cloud services Owners/Leaders use mobility for business 11% SMB Adoption Rate **Sage Survey (m=993) High Indicates personal adoption
  10. 10. And, only a few companies have gone ‘all the way’ Low 1.4% 3.7% 7% 57% 62% 95% Company uses cloud file sharing Owners/Leaders are avid mobile users Company accepts payments anywhere* Company uses connected cloud services Owners/Leaders use mobility for business 11% Company relies on a cloud ERP/accounting system SMB Adoption Rate Company has hosted accounting/ERP system **Sage Survey (m=993) High Indicates hosted or cloud
  11. 11. So, what does this mean to my company? 90% of companies are seeking to extend their solutions *mobile and traditional credit card acceptance **Sage Survey (m=993)
  12. 12. A close up on the Sage Data Cloud
  13. 13. You might say “our company is not ready for this” **Sage Survey (m=993) Focus on employees groups that are ready now.
  14. 14. You might say “we don’t have the budget to do this” Focus on services with “easy to calculate ROI” On the benefit side – pick something easily measured $40 per month 1 extra sale per month at $89 On the cost side – pick services that have a well contained impact
  15. 15. So, should you go all the way to the top of the curve?
  16. 16. We found that the speed of moving entirely to the cloud varies by industry Adoption Rate 16 Company relies on a cloud ERP/accounting system Company has hosted accounting/ERP system Services 5.5% Retail 2.9% Manufacturing 2.1% Distribution 1.4% Construction 1.4%
  17. 17. When should you move faster along the cloud maturity curve? Open or Move Locations 1.4x New Owners or Management 2.4x Expand Operations In A New Country 6x New Competitor Enters Your Market 1.4x On premise Service Disruptions 1.2x Sale Tax Audits 0.9x Government Customers 0.8x Grow Imports or Exports 0.5x Reasons why companies move quickly… …and when they move slowly
  18. 18. Sales Marketing Service and Sales Solutions to help you grow and capture new opportunities Accounting and Payroll CEO Sage CRM Production/Manufacturing Warehouse Sage Mobile Sales Sage CRM Sage Billing and Payment Sage Intelligence Sage Inventory Advisor Sage Payments Sage Time Sage Inventory Advisor ISV solutions ISV solutions ISV solutions ISV solutions Sage CRM Sage Mobile Sales Sage CRM ISV solutions
  19. 19. Where are you headed? 90% of companies are seeking to extend their solutions Helping you, win, serve and keep customers *mobile and traditional credit card acceptance **Sage Survey (m=993)
  20. 20. Questions? (speaker name) (speaker email)

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