It is inevitable with any off-the-shelf software program the day you run smack into the 'wall'! Maybe it is a small change to a report you need, or maybe it is a major change in the way you need to track and manage your inventory. Whatever it is, there comes a day when the limitations of your software sends you out into the great wide web in search of something better. Like explorers of old, it can be a risky proposition. You may strike gold or you may spend a great amount of time and resources and end up with nothing to show for it.
We've written about KARDIA | CST before; it's a new way of building business applications. Given that QuickBooks™ owns an estimated 80% share of the small business financial software market, it is no surprise that most of KARDIA's clients use QuickBooks.™ What surprises them is that they still use QuickBooks™ today, despite having hit that 'wall' many years ago. What KARDIA and CST enabled them to do is keep the familiar and user-friendly QuickBooks™ system in place for the fundamental financial functions that it does so well, and then use KARDIA to handle all of the other specific business needs they have.