In New York City’s bustling Greenwich Village, a vintage neon sign from the 1930s invites patrons to explore the vast array of mainstream and offbeat health and beauty products within C.O. Bigelow, America’s oldest apothecary. On the shelves are typical soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and the like, along with Bigelow-branded products like Lemon Body Cream, its recipe unchanged since 1870.
Sometimes a single event transforms your entire life. On Mother’s Day in 2000, Caroline Boudreaux, a successful account executive at an Austin TV station, met a girl named Sheebani in a rural orphanage in India during a quick stop on a planned trip around the world. Overcome with emotion, Caroline knew she had to do something to help.
As we start the new year and begin to line up new projects and initiatives, I think this is the best time to do some reflecting on the past. And the more we think on it, 2017 was ruled by our customers. NetSuite’s vision has always been to transform how businesses operate so they can achieve their business vision, and those transformations have been ubiquitous on our blog. From family-owned businesses expanding beyond expectations to software companies divested from their parent company and thriving, these customer stories speak to our vision.
Digital Transformation (DX) is fundamentally changing businesses, allowing them to transform their decision making, which is enhancing their business outcomes significantly. Digital transformation is an enterprise wide, board-level, strategic reality for companies wishing to remain relevant or maintain or enhance their leadership position in the digital economy. Digitally transformed businesses have a repeatable set of practices and disciplines used to leverage new business, 3rd Platform technology, innovation accelerators and operating models to disrupt businesses, customers, and markets in pursuit of business performance and growth. DX is driving businesses to rethink their technology strategy and that includes moving beyond their legacy back office ERP systems. New sources of innovation and creativity to enhance experiences and financial outcomes are paving the way for enterprises to move towards SaaS and cloud-enabled ERP software.
A portlet is essentially a visual plug-in that you can add and arrange on your NetSuite dashboard to highlight certain information. It gives you a snapshot of your business, and the plethora of portlet options allow you to tailor your view. The Personalize Dashboard panel displays the content that you can add to your dashboard on tabs for Standard Content, Report Snapshots, and Trend Graphs. The portlets that you are currently using appear on the Currently Used tab.