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ATX Hires CTO to Help Clients Achieve Business Intelligence Initiatives

ATX Advisory Services—a consulting firm that works collaboratively with mid-market businesses to define strategy and align people, processes, and technology—today announced the hiring of Mike Kennie as Chief Technology Officer. Kennie will lead the ATX Business Intelligence and Analytics Practice. “As an experienced, senior business intelligence architect, Mike is perfectly aligned for this role,” says...
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Business Intelligence: “The Last Mile” for the Construction Industry

General and specialty contractors have upped the ante in the past few years when it comes to technology spending. After many years of putting new deployments and upgrades on the back burner, firms have renewed their focus on leveraging applications and powerful compute resources to help them run their businesses more efficiently. As reported by...
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The Technology Is The Easy Part

You’re about to implement a new enterprise application. Chances are good you put in a lot of time selecting the technology components. You probably also have a solid game plan for how you will configure and roll out the technology. But have you thought about what it takes to get your employees to readily adopt...
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Before You Sign That Software Contract

You’re about to accept a proposal for an online subscription for an ERP, CRM or other enterprise software package. The negotiations are far from over! There are still many details to discuss before you sign the contract to make sure you reduce your initial costs and to lock in your future costs as much as...
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How To Select The Right Software Solution For Your Business

It’s time for your business to deploy a new enterprise software package—perhaps it’s an ERP or CRM solution, or maybe it’s time for a new field service, human resources or project management platform. No matter which type of solution you need, the path to selecting the right enterprise software solution contains many potential road blocks....
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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

The capabilities of your ERP, financial accounting, CRM and other enterprise applications play a major role in the success of your business. If they function smoothly and allow your employees to focus on customer relationships and delivering products and services, you will likely thrive. But if those same applications hinder business processes, profit margins will...
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5 Years of Success

Earlier this year, we celebrated the five year anniversary of ATX! As we enjoy this milestone, we have been reflecting on our past and thinking towards our future. When we started ATX in 2013, our goal was to build a scalable consultancy that fits a unique need in the market place. We believe that our...
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Avoiding Neglected Innovation and Other IT Pitfalls

Overhauling the IT environment for ERP, CRM and other enterprise applications can provide significant rewards in terms of improved productivity and revenue-generation capabilities. But the process can be coupled with significant costs and business disruptions if not managed properly. When businesses are developing an IT application strategy, we often see three common outcomes of poor...
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Apple Picking and Strategic Planning

While Spring often brings thoughts of renewal, most companies consider Fall the time to plant new ideas. As the leaves begin to change in new England, many of our clients dust off their strategic plans and consider goals and targets for the new year. Annual plans and budgets work best when aligned with long term...
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ESOP: Year One Perspectives

The BP Group is an industry leader in the Commercial HVAC Services Market with revenues in excess of $100MM and over 40 years of experience servicing the New York City metropolitan region. The organization has diversified over the last decade to include an array of building technology and management services including HVAC construction, service, insulation,...
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Giving Back to Our Communities

Appalachia Service Project (ASP) is an organization which gives teenagers and adults the opportunity to help others in need. ASP provides a structured service opportunity, bringing thousands of volunteers from all over the country to rural Central Appalachia to repair homes for low-income families. ATX supports the Westborough, MA ASP team, which trains high school...
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PIPES wins 2016 E. Robert Kent Award for Management Innovation

ATX is honored to have our work recognized by the MCAA as the 2016 E. Robert Kent Award winner for Management Innovation. PIPES is something we developed while working with The BP Group, a long term client and partner of ATX. We are proud of The BP Group for undertaking this initiative and for them...
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ATX Giving Back 5%

When we launched ATX  just over 3 years ago, we established 8 core values for our firm including value #7 … “Giving back to our communities”. In our second year we were able to formally launch our corporate philanthropy initiatives which have included donating 5% of all profits to charitable organizations focused on education, medical...
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ATX Supports Cristo Rey Boston

ATX is very proud to have been Magna Cum Laude sponsors for the Cristo Rey Boston’s signing day event last night.  Cristo Rey’s top 5 high school graduates announced to a room filled with hundreds of supporter where they intend to go to college in the fall. These students have all overcome many hardships to get...
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Top 10 Signs Your ERP is From The Wrong Decade

10….       Getting useful information out of your ERP is harder than solving the Rubix Cube 9…          Web browsers are so futuristic, your organization instead accesses your ERP via Citrix or Remote Desktop 8…          You want your employees in the field meeting with customers and prospects but they are chained to their desktop computer like the Krypton lock on...
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BBJ names ATX a five to follow!

ATX is honored to have made the Boston Business Journals five to follow list featuring New England firms to watch. Link to BBJ Five to Follow List (Week Ending May 6, 2013)  
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