5 Digital Solutions That Every Company Should Adopt Using The Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG)

With the digital push accelerated by COVID-19 changes, companies (regardless of their size or industry) are increasingly moving to digital solutions. Whether you are a tiny two-person partnership or a medium-sized enterprise hiring a team of employees, digital solutions can be a huge productivity booster and business enabler. 

With the Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) offering up to 80% subsidies (until 30 September 2021), it is high time companies got onboard with using IT solutions to digitalise some (mind-numbing) aspects of business operations. 

If you missed the chance to get up to 3 subsidised company laptops using the Productivity Solutions Grant (applications end on 31 December 2020), you still can tap on the PSG for these 5 digital solutions that every company should adopt to digitalise their daily operations. 

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#1 Xero Cloud Accounting – Accounting Software

The backbone of every business operations, accounting can be a headache for many companies. A good accounting software can provide features such as invoicing, bank reconciliation, inventory, quotes, expense claims, reporting, and payroll. For a small business, this may be all that’s needed administratively. 

One popular and easy to use accounting software for SMEs is Xero and this is well covered under PSG. There are multiple vendors offering Xero-based packages, ranging from a subscription-only package to comprehensive multi-user setup and consultation. 

361 Degree Consultancy Pte Ltd

  • Xero Cloud Accounting Software – Package A (Xero Premier full package with consultation) – $5,527.00
  • Xero Cloud Accounting Software – Package B (Xero Premier full package) – $3,927.00
  • Xero Cloud Accounting Software – Package C (Xero Premier with Training) – $2,328.00
  • Xero Cloud Accounting Software – Package D (Xero Premier with setup) – $1,928.25
  • Xero Cloud Accounting Software – Package E (Xero Subscription only) – $729.00

Accounts101 Pte Ltd

  • Xero Cloud Accounting Software – Package A (Premium) – $2,320.00
  • Xero Cloud Accounting Software – Package B (Premium w/ Fixed Asset) – $2,920.00
  • Xero Cloud Accounting Software – Package C (Premium w/ Fixed Asset & Inventory) – $3,920.00

Advante Consulting Pte Ltd

  • Xero Cloud Accounting Version 10.5 – Advante Package A (Xero Standard Full Package) – $3,200.00
  • Xero Cloud Accounting Version 10.5 – Advante Package B (Xero Standard Basic Package) – $2,400.00 
  • Xero Cloud Accounting Version 10.5 – Advante Package C (Xero Premium Full Package) – $3,450.00
  • Xero Cloud Accounting Version 10.5 – Advante Package D (Xero Premium Basic Package) – $2,650.00
  • Xero Cloud Accounting Version 10.5 – Advante Package E (Xero Standard Subscription Only) – $600.00

Sleek

  • A-Class Accounting & Sales Management by Sleek Version 1 – A – Slim – $900.00
  • A-Class Accounting & Sales Management by Sleek Version 1 – B – Start Up – $1,200
  • A-Class Accounting & Sales Management by Sleek Version 1 – C – SME – $1,800.00
  • A-Class Accounting & Sales Management by Sleek Version 1 – D – Supreme – $3,000.00
  • A-Class Accounting & Sales Management by Sleek Version 1 – E – Growth – $4,200.00

Do note that this is a non-comprehensive listing of vendors who offer Xero Cloud Accounting. Some vendors (like Sleek) package Xero with their own in-house platforms and added services, while others provide setup and training services. 

Additionally, if you do not wish to use Xero, alternatives such as QuickBooks are also available under PSG’s Pre-Scoped IT solutions. 

#2 Dropbox – Cloud Storage, File Management and Sharing Solutions

If your company is thinking of making a move from paper to digital, file management and cloud storage solutions are essential. Even if all you do is scan paper copy to digital copy, having a good cloud storage system can save you a lot of stress.

A popular cloud storage and file sharing solution for consumers, Dropbox is also available for businesses and offered under the PSG.

WEB IMP PTE LTD

  • Dropbox Business – Dropbox Business 3 Users – $1,360.00
  • Dropbox Business – Dropbox Business 5 Users – $2,000.00
  • Dropbox Business – Dropbox Business 10 Users – $3,900.00
  • Dropbox Business – Dropbox Business 15 Users – $5,500.00
  • Dropbox Business – Dropbox Business 20 Users – $7,100.00

INNOCOM TECHNOLOGIES PTE LTD

  • DROPBOX – DROPBOX BUSINESS – 3 USERS – $999.00
  • DROPBOX – DROPBOX BUSINESS – 10 USERS – $3,199.00

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#3 Adobe Creative Cloud – Design Software

Good visuals are now de rigueur if your business is consumer-facing. With the need to produce good graphics and visuals for social media marketing or even just business content, a good suite of design software is essential and you can’t go wrong with the Adobe Creative Cloud. 

INNOCOM TECHNOLOGIES PTE LTD

  • ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD FOR TEAMS – 1 USER – ADOBE CCT WITH CLOUD CREDITS – $1,600.00
  • ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD FOR TEAMS – 10 USERS – ADOBE CCT WITH CLOUD CREDITS – $13,500.00

#4 Salesforce – Customer Relations Management (CRM) Software

Customers are the lifeblood of any business and CRM software help you to keep track of every single customer from day one. Having good information about your customers can improve your sales leads and lead to better revenue and better customer satisfaction. Things like sending a reminder to your customer on their upcoming appointment or sending a birthday promotion can be easily automated with CRM software but would be incredibly tedious to implement manually as your customer base grows. 

Saleforce is the current global leader in CRM and you can also tap on PSG for it.

SALESFORCE.COM SINGAPORE PTE. LTD.

  • Salesforce Sales Cloud Professional Edition -Premier Success and Jumpstart Setup (3 Users) – $8,240.00
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud Professional Edition – Premier Success and Jumpstart Setup (5 Users) – $10,400.00
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud Professional Edition – Premier Success and Jumpstart Setup (10 Users) – $13,100.00
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud Professional Edition – Premier Success and Jumpstart Setup (15 Users) – $16,340.00
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud Professional Edition – Premier Success and Jumpstart Setup (20 Users) – $19,040.00

Of course, there are other CRM solutions and some accounting software and ERP software that include CRM components into their programmes as well. You may not need a standalone CRM solution.

#5 SAP Business One – Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) / Business Management Software

More suited for SMEs who are leaning towards the medium end of enterprises, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or business management software are integrated solutions that aim to cover all aspects of business operations. This includes accounting, CRM, inventory management, project management, warehouse management, manufacturing etc. 

One well-known example is SAP Business One. Companies may have heard of SAP which is commonly used by large enterprises including government agencies and MNCs. SAP Business One is a cloud based version that is suitable for SMEs.

Integrated Information Systems Pte Ltd

  • SAP Business One 9.3 – Package (2 Starter Users on Cloud) – $11,630.00
  • SAP Business One 9.3 – Package (5 Starter Users on Cloud) – $20,075.00
  • SAP Business One 9.3 – Package (6 Professional Users on Cloud) – $38,292.00
  • SAP Business One 9.3 – Package (8 Professional Users on Cloud with Peppol Einvoicing) – $53,856.00
  • SAP Business One 9.3 – Package (11 Professional Users onCloud with Peppol Einvoicing) – $62,016.80

AFON Technologies Pte Ltd

  • SAP Business One Version Cloud – HANA Cloud – 3 Subscription Users – $29,068.00
  • SAP Business One Version Cloud – HANA Cloud – 5 Subscription Users – $39,780.00
  • SAP Business One Version Cloud – HANA Cloud – 7 Subscription Users – $48,328.00
  • SAP Business One Version Cloud – HANA Cloud (PEPPOL) – 10 Subscription Users – $60,120.00
  • SAP Business One Version Cloud – HANA Cloud (PEPPOL) – 12 Subscription Users – $68,556.00

Similar to Xero, there are multiple vendors offering SAP Business One and this is not a comprehensive list of all the available vendors.

Alternatively, also consider Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central which is also available under PSG’s Pre-Scoped IT solutions. 

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