2018 – A Time to Celebrate Relationships

As we finish another year at HL Group, I think it is a great time to reflect on where we are – and also thank all of those who make this company successful.  We celebrated our 20th Anniversary last summer – and we didn’t get here on our own. …

Museum Collections, Asset Tracking & a Christmas Moose: Challenges & the Power of Collaboration

This time of year, many of us are digging into the dark corners of our basements pulling out the bins that contain our ornaments, decorations and other holiday must-haves.  I don’t know about you, but invariably there is always that one item that isn’t where I thought it would…

Thanksgiving is a Personal Holiday!

Life is personal!  Inside and outside of our work lives, our success is dependent on the folks around us.  I’m not just talking about fellow employees, customers or partners.  It’s also about all of those relationships that keep us grounded and challenge us to grow. I remember when Dave…

STOP and get the FACTS!

This week I had a completely different topic to discuss with you.  But after reading the monthly newsletter from our partner, Belmero, I changed directions.  They had two articles that caught my attention in particular.  One was on end of year financials challenges.  The other was on audits and…

Teaming & Partnering for Success

Teaming and Partnering may be two of the most overused words in the Information Technology market these days. Those terms are right up there with “Best-of-Breed”, “User Friendly”, “Cutting Edge”, “Streamlined”, and others that have lost a lot of their meaning with overuse and misuse. I’m sure most markets…

The Power of Automation – Warehouse Advantage & Helm

Automation isn’t going to prevent or solve every problem – but it can really help your business when applied in the right situations. At HL Group, we’re all about looking at problems and challenges – and identifying those situations where our supply chain and/or assets solutions can help. I…

Granite Data Solutions – Partnership for Success

HL Group has been working with Accenture since 2010 on their California Fi$Cal ERP solution. This solution will soon deploy to over 200 departments state-wide (I’ll fill you in more in a future posting). During these activities, Accenture connected us with a local reseller organization, Granite Data Solutions –…

Guardrails – Prevention before Problems

All of us learned early in our driving experience that guardrails are a tool to prevent us from leaving the road at the wrong time. Over the decades they have come to save an untold number of lives worldwide. But they also provide us a visual guide before the negative…

An Excellent Example of Partnership – Accenture

A cornerstone of nearly 20 years of HL Group success has been partnering with larger organizations like Accenture for our solution deliveries. When you’re a small company located in the central U.S., its teaming that provides your links to markets. Teaming relationships have allowed us the opportunity to specialize in…

Partner Success: HighJump’s Warehouse Advantage & SingPost

While you may know about our work in asset management for PeopleSoft or government supply chain solutions, what you may not have realized is that we’ve been working with HighJump Software’s suite of products for years due to their quality and configurability – and we’re now also taking that…