Museum of Transport and Technology – MOTAT

The MYOB Advanced implementation gave MOTAT increased control and oversight of their entire operation.

The Museum of Transport and Technology found they had increased audit and governance requirements which their old system could not provide. After implementing MYOB Advanced, with MYOB Platinum Partner Enprise Solutions (now Kilimanjaro Consulting), they found great improvements in their accounts and financial reporting.

Who are MOTAT?

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is a significant government site for the technological history of Auckland. Since opening its doors in 1964, the museum has grown to hold over 300,000 items that highlight Kiwi innovation and ingenuity, supported by their 300-person team. Over everything else, they focus on technology and how it can drive innovation.

What catalysed the switch to MYOB Advanced?

Following the MOTAT Act of 2000, the museum became a regulated statutory body – bringing in new and stringent compliance requirements. It became apparent that their previous system could not meet these needs. MYOB Advanced was the right fit because of its robust procurement system, improved reporting functionality, and cloud-based accessibility.

MOTATs Trusted Implementation partner

Kilimanjaro Consulting is ANZ’s largest, most experienced, and most skilled team. When MOTAT decided to implement MYOB Advanced, they chose Kilimanjaro Consulting as their partner of choice. We worked to understand MOTAT’s workflows and customise the software to meet their specific needs.   We follow a structured implementation methodology, and combined with the skills, knowledge and support of our team; we are able to guide you through the implementation process. At Kilimanjaro Consulting, we pride ourselves on being technology Sherpas, focused on building long-term relationships with clients and maintaining that partnership as their business grows. We take pride in MOTAT’s success and look forward to our continued partnership. 

What changes followed the decision?

Their procurement process improved immediately after implementation. With so many team members raising Purchase Orders (PO’s) across the organisation, MYOB Advanced gives the oversight of all of MOTAT’s spending, even generating approval requests automatically when POs exceed a certain amount. The cloud-based accessibility meant that PO’s could even be raised when out of the office, making MOTAT more flexible overall. Enprise Solutions, MOTAT’s MYOB Partner of choice for the implementation, worked hard to ensure their system was set up to give them an immediate benefit.

How are they now?

MOTAT has seen great improvements in their efficiency, especially in the accounts team. With a Dataline integration, MOTAT’s invoice processing has gone completely paperless. This has allowed the account payable clerk to move from pure data entry to using their skills to reviewing transactions and fixing issues and payables queries. MYOB Advanced’s enhanced reporting capabilities means that transactions can be reviewed from the highest level down to the finest detail very quickly, and this has greatly sped up the end-of-month processing.

This implementation was completed before Enprise Solutions and Kilimanjaro Consulting merged. The original implementation team was, at that time, a part of Enprise Solutions. After the merger, Kilimanjaro Consulting has become the largest and most experienced implementer of MYOB’s Enterprise Solutions across Australia and New Zealand. The Kilimanjaro Consulting team continues to support MOTAT to improve efficiency with the clever use of innovative and proven technology. 

How do I achieve a successful MYOB Advanced implementation?

A successful MYOB Advanced Implementation depends on 3 critical risk:

  1. Software Risk
  2. Implementer risk
  3. Self-Inflicted Risk

You can reduce your risk by selecting the right implementation partner. Although there are many different partners to choose from, you need the one that will work with you every step of the way. Managing risk is an important part of an implementation; selecting a low-risk partner is critical to a lifetime of success with your Business Management system.

Kilimanjaro Consulting ticks all the boxes when it comes to choosing the right partner:

Kilimanjaro Consulting is the largest and most experienced implementer of MYOB’s Enterprise-level business management, accounting, payroll, and workforce management solutions: MYOB Advanced and MYOB Exo. We are experienced, low-risk implementers, helping organisations improve efficiency in their businesses through the use of clever, innovative, and proven technology.

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If you are ready to start your Business Management System journey, choose Kilimanjaro Consulting as your trusted implementation partner. If you don’t know where to start, download our free E-Book that will take you through everything you need to consider and what to be wary of during this process.

Kilimanjaro Consulting is the largest implementer of MYOB’s Business Management Software across Australia and New Zealand. We take the time to understand your business and only recommend the products that can meet your needs. To start a conversation about how MYOB Advanced can improve efficiency in your organisation, email, or call 1300 857 464 (AU) or 0800 436 774 (NZ).

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