Interview with Vikas Panchal – Business Head, Middle East for Tally Solutions Pvt. Ltd
Tally Solutions Pvt Ltd. is a pioneer in the business management software industry. We meet with Vikas Panchal – Business Head, Middle East for Tally Solutions Pvt. Ltd to find out how the company has helped over 60,000 businesses with their accounting, inventory and compliance needs.
Vikas is largely responsible for building and leading MENA Strategy to achieve Tally’s dominance in the region. He prepares the company’s annual strategy and ensures its effective execution. He talks about his current role and building a stronger distribution network aiming to achieve a wider dominance in countries of operations through channel expansion and development.
What did Tally showcase at GITEX this year?
This year at GITEX we showcased our new product – TallyPrime- the next generation business management software. TallyPrime is our latest offering which will equip SMEs owners and new-age entrepreneurs with an ultra-simple and powerful software to enhance their business productivity. Focused on making the business owners’ lives simple TallyPrime aims to further simplify business management with facilitating users to comfortably manage and grow their business without needing to know the finer nuances of accounting or technology. The product is meticulously designed keeping the user experience at core, which enhances the legendry speed, simplicity, reliability, and flexibility of the product.
How different is this product from the previous versions?
At Tally, we have always focused on providing simple yet powerful solutions to simplify the lives of business owners, professionals, and accountants, and with TallyPrime, we have reached one step closer to that goal. TallyPrime is meticulously designed keeping the user experience at core, which has enriched the legendry speed, simplicity, and flexibility of the product in addition to making it easy for the business owners and accountants to address all their needs in just one solution.
How easy is the product to use?
There are several new features and experiences that have been introduced to enrich the simplicity and usability of the product. The product with a refreshingly new look and feel has dynamic and flawless navigation which assists in getting insightful reports easily and delivers a super smooth experience, making it a delight to operate. Anyone can use the product comfortably to manage and grow their business without needing to know the finer nuances of accounting or technology. Features line the new ‘GoTo’ capability has taken Tally’s famous reporting engine to the next level, and the simplified data entry has made it faster to use and more flexible for several business use cases. The ability to multi-task in the product has also been appreciated by many early customers.
How was the response at GITEX?
GITEX is the first physical event in the UAE post the pandemic and we were extremely excited to a part of it. This year’s theme of participation is to #MakeEveryDaySimple – by helping SMEs into their digital transformation journey. With the showcase of TallyPrime, we have received positive response from visitors who have deep shown interest in the product to assist them in their journey towards automation and growth.
What are your plans for 2021?
We have a lot in store for 2021. TallyPrime is the first release in a comprehensively planned product roadmap. We are also investing heavily in bringing anytime anywhere access solutions for customers that are inherently secure and private. We also aim to increase our foothold in the current markets and assist SMEs in their journey towards growth.