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Data Visualizations – BI360 Cloud, Power BI and all that Jazz

A picture is worth a thousand words. Back in the stone age, in my first job out of school, I was tasked with preparing the month-end reporting package for our management team. The reports were produced from a mainframe financial system. No, they were not carved on cave walls. We had just received a stand-alone […]

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Connect the Dots Between Your AP Automation System and Binary Stream MEM

Log into Dynamics GP. Log out of Dynamics GP. Log back into GP in a separate GP company. Repeat. Sound familiar? When you manage multiple companies in Dynamics GP, the time spent logging in and out of the system is enough to make you want to throw the keyboard in the trash! That is, until […]

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How to Use CPM in the Budget Planning Process

This blog post will help you navigate budgeting and planning with corporate performance management solutions.   The right CPM solution will save you time and money. A key benefit of a CPM software is the ability to automate your processes. The first step is to figure out how to improve your organization’s budget planning process. […]

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Solver BI360 Certification – Affirmation and Validation

I am a proud recipient of Solver’s new BI360 Report Design certification. This got me thinking about the importance of third-party validation. Moving beyond individual skills, we want assurance that the overall solution is strong. Recent events at Solver have provided me with a high level of confidence. In addition to the certification program, Microsoft […]

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BI360 Cloud – To Cloud or Not to Cloud

To cloud or not to cloud. Let’s take a look at what you need to know as you ponder that question. BI360 Cloud, by Solver, was launched almost 2 years ago. It’s a comprehensive Corporate Performance Management (CPM) system, supporting Reporting, Budgeting, and Business Intelligence, and it’s now Cloud based, as noted in my previous […]

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The GDPR Journey: Data Discovery and Reporting Compliance Using Dynamics GP

Last year we introduced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a European Union (EU) law enforceable as of May 2018, and explained how its scope can have a significant impact on your business. At its core, the personal data privacy of any individual residing within the EU is protected by the GDPR. This includes companies that […]

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Top Benefits of Budgeting with Budget Templates

Budgeting is a topic that isn’t very popular in many companies, and it can be a time-consuming project for many employees.  A tip is to not make complicated templates as the goal is an estimate for the coming year.  If employees can’t have small variances, then they will make choices that only impact their results […]

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Data Warehouse Benefits

Having a direct view of your company’s performance enables strategic decisions.  Having access to a clear view of your company’s performance to start with can be an immense struggle for many companies.  As the grand picture of a company’s performance includes various data types, accurately gathering and uploading data into a single location can be […]

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SmartList Designer 101 – Powerful Reporting at Your Fingertips in Dynamics GP

There’s no question that your data, locked away safely in the depths of your GP system, can give you a great deal of insight into the operations of your business. Getting it out of the database and into an intelligible form, on the other hand, can be a daunting task, especially if you have very specific criteria. […]

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How a Bookkeeper Can Use Dynamics 365 Business Central

In this video and blog, we’ll explore how a bookkeeper can use Dynamics 365 Business Central to reduce learning time, reduce data entry time, and improve control of data so that errors are limited and the business benefits.   We’ll walk through how to enter a purchase invoice, automate a purchase invoice entry, review vendor […]

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