Part 1 of 5 in a Microsoft GP Manufacturing Series from DFC Consultants   The New Year is approaching.  It’s time to start evaluating your processes to ensure you are confident and in control of your costing and inventory.   Are you confident your inventory is accurate?  What about costing methods; are they set according to your …

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It’s 2011 – Time for New Accounting Software?   It’s hard to believe we’re entering into the second decade of this century.  As we start the New Year, many companies will be looking at how to make their organizations better – more efficient, more profitable, more competitive.  One of the things that all businesses should …

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According to one business dictionary, total cost of ownership (TCO) is an "estimate of all direct and indirect costs associated with an asset or acquisition over its entire life cycle."  If you have ever considered purchasing a car, you have probably heard of TCO, mainly because so much of the expense of owning a car …

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In the past, accounting/financial systems could have been described as modules that interfaced which each other.  This meant that if a user was processing a batch of accounts payable invoices, they would enter all the invoices and post that batch of invoices.  On a daily basis, the posting process simply meant that the vendors account …

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Does your mining organization have systems in place to support compliance while easing the burden of reporting? Having an accounting solution that provides you with strong financial management, resource planning, and operational efficiency is a necessity in today’s world and Microsoft Dynamics® GP is here to help! Financial Management: Flexible general ledger account format and …

Microsoft Dynamics GP for Mining: Reporting and Planning Never Seemed So Easy Read More »

One of the most overlooked sources of profit in a formula manufacturing organization is in the existing business processes. Do you need to reduce inventory shrinkage? Take the Inventory Shrinkage Quiz: Go to your system (manual or computerized) and look up the quantity on hand of 10 raw materials. Then go count the inventory on …

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Many companies that offer software exclusively in the cloud highlight the value of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) , and there are certainly cost, maintenance, and personnel benefits to using SaaS over traditional on-premise software solutions.  Microsoft, however, offers a unique and innovative approach over its competitors with Sofware-plus-Services.  Microsoft Dynamics ERP gives you the simplicity of cloud …

Software-Plus-Service with Microsoft – The Simplicity of Cloud Computing with the Flexibility of Choice. Read More »

There are lots of tips out there about how to choose the the right ERP/accounting software. But these are 3 tips that can be easily overlooked: 1)      Flexibility – choose a system that is easy to integrate and connect with other systems. Also a system that has many ISV/add-on applications available to add functionality you …

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Microsoft Dynamics SL is a great option for many Government Contractors.  Read this case study which shows how our client Phoenix International is using Microsoft Dynamics SL to meet their DCAA compliance needs and make confident decisions based on accurate financial information. Many government contractors are limited with Deltek because of high implementation cost and the …

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