Written by Sarah Salzman, Client Strategy Manager for InterDyn Artis When searching for a new ERP system, it is important to find a solution that not only fits your company today, but one that will also grow with you.  Many software packages take a modular approach to licensing, offering components individually.  While this may seem …

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Every week, I receive calls from mid-sized companies who are having significant difficulties analyzing their business results.  In a slower economy, being able to react quickly is literally "mission-critical".  What are the top 3 reasons why they tell me this is so difficult? 1) They are using Quickbooks, so can't get financial reporting by business …

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Are you considering new accounting/financial management software, but are not sure if it will support your business three, five even 10 years down the line? You may be using an entry-level system such as QuickBooks or even Sage MAS products, and it’s just not meeting the growing needs of your company. Here are three steps …

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Managing the data produced by a restaurant (or a chain of restaurants) is very similar to being the cook in the restaurant.  For the chef, there are lots of different activities occurring simultaneously, everything demands your time and attention, and it must all turn out perfectly.  For the finance team of the restaurant, they are …

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"Service Sector Grows for First Time in a Year" - This article caught my eye as one of the recent headlines on MSNBC. The index, which tracks more than 80% of the country's economic activity, including hospitals, retailers, financial services companies and truckers, hadn't grown since August 2008. The report goes on to state businesses' …

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Are you using your current systems to their full effectiveness?  A new White Paper, “Squeeze Out Every Drop of Productivity: The Managers Empowerment Guide to Improve Departmental Efficiency” outlines some common mistakes that are made in organizations and how to fix or avoid them. Managers are often not made aware of the functional updates in …

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By placing Microsoft Dynamics GP in a hosted environment, you tip its advantages over typical hosted-only solutions like NetSuite. Your software is hosted, stable, managed, and widely-available over the net. Yet you have more flexibility and functionality, more support and training options, easier customization options, and more third-party products. You own your data, with access to move it anytime, anywhere. Integration is long standing between all back-office operations for ERP, CRM, and e-commerce.

There seems to be a rash of articles lately implying that Microsoft is a new comer to the midmarket ERP space.  One article in particular really caught my eye - Information Weeks’ Microsoft Acquires Midmarket ERP Products, which framed Microsoft’s recent acquisition of Fullscope and LS Retail as an attempt to buy its way into …

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This is the first blog I’m writing for the ERP Software Blog site as a Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner from St. Paul, MN.  Through these blogs, I’ll be exploring many different aspects of Microsoft Dynamics GP from different perspectives.   As an ERP consultant with over 20 years of working on an extensive array of ERP systems, …

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