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Microsoft Dynamics vendors provide comparisons and opinions to professionals in the ERP/Accounting software selection process

 
 

 

RSM McGladrey’s annual Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution Survey reports that companies are using technology in three critical areas. Those 3 areas consist of: Operational and process improvement needs Reporting and data analysis needs Effective systems to communicate with customers and vendors In its fourth release, this survey asked more than 920 industry executives to provide […]

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First, let’s clear the air. I had no idea what Wave 14 was… (sorry Microsoft) but have learned that it’s everything relating to the Office 14 suite of products being released this year. Cleverly named; Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Exchange 2010, and Office Communications Server 2010 (OCS). Why should you care? If you feel like […]

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With all apologies to David Letterman, this month I thought I would take a look at the top signs that your accounting software needs updating.  You know you need new accounting software when: 10)    The piles of paper on your desk are creating a fire hazard. 9)       You feel sick to your stomach each time […]

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What can you expect?  A whole lot of enhancements! With all the buzz and two years of R&D around Dynamics GP 11 or “GP 2010” you can be sure that it will not disappoint.  If you have been waiting to upgrade to a new Great Plains software version or you are evaluating new accounting systems […]

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As organizations extend their reach in the connected economy, supporting workers at home or in remote locations is becoming a necessity of business.  Whether it is a geographically dispersed sales team, remote project teams or telecommuters, the organization needs to efficiently connect remote workers with the information that they need. Dynamics GP provides the tools […]

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When it comes implementing green IT, most companies focus on the server and infrastructure side, and with good reason.  Servers can require a large amount of electricity to run them, not to mention the power needed to run separate AC units to keep them from overheating.  But what about software?  New ERP software can make […]

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I came across this webcast offered by a local Connecticut company (CONNSTEP) that consults with small and midsized manufacturing companies; it looks interesting.  When Connecticut distribution and manufacturing companies looking to purchase new ERP/accounting software call CAL Business Solutions, “green” questions come up more and more often. So why not check out this session! "Greening" the […]

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Ok, perhaps not too many of you are asking that question yet, but we do get asked, “Does Microsoft Dynamics run on Mac?”  The answer is yes!  Note that the web features available in Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Portal do require using Internet Explorer (IE) as a web-browser ( Dynamics GP Business Portal Fact Sheet).   Typically […]

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One challenge many companies face is their ability to reconcile their AP or AR sub ledgers to the GL. New with Dynamics GP 10, users can utilize the Reconcile to GL utility for both AP and AR that compares all entries in the sub ledgers to entries in the GL.  This report is exported to […]

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The technology exists, the Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions are proven, why aren’t companies eating it up?  Seeing businesses struggle daily with inefficient supply chains and a plethora of external processes to patch holes, gather costs and “sort of, kind of” see what’s coming in and going out can be frustrating.  Companies can sometimes grow […]

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