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

 
 

 

When considering a partner to outsource your ERP implementation, there are some key elements that you should be aware of. The key is to choose an ERP provider with strong core values such as experience, integrity, honesty, efficiency, and most importantly communication skills. Much like hiring a contractor for your home, asking the right questions and […]

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If your business is a little slow this summer, use the time wisely.  Get ready for the recovery because it is coming, but the path is uncertain and is likely to have ups and downs instead of a predictable upward climb. Here are 5 things every business should be doing: 1) Evaluate workflow processes from […]

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I reported a few weeks ago that Sage’s CTO told his vendor channel  that "Some of our products have fallen behind the technology curve and need increased R&D investment." I wanted to compare this to Microsoft. My research shows that Microsoft spent over $8 Billion on R&D in its fiscal year 2009 across all products! […]

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While there are many articles written on HOW to find a local Microsoft Dynamics GP partner with the best qualifications to support your Microsoft Dynamics GP system, there still remains an outstanding question of “WHY do I need a partner to support my ERP system?” While working with our own GP customers for over a […]

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Although my grandmother needs a new computer now she is waiting to buy it until the release of the new Windows 7. Why? She doesn't know, someone just told her it was “better”. Trouble is, she needs a new system NOW. This is the same with Microsoft Dynamics GP. You could wait for the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP “11” but what will that cost you now? Probably quite a bit of inefficiency and frustrated users, limping along on a system like Peachtree of Quickbooks that you have likely already outgrown, or is threatening to give out any day. The better idea is to implement Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 now. And when GP “11” is released you will receive it for free since you will be active on your maintenance plan which is required for the first year. But for those of you who are the type to stand in line because you must have the very latest and greatest, here is the timeline.

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Whether you’re a small business poised for rapid growth, or a much larger business looking for ways to be leaner and more agile, there is new evidence out that illustrates Microsoft Dynamics GP’s ability to scale—successfully handling massive amounts of transactions and data.   The white paper demonstrates a sample customer environment with 1000 concurrent users, all […]

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As I mentioned in my last two posts (Tip #1, Tip#2), companies are looking for ways to decrease operating expenses during this tough economic time.  Here is Tip #3 for how to cut costs by utilizing Microsoft Dynamics GP solutions… #3   Streamline Your Budgeting Process It is not uncommon for companies to make a number […]

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It’s no surprise to anyone that in these tough economic times, many people turn to their local nonprofits for help in meeting basic human needs. But the increased demands for help hit nonprofits at the same time that their own revenues are declining because of the economy.....Technology offers a number of options for nonprofits to implement those efficiencies through accounting systems such as Microsoft Dynamics GP, through customer relationship management to track communications to and activity from constituents, and other Microsoft technologies such as SharePoint. Plus, Microsoft also offers grants that help nonprofits better serve their communities.

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Anyone researching ERP software today is likely to come across the term "Software As A Service" (SAAS). While enthusiastic about the concept, Microsoft has chosen to take a different approach by using the term "Software Plus Services".

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10 lessons learned for the selection and implementation of financial management and accounting software for healthcare organizations.

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