ERP Software Logo1

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

 
 

 

I asked our inventory specialist for a top 10 list of features that an inventory manager would want in an ERP system, and she came up with 12!  All of which are features in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0.  1.  Cycle Count Program 2.  Inbound Freight Manager 3.  Outbound Freight Manager 4.  Replenishment Lead Time 5.  […]

continue reading...

 

A large, publicly held spinoff of a well known oil & gas company approached us to help them evaluate if Microsoft Dynamics GP could meet their corporate mandate to be independent of all systems formerly provided by the parent company. This was a complex challenge that involved the replacement of five major systems (and numerous […]

continue reading...

 

“If my ERP system combines a third party product with Microsoft Dynamics GP, isn’t that an inferior solution to the industry-specific, 'all-in-one' solution I found at my industry trade show?” I have often heard this from prospects over my 20 years as a Microsoft Partner, and I would argue that the answer to that is […]

continue reading...

 

The most common reason accounting software implementation projects go over budget is because the implementation consultant (Partner) is spending time working on things not included in the original quote.  This work is called “out of scope”. Here are a few examples of how this can happen: You see all the cool things the new system […]

continue reading...

 

Nucleus Research studied the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and the Return on Investment (ROI) of four highly competitive ERP solutions: Microsoft Dynamics GP, Oracle, SAP, and PeopleSoft. Learn how they calculated the TCO and ROI for each product and how these numbers can help you select the right ERP software solution for your business.

continue reading...

 

Microsoft just announced they will discontinue the Microsoft Office Accounting product as of Nov 16, 2009.  Honestly, this product never really took off the way Microsoft hoped it would and this is not a surprise announcement.   At a session at the Connecticut CPA Society last year I saw an industry expert compare the strengths and […]

continue reading...

 

What to expect when you are implementing Dynamics GP!  5 steps to success!   “Luck is the residue of design” – Branch Rickey   Successful ERP implementation projects don’t just happen, and they are not merely the result of good luck. They are the product of good design, proper planning and project management, and the […]

continue reading...

 

One of our clients wanted a simple way to generate a report to determine if they had accounted for all necessary accruals for recently closed accounting periods through their accounts payable system.  A popular test in accounting is the search for unrecorded liabilities, normally done by an outside auditor to ensure that all liabilities are accrued […]

continue reading...

 

It's true, typically non-profit organizations use Interfund Management but this example demonstrates how other companies are using the functionality. The Intercompany functionally in Microsoft Dynamics GP allows for the allocation of transactions such as payables invoice expenses, across multiple company databases while automatically creating the corresponding Due To/From  transactions. However, this can also be accomplished within […]

continue reading...

 

If you depend on efficient distribution management for your business to be successful you need to make sure you are running as good as the next guy. For example: Are you able to track the entire sales transaction including what came out of inventory, when it is arriving from another vendor, profitability and all shipping […]

continue reading...