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

 
 

 

Most formula manufacturers that I encounter are constantly looking at ways to improve their inventory costs and reliability.  Nothing is worse for them than having a customer order and/or production ticket ready for staging only to find that the raw materials are not available.   During my review of business processes for prospects, many times the Material Planner/Purchasing Manager is […]

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No doubt that QuickBooks has become one of the most popular accounting system solutions for small business.  This software can be used to monitor expenses, create invoices, generate simple reports, and manage inventory, customers, vendors, and employees.  Whereas this software offers an excellent entry-level alternative, the database starts to slow down dramatically when your organization […]

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Written by Scott Driggs,  Custom Information Services One of the joys of my job at Custom Information Services is the opportunity to interact every week with literal dozens of financial decision makers across just about every industry.  As a Microsoft Dynamics GP  salesman, I am in a unique position to see a cross-section of the economy […]

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According to many or most sociologists, people do not adapt well to change.  We are “creatures of habit” and we naturally react to our environment instead of changing it.  According to this Benchmark Preview for 2010, our avoidance to change proves to be true within the software world as well.  “Over 53% of implementing organizations […]

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There are over 1.3 million users of Microsoft Dynamics NAV and with the release of version 2009 SP1 the software is now open to millions of new features.  Millions?  You may ask how can that be?  No way?  Let me explain what I mean. Twenty years ago when our firm began, custom developed software was the […]

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Microsoft Dynamics® GP’s future is looking bright. Here are some key things to look forward to with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010, releasing right after Convergence this spring: 1. Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is going to be a big hit. If you are still on version 9, you are very much overdue for an upgrade. Some of the […]

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With the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 coming in May 2010, GP users are getting their first hands-on look at Management Reporter, the new replacement for FRx. Management reporting plays a key role in performance management.  Displaying business results, performing variance analysis, comparing projections, and consolidating data from disparate general ledgers provides business users […]

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Integrations to Microsoft Dynamics GP are often necessary and can be straightforward – with the right tools.  Last time, we briefly touched on Scribe Adapters.   Let’s take a closer look at what is involved in a successful implementation of these integration tools.  The first tool you need is Scribe Insight.  This is the platform to […]

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Insanity is defined as “doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.”  If this holds true, then there are some logical steps that SMBs can take to avoid insanity.  Because of their daunting nature, SMBs often ignore business challenges and continue to conduct business in the same manner as they always […]

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Selecting new ERP/accounting software to run your business is a big decision and can be a daunting task.  To help you successfully navigate a software selection initiative, Altico Advisors has developed a step by step approach.  This is Part II of a 3-part series entitled “The 3 Ps of Software Selection – The Process, the […]

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