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

 
 

 

Does your not-for-profit organization have special financial reporting requirements?  Do you need to track grants, donor contributions, fund allocations, and employee time and salaries, and then report this information accurately to various constituencies including state and federal agencies?  For many not-for-profit organizations, tracking restricted funds or large grants from corporate donors or government funding is […]

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As many of you may or may not know, Microsoft recently announced the name change for the next iteration in its line of Dynamics GP products; from GP 11.0 to GP 2010. This will be more in line with both their office series and the enhanced SharePoint 2010 with a similar naming convention. I wanted […]

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Sneak Peak – Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 With the past few releases of Dynamics GP, Microsoft has made a concerted effort to extend the reach of the data created and stored in GP to all of the employees of the company.  Based on previous studies, a typical company may only have enough user licenses for […]

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ERP consultants, Panorama Consulting Group, conducted a recent survey entitled 2010 ERP Report. Over 1,600 organizations responded with 31% located in the United States. The report includes data on a wide variety of ERP solutions including Tier I (SAP, Oracle, Peoplesoft, etc.), Tier II (Epicor, Microsoft Dynamics, Syspro, etc.) and Tier III (Accpac, Peachtree, QuickBooks, […]

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I am constantly surprised by the amount of interest we receive from the document management page of our website.  Folks from all over the world contact me for more information on the Altec doc-link document management and workflow solution.  The business needs are often based on the desire to reduce the redundant paperwork that floats around […]

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Trying to decide between a hosted/Software as a Service (SaaS) ERP deployment or an on-premise deployment of a new enterprise resource management system can be quite the dilemma. It requires judging your current business needs against the needs you anticipate having as your business grows.

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QuickBooks is an amazingly diverse and easy-to-use software for a growing business, with many ways to expand the software so that it can evolve with your business. However, there will come a point when your company will outgrow QuickBooks and it will no longer be the best choice for you.  Maybe it's time to consider  web-based financial management software when […]

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A powerful capability of Microsoft Dynamics GP is the ability to integrate data from other sources into GP.   Microsoft offers a couple technology solutions; some ISVs have leveraged those to provide tools with more sophisticated front-ends.   Microsoft tools for importing data into GP include: the Integration Manager, eConnect, and Web Services.  The Integration Manager (IM) […]

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The power of technology has had little effect upon long term profitability because that potential cannot be released without the assistance of people, and people have not generally been included in the design, selection, installation, implementation and use of financial management/ERP systems. Whenever you start dealing with people oriented issues, things start to get complicated. […]

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In the world of Finance and Accounting, it’s imperative to stay ahead of the curve regarding changes in government regulations and compliance requirements.  The area of financial reporting has gotten a lot of attention in this economic climate, and the need for transparency and comparison of global financial statements has grown.  To meet this need, […]

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