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

 
 

 

There are just a few days left for users of the now discontinued Microsoft Small Business Financials (SBF) to get a 90% discount to upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics GP. It is like Microsoft is just begging SBF customers to upgrade. You can get Microsoft Dynamics GP user licenses for $225 instead of $2250. But this offer expires June 26, 2009. Back in August 2008 Microsoft released this statement:

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Evaluating financial management software can be an overwhelming task as there are many factors to consider. Some of the typical questions to ask about your system include: Does your financial system provide the latest and greatest functionality available? Are your users able to generate adequate reporting with the software’s reporting tools? Is your system completely […]

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When I meet with a new prospect, I am often asked to provide collaborative evidence of how the Microsoft Dynamics GP solution stacks up against the competition, as if by doing so all other decision criteria become less important. And yes, in my sales “toolkit” I have access to numerous studies and can cite various sources that rank Great Plains as the top middle market solution, but I find competing solutions can dig up some survey from somewhere that also shows their solution as the top choice.

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I read an excellent research report done by J. Carlton Collins, the famous CPA, called "Practical Advice for Companies Outgrowing QuickBooks". It is rare to actually see exact comparison statistics but J. Carlton Collins is well known in the industry and a power user of both systems so I trust his opinion. He reports: As […]

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Business is looking at ways to cut expenses and consolidate administrative efforts.    Since most accounting departments don't create any revenue this can be a good area to look at for helping to increase the bottom line.   Now I know that is not what your accounting department wants to hear, so keep in mind that I […]

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Summer in Colorado is a great time to be active: biking, hiking, rafting, softball, golfing; the list of fun and healthy outdoor activities is endless. And as with any athletic activity, the risk of injury is always a remote but very real possibility. So you can imagine my consternation when last week I broke a […]

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Microsoft Dynamics GP offers far more flexibility than Quickbooks, offering the capacity to accommodate as many as 368 fiscal periods in a fiscal year. That works out to daily fiscal periods, plus leap-years, plus two adjusting periods! No matter what fiscal period definition your company requires, Dynamics GP can provide the solution you need.

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 By Kyle Kienzle, Account Executive, BroadPoint Technologies With today's business operations it is common that there is always a unique process that needs to be adhered to.  Ultimately these processes can cause some confusion with multiple sets of data residing in different formats causing it to be entered in multiple times, manual reconciliation and other […]

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By BroadPoint, Award-Winning Microsoft Partner One of the most critical decisions a growing company can make is the introduction of new technology into its business. There are so many things to think about when considering an ERP implementation that it can be overwhelming. Over my many years of seeing successes and (unfortunately) a few failures […]

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I've been working with Dynamics GP for over 10 years....certainly not as long as some of you, but more than some. I've watched reporting develop in GP from the heritage text output(greenbar?) to the now graphical reporting found in Excel and Microsoft SQL Reporting Services. Now, when I say reports, I'm talking about printing something. […]

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