Companies typically spend 15-20% of their software license fees on maintenance and support each year. Given the 10- to 15-year average lifespan of ERP investments, license costs are often eclipsed by maintenance costs in the long-term. So it's understandable that companies like you would want to reduce these costs. However, here are three reasons to …

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A recent study conducted by IBM found a gap between Finance teams’ abilities to execute strategy, integrate information, and manage risk and opportunity. For Finance departments to take full advantage of the benefits that software and technology offer, they must become the “hub” of insight for their organization. The 2010 IBM Global CFO Study found …

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With Summer upon us, time is quickly running out to take advantage of Microsoft’s Three Dynamics GP Users for $1 Promotion.  If you are a small or medium-sized business and running an outdated application – NOW is the perfect time to invest in a new accounting software/ERP package.  There will never be a promotion that …

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So we’ve heard what the product developers think about their new creation, but how do users really feel about Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010? It depends on whom you speak with, but key advantages that seem to stand out are ease of upgrading, improved searching capabilities, and state-of-the-art integration with Microsoft Office programs like Excel. An …

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When you are trying to determine the price of accounting software here are 4 questions to ask your accounting software vendor or VAR: 1)     How many accounting software licenses do I need? To calculate the software license cost of accounting software, the first step is to determine the number of people (or users) that will need …

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Historically, ERP vendors developed applications for the heavy hitting Fortune 100 manufacturing corporations with a price tag to match. The benefits achieved with ERP systems gave large organizations even more of a competitive advantage over smaller companies within the same industry as information and business processes were better streamlined to maximize resources and profitability. Very …

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Economists predict that companies who thrive on innovation and creative thinking will help drive the financial recovery.  In Michigan, Microsoft Dynamics GP is helping one of our pioneering clients quickly bring hundreds of original new products to market. We were introduced to this fast-growing company several years ago when QuickBooks threatened to limit their rapid …

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The contract is signed; you have evaluated the alternatives and selected Microsoft Dynamics GP software package and an implementation partner. You are about to take your vision of a new efficient, powerful payroll system and make it reality. But are you ready?  Here are 5 things to consider for organizations implementing payroll in-house. Prepare your staff.  …

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Scribe Insight has been implemented by a large Chicago area manufacturer and distributor of ethnic foods running a 24/7 operation. Scribe replaced several customizations enabling them to upgrade from Great Plains v 7.5 to Microsoft Dynamics GP v 10.0 and automate certain processes that required users to manually launch custom code.  The customizations, including some …

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