As I mentioned in my last three posts (Tip #1, Tip#2, Tip#3) companies are looking for ways to decrease operating expenses during this tough economic time.  Here is Tip #4 for how to cut costs by utilizing Microsoft Dynamics GP solutions… #4   Optimize Inventory Levels Optimizing your inventory levels is a key way to cut …

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by Charles Ray, Senior Systems Specialist, CAL Business Solutions Windows 7 is here!  Officially releasing to the general public on October 23, Microsoft's new OS (Operating System) has been released to partners so we can help our clients know and learn.  I have been actively using Windows 7 Beta, Release Candidate, and now the RTM …

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Did you know that paper accounts for nearly 25% of all landfill waste? That’s an awful lot of trees that are cut down for paper that is used once and  discarded.  Wouldn’t it be nice to help lessen the toll on the environment while at the same time increasing the productivity of your business? Well, when there’s a will, …

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Obviously it is important to have 'buy in' from your employees when implementing a new ERP system.  Change is rough for many folks, but if there are clear, exciting, simple goals set at the beginning of the implementation project, your success will be within reach! With a product like Microsoft Dynamics GP, using a "Business …

Take Baby Steps During Implementation ~ Don't Overwork or Work Over your Employees Read More »

Stila Cosmetics,  a global beauty brand headquartered in Glendale, Southern California, went live  on Dynamics GP. The entire project was implemented in less than 6 weeks by Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle and Presidents club partner  Ignify. Stila was previously on a hosted version of Oracle eBusiness ERP. They were paying a very high fee in the range …

Stila Cosmetics Selects Dynamics ERP Over Oracle And Sage Read More »

The world is “going green”.  This will mean changes for distribution and manufacturing companies as government and local regulations become more stringent and consumers start to insist on “green” products and “green practices” in the companies that produce them. CFO’s will have to become concerned with “the Triple Bottom Line” – financial, social and environmental …

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Microsoft is about to expire mainstream support for Dynamics GP version 8.0. This means that current Dynamics GP customers who are using the older V8.0 of Dynamics GP will no longer be able to rely on Microsoft for support of their ERP system. Microsoft had originally planned to expire support for V8.0 on October 9, …

Microsoft Listens to Customers Requests and Extends Support for Dynamics GP V8. But Are You Running Out of Time? Read More »