Years ago I used to do some collecting for a finance company.  I had to use manual ledger cards to track notes of my collection efforts with many different customers and it was a pain.  I wish I could have used an automated collection system like Microsoft Dynamics GP offers with its Collections Management module.  …

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At BroadPoint Technologies, Brenda Hopkins is MBS Practice Manager for our Virginia Beach office. She has been working with the Microsoft Dynamics GP technology through its many phases and upgrades for more than 18 years and can be considered no less than an expert on the software.   She has been posting a helpful tip …

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In today's business environment, it's critical to have up-to-date information to make informed business decisions. Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains) has a large number of pre-formatted reports for comprehensive reporting and analysis. Below is a highlight of Microsoft Dynamics GP reporting tools recently discussed at a Microsoft Dynamics Reporting Tools Workshop hosted by InterDyn …

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One of the most important aspects of any successful business is to have their employees properly trained on the company's ERP system. Fortunately, Microsoft makes training options that are easily available and accommodate different peoples' style of learning. Trying to perform daily tasks with a solution like Microsoft Dynamics GP without proper training can lead …

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Do you have trouble searching the internet (Google) and finding exactly what you were looking for?  For example, you want to find a Great Plains partner who sells and implements the Microsoft Dynamics GP product line in your area, but you keep getting a link to the biggest reseller for other Microsoft services instead?  Try …

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Most companies today still have islands of information throughout their organization.  Accounting has their own general ledger, receivables, and payables systems.  Other departments like sales, human resources, or manufacturing often have their own systems, non-integrated applications and tons of resulting duplicative data.  For example, both the accounting and manufacturing departments would have their own vendor …

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In an economic downturn, there's little margin for error. Having access to the right information and predicting demand, can mean the difference between success and failure. When the market is down the value of data becomes more important - Which products actually do provide our profits? What customers and locations are driving the most revenue? …

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My favorite TV month of the year is May, when many high profile shows like American Idol, Lost, Grey’s Anatomy and 24 gear up for their much anticipated suspenseful and often shocking season finales (admit it-you watch them also!) Viewership increases significantly as these final episodes near, many times setting new records. The networks know that …

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Licensing...it can be difficult for customers to understand and for software providers to explain.  Lucky for us, in July of 2006, Microsoft launched a new and improved software license model for Microsoft Dynamics GP called Business Ready Licensing (BRL).  It changed from a module-based licensing model to a user-based licensing model.  This was a huge …

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