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Cost Comparison of Using Microsoft Dynamics GP for Internal Payroll vs. ADP Outsourced Payroll

When someone is considering purchasing Microsoft Dynamics GP the question can arise – should I use the payroll module* from Microsoft Dynamics GP or continue to outsource to a payroll company like ADP? (*Note, Payroll used to be a separate “a la carte” purchase but is now automatically included in the cost of Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting software.) No matter […]

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Dynamics GP + SalesPad + Connectwise Equal Winning Solution for Tech Firm

PCNet Inc. has been using Microsoft Dynamics GP for over 10 years, and the ERP software has served the company well. Recently, the Connecticut-based cloud, disaster recovery, and managed IT service provider wanted to improve workflow and efficiency by adding industry-specific customizations. Rather than turning its implementation of Microsoft Dynamics GP into a software development […]

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How to Divorce Your Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner

Many people compare the ERP software evaluation process as dating and choosing a Dynamics GP implementation partner as marriage.  We all hope we will live happily ever after, but sadly sometimes marriages go wrong. If the relationship can’t be saved, the time might come when you want to “divorce” your Dynamics GP partner. Why relationships […]

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10 Reasons Microsoft Thinks You Might Divorce Your Dynamics GP Partner

Microsoft realizes that you might not stay with the same Dynamics GP partner forever. At CAL Business Solutions we encourage long term relationships but as we outlined in our post, How to Divorce Your Dynamics GP Partner, there are times when a change is in the best interests for your business. Each year approximately a […]

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Infographic: How Technology Changed Accounting From 1494 to 2013

This infographic shows the start of modern accounting in 1494 when Luca Pacioli first described the systems of debits, credits, journals and ledgers. Then outlines the difference between how processes were done before accounting software programs and after accounting software programs. VisiCalc and QuickBooks changed the industry when they were introduced. (We will forgive them […]

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What is Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and What Can It Do For You?

There is a lot of buzz around the exciting reporting tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP called Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). Because it is very powerful, people tend to think it is complicated and they don’t take the time to understand what it can do. So in this interview with Dawn Pleil, Software Developer/Support […]

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Top 10 Tips for Everyday Users To Survive An ERP Software Change

In my last blog post, How is a Dynamics GP Software Consultant Like a Bartender?, I acknowledged that change is hard. And using new ERP software is a big change. But the bottom line is, if you company has chosen a new system, in order to thrive, you will need to learn to love it.  […]

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Microsoft Distribution Expert Offers Advice On Effective ERP for Distributors

As your distribution business expands and faces greater challenges in this global market, you may eventually need to re-evaluate your ERP system, or lack thereof, and decide if it is time to make a change. Microsoft distribution expert Joseph Carigliano has some practical advice that may help you safely navigate the waters of the distribution […]

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Consumer Cheat Sheet – 30 Questions To Ask About The Cost of Accounting Software

CFOs specialize in finances. For them money truly is everything. Every investment their companies make should eventually further their financial growth. ERP software is a major investment that could involve thousands, tens of thousands, or even hundreds of thousands of dollars spent on hardware, licensing, implementation, training, and support. Before a company reaches a point […]

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Dynamics GP Video Tip: How to Create a Dynamics GP SmartList Favorite and Reminder

SmartList for Microsoft Dynamics GP is an excellent tool. And you can be even more productive when you learn how to create and edit a SmartList favorite and SmartList reminder. In this video we show how to set up a SmartList favorite and reminder. The example used in Microsoft Dynamics GP is to track 1099 […]

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