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How to Know When to Upgrade Your ERP System

Customers sometimes stay on a version of their ERP system too long. There are many reasons for this:  The users are used to the system and their processes in it.  The system has been customized so much to meet their needs that it is very expensive to upgrade.  In a company with a large user […]

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Management Reporter vs. FRx: Battle of the ERP Financial Statement Report Writers

I am a 12 year user of FRx, so it was hard for me to accept that it was going away after Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010. But then I remembered that I had the same problem with Lotus 123 and I am now an avid Microsoft Excel supporter.  Last week, I held a webinar on Management […]

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Choosing the Right ERP Partner Can Be Almost as Difficult as Choosing the Software

The explosion of  internet purchasing has taught consumers to pit vendors against each other in relatively short order to compete for your business via comparison shopping. In a market where anything can be purchased from anywhere in the world, we all want the best products without paying the most expensive prices. Merchants of these goods all compete […]

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Five Things To Consider When Searching for an ERP System

After spending over 10 years as an end user, decision maker, and stakeholder in the ERP selection process, I have compiled a short list of elements to consider when choosing your next purchase. ERP systems can be very similar in certain aspects, but very different in others. Some systems are more economical, others offer ease […]

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Microsoft Dynamics GP and SharePoint 2010: A Perfect Match

One huge benefit from purchasing a Microsoft ERP system is the Microsoft “stack” of products that stand as the backbone and seamlessly integrate with each other.  Products such as Office, SharePoint, SQL, Access, Virtualization products, and of course, Windows operating systems all work much easier with a Microsoft ERP system. SharePoint 2010 is a product […]

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Successful Upgrade of Microsoft Dynamics GP 9 Healthcare Customer to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

A health care association in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago recently upgraded from Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0 to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010.  The organization has been using Microsoft Dynamics GP for over 10 years.  Because of both the tremendous additional functionality and the fact that mainstream support for Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0 ends on January […]

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Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Overview

Microsoft has released Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 with almost 200 SQL Server Reporting Services (“SSRS” or “SRS”) reports.  They are accessible from the home page as a dashboard consisting of customizable metrics (SRS reports) with drilldown capabilities.  They can also be deployed to a Microsoft SharePoint Services site where consumers outside of the Dynamics GP […]

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Success Story: Investment Firm Combines Two Versions and Upgrades to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

A Chicago-area investment firm has successfully upgraded their Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0 system to Dynamics GP 2010 while combining and upgrading a subsidiary’s Dynamics GP 10 system.  The firm was eager to take advantage of the license model transition from Microsoft that offers existing customers the chance to gain tons of additional functionality for a […]

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Success Story with Dexterity Customization in Microsoft Dynamics GP

Customization is one of the items in the Microsoft Dynamics GP toolbox that is often overlooked or avoided.  There are cases where putting the right partner together with the right tools makes for a very successful outcome and a happy customer. Crestwood was engaged to complete a Dynamics GP upgrade from Great Plains 8.0 that […]

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Lessons in Allocations in Microsoft Dynamics GP

“Allocations” seems to be the buzz word lately.  Do you need to allocate in the general ledger or another module?  Do you need to allocate in summary at month end?  What about budgets?  We have some suggestions direct from the customers that use these tools every day.   In Microsoft Dynamics GP, you can use the […]

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