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Is Microsoft Dynamics GP Too Powerful for a Startup Company?

It's overkill. It's too expensive. Some startup companies shy away from a full featured accounting software program like Microsoft Dynamics because of these concerns. But are these concerns justified? Is it true that Microsoft Dynamics GP is too powerful for a startup? If your startup plans to level off and avoid expansion, then the answer is yes. […]

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What’s Better? A New ERP System or a Band-Aid on Your Old One?

Before I attempt to answer that question, indulge me for a moment while I do some research on the ever-popular Band-Aid.  Here’s how I conducted my in-depth research. Step One: Opened my browser and Binged the phrase: “Who invented the Band-Aid.” Step Two: The answer popped right up on (have you guessed yet and no […]

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9 Reasons a Startup Should Start with Dynamics GP Instead of QuickBooks Enterprise

When a company first starts up it seems the first inclination is to go with a starter accounting software like QuickBooks. But if your company plans to grow, and who doesn’t, does QuickBooks really make the most sense either now or for the future? Here are 9 points to consider: 1)       Software Cost - Typically in […]

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Moving on Up: Transitioning from Quickbooks to Microsoft Dynamics GP

Many small companies use accounting software such as Quickbooks to perform basic tasks including bill payment, vendor management, and tracking sales and expenses. However, as these organizations grow and develop more complex financial management requirements, growing pains can ensue.   We have found that many of our clients are considering new financial management options such […]

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Does Your Accounting Software Deserve an Upgrade?

Congratulations on moving into a bigger building, increasing the number of employees, and taking your business to the next level.  The toughest part about business growth is shifting from accounting software to all-encompassing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.  However, making the upgrade to the right software can further your growth in ways you might not […]

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We’re Fine, We Don’t Need to Replace Quickbooks. Are You Really “Fine”?

At a recent luncheon seminar, I met the COO of a smallish, but growing company which, like many others of its size, depended on QuickBooks to manage its accounting functions.  When I told him my firm represents Accounting Software, specifically Microsoft Dynamics GP he said that his company was fine with QuickBooks;  He said they were only about […]

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Microsoft Dynamics GP or QuickBooks: Which is Right for Your Business? Compare and Decide.

We know that choosing an accounting package is a big decision that can quickly become overwhelming.  That’s why we created the graphic that you see below, to give companies like yours a quick, easy to follow head to head comparison of Microsoft Dynamics GP and one of its key competitors, Intuit QuickBooks.    Click the […]

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5 Signs your Business is Outgrowing QuickBooks

Growing businesses often don’t realize how crucial business software is to company expansion. This is especially true for a company’s accounting department, an area of business in which even the most subtle increase in productivity can mean an exponential growth in workload. Today, many small to medium sized companies are using QuickBooks, a valuable accounting system for […]

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When To Consider Switching From Simply Accounting to Dynamics GP

I get this question all the time from prospective Clients who are currently using Simply Accounting or Quickbooks: "We are growing significantly and need a more robust system, but I'm afraid of the complexity of a new system and the costs. How do I know when is the right time to make a move?" I'll […]

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Debunking the Myth That Microsoft is for Big Companies. It’s Just Not True.

By Joel Hatin, Altico Advisors Well, maybe that depends on your definition of “big.”  Microsoft defines its mid-market as companies with revenues of $5 to $500 million.  So sure, I agree, $500 million is big.  But $5 million isn’t, and there are a lot of $5 million companies running Microsoft Dynamics GP.  And maybe it […]

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