Conexus SG, Microsoft Dynamics GP, AX, SL and CRM Blog.
Conexus SG, Microsoft Dynamics GP, AX, SL and CRM Blog.
Back by popular demand: Get 3 More 4 Less Last year’s Get 3 More 4 Less Microsoft Dynamics promotion was such a hit that we’re bringing it back. If business has grown and you need more users, now is the time to put in the purchase order for this deal. From today until June 27, 2015, companies that are on GP Perpetual or SL Business Ready Licensing are eligible to purchase 3-15 additional user licenses at 15% off. Planning to upgrade to GP Perpetual or SL Business Ready? Do it before June 27 for the savings. Licenses purchased on...read more
We developed this ERP systems checklist for companies who have short-listed ERP systems after determining that they fit with their business’ functional requirements. The following criteria will help narrow down the choices further to two or three finalists. Functionality ☐ Data import – Ease/flexibility in migrating current data to the new system ☐ Data visualization/export – Can export data in the following formats: ☐ Excel ☐ CSV ☐ PDF ☐ Reporting – Can show data via: ☐ Dashboard ☐ Downloadable charts ☐ Customization capabilities ☐...read more
Bacon and eggs. Batman and Robin. Wine and roses. Did you know that classic pairings also extend to software? Meet the newest great-for-each-other pairing: Microsoft Dynamics GP and Office 365. Both interoperate with each other, extending the value of your Microsoft Dynamics GP implementation. Welcome to a world of improved productivity, 24/7 reliability and user collaboration across the entire business spectrum. Like all good marriages, they make each other better. Microsoft Dynamics GP leverages Office 365’s functionality, such as reporting...read more
At some point in every thriving business’ life comes the sobering realization that Quickbooks just can’t cut it anymore. Don’t get us wrong. QuickBooks is a smart investment in the earliest stages of a business, providing simple and easy-to-use accounting software. But as a business grows, requirements become more complex. Here are 5 signs that Quickbooks and you are headed for a breakup, and that you’ll soon be saying ‘hello ERP’: Your business runs on 200 Excel spreadsheets You’ve got a spreadsheet for payroll, a spreadsheet for clients, a...read more
After deciding to implement an ERP system in your business, it may seem like the hard part is done. You’ve recognized the potential cost savings and efficiency of using ERP software and all that’s left to do is pick a software package and get started, right? Well, not exactly. You could try to implement the system yourself, but that leads to the same kind of redundant administrative expenses that you are trying to eliminate. Hiring an employee, or training one, to implement your ERP system leads to more expenses down the road. Instead,...read more
As you define your company’s goals for the upcoming year, you have no doubt considered your projected growth and expansion over the next 12 fiscal months. One way to foster growth while still being able to effectively maintain your inventory, supply chain, and customer experience is to invest in ERP software. This intuitive software is designed to grow with your business, helping you to realize greater profits and success in the coming year. Unbridled Scalability As your business grows, your operational systems need to be able to...read more
Ask an operations manager about ERP systems, and you might hear that these setups are too expensive for many businesses to invest in. Savvy operators know that the financial benefits of implementing one of these systems far outweigh the cost of purchase and implementation. The savings in tax offset penalties alone can more than make up for the price of implementing an ERP system. So why is this option the right one for your company? What are ERP Systems? ERP, or Enterprise Resource Planning, systems offer automation tools and the ability to...read more
1. ERP Systems are Too Expensive There are many businesses that require and can afford an ERP system, but due to a misconception that it’s expensive, either postpone the decision or settle on a cheap and underperforming solution. Although the costs can seem daunting, companies often recognize significant return by working with a partner that truly understands their business and can pinpoint areas for rapid ROI. High returns can be realized with the increased efficiency and insights an ERP system provides combined with a reduction of overhead...read more
“My zero dollar line is not printing even when I remove the X0!” – Desperate Customer Just about every month, I get a call or an email from a client trying to print a $0 line in Management Reporter. Since my own Google search for the solution doesn’t turn up much helpful advice, I would like to provide the definitive guide for printing (or not) accounts and totals with zero balances. First stop is the Settings tab on the in the Report Definition: We can think of this as the light switch that turns on the...read more
I am finally thawed out from reIMAGINE 2014 in Fargo. What an amazing learning experience! Microsoft is dedicated to expanding application enhancements to facilitate a seamless user experience across platforms. From Dynamics GP to CRM and Office 365, Microsoft is continuing to optimize the user interface and help people create impactful analytics presentations. Here’s what I learned about Power BI. Your company’s data lives in many different places. How can you turn all of your information into strategic insight to power your business? The...read more