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Conexus SG, Microsoft Dynamics GP, AX, SL and CRM Blog.
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
GP 2015 is almost here! There are over a hundred new enhancements to your favorite ERP that are helping to increase your ROI and streamline your operations. Here are just a few of the productive new ways to power your business: MS Excel, Office 365, and Power BI with Dynamics GP 2015 working as one gives you a whole new way to look at how you approach your day. For advanced users of MS Excel and Power BI, the applications are even better at helping you report quickly and more intelligently. The new SmartList Designer function will create...read more
Two new Receivables Management features to streamline processes are easy to use and save valuable time by eliminating duplication — another innovation making Microsoft Dynamics GP even better. New Feature One: Enhanced Statements Option Lets You Print Remaining Documents New and efficient, this Receivables Management feature lets a user email and print customer statements at the same time without duplication. Old Way: If you chose to print statements for a large group of customers, Microsoft Dynamics GP would send a statement for each...read more
Enriched Essentials and Abundant Access Business is on the move and change is all around you. Chart a new course to empower your employees and make a measurable impact on the bottom line with Microsoft Dynamics SL 2015. It simplifies the way people work, enabling clearly defined decision making to lead the optimization of your business processes. Building on a robust foundation, Microsoft Dynamics SL 2015 offers more efficient implementations; compelling application functionality, and unparalleled levels of customer choice on how to deploy...read more