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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 Feature of the Day

Enjoy your Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 Feature of the Day!

 

In addition to educating everyone on new features, the Feature of the Day is also meant to evangelize the tremendous features and functionality available in the Microsoft Dynamics GP product. 

 

Today’s feature, SmartLists from Favorites! 

 

Create a new SmartList from a favorite using Designer.  Eliminate removing all extra columns from the default SmartLists!

3 Myths About Cloud ERP Software Debunked!


179019172Unfortunately, there are several myths floating around the Internet about cloud-based tools, especially cloud ERP. The problem is that the owners of small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) miss out on 
the amazing benefits of these tools because they unnecessarily fear untruths.

It’s time to dispel these myths! Here are three of the most common misunderstood facts about cloud ERP software, and why it makes no sense to continue relying on outdated, legacy systems.

Ask These 5 Questions Before Making Any Cloud ERP Customizations

476968537In the early 1900s, Henry Ford sponsored a way to mass-produce cars using an assembly line. For the first time in the history of the world, regular people could afford their own set of wheels.

Likewise, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) must take advantage of cost-saving techniques available today. If something can be made or delivered without costly customizations, it’s going to be cheaper to buy.

The same idea applies to cloud ERP systems. If SMBs are able to successfully use these tools without paying a vendor to customize the offering — or, completely rebuild the system — they’re going to save lots of money. Embracing an out-of-the-box solution is absolutely ideal from a cost standpoint.


This is why SMBs must find a vendor offering an affordable cloud ERP system that has built-in workflows, integrates with your current systems, performs all of the necessary functions and moves the business forward. Here are five questions to ask before going forward with any ERP customizations.


Why Migrating To Financial Accounting Software Makes “Cents”

financial accounting softwareFinancial accounting is complex: Accuracy is paramount, but accounting software is expensive. You shouldn’t be forced to choose between profitability and precise calculations. You need a solution that’s cost-effective so you’re getting the most accurate data, the best reporting and the smartest analysis without breaking your business budget.

How Distribution Software Solves These 4 Common Fulfillment Problems

common fulfillment problemsFrom sales and invoicing to warehouse management and inventory tracking, distribution is a very complicated endeavor. As a wholesale distribution company, you’re well aware of the challenges associated with fulfillment – you encounter them on a daily basis. Find out how distribution software solves these common problems and helps your business run smoothly.

1. Your customer places an order, but you can’t fulfill it.

When your customer places an order – no matter the channel – you’re tentatively promising that you’re able to fill it. But your inventory is inaccurate or your warehouse is mismanaged, so you’re unable to process and fulfill orders as they come in. Your customers, who assume that your product availability is accurate when they place the order, are upset. You’ve lost their trust and all but eliminated the possibility that they’ll return in the future.

How does distribution software help?

Distribution software utilizes data-capture technology to accurately track every item in your inventory. This warehouse management system is linked to barcode scanners, laptops, smartphones and mobile devices, so every item that comes in and out of your warehouse is tracked. Your overall business management system is integrated, so all the tracking data that’s captured is immediately synced to the ERP software. This grants you real-time inventory control and visibility into your omnichannel transactions.

5 Questions To Ask Before Choosing Your Next Payroll Software Provider

payroll softwarePayroll processing is difficult and time-consuming, so it’s no wonder why many businesses have chosen to outsource payroll tasks. Unfortunately, it’s often nerve-wracking to put your business’s important payroll functions in the hands of someone else. Payroll software is the solution: It offers all the benefits of outsourcing payroll (eliminating the burden on your resources) and all the control of performing payroll in-house. Before you start your hunt for a new payroll solution, arm yourself with these questions to ensure the choice you make is the right one for your business. 

Reporting: 5 Reasons Financial Accounting Software Is a Must-Have

With several departments generating their own numbers using their own complex Excel formulas, it’s no wonder that small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) often struggle with finding a single clear version of the truth.


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Who has the right numbers? Nobody knows!


The ability to communicate accurate financial data to lenders and stakeholders is critical. But how do you know which version of the truth to rely on? Excel and require manual actions, which can create issues and can be error-prone. They also can’t capture the discussions between managers about the results of reports. Nor do they contain automatic alarms that trigger management actions based on a threshold.


In order to achieve a single version of truth and process high-quality reporting actions, SMBs absolutely must use financial accounting software. It’s only with powerful tools like this that an entire company has full confidence in the numbers.


Here are five additional reasons why financial accounting software is the best way to generate financial reports for your company.

There’s Got To Be A Better Way: Cloud-Based ERP Software

462326245There are a lot of business software vendors on the market today. You know you need to migrate to the next level of operational efficiency, but how do you ensure you’re adopting the right ERP software for your small to mid-sized business?

Although all ERP software systems offer a way to integrate a range of processes and functions, traditionally, these systems were created for enterprise businesses and are considered costly and time-consuming to set up. Luckily, in the last 10 years, cloud-based ERP software offers businesses an affordable and accessible alternative.