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Sometimes History Belongs In The Past

We’ve seen old trends come back into fashion again, such as bellbottom jeans, and even vinyl records have a cult following.  However, one thing that should stay in the past is outdated technology.  If the last time you updated your business technology was in 1999 to head off the Y2K scare, then you are now […]

Categories: Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP Functionality, Financial management

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Back To The Drawing Board

What do you do when you’ve realized that you have the wrong business management solution?  Do you create work-arounds to make it function or do you look for something that will work better?  Choosing the wrong business management system can be an expensive mistake.   However, the cost for implementing the right system is much less […]

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Why you should be using Forecaster if you have Microsoft Dynamics GP

With all of the out of the box options that come with Microsoft Dynamics GP coupled with the add-on products, it’s difficult to know which options will fit your needs most effectively. Forecaster is included with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and is an option in GP that you should really be utilizing. Forecaster 7.0 is […]

Categories: ERP Functionality, ERP Software Information, ERP Software Selection Tips

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How Your Brain Compares to ERP Software

Your different body parts could not function without the real-time information sent to your brain, so how can your business run without real-time data from an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution?  Just as your brain is needed to control body movements, an ERP solution is needed to control your business movements. A comprehensive ERP solution […]

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How To Get Closer To Your Data with RoleTailored Screens

You are busy and some days are busier than others.  With easy access to your critical business data through RoleTailored pages in Microsoft Dynamics® GP, you can make those busy days seem like a breeze.  Customize your personal work screen to be more agile and make the swift decisions that can help you check more […]

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Number One Growing Pain for Company’s Outgrowing Their ERP Software

If something can be measured, then it can be managed, and this adage applies best to businesses using an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software.  By measuring and analyzing the data that is generated by core business functions, we can determine what is working well and make improvements in other areas.  However, the number one growing […]

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Take a ‘Walk in the Park’ with a Detailed ERP Implementation Map

Implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution is not exactly a “walk in the park”.  You need a map to know where you are going and stay on the trail that leads to your destination.  The more distractions you have, the likelier you could veer off course, as well as risk going over budget.  Keep […]

Categories: Choosing an ERP VAR/Partner, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP Functionality, ERP Software Implementation Tips

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Inventory Control in the Oil Field with Microsoft Dynamics GP

In 1848 the discovery of gold in California inspired thousands of people throughout the United States to pull up roots and journey west.  Soon large scale gold mining companies were in operation. In a similar fashion, the black gold rush is driving people to western North Dakota in record numbers. According to the US Census […]

Categories: ERP Functionality, inventory control, Microsoft Dynamics ERP Solutions

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: Gain Operational Flexibility with Microsoft Dynamics GP

Manufacturers are increasingly responsible for providing customized products or asked to make last-minute changes to their products.  Depending on the technology available, your team may treat these types of product changes as a nightmare or just another way to keep your customers happy.  You don’t have to sweat customer changes when you have software, like […]

Categories: ERP for manufacturing, ERP Functionality, Microsoft Dynamics ERP Solutions, Supply chain management (SCM)

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5 Ways to Make Your Business More Agile

Are you able to make informed decisions in order to react quickly and cost effectively to changes in their environment?  Can you adapt nimbly to the real-time changes that crop-up in today’s business world? According to Focus Research Expert, Jonathon Gross, “[whether] businesses like it or not, they have to be agile to succeed. If […]

Categories: ERP Functionality, ERP in the Cloud, ERP Software Information, ERP Software Research, Sage ERP Solutions

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