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Custom Products, One-Off Purchases in Microsoft Dynamics AX – Do You Really Need a Separate Item Number for Each?

A requirement that almost every client I have ever worked with has, but AX does not offer an actual menu item for, is handling one off purchases, custom products they might acquire for a customer’s request. These are items that need to be on inventory, as they might be listed on BoMs, consumed into production […]

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Subject Matter Experts – Who You Should Choose and How Many is Too Many for Your AX Implementation

One of the very first things clients have to do before a project takes off the ground is to select the core people involved. In the Microsoft Dynamics AX implementation world, we often refer to these users as SMEs or Subject Matter Experts. They will be the key users, and the leaders of the implementation […]

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Survey Of Financial Executives Offers Insight Into ERP Implementations

CFO.com conducted a survey of 160 senior financial executives to gain insight on real world experiences with enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations. These experts shared their stories with the intent of preventing other businesses from making similar mistakes. As discussed in “ERP: Lessons from the Field,” posted by Chris Schmidt on CFO.com, here are three […]

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Streamline Complex Operations With The Right ERP Solution

A growing business often leads to growing complications – new business operations, more employees, demanding customers, and an increase in transactions that are difficult to manage efficiently with entry-level or inadequate business software.  Streamline these complex changes by replacing inadequate technology with a stronger enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. New businesses often deploy entry-level solutions […]

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Tired Of Waiting For Month-End Figures? Upgrade To Epicor ERP

Tapping the desk waiting for the month-end financial reports to appear on your desk?  The sooner you can analyze your financial data, the sooner you can make the prudent business decisions that drive growth and profits.  Stop waiting for numbers to appear.  Implement a better business management solution and monitor the real-time data you need, […]

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Streamline Complicated Businesses With ERP

As your business grows, operations often become more complicated.  You may have several main divisions, such as manufacturing operations, as well as sales to both retail and wholesale clients.  You may offer custom or make-to-order products in addition to standard production items.  With so many different activities going on, and each having the utmost priority, […]

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The Five Essential Characteristics of Cloud Computing

Cloud technology is in the news quite often these days, but it still seems to be mysterious and confusing to the non-techie crowd.  Cloud options are enticing various industries across the board, which is why it’s important to know it’s essential characteristics as a software offering.  Here are the five main characteristics that cloud computing […]

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Mapping Existing Processes Before ERP Selection

Before jumping feet first into an enterprise resource planning (ERP) selection, it’s best to perform some careful reflection. We here at ComTec Solutions run into this a lot with our clients. Most are excited to get their new solution, but completely forget about assessing their business processes. We have helped many companies conduct this analysis […]

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Five Steps to Breeze Through an ERP Software Upgrade

Your enterprise resource planning (ERP) software needs to stay up-to-date in order to give you the tools needed to run a successful business. With that said, upgrades can also be an intimidating process that can slow business flow and take resources away from their jobs.          Here are five steps to help you get through your […]

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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 […]

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