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Microsoft Dynamics GP: A Software Solution Helping Oilfield Companies Grow

The Energy & Environmental Research Center estimates there are 30 billion barrels of recoverable oil in the Bakken/Three Forks formations, ensuring the booming business climate in North Dakota isn’t ending any time soon. How do you plan for your future growth on your current budget?  That’s when you turn to Microsoft Dynamics GP to help […]

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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 […]

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Benefits of an RFI Over an RFP in ERP Selection

Once you’ve made the decision to upgrade your legacy business software or implement a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, you may be tempted to rush out and get a quote.  Many times businesses submit a Request for a Proposal (RFP) to potential software vendors, but this step is usually premature as they’re still searching […]

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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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Tips on Putting Together a Good RFP (Request for Proposal) for Your ERP Selection Process

If you’re planning to evaluate and select a new accounting and financial or ERP system, you may have been told that you’ll need a good RFP for your ERP selection process.  Or, you may have used one in the past and are wondering how best to update it to cover your current evaluation needs.  In either case, here’s […]

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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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8 Tips for Finding a User-Friendly ERP Solution

Any business management solution is only beneficial to the extent to which it is used. Because of that fact, user-adoption is a top priority when selecting and implementing a new ERP software solution. If you select a solution that is easy to use, you reduce the timeframe for training and implementation which, in turn, delivers […]

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An Insider Secret: How to Pick a Great Cloud ERP Provider

You’ve heard all of the hype about the cloud, and you’ve also done your own research to confirm that a cloud deployment of Microsoft Dynamics GP is right for your company.   The benefits of cloud deployment seem clear enough, and you’ve found a Microsoft Dynamics GP Value-Added Re-seller (VAR) who seems to have the experience […]

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How to Buy Business Software Infographic

Even when you’ve planned and planned, ERP software implementations can get out of control. Follow this infographic to buying business software and you may have a much better chance of success. © 2012 Capterra, Inc.

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One Foot in Front of the Other: Critical Steps to ERP Selection

Well thought out steps help you reach your goal faster and more efficiently. As a business, following steps can help you save money, reduce costs, and ultimately improve profitability. This especially goes for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software research and selection. If you take your time and choose wisely, your risk of picking the wrong […]

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