Encumbrance Management for Non-Profits with Dynamics GP

Encumbrance is an accounting technique that protects budgets from being overspent. The Microsoft Dynamics GP Encumbrance Management module is designed primarily for not-for-profit and governmental organizations. It is easy to set up and well-suited to control budgets in situations where … Read more


Bring External ERP Data into Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft provides several ways to pull in data from other databases or apps into Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Microsoft Great Plains). Microsoft Integration Manager, which is a separate module for Microsoft Dynamics, is one of the easiest options. It … Read more


Get to Know Microsoft Dynamics’ SmartList Feature

Those who already use Microsoft Dynamics GP SmartList Builder usually can’t imagine doing their work without it. For those new to it, SmartList Builder is a powerful report generator feature that makes it easy to find information within Dynamics.

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Our aversion to change can sometimes blind us from obvious clues or signs that accounting software may not be working for your business anymore.  Small to mid-sized businesses have different needs than larger ones and this needs to be acknowledged … Read more


Some argue that off the shelf accounting packages aren’t as good as Excel spreadsheets to manage your finances.  Although Excel can be customized to a way that could work for you, there are multiple reasons why software ranks supreme over … Read more


Blogs and tech websites often tend to paint a rosy picture of ERP software, especially when they are sponsored by ERP vendors. This is to be expected, but the reality is that problems can arise. The best way to avoid … Read more


Choosing a new accounting system can be a daunting task.  Make the right decision and you will reap the benefits of your decision over and over again; the wrong choice and you wind up with a system that results in … Read more


This weighted question can have a lot of meaning for you and your company.  But the number one thing to keep in mind when planning for your company’s future is finances.  As your business grows, makes acquisitions, adds locations or … Read more


In a rare public display of corporate honesty, NetSuite recently admitted that its services are not good for small businesses.  The company offers cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) ERP and CRM solutions to thousands of mid-market and large enterprise … Read more


Your company may be in a growth spurt after the recent economic shift, or you may just be preparing for possible growth down the road. Either way, accounting software supports your plans for growth in a number of ways, but … Read more





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