Tag "Microsoft Dynamics GP"

Business Analyzer Builds Executive Dashboards

It is frustrating to contribute a lot of time and effort only to find the solution delivered was not what the CFO wanted. It would be nice to be able to pull something together quickly – preferably with minimal time and cost – to improve the feedback loop.

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Human Resources – Why Now?

Take a moment to check the box of items below that pertain to your organization.

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Business Analyzer — Microsoft Dynamics’ Best-Kept Secret

The Business Analyzer is a dashboard tool introduced with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2. With this cool little dashboard application, more than 260 KPIs and reports included with Microsoft Dynamics GP are now viewable by non-Microsoft Dynamics GP users. This can be installed on any users’ computer to allow them to view their own financial news feed. If one statistic catches the eye, users can drill into the report and look at the raw data.

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De-Mystifying MRP in Microsoft Dynamics GP

One of the most powerful features of the Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing Suite, is MRP – Materials Requirements Planning. Paradoxically, it may also be one of the least understood functionalities in the Microsoft Dynamics GP world! While MRP can work wonders for a manufacturing organization in controlling inventory, there is a certain level of hesitation with users and the consulting community when it comes to implementing MRP.

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Gamification: A Generation Y Working Method

It is possible you’ve not heard much (if anything) about gamification. That is likely to change. As it relates to organizational management, you are likely to hear much more about gamification in the near future

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Compliance Conundrum: Three Strategies for Meeting Today’s Compliance Challenges Head-On

The employment-related tax, human resource, and payroll compliance landscape is becoming increasingly complex. In 2012 alone, there were 17,000 proposed tax rule changes across 10,000 unique tax jurisdictions*. With this volume of change, finance executives are challenged to find sufficient resources and expertise to fuel effective compliance processes – particularly since rising regulatory demands coincide with stagnating budgets.

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Customer Feature: Biologics, Inc. – Oncology Care Management

Biologics, Inc. is an oncology services company that empowers healthcare providers, payers, and biopharma to optimize cancer care for the best possible outcomes – clinical, financial and emotional.

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Physical Inventory

A physical inventory consists of manually counting each item and comparing it to the quantity in the inventory system. The actual count is used to correct inventory quantities, identify necessary inventory adjustments and investigate variances. Once a count is completed, the available inventory and value are recalculated. Inventory is commonly taken at the end of the fiscal year. Some companies may take inventory more often or take cycle counts based on movement or value.

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Managing Resistance to Paperless ERP: What to Do When Paper-Lovers Won’t Fold

Peek into the foundations of any long-established business, and the likely discovery is it has been built on paper. Accounts payable (AP) departments traditionally have been especially dependent on paper for invoices and accompanying documentation – with elaborate entry and approval processes designed for a paper-based world. Over the past quarter century, Microsoft Dynamics and other ERP platforms clearly have transformed the way AP operates; yet, despite the availability of paperless document management systems that integrate with ERP, many employees within and outside the accounting function have been reluctant to relinquish the paper.

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Book Review: Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013

Recently, I read through Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013 by Mark Polino. Overall, the book is a good step by step guide for any Microsoft Dynamics GP users who have, at minimum, an average competency level with Excel 2013. It covers how to get detailed information contained within Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and present it in an attractive and easy to understand way.

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