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Choosing the right ERP: Getting started

How to Choose the Right ERP

When it comes to choosing software that is going to completely change the way you run your business, you have to know what your business needs. You also have to know the budget for changing to new software and decide whether you want something that can be accessed from the cloud, anywhere, or on a local server that connects to your computer. Just these few questions can make the process seem very daunting.

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Acumatica 2022 R1 New Feature: Improvements to Project Quoting

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In the new release of Acumatica 2022 R1, the system has enhanced the project quoting functionality. The steps to create a project quote have been minimized and users now have the availability to create quotes for multiple related customers. The Projects Quotes (PM304500) screen has been enhanced for a better experience.

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New Feature for Finance Improvements to Recognition of AP Documents

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In the latest release of Acumatica 2022 R1, there have been several updates to the recognition of AP documents including resubmitting, searching for a vendor, and mass processing.

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Acumatica 2022 R1 New Feature for Projects and Construction

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Changes to the Projects Form

In previous versions of Acumatica, projects billed by progress could only be billed in the revenue that was in the budget lines. With the newest release of Acumatica 2022 R1, billing can now be done in both quantity and amount for the project. These changes are done in the project’s form. In the following sections, we will review these changes.

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Is A New ERP Solution One of Your New Year’s Resolutions? Dynamics SL Could Be The Answer.

Implementing a new ERP solution hardly sounds like a fun new year’s resolution, but as you are going through your year-end closing perhaps you are thinking there has to be a better way.  Perhaps you lack visibility across your entire operation?  Or you have limited reporting capabilities (is there a way to get the information together for the auditors without typing everything again in Excel)?  Perhaps your organization has grown to the point where you have other applications that are needed, but they aren’t integrated with your current ERP? [...]

Closing Project Year at Actual in Dynamics SL

The Close Project Year at Actual (AL.CPA.00) screen was added with Dynamics SL 2011 Feature Pack 1, which still makes this a fairly new screen.  It was added with several new features including Indirect Rate Calculator (AL.IRC.00) and some changes to reports like Job Summary Report at YTD Actual and some new tables like PJPTDAIC and PJYTDAIC.  So, if you are using the project series modules and trying to track your indirect rates, it is important to understand what these fairly new features do. [...]

Closing Project Controller for the Year in Dynamics SL

Around this time of the year, I usually get several calls regarding when the best time to close Project Controller is.  So I have created a little checklist of things to check before you close Project Controller for the year. [...]

Top 10 Reasons for Choosing Microsoft Dynamics SL

Microsoft Dynamics SL is an ERP solution for mid-sized, project-driven organizations that is designed to meet the unique requirements of your company. From government contracting to construction and from professional services to project manufacturing, SL helps you streamline business processes and deliver insight across your entire organization.  Read on to discover the top 10 reasons for choosing Microsoft Dynamics SL!

  1. Manage your business and projects with greater flexibility.  The issue with most project-driven businesses is that their ERP solutions are not designed to manage projects, while industry specific solutions lack the essential accounting tools. SL bridges this gap to deliver core business functionality combined with vast accounting capabilities.
  1. Get started quickly with a familiar solution. Designed to work like and with other Microsoft Office products, reduce training time and costs due to familiarity.

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Statement of Direction: Microsoft Dynamics SL

One of the most common questions we get from customers is, “Is Microsoft going to continue to improve Dynamics SL?”  The answer is “Yes.”

Wondering what’s in store for Dynamics SL?  The Statement of Direction delivers a way to keep you, as a prospect, customer or partner, up to date on all of the latest Dynamics SL information.  When change is in the air, you are sure to be well-informed with a “roadmap” that provides insight into the development plans of SL and what the future may look like for you.  With Microsoft Dynamics SL 2015 coming out this fall, the current statement of direction is full of great information.  Take a look below at some of the highlights!

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