ERP System Architecture of the Dynamics 365 Business Central Platform – Comparison

When evaluating ERP system in today’s environment, the traditional approach of comparing pure accounting features become less relevant. As a matter of fact, most ERP systems such as SAP, Oracle, EPICOR and Microsoft have no meaningful differentiation in the core accounting modules including General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Account Payable, Inventory Control, Sales Order and Purchase Order […]

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central User Interface Walkthrough

Microsoft just released the FALL 2018 update of its Dynamics 365 Business Central (formerly known as Dynamics NAV) product. Business Central is a business management solution for small and mid-sized organizations that automates and streamlines business processes and helps manage your business. This video highlights how home pages in Business Central gives fast access to […]

What is the difference between a Software License and a Subscription as offered by Intuit for QuickBooks

There is a fair amount of confusion about the new way that Intuit is selling its QuickBooks Pro, Premier and Enterprise Software products to new customers. Back in October of 2014 the QuickBooks Enterprise product was switched from a Software license to a software subscription pricing model. As of January 2016, all QuickBooks Pro and […]

Giving IT the Resources and Management Attention it Deserves and Preventing Data Theft

Last night, the famous CBS Television program 60-Minutes, highlighted a case of an American company which, yet again, fell victim to the concerted Intellectual Property rights theft perpetrated by the Chinese Government, according to the program. It is not the first report of such activity by an International competitor, nor will it be the last. […]

Windows 7 64-Bit Workstation loosing all Internet Connectivity – HOW TO

I spend several hours troubleshooting a problems at my Windows Customer running Windows 7 64-Bit machines and a Windows 2008 R2 Server yesterday. The reason I was called: The workstation appeared to work properly with ALL local applications All local Network activity and file sharing was working properly All browsers that were installed (Explorer and […]

QuickBooks Enterprise 2015 New Pricing and New Features

QuickBooks 2015 is here! This release contains a number of new features as well as improvements to existing ones. Income Tracker has been improved to add Time & Expenses transactions to the money bar. In addition, you have the option of excluding estimates, sales orders and time & expenses from the un-billed section of the […]

Top 7 things to consider when choosing an ERP System for an Importer and Distributor

Many of our clients over the years have been struggling to determine the importance of various accounting, finance and logistics functions in the various ERP (Accounting) Software system they review. As a result of years of meetings with various management teams in the wholesale / distribution and importing business, I would like to submit the […]

Intuit releases QuickBooks 2014 for Mac – Pricing

Small businesses can save time managing finances with the 2014 version of the best-selling QuickBooks for Mac® financial software from Intuit Inc.  (Nasdaq: INTU). New features provide quick access to what’s important, help small business owners complete tasks more quickly and enable them to track income in real time. The software will go on sale […]

Intuit releases new Version of QuickBooks Enterprise – Version 14

A number of key changes make this QuickBooks Enterprise Edition Version worth the upgrade. Some of the specific areas that have been addressed by this Upgrade include: Financial and System-Wide changes: Excel Integration Refresh: Save formatting and save time. Now when you export your QuickBooks reports to Excel, simply refresh your previously saved worksheet and […]

NetSuite 2013 Version 1 Released – What’s New

NetSuite ERP Enhanced Manufacturing Routing and Scheduling The new Manufacturing Routing feature streamlines manufacturing processes With NetSuite 2013.1, NetSuite enables manufacturers to optimize production of complex work orders with the new Manufacturing Routing and Scheduling feature, one of the most requested enhancements from manufacturing companies. This feature requires Advanced Projects. This new feature allows production […]