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Enabling the Revenue Recognition Module in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Posted on: October 22, 2019 | By: Christopher Rusing | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

The new revenue recognition standard has been set with ASC 606 and D365FO is ready to handle this accounting standard with the new revenue recognition module.  This became generally available on October 1, 2019 so if you have updated your environment to 10.0.5 then you are able to use the functionality.  Once you updated your system, you may be searching around for this module, but unable to see it.  The...


Four Considerations – Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central On-Premise or the Cloud 

Posted on: October 16, 2019 | By: Molly Kenney | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Logan Consulting is a trusted Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner based in Chicago. We specialize in Dynamics 365 implementation, customizations, upgrades & support including for Dynamics 365 Business Central. Clients often come to us with the concern of how they should deploy their Dynamics 365 Business Central solution on-premises or in the cloud? You can deploy Business Central either way and at Logan Consulting we support either model. Microsoft Dynamics 365 in...


Physical Inventory Count in Dynamics 365 for F&O

Posted on: October 9, 2019 | By: Rosemary McAdams | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Many organizations struggle to come up with the best process to perform a physical inventory count using Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.  If you have read one of our previous blogs, The Counting Journal Conundrum, you may be wondering if using a counting journal is the right way to go.  The best way to perform a physical inventory count really depends on how your warehouse is setup, how...


Microsoft Dynamics GP Roadmap

Posted on: October 8, 2019 | By: Molly Kenney | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Many people wonder about the Microsoft Dynamics GP roadmap and in fact, at Logan Consulting, we have produced several videos regarding the future of Dynamics GP.  Last week, Microsoft made an interesting pronouncement regarding the future of Dynamics GP. They announced that Dynamics GP is moving to what is now  called the “Modern Policy." There has been speculation about Microsoft Dynamics GP and a new release coming late this year....


Creating a new SmartList with GP’s SmartList Designer

Posted on: October 8, 2019 | By: William Scheetz | Microsoft Dynamics GP

SmartLists can be a simple and efficient way to create customized data views in Microsoft GP.  Currently, methods you can use to create a new SmartList: using SmartList Designer or using SmartList Builder.  Because SmartList Builder is not natively built into GP, today we will be creating a SmartList using Smartlist Designer.   1 - Open SmartList (Dynamics GP -> SmartList). Click the ‘New’ button. 2 - Next, enter a...


Benefits and Drawbacks of Dynamics 365 in the Cloud

Posted on: October 1, 2019 | By: Jess Johnson | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Cloud deployment of Dynamics 365, what are the benefits and drawbacks? Well, thanks for asking! Welcome to the first blog in a three-part series about the benefits and drawbacks of each deployment option. I know, the anticipation for the next parts of this blog is similar to the anticipation of a new season on your favorite Netflix show. Here’s the low-down of it all. There are numerous benefits to deploying...


Testing with Migrated Data

Posted on: September 30, 2019 | By: Brian Clark | QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing

Virtually every ERP implementation entails the testing of business processes as well as the migration of data. One thing that is easy to overlook, however, is testing business processes with migrated data. As development and testing environments are populated with data to facilitate unit and conference room piloting, there is a tendency to test different scenarios with the same data over and over again. While the processes may end up...


Microsoft Dynamics 365 New Pricing and Licensing

Posted on: September 27, 2019 | By: Molly Kenney | Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Microsoft has released a new pricing model for their Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Plan Licenses and like many Microsoft Dynamics pricing changes, it gets a little confusing. Logan Consulting, a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Partner of Chicago, can certainly provide follow up articles and information about the pricing, but here's what we can share with you today. A La Carte Model Microsoft is now moving from a plan model to an a...


Custom Data Entities – Mapping issue

Posted on: September 27, 2019 | By: David Occhionero | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Issue during upload While working on a highly customized project, I noticed an issue that would rear its ugly head Intermittently.  The issue centered around the loading of data using a customized data entity.  On occasion, when a change to an entity was checked in and released, there were instances where you could not view the changes in the mapping.  To view the entity, we would go to Data Management...


Shipping Rules – Not just for ASN’s…

Posted on: September 27, 2019 | By: Brian Clark | QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

Introduced in Enterprise Edition, Shipping Rule functionality offers an opportunity for QAD users to tighten up data accuracy during the shipping process. For QAD installations in the automotive vertical, EDI plays a major role in the communication of requirements and shipment information with the customer. In QAD Standard Edition, users typically had to wait until the ASN Export screen to populate relevant variables for a successful outbound ASN. With Shipping...