Acumatica Summit – Day 1

Posted on: January 27, 2020 | By: Jim Bertler | Acumatica

The first day of the Acumatica Summit has been filled with great information.  Here are some of the highlights. Acumatica Acquires JAAS Systems Right Before Acumatica Summit The Acumatica manufacturing functionality has always been built on the Acumatica platform and listed on the Acumatica price list. However, JAAS, a 3rd party company developed the software.  Today Acumatica announced that they had acquired JAAS Systems. The entire JAAS team are now...


What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018

Posted on: July 26, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Microsoft Dynamics GP

As a Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner based in Chicago, we're always interested in what Microsoft is doing with Dynamics GP. While Microsoft has spent a lot of time focused on the Dynamics 365 platform, they do continue to make improvements to Dynamics GP. To find the latest information on Dynamics GP, go to docs.microsoft.com. Here, you can learn more about Dynamics GP and all other Microsoft solutions.    Navigating the Microsoft Site   The site will list out not only Dynamics GP 2018, but the 2018 R2 release...


Dynamics 365 Licensing 

Posted on: July 23, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Logan Consulting is a Microsoft Gold partner based in Chicago, and most of our effort over the past 15 years we’ve spent as a Microsoft partner has been focused on the consulting side. Now that Microsoft has introduced Dynamics 365, we offer a myriad of licensing options. Read on for helpful information on Dynamics 365 licensing, and the various pieces available.    Enterprise Resource Planning   The first part of Dynamics 365 licensing focuses on enterprise resource planning...


Comparison Between BC and F&O

Posted on: July 19, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

As a Microsoft Dynamics Business Central partner based in Chicago, we often get asked “What is the Difference between Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations?” We support both Finance & Operations and Business Central as both solutions are part of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 family. Dynamics 365 includes ERP (enterprise resource planning solutions) as well as CRM (customer relationship management solutions) . Professional Service Automation and Field...


EQT Partners Acquires Acumatica

Posted on: July 17, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Acumatica

The last few weeks have certainly been an interesting time to be an Acumatica partner based in Chicago. Acumatica was acquired by EQT Partners, which is a private equity company. EQT is also the owner of IFS, an ERP software. Soon, Acumatica and IFS will become sister companies and after speaking with people from Acumatica, they are very excited about the opportunities that are to come. Greater Resources Acumatica now...


How Much Does Acumatica Cost

Posted on: May 6, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Acumatica

If you want to understand “How Much Does Acumatica Cost” there are some key considerations and questions you need to answer. The biggest difference between Acumatica and every other ERP solution is that the cost of Acumatica is not based on users.  So how do you arrive at a cost for Acumatica? Acumatica Cost - Core Functionality The first question is core functionality. You need to decide what portions of...


What Does Dynamics 365 Business Central Cost

Posted on: May 2, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

So, a question we often get is, "How much does Dynamics 365 Business Central cost?" People are referring not so much to the implementation cost but the actual software cost. We can discuss the implementation cost in a separate blog. But from a software cost perspective, Dynamics 365 Business Central can be deployed both in the cloud and on premises, which is something a lot of folks don't know. It's...


What Does Business Central mean for the Future of Microsoft Dynamics GP

Posted on: April 19, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

As a Chicago based Microsoft Dynamics GP reseller we are always interested in Microsoft’s direction with Dynamics GP. Certainly, our clients are equally interested in our insights on this topic as we work with Dynamics GP as well as the new Microsoft Dynamics 365 applications.  So, what does Microsoft’s heavy investment in Dynamics 365 Business Central mean for the future of Dynamics GP? Our Thoughts Microsoft’s direction on Dynamics GP,...


Acumatica 2019 is Released!

Posted on: April 15, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Acumatica

Logan Consulting, supporting Acumatica in Chicago, is proud to announce the release of Acumatica 2019.  Acumatica continues to deliver strong functionality and excellent usability.  Acumatica was recently ranked #1 in usability by a Nucleus Research report and 2019 continues to provide improvements. Beyond usability Acumatica has continued to develop strong functionality. Improvements have been made throughout the solution including in financials, project accounting, inventory, field services and more.  Here are...


When Should You Migrate from Dynamics GP to Business Central

Posted on: April 8, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Many companies companies today are trying to determine when they should migrate from Dynamics GP to Business Central. Others are asking if they even need to move to Business Central. In our last blog we reviewed the Dynamics GP vs. Dynamics 365 Business Central.  As a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Partner we want to continue to inform people about Dynamics GP and Business Central. So in this blog we...