How 5G & IoT Will Pave the Way for Intelligent ERPs – An Introduction into 5G and IoT, Part 1

Posted on: June 19, 2020 | By: Joncarl Luckett | ERP Selection, Professional Services

Utilizing both 5G and IoT will soon be the global standard for optimizing your ERP solution. Now, you might be asking, what are 5G, IoT and how do they relate to my current ERP system? That’s easy, lets start off with some basic definitions of 5G and IoT.   What is 5G? – 5G is the 5th generation mobile network – the new global wireless standard. While there is not...


Mass Personalization in Dynamics 365 Finance and operations

Posted on: June 19, 2020 | By: Michael Angel | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Users have been able to use personalization since Dynamics AX. Users in the past could add/hide various fields and columns that would make there work day more efficient. The issue would come from the inability to transfer that personalization from one user to another. Mass personalization removes that headache and provides the ability to apply a personalization to all users seamlessly. How it Works A user personalizes a screen to...


Dynamics D365 Finance and Operations: Basic understanding of Security Configuration

Posted on: June 19, 2020 | By: Michael Angel | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, ERP Selection

Security configuration can be a very complex and daunting task that can often get overlooked during an implementation. Security is an essential piece to any implementation due to the various levels of sensitive information that should only be viewed by certain people who have clearance. In order to make the security configuration process less daunting, a business should know Dynamics Security Structure. Microsoft has designed security based on Roles. This...


Questions Nobody Asks Their ERP Partner… But Should

Posted on: May 21, 2020 | By: Julia Paul | ERP Selection

Introduction - Questions to ask your ERP partner Your choice of implementation partner can make a huge difference in how your ERP project will deliver. The right partner will be sure to manage your project to deliver a system that fuels your business growth. Making the right choice comes with asking tougher questions. Deeper questions will reveal far more about their business practices and commitment to client success. However, we...


How Asking the Right Questions Can Help You Find the Best ERP Partner for Your Company

Posted on: May 15, 2020 | By: Julia Paul | ERP Selection

Finding the Right ERP Partner   The task seems simple. Find an ERP partner that is knowledgeable, experienced, and that will deliver on your business’s goals. Shouldn’t be too difficult right? Unfortunately, many companies start their journey to find the best ERP partner with a similar, basic and ill-prepared approach. Sure they may have a checklist of what they are looking for, and a simple outline of interview questions, but...


QAD EE Upgrade and Implementation Planning during Covid-19

Posted on: March 31, 2020 | By: Tim Lovely | QAD Financials, ERP Selection, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

With most companies facing severe tactical and strategic adjustments due to the Covid-19 virus, the majority of our clients are finding creative ways to keep important projects moving forward. On the surface the greatest impact of this difficult period on projects is potential reduced spending, having most of not all team members and consultants working remotely, and limited or stopped travel inhibiting important face-to-face meeting time for team members. For...


Why isn’t your ERP training producing results?

Posted on: February 13, 2020 | By: Owen Wiesner | QAD Practice News, Logan Consulting News, ERP Selection

ERP skills are not simply things that you can learn overnight - they take repetition and practice to achieve perfection. Listen to one of our Partners, David Kwo, speak about why your ERP training might not be giving you your desired results and how to fix that issue. See the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWn7F2eNLqQ&feature=youtu.be


Sales Tax Series Blog 5 – ERP Challenges

Posted on: December 30, 2019 | By: Andy Vitullo | QAD Financials, ERP Selection, QAD Distribution, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Ensuring a sound United States sales tax configuration in your ERP system can be a challenging endeavor. Your business needs to consider the following. How many U.S. states does the business have Nexus? (Nexus is the relationship between a business and a state that requires the seller to register, collect, and remit sales tax on sales made in the state). What is the jurisdiction level of detail required for tax...


Acumatica: Sales Order Management

Posted on: December 3, 2019 | By: Michael Angel | Acumatica, ERP Selection

Acumatica’s order processing software allows users to centrally manage sales activities, such as enter quotes, fulfill sales orders, track prices and track discounts. The Sales ordering process is a great process for any small to mid-sized company that does not have a complex sales ordering process. Benefits of Acumatica 1.Dashboards Acumatica has the ability to enable sales dashboards that allow you to see various activities. This allows for the ability...


Enterprise-Wide Global Standards

Posted on: September 26, 2019 | By: Cliff Oman | QAD Financials, QAD Practice News, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, ERP Selection, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, Professional Services, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, M&A

Enterprise-Wide Standards - (Business Systems Solution and the ERP Core) Most companies strive for a standardized Enterprise-Wide Business Solution, including a standardized ERP Enterprise software package as the core of the Enterprise-Wide Business Systems Solution. This can be accomplished by standards or through transformations. As part of the integration/migration; certain coding and configuration standards for a variety of configurations and/or fields should be established and followed globally. When establishing these...