United States Sales Tax Series (Blog 2) – The Complex Sales Tax Environment

Posted on: June 26, 2019 | By: Andy Vitullo | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, QAD Financials

This is the second in a series of Blogs regarding Sales Tax environments in the United States. This series will describe general considerations, legal environment and other conditions that create impact your business Sales Tax requirements. The complex environment exists because state legislatures create unique sales tax laws. There are some common conventions across the states. They include: • Sales Tax are calculated based on where the product lands or...


Prevent Fraud Within Your Company

Posted on: April 5, 2019 | By: Michael Angel | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Professional Services

Companies on a daily basis deal with large numbers of transactions which can cause lots of ins and outs within the company. This can make managing a company more complex which can cause lots of strain on upper-level management. In today’s day of electronic transactions, it can make it difficult to trust entries and cashing of checks.  Therefore, many Cash Management departments of Banks came out with an automated fraud...


Effective Development Planning for ERP Implementations

Posted on: March 26, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | ERP Selection, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Practice News, Uncategorized

Many ERP implementations involve development as part of the project. Development in this context can mean any or all of the following: Development of new functionality to address a functional gap in the softwareDevelopment of customer or supplier facing forms such as a Packing Slip, Shipper, Sales Order Acknowledgement, or Purchase OrderDevelopment of internal or customer facing labelsDevelopment of new reports, inquiries, or browses that present system data in more...


4 Myths of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Debunked

Posted on: January 29, 2019 | By: Guy Logan | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics GP

An ERP system is a very viable investment for any organization; big or small. Deciding to implement an ERP system, like Microsoft Dynamics GP, can cultivate many questions for you. There are tons of different options and finding the right solution for your organization can be quite the process. Any company can benefit from an ERP system by providing your organization insight on future trends, streamlining your supply chain, and...


3 Vital Steps to Take as You Move Your ERP System to the Cloud

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | By: Guy Logan | ERP Selection

Transitioning your ERP software to the cloud sounds like an easy switch, but, there are a few important steps to take before diving right into the cloud. In order to smoothly transition to the cloud, your organization must be fully aware of the transition that is about to take place. While transitioning your ERP to the cloud, it is important to make security a priority. Continue to make sure your...


Checks and Balances of ERP’s

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | By: Michael Angel | ERP Selection

What are the Threats of ERP? Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Environments play a pivotal role in the day to day operations of any business. These systems allow businesses to create sales orders and purchase orders, apply payments, receive inventory, etc. These transactions produce vast amounts of sensitive information, such as bank account numbers, inventory levels, shipment schedules, financial records, and much more. Although these ERP environments allow businesses to be...


Machine Learning: The Future of Manufacturing?

Posted on: November 12, 2018 | By: Robert Joynt | ERP Selection

Authored by: Robert Joynt Technology is growing at an increasing rate and things are changing rapidly. Only a few years ago electric cars started to gain traction among consumers and now we already have cars driving themselves. Robots are being manufactured and tested in all sorts of fields to find benefits in using a machine to accelerate processes. But the question now is whether these machines can learn. The answer...


Choosing ERP to Mend Business Inefficiencies

Posted on: June 25, 2018 | By: Jim Bertler | Acumatica, ERP Selection

So, you are considering an ERP project and evaluating all your options.  You have had enough with Excel work arounds, rekeying data and out of date systems.  You have vendor presentations, scored each package against your requirements, have more meetings than you ever wanted to and then…. you decide to push the project off.  Does this sound familiar? If so, you aren’t alone.  Over the years we have found many...


The Benefits of Cloud ERP

Posted on: May 23, 2018 | By: Craig Thompson | ERP Selection, QAD Practice News

Why Cloud ERP? This is a question you might be asking yourself before diving into an ERP implementation. Many view an ERP implementation as tedious, time consuming and costly, but in the end the benefits usually justify the investment. Companies have been implementing On-Premises ERP solutions for decades, but with the evolution of Cloud ERP, numerous additional ERP benefits can be recognized. A few of the more well-known benefits of...


5 Financial Benefits Your Organization Will Reap After Implementing an ERP Solution

Posted on: May 7, 2018 | By: Craig Thompson | ERP Selection, QAD Business Process, QAD Financials, QAD Practice News

A huge motivation for many organizations that choose to implement ERP software is the financial gain. Of course, the purchasing and implementation of ERP software is an investment, but once implementation is complete, your organization will begin to reap the benefits of the investment over time. Profit and Invoice tracking, budgeting, audits, and risk management are some of the key areas that businesses look to improve with ERP. Let’s learn...