Proper Training is critical to the short and long-term success of your QAD implementation

Posted on: March 14, 2018 | By: Andrew Hall | Professional Services, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing

All ERP implementations are impacted by multiple factors that ultimately determine whether the implementation is a success. When viewed in the short-term (i.e. from software selection to actual “go-live”) and long-term (go-live through system maturity), one of the biggest factors is training. And, unfortunately, this is the factor that often receives the least attention after the go-live date. The result of the long-term is that users are no longer following...


Sharepoint Promotes and Supports the Logan Consulting Implementation Methodology

Posted on: June 30, 2017 | By: Tim Lovely | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Financials, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Professional Services, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing

ERP implementation projects are complex. Management of internal and external client resources, consultants, multiple vendors, rigid timelines, detailed plans, tight budgets, a myriad of tasks and checklists can be difficult. Logan Consulting has adhered to a simple yet effective ERP implementation methodology for years, which has led to its successful track record. As Sharepoint has advanced in functionality over the years, it has become an integral tool to support the...


What should you expect from your consultants?

Posted on: June 21, 2017 | By: Andrew Hall | Professional Services, QAD Business Process, QAD Practice News

For those of us that have had to engage consultants, there was always a first time. And going into that first time, which you may be, there can be questions regarding exactly what should be reasonably expected from a consultant. Having been on the consulting side of this relationship for over 20 years, I can safely say that aligning expectations with reality early on will greatly improve the relationship. The...


Don’t take your eye of the ball post-implementation

Posted on: June 15, 2017 | By: Andrew Hall | ERP Selection, Professional Services, QAD Business Process

Anyone who has ever participated in an ERP implementation project can attest to the effort required to get to the go-live date. However, once that date has passed, it is important to not lose sight of the fact that the work is not, and is never, done. Many ERP systems become obsolete years sooner than they should due to the fact that the business fails to maintain the systems, data,...


Why Acumatica ERP is one of the best Cloud ERP Solutions for SMB’s

Posted on: November 21, 2016 | By: Craig Thompson | Acumatica, ERP Selection, Professional Services, Wholesale Distribution

While Acumatica Cloud ERP may not be the first ERP solution that comes to mind when determining if it’s time to upgrade your current system, Acumatica is actually one of the best cloud ERP solutions for small to mid-size businesses (SMB’s) looking for an automated, flexible solution to help grow their current business situation. Acumatica is perfect for wholesalers, manufacturers as well as professional service organizations and offers flexible pricing...


3 Acumatica ERP Modules That Increase Functionality within Your Professional Services Organization

Posted on: November 7, 2016 | By: Craig Thompson | Acumatica, Professional Services

For many professional service organizations, ERP accounting software is a crucial part of your business operations. Just like a CRM system (i.e. Microsoft Dynamics CRM) is crucial for client satisfaction and improved internal productivity/communication, cloud based accounting software like Acumatica cloud ERP is an essential part of keeping your business productive and financially sound. Acumatica offers a variety of modules and functionality features tailored specifically towards professional service organizations that...


Professional Services Tool Library – Fiscal Period Modifier

Posted on: April 8, 2016 | By: Craig Thompson | Microsoft Dynamics GP, Professional Services

This is post number eight in a series of blog posts that are centered on the specific features within the Professional Services Tool Library (PSTL). The PTSL is now a standard feature in GP that has many valuable tools available to users that used to only be accessible via Microsoft support or your implementation partner. Before you begin using the PTSL, there are a few things that you need to...


Professional Services Tool Library – Shortcuts Copy

Posted on: April 6, 2016 | By: Craig Thompson | Microsoft Dynamics GP, Professional Services

This is post number seven in a series of blog posts that are centered on the specific features within the Professional Services Tool Library (PSTL). The PTSL is now a standard feature in GP that has many valuable tools available to users that used to only be accessible via Microsoft support or your implementation partner. Before you begin using the PTSL, there are a few things that you need to...


Professional Services Tool Library – 1099 Modifier

Posted on: March 2, 2016 | By: Craig Thompson | Microsoft Dynamics GP, Professional Services

This is post number five in a series of blog posts that are centered on the specific features within the Professional Services Tool Library (PSTL). The PTSL is now a standard feature in GP that has many valuable tools available to users that used to only be accessible via Microsoft support or your implementation partner. Before you begin using the PTSL, there are a few things that you need to...


Professional Services Tool Library – GL Master Triggers

Posted on: February 24, 2016 | By: Craig Thompson | Microsoft Dynamics GP, Professional Services

This is post number four in a series of blog posts that are centered on the specific features within the Professional Services Tool Library (PSTL). The PSTL is now a standard feature in GP that has many valuable tools available to users that used to only be accessible via Microsoft support or your implementation partner. Before you begin using the PSTL, there are a few things that you need to remember:...