Connecting Dynamics 365 to Power BI

Posted on: September 14, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Uncategorized

Microsoft Dynamics 365 offers organizations a centralized system to store all relevant company data and information. Having easy access to data—whether it’s regarding sales team performance or inventory management—helps managers gauge what areas need improvement. To support the data analysis available to Dynamics 365 users, Microsoft offers an option to integrate with Microsoft Power BI, a data visualization platform that allows users to view data in customized visuals and collaborate...


Setting Up a Excel Data Provider in Acumatica

Posted on: June 6, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Uncategorized

When importing data from a third party into Acumatica, it is necessary to have the information in a format that is compatible with Acumatica. This can be done by using a data provider. Data providers have information about the source and the structure of the data. In the video below, a Logan consultant demonstrates how to create a Microsoft Excel data provider in Acumatica. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://www.loganconsulting.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/How-to-Use-an-Excel-Data-Provider-in-Acumatica.mp4"][/video] Next Steps...


The Future of Dynamics GP

Posted on: May 24, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Uncategorized, Microsoft Dynamics GP

Dynamics GP is a respected Microsoft solution that has been around for decades. However, in this digital age, we are starting to see a shift in savvy software from on-premises data to using the cloud for data storage and analysis. More and more organizations are choosing to operate remotely because of this. The future of Dynamics GP appears to be murky because of this technological shift.  In the video below,...


Service Management in Acumatica

Posted on: May 21, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Uncategorized

Service management relies heavily on efficiency in order to cultivate strong relationships with customers. Services can quickly become complex because of the multiple variables involved in offering and completing a field service including scheduling, skills determination, and route optimization.  In Acumatica, users have the ability to streamline processes by tracking resource commitments and matching tasks to the best available resources through the service management module. By streamlining these components, organizations...


Demo on the General Ledger in Business Central

Posted on: May 18, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Uncategorized

Being able to successfully navigate your ERP software is a crucial part of the implementation process. In order to harness the full power of the system, users must understand the ins and outs of the modules. Logan Consulting understands the importance of usability, which is why we have created a video demonstrating how to use the General Ledger in Business Central. Check it out below. [video width="1280" height="690" mp4="http://www.loganconsulting.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Business-Central-Demo-General-Ledger-and-Banking-2.mp4"][/video] Next...


Cloud vs. On-Premise: What’s the Difference?

Posted on: January 13, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Uncategorized, Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

When deciding what type of software will be the best fit for your company, there are many factors to consider. In particular, deciding between implementing an on-premise solution versus one that is cloud based is very important for users. Cloud solutions have been increasing in popularity because of the massive flexibility and accessibility of the system, especially in the face of remote work. However, on-premise software has been around for...


Time for a Digital Transformation?

Posted on: October 5, 2021 | By: Robert Joynt | Uncategorized

Recently, Supply Chain Management has been challenging, to say the least. These challenges could include working remotely during the pandemic, navigating resource shortages (employees and materials), or managing transportation issues that have arisen. These challenges can be turned into a great opportunity for your company to make a digital transformation. Some companies believe that due to these unprecedented challenges, now is not the right time for changes within their organization....


MES Integration to QAD EE using QXtend

Posted on: June 30, 2021 | By: Tim Lovely | Uncategorized, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution

Logan Consulting continues to work with some of its manufacturing clients to integrate its QAD EE with MES systems.  Although many API’s and integration options exist, Logan Consulting continues to recommend QXtend as the most effective way to integrate these systems. The QXtend integration framework is available from QAD Inc. and specifically designed to work with QAD EE. One recent approach used by Logan Consulting was to use QXtend Inbound...


QAD Reporting Framework (QRF) Enables Email Bursting of Customer Facing Documents

Posted on: March 31, 2021 | By: Tim Lovely | QAD Distribution, Uncategorized, QAD Financials, QAD Practice News, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process

QAD’s Reporting Framework (QRF) is a very useful tool for formatting customer-facing documents such as Invoices and Sales Order Acknowledgments with less of a need for Progress programming skills than may have been needed to customize and format these documents in prior versions of QAD with no QRF. In a number of recent implementations of QAD EE, Logan Consulting worked with its clients to implement the following: QRF Invoice and...


Why Accounts Payable Automation Is a Must for Automotive Manufacturers

Posted on: February 4, 2021 | By: Andrew Logan | QAD Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, Uncategorized, QAD Financials

To ensure that the Accounting department stays as efficient as possible this year, many automotive manufacturers must consider automating financial transactions. Accounts Payable (AP) is an easy target for automation since these transactions are repeatable and are defined by strict business accounting control processes. This article will discuss the investment required to automate AP processes, as well as both the monetary benefits derived and the solutions available with QAD Enterprise...