GP, NAV, SL in greater sync than ever before with Dynamics 365 Business Central

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Now older versions of Dynamics NAV, Business Central on-premise, Dynamics GP, and Dynamics SL can all be synchronized to a Business Central database in the cloud where users will have access to other applications available through the cloud. This information can then be accessed directly from the web or pushed back to Dynamics GP or Dynamics SL.

Dynamics NAV vs. Dynamics 365 Business Central: The future is here

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image _builder_version=”3.7.1″ src=”https://www.opendoorerp.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/BLOG-Dynamics-365-Business-Central-the-pot-at-the-end-of-the-Rainbow.jpg” /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.7.1″] Dynamics Nav and Dynamics 365 Business Central: The future of NAV It was with mixed feelings that I received the news about Microsoft buying Navision back in 2002.  Until then, I had quite enjoyed beating Microsoft when we came up against Great Plains or Solomon in sales opportunities. … Continued

Day 1 at Directions NAV North America Conference in Orlando

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There is a lot of exciting news as Microsoft continues to integrate its productivity and business applications, expand their cloud offerings, and put more power in the hands of the end user. Microsoft partners got an in-depth preview of Dynamics 365 as well as the next installment of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, code named “Tenerife”, at … Continued

Best Conversion Practices When Moving Data to a New Accounting System

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One of the biggest questions companies face when they move to a new accounting system is the amount of data to bring forward from the old one. The temptation is to keep as much information as possible but that policy has little merit while increasing risk and cost. 1. Data table definitions are likely very … Continued

Productivity Increases through Role Tailored Navigation

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Implementing a new ERP solution can be a stressful process for everyone involved and navigating new menu structures is almost like having staff learn a new language. When considering a new system, choosing one that is intuitive for users and easy to learn should be on the top of your list. After all, user adoption … Continued

Reduce or eliminate duplicate data entry with a single ERP system

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]   With the exclusion of payroll, approximately 90 percent of mid-size organizations should operate with one integrated business management system. This can sometimes be more difficult than you would expect as more and more companies in the … Continued

Alberta Advantage built on back of high priced oil

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Those of us who live in Alberta can sometimes be smug about the “Alberta Advantage”, which we like to attribute to our business acumen and hard work.  While we indeed may have our fair share of those characteristics, watching the peaks and valleys of the industry sector does make me wonder how much of our … Continued

Drilling forecast for 2016 is more than grim

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In November news, the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) released a negative forecast for 2016 that promises a prolonged downturn in the drilling sector.  CAODC projects that only 4,728 wells will be drilled in 2016, which represents a decrease of 58 per cent from 2014.  Many rig companies have already downsized to less … Continued

When will oil prices recover

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As mentioned in my previous blog post, “Oversupply driving low oil prices, not weak demand”, even though the world economies are relatively healthy, we have a glut of oil on the market and it is not likely we will see an end soon. With prior drops in the oil prices, we have become accustomed to … Continued