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 encore great plains


Microsoft to Add
By adding nonprofit and public sector accounting capabilities to the forthcoming MBS Great Plains 8.0 release via acquiring a former independent software vendor

encore great plains  and healthcare organizations. Since Encore and MBS have identical support policies, they insist customer support will be provided for the current and previous versions of all modules. Also, Encore's code has been developed with the same developer toolset as MBS Great Plains, which should make it an attractive opportunity to enhance existing horizontal financial management applications. The announcement follows closely on MBS's recent provision of details on its strategy to enable independent software

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Nonprofits and Public Sector: The Latest Hot Market


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encore great plains  and healthcare organizations. Since Encore and MBS have identical support policies, they insist customer support will be provided for the current and previous versions of all modules. Also, Encore's code has been developed with the same developer toolset as MBS Great Plains, which should make it an attractive opportunity to enhance existing horizontal financial management applications. The Encore acquisition should bring even closer the two former partners' complementary product offerings and should Read More

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encore great plains  access to any IMPACT Encore records, down to the field-level. For system administration, a new merge tool allows users to merge multiple account records into a single record. Duplicate records are automatically deleted, and all history and transactions associated with the deleted records are moved automatically to the main record. Another new utility enables the transfer of any data to or from any IMPACT CRM database - not just account records. This tool facilitates the transfer of data from other Read More

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encore great plains  an OEM agreement with Encore Business Solutions, Inc. Great Plains Cash Flow Management allows financial managers to view summaries, at their desktop, of a day's cash inflow and outflow. Forecasting features identify shortfalls or excesses and help management analyze line of credit positions and other investment potentials. Last but not least, presenters showcased new multinational features found within Release 6.0, the most comprehensive release in the company's history. These new multinational and Read More

Syspro Hatches 'Encore' IMPACT On SME Manufacturers. Part 2: Market Impact


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encore great plains  company brand names (IMPACT Encore and Syspro). Also, although Syspro has a worldwide presence, it has no local market leadership in any individual country owing to the fierce channel competition from more aggressive, better known and wealthier competitors like Microsoft Great Plains, Sage , Navision, Epicor , and Scala to name some. Further, IMPACT's functionality across the board, although broad and well balanced, has not been recognized as a differentiator in the market as the company does not exhibit Read More

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Great Plains Unveils New E-Commerce Solution


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