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SouthWare Excellence Series: Making Excellence Easier Part Five: Competitive Analysis and User Recommendations
Most products have moved toward support for business management functions and exception management. SouthWare has embraced this concept at all levels, providing

navision library  ( Great Plains , Navision , and to some extent Solomon from Microsoft Business Solutions , MAS 500 from Best Software ), and finally manufacturing products that also compete in the distribution space (e.g., Syspro from Syspro ). Service management can be thought of as activities supporting both manufacturing and distribution functions and, as such, SouthWare will find itself in competition against the same distribution products as well as to a lesser extent manufacturing products. SouthWare's strength

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Microsoft Business Network (MBN)--Coming of Age? Part One: Event Summary


While the Microsoft Business Network (MBN) product is worth considering for a number of compelling reasons, it will take some immense doing before it becomes a retailers' equivalent of what the Sabre reservation system means to airline agents.

navision library  Great Plains , MBS Navision , MBS Solomon , Microsoft CRM , and related services. The main takeaway from the conference was that MBS continues to invest in its current offerings to provide customers with the enriched functionality they need to remain competitive in today's evolving marketplace and to exploit their existing information technology (IT) investments by streamlining business processes, and by more easily accessing the information they need to make educated business decisions. Given the Read More

Accounting for SMBs: A Solution Beyond Entry-level Systems Red Wing Software


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navision library  Advantage Series , and Navision . Unfortunately there is a significant gap between these two classes of products and that's precisely where products from companies such as Red Wing Software compete. Company History Founded in 1979 with offices in Red Wing, Minnesota (US), Red Wing Software ( http://www.redwingsoftware.com/ ) offers a strong middle market accounting system, as well as industry specific products that are leaders in their respective fields. In 2001, three companies ( Red Wing Business Read More

The (NA)Vision of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 - Part 1


The first week of February 2009 was marked by two notable product launches, from vendors touting their respective simplified, more flexible, and intuitive products as exactly "what the doctor ordered" for the current economic malaise. While the unveiling of SAP Business Suite 7 has caused a flurry of media articles and blog posts like the ones from Ray Wang and Brian Sommer  (and one of mine might

navision library  C/SIDE database . The Navision 3.0 suite then offered natively the following functional modules: Financial management; Distribution; Manufacturing; Customer Relationship Management (CRM ); Service management ; and E-Business solutions. The native functional footprint has largely remained unchanged. For more details on the product, you may want to read Scott Hamilton’s book entitled “Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision. One chapter is reprinted on TEC ’s site here . In Microsoft Read More

Critical Business Functions: Misunderstood, Underutilized, and Undervalued Part Two: Closing the Circle of Credit and A/R Management


Using credit and A/R management as a sales tool requires defining goals and measuring results. Determining the competitive landscape and using A/R management software with key features will help companies realize the full potential of credit and A/R management.

navision library  as a third-party product. Navision (third-party), Great Plains (direct), SouthWare (direct), Solomon (third-party), and Syspro (direct) however, do offer this functionality. Navision's application is by far the most comprehensive. There may be other third-party products that integrate with middle market accounting products, so the best course of action is to ask your vendor or reseller. A/R Management Software If the goals of A/R management are best served by a supporting software application, what Read More

The Relationship between ITIL and Facilities Management


It is an accepted fact that Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is the only consistent and comprehensive documentation of best practices for IT service management. Now, ITIL mentions facilities management in best practices for IT service management. Why? Because facilities have to be intact and operating seamlessly to manage the physical environment where the IT infrastructure is located. Find out more.

navision library  Relationship between ITIL and Facilities Management It is an accepted fact that Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is the only consistent and comprehensive documentation of best practices for IT service management. Now, ITIL mentions facilities management in best practices for IT service management. Why? Because facilities have to be intact and operating seamlessly to manage the physical environment where the IT infrastructure is located. Find out more. Read More

Sales and Operations Planning Part Three: Game Plan Guidelines


Effective game plans lead to improved firm performance and bottom line results. Metrics include reductions in stock-outs, delivery lead-time, missed shipments, partial shipments, expediting efforts, and improvements in customer service. This is an excerpt from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision.

navision library  Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision by Dr. Scott Hamilton. The book provides a simple yet comprehensive explanation of how to use Microsoft Navision in small-to-midsize firms involved in manufacturing and distribution. Describing usage in a wide variety of environments and illustrated with more than fifty case studies, it covers how the entire system fits together to coordinate supply chain activities within the company and with business partners. It explains the integration with E-commerce Read More

Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision


This is a reprint of the summary chapter from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision by Dr. Scott Hamilton.

navision library  Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision Introduction The starting point of the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision is that supply chain management requires effective use of an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Its central theme focuses on using Microsoft Navision for managing supply chain activities in manufacturers and distributors. Its target audience includes those individuals implementing or considering Microsoft Navision as their ERP system. The book addresses Read More

Microsoft


Microsoft Business Solutions (NASDAQ: MSFT), which includes the businesses of Great Plains, Microsoft bCentral, and Navision a/s, offers a range of business applications for small and mid-market businesses. Microsoft Business Solutions applications can help automate end-to-end business processes across the following areas. Financials Distribution Project accounting Electronic commerce Human resources (HR) and payroll Manufacturing Supply chain management (SCM) Business intelligence (BI) Sales and marketing management Customer service and support

navision library  Plains, Microsoft bCentral, and Navision a/s, offers a range of business applications for small and mid-market businesses. Microsoft Business Solutions applications can help automate end-to-end business processes across the following areas. Financials Distribution Project accounting Electronic commerce Human resources (HR) and payroll Manufacturing Supply chain management (SCM) Business intelligence (BI) Sales and marketing management Customer service and support Read More

Stand Out in the Crowd


It pays to clearly and compellingly differentiate your products from those of your competitors. How will Microsoft Business Solutions differentiate its products from Best Software's?

navision library  Plains , Solomon , Navision , and FRx Software. Several months ago, MBS launched a substantial print advertising campaign. One- and two- page ads promote the following benefit: MBS products gives you the insight you need to make smarter decisions. This statement defines a clear, succinct market position. Well done, MBS—except for one thing. The position is almost identical to MBS's leading competitor, Best Software , which has occupied the insight position for nearly two years and has developed Read More

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navision library  back when it was Navision is something Microsoft itself may not officially highlight, but it's a detail that should probably be considered by today’s buyers.  In general, Microsoft partners who have a past history with the Dynamics NAV solution prior to the acquisition have a higher caliber of product expertise than many competitors which have built their channel primarily on a “pay to play” business model. Even so, the typical buyer of ERP may not be aware of Navision’s history demanding that Read More

Enterprise Applications through Personalized Assembly


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ounded in 1999, Young & Partners has always been focusing on the development of Back Office solutions for Logistic Service Providers (LSP). The Base for this development was Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly known as Navision). This offers us and our customers the big advantage of an extensive standard functionality, combined with a flexible development environment. Employees with a history in logistic companies on one side, our many years' experience in software development on the other side has resulted in Young & Partners becoming the one-stop-shop for every Logistic Service Provider looking to automate their back office. As a market leader in integrated solutions for the logistic sector we offer companywide implementations for every kind of logistics. Besides standard road transport, NaviTrans also offers extended functionality for multi-modal transport, Public Warehousing, multi-depot, forwarding, etc. Country borders being of minor importance for logistics companies, Young & Partners offers its solutions to (future) customers on an international level through a network of certified resellers with local support.

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