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MBS' current strategy of letting extension functionality proliferate spontaneously largely resembles the current development practice of the open source

navision winnipeg  MBS Solomon , MBS Navision , or MBS Axapta . MBS may contend that this has always been a Great Plains only play, and thus, because the product is built on Dexterity it is the tightest solution possible and there are no plans to extend it to the other ERP solutions at this stage. In fact, there will even be a sort of an internal competition, given that MBS already has a partnership with Serenic Software , whose Navigator product is a nonprofit and public sector accounting add-on to MBS Navision. Hence,

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Microsoft to Add "Encore" Functionality to MBS Great Plains 8.0 Part One: Event Summary


By adding nonprofit and public sector accounting capabilities to the forthcoming MBS Great Plains 8.0 release via acquiring a former independent software vendor (ISV) partner Encore Business Solutions, Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) may find a way to counteract its archrival Best Software's superiority in the target market.

navision winnipeg  MBS Great Plains, MBS Navision , MBS Solomon , Microsoft CRM , and related services. The main takeaway 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 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. To that end, mainly incremental 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 winnipeg  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

Microsoft’s Underlying Platform Parts for Enterprise Applications: Somewhat Explained - Part 1


I can partly understand analysts’ temptation to beat up on Microsoft’s forays into the enterprise applications space. To be fair, "the empire" has had its share of strategic and tactical miscues, as if it had wanted to give these naysayers some ammunition. For one, many analysts and market observers first criticized the giant for not having a unified enterprise resource planning (ERP) product line

navision winnipeg  Great Plains Software and Navision Software a/s . Today, we are talking about the following four Microsoft Dynamics ERP product lines: Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains ) [ evaluate this product ]; Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision ) [ evaluate this product ]; Microsoft Dynamics SL (formerly Solomon ) [ evaluate this product ] ; and Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta ) [ evaluate this product ] . Additionally, in the early 2000s, Microsoft developed its own customer relationship Read More

Vendors Harness Excel (and Office) to Win the Lower-end of Business Intelligence Market


Small and medium businesses wanting the benefits of business intelligence (BI) without having to implement a large enterprise system may find a viable option in Excel-based BI and analytics tools that leverage add-in applications from vendors.

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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

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Conviction is the Intangible in a Successful Positioning Process


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