Dynamics Blog

Welcome to the Dynamics Blog hosted by the professionals at Armanino. This blog is about anything that may be helpful to others regarding Microsoft Dynamics' software. The topics can be anything from Microsoft Dynamics GP, AX, CRM, SharePoint, MAS 90/200, .NET development, accounting, compliance and more.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

#6 Reason Life Science Companies Need an ERP: Action-Driven ERP Metrics

Reason #6 from | THE GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES RACE IS ON! 14 Critical Hurdles to Clear on the Way to the Finish Line: ACTION-DRIVEN METRICS Data reporting enables early recognition of issues, trends, scrap and back orders, and reduces a medical device manufacturer’s (or life science company’s) exposure and potential lost revenue. With ERPs such …

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Replacing QAD with Dynamics AX: Top 5 Reasons Why

Is your team considering retiring your legacy QAD system? The support for many QAD systems is being eliminated, which puts companies utilizing those systems in the position of replacing QAD and re-evaluating their ERP to find one that can accommodate growing needs. Support for one of your key business applications is something no business can …

Thursday, November 5, 2015

#5 Reason Life Science Companies Need an ERP: Ease of Product Traceability

Reason #5 from | THE GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES RACE IS ON! 14 Critical Hurdles to Clear on the Way to the Finish Line: EASE OF PRODUCT TRACEABILITY   Responding quickly to any adverse material issue or processing event is extremely important in the life science industry. Identifying the amount of exposure for a component/batch of …

Thursday, September 3, 2015

#4 Reason Life Science Companies Need an ERP: Sterilization Attribute Management

Reason #4 from | THE GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES RACE IS ON! 14 Critical Hurdles to Clear on the Way to the Finish Line: STERILIZATION ATTRIBUTE MANAGEMENT While not all medical devices undergo sterilization, being able to track sterilization information for items/batches that do is critical. This can be easily achieved using the functions within ERP, …

Thursday, August 6, 2015

#3 Reason Life Science Companies Need an ERP: Complaint Handling

Reason #3 from | THE GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES RACE IS ON! 14 Critical Hurdles to Clear on the Way to the Finish Line: COMPLAINT HANDLING Tracking of field data (product performance/complaints) is essential to understanding what your customer is experiencing. Additionally, you need to have the capability to monitor “new device post-market surveillance” to understand …

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

#1 Reason Life Science Companies Need an ERP: NCR & CAPA Compliance

 Reason #1 from THE GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES RACE IS ON! 14 Critical Hurdles to Clear on the Way to the Finish Line: CORRECTIVE AND PREVENTIVE ACTION (CAPA) & NONCONFORMANCE REPORTING (NCR) “The purpose of the corrective and preventive action subsystem is to collect information, analyze information, identify and investigate product and quality problems, and take …