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.

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 …

Friday, November 6, 2015

Webinar: What You Need to Know Before Starting an ERP Implementation Project

Considering a new ERP implementation for 2016? Register for our on-demand webinar What You Need to Know Before Starting an ERP Project. Avoid common mistakes and start your project off right. Hosted by Eric Kimberling, Managing Partner of Panorama, and Tim Hourigan, ERP Consulting Partner at Armanino, this webinar will highlight takeaways from Panorama’s 2015 ERP …

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

#2 Reason Life Science Companies Need an ERP: Supplier Quality

Reason #2 from | THE GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES RACE IS ON! 14 Critical Hurdles to Clear on the Way to the Finish Line: SUPPLIER QUALITY Tracking the quality of supplier goods is important for any industry – but it’s absolutely critical for life science companies. Suppliers who can’t meet delivery dates or who provide poor …

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Is Now the Time for an ERP Upgrade?

We’ve been running into a number of companies looking to move from Avante, a legacy ERP from Epicor that was popular with technology manufacturers in years past. Most are already looking to upgrade or will start looking within the next year. Admittedly, an ERP upgrade and implementation are no small matter and companies tend put …

Monday, April 21, 2014

Upsides and Downsides of 4 Common ERP Implementation Strategies

Managing a client’s appetite for customizing the standard product (Dynamics AX in this case) can be extremely challenging for a project manager, whether they’re part of an implementation team or work in-house. However, if the customization processes aren’t carefully managed, it can be like the proverbial Dutch boy putting his finger on the leak in …

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Dynamics Hosting – Interactive Video

Have you moved your ERP system to the cloud yet? Dynamics hosting frees you from many of the headaches associated with running your system on-premise. There are benefits associated with security, scalability, operating costs, and IT operations. As it turns out, people generally understand some of these benefits but still have some concerns. To help …

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Selecting your ERP Implementation Core Team – Part 3 of 3

Part III – Case Study of a Successful Implementation Core Team Read Part I and Part II In the last two project management blog posts, I’ve focused on the key attributes for Implementation Core Team members.  Today, I’ll share with you the great strides an organization can make with that team is carefully selected and …

Friday, June 7, 2013

Selecting your ERP Implementation Core Team – Part 2 of 3

Part II – Empowering Your Implementation Core Team for Success In my last project management post, I reviewed the importance of devoting time and energy to selecting the right Implementation Core Team members.  They can make or break the process of ERP implementation and adoption at your company, so it’s worth your while to focus …

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Selecting your ERP Implementation Core Team – Part 1 of 3

It seems like there is always one more item that is the “most important thing” about successfully implementing an ERP solution. The decision to implement a state-of-the-art ERP software solution such as Microsoft Dynamics AX is the tip of a large implementation iceberg that has just floated in front of the company ship.  On this …

Thursday, December 1, 2011

QuickBooks Online vs. myGPCloud

We just published this comparison between QuickBooks Online and myGPcloud. Check it out. Click here. As a simple starter package, QuickBooks Online (QBOL) is generally considered the easiest accounting software to implement for someone without an accounting background. myGPcloud, a true online ERP accounting software package, can really take companies to the next level. If …

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