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Dynamics365 – Obstacles and Opportunity for Improving Inventory Execution

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Expanded Choice Can Increase Confusion The various announcements from Microsoft to both the broader market and their partner channel in regard to the Dynamics365 products clearly raise a lot of questions in a wide range of areas. Should existing users migrate to new products? What products should new users select? If the focus is on a specific business challenge like …

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Cost or Confidence? Which controls your decision making?

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How would you answer the question, “How important is the quality of your vendors’ or customers’ performance to the success of your business?” You would probably respond, “It is very important.” Right? Not a highly scientific survey… but an honest one. Quality matters. For everyone. So, and here is the age-old question, what is it about quality that matters? I …

DynamicsGP 2015 Enhancements Project Introduces Capabilities

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Rolling out code upgrades to ensure compatibility with the most recent Microsoft DynamicsGP 2015 release is always a big project for our team. We anticipate this project well ahead of time as the Microsoft roadmap provides plenty of notice that a new version of DynamicsGP is coming. Once we have their released code, we begin our final processes for releasing …

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11 Best Practices for Maximizing Your Time at Microsoft Convergence 2015

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This year we have recognized that organizations are primed to grow, but struggle with scalability (Read our GP Optimizer article: Great Growth. Can you Scale?). This is particularly in the face of extra regulatory challenges, opportunities and production challenges. The need to improve is not new… nor is the effort to find matching solutions to help solve business problems. We …

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Quality Essentials Suite New Code is Released

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We are pleased to announce our release of version 2.11.01.049 of Quality Essentials Suite (QES) – free trial here. QES has revolutionized the accessibility to quality management software solutions with products that significantly ease the risks and costs of conformance to regulatory requirements in any sector. For those in high-risk industries, such as chemicals, plastics, oils, recycling or other forms …

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How to Jump from Idea to Action

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It often seems like the world is full of good ideas. But the timing of talking about or hearing good ideas, and being able to apply them, often do not align. When that happens don’t you wish those good ideas came with simple directions that you and your team could act on when you are ready? I know I really …

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Quality As a Journey: Committed to Seeing It Through

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When continuing the quality journey through to the end, as discussed in this Part 4 of “What is Quality?” series, it is important to remember every journey reaches its destination because of commitment. Commitment is required from everyone on the team, most significantly by senior management. History proves that when senior leadership is not committed and the going gets tough, …

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Quality as a Destination: The Story Continues

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As we continue our in-depth review of why quality matters, we take a deeper look at quality as a destination. This is Part 3 in our “What Is Quality?” series. We are picking up this conversation with a question for you… does your organization have obvious outside influences affecting your quality function? If so, these can make your destination and the …