Benefits of ERP

6 Manufacturing Problems ERP Solves

6 Manufacturing Problems ERP Solves Manufacturers face various challenges every single day. The challenges may vary from one manufacturer to another. However, there are common problems facing all the manufacturers alike. Some of these issues can be addressed using personalized company policies or well-designed SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)  while others can be addressed by implementing […]

Acumatica Development

Acumatica Cloud xRP Virtual Summit

We are a little late announcing this Virtual Developer Conference but there is still time to join.   Best of all it’s free!   If you have any interest in learning why our development team, customers and consultants love Acumatica then attend and find out why. Day 1: Wed, June 21, 2017 @ 10:00am – […]

Benefits of ERP

How to Calculate ROI for ERP

Manufacturers and distribution companies have a lot to juggle: from tracking inventory and operations to communicating with their vendors and buyers. Which is why so many supply chain companies turn to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software to assist them with their day-to-day operations as well as special projects. Some of them could be making one […]

Dynamics 365 for Financials

Dynamics 365 for Financials Has A New Name

Dynamics 365 for Financials once known as “Project Madiera” gets a new name starting 07/01/2017; the software will be called “Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Business Edition” to better reflect its capabilities. Whatever the name, I am excited to share the functionality of the software to help SMB’s solve supply chain issues through the use of an ERP that will have the full capabilities of NAV in October.

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Upgrading ERP software

Webinar: Manage Changes to Sales Tax on Services

ERPVAR and Avalara will be hosting a webinar on everything you need to know about changes coming to Sales Tax on Services. The webinar will go over the:

  1. Where: what places are being affected by these changes,
  2. What: what those changes are and how they will affect your business,
  3. Why: why there is sales tax on services and what methods states use to tax services.

The webinar will be on May 23 at 11am PT/2pm ET. To learn more information about the webinar, go to their webinar page.

Register for the webinar to save your seat!

Date: Tuesday, May 23

Time: 11 am PT/2 pm ET

Location: Your desk!

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5 ERP Myths

5 ERP Myths You Believe, pt. 2

Is your business considering implementing an ERP solution, but are hesitant due to hearing some ERP horror stories. What if I told you that they may not even be true? In the first part of Top 5 myths about ERP, I talked about the purpose, affordability, and customization of ERP. In part two, we will be discussing two more myths about ERP.

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5 ERP Myths

5 ERP Myths You Believe, pt. 1

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a trusted business tool companies use to monitor and facilitate operations and, in turn, increase revenue. Unfortunately, notoriety is often followed by false hearsay. In this 2-part article, we will be talking about 5 common myths about ERP that some organizations believe.

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5S implementation tips

Starting your 5S Implementation, pt. 3

This third installment will draw a close to our series on 5S implementation tips and tricks. If you haven’t already, take the time to read it from the beginning starting with part 1 and continue with part 2 to learn how to complete a fast, efficient and (most importantly) successful implementation of 5S, a lean business methodology.

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5S implementation tips

Starting your 5S Implementation, pt. 2

This is part 2 of a series on 5S implementation tips to help your business get started. You might recall in part one, we talked about how to get everyone on board and on the same page as well as how to set reasonable goals and expectations for the implementation of 5S. This article will discuss 2 more tips that will help ensure a fast and successful implementation.

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Dynamics NAV to Dynamics 365 for Financials

Dynamics 365 for Financials Functionality

Overdue Announcement Made: Dynamics 365 for Financials will  have the full functionality of Dynamics NAV

Updated 05/25/2017: If you have been a follower of our blogs about Dynamics NAV, then you will have noticed our almost year long silence about the software. Clients First Texas specializes in helping manufacturers, MRO’s and Service Companies  with ERP software.  Because Dynamics 365 for financials only contained a subset of Dynamics NAV functionality, we did not think that Dynamics for Financials would be a good fit for our clientele.  Our stance on this has changed as Dynamics 365 for Financials will have “full NAV” functionality by the end of the year.  At Directions Asia held in March 2017, Microsoft announced that Dynamics 365 for Financials will have the same code base, and be the same product but will be offered in a SaaS model.  Oct 1, 2017. Read more