Top Ten ERP Cloud Blog Posts for 2019

What topics were the most popular with ERP Cloud Blog readers in 2019? Take a look:

  1. 29 Exciting New Features and Enhancements in Acumatica 2019 R1 with 18 Video Overview Clips by CAL Business Solutions 

Acumatica 2019 R1 was released on March 19th and it includes 29 new features and usability enhancements divided into three areas: Platform Usability, General Business Application Enhancements, and Industry Specific Enhancements. This article gives a concise look at what each one of these features are and gives direct links to videos where you learn even more. It also categorizes these improvements into specific areas so that you can gain a quick and easy understanding of how these features can help your company.

  1. MRP In Dynamics 365 Business Central by Robert Jolliffe, Sabre Limited

MRP has a long and storied history within ERP. Most Cloud ERP systems actually grew more out of a CRM and Accounting blend background than the MRP and Accounting origins of the 90's and 2000's ERP systems. However this is not so of Microsoft's new Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud ERP.  Business Central's pedigree traces its roots directly to Navision, a late 80's ERP system out of Europe that has incorporated Accounting and MRP functionality for over 30 years. This post covers in what areas Microsoft has recently increased its investment into this product.

  1. Top Warehouse Management Systems for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central by Robert Jolliffe, Sabre Limited

Microsoft Dynamics products are built in such a way that add-on products and capabilities can expand and enhance each customers' experience. There isn't any official Microsoft mobile scanner software product, but the system has all the underpinning and architecture to handle very complex requirements.  Many companies reap huge benefits moving from a spreadsheet-based system to the out of the box Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central warehousing by itself. That said, sometimes users need to interface with barcode enabled mobile devices. Any serious investigation into barcode warehousing solutions for Dynamics 365 Business Central should consider the products written about here.

  1. Sage Intacct’s Custom Report Writer Is A Game Changer by Greg Montique, Alta Vista Technology

Perhaps the most sought-after addition to Sage Intacct is the Interactive Custom Report Writer. One of the major additions to Sage Intacct in the final update of 2018, this module gives you full access to make virtually any report you can think of. Sage Intacct also gives a run-time license option if you don’t want to form the reports yourself. Here in this article, we show how versatile this module is and how much time it can save you day-to-day.

  1. How to Calculate the Total Cost of Ownership for Legacy vs Cloud ERP – TCO Calculator by CAL Business Solutions

If you are currently using a legacy ERP system you are probably paying a substantial amount of money to maintain it. It might even be about the same as if you just replaced it. But you are not getting the benefits of a modern ERP system. What would be the total cost of a new ERP system including its full implementation, training, upgrades and other ongoing costs? This blog covers 4 areas that a company needs to calculate for when replacing a legacy ERP system with Cloud ERP.

  1. 5 Reasons I Felt the Energy at Acumatica Summit 2019 by CAL Business Solutions

This article was written by George Mackiewicz at CAL Business Solutions and is about his experience at Acumatica Summit 2019. After 30+ years in the ERP industry, he made it clear that it’s tough to impress him. But at Acumatica Summit, not only him but his entire team and many other Partners were blown away by what they felt and saw. The theme of Acumatica Summit 2019 was Collaborate, Innovate, Accelerate. Everyone truly felt that that accurately describes Acumatica. The excitement they felt at the conference confirmed to them that they made the right choice partnering with Acumatica.

  1. Sage Intacct vs. NetSuite: How Do They Stack Up? by Greg Montique, Alta Vista Technology

Sage Intacct vs NetSuite are two accounting and ERP systems vying for the top spot in the ERP space, both throwing out fancy stats to try and prove their points. There have been many claims, counter-claims, and half-truths thrown around so we thought we would clear up the mess a little bit. So which architecture truly delivers the maximum amounts of functionality, business agility, and cost-effectiveness? Here we break it down for you.

  1. Training For Dynamics 365 For Finance And Operations And Business Central by Clients First

Do you fear the thought of receiving training? Many do. However, to maximize your investment, it’s important to consider on-going training for Dynamics 365 in addition to your initial implementation. This will help continue to increase your staff’s productivity over time. You may have a turnover in staff, beginners who are ready for more advanced training, or you may implement more features. You also might add companies and lines of business, or add-on solutions from AppSource. As Microsoft Dynamics consultants, we get questions about what training resources are available for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations and Business Central. In this post, we answer those questions so that you can feel less apprehensive about the training you might need.

  1. Comparison of PCS, PCP and SaaS Licensing Options for Acumatica Cloud ERP by CAL Business Solutions

You may have received a price quote for Acumatica Cloud ERP recently. You might see licensing referred to as PCS, PCP or SaaS. But what does that mean? And what are the differences between them? Here is a brief comparison of PCS, PCP, and SaaS licensing so you can determine which is right for your business.

  1. Product Configurators for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central by Robert Jolliffe, Sabre Limited

After just 8 months of being available as a fully capable manufacturing ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central integrated 4 new product configurator products. These are Experlogix, e-Con CPQ, Insightworks Configurator, and SimCrest Product Configurator. In this blog, we’ve broken down the product configurators that are available for Dynamics 365 Business Central to give you an idea of what to expect from each of the options.

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1 thought on “Top Ten ERP Cloud Blog Posts for 2019”

  1. I enjoyed reading this article! Whether your business is large or small, there are several benefits of ERP software your company could gain. Enterprise resource planning software (ERP) is a suite of customizable applications that allow businesses to integrate and manage their most important processes.

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