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How to get more data with Microsoft Dynamics and the Cloud?


More and more, we hear about organizations planning to automate or migrate old reports to the new Financial Report Writer. “Better enablement with visibility” is the number one need identified by businesspeople when it comes to how they get and use information. Visibility means getting the right information into the hands of the right people at the right time. The right information is relevant and accurate. The right people are those who know what to do next. The right time is whenever they need it. That’s the process of accounting software enablement.

Workflow automation helps you streamline key tasks and boost operational efficiencies while freeing your people to pursue their core competencies. Intuitive customization and seamless integration with your existing IT infrastructure help reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) and can extend the value of your IT investments. Microsoft Dynamics works the way you do.

What is the Intelligent Cloud?

While Business Central is a cloud-first service, we Microsoft now continues to ensure that customers that need to run their workloads on premises or on the intelligent edge connected to the cloud, can do so. With Dynamics 365 Business Central, once the customer signs up for the service in the cloud, they have the option to deploy it locally to their own choice of hardware. While they are running on their own hardware, the customer will have a tenant in the cloud, and the data from the customers hardware will be replicated to the cloud for Intelligent Cloud scenarios.

We welcome these customers running their workloads on Dynamics GP, and Dynamics SL into Dynamics 365 Business Central. This is done through the same Intelligent Cloud/Intelligent Edge scenarios as for Business Central on premise. Each GP, or SL tenant will have a business Central cloud tenant they can synchronize their data to. When they use this, we invoke our Intelligent Cloud scenarios of Machines Learning, Power BI, Flow and others to drive suggested actions.  This helps the customer understand further the value of Business Central and over time, while Microsoft continues to support their GP, and SL deployments, these customers can choose when they want to transition to Dynamics 365 Business Central, as a perfect match for their businesses.  Dynamics GP and Dynamics SL will continue to receive product improvements and updates, but the most benefit to these customers comes from upgrading to Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Get started quickly with a familiar, role-based solution.

Give people a solution they’ll want to use, and help your business thrive. Designed to work like and with Microsoft® Office products, such as Microsoft Outlook®, Microsoft Excel®, or Microsoft Word, Microsoft Dynamics SL helps reduce training time and costs. People can get started right away using role-based menus, activity panes, and quick lists that make it easy to prioritize tasks. Enhanced search features let you find what you need by simply typing a few words and provide a history of recently viewed reports and screens.

Tailor the solution to meet your needs.

The fact is that no two businesses are alike. Microsoft Dynamics GP offers out-of-the-box functionality to meet your unique business and industry-specific needs—complete with built-in customization tools that make it flexible and easy to adapt without extensive development work. You can also integrate multiple data sources and applications using web services and the Microsoft .NET Framework.

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Accountnet helps companies get up and running with Microsoft Dynamics. We don’t just install and configure the software – we train your accounting staff to use it to create the reports they need, so they can analyze data as needed. Our solutions give both technical and non-technical employees the information they need to do their jobs well — wherever they are, in whatever application they choose to use. Take the next step towards growth with Microsoft Dynamics 365, GP and SL in the cloud or on your servers—the choice is yours. Contact us at Accountnet to learn more. Call 212-DYNAMICS or 212-244-9009.

How Financial Reporting with Microsoft Dynamics enables a successful Audit?


One of the best defenses against business setbacks, and an important driver of business performance, is having an up-to-date accounting system that minimizes risk and enables the creation and preservation of value. Successful organizations know how to take advantage of opportunities and counter potential flaws and therefore improve their performance, in many instances through effective application of controls. With a business solution from Microsoft Dynamics, whether in the cloud or on your servers, you are able to better manage your financials:

  • Support your business goals and growth ambitions real time currency and consolidation tracking, with Solver software.
  • Effectively manage finances with powerful business applications that are quick to deploy, like Workflow, easy to use and can enable more growth for your business needs.
  • Grow efficiently — use SQL technology to reduce costs and really enable your data access to track more data from other systems.
  • Safeguard your business by setting up role-based security to keep your data protected and be prepared for the unexpected so your business never misses a beat.
  • Do business anywhere — get the benefits of more mobilization with access to dashboards and information and have them work together wherever you are located.
  • SmartLists provide a readily available and easy way to create ad-hoc reports and queries into the accounting system data without knowing more advanced reporting tools.
  • Check out this video to learn more about getting started with Dynamics

Microsoft Dynamics GP and Teams
The move to the cloud is just part and parcel of the revolution happening in business today, with more flexible ways of sharing information and the ability to visualize and interact with data in real time from virtually anywhere. Microsoft Dynamics in the cloud can have your team sharing, connecting and reporting regardless of where they need to work, with security-enhanced access via a web browser.

Only Microsoft offers a complete platform with the flexibility to deliver the solutions you need, from server to cloud, desktop to mobile devices. The Microsoft cloud, along with Power BI, gives businesses a connected platform that helps automate their core processes and lets them grow their operations efficiently by enabling better reporting with Solver. Since its introduction, Microsoft Dynamics GP has become one piece of a total business solution that helps organizations focus less on their infrastructure and more on their strategic needs. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Accountnet helps companies get up and running with Microsoft Dynamics. We don’t just install and configure the software — we also train your accounting staff to use it to create the reports they need so they can analyze data as needed. Our solutions provide accounting personnel the information they need to do their jobs well — wherever they are, in whatever application they choose to use. Take the next step toward growth with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central in the cloud or on your servers — the choice is yours. Contact us at Accountnet to learn more, 212-244-9009 or visit www.accountnet.com!


How can Financial Reporting and Budgeting with Solver enable greater Controls?

One of the best defenses against business setbacks, and an important driver of business performance, is having an up-to-date accounting system that minimizes risk and enables the creation and preservation of value. Successful organizations know how to take advantage of opportunities and counter potential flaws and therefore improve their performance, in many instances through effective application of controls.

With better Financial Reporting, Budgeting and Forecasting that can connect to any data source with any data source

  • Support your business goals and growth ambitions real time currency and consolidation tracking.
  • Effectively manage finances with powerful business applications that are quick to deploy, like Workflow, easy to use and can enable more growth for your business needs.
  • Grow efficiently —reduce costs and really enable your data access to track more data from other systems.
  • Safeguard your business by setting up role-based security to keep your data protected and be prepared for the unexpected so your business never misses a beat.
  • Do business anywhere — get the benefits of more mobilization, which can access dashboards and information and work together wherever you are located.

Budget, Forecast, and Model with Diverse Data Types

A combination of automated budgeting and forecasting capabilities gives business leaders a comprehensive planning tool for future investments, cost control, reporting and analysis.

A modern budgeting solution not only provides process automation, time savings and more accuracy, but it also helps manage your financial expectations for future periods. The latest forecasting technology allows you to estimate your financial outcomes based on past data on a weekly, monthly or annual basis. These aspects of financial planning provide critical insights and competitive advantages for your company.

With the budgeting module in the Solver CPM Software Suite, you can manage budgets all in one place, create detailed reports and automate financial forecasts while presenting them in visual graphs and dashboards that you can share with the team. These features integrate with the rest of Solver’s solution to reimagine the way you manage your company’s finances.

Solver offers a complete platform with the flexibility to deliver the solutions you need, from server to cloud, desktop to mobile devices. Along with Power BI, it can enable a connected platform that helps automate core processes to grow operations efficiently by enabling better reporting. It does not matter what accounting software you use, since Solver has become one piece of a total business solution that helps organizations focus less on their infrastructure and more on their strategic needs.

As a Certified Partner, Accountnet helps companies get up and running with Solver. We don’t just install and configure the software — we also train your staff to use it to create the reports they need so they can analyze data as needed. Take the next step toward growth in the cloud visit Accountnet to learn more! www.accountnet.com  

How does Microsoft Dynamics Reporting Enable Accountability Today?


Dynamics GP is a complete solution for small to medium sized businesses. Dynamics GP helps you gain control over your primary business drivers. From financials to reporting and E Banking -Dynamics brings people and systems together to support your business ambitions.

Dynamics GP or Dynamics SL can provide you the power to choose how you want to utilize cloud technologies. You can deploy in the Microsoft cloud on Microsoft Azure in either a public or private setting. If you aren’t ready to fully go to the cloud you can do a hybrid. This flexibility gives you choices now and into the future. Azure gives you the flexibility and enterprise-class security, reliability and scalability.

Whether you are considering purchasing any Dynamics Products with new functionality, this guide provides an overview of the product modules available grouped by the function.

Power BI reports can be added to home pages  – a  new web part has been added to Home Pages that allow users to easily add Power BI Reports to your workspace. To display a report, check the Power BI box, and then click the blue arrow to go into the Power BI Details window. This window will show you the available reports that you can add to your Home Page. Once you’ve added reports -you will have a Power BI section added to the home page. You can scroll through the available reports or you can expand the size of the window to be larger or smaller as needed.

Dynamics Products work with Office and Dynamics 365 to extend the value of your business solution with enhanced productivity, collaboration, mobility and business intelligence. Dynamics utilizes functionality to you give you more value such as sending document to SharePoint or OneDrive, word documents, refreshable excel reports, Smart Lists or Quick Query reports. You can also Configure Microsoft Dynamics SL Multi-Company to operate with several companies in a single database, multiple databases, or both. Bring your businesses together — whether centralized or decentralized and geographically disbursed — while automating time consuming and error prone tasks.

Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Dynamics 365 Business Central, support services are available today and can begin with a Cloud Review that provides you with a determination of consulting services to help with your Dynamics Business Central  implementation. We can begin with an Financial reporting process and requirements document – which is an Extended Relationship Analysis (ERA) onsite visit or conference call. The implementation cycle is a must for New Services to begin.

More Payables and Better Procure to pay process (purchasing, receiving, invoice receipt, payment). Cloud provisioning begins with a documentation and recommendations outlining the Dynamics  components needed, as well as any extensions that are available. Dynamics 365 Business Central is widely used for Multiple Language and or Currency tracking.

Accountnet works with clients to assist with the planning, integration, training and ongoing support for their Microsoft Dynamics. With new reporting options and the latest Microsoft technology, your firm can stay current in today’s competitive environment. Investing in Cloud  technology can result in significant benefits, including audit compliance and the fulfillment of your IT and cloud strategy. Move forward today with the Accountnet Cloud team @ 212-Dynamics or visit www.microsoftfinancialsoftware.com

How Can Microsoft Dynamics GP Promote Business Growth?


By standardizing on one accounting platform with integrated business and financial services components, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 can help your company drive out the inefficiencies of managing disparate systems. They now spend less time on maintenance, and the need for training to support multiple systems has diminished, freeing up IT resources for more strategic IT development projects. This drive towards a single system provides operational efficiencies through standardization plus economies of scale that were previously unachievable.

The most important aspects are the finance and accounting functions and Microsoft Dynamics can help shape and improve the workings of the business, and finance leaders must make sure that their staffs are able to maximize contributions to the security and growth of the business. Microsoft Dynamics GP software gives these departments the tools they need to connect and manage your entire business with the insight you need to make smart decisions.

As the business evolves, so, too, do the roles for CFOs and their finance units. When asked which areas are most important for increasing finance officers’ contributions to their companies’ success, respondents chose a deeper external knowledge of industries and markets (35%), as well as a stronger understanding of their own businesses (34%), ranking them as highly as they do sophisticated analytical skills (35%) and better technical skills (33%). Respondents rank these development areas just as highly for finance staff members. These types of skills are becoming increasingly important in a world where a large company’s resources must be channeled into its most solidly grounded businesses.

Why do more users enable Microsoft Dynamics GP in the Cloud:

  • Minimized Initial Investment. Lower startup costs by avoiding upfront hardware and software purchases.
     
  • Means to Deploy Faster and Realize ROI Sooner. Faster deployment options enable organizations to begin realizing the business benefits earlier, resulting in a rapid payback and a greater return on investment.
     
  • Reduced Dependence on Internal IT Resources. Enable your internal IT staff so they can focus on other tasks that provide more value to your organization.
     
  • Increased Business Agility. With a Microsoft SaaS solution, you can scale as needed and make changes on demand. Whether it is as simple as adding a new user to your system or adding another line of business regionally or globally, the Microsoft Cloud can help you quickly meet your businesses growth objectives.
     
  • Ability to Deploy Microsoft Dynamics in Your Industry. Dynamics GP allows management to get a better grasp with financial reporting and integration with other systems.  Microsoft Dynamics tools drive insights that help you and your team make forward-thinking decisions for better business results. Plus, you get the local support afforded by Accountnet, whose solution specialists with industry expertise help you price, implement, and scale your system over time, for maximum performance and efficiency.

Gain breakthrough insight into business performance and profitability, provide an integrated view of risk exposure, monetize market data, deliver on regulatory compliance requirements, and capitalize on the Internet of Things. Microsoft solutions encompass enterprise data management, analytics, pervasive business insight, dynamic user visualization, and self-service access for business users.

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Accountnet helps companies get up and running with Microsoft Dynamics. We don’t just install and configure the software – we train your accounting staff to use it to create the reports they need, so they can analyze data as needed. Our solutions give both technical and non-technical employees the information they need to do their jobs well — wherever they are, in whatever application they choose to use. Take the next step towards growth with Microsoft Dynamics GP in the cloud or on your servers—the choice is yours. Visit  www.accountnet.com to learn more.

Gain Simplicity, Agility and Value with Microsoft Dynamics


Microsoft Dynamics is designed to empower your people to be more productive and your systems to last longer, with the ability to scale to accommodate growth while delivering the insight you need to respond quickly in the ever-changing world of business.

Simple to Learn and Use

Simplicity is at the core of Microsoft Dynamics GP. As a business solution from Microsoft, it is easy to learn and use because it works like and with other familiar Microsoft technologies, such as Microsoft Office. And Microsoft Dynamics GP works the way you work, so it’s easier for you and your employees to make better decisions and get more done. Simplicity is built into every aspect of your experience—from initial purchase and deployment to ongoing maintenance and upgrades.

Delivers Agility in the Face of Rapid Change

Today’s business landscape is changing at an ever-increasing pace. To stay ahead, you need a business management solution that is designed to help you meet evolving demands. Microsoft Dynamics Family of products  delivers the agility you need to adapt to new business processes and extend functionality quickly, making it easier to enter new markets, add capabilities, or reallocate existing investments. In addition, SaaS and cloud-based hosting for Microsoft Dynamics GP gives you the flexibility to expand or contract as business conditions change.

Dynamics Drives Value for Your Business

With Microsoft Dynamics GP, it can help deliver value to your business in three important ways:

  • First, you can increase your return on investment as you boost productivity and create new ways to control expenses, helping to drive profitability.
  • Second, Microsoft Dynamics GP offers interoperability with the other technologies, like Office 365 to help lower your total cost of ownership.
  • Finally, you can achieve maximum benefit from your technology investment through improved time to value, especially when you don’t want or need an extensive IT infrastructure. 

More and more accounting users are choosing Microsoft and its technology, Accountnet can get you up and running quickly with tools to accelerate installation, set up and extend core functionality, and migrate data from your legacy systems.   Use Power BI for KPI’s and dashboards!

And there’s more. Microsoft Dynamics solutions are backed by a commitment from Microsoft combined with an ongoing investment in research and development—so you can grow your business with confidence, knowing that your business management solution can keep up with your ambition.

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Accountnet helps companies get up and running with Microsoft Dynamics. We don’t just install and configure the software—we train your accounting staff to use it to create the reports – so they can analyze data as needed. Our solutions give both technical and non-technical employees the information required to do their jobs well—wherever they are, in whatever application they choose to use. Take the next step toward growth with Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or GP to gain simplicity, and value with Microsoft Dynamics. Contact us at Accountnet to learn more. 212-244-9009. Visit: www.accountnet.com