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Tracking and Reporting Projects using Office 365 and Project Online

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  1. Auditing Changes in Dynamics GP-Blog Header
    Microsoft Dynamics GP

    Choosing the Right Tools for Auditing Activity Inside Dynamics GP

    Change… It is something that every organization faces.  Whether it is the change of a business process, change of personnel, change of a software solution or change of data within a software.  Some types of change are more complex than others, but even something as simple as the changing of data within a system can…

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  2. Finding the right columns for your everyday Smartlists in Dynamics GP - Blog Header
    Microsoft Dynamics GP

    Finding the right columns for your everyday Smartlists in Dynamics GP

    We all know how powerful Dynamics GP Smartlists are but sometimes it can be hard to find the right columns/fields to build them out with additional information that we need. One that comes up quite a bit, is the Batch ID associated with posted account transactions. When you add the Batch Number column to the…

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  3. Reconciling Inventory to the GL in Dynamics GP
    ERP, Microsoft Dynamics GP

    Reconciling Inventory to the GL in Dynamics GP

    There are multiple ways to reconcile sub-ledgers to the GL in Dynamics GP, the Reconcile to GL routine being one of my favorite, but there can be times when you’re still stumped wondering what happened? I had a client recently face this situation. They ticked and tied every transaction to the GL, but their Inventory…

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  4. Track Rollup Work Hours SharePoint
    SharePoint

    Creating a Formula-Based Enterprise Custom Field to Track Rollup Work Hours

    I was recently posed with a challenge to create a custom Microsoft Project Online field to calculate the difference between a custom numeric value and Actual Work, specifically the rollup of number of work hours completed on project tasks. Simple enough right? I knew it could be done but the execution of meeting this customer…

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  5. Unit of Measures Design with Item Configuration Equals Inventory Accuracy
    ERP, Microsoft Dynamics GP

    Unit of Measures Design with Item Configuration Equals Inventory Accuracy

    In the Importance of a Good Unit of Measure Schedule blog, we walked through the importance of unit of measure schedules and how to design a unit of measure schedule. Using a well-designed unit of measure schedule and proper configuration of inventoried items in Dynamics GP, enables your system to accurately track inventory balances. An item card…

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  6. Importance of Good Unit of Measure Schedule GP
    ERP, Microsoft Dynamics GP

    The Importance of a Good Unit of Measure Schedule in Dynamics GP

    When configuring inventoried items in Microsoft Dynamics GP, we need a clear understanding of the types of transactions which occur against inventoried items. You purchase items, sell items, transfer items between sites and bins, consume items during production, and produce items. That is A LOT of transactions. But…if you think about it, you probably already…

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    SharePoint

    Microsoft PowerApps as a replacement for InfoPath

    After the release of Microsoft PowerApps, many Office365 subscribers are thinking that Microsoft PowerApps is designated as replacement of InfoPath. Microsoft PowerApps provides many features that are available in InfoPath and enables enterprise users to create, collaborate, communicate and manage mobile apps without having developer skills. PowerApps can also be easily integrated with any other…

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  8. Microsoft Flow Replacing Designer Workflows
    SharePoint

    Microsoft Flow a replacement for Designer Workflows

    In this article, we will go over understanding, pros and cons as well as flow fundamentals of Microsoft Flow. Microsoft announced the release of Flow – a new productivity app specific to SharePoint Online – that allows users to create cross application workflows. Since Microsoft introduced the Workflow Manager in SharePoint 2013, there has not…

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  9. D365 Outlook App Fixes for Lead Form Layout Business rule and Java
    CRM, Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales

    Dynamics 365 Outlook App Fixes: Lead Form Layout | Business Rule | JavaScript Function

    Every time we do a CRM implementation or migration, there is always a chance we’ll run into errors or roadblocks. In this blog, we will go over two issues we encountered using Dynamics 365 Outlook App for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales 8.2 and how we overcame them:   Modify a Lead Form Layout Add…

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  10. D365 Business Central will be a Leading Cloud ERP Software Sales_FMT consultants
    ERP, Microsoft Dynamics 365

    D365 Business Central will be a Leading Cloud ERP Software Sales in Mid-Tier Market for Many Years, and Microsoft hasn’t even told you that yet!

    I’ve been a part of the Microsoft ERP community for over 20 years and the title of my blog is a pretty remarkable statement. Why? Microsoft has made some pretty remarkable decisions in the past year to make this happen! You have to go back in time to 2001 and 2002 when Microsoft acquired both…

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  11. How to rename Business Process Flow stages in Microsoft Dynamics_FMT Consultants
    CRM, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales

    How to rename Business Process Flow stages in Microsoft Dynamics without disconnecting your sales pipeline

    I think we can all agree that every customer has their own unique business processes. If you are running Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016, Dynamics 365 v8.2 or Dynamics 365 v9.0, the pre-defined stages available within the Business Process Flow (BPF) might not suffice. So in this blog post, I will go over customizing BPF stages…

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  12. Microsoft Communication Tools
    Office 365

    Microsoft 365 Teams, Skype, Outlook, Yammer, Groups – Oh My!

    How do you find the right blend of applications to communicate and collaborate using Microsoft Office 365? Microsoft has been busy at work building out and delivering new functionality in Teams, their self-proclaimed “hub for teamwork.” Have you checked out Microsoft Teams? Perhaps your company is curious about adopting it? At FMT, we’ve heard a…

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