The History of Microsoft Dynamics ERP Systems – SL, GP, AX & NAV

Microsoft has multiple ERP solutions that were acquired at different points in the past.  They had somewhat different target markets and capabilities and there still exists some market confusion, especially with the  similar names. Microsoft Dynamics SL Dynamics SL was originally known as Solomon Software and was acquired by Great Plains who was later acquired [...]

2018-04-23T22:01:57+00:00 April 26th, 2017|General ERP articles|Comments Off on The History of Microsoft Dynamics ERP Systems – SL, GP, AX & NAV

SAP Business One.. To Go Version 9.2

This detailed document (Over 250 pages) for SAP Business One, Version 9.2 is the latest iteration of this overview which goes through module by module, screen by screen for most setup and configuration and use cases for SAP Business One. Here you should be able to find whatever you need for your SAP Business One [...]

2018-04-23T22:01:58+00:00 March 6th, 2017|SAP Business One|Comments Off on SAP Business One.. To Go Version 9.2

A Successful Dynamics NAV 2015 Usergroup Presented

On Tuesday March 24 Clients First had over 50 people attend our Spring 2015 Microsoft Dynamics NAV User Group at the Microsoft conference center in Iselin NJ. Numerous topics were covered including: Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 New features and capabilities Using NAV with Microsoft Excel Using Microsoft Azure with Microsoft Dynamics NAV Business Continuity, Disaster [...]

2015-03-27T15:38:43+00:00 March 27th, 2015|General ERP articles|Comments Off on A Successful Dynamics NAV 2015 Usergroup Presented

How Many Companies use Microsoft Dynamics?

We often here the question from prospects and others, "How many companies use Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Microsoft Dynamics AX etc. Well Microsoft has just released its 2015 worldwide breakdown a their Convergence Conference that Clients First is attending. Here are the numbers: Microsoft Dynamics® AX 20,000 companies Microsoft Dynamics® GP 47,000 companies Microsoft Dynamics® [...]

2015-03-17T13:39:22+00:00 March 17th, 2015|General ERP articles|Comments Off on How Many Companies use Microsoft Dynamics?

What new features are there between Dynamics NAV (Navision) versions?

Microsoft has a great (but somewhat hidden) page that allows you to compare the differences in features and functionality between the version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV you are on and the version you may be considering between versions 4.0 to the latest 2015.  If you are on a version older than 4.0, contact us and [...]

2015-03-12T11:28:49+00:00 March 12th, 2015|General ERP articles|Comments Off on What new features are there between Dynamics NAV (Navision) versions?

Oil and Gas Industry ERP and Epicor

Using Epicor ERP 10 (and 9) in the Oil & Gas Industries Oil and Gas industry companies often have a diverse set of requirements.  For many ERP systems, meeting all these requirements is either impossible, or requires a multitude of third party ‘add ons’ to close the functional gaps.  Some systems handle field service well, [...]

2014-08-12T13:52:01+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Epicor|Comments Off on Oil and Gas Industry ERP and Epicor

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015, A look Ahead

By Chandler Hutchison Among Microsoft’s array of ERP solutions, NAV has been the enterprise accounting software of choice by distributors, manufacturers and other organizations alike. Users have come to expect Microsoft to roll out upgrades for these ERP solutions either once a year or every other year.  So for all of you NAV people on [...]

2014-07-12T13:12:33+00:00 July 12th, 2014|General ERP articles|8 Comments

7 Reasons why Dynamics NAV & NAV-X are one of the best Distribution Solutions

by Chandler Hutchison More than 100,000 organizations throughout the world are currently using Dynamics NAV. Delivering the perfect tool for performing a variety of processes, from basic accounting to complex distribution operations, NAV is one of the best solutions you can find to streamline your activities and increase efficiency. Besides offering a specialized system that can help [...]

2014-06-28T13:11:17+00:00 June 28th, 2014|General ERP articles|Comments Off on 7 Reasons why Dynamics NAV & NAV-X are one of the best Distribution Solutions

Microsoft Dynamics ERP–Growth Statistics

  The latest statistics are out relative to the overall install base, unit and percentage growth of all four Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM products. This includes: Microsoft Dynamics AX Microsoft Dynamics GP Microsoft Dynamics NAV Microsoft Dynamics SL Microsoft Dynamics CRM The conclusion is hands down Microsoft Dynamics NAV is the install base leader.  [...]

2014-03-03T09:06:42+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Microsoft Dynamics ERP–Growth Statistics

Item Reservations Quick Tip

Reservations in Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) Reservation can be used in 2 scenarios: 1) Salesperson reserves inventory or inbound items for a specific sales order. 2) Production planners reserves inventory or inbound items for a firm planned production order. Reservation at Sales Order can be made from the following sources: 1) Inventory 2) Purchase Order Line 3) [...]

2013-10-09T14:14:47+00:00 October 9th, 2013|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Item Reservations Quick Tip

Credit Card Processing with Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision)

Deploy Nav Credit Card processing easily Why PCI Charge credit card processing? PCI Charge integrated credit card processing solution from Expand IT for Microsoft Dynamics NAV is the goto solution recommended by Clients First Business Solutions. PCI Charge allows users to easily setup and process credit card payments directly inside of NAV, with no external [...]

2013-09-24T14:55:36+00:00 September 24th, 2013|General ERP articles|2 Comments

Getting Financing–How a New ERP System Can Help

This article on our Microsoft Dynamics AX site is actually a applicable to anybody considering purchasing any new ERP system. It discusses the benefits of how a modern ERP solution can significantly impact how your bank and other financial backers view your business and can increase the odds of you getting the financing you are [...]

2013-09-19T09:11:41+00:00 September 19th, 2013|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Getting Financing–How a New ERP System Can Help

New SAP Business One Brochure

Check out the latest brochure for Clients First’s SAP Business One practice.  The brochure describes the business objective, details on the application, the benefits of those to your business and some quick facts. It’s an interesting document as it almost works as a portable website and navigates cleanly with menus and buttons. Check it out, [...]

2013-08-15T10:56:40+00:00 August 15th, 2013|SAP Business One|Comments Off on New SAP Business One Brochure

Inventory Planning Software – The 5 Signs You Need It

Sure tell signs that you need a way to better manage inventory   A great article written by Andi Conti from our Texas office over at our http://www.clientsfirst-ax.com/ sister site dedicate to our Microsoft Dynamics AX practice.  The article itself is product neutral and applies to any ERP software you may be using. The key issues covered [...]

2013-07-15T11:17:48+00:00 July 15th, 2013|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Inventory Planning Software – The 5 Signs You Need It

Epicor Consulting

Epicor 9 Consulting, Upgrades & Services   Epicor Consulting Services by Clients First Business Solutions Clients First knows that selecting and implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution is a major project for a company.  Whether its a replacement for an existing solution or a first time implementation.  Reasons for change can run the gamut [...]

2013-07-05T13:19:54+00:00 July 5th, 2013|Epicor|Comments Off on Epicor Consulting

Where is the old Zoom Function in the Role Tailored Client?

CTRL + F8 (Zoom Function) in RTC Pages In the ‘classic client’ for Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Formally Navision), the CTRL+F8 key was the zoom feature and allowed you to view the value in every single field on a form. In the new Role Tailored Client (RTC), used in NAV 2009 and NAV 2013 this hotkey [...]

2013-05-01T15:53:43+00:00 May 1st, 2013|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Where is the old Zoom Function in the Role Tailored Client?