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

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

Your MAS 90/200 2012 Year End Newsletter

2011 In Review And A Look Forward To 2012 And 2013 This article recaps the major enhancement that have come to MAS90 and MAS200 in 2011.  In addition it gives some ideas and thoughts as to what’s coming in 2012 and beyond based on Sage’s product roadmap. Read More Payroll based on SQL For Sage [...]

2012-01-26T16:56:35+00:00 January 26th, 2012|SAGE|Comments Off on Your MAS 90/200 2012 Year End Newsletter

Affordable Mobile Credit Card Processing for you iPhone, Android or Blackberry Device from Sage

Sage Payment Services has announced a new app, program and hardware to take payments from all of the leading smartphones and even the ipad.  Most existing solutions are a bundle of components and have steep fees buried into it for the ‘luxury’ of taking credit cards in a mobile scenario like a trade show, or [...]

2011-02-07T11:14:06+00:00 February 7th, 2011|SAGE|Comments Off on Affordable Mobile Credit Card Processing for you iPhone, Android or Blackberry Device from Sage

Free MAS 90 and MAS 200 Knowledgebase search via the power of Google

Thanks to Wayne Shulz for this tip.  Somebody has setup a search definition use the Google Custom search feature that lets you research most of the Sage Infosource results via Google.  Google offers many powerful operators that may not be available within the Infosource native interface.  Although we don’t condone it, apparently this search works [...]

2011-01-26T09:50:47+00:00 January 26th, 2011|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Free MAS 90 and MAS 200 Knowledgebase search via the power of Google

Just how fast is SQL Server and Dynamics NAV vs. MAS 90 or MAS200?

There is a lot of discussion back and forth about reporting speeds in business and accounting applications.  I recently did some benchmark testing as shown in this video below to highlight the difference. MAS90 and MAS200 run on a flat file database.  The way it is written, internal ‘hard coded’ reports run fairly quickly, but [...]

2010-07-18T14:48:55+00:00 July 18th, 2010|Microsoft Dynamics NAV|Comments Off on Just how fast is SQL Server and Dynamics NAV vs. MAS 90 or MAS200?

The Webs most Comprehensive set of MAS 90 & MAS 200 Demo and Tutorial Videos

We’ve recently compiled a comprehensive group of videos for Sage MAS90 and MAS200 that cover al the major modules, and key add ons.  We then captured, re-encoded them into flash and have embedded them all here on this blog. Remember you can view any of these full screen by clicking on the full screen icon [...]

2010-07-13T20:20:22+00:00 July 13th, 2010|General ERP articles|Comments Off on The Webs most Comprehensive set of MAS 90 & MAS 200 Demo and Tutorial Videos

Virtualization with Sage MAS 90, 200, and 500

Have you ever wanted to cut down on the number of servers needed to run your Sage MAS90, MAS200 or MAS500 server?  Want the ability to ‘undo’ a recent product or OS update?  Virtualization allows you to run multiple servers within one physical box.  They are easy to copy, move and even ‘rewind’ soyou can [...]

2010-06-29T10:57:40+00:00 June 29th, 2010|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Virtualization with Sage MAS 90, 200, and 500

Product Update 4.4.01 is now Available for Sage MAS 90 and Sage MAS 200

One of our www.90minds.com members put together a great 'cliff notes' sheet on all the new features in this service release. Including: Enhanced searching in Cash Receipts entry.  You can even find invoices based on the serial number of an item sold on it. Record wire transfers in AP Check processing (doesn’t actually do the [...]

2010-04-23T07:33:30+00:00 April 23rd, 2010|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Product Update 4.4.01 is now Available for Sage MAS 90 and Sage MAS 200

Microsoft announces Dynamics NAV compatibility with Windows 7

Microsoft has recently announced that Dynamics NAV (Navision) is now fully supported un Windows 7. The following versions of Microsoft Dynamics NAV are compatible with Microsoft Windows 7 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2: • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1 • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 SP1 with Platform Update 2 https://mbs.microsoft.com/public/insights/ReadArticle.aspx?rcpt_id=17058606&ja_id=49072 Note that versions prior [...]

2010-04-09T09:42:44+00:00 April 9th, 2010|Microsoft Dynamics NAV|Comments Off on Microsoft announces Dynamics NAV compatibility with Windows 7

MAS 90 and MAS 200 – What’s New in MAS90/200 Version 4.4

From Core Financials and Project Management to Distribution and Manufacturing, Sage MAS 90 and 200 4.4 is filledwith features. You’ll be able to work even more productively  with additional features and enhancements focused on workflow and business process – especially in the inventory, purchase order, bill of materials and bar code areas of the system.  [...]

2010-03-01T09:30:21+00:00 March 1st, 2010|General ERP articles|Comments Off on MAS 90 and MAS 200 – What’s New in MAS90/200 Version 4.4

See our New SAP Business One Resource and Demo Center!

We’ve just posted up a comprehensive sub-site at Clients First focusing around SAP Business One.  This site covers technical information, customer reference videos, demonstration and how-to videos, and business goal achievement. It also has information and materials on Crystal Reports and Xcelsius for true business intelligence.  Everything is wrapped up in an entertaining and visual [...]

2010-02-12T09:45:29+00:00 February 12th, 2010|Financials, Queries, Reporting, SAP Business One|Comments Off on See our New SAP Business One Resource and Demo Center!

Credit Card Security Standards- An Overview Video

Wayne Shulz of Shulz Consulting found this very informative video on Credit Card Industry security requirements and how it applies to Sage MAS90 and MAS200.  It really applies to any application that electronically process credit cards however.

2010-02-08T10:24:21+00:00 February 8th, 2010|Industry Insights, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAP Business One|Comments Off on Credit Card Security Standards- An Overview Video

Top 10 Mistakes Sage MAS90 & MAS200 users make.

Thanks to my friend, Wayne Shulz for this great top 10 article.  In his article, he published the top 10 most frequent mistakes users of MAS 90 and MAS 200 make. Not making a backup company at year end. Failing to reconcile the subsidiary ledger detail balances (accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory) monthly to the [...]

2010-02-01T14:30:52+00:00 February 1st, 2010|General ERP articles|Comments Off on Top 10 Mistakes Sage MAS90 & MAS200 users make.

What versions of MAS 90, MAS 200 and MAS 500 will be supported through when

Suppose you run Sage MAS 90 in New York City (NYC) and wanted to know what version of your Sage  software would be supported through when?  Really, it doens't matter where you are as Sage has recently issued a new table showing you which MAS releases will be supported through what dates.  It talks about [...]

2009-11-18T10:13:11+00:00 November 18th, 2009|General ERP articles|Comments Off on What versions of MAS 90, MAS 200 and MAS 500 will be supported through when

Use QlikView to See Realtime Music Trends

QlikView is a phenomenal tool that allows us to build data warehouses and Business Intelligence (BI) dashboards in a fraction of the time that traditional solutions require.  This tool can be used to analyze data from any source you have and combine it all together.  It can also be used with the many ERP solutions [...]

2009-09-23T08:13:06+00:00 September 23rd, 2009|Industry Insights|1 Comment