‘The check is in the mail.’ It’s a cliché, but it’s a reality for a lot of businesses. It’s also costly and inefficient, which is why we’re focusing on how to improve your payment processes with Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) in Dynamics GP 2013.
Information security is something we drive home with all of our customers. We generally deal with desktop and laptop security, but there is a significant need to turn our attention to a new reality. Mobile devices are no longer seen as a device for personal use. They’ve become an essential tool for professionals as the boundaries to where business can be conducted is practically limitless.
Finally some good news for Windows XP users. On January 15, Microsoft announced that it will continue to provide updates to Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) for Windows XP users until July 14, 2015. During this time, MSE updates will continue to help protect your PC from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
When you first started your business, the title of “Owner” came with many roles. You needed your business to succeed and you did what was necessary to realize that goal. The increased responsibility helped you learn fast, as long as you weren’t juggling more than you could handle.
Small businesses produce big numbers. If you’re a small business owner, you know how important your success is to the local economy. In 2012, Industry Canada reported that 100,000 new small businesses were created between 2002 and 2008. Not only that, small businesses represent 48 per cent of the private sector labour force.
Storing data, particularly in the cloud, is a convenient way for people who want “everywhere” access. It’s becoming so common that it’s almost impossible to avoid. But while your data may be encrypted from the public by your provider, it can be potentially read by its employees and open to abuse. Why would your storage provider be interested in your data?
It’s hard to think of products that don’t offer both a basic and luxury option. For example: Apple iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S (in gold, of course), Toyota Yaris and Toyota Avalon, Canon point-and-shoot cameras and DSLR’s, the list goes on.
An important part of sales performance management is ensuring that you stay in touch with your clients. CRM software is designed to make that easier but many CRMs – including Dynamics – don’t have an easy way to see who’s being neglected.
SmartList Designer has been included in Dynamics GP 2013 and allows users to create reports based on tables found in Dynamics GP or other third-party software applications. You can create new SmartLists, copy an existing SmartList, or modify the SmartList you created.