Every person thinks and works a bit differently. In the past workers had to adjust to the way the system presented information. There was no choice unless you enlisted the help of a programmer to customize the application for certain users.

The right answer

The proliferation of apps has changed everyone’s perception of what software should look like. When you are evaluating accounting and ERP systems, usability is critically important to user adoption.

Screens should be easy to navigate out-of-the-box, with a modern interface. Each person wants to view information on their terms and should be able to customize screens to meet their own needs.

Employees with screens that work the way they do are more efficient and provide better customer service. As people become more sophisticated in their use of personal apps, they expect software to be easy to use.

When the system doesn’t work the way employees want it to, they work around the system. Creating spreadsheets or notebooks, they separate data from the shared knowledgebase of the organization.

The bottom line

Making technology easy to use is the key to keeping data in the system and building productivity. When using the system is the easiest way to get work done, everyone wins.

With Microsoft Dynamics GP the answer is YES.

Next steps:

If you are a small or mid-sized distribution company evaluating accounting software, contact CAL Business Solutions to determine if Microsoft Dynamics GP is right for you. sales@calszone.com 860-485-0910×4.