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July 2015
Amber's Tips & Tricks
ISV Spotlight: AvidXchange
Upgrading GP 10 to GP 2015
Module of the Month: PO & Requisitions
Running Effective, Efficient Meetings
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 Amber's Tips & Tricks

10 Scary Things Users Can Do To Screw Up Microsoft Dynamics GP

Are you tempted to take shortcuts when it comes to Dynamics GP security and setup? Perhaps you set up all users as Power users or didn’t take the time to review converted security settings. This video is intended to scare you straight by showing you 10 frightening, yet real, things that can happen. Read full article.

Scared? CAL can perform an audit to confirm your current setup is secure. Contact us 860-485-0910 x4 or

ISV Spotlight:  AvidXchange

Have you ever considered automating your AP process?

In our next webinar, automation expert Michael Johnson will address the 5 questions you MUST ask before automating AP. This is your unique chance to have an industry expert walk you through some common questions, such as:

  1. Why should we automate? Are we big enough?
  2. How will AP automation work with Dynamics GP?
  3. Will we have to change our current process?
  4. How will an automated process work?
  5. How long will it take to implement an AP automation solution?

Learn More About AvidXchange’s AP Automation Solutions

Modules of the Month: Purchase Order Processing & Requisition Management

Every company has purchasing needs. But it surprises me how many companies that run Dynamics GP don’t use the built in Purchase Order module. It is easy to formalize your purchasing process. And new releases of Dynamics GP include Requisitions management too, integrated right into the PO system. This eliminates the need for a paper-based system and gives employees an easy way to enter purchase requests.

Read full article: Save Time Using Purchase Orders & Requisitions in Dynamics GP

How Much Does it Cost to Upgrade from Dynamics GP 10 to GP 2015?

Are you on Dynamics GP 10 and want to upgrade to Dynamics GP 2015? This means you have skipped several version upgrades in between, and the price will be higher than the cost of an average Dynamics GP upgrade. Learn more about upgrading from Dynamics GP 10.0 to GP 2015.

New Features in GP 2015
GP 2015 System Requirements

Interested in an upgrade? Contact CAL to set up a system discovery/request a quote.

How to Run an Effective, Efficient Meeting Without Wasting Everyone’s Time

Meetings fill an increasing number of hours in the workday, and unfortunately many employees sometimes consider them as a waste of time. Here are a few tips to help you run valuable & productive meetings.

Upcoming Partner Webinars

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Integrated eCommerce for Dynamics GP by k-ecommerce
7/21/15 2:00pm EST

Secure Credit Card Processing in Dynamics GP by k-ecommerce
7/23/15 2:00pm EST

Advantages of Online Bill Pay for Dynamics GP by k-ecommerce
7/23/15 3:00pm EST

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