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How to Revert to the Classic User Interface in Acumatica 2017 R2

Change is inevitable. Software companies are constantly updating their features and their user interfaces. But we appreciate the fact that Acumatica realizes that some users are just not ready to change quite yet. In the new release of Acumatica 2017 R2, there is a new, more flexible and personalized user interface. Once you try the […]

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5 Takeaways from the Acumatica 2017 R2 Launch Event

We have heard about the new Acumatica 2017 R2 release, but I am looking forward to test driving it myself soon. You can look at a picture of a car, but when you sit in it and drive it, then you really know what it is all about. Based on what I saw at the […]

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September 2017 Blog Post Round Up

Just in case you missed any of these great topics, here is a list of the blog post articles by the CAL Business Solutions team last month. Infographic: Why Acumatica Cloud ERP? You Are Invited to the Acumatica 2017 Launch Event I Have Seen Dynamics GP Reinvented An Easy Way for Non-Technical Users to Get […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Reasons I Believe Acumatica is The Best ERP Cloud System

What factors set Acumatica apart from the competition? Modern Technology Responsive Design No Additional Fee Per User Resource Level Pricing Deployment Choices Strong Core Technology Download your free ERP System Evaluation Checklist Ready to evaluate Acumatica? Contact CAL Business Solutions or 860-485-0910 x4. Acumatica Highlights By CAL Business Solutions, Microsoft Dynamics GP and […]

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Compare Multiple ERP Systems With Comprehensive Checklist

What is the best way to compare ERP systems? Researching and selecting the right ERP platform for your business can feel like an overwhelming process. The products are complex and tend to offer similar features so it’s challenging to weigh one versus the next—let alone a long list of potential solutions. Plus, investing in a […]

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The CAL Zone – ERP Tips & Tricks Newsletter – June 2017

  • Eliminate Manual Entry in Dynamics GP Tip – Automatically Create and Email PDF Documents
  • Will We See You at GPUG Summit 2017?
  • CAL Achieves GOLD
  • GP Optimizer Magazine 2017
  • 13 Habits of Unsuccessful People
  • Dynamics GP Check Stock, Tax Forms and More
  • Dynamics GP Blog Posts
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Why Attributes in Acumatica ERP Are Better Than User-Defined Fields

An exciting new discovery I made with Acumatica ERP is the flexibility you have to personalize the system using Attributes. Attributes are a good alternative to user-defined fields, which are more of a customization. Let me tell you why: Think of Attributes as a custom list of user-defined fields that can be created by anyone […]

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5 Step ERP Selection and Implementation Guide

What are two important things that a company has to “get right”? Enterprise resource planning (ERP) system selection and implementation. A successful ERP system implementation impacts your ability to meet customer needs, effectively compete, and maintain a steady growth. It is one place where you don’t want to cut corners. And despite what you may […]

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6 More Reasons I Trust Acumatica As The Best Cloud ERP System

In my first post I talked about six reasons I trust Acumatica as a company. Now it’s time to talk about the actual system. What factors set Acumatica apart from other cloud-based ERP offerings? Modern Technology: Acumatica came onto the market in 2010. Many other cloud solutions came onto the market around 1999-2000 and, of course, […]

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How Cloud-Based Systems Deliver 2.1X the ROI of On-Premise Systems

Can moving to the cloud REALLY save money? A new Nucleus Research white paper helps answer that question. In fact, it shows that cloud-based systems deliver 2.1X the ROI of on-premise systems. According to the white paper, Cloud application projects deliver 2.1x times the relative return on investment (ROI) of on-premises ones – up 24% since […]

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What Surprised Me About Requisition Management in Acumatica Cloud ERP

When I saw this feature in Acumatica I was very surprised. You can’t find anything like it in Microsoft Dynamics GP or even SalesPad. Every company wants to make their purchasing process as efficient as possible.  And the Requisition Management Process in Acumatica gives you a great way to do that. Let’s say your company needs 30 […]

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6 Reasons I Trust Acumatica ERP as a Company

ERP Software is a big investment. It is very important that you are able to trust not only the Partner who works with you, but also the software vendor itself. When we evaluated Acumatica, these are the 6 points that stood out to me and gave me confidence that they were the right company for us to work with and recommend to our clients.

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The Importance of Revenue Recognition When Selecting Cloud ERP Software

Revenue recognition is an important feature in accounting software for any company that either sells contracts or provide services that are fulfilled throughout the year. To be GAAP compliant, you must recognize revenue when work is completed, not when bills are sent and paid. So it is referred to as Deferred Revenue. There are specific […]

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Making the Connection: Business Mobility in the MultiCloud World

As long as you have an internet connection, a smart mobile device and data in the cloud, you can stay productive anytime, anywhere. That means you can work from virtually wherever each day takes you—from your desk to the airport to your hotel lobby—thanks to cloud computing and modern-day business mobility. However, cloud-based software and […]

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The CAL Zone – ERP Tips & Tricks Newsletter – March 2017

  • Eliminate Manual Entry in Dynamics GP Tip – Stop Depositing Checks with Lock Box Processing
  • New System Requirements for Dynamics GP Management Reporter
  • Dynamics GP Roadmap Plus GP 2016 New Features
  • Automating Your AP Process
  • SalesPad User Conference : Panels 2017
  • 8 Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive
  • Dynamics GP Blog Posts, Dynamics GP Promotions and Upcoming GP Add-On Webinars
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Review of our First Acumatica Summit Event

When the CAL Business Solutions team attended the Acumatica Summit 2017 event in January we had officially been an Acumatica partner for exactly 30 days. This event was a perfect way for us to connect with this new community. Between the 5 CAL team members who attended, we managed to cover every track offered and […]

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CAL now sells Acumatica, what that means for our Dynamics GP clients

CAL is always looking for more ways to provide value to our family of customers. We are not early adopters. We like to “watch from the hill” and be sure that a new technology is solid before we recommend it. We have been watching the market and we felt that it was the right time […]

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The CAL Zone – ERP Tips & Tricks Newsletter – February 2017

  • CAL’s Tips & Tricks-Top 10 Blog Posts
  • EFT Payments in Dynamics GP
  • Upgrade Now to GP 2016
  • Behaviors That Make You Unstoppable
  • SalesPad Corner
  • Dynamics GP Blog Posts, Dynamics GP Promotions and Upcoming GP Add-On Webinars
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The CAL Zone – ERP Tips & Tricks Newsletter – January 2017

  • Dynamics GP Tip: Beware of Maintain Inactive Accounts Option in Year End Closing
  • Eliminate Manual Entry By Using SafePay to Submit Files to Your Bank
  • Top 20 New Features in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2
  • 10 Common Mistakes People Make During Conversation
  • SalesPad Corner
  • Dynamics GP Blog Posts, Dynamics GP Promotions and Upcoming GP Add-On Webinars
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CAL Business Solutions Adds Acumatica Product Line to Expand ERP Offering

CAL Business Solutions, longtime Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner, adds Acumatica product line to expand ERP offering.  We announced today that they have become an Acumatica Partner. CAL Business Solutions, founded in 1982, has been selling Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains) software since 1999 and serves more than 300 customers nationwide. After considering the needs […]

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