Microsoft recently released a white paper discussing key trends in the manufacturing industry, titled the 2019 Manufacturing Trends Report. Microsoft is deeply engaged with many different manufacturers in a host of industries globally, giving them a unique perspective on these firms and the new initiatives designed to enhance competitiveness and performance.
When standard costing setups are made in Microsoft Dynamics, the process can be a little overwhelming — “item model group” and “item group” need to be defined, and a purchase order and a sales order must be processed. Then you need to create an invoice and review financial postings on the voucher form. Whew!
We have all heard about the book, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, by Robert Fulghum. I re-read this book every year as it prompts me as to why I got into ERP consultancy in the first place. The passion I have for the food software industry, the knowledge I gain from my peers and clients, the responsibility I have to myself and others to show up, be present and live to fight another day. Okay, the last part may be a bit much, but in all sincerity, it is true; everything you need to be a trusted advisor, change facilitator, and develop a collaboration mindset with your customers (internal and external) you really did learn at age five.
Of late, I have been getting a lot of questions about Microsoft’s announcement regarding the end of service life for clients who are running Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009. In this blog, I’ll go over the changes to the application effective April 1, 2019.
With the continued threat and reality of food related illnesses and product recalls, food safety remains a high priority for consumers and produce processors. Today’s health conscious consumer not only prefers higher quality ingredients, but also an end product that meets their dietary preferences.