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Dynamics 365 – GPUG One Year Later

Microsoft announced Microsoft Dynamics 365 in October 2016 at the Tampa, FL Microsoft Dynamics GP User Group (GPUG) meeting. Microsoft Dynamics GP partners expressed concerns to Microsoft Leadership last year and this year at GPUG in Nashville, there was NO direct meeting with Microsoft D365 executives and GP partners. This year, GP partners seemed to […]

Dynamics 365 – Is Tenerife really just NAV?

GPUG Summit (the annual Microsoft Dynamics GP User conference) is in Nashville in 2017. Over 6,000 users will be there in October to learn how to enhance their Microsoft Dynamics GP systems. Literally hundreds of firms have built enhancements that work closely with GP to add functionality and build integrations. It’s a wealth of IP. […]

Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Artificial Intelligence and….

“Cortana, is my job safe?” There is a recent series on NPR asking if your job is safe from automation. My first response was ‘Sure, my job is safe – accounting is complicated and selecting and implementing the right solution requires knowledgeable consulting.’ Our firm (SSi Consulting) helps organizations implement accounting solutions like Microsoft Dynamics […]

Why the “Suite” approach is not so Sweet.

Recently I worked with a large Non-Profit headquartered in the Washington DC area with satellite locations in several different states around the country. The initiative of the new CFO was to replace their legacy outdated accounting system and standardize processes across the organization. A large task since each of the locations operate independently and don’t […]

Sage Intacct New Release is Out Today

Sage Intacct Release 3 Great ready for some great new features! Remember to reach out to the SSi Sage Intacct Team if you have any questions or need assistance in deploying these new features. Added functionality to Employee User – Approval policies can be created for quote, order and invoice. Now, Employee User can approve […]

Dynamics 365 – Are Partners Relevant

“Is your firm going to sell Microsoft Dynamics 365 ?” Just to clarify, I’m addressing Microsoft Dynamics 365 Financials and not Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Microsoft Dynamics partners often ask their colleagues this question. It’s as if they are all standing on the edge of the Dynamics 365 pool asking each other if they are planning […]

5 Features I love about @SageIntacct!

Why I love Sage Intacct software Friends that know me see how happy I am representing @SageIntacct software for SSi Consulting. I often get the question, “What do you like best about Sage Intacct?” I thought I would share my top 5 features with you: Dashboards – I am visual person and digest information much […]

SSi Top 100 VAR

The 2017 VAR 100 Accounting Today released their annual report, The 2017 VAR 100, the magazine measure the top 100 value added resellers. VARS are recognized in terms of annual revenues for accounting software and technology consulting services. SSi is honored to once again be included on this list. Market Trends According to the report, […]

Dynamics 365 – Naming Issues

“I’m interested in Dynamics 365. What is it?” I’ve received this message several times in the last few months. Good news, Microsoft branding is getting out there. Bad news it’s confusing! Dynamics 365 is the umbrella name for three main products. Microsoft AX (a high end multinational application based on Axapta) is called Dynamics 365 […]