Technology

Microsoft Dynamics ISVs

Posted in ERP & CRM Software | Microsoft Dynamics AX | Microsoft Dynamics GP | Microsoft Dynamics NAV & NAV-X | Microsoft Dynamics SL | Technology on February 28, 2014

Microsoft Dynamics software solutions enable companies like yours to work more efficiently everyday. At Sikich, we understand you want to get the most out of your software and, in addition to providing a robust software solution, we have partnered with Independent Software Vendors that will compliment your organization’s Microsoft Dynamics system. [More]

Microsoft Delivers Service Pack 1 for Office 2013

Posted in Technology on February 27, 2014

On Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled Service Pack 1 (SP1) for the 2013 set of Office products including Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange Server 2013. SP1 includes the release of Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit) and Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit). [More]

Microsoft Dynamics AX: Lessons Learned from Equipment Manufacturers

Posted in Accounting & ERP Software | Microsoft Dynamics AX | Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Trends | Operations Improvement/Management | Technology on February 25, 2014

When equipment manufacturers replace their disparate system environment with an enterprise resource planning software solution, such as Microsoft Dynamics AX, they enjoy the benefits of their environment. [More]

Cloud Hosting will Dominate Emerging Markets

Posted in Tech Tips | Technology | Cloud & Hosting Solutions on February 19, 2014

Within the next five to 10 years, studies predict that 50 percent of all information technology will be in the cloud. Cloud computing is expanding all over the world and emerging markets, including China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines and Singapore, can see a future in the cloud [More]

Get Ready for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015

Posted in ERP & CRM Software | Accounting & ERP Software | Microsoft Dynamics GP | ERP Software | Technology on February 13, 2014

We’re excited : This year will be a busy year for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Microsoft recently laid out their plan for two key Dynamics GP releases this year. [More]

Cost Accounting Features in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Posted in ERP & CRM Software | Accounting & ERP Software | Microsoft Dynamics NAV & NAV-X | ERP Software | Tech Tips | Technology on February 10, 2014

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 is now available with more robust financial management functionality that helps businesses gain greater control of their processes through increased financial visibility and insight. [More]

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Keyboard Shortcut Guide

Posted in ERP & CRM Software | Microsoft Dynamics NAV & NAV-X | Total Technology | Tech Tips | Technology on February 7, 2014

Take advantage to increase in efficiency. The following is an overview of shortcut key combinations in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows client environment. [More]

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013: Cash Flow Forecast Features

Posted in ERP & CRM Software | Accounting & ERP Software | Microsoft Dynamics NAV & NAV-X | ERP Software | Technology on February 4, 2014

Understanding your company’s cash inflows and outflows is essential to running a successful business. Cash Flow Forecast in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 provides companies an efficient way to create a short-term forecast that predicts how and when money will be received and paid out. [More]

Microsoft Dynamics GP for Associations

Posted in Associations | Accounting & ERP Software | Microsoft Dynamics GP | Total Technology | Technology on January 29, 2014

Microsoft Dynamics GP for Associations is designed to help associations grow. Microsoft Dynamics GP helps associations simplify financial management, human resource management, relationship management and more, so you can deliver end-t-end accountability to all your association's needs. [More]

30 Benefits of Using Office 365

Posted in Total Technology | Tech Tips | Technology | Cloud & Hosting Solutions | Communication & Collaboration on January 24, 2014

Office 365 is everything you know and love about Microsoft Office, however, hosted in the cloud. We aren’t recommending you work 365 days each year, yet, know your business can benefit from using an always available collaboration solution. Here are 30 benefits to using Office 365. [More]

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Keyboard Shortcut Guide

Posted in Microsoft Dynamics AX | Tech Tips | Technology on January 20, 2014

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 provides users keyboard shortcuts to complete tasks within the software solution while barely touching a mouse. Once you learn a few shortcuts, you can save time that would otherwise be spent doing mindless work or moving around a mouse. Here is our Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Keyboard Shortcut Guide – Take advantage of the potential to increase in efficiency. [More]

8 Easy Tips for Building Association Blogs

Posted in Not-for-Profit | Technology on January 17, 2014

Every association, large and small, has great stories to tell. Blogging is a fantastic tool for associations to share stories and information with members, along with attracting new members. If you’re looking to achieve a first-class blog that supports your association’s mission and inspires members, here are ten points to keep in mind when building a successful blog. [More]

12 Things You Should Know about Cloud Email

Posted in Technology | Cloud & Hosting Solutions on January 14, 2014

When people refer to cloud, they could mean anything from using a cloud service to having an entire environment in the cloud. With so many options, it’s important to understand the most common cloud services and ways of using it for business. In this edition of our Cloud Services blog series, we’ll cover the basics of cloud email and the pros and cons associated with it. [More]

Learning from Facebook: Associations Use Gamification for Membership Engagement

Posted in Not-for-Profit | Technology on January 8, 2014

For associations to be successful is to engage members. Everyone is boarding the ‘gamification’ train – including associations. Membership engagement is a key element for associations and gamification is a valuable tool to help increase member engagement online, at events and during programs. [More]

Five Things a Security Expert Wouldn't Do Online

Posted in Tech Tips | Technology | IT Infrastructure | Security on January 3, 2014

If holiday shoppers learned one thing this past season, it was that cyber attacks and data breaches can happen whenever, wherever. The December 2013 cyber attack on Target stores compromised as many as 40 million credit and debit card accounts, proving that cyber attacks don’t just happen when someone gets a hold of your email account. I asked our director of information risk management (aka security guru), Mark Wilson, what five things he would never do online. [More]



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