Strike 2 Visual ERP

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  • On September 24, 2018
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    It is a big week in Canada. What is it? Trump & NAFTA? Start of hockey season? No – It is the potential mail strike. We should know on Sept. 26th if there will be a strike …. or not. That got me to thinking about my blog from a couple of years […]
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Oh – That Secret Question with Visual ERP

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  • On August 31, 2018
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Periodically, I get a call that goes something like this: Bob – (You know, Bob, the accountant) – “We need to change our year-end in our Visual ERP system.” What Bob might be really saying is we are being sold which will require changing our year-end.  Sometimes, clients are not able to disclose the sale […]
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A Week in the Life of a Visual ERP Consultant

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  • On July 30, 2018
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The old adage: “Variety is the Spice of Life”, definitely applies to my life as a Visual consultant. There are so many ways to use Visual, lots of different types of manufacturing companies, so many different functions in Visual and lots of little questions or puzzles. Just to give you a flair for this lifestyle […]
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How has President Trump impacted Visual ERP?

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  • On June 29, 2018
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This is a rather hot topic right now with the tariff war that is going on. I have been talking to a few of my clients about how they are going to handle the tariff on steel being imported into Canada.  As I promised, I am sharing. Here are a few excerpts: “The plan is […]
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Should Accountants be Allowed to Use Excel Query with Visual?

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  • On May 27, 2018
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If you know me, the answer is a big YES.  It is a big time saving, eye-opening even mind-expanding tool.  Just in case you don’t know, “What am I talking about?”  Queries can be created in Excel to pull from the Visual ERP database. They can be used over and over again by refreshing with […]
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JUMPING THROUGH HOOPS WITH ACCOUNTS PAYABLE IN VISUAL ERP

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  • On April 30, 2018
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Do you have any idea the hoops that Accounts Payable has to jump through to process a vendor invoice?  If it matches, all is good.  But what if it doesn’t?  Imagine this scenario: Accounts Payable selects the Purchase Order received in Visual and then begins the matching process of marrying the PO, invoice, and receipt. […]
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Implementing Inventory Fixes in Visual ERP

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  • On March 30, 2018
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They say “you learn from experience”. Then in school you are taught that “you shouldn’t copy some one else’s answers”.  Well now that we are older, we are wiser.  Copying someone else’s answers or learning from their experiences is a wise move.  Well I have done a lot of learning over the years with Visual […]
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Happy Family Day in Visual ERP

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  • On February 20, 2018
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Monday was Family Day in Canada. And it was a holiday. Who doesn’t love a holiday? Our family gets together to share a meal, do a puzzle, but more importantly we enjoy each others’ company. This Family Day was extra special: 63 years ago, my parents were married. And now look at all the family: […]
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Happy New Year Visual ERP Users!!

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  • On January 2, 2018
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It is 2018.  Hard to believe.  Every year at this time, people make resolutions.  Many of which…. they do not keep.  I know it.  I have done it.  Or is that, I have not done it.  You know what I mean. The majority of these resolutions are focused on personal objectives. But have you set […]
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Do you need a sledgehammer or a laser in Visual ERP?

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  • On December 22, 2017
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A client recently emailed telling me that they had run Visual ERP Recalculate WIP Balance function on their entire database and it took the good portion of a day.  Wow, I was surprised.  First, I was a little surprised that it took so long.  Okay, I wasn’t that surprised with the time, especially, if you […]
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