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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How is INFOR Visual ERP like “The Voice”?

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  • On November 30, 2017
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VOTE……… I love watching The Voice.  The talent, the positive attitudes of the coaches and the host, Carson Daly’s excitement when a chair gets turned.  If you have a good voice, chairs turn because a coach wants to work with you. But did you know that INFOR Visual ERP also has a process similar to […]
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Are you Out of Control with Visual ERP?

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  • On October 27, 2017
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Many times, I get on my soapbox with my clients, ranting that they should never make General Journal Entries to CONTROL accounts in Visual ERP. Okay, maybe I am not ranting to them but in my head, I am having a wee bit of a hissy fit. For those of you who are not accountants, […]
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What’s Your Trail Name?

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  • On September 15, 2017
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Can you imagine walking 2,190 miles in 107 days?  Hard to imagine but that is what our nephew, Troy Galyon, did as he completed the Appalachian Trail (AT), which runs from Georgia to Maine. We had the pleasure of meeting him and some of his fellow hikers in Maine, at the end of his journey. […]
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Landed Costs for Dummies or Things I Didn’t know about Cross Border Business

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  • On August 29, 2017
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I have recently been introduced a to book “Landed Costs for Dummies” by Avalara.  I have to admit it is an eye opener.  Wanted to share with you some of this information. The Internet has made buying and selling products across borders easier than ever before. We shop for everything from toner cartridges to lumber […]
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