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This article will discuss budgeting solutions for Professional Sports Teams using Microsoft Dynamics GP, with a focus on feature and functionality offerings for planning processes.

Budgeting might be one of the more logistically complicated organizational processes, probably due to the tedium of manual Excel budgeting for budget managers.  Excel might be the international go-to software for finance departments, but the spreadsheet program typically can’t handle planning for organizations of a healthy size, like professional sports teams.  More Microsoft Dynamics GP customers are choosing independent software vendor (ISV) budgeting tools for expanding and updating their planning processes.  Some of today’s third party software streamlines budgeting and forecasting by zooming in on secure teamwork.  Planning processes typically require collaboration in the important effort to live within our (organizational) means, with help from historical actuals and projections from all areas of the company.
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In this article, Microsoft Dynamics NAV customers can learn about top features and functionalities of third party planning software options to expand budgeting and forecasting processes.

My theory for why budgeting is such a dreaded responsibility has to do with how tedious manual Excel budgeting processes can be for budget managers.  Excel might be globally entrenched in the finance culture, but the spreadsheet application performs below par for any healthy organization.  More and more Microsoft Dynamics NAV users are turning to independent software vendor (ISV) budgeting tools to expand and modernize their planning tasks.  Some of the modern ISV tools streamline and expedite budgeting and forecasting by focusing on secure collaboration.  Budgeting and forecasting are regular processes elevated by teamwork because of the necessity to live within the financial means of an organization based on actuals and research from all areas of the company.
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This article will explore financial reporting features and functionalities in today’s software for manufacturing and distribution organizations looking to expand their Sage X3 experience.

In the modern business culture, Business Intelligence (BI) analytics are becoming the way of translating significant company information into impactful decision-making for your company’s future.  That said, I would bet that a lot of professionals, regardless of how well-versed in BI processes they are, find the marketplace financial reporting options overwhelming, if not confusing, regarding how they can apply functionality in the direction of industry-specific analytical needs.  I recently spoke with an accountant for a manufacturing company, and we talked about how vague product marketing can be for achieving goals that are particular to her manufacturing analyses.  With that in mind, this article will talk about what you should know and what you need from today’s financial reporting products to improve your Sage X3 experience, specifically zooming in on manufacturing and distribution data management and analysis.
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Financial reporting and budgeting demands, and today’s powerful BI solutions that help the hotel and restaurant industry achieve their analytics goals, will be the focus of this article.

In the modern business culture, Business Intelligence (BI) analysis is becoming increasingly important because it translates your company data into informed decisions about the future of your hotels or restaurants.  But whether you’re new to BI analytics or not, today’s software offerings can be confusing and overwhelming in regard to how you can plug the functionality into your industry-specific objectives.  Recently, I spoke with an accountant in the hospitality industry, and we commiserated over the overwhelming task of seeking the right technology to specifically help hotel and restaurant management to better do their job.  Therefore, this article will zoom in on the premier features and functionalities you should be aware of in today’s reporting and planning tools, with a special focus on the ways you can manage and evaluate your information when managing your hotel or restaurant.
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In today’s Business Intelligence marketplace, modern, flexible, and powerful dashboards are enabling Healthcare organizations to understand their company data better for stronger decision-making.

Dashboards are the number one BI technology, according to Software Advice, a comparison site for Business Intelligence (BI) tools. Their research zoomed in on software for CFOs, and the results confirmed that dashboards, scorecards, and performance management software are king for today’s financial executives.  If you are part of the management team for a healthcare company, you know the pace of business today is nothing short of fast.  Dashboards provide quickly accessible, easily digestible analytics.  Data visualizations are graphs, charts, and scorecards that showcase data trends, opportunities, and challenges with key performance indicators (KPIs) for departments, projects, and/or the entire corporation.
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This article will discuss financial reporting and budgeting needs for the manufacturing industry that can be met by modern, powerful BI tools.

In today’s business world, it is becoming pretty clear that Business Intelligence (BI) analytics are the modern way of turning important company data into rich decision-making for the future of the company.  However, I wonder how many professionals, new to or familiar with BI processes, have found the commercial solutions a little vague or confusing in terms of applying functionality to industry-specific data management and analyses.  I recently had the opportunity to talk to an accountant in the manufacturing sector, and we discussed the confusion associated with shopping around for a product that can meet the needs and goals of her manufacturing organization.  Thus, this article will discuss the top features and functions you should know about in modern reporting and budgeting software, and I will then explore the important ways to manage and analyze your data as a manufacturing company.
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This article will discuss financial reporting, budgeting and dashboard solutions for Healthcare professionals, with an in-depth look at the benefits of modern, powerful Business Intelligence tools.

As a professional in the healthcare world, whether that be at a family physician clinic, in a hospital setting, a retirement home, and/or home medical care, it might seem frustrating to tend to the overwhelming amount of financial data management and analysis.  With regulations, standards, customer service, and most importantly, patient care on your plate, financial reporting and budgeting might be processes that you’d like to put on the backburner.   However, a strong financial spine can and should lay a foundation of efficiency and professionalism that greatly and positively affects the rest of your bigger picture to-do list for your organization.  This article will zoom in on the impacts that modern, business user friendly financial reporting and budgeting solutions can have on your healthcare business.
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This article will discuss the details of the revolutionary future of planning processes that has officially arrived for Microsoft Dynamics NAV users – web budgeting.

What can I say about budgeting and forecasting that I haven’t already said?  On this blog, I have written about the importance of shopping for business user friendly, dynamic, and collaborative planning solutions.  A discussion of the costs associated with implementation of planning software drilled down into the details of budgeting for…a budgeting solution.  I’ve pointed out some tips on how to shop for the right tool for your team’s specific business needs, and all the while, I have been quick to acknowledge how frustrating of a process that budgeting has traditionally been.  But there’s something on the horizon – the future of budgeting, as we currently know it, has arrived.  Web budgeting is rolling out from some independent software vendors (ISVs), and this article will cover this development for Microsoft Dynamics NAV users.
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Using the framework of key features to shop for, like ease of use, budget workflow, and security, this article will compare budgeting and forecasting options for Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Budgeting requires multiple departments entities bringing transactional data together, as well as research, to forecast what will financially manifest in the coming year, regarding revenue, expenses, and other important items. For Microsoft Dynamics GP users, there is an abundance of options for budgeting and forecasting, including manual, homegrown spreadsheets, GP budgeting input, an accelerated Excel add-in tool, or proprietary interfaced software. In this article, I’m going to zoom in on your budgeting software options for Dynamics GP, so you can get a better understanding of the best route for you and your team.

Since you are looking for a solution that business users can utilize, I always think it’s smart to lay out the most important features to look for in a product.  Even if you are the only who will be using the budgeting tool with Dynamics GP, it should be first and foremost easy to use.  I cannot think of one person who gets excited to put together a budget, so the task should be as easy as possible, regarding the user friendliness for non-IT professionals.  In particular, you should be looking for a solution that streamlines the process with accounting and business logic and reusable budgeting templates, amongst other functionalities.  Given the collaborative nature of budgeting, streamlining is a must.
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