Why It’s Time to Move to Microsoft Dynamics GP for Financial Services

Microsoft, Dynamics GP, Cloud Computing
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In today’s competitive environment it is important to use the business tools readily available to drive profitability and growth through innovation. With a Dynamics GP solution for Financial Services powered by Microsoft, you can get the insights and flexibility you need to keep up with changes in customer trust, demographics and demand. And with the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018, you will gain access to a whole boatload of new features. Because Microsoft Dynamics GP is such a powerful accounting and financial management software system, your business can easily extract essential business data from budgets, cash flow accounts and financial reports. This information can then be used to efficiently monitor the health of your business and provide valuable input for businesses decision makers.
By fully integrating Microsoft GP with your company’s financials, reporting, and analysis, you will receive better business tools to gain greater control over your financials. In addition, when you streamline your financial management with Dynamics GP you will receive:

1.      The power to choose how you want to utilize Cloud technologies

Microsoft Dynamics GP gives you the power to choose how you want to utilize cloud technologies.  You can deploy in the Microsoft cloud on Microsoft Azure in either a public or private setting.  Or, if you aren’t ready to fully go to the cloud you can do a hybrid. This flexibility gives you choices now and into the future.  Azure gives you the flexibility and enterprise-class security, reliability and scalability.

2.      Better insights into financial and cash flow management

Microsoft Dynamics GP purpose is built to give businesses greater control over their financials. With enhanced security features and account views, users can edit, view, and analyze financial data by whatever criteria businesses require for greater reporting and extensibility, all in one unified dashboard. With a Dynamics GP integration, you can track multiple budgets for multiple fiscal years, easily update and maintain budgets and control you accounts receivable with automated processes for invoices, receipts, finance charges, and statements, including the ability to analyze customer activity.

3.      Access to better business intelligence and reporting

To remain competitive in today’s digital environment, it is key that businesses take advantage of the many role-specific insights and tools readily available. With a Dynamics GP integration, you will receive access to several premade dashboards and reports to gain powerful, access to Dynamics GP Workspace, an app in Office 365 store to help you easily create and securely share dashboards showing financial, sales, purchasing and inventory information’s. Leveraging the power of SQL Reporting Services, Dynamics GP offers over 300 charts, graphs and reports through reporting services.

4.      Integrate with your existing productivity software

Microsoft Dynamics GP can be paired with many of your businesses productivity technologies. Dynamics GP can be paired with Microsoft Office and Office 365 to extend the value of your business solution with enhanced productivity  The integration will extend Thus, giving you more options to solve business problems beyond basic accounting. And, when you integrate your systems together in the right way, you can improve your business processes, make employees more productive and save money.

How can 360 help?

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, we don’t just install and configure the software, our team of highly dedicated staff will train your accounting staff to use the reports they need so they can analyze data as needed. With a Microsoft Dynamics GP solution powered by 360 Visibility we provide your business with both technical and non-technical training to help your employees do their jobs well, wherever they are, and in whatever application they choose.

Barbara Allen
Barbara Allen
Throughout her career, Barb has held various key leadership positions as ERP Team Leader, Project Manager, Consultant and Business Systems Implementer. She has successfully implemented ERP systems such as Microsoft Dynamics, Deltek Maconomy and WorkBook in organizations of all sizes; from start-ups companies with 2 users, to Fortune 500 companies with over 1400 users.
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