NetSuite Advanced Intercompany Journal Entries

Prior to becoming a consultant at MIBAR, I worked for a company that had 22 subsidiaries and 69 locations. As an accountant I had to do intercompany journal entries or supervise my staff as they created them and then reconcile the balances between the subsidiaries at...

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When Will ERP Vendors Get it Right?

I have been developing application software for over 30 years. In this time I have seen quite a few ERP systems. ERP systems all have a common set of features. With each new package, technology evolves, software gets smarter, faster and even able to learn on its own....

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Dynamics GP Upgrade Failed: Company Locked

In April of 2001, Microsoft Corp announced the acquisition of Great Plains Software Inc. for about $ 1.1 Billion. Great Plains was not a failing business but was leading supplier of midmarket business applications called now Microsoft Great Plains. I remember what...

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6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy a New ERP

And so it often starts with something like this (fist pounding optional). “Why didn’t we know that sales of our higher margin items to our biggest markets have been dropping due to quality and stock issues, and no one put the pieces together. It’s like the right hand...

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The Rise of Acumatica

A couple months ago I was invited to a NetSuite Partner conference. This was my first partner conference I was attending so I was excited to see what I’d learn. The point of the conference was to network, share ideas, and learn ways to sell against their competitors....

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