Yesterday I attended a presentation that included the statement that the Canada Revenue Agency does not allow charities to use cloud computing.  The reference given was the CRA’s Information Circular IC78-10R5, “Books and Records Retention/Destruction”.  (Also mentioned was RC4409 which …

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Google Trend GP (Blue) NAV (Red) AX (Gold)

Microsoft has three flavours of its Dynamics Accounting Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software:  GP – Great Plains, NAV – Navision and AX – Axapta.  A question that comes up regularly is which version of Dynamics to implement.   It’s a difficult …

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“I hate this system!” I had been just making conversation (in an accounting kind of way). The person behind the counter was entering my order and I happened to recognize the system she was using. Well, I got an earful …

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There’s something new from Microsoft, and it’s not software. It’s a methodology called Sure Step. Why am I excited about a methodology? Because Microsoft has recognized that the reasons that projects fail or customers are unhappy with their system rarely …

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“Tally 9.0 has been dubbed the most advanced accounting software on the planet.” That claim is obviously more marketing spin than carefully researched fact, but it points to a trap that we so frequently fall into: comparing accounting software as …

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