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Microsoft Great Plains

MAS 90 / 200 ] Macola Software ] [ Microsoft Great Plains ]

Pursue your business vision with confidence: Invest in a proven, fully-integrated business system that helps unify processes for increased productivity and efficiency. With Microsoft Business Solutions–Great Plains®, you can start with the essentials, then easily add components, integrate with other solutions, or extend capabilities as your needs change. Designed for rapid time-to-benefit and low cost of ownership, its foundation sets the stage to give you better visibility and control over decision-driving information. Here are some of the top ways it can help you improve business success:

Master Financial Operations

Make your financial operations work for you with integrated general ledger, payables and receivables management, and cash management functionality. Advanced financial analysis capabilities can show you not only where you stand right now, but where you'll be in the future.

Build on a Strong Foundation

With Microsoft Great Plains, you can rest assured your choice is stable, durable, and built for growth. Years of experience building reliable business solutions combined with scalable database technology gives you the foundation you need to make your solution work for you today, tomorrow, and into the future.

Tap Directly into Microsoft Applications and Technologies

Enhance productivity with seamless Microsoft Office integration, including smart tags that let users drill back to Microsoft Great Plains data while working in the Microsoft Office applications they use every day. Combine the power of Microsoft Windows® Small Business Server 2003 with Microsoft Great Plains Standard to gain sophisticated data management, networking, and collaboration capabilities within an affordable budget.

Equip Employees to Do Their Best and Unlock Business Potential

Empower your business and your employees with a straightforward, consistent approach to managing your business operations, including comprehensive financial, distribution, reporting, and project management capabilities. Microsoft Business Solutions Business Portal helps you deliver immediate, role-based access to Microsoft Great Plains applications and information via the Web. Out-of-the box integration with Microsoft Great Plains provides employees, suppliers, and other business partners with appropriate access to customer data, inventory queries, purchasing reports, and other information and processes.

Help Leaders Make Faster, Better Business Decisions

Built-in drill-down, inquiry, and reporting capabilities turn information into a powerful tool for improving business processes, analyzing financials, and more. Microsoft Great Plains Standard gives you a complete view of your operations to help you make fast, informed business decisions.

Use the Global Marketplace to Get and Keep More Customers

When you align your business practices with the Internet, you open new sales channels, provide better customer service, further streamline your operations, and deliver accurate information any time, from any location. Whether you're opening your first storefront, or planning your entire business model around the Internet, Microsoft Great Plains helps you build customized e-commerce storefronts that reach new and existing customers via the Web.

Microsoft Great Plains Fact Sheets
Analytics
Analytical Accounting
GP_AnalyticalAccounting.pdf
835 KB
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Analyze financial data by whatever criteria you require, introduce greater reporting flexibility and extensibility, and analyze transactions efficiently.
Crystal Reports
GP_CrystalRpts.pdf
589 KB
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Transform your Microsoft Business Solutions–Great Plains data into presentation-quality information so you can make better business decisions, with compelling views of business data created easier and faster than ever before.
Enterprise Reporting
GP_EnterpriseReporting.pdf
801 KB
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Enterprise Reporting offers you the most efficient reporting solution available for complex, distributed environments. It allows you to easily automate procedures unique to your business environment for complete control over consolidations, financial reporting, budgeting, and analysis.
Microsoft Forecaster
GP_Forecaster.pdf
497 KB
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Take control of the future of your organization with Microsoft Business Solutions for Analytics–Forecaster. Meet business objectives and gain competitive advantage with budgeting and planning capabilities that allow you to plan more effectively and respond quickly to changing business needs.
Microsoft FRx Professional
GP_FRxPro.pdf
1.1 MB
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Master your financial reporting process with Microsoft Business Solutions for Analytics–FRx Professional. High-performance capabilities give you comprehensive, highly customizable financial and management reports that are easy to create, distribute, and use.
Business Portal
Business Portal
GP_BusPortal.pdf
1.4 MB
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Unlock business potential and enhance productivity by providing role-based access to information and processes from a single Web-based portal. Microsoft Business Portal integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Great Plains to deliver applications, information, and processes to employees, customers, and partners across your organization.
Project Time and Expense
GP_ProjectTE.pdf
769 KB
Portable Document Format file
Project Time and Expense provides project team members and managers with a way to effectively capture, review and approve project time and expense data on the Web, enabling prompt, accurate customer invoicing and efficient reimbursement for out-of-pocket employee expenses.
Electronic Document Delivery
GP_EDocDelivery.pdf
448 KB
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Organize and schedule the e-mail message delivery of invoices, credit memos, and other sales documents to your customers in XML, HTML, Microsoft Office Excel, or PDF format, reducing administrative overhead and increasing customer responsiveness.
HR Management Self-Service Suite
GP_HRMSSS.pdf
683 KB
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Streamline HR management and empower employees to view and update personal information from any Web browser. The HR Management Self-Service Suite for Microsoft Business Portal integrates human resources and payroll data and helps provide accurate, current information across your organization.
Customization
Customization
GP_Customization.pdf
1.2 MB
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Meet specific business needs with powerful customization tools that allow your developers to integrate data from external sources, incorporate legacy applications, and modify your Microsoft Business Solutions–Great Plains solution to fit the most exacting business requirements.
Integration
GP_Integration.pdf
846 KB
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Utilize business data from almost any platform data source. Microsoft Great Plains offers powerful integration capabilities that use the latest industry-standard technologies, enabling you to integrate and incorporate data with a high degree of safety, flexibility, and speed.
Distribution
Advanced Distribution
GP_AdvancedDist.pdf
856 KB
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Maintain tight control over your distribution channels, improve processes, and drive superior customer service with new Advanced Distribution capabilities.
Advanced Picking
GP_AdvancedPick.pdf
536 KB
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Keep pace with competitive markets and low margins. Advanced Picking capabilities provide you with the flexibility needed to reduce handling and increase accuracy for both single and multi-site warehouse operations.
Available to Promise
GP_AvailToPromise.pdf
560 KB
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Empower your employees to make strategic decisions and provide superior service. New inventory and order management capabilities help ensure the right inventory is available at the right time to meet customer needs and boost profitability.
Demand Planner module
GP_DemandPlanner.pdf
829 KB
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Balance supply and demand effectively and gain competitive advantage by establishing a well-defined process for demand planning—or simplifying your current process—and improving the quality of forecasts.
Electronic Document Delivery
GP_EDocDelivery.pdf
448 KB
Portable Document Format file
Organize and schedule the e-mail delivery of invoices, credit memos, and other sales documents to your customers in XML, HTML, Microsoft Office Excel, or PDF format, reducing administrative overhead and increasing customer responsiveness.
eOrder
GP_eOrder.pdf
986 KB
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Empower your salespeople and existing customers by allowing them to place and update orders via an out-of-the-box, business-to-business Internet storefront, saving them time and increasing the accuracy of orders.
Inventory Management
GP_Inventory.pdf
1.1 MB
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Give your business a competitive edge. By controlling inventory effectively and setting prices on a customer-by-customer basis, you can reduce operating costs and achieve the fast, efficient fulfillment that keeps them coming back.
Purchase Order Processing
GP_PurchaseOrder.pdf
1.1 MB
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Take control of your business processes and empower your employees to make sound business decisions and minimize costs. Purchase Order Processing capabilities streamline purchasing tasks and equip employees to track and manage vital commitments on the fly.
Receivables Management
GP_Receivables.pdf
859 KB
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Maintain tight control over your accounts receivable with capabilities that help you track invoices, process receipts, and analyze customer activity, so you can manage sales made on account more effectively and yet maintain lower overhead costs.
Requsition Management
GP_ReqMgmt.pdf
600 KB
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Help increase control and visibility over your entire purchasing process, reduce paperwork, and automate approval processes. With Requisition Management, employees can enter purchase requisitions online for manager approval and automatic transfer to Microsoft Great Plains Purchase Order Processing.
Sales Order Processing
GP_SalesOrder.pdf
742 KB
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Enhance employee productivity and streamline your distribution process with sales order and invoicing capabilities that help you enter and process orders quickly and accurately and give you more control over your business process.
E-commerce
eConnect
GP_eConnect.pdf
253 KB
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Connect your organization’s applications and data to create a powerful flow of information that enables smarter decisions and a more productive workforce. With eConnect, you can use the latest industry-standard technologies to create real-time, transactional connections across Microsoft Great Plains, external applications, and outside organizations.
eOrder
GP_eOrder.pdf
986 KB
Portable Document Format file
Empower your salespeople and existing customers by allowing them to place and update orders via an out-of-the-box, business-to-business Internet storefront, saving them time and increasing the accuracy of orders.
Field Service
Field Service
GP_FieldService.pdf
765 KB
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Manage complex field service operations with higher levels of profitability and customer satisfaction. Nine powerful modules integrate essential accounting, distribution, and service processes to increase technician productivity, reduce overhead, and open up new revenue opportunities while focusing on what's important — your customer.
Financial Management
Analytical Accounting
GP_AnalyticalAccounting.pdf
835 KB
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Analyze financial data by whatever criteria you require, introduce greater reporting flexibility and extensibility, and analyze transactions efficiently.
Bank Reconciliation
GP_Bank_Reconciliation.pdf
835 KB
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Gain unparalleled access to mission-critical financial information within your business and turn that data into a powerful competitive tool, while at the same time controlling it with greater efficiency and ease than ever before.
Cash Flow Management
GP_CashFlowMgmt.pdf
1 MB
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Make timely, informed financial decisions and improve your cash flow with clear, customizable information views provided by Cash Flow Management.
Collections Management
GP_CollectionsMgmt.pdf
870 KB
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Improve your cash flow and reduce bad debt expense with the clear, customizable information views and automated bad debt management tools.
eBanking
GP_eBanking.pdf
710 KB
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Automate your critical banking activities and interact electronically with your bank with comprehensive tools that help reduce administrative costs, increase productivity, and improve cash management—in a security-enhanced environment.
eExpense
GP_eExpense.pdf
1.2 MB
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Enhance employee productivity and reduce processing costs with expense reporting capabilities that streamline expense management processes, eliminate paper receipts, and enable employees to create and submit reports any time, from any location.
Fixed Asset Management
GP_FixedAssets.pdf
634 KB
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Take control of your company's assets and put them to the best possible use in your organization with the asset management capabilities you need to effectively track, analyze, and utilize those assets to make them work for you.
General Ledger
GP_GeneralLedger.pdf
981 KB
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Manage the financial heart of your business with intelligent accounting and analysis capabilities that make your finances work for you, giving you the vital information you need and changing the way you do business for the better.
Multicurrency Management
GP_MultiCurrency.pdf
795 KB
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Take control of multinational operations and manage currency transactions smoothly and efficiently with flexible, powerful multicurrency capabilities.
Payables Management
GP_Payables.pdf
795 KB
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Improve your control over expenses with up-to-the-minute information about your payables, easy management of your vendors, and effort-saving automation of many routine or complex tasks that provides a great return on investment.
Receivables Management
GP_Receivables.pdf
859 KB
Portable Document Format file
Maintain tight control over your accounts receivable with capabilities that help you track invoices, process receipts, and analyze customer activity, so you can manage sales made on account more effectively and yet maintain lower overhead costs.
Foundation
Process Server
GP_ProcessServer.pdf
381 KB
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Maximize your business computing potential by moving processor-intensive tasks off the computers your employees use every day and onto dedicated process servers, avoiding costly slow-downs and vastly improving computer performance.
Report Writer
GP_ReportWriter.pdf
1 MB
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Work with powerful, customized reports that allow you to analyze every aspect of your business, pinpointing the exact information you need to increase your productivity and make effective business decisions.
Security Management
GP_SecurityMgmt.pdf
765 KB
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With powerful security management capabilities presented in a clear, interactive format, you can control access to data, applications, and tools; reduce IT administration; and help maintain high levels of protection for your business system.
System Manager
GP_SystemManager.pdf
969 KB
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Make your business processes work for you with the backbone of Microsoft Business Solutions–Great Plains System Manager. By configuring your system to meet your business needs, you'll work more productively and share information more effectively across your organization.
HR Management
HR Management Self-Service Suite
GP_HRMSSS.pdf
683 KB
Portable Document Format file
Streamline HR management and empower employees to view and update personal information from any Web browser. The HR Management Self-Service Suite for Microsoft Business Portal integrates human resources and payroll data and helps provide accurate, current information across your organization.
Human Resources
GP_HR.pdf
726 KB
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Manage and track a wide range of employee information to support informed, consistent decision-making. Understand the business impact of salary changes by running "what if" scenarios with various salary adjustment projections.
Payroll: Canada
GP_PayrollCanada.pdf
839 KB
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Streamline your Canadian payroll requirements and enable your staff to handle complex and changing payroll situations quickly and accurately, offering better service to your employees while reducing necessary overhead costs.
Payroll: United States
GP_PayrollUS.pdf
940 KB
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Streamline your U.S. payroll requirements and enable your staff to handle complex and changing payroll situations quickly and accurately, offering better service to your employees while reducing necessary overhead costs.
Manufacturing
Engineering Change Management
GP_MfgEngChngMgmt.pdf
583 KB
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As markets accelerate, so does the pace of change. New technologies and new customer demands increase the pressure on engineering to make process and component adjustments that accommodate such changes while maintaining or improving efficiencies and profitability. Engineering Change Management helps manufacturers organize and control this dynamic process.
Job Costing
GP_MfgJobCost.pdf
625 KB
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To help ensure business is profitable, you need accurate, current, and easy-to-access data about every costing detail relating to a job. Job Costing delivers this functionality to manufacturers by capturing all costs when they occur, and consolidating them into one location that's easy to access and manage—delivering a comprehensive view of production profitability.
Bill of Materials
GP_MfgBOM.pdf
1.1 MB
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Bill of Materials delivers complete, consistent, and correct product information, enabling you to maximize production efficiency and cut inventory costs across the extended enterprise. By tightly integrating different types of bills and customized definitions into manufacturing operations, Bill of Materials helps improve performance, support time-to-market and time-to-volume objectives, and ensure materials are where they should be, when they are needed.
Manufacturing Order Processing
GP_MfgOrdProcessing.pdf
820 KB
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Track production costs in detail and manage work orders, routings, outsourcing, and work center definitions. By directing the entire cycle of order processing, you can build a business that is both customer-driven and profitable.
Materials Requirements Planning
GP_MRP.pdf
1.2 MB
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Material Requirements Planning helps you realize the control you need to compete. Deep visibility into material requirements translates into more effective resource planning—helping reduce stock outages, drive down inventory costs, and streamline the production process.
Quality Assurance
GP_MfgQualityAssurance.pdf
692 KB
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By allowing you to design testing procedures of incoming materials to meet your manufacturing process, Quality Assurance equips you to start with the quality of raw materials you require, and dramatically helps to reduce manufacturing delays, rework, and scrap.
Sales Forecasting
GP_MfgSalesForecasting.pdf
673 KB
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Whenever you bring together people to accomplish a task, communication challenges may arise—especially when those people have different objectives and backgrounds. Your sales teams and manufacturing managers probably face these challenges—yet effective communication between these divergent groups is the first step to ensuring product delivery that's both efficient and effective.
Project Management
Project Accounting
GP_ProjectAccounting.pdf
1.2 MB
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Maintain tight control over strategic direction, support resources effectively, and ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget. Project Accounting connects project activities with company financials, provides extensive reporting capabilities, and helps ensure accurate accounting and billing processes throughout project life-cycles.
Project Time and Expense
GP_ProjectTE.pdf
769 KB
Portable Document Format file
Project Time and Expense for provides project team members and managers with a way to effectively capture, review and approve project time and expense data on the Web, enabling prompt, accurate customer invoicing and efficient reimbursement for out-of-pocket employee expenses.

 

 

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