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Top 10 Technology Blog Posts for 2019

With 2019 quickly coming to a close and 2020 right on its heels, we thought it’d be fun to look back at our top 10 technology blog posts for the year. This year’s list is a great mixture of tips and tricks for current users of Acumatica and Microsoft software solutions, plus expert advice for people in the market for a new ERP. For those of you who missed any of these posts along the way, or our new readers looking to learn something new, now is a great time to catch up. To read any of the posts on this list, click the “read more” link below the brief synopsis.

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Now, without further ado, here are our top 10 technology blog posts.

How Do VLANs Work?, Published by Brent Quick on October 9, 2017

A Brief Synopsis: Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) separate an existing physical network into multiple logical networks. Thus, each VLAN creates its own broadcast domain. Communication between two VLANs can only occur through a router that connects to both. VLANs work as though they are created using independent switches.

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Five All New Time Saving Outlook Tips for 2019, Published by Laura Schomaker on January 17, 2019

A Brief Synopsis: With the sheer volume of email most professionals receive each day, it’s easy to let it take over your workday. But it doesn’t have to. With our new Outlook tips, you can finally tame your inbox and get back to more important things.

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Become a Spreadsheet Master with Five New Excel Tips for 2019, Published by Laura Schomaker on January 24, 2019

A Brief Synopsis: Do you spend much of your workday in Excel? Would you like to learn the fastest way to create Pivot Tables, charts or tables? Do you struggle to build formulas in Excel? There’s a built-in tool to help with that. Learn more about each of these items and more in our Excel tips updated for 2019.

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Introduction to the Available Dynamics 365 Modules, Published by Laura Schomaker on November 17, 2017

A Brief Synopsis: Like most other modern end-to-end business management solutions, Dynamics 365 offers users several modules they can choose from to build a system that fits their unique needs. Learn why this is helpful and get an overview of the modules available for Dynamics 365.

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5 Tips and Tricks to Make Using the New Microsoft Outlook 2016 Easier, Published by Laura Schomaker on May 24, 2017

A Brief Synopsis: You probably spend much of your day working inside Outlook. Perhaps surprisingly, the Washington Post reports, a recent survey by Adobe found that on average, workers spend 4.1 hours of each workday on email.  Ready to take back some of that time?

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Acumatica Pros and Cons: An Unbiased Overview, Published by Laura Schomaker on October 15, 2018

A Brief Synopsis: Doing your own ERP research can be frustrating and time consuming. That’s why we’re bringing the research to you. In this post, you’ll find a detailed list of Acumatica pros and cons. Use it to decide whether the popular ERP system is right for your business.

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Planning a GP Upgrade? Don’t Forget to Check the Great Plains 2018 System Requirements First, Published by Laura Schomaker on September 30, 2018

A Brief Synopsis: Thinking about upgrading your Dynamics GP (Great Plains) software? Before you start, you’ll want to make sure your supporting hardware and software meet the system requirements. Get all the details here.

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Simplify Your Reporting with Excel Reports in Dynamics GP, Published by Beth Hodge on August 16, 2018

A Brief Synopsis: Did you know that Dynamics GP includes a bunch of Excel reports? These are useful if you love Excel’s reporting capabilities, but don’t have the coding know how to manipulate your GP data. Learn how to set up Excel Reports in Dynamics GP.

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Acumatica Pro Tip: How to Attach a File to a Record in Acumatica, Published by Laura Schomaker on February 28, 2019

A Brief Synopsis: One of the best parts about using a modern ERP like Acumatica is finally having a single place to store all your most important business information. Use the document attach feature to save photos, invoices, anything you like and then link them to a relevant record. Finally, you’ll search less and get more done.

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Five Must Know Dynamics GP Tips and Tricks for Every User, Published by Laura Schomaker on November 18, 2018

A Brief Synopsis: Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a new user, these Dynamics GP tips and tricks from our experts with nearly 30 years’ experience will teach you something new. Get ready to save yourself time and effort.

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And, there you have it, our top 10 technology blog posts for 2019. Which was your favorite? Is there another one it surprised you to see didn’t make the list? Let us know when the comments below. We hope you’ll join us in 2020 for a whole new crop of exciting articles. Until then, happy holidays!

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