Articles


Physical Inventory – The Foundation for Quality Management

Published January 2017, GPOptimizer Winter 2017 Edition
By Frances Donnelly, C.Q.P.A.

Inventory investment to run your business is serious stuff. Any ability to achieve customer satisfaction levels while reducing that investment pays off in a big way on your bottom line. This issue has several ideas that might be useful for your organization…

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Documents for the Quality Function are Not Just Reports

Published July 2016, GPOptimizer Summer Edition
By Frances Donnelly, C.Q.P.A.

When Printed Output is More than a Report

A frequent question from customers during the investigation of acquiring new software is always “What about reports?” The great news is that when working with Microsoft Dynamics branded products the reporting options are legion. There is a range of tools from Report Writer, to SQL Reporting Services, to Microsoft Word templates, to the newly delivered Power BI tools….

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Selecting Solutions for Manufacturing – What is changing?

Published January 2016, GPOptimizer Winter Edition
By Frances Donnelly, C.Q.P.A.

When manufacturing processes evolve don’t software needs change too?

About 60% of the manufacturers we speak with these days will be able to identify that they are seeking a discrete or process based manufacturing solution for their business. However we are finding…

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Business Data: What Comes after Cost and Count?

Published July 2015, GPOptimizer Summer Edition
By Frances Donnelly, C.Q.P.A.

Traditionally business systems do a good job concentrating on the cost and count of activities. But information needs are expanding and businesses need tools to acquire, manage and analyze that expanded data….

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