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Telltale Signs You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks: What Once Made Your Business Shine Just Doesn’t Sparkle Anymore

Your business is growing and with that growth, you're dealing with more orders, higher customer demands, and increased competition. If you’re feeling out of breath trying to catch up, then your systems are feeling stressed as well. The way your people work is changing too. There's no doubt about it, QuickBooks is very easy to use, and you may be worried about the complexity of a more robust solution, but a more powerful solution for your business is waiting, one that works the way you do, improving productivity while scaling to fit your growing requirements.

Growing Pain #8: System Limits Not Keeping Up with Business Opportunities

While you were busy managing the growing demand for your products and services and meeting the increasing needs of your customers, you may not have noticed you are quickly approaching user or transaction limits in place within your QuickBooks software. Now is the time to begin the search for solutions to manage the next chapter in your business.

The best solutions for business are simple, usable, and flexibleand they're also from Microsoft. Microsoft Dynamics gives small and mid-sized businesses, like yours, complete control over your core business processes. Our business management solutions are easy to use and easy to deploy. So you can quickly, simply, and finally transcend the limits of your overworked and undersized accounting software.

People get it. Microsoft Dynamics looks and works like Microsoft Office. That means everyone can jump right in and get to work.

It's on your terms. With Microsoft Dynamics, your team can work when and where it works bestat the office, at home, or on the road. Cloud and on-premises deployments give you the flexibility to choose whats best for your business.

It reduces your risk. After decades of experience and thousands of successful projects, our local implementation partners are there with you every step of the way. With RapidStart Services, implementations can take less time and less money than going through a manual setup. And you can import data from your legacy accounting system, so you can be up and running in fewer hours and with less risk.

Travis Perkins, Director of IT at EMIT Technologies says, "For more than five years, Microsoft Dynamics has supported us as we have grown from 17 to more than 110 team members. The latest release, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, will add new capabilities that we will use to improve strategies in every process across the company."

Check out how easy it is to get started with Microsoft Dynamics ERP by watching this short video. Take the next steps to see the product in action or learn more about Microsoft’s cloud or on-premises solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. Join us next week when we explore the next growing pain: your most valuable asset not living up to its potential.

This blog series addresses some of the common signs businesses like yours are outgrowing QuickBooks and how a business solution from Microsoft helps keep you on the path of growth. If you missed the previous postings, you can view them here:

Growing Pain #1: The Rubber Bands Holding Your Business Together Are Keeping You Up at Night

Growing Pain #2: Managing the Books and Cash Flow Isn't As Easy As It Used to Be

Growing Pain #3: A Lack of Control and Weak Audit Trails Create Business Risk

Growing Pain #4: You Can’t Move Forward When You Keep Looking Back

Growing Pain #5: You’re Putting Off New Business Opportunities

Growing Pain #6: You Are Becoming a a Jack-of-All-Trades, Master of None

Growing Pain #7: Cloud Computing Has You Questioning Your Technology Footprint

Jennifer Godin

Marketing Director

Jennifer specializes in marketing and works to make it as clear as possible what makes Andosi different. Working with the team architects and masterminds, Jennifer captures their thoughts and industry knowledge and turns it into ways users can consume – blog posts, demonstration videos and other touch points. The Andosi team member have worked on a lot of projects through the years and the number of answers they have to questions that everyday users have needs to be known!

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Recent Projects

In a recent project, Jennifer helped a large financial firm gather and document their needs for a complete CRM system overhaul. The project helped the company communicate their needs and work more efficiently with the system design architects who would bring new life to the system they had all but given up on!

Jennifer worked on a similar project, helping to define and document internal sales processes, with another client who needed to first hash out how their business flowed, before taking the next steps and building software that would truly work for them.

 

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