5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks

Protecting Your Business from Cyber Attacks: Getting Started  We all know that cyber attacks are becoming more and more pervasive, sophisticated, and damaging. A recent report in EC Council’s CISO Mag found that:   Attackers using Excel formulas (which is a default feature that can’t be blocked) to obfuscate malicious code tripled in the second half of 2020.  Outlook was most often spoofed in phishing emails, with Facebook and Office 365 coming in second and third. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks

How to Create a Journal Entry in Excel and Upload it to Dynamics 365 Business Central

A client recently asked me for instructions on how to create journal entries in Excel and then be able to “Copy and Paste” or “Upload” the entry from Excel to Business Central (If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard “QuickBooks can do it…”). I had been addressing this before by showing a… Continue reading How to Create a Journal Entry in Excel and Upload it to Dynamics 365 Business Central

How to Make Measures Total Correctly in Power BI Tables

Microsoft Power BI is a great tool for creating and publishing dynamic and interactive reports, but it has a few quirks that can be tricky to navigate. When creating a Power BI report with a table that contains Measures, sometimes the columns in the table don’t total correctly. When a Measure is used on rows… Continue reading How to Make Measures Total Correctly in Power BI Tables

Consolidating Financial Data in Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central

With roots that go back to Denmark in the 1980s, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central offers strong multinational and complex accounting capabilities—including the ability to handle consolidations—that other ERP solutions do not. Some organizations need to consolidate financial data for multiple business units or legal entities, while others have subsidiaries that report… Continue reading Consolidating Financial Data in Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central

How To Use the LS Retail Weekly Menu Planner for Restaurants

Restaurants using LS Retail’s LS Central ERP solution can use the Weekly Menu Planner to plan weekly menus, including the ability to plan for, purchase, and produce recipes all within the LS Central. Producing recipes within LS Central helps with tracking costs as well as quantity of ingredients on hand. When recipes are created in… Continue reading How To Use the LS Retail Weekly Menu Planner for Restaurants

How To Use LS Central Quick Service Restaurant Functionality

Restaurants that offer quick service or counter service can benefit from the functionality offered in LS Central’s hospitality module. From the cashier at the POS to the chef in the kitchen and the expediter delivering the meal, everyone is working together, in the same system, to communicate and deliver customers exactly what they order—quickly and… Continue reading How To Use LS Central Quick Service Restaurant Functionality

Configuring and Giving Loyalty Points in LS Retail

LS Central by LS Retail, an ERP built in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for retailers, has many capabilities to meet all the needs of retailers—from multiple stores to the head office.One of those features is the ability to set up customer rewards/loyalty programs. This video will show you how to configure, use, and troubleshoot… Continue reading Configuring and Giving Loyalty Points in LS Retail

How to Use the PowerPoint Option in Microsoft Teams

There are always new features that are introduced by Microsoft in their productivity tools that, at this point, can warrant a monthly status update about what’s new and what’s changed. This one I feel deserves extra attention. If you share a PowerPoint presentation during a Teams Meeting, this one will make your life better. When you… Continue reading How to Use the PowerPoint Option in Microsoft Teams

Resolving Issues with POS Returns in LS Retail

When you’re handling returns at the POS (point of sale) in LS Central or LS Nav from LS Retail, there are two common transaction server error codes you might encounter: ‘0098’ and ‘1000’. If your transactions are posted in the store database and replicated to the head office database, and returns are centralized or processed at… Continue reading Resolving Issues with POS Returns in LS Retail

How To Correct LS Nav Statement Calculation Issues

  Whether you use the job scheduler in LS Retail or post statements manually, occasionally you might run into an issue where the statement doesn’t calculate correctly. While this isn’t common, there are some scenarios that can cause a statement to not calculate—for example, if there are no transactions for the day, you won’t have… Continue reading How To Correct LS Nav Statement Calculation Issues