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Acumatica Tip: Summarized Debits and Credits for Expense-Type GL Accounts

We were working on a project and came across a need that required some customization that we'd like to share in this Algorithm Acumatica Tip.

The Need: A Grid Showing Summarized Debts and Credits for Expense-Type General Ledger Accounts.

The Catch: We wanted totals for both period-to-date (PTD) and year-to-date (YTD) on the same generic inquiry (GI). 

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An Algorithm Customer WiSys Success Story

Algorithm Implements WiSys with a Pet Foods Producer to Increase Inventory Accuracy, Standardize and Automate Processes, and Increase Production Output 

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What are Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management?

The majority of established companies in our space have some form of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution in place and have for some time. For many years, this was enough to stay competitive.

But that is no longer the case. In today's rapidly-changing business environments new solution niches have emerged that are necessary for taking that next competitive step—business intelligence (BI) and corporate performance management (CPM).

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Algorithm's WiSys Strategy

We love WiSys.  We believe that WiSys, founded by Bruce Hollinger, is the best thing to happen to Macola since Bruce founded Macola. 

We have used WiSys to make Macola viable for the last decade plus.  Not just as a WMS product, but as a platform for adapting Macola to business needs when Macola wasn’t able or capable to meet customer demand.  The Agility framework made Macola practically open source. 

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Algorithm's Value Proposition to Macola Users

Over the last several months, after ECi terminated the reseller agreement with Algorithm and all resellers, a lot of confusion has arisen over what we can and can’t do now and going forward.

The fact is what we ‘can not do’ is very limited as you’ll see below.

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After the Dust has Settled: An Open Letter to Algorithm's Customers

As you may know, Algorithm and 15 of our reseller friends in the Macola community, after having our contracts cancelled by ECi, brought a complaint in federal court that was mediated and settled. 

In working through the give and take of a settlement, one thing was paramount to us and that was to retain our customers and relationships we’ve built over 25 years.  We know your business, you know our team and our capabilities.  I’m happy to say that we remain here, working for all our customers. What does that look like going forward? 

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A Farewell Message from Rick DeBusk

“The moving finger writes, and having writ, moves on…” — The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Forty-five years have elapsed since I began a career in manufacturing working as an injection molding machine tender on the midnight shift. Events, education, and experiences led into a position as a manufacturing applications consultant some twenty years ago. I will be retiring from full-time consulting at Algorithm effective December 31, 2018. Barb and I plan to devote more time to family, volunteer work, and travel.

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Common Size Financial Statements—It's a Matter of Perspective

Grand Canyon Aerial vs. Ground (1)
As I am flying over the Grand Canyon, it looks completely different than standing on its rim.  Granted, from both perspectives, it is a really big hole. 

But flying over it gives a fuller sense of the enormity of this natural wonder and the events that created it. 

Sometimes a different perspective helps us understand things better.  Looking at comparative financial statements gives us one perspective, but looking at a common-size statement can help us learn something new. 

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Webinar Recording: Introducing Algo Apps--Custom Solutions for Macola

While your Macola system offers plenty of functionality on its own, as you know there are many out-of-the-box limitations.

Over the years we've had hundreds of requests from customers for custom solutions to fix data issues and improve cumbersome processes in both Macola and Synergy. 

Today the result of those efforts are our Algo Apps.

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Webinar Recording: Applying Strategic Management to the Budgeting Process

Planning any project makes it go smoother. Budgeting is no different. 

Our Dennis Easter leads this educational webinar where he explores how applying project management to the budgeting process brings this oft dreaded process to a successful, repeatable conclusion. Areas of focus include scope, resources, and technology. 

Dennis is a financial planning and analysis connoisseur and Business Applications Consultant with Algorithm who has helped a multitude of companies with their budgeting strategy and development.

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