About Andrew Karasev

Andrew Karasev is Chief Technology Officer in Alba Spectrum Technologies USA nationwide Microsoft CRM, Microsoft Great Plains customization company, based in Chicago, California, Texas, New York, Georgia and Florida and having locations in multiple states and internationally (www.albaspectrum.com), he is Dexterity, SQL, C#.Net, Crystal Reports and Microsoft CRM SDK developer.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM, GP, NAV, AX: Project Green Preliminary Review

Microsoft Business Solutions Great Plains, Navision, Axapta, Solomon and CRM are strategically renamed into Microsoft Dynamics GP. NAV, AX, SL, CRM respectively.

ERP System of the future: Database, Business Logic and Interface
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We will base our prognosis on our Microsoft Business Solutions ERP consulting practice: Microsoft Great Plains, Navision, Axapta, MS CRM.

Microsoft CRM for Large Corporations Security

Microsoft Business Solutions CRM proved to be a reliable solution in the whole spectrum of industries and market niches: transportation & logistics, education, recruiting & placement, supply chain management, pharmaceutical, oil & gas, aerospace & defense, manufacturing, wholesale & retail.

ERP Implementation: Success Factors
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As seeing large number of implementations – in our case these are Microsoft Business Solutions Products: Great Plains, MS CRM, Navision – we would like to give you our opinion on what should you consider to do to secure implementation success.

ERP Remote Support: Microsoft Great Plains analysis pluses & minuses
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Former Great Plains Software Dynamics/eEnterprise and currently Microsoft Business Solutions Great Plains serves midsize and corporate clients as ERP system in the following countries and regions:

Microsoft Business Solutions VAR/Partner Selection Overview for IT Director/Manager/Controller

Microsoft Great Plains and Microsoft CRM become more and more popular, partly because of Microsoft muscles behind them. Now Great Plains is targeted to the whole spectrum of horizontal and vertical market clientele. Small companies use Small Business Manager (which is based on the same technology – Great Plains Dexterity dictionary and runtime), Great Plains Standard on MSDE is for small to midsize clients, and then Great Plains serves the rest of the market up to big corporations. Microsoft CRM is extremely scalable and fits to all the market niches.

Microsoft Great Plains implementation: Restaurants SCM Example
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Microsoft Great Plains serves the majority of US based horizontal and vertical markets.

Microsoft Great Plains Accounting Software ERP Development

Microsoft Great Plains is the definite stake for Microsoft Business Solutions for the US market.

Microsoft Great Plains eCommerce: Overview for Developer

Microsoft Business Solutions Great Plains was designed back in the early 1990s as the first graphical ERP/accounting system for mid-size businesses.

Microsoft Great Plains SQL Reporting and Data Fixing
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This is beginner level SQL scripting article for a DB Administrator, Programmer, or IT Specialist.

Microsoft CRM Implementation Fundamental CRM Principles Revision

Microsoft CRM is a relatively new player on the now becoming traditional CRM software applications market.

Microsoft CRM Connector: Lotus Notes Domino, CommuniGate Pro, PostFix, Exim, Oracle Collaboration Suite, GroupWise

Microsoft Business Solutions is promoting its own CRM – Microsoft CRM. Microsoft CRM is gaining market share in small, mid-size and even large company CRM markets.

Dexterity Trigger Microsoft Great Plains Customization Example

Microsoft Great Plains has multiple customization options. You can use SQL programming from the back end, or VBA/Modifier to slightly improve end-user interface.

Microsoft CRM: Generic Web Development?

Microsoft CRM is designed to be customizable. Also the conception of Microsoft CRM – it is a web-based application – sure it has the MS Outlook client, but this is auxiliary. So think about MS CRM as your web front. We do, however understand that programmers should be given examples on how to modify MS CRM. We are trying to cover this in this small article.

Microsoft CRM Customization If You Give Up
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Microsoft CRM is designed to be customizable. However this is a new system and you may not be comfortable to do it on your own. In this small article we’ll try to reassure you that you can do it or point to the right direction if you would like to subcontract it to professionals.

Microsoft RMS Integration & Customization

Microsoft RMS (Retail Management System) is a former SMS QuickSell and QuickSell2000 – retail management and point of sale application, which has headquarters solutions and is now owned and marketed by the Microsoft subdivision – Microsoft Business Solutions.

Microsoft Business Solutions: ERP, CRM, RMS for small and mid-size company – overview for Consultant
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Microsoft Business Solutions has good combination of ERP, CRM, Retail Management applications to cover all the needs for small, mid-size and even large company.

Microsoft Great Plains Consultant Selection overview for IT Director

Microsoft Great Plains is main Microsoft Business Solutions accounting package for the US market. If you are mid-size of small company, or cost control is really an issue for you, then you should look for the most cost efficient solution and select consultant or Microsoft Business Solutions consulting partner accordingly. We would like to give you some hints on the selection options and process.

Microsoft Great Plains Migration From One SQL Server to Another

Microsoft Great Plains has tens thousands of installation across the USA as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Spanish speaking South America, UK, Poland, Middle East and South Africa.

Microsoft CRM Custom Development

Microsoft CRM is CRM’s answer from Microsoft Business Solutions to traditional CRM vendors, such as Siebel, and Onyx. Microsoft CRM customization techniques are very diversified and based on the whole spectrum of recent Microsoft technologies.

Microsoft Great Plains Integration Manager Working with Text File

Microsoft Business Solutions main middle market ERP application – Microsoft Great Plains has multiple integration options: MS SQL Scripting (stored procedures and views), ADO.Net programming, Microsoft SQL Server DTS packages. You certainly can deploy such SDK tools as eConnect. However here we would like to show you how to program the simplest user friendly tool: Microsoft Great Plains Integration Manager.

Great Plains Sales Order Processing and Invoicing Modules Tips for consultant

Microsoft Great Plains – main Microsoft Business Solutions application for US and Latin American (except Brazil, where MBS promotes Navision) markets is built with multiple modules. In the case of Sales automation you – software selection specialist should consider two Microsoft Great Plains modules: Sales Order Processing (SOP) and Invoicing. You should understand the difference between the two and see which one is the best fit for your company. Let’s consider two modules SOP and Invoicing. We’ll give you non formal view, based on our consulting practice.

Microsoft Business Solutions Partner Consulting in the Time of Post-Recession

We are a group of Chicago and Houston based Microsoft Business Solutions Great Plains, Microsoft CRM, RMS and Navision consultants who saw the economic boom at the end of 20th century and then deep recession, which hit high tech and telecommunication sectors with extreme severity.

How to Launch a New IT Consulting Practice

In the new era of internet marketing, the problem of severe competition comes into the first position.