I came into the office one weekend not long ago to do an upgrade for a client. The client had been operating GP 10.0, and
Upgrading an accounting system can be a daunting task for some. I often here from clients that they feel as though they have just implemented a system and now there is a new version to upgrade to. Unfortunately, this is sometimes the case. Dynamics, for instance, now does 6 month cycle releases for their new versions. Meaning there will be a GP2015, GP2015 R2 and then GP2016. So what is the point in trying to keep up? Is there really that much value in upgrading?
Each year there is a new version of your ERP software and the big question is should this be the year that we upgrade. Many may see upgrading as a large project that will take time and resources but what you don’t see are all the benefits you will have from upgrading. These benefits are not always limited to the ERP enhancements with an upgraded software. A lot can happen in the year or two that it has been since your last upgrade. Businesses are constantly changing and the need for more automation and functionality out of your software is always there.
We often say that accounting systems are “sticky”. Once you find one that works for your business you feel locked in because of:
2. The fact that you need it up and running every single day so that your business can function efficiently.