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Tip of the Week | Add More Query Authorization Groups
Danny Pancratz in Best Practices, Usability, SAP Business One 9.3 May 21, 2018

Tip of the Week | Add More Query Authorization Groups

Each week, Ari Schipira, SAP Business One Director of Product Management, shares his SAP Business One Tip of the Week via Linkedin. 

This week's tip explains how to setup and define query authorization groups in SAP Business One. Earlier versions allow for up to 15 authorization groups, and the recently released version 9.3 now allows up to 1,000 groups. 

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Critical Success Factors for CRM Deployments - Part 3 | Avoid the
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in CRM, Best Practices May 18, 2018

Critical Success Factors for CRM Deployments - Part 3 | Avoid the "Big Bang"

(In case you missed the previous two parts of this blog series: Part 1 - Don't Boil the Ocean, Part 2 - Approach the Project from Both Directions.)

The demos are complete, the contract is signed, and now it's time to start achieving the return on investment that you've been promised during the sales cycle.

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Tip of the Week | It's Time for Change Logs Cleanup
Danny Pancratz in Best Practices, Usability, SAP Business One 9.3 May 14, 2018

Tip of the Week | It's Time for Change Logs Cleanup

Each week, Ari Schipira, SAP Business One Director of Product Management, shares his SAP Business One Tip of the Week via Linkedin. 

This week's tip explains how the Change Logs Cleanup utility in SAP Business One 9.3 enables each business to maintain change logs according to its specific needs. 

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Critical Success Factors for CRM Deployments - Part 2 | Approach the Project from Both Directions
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in CRM, Opinion, Best Practices May 08, 2018

Critical Success Factors for CRM Deployments - Part 2 | Approach the Project from Both Directions

Part 2 of our conversation about success factors with customer relationship management (CRM) implementations (Part 1: Don't Boil the Ocean & Why You Need a Project Chartercontinues on the theme of a unified team approach. 

CRM projects are often initiated by C-level executives inside the organization. However, the most successful projects employ not just a top-down approach, but also engage stakeholders across all levels of the business. 

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SAP Business One Gets Ready for GDPR with Release 9.3 PL04

With the impending May 25, 2018 enforcement date of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), software vendors are pushing out their updates to help meet the new privacy requirements and data management for businesses with customers in the European Union.

For SAP Business One, the recently released version 9.3 patch level four (PL04) addresses a number of these requirements.

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Critical Success Factors for CRM Deployments - Part 1 | Don't Boil the Ocean & Why You Need a Project Charter
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in CRM, Business Partners, Best Practices May 01, 2018

Critical Success Factors for CRM Deployments - Part 1 | Don't Boil the Ocean & Why You Need a Project Charter

When it's done right and deployed well, an effective CRM solution can have a major impact on the success of a business. However, the war stories you hear from customers and consultants alike are not always glowing with victory. 

As we kick off our May focus on CRM, let's explore what factors contribute to a successful deployment and what you need to consider when utilizing an integrated CRM and ERP solution, such as SAP Business One.

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5 Common Cybersecurity Risks and 10 Areas to Fix
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Paul Kurchina in Cybersecurity, Best Practices March 31, 2018

5 Common Cybersecurity Risks and 10 Areas to Fix

I guess mom is always right: We should never trust a stranger. Unfortunately, most of us don’t heed this advice when exchanging sensitive personal data and interacting freely across wireless and digital communication channels. From stolen intellectual property and customer data to operation shutdowns that leave people vulnerable, news headlines are giving us every reason to reconsider our false sense of security in the digital technology we use.

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Securing Your SAP Business One Deployment with Technical and People-Based Best Practices
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in GDPR, Cybersecurity, Best Practices March 16, 2018

Securing Your SAP Business One Deployment with Technical and People-Based Best Practices

Our most recent blog on GDPR was one of our most popular to date. In the post, we explored what these impending changes mean and unpacked the business implications of these updated rules and requirements for protecting the data of your customers from the European Union.

The next logical question for SAP Business One customers is, "How do I make sure that my SAP Business One deployment is protected against unauthorized access, both benign and malicious?" The answer to that question is not only technical, but also tied to your business processes..

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Pick It , Pack It , Ship It – Making the Most of Standard SAP Business One Sales Logistics Functionality
Richard Duffy
Richard Duffy in Logistics, Best Practices, Inventory January 30, 2018

Pick It , Pack It , Ship It – Making the Most of Standard SAP Business One Sales Logistics Functionality

Throughout the month of January, our community has explored a focus on logistics. By now, you have already had the opportunity to gain some insights into logistics best practices, to hear from SAP,  and to learn about complementary solution developers like Produmex and WiSys

I have good news. We have now added a bonus Logistics month webcast for our community. On Feb. 14, hear from SAP Business One customer OCuSOFT, Inc. on their business transformation. Their story includes a complete overhaul of their processes due to a growing business and..

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Instinct vs. Data in an Inventory-Driven Business
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Richard Duffy in Logistics, Best Practices, Inventory January 18, 2018

Instinct vs. Data in an Inventory-Driven Business

Logistics month continues for ONE.Source, our ASUG community for SAP Business One.

Throughout my career, I have met many small business owners with encyclopaedic knowledge of their businesses who absolutely amazed me. Much less often, however, have I met small business owners who were able focus their attention on innovation and business growth. Developing that encyclopaedic knowledge requires a lot of time and attention—attention that may be better served elsewhere. 

Too often, we focus our attention on achieving all-encompassing, encyclopaedic..

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