Replacing Quickbooks with Business Central

Replacing Quickbooks with Business Central

Quickbooks is a popular accounting software choice, but many small businesses find out the hard way that it’s not all that great for businesses experiencing growth. It’s rather inflexible for agile companies and worse, expanding its usability with additional licenses and computing capacity is prohibitively expensive.

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As a result, many businesses are moving to scalable and cost-effective alternatives such as Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Accounting tools on Business Central

Business Central is an enterprise resource management (ERM) software that companies can use to handle finances, inventories, supplies, and more. But as far as most ERMs go, that’s where the similarities end. Business Central takes its functionality up a notch by providing accounting tools that put even dedicated accounting software like Quickbooks to shame, especially in terms of generating data.

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You can access Business Central’s Accountant Role Center for real-time figures and in-depth data. The software can also accommodate licenses for external accountants should you need them.

What can I expect?

On Business Central, you’ll be able to effectively manage and control the following:

  • General ledgers
  • Accounts payables
  • Accounts receivables
  • Purchasing and inventories
  • Bank and cash management
  • Fixed assets

If you need help with learning how to use Business Central and seeing if it’s a good fit for your organization, White Owl can assist you. In fact, you can skip fiddling around the app on your own during the 30-day free trial period and instead try out the full version of Business Central for free while being guided by us.

What is the trial process with WhiteOwl?

We pride ourselves in giving clients all the information they need to make important IT investment decisions such as adopting an ERM service like Business Central. With us as your IT partner, you’re certain to get the full experience. Our standard trial process is as follows:

1. Discovery session

We’ll assess your system and your company’s needs so we can properly configure the software to meet your requirements. It’s the best time for you to identify specific outcomes you want for your company, as well as issues you want resolved and/or avoided. This step typically takes around two hours.

2. Live demonstration

After the assessment, our experts will take you through a complete software demonstration of the software to show you how easy it is to use. We’ll also show you how to integrate apps, generate reports, and troubleshoot common issues.

3. 30-day software trial period

Business Central’s 30-day trial comes as standard, but imagine how much more value you’ll get by migrating through WhiteOwl. Our process ensures that you’re not wasting time fiddling around with configuration and discovery. You can instead try the software as if it were already fully implemented. Additionally, we’ll also help your staff get comfortable with the system so they can troubleshoot future minor issues and keep potential downtime to a minimum.

4. Quote for full implementation

After the trial period, we will issue you a quote for full migration, implementation, and support. And because you already got the basics down pat, the system will be ready for you sooner than it would be if you did the trial by yourself.

How can WhiteOwl help?

We’ll make the transition simpler, faster, and easier for you and your staff. We have over 20 years of experience providing clients with innovative solutions. Our experts will ensure that you have a well-thought-out transition plan to minimize downtime and ensure that you hit the ground running on your new system. You’ll also get a taste of how responsive and reliable our support staff are while you go through your trial period.

Make the jump from Quickbooks to Business Central with WhiteOwl. We’ll make the shift as uncomplicated and unobtrusive as possible, so you can transition without significant downtime. Contact us today to schedule your migration appointment.

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