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Charity365 powered by Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Total Enterprise Solutions are a Microsoft Gold Partner for Enterprise Resource Planning. We offer business solutions powered by Microsoft Dynamics Business Central / NAV and Office 365, delivered with our values of passion, quality and integrity.

TES is a privately owned company, with a highly skilled team of professionals dedicated to help you achieve your business objectives.
Total Enterprise Solutions has been operating for over a decade, with passionate educated staff bringing the best out of your system and maximising the return on your investment.

With market leading systems like ServiceNow, recognised and externally audited processes including ISO27001. A culture focused on people and customers driven by a leadership team with a long-term vision for the company.
We don’t want to be the biggest, our ambition is to be the best at what we do for our customers.

We are large enough to matter and small enough to care, which why we enter into long term partnerships with our customers with dialogue focusing on the customers own vision and goals to ensure we are assisting them to reach their potential.

Transform > Support > Manage

Once we’ve transformed your system our service desk is always there to provide any support you may need. We used ServiceNow which is an industry leading and scalable ITSM Platform.

IT Service Management including:

  • Incident Management
  • Service Requests
  • Problem Management
  • Change Management

Dedicated support team with:

  • Incident Manager
  • Dedicated Incident Management team
  • Dedicated Change Management
  • Dedicated Support Developers

Total Managed Services

Once we have helped transform areas if your system and with the peace of mind of our support service, which is reactive to any issues that may occur. The final piece of the puzzle that TES offer clients is a proactive set of managed services.

TES aims to ensure you maximise your return on investment, through our Total Managed Services package. This extra layer of protection means we focus on your system, changes and anything else you need so you can focus on your organisation.

Our Managed Services provide a number of benefits including:

  • Virtual IT Director
  • Full system review
  • Bank days
  • Small system changes

TES specialise in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV and Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales and continually review the market for complimentary solutions that will add value to our customers. Currently we work with:

Jet Global
Zetadocs
LS Retail
Contina
Lead Forensics
Power BI
Power Apps
Microsoft Flow

We offer a unique methodology developed over two decades of implementing hundreds of systems. A combination of Microsoft’s best practise PRINCE2 processes and expertise. We invested in ISO 27001 which is a certification that assures our customers we have a robust approach to managing information security.

 

Contact us today to see how we can help you.

enquiries@totalenterprisesolutions.co.uk or give us a call on 0333 256 1881

Price and Value Balance

Looking for a new finance system?

Looking to upgrade your system?

Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft 365 Business Central are the key ERP systems of choice but what are the key differences? Functionality, customisation, upgrades, infrastructure requirements and licensing to name a few.

Dynamics 365 Business Central, and Dynamics GP

Both ERP systems have a strong history and have stood the test of time with Microsoft. GP offers a good functionality foundation and is reliable. Business Central has a strong Microsoft road map with continual investment and innovation.

BC offers an array of ISV solutions, there is an exact solution to meet your organisations needs. Monthly subscription, deployment in the Microsoft Cloud, using the Microsoft Azure platform. There are multiple benefits of hosting in the Cloud, the Microsoft security offering being just one.

Dynamics 365 Business Central

TES work with many organisations to migrate to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business central from software such as QuickBooks, Sage 50, and Dynamics GP. Specifically, with GP not only are you getting additional functionality but also it is cost effective as you can trade your licence in against the value of a Business Central license.

Cutting-edge financial management software with the ability to seamlessly integrate with the Microsoft stack your employees can hit the ground running with the familiar applications all in one place. Reducing the need for duplicated spreadsheets, saving time and the potential for human error.

Heavy investment from Microsoft, allows Business Central to continually be equipped with the latest innovations and easily updated without the need for dramatic digital transformations ever again as Microsoft push out enhancement, bug fixes and updates.

TES also offer a Total Managed Services for your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central system with market leading ServiceNow self-service portal, experts at hand and regular reviews. Combined with dedicated account management and ISO 27001 you know you’re in great hands with an innovative reliable system.

You’ve selected the software, now for the partner;

Do they understand your organisational financial requirements?

Do they understand the financial requirements relating to your ERP system in your location, this is particularly if you’re a multinational organisation?

Does the partner have industry experience ?

Is the partner confident in the size, scope and complexity of your project?

Speak the language of the users – particularly if an implementation is across different countries and languages. TES rewrote the whole of a Microsoft Dynamics NAV implementation in Welsh for the Welsh Assembly

Support, when you need it. Ensure that the partners support hours fit your organisation. TES hours are 9-5:30 but weekend and early/evening packages are available

Ensure you’ve established what is important to you. TES operate under the values of Quality, integrity and passion. We have heard many horror stories and assisted with rescue implementations. TES always strives to ensure you maximise the ROI on your system. If you don’t feel like you’re with the right partner, please don’t hesitate to contact us for a friendly chat!

If you’d like to know more, you can watch some videos on our YouTube channel here.

Drop us an e-mail on enquiries@totalenterprisesolutions.co.uk

Or give us a call on 0345 257 1173

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, and the brave new world of Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft are investing heavily in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) as they recognise that these capabilities are a critical element of their future product and service offerings.

As a result of this strategy we currently have three AI and ML powered capabilities “out of the box” in Business Central and we expect to see more in future version releases.

These are:

  1. Item setup assisted by image recognition:

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2. Late Payment prediction for sales orders: AI 2

3. Inventory Forecasting

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All of the AI and ML features are designed around the principle of cognition providing insights and insights driving actions. AI and ML have greater cognition capabilities that traditional reporting methods so can provide insights that would not otherwise have been apparent. These insights can drive actions which give the business a competitive edge.

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As stated earlier in this post we expect to see more AI & ML features appearing in Business Central as “out of the box” features. In addition, for customers who have unique business scenarios which would benefit from AI and ML insights they are also providing an Azure based framework in which custom models can be built. These models can then easily be integrated into your BC application to drive the actions that will transform your business processes.

 

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Want to know more? Contact us on enquiries@totalenterprisesolutions.co.uk or call us on 0345 257 1173

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Total Managed Services TES & Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Total Enterprise Solutions are a Microsoft Gold Partner.

TES empowers your staff with a new range of capabilities contributing to your digital transformation strategy.

TES software transformation can deliver many benefits including;

managed services

Once we have helped you transform areas of your system and with the peace of mind of our support service, which is reactive to any issues that may occur.

The final piece of the puzzle that TES offer clients is a proactive set of managed services.

TES aims to ensure you maximise your return on investment, through our Total Managed Services package. This extra layer of protection means we focus on your system, changes and anything else you need so you can focus on your organisation.

Our Managed Services provide a number of benefits including;

what you get

Want to know more? Contact us on enquiries@totalenterprisesolutions.co.uk or call us on 0345 257 1173

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TES Customer Day 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the TES 2018 Customer Day at No 11 Cavendish Square. We have received lots of good feedback. It was a very successful day.

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If you would like to discuss anything further please contact us on enquiries@totalenterprisesolutions.co.uk 

There are still some place available on our Jet Budgets Webinar: 

Please register for Jet Budgets Webinar Co-Hosted by Total Enterprise Solutions on Dec 6, 2018 4:00 PM GMT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6477235488768097025

Please join our 30 minute webinar discussing the six most common issues Dynamics users face when planning and re-forecasting fiscal budgets. During the session we will show you how Jet Budgets tackles each of these issues all while retaining the option to use your favourite budgeting product, Microsoft Excel. The top six issues are:

Wasted Time
Inconsistent Manual Data Entry
Lack of Transparency
Data Consolidation
Merging Budgets to Actuals
Template Inflexibility

As part of signing up for this webinar your organisation is automatically qualified for our special Jet Budgets discount valid until December 23rd, 2018. Please contact your Jet Global reseller for a formal quote.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Directions EMEA 2018 with TES!

Directions EMEA 2018 did not disappoint. Some of our team went along to find out all of the latest exciting updates coming for Microsoft Dynamics NAV, and the newly released Microsoft Dynamics Business Central. If you’re coming to the TES 2018 customer day you will hear about all of the innovative features, and benefits of Business Central.

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The Microsoft Dynamics NAV we know and love has had it’s annual upgrade, and enhancements to ensure it remains a market leading product. Equipping it’s users with the latest technology.

The platform has been evolving for over a decade and has stood the test of time with TES and customers alike. Millions of people every year adopt NAV, and Business Central will continue to be reliable, forward thinking and… central to your business!paul at directions

TES had one of the largest attendees  to the event to ensure we covered all angles with the latest release. The management team was spread across the business covering strategic, technical, operational and sales.

Lots of information came out of Directions, however, a few key points to note:

  • TES will continue to support all versions of NAV. If you would like to discuss TES becoming your partner please drop us an email enquiries@totalenterprisesolutions.co.uk
  • Microsoft Dynamics Business Central has an exciting cutting edge future and you will not be disappointed with an upgrade.
  • It offers complete integration of the Microsoft stack we all rely upon. Yes, Outlook, Office, Power Apps, etc,  all of the Microsoft stack integrates with Business Central seamlessly.
  • During the conference it was announced by HMRC, Microsoft are accredited for making tax digital
  • In the new release of NAV, Business Central we are seeing the first applications of Machine Learning and AI providing business insights!

In recognition of TES’s recent progress and achievements our Managing Director, Paul Faulkner was asked to take the stage in a Q&A panel.

 

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If you would like to talk to TES regarding NAV or Microsoft Dynamics Business Central drop us an email on enquiries@totalenterprisesolutions.co.uk

or call us on 0345 257 1173

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TES helps charities and NFP’s solve problems, so they can focus on what’s important…

TES have been working with Charities and Not for Profit organisations for over a decade. We have industry specific, in house developed software to tailor your finance system to speak the language of the charity sector. If you have any questions we are here to help.

  • Want to upgrade your ERP system but don’t know where to start?
  • Want to work with a partner who truly understands Charity finance?
  • Looking to move into the Cloud?
  • Using NAV but not getting much value out of your partner?
  • Want to trade in your GP license value to NAV?
  • Looking for a Business Central expert?
TES specialise in working with some of the countries leading Charity and Not for Profit organisations.
Give us a call today to discuss how we can help you.
0345 257 1173
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Changes to Dynamics NAV & 365 Business Central Pricing & Licencing

From the 1st October Microsoft announced there will be changes to future licencing policies for the Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central platforms. As each organisation is unique please get in touch to discuss how these changes will affect you.
We will be covering these changes at our annual customer day on the 22nd of November

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Pertinent points to note:

• Business Central will use a named user licencing model
• You have until the 31st of December 2018 to buy Microsoft Dynamics NAV
• From the 1st of January 2019 new licenses will only be available for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

If you want to discuss this, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

The two commercial options available for you for purchasing Business Central On Prem are:

Perpetual

If you decide to stay on Perpetual then Microsoft will give you 2 named users for every Concurrent user you have on your licence, there are 2 types of Named user, Essentials and Premium, the latter being for those companies using Manufacturing and / or Service Management. If you have limited users today, then they will be traded on a 1-for-1 basis for the new Team Member user and Device licences will also be done on a 1-for-1. Your version of NAV and the functionality you have purchased will dictate what your trade-in is worth. You should check now to see what you are entitled to.

If you are currently a TES customer contact your account manager for any further information or call us today on 0345 257 11763

Subscription

If you opt for the Subscription licence model then Microsoft have announced several options that acknowledge your years of commitment to the Dynamics NAV brand:

Option 1 – You can transition fully to a Subscription-based model and receive a 40% discount of the monthly Subscription price. Customers that chose this route will no longer be paying BREP.

Option 2 – You can transition to a Subscription-based model but choose to carry on paying your BREP. For customers taking this route they will be given an 80% discount on the monthly Subscription price.

Regardless of which option you choose you will have the opportunity to use the Cloud Add-On for an additional monthly fee per user. This means you can have an on-premise or private cloud solution that syncs key data to the Microsoft cloud giving you the opportunity to take advantage of the Intelligent Edge, a set of cloud based connected systems and devices that gather and analyse your data giving users get real-time insights and experiences.

These discounts will be in place until 30th June 2021.

Pricing will be different for every customer. Please do not hesitate to get in touch and we can look at all of your options, advising an informed choice.

Contact us on 0345 257 1173 or enquiries@totalenterprisesolutions.co.uk

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Struggling with an outdated ERP system? Are you using Microsoft Dynamics GP and require a modern solution?

Are you outgrowing your accounting system? Do you want to upgrade your legacy ERP system or outdated Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains?

With the introduction of Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, that upgrade is here!

The modern solution for the modern business.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is the software of choice, but how do you get it? Microsoft are supporting the migration from Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains to Business Central with a license trade in value scheme.

Modern, streamlined interface makes it user friendly and easy to navigate. Empower your workforce with the latest technology and systems to do their jobs while maintaining the trusted and proven Microsoft suite.

Connect your on-premises Dynamics SMB solution to the intelligent cloud through Dynamics 365 Business Central, and get access to Power BI, Microsoft Flow, PowerApps, machine learning and others.

From edge device to many cloud solutions.

With Microsoft supporting the road map to migrate GP users to Business Central we will do the hard work for you, while providing a market leading solution. GP will be seamlessly connected via the Intelligent Edge to the cloud. This allows leveraging of the MS technology with the ability to migrate a GP customer to the cloud in a more simplified fashion.

Things to consider if Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is right for you: 

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Looking to integrate all of your organisations departments? Business Central can!

Want full integration with Microsoft Office 365? Business Central can!

Does your current system let you send quotes and invoices directly from Outlook? Business Central can!

Do you have duplicate data in different systems? Business Central brings all of this together!

Struggle to pull reports, showing exactly how you require the data? Business Central is easily customisable!

 

 

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business central has a whole host of benefits through powerful new features for working with lists and searching for pages and reports.

What other benefits are users experiencing?

  • Improved layout and data with the refreshed desktop. Easier than ever to use with a focus on improved layout of data, taking advantage of screen space, the better data visibility, readability and easier navigation through the entire application. Attractive, capable, mature and with a fast browser experience running and growing a business is easier than ever.
  • Modern user experience. Navigation with the back button displayed prominently on the left of the page and with special dynamic system commands occupying the middle section it has moved navigation closer to users.

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Multiple elements related to lists, lookup windows, and grids have been refreshed to align with the rest of the product and with the aspiration of Business Central to be modern software for the cloud and on-premises.

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Example of a list of customers.

With the new command bar, users can now be more productive with larger screen estate devoted to their business data, reducing space used previously for menus and ribbons. Our customers have been particularly pleased with the clean fresh interface, flexible grid customisation, and fast access to data.

  • Improved productivity in lists. Improved data filtering navigation, personalisation the freeze pane and more. Work efficiently in lists in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central by influencing calculations and applying filters to multiple fields.
  • Filtering lists. Anchored to the side of your lists, the new filter pane has a familiar design that is easy to learn and efficient to work with. Switch between predefined filtered views of your list, adjust a view by adding your own filters, or simply start from scratch.

To see what Microsoft Dynamics Business Central can do for your organisation contact us here: enquiries@totalenterprisesolutions.co.uk

or give us a call on 0345 257 1173

Free software demonstrations available 

 

 

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Struggling with your Charity finance system? We can solve your problems.

If you’re struggling with your finance system in a Charity or Not For Profit organisation, it’s likely that whatever your issue, we will have seen it before. Here at Total Enterprise Solutions (TES) we are passionate about the Third Sector. We specialise in working with Not for Profit and Charity organisations, and have dedicated the past decade to streamlining these organisations and eliminating many of the common issues faced in this sector.

Common questions:

  • How can I make my partial VAT recovery process quicker?
  • Why can’t we allocate a budget to the budget holder?
  • Can you help us despite our finance system being unsupported and outdated?
  • Can we reduce our paper and maintain easily accessible records?
  • Our accruals reporting is long and arduous, how do we streamline this without compromising quality?
  • How do we save time in our finance department?
  • Can I manage my ERP system on a mobile device ?

Whatever your issue, we can help. Total Enterprise Solutions speak the language of the Charity sector. We know your problems and have spent ten years perfecting solutions to problems just like these. Built on the market leading platform Microsoft Dynamics NAV  (also known as Business Central) we have developed a series of reports and enhancements called ‘The Not For Profit Pack’.

Over years spent working with the country’s leading charities and public sector organisations we have gained a wealth of experience. Built around Dynamics NAV, Microsoft’s on premise or in the cloud market leading ERP system, we have created a tailor-made solution to meet the needs of your specialised sector.

We appreciate the need for high quality service delivery, careful administration and the scrutiny of accounts undergone by charities. TES can deliver an innovative, easy to use system that fully integrates all of the familiar Microsoft software, enabling you to empower your staff and focus on your core mission.

Keep your donors, supporters and funds carefully managed through a finance system that provides data to insight in seconds. Income management, SORP financial reporting, budget allocation and approvals and meticulous reporting practises are streamlined and easy to produce within Microsoft Dynamics NAV coupled with Total Enterprise Solution’s Not For Profit pack.

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We are committed to assisting you reach your organisational goals. If you are a charity and would like to discuss how we can help , please do not hesitate to drop us an email enquiries@totalenterprisesolutions.co.uk

or give us a call on 0345 257 1173

Free software demonstrations available