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A New Standard For Revenue Recognition Software Automation

March 11th, 2016|Intacct|

Revenue recognition is an accounting principle that determines the conditions under which income becomes realized as revenue. Generally, revenue is recognized only when a specific event has occurred and the amount of revenue is measurable. For many finance professionals, revenue management is among the top challenges today. With its combination of loosely defined regulations, evolving [...]

Why Microsoft Dynamics CRM? Advantages of the Microsoft Platform

February 25th, 2016|Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM)|

Microsoft Dynamics CRM provides growing and mid-market organizations a powerful platform to manage business relationships and data associated to them. It not only equips teams to be more productive and educated, but also gain deeper insights into the entire customer relationship across multiple business units. The sales automation, customer service and marketing modules align and [...]

How To Customize Microsoft Dynamics CRM Theme

February 12th, 2016|Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM)|

Since CRM 2015 UR1 you have the option to customize the look and feel of your Microsoft CRM system to include your company colors and logos by creating a Theme. To create a new Theme go to SETTINGS > CUSTOMIZATIONS > THEMES. Click on NEW: Give the Theme a name and add the Hex Code [...]

Cargas Names New President and Key Leaders

January 27th, 2016|News|

Lancaster, PA — Cargas Systems, an employee-owned business software and consulting company with 84 employees, is pleased to announce several promotions and new hires. The following individuals have been named to key strategic roles: Nate Scott Promoted to President After joining Cargas in 2005 and incrementally increasing his leadership responsibilities over the past decade, Nate [...]

Cargas Has Been Recognized As A Bob Scott’s VAR Star For 2015

January 15th, 2016|News|

Cargas Systems, has been selected as a member of the Bob Scott’s VAR Stars for 2015, a group of 100 organizations honored for their accomplishments in the field of mid-market financial software. Members of the VAR Stars were selected based on factors such growth, industry leadership and recognition, and innovation. Selection is not based on [...]

Microsoft Envision Replaces Convergence 2016

January 14th, 2016|Microsoft Dynamics GP|

Flagship Event For Business Leaders Microsoft has introduced Envision, a new conference that is "designed for CxOs and their senior department and functional leaders" and replaces Convergence US on Microsoft's event calendar, taking its April 4 to 6 slot in New Orleans later this year. Registration is now open! Attendees of Microsoft Envision can expect to [...]

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Compatibility With Other Microsoft Products

January 13th, 2016|Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM)|

By Joe Campagna with Cargas Systems As a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Consultant, I am frequently getting questions from our CRM customer base on whether current versions of their other Microsoft products are compatible with their current version of Dynamics CRM. It then popped into my head to make it easier on the Cargas CRM customer [...]

Top 10 QuickBooks Replacement Software Report

December 23rd, 2015|Intacct, Microsoft Dynamics GP|

With data from over 4,000 QuickBooks replacement reviews performed a study to provide software buyers a breakdown of the most popular software alternatives to replace QuickBooks based on actual reviews. The three most popular programs buyers considered when they were ready to move beyond QuickBooks were Dynamics GP, Intacct, and Sage 300 ERP. Analyzing [...]

Cargas Named Best Places To Work In PA 2015

December 11th, 2015|News|

Cargas Systems ranked #31 on the 2015 Best Places To Work in PA list for small/medium companies by joint public/private effort of Team Pennsylvania Foundation, the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED), the Pennsylvania State Council of SHRM and the Central Penn Business Journal. Companies from across the state entered the two-part process [...]

Controlling Traffic With Flagger Force And CRM

December 1st, 2015|Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM), Success Stories|

Flagger Force, Hummelstown, PA Solution: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Flagger Force provides professional traffic control services for clients in mainly the utility and construction industries. With the company’s traffic control specialists managing traffic, its clients’ workers can concentrate on what they need to accomplish on or nearby the [...]

Cargas Systems Takes The Brakes Off Its Growth

November 13th, 2015|News|

Dan Marschka | Photographer Chairman and CEO Chip Cargas is shown with some of the firm's new hires in the lobby of its Lancaster building.   “We’ve been holding back a bit.” That’s the way Chip Cargas describes the growth philosophy at  the Lancaster-based software and consulting firm he founded 27 years ago. But with [...]

Entrepreneur Of The Year

November 10th, 2015|News|

On Monday, November 2nd, the Central Penn Business Journal honored Chip Cargas as the Entrepreneur of the Year at the 12th annual Business of the Year Awards. The event honors top companies and individual leaders for their outstanding contributions to Central Pennsylvania's business community. Chip Cargas, Founder & CEO Cargas Systems Business Software & Consulting [...]

How Long Does It Take To Implement Intacct?

November 6th, 2015|Intacct|

Intacct Implementation Time In the past a basic implementation of a mid-market accounting or enterprise resource planning software was a lengthy process, 4-6 months. Stated on the Intacct website - with a proven methodology and repeatable process, you can be up and running with Intacct in as few as 60 days. Intacct [...]

Audit Nightmares: Don’t Risk Sales & Use Tax Compliance Webinar

October 30th, 2015|Microsoft Dynamics GP, Vertex SMB, Webinars|

It’s no surprise that as your business grows, so do your chances of facing a sales and use tax audit. Incorrect nexus determination, incomplete tracking of tax exemption certificates, and lack of compliance procedures can significantly increase your risk of a costly audit. Join us as Mike Yeager (CFO) of Cargas Systems and Bradd Wildstein [...]

FRx Migration To Management Reporter Webinar

October 21st, 2015|Microsoft Dynamics GP, Webinars|

Now that Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 has retired FRx, replacing it with Microsoft’s successor, Management Reporter (MR), there is a demand for converting the financial reports created in FRx to the selected new solution. For companies still using FRx, there is probably a general confusion about options to make this upgrade.  In this Webinar, we discuss [...]

Intacct Summer 2015 Release Highlights

October 21st, 2015|Intacct|

In the Intacct Summer 2015 Release, there are more than 30 updates to improve financial insight, accounting automation, ease of use, and more. For full details on all the new features, consult your Release Notes. The Summer 2015 Release features significant improvements to Intacct Reporting & Dashboards for greater insights, including new capabilities to [...]

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Features

September 9th, 2015|Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM)|

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016, which will be released in the fourth quarter of this year, continues on the journey to deliver Intelligent Customer Engagment to the market – helping companies deliver customer experiences that are personalized, proactive and predictive. The Dynamics CRM 2016 update includes all of the CRM services – CRM, Parature, form Microsoft, [...]

Cargas Named To 2015 Intacct President’s Club

August 14th, 2015|Intacct, News|

Lancaster, PA and San Jose, CA - August 14th, 2015 - This week Intacct, a leading provider of best-in-class cloud financial software, announced the channel partners that achieved membership in this year’s Intacct President’s Club. Cargas Systems is proud to receive this prestigious sales and customer satisfaction award, given annually by Intacct to top-performing partners. [...]

Outgrowing QuickBooks? What Is The Best Alternative To QuickBooks?

July 24th, 2015|Intacct|

QuickBooks has been a constant in the business community for many years. As one of the most well-known financial software platforms available, it is easy to see why many finance professionals choose to use it. However, sometimes QuickBooks isn’t the best choice. A more flexible tool can help streamline accounting operations and create serious efficiencies. [...]

CRM For Outook Buttons Greyed Out After Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 UR1

July 23rd, 2015|Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM)|

By Dave Packard with Cargas Systems Last night our CRM 2015 Online instance was updated to UR1. When I came in this morning and opened Outlook I had an issue—the CRM buttons were greyed out. I restarted Outlook and still had the same issue, so I checked Windows Update to see if the CRM 2015 [...]

Microsoft Dynamics CRM UR1 Quick Find Search Permissions Error For Custom Security Roles

July 23rd, 2015|Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM)|

By Dave Packard with Cargas Systems If you use custom security roles in CRM (and who doesn’t) then you may run into this issue when you update to CRM 2015 UR1. One of our users brought this to my attention after our upgrade last night. The user was hitting this permissions error when using Quick [...]

Webinar Cloud Accounting

July 22nd, 2015|Intacct, Webinars|

This webinar is presented by Greg Lowe (COO/Partner) of McKonly & Asbury and Mike Yeager (President) of Cargas Systems. The webinar provides an overview of cloud accounting applications as well as a discussion on how a cloud accounting system can lower your total cost of ownership of accounting software.  During the webinar, Greg and Mike talk about [...]

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Adds Field Service Management Solution With FieldOne Acquisition

July 17th, 2015|Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM)|

Today, Microsoft announced the acquisition of FieldOne Systems LCC, makers of the cloud based field services management software FieldOne. FieldOne has been in business for over ten years but only made the shift to focusing on the enterprise and mid-market segment about four years ago, when they developed their new product based on Dynamics CRM [...]