Power BI - How to Get Started, The Project Plan to Get Going, & Best Practices - February 25 - Webinar

Power BI - How to Get Started, The Project Plan to Get Going, & Best Practices - February 25 - Webinar

Power BI - How to Get Started, The Project Plan to Get Going, & Best Practices - February 25 - Webinar

Often managers struggle to get information out of their ERP system to make strategic changes in a timely fashion.  It is usually difficult or too costly to gather the information or the tools are too cumbersome and expensive.  If you have attended our previous Power BI sessions, then you have seen and experienced how easy and powerful the solution is, yet implementing a power bi project can be complex and challenging.

This webinar will show you how to align the goals of management with department performance, how to monitor the quality of data and avoid many mistakes, rework or additional costs.  Our objective is to help you build out an implementation roadmap to move your company forward with Power BI, which will directly result in better performance and revenue growth!

Agenda:

1. Overview of what Power BI can do for you

2. What is Power BI Desktop?

3. What is Power BI Pro?

4. What is Power BI Premium?

5. What is the difference between Power BI Pro vs Premium in terms of functionality?

6. What is the difference between Power BI Pro vs Premium in terms of cost?

7. What are the strengths and weaknesses between Power BI Pro vs Desktop?

8. How can a small business reduce the overall cost of Power BI, and what should the strategy be?

9. Jet Reports for Financial Reporting

10. Q&A Session

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This webinar will take place on the Cisco Webex platform. Once registered, we will send you the links required to join the Live Webinar.

Hope to see you at the webinar. For questions, reach out to linda@voxism.com, or call 705-466-7477.


Power BI 201 - Advanced Level Online Training Workshop - February 24

Power BI 201 - Advanced Level Online Training Workshop - February 24

Power BI 201 - Advanced Level Online Training Workshop - February 24

This session will cover:

– Visualizations, Linking Tables and Dashboards – an Overview

– Drill through functionality aka ‘taking your users through a data journey across many tabs’

– Using images as slicers

– MTD, YTD vs previous year

– Fiscal Year and Fiscal Period

– AI Decomposition Tree

– Scatter Charts/Correlation

– Modelling or ‘What-If’ inputs/variables

Why this training?

You can learn at your desk with our sample datasets, with an easy to follow instructions using the free version of Power BI desktop.

Participants will receive the recorded version of the webinar in addition to the training PowerPoint.  

How will it benefit me?

  • Understanding the trends and outliers in your business can aid in making informed decisions that can result in success. 
  • Turning data into knowledge that can help drive your business, providing insights for better business decisions.
  • Time Analysis is significantly easier when using a tool like Power BI.

What are the objectives of the training series?

Upon completion, learners will be ready to model data and build amazing analytics in real-world scenarios, such as analytics on sales data, financial data, or manufacturing or distribution data.

Who is the target audience?

Anyone who has attended one of our previous training session on Power BI 101 and wants to step up their skills. 

This course is not for beginners.

Users will be expected to know the fundamentals of getting data, creating visuals and working with basic Dax formulas.

Prerequisites:

  1. You should have a laptop.
  2. Download Power BI to your desktop/laptop
  3. Download sales data into Excel from your ERP system (we will provide if you forget)
  • Invoice #, Amount, Customer, Date are the minimum fields
  • Country, City, Sales Rep, Part, Product Types are recommended if available

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This webinar will take place on the Cisco Webex platform. Once registered, we will send you the links required to join the Live Webinar.

Hope to see you at the webinar. For questions, reach out to linda@voxism.com, or call 705-466-7477.


Power BI 101 - Intro Level Training - February 23 - Webinar

Power BI 101 - Intro Level Training - February 23 - Webinar

Power BI 101 - Intro Level Training - February 23 - Webinar

Hey! Did you sign up for the Power BI 201 course but didn’t take our 101?

Better, sign up for this event to get you ready and prepared for the 201 course. In this webinar, we will give you a crash course on how to create dashboards and visualizations using Power BI in 90 minutes.   

Webinar Agenda: 

1. Training on report layouts, visualization, tools, filters and navigation

2. Creating your first Dashboard in Power BI

Prerequisites:

1. You should have a laptop.

2. Download Power BI to your desktop/laptop

3. We will email you the training database

Deliverable:

At the end of the webinar, each person will have created Power BI – Dashboard with graphs and slicers

Why this training?

  • You can learn at your desk with our sample datasets, with easy to follow instructions using the free version of Power BI desktop.
  • Participants will receive the recorded version of the webinar in addition to the training PowerPoint.

How will it benefit me?

  • Understanding the trends and outliers in your business can aid in making informed decisions that can result in success.
  • Turning data into knowledge that can help drive your business, providing insights for better business decisions.
  • Time Analysis is significantly easier when using a tool like Power BI.

What are the objectives of the training series?

  • Upon completion, learners will be ready to model data and build amazing analytics in real-world scenarios, such as analytics on sales data, financial data, or manufacturing or distribution data.

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This webinar will take place on the Cisco Webex platform. Once registered, we will send you the links required to join the Live Webinar.

Hope to see you at the webinar. For questions, reach out to linda@voxism.com, or call 705-466-7477.


Excel with Excel - August 8 - Webinar - VOX ISM

Excel with Excel - August 8 - Webinar (test)

Excel with Excel - August 8 - Webinar - VOX ISM

Learn how to use Microsoft Excel to increase profits, identify business process problems and get the data you need to run your business better.

During this webinar, we will demonstrate the most powerful reporting tools of 2019:

  • Microsoft Excel Analysis
  • Microsoft Excel Power viewer
  • Jet Reports
  • Power BI
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

If you can’t make it, register now, and we’ll send you a link to the webinar recording once it’s ready.

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This webinar will take place on the Cisco Webex platform. Once registered, we will send you the links required to join the Live Webinar.

Hope to see you on the webinar. For questions, reach out to linda@voxism.com, or call 905-840-7477


A Walkthrough of Microsoft ERP Solution Business Central

A Walkthrough of Microsoft ERP Solution: Business Central - January 28

Join us for a walkthrough of Microsoft’s next-generation ERP solution: Business Central in the cloud. We will walk you through a transactional (click-by-click) flow of the most common functions for a typical Canadian manufacturing or distribution business. This webinar will showcase the functionality of the new system and the usability of the application. We have broken down the flow by departments from start to finish to show you how tightly the system is integrated; it all works together. 

Agenda

  1. Quote to Cash
  2. Procure to Pay
  3. Manufacturing
  4. Supply Chain
  5. Inventory Control
  6. Accounting
  7. Integration with Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) products: Power BI, TEAMS, AI, and Workflows

This webinar is full of value and detail for new users and executives to see Dynamics 365 Business Central’s full potential.

Welcome to 2021!

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This webinar will take place on the Cisco Webex platform. Once registered, we will send you the links required to join the Live Webinar.

Hope to see you at the webinar. For questions, reach out to linda@voxism.com, or call 705-466-7477.


Transforming Manufacturing With Microsoft Dynamics 365 - January 14 - Webinar

Transforming Manufacturing With Microsoft Dynamics 365 - January 14 - Webinar

Transforming Manufacturing With Microsoft Dynamics 365 - January 14 - Webinar

Manufacturers are continually embracing new technology, whether it’s robots, automation, 3D printing, or new materials. They seek to reduce costs and improve efficiencies, the volume, velocity, and variety of captured data increases. This data is useless unless you have tools to transform the data into information and then later apply it to improve costing, tracking and scheduling. But are spreadsheets really the answer? And is your existing ERP system already having trouble keeping up with the pace? Maybe it’s time to look at Microsoft’s latest technology in 2021 for manufacturing and accounting ERP systems. Join this exclusive webinar to look at Microsoft’s ERP solution – Business Central in the cloud!

In this webinar, we’ll cover: 

  • 2021 Technology – “All Microsoft, all works together.”

• Outlook

• Mobile

• CRM

• Power BI

• TEAMS

• Cloud

  • Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • Distribution
  • Core Financials

• AR, AP, GL

• Automation Tools

• Financial Reporting

  • Getting Started

• Local Support

• Price

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This webinar will take place on the Cisco Webex platform. Once registered, we will send you the links required to join the Live Webinar.
Hope to see you at the webinar. For questions, reach out to linda@voxism.com, or call 705-466-7477.


Top Microsoft Tools for Businesses in the age of COVID-19 - January 12 - Webinar

Top Microsoft Tools for Businesses in the age of COVID-19 - January 12 - Webinar

The top Microsoft tools for businesses in 2021 will be Microsoft TEAMS, Power BI, Mobility, Cloud, & Security. 

We will demonstrate how you can access documents, emails, and calendars from any device, anywhere, host online meetings, collaborate with your teammates and safeguard your environment with antivirus and disaster recovery features. Learn more about the top Microsoft tools for Canadian businesses that integrate directly into the Microsoft ERP & CRM software that your business uses every day for many situations. 

Over 1.2 billion people worldwide use Microsoft products. As more businesses are moving to the cloud, they choose Microsoft tools as their collaborative hub of operations. Microsoft tools have the potential to help companies to work faster and streamline costs.

This webinar allows you to see the top Microsoft tools in 2021, and how they are used in a typical manufacturing or distribution company.

Agenda:

– Fully integrated, Business Central, Dynamics 365 for Sales, & Office 365

– How Teams has combined Skype, OneNote, and SharePoint into 1 application in 2021

– How customer service representatives use Outlook and get access to all customer information

– How financial analysts and accountants use Power BI

– How Word is used to create killer quote forms without customization

– How Power BI runs an organization by the numbers

If you can’t make it, register now, and we’ll send you a link to the webinar recording once it’s ready.

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This webinar will take place on the Cisco Webex platform. Once registered, we will send you the links required to join the Live Webinar.

Hope to see you at the webinar. For questions, reach out to linda@voxism.com, or call 705-466-7477.


Three methods of costing and streamline month & year-end closing - December 17 - Webinar

Three methods of costing and streamline month & year-end closing - December 17 - Webinar

Three methods of costing and streamline month & year-end closing - December 17 - Webinar

Join us for a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Accounting Doubleheader webinar with Mike Fontaine on December 17, from 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM (ET).

This webinar is designed for cost controllers and accountants on a deep dive into the three costing methods inside Dynamics 365 Business Central and second streamlining your month and year-end closing routines.

Earn one CPD hour upon attending this webinar!

We will cover:

  1. Costing:
    • Actual, Standard, Average
    • Projects, Manufacturing Work Orders, & Service
  1. Labour Cost Types, Overheads, Materials, Expenses, Subcontract, Scrap/Rework
  2. Best Practices of Year & Month End
  3. Overview of Year & Month End Closing
  4. Checklists & SOP’s for Year & Month End
  5. Management reporting and making journal entries easier
  6. Month & Year-End Reporting: Financial statements using Account Schedules and Power BI

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This webinar will take place on the Cisco Webex platform. Once registered, we will send you the links required to join the Live Webinar.

Hope to see you on the webinar. For questions, reach out to linda@voxism.com, or call 905-840-7477


Cyber Security for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

Cyber Security for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses - December 15 - Webinar

Cyber Security for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

Today IT security is at the forefront of organizations’ minds across the globe. Cyber-attacks have become more sophisticated and increasingly frequent as the tools for hacking are more readily available. Organizations should spend their resources focusing on growth, core business activities, and development strategies. However, it is unfortunate when a company’s aspirations are overshadowed by increasing security threats. It’s for these reasons that organizations across the globe are shifting to Managed Security Services (MSS) from traditional in-house IT.

Switching to Managed Services can help small companies act ‘big’ by giving them access to similar technology, and expertise that large companies enjoy. An independent third party managed cost structure and economy of scale can give your company a competitive advantage. With Security and Managed Services from VOX ISM, your organization can control IT costs, quickly implement new technologies, stay focused on your core business. To learn more attend our free webinar.

Agenda 

  • Why are we doing this webinar and how does it concern you?
  • What is “Managed Services”?
  • “Managed Security” and “Next Generation Security”
  • The “Dark Web” – what you should know about what’s really out there
  • VOX ISM Security and Managed Services
  • Final Comments\Q&A

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This webinar will take place on the Cisco Webex platform. Once registered, we will send you the links required to join the Live Webinar.

Hope to see you on the webinar. For questions, reach out to linda@voxism.com, or call 905-840-7477


EDI and WMS for Dynamics 365 Business Central - December 10 - Webinar

EDI and WMS for Dynamics 365 Business Central - December 10 - Webinar

EDI and WMS for Dynamics 365 Business Central - December 10 - Webinar

In this webinar, we will cover

  • What is EDI? How does it work?
  • Demonstration of inbound orders?
  • What is WMS? How does it work?
  • Demonstration of picking, packing, shipping and ASN generation.
  • How does EDI integrate into Warehouse activities?
  • Reviewing overall benefits

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This webinar will take place on the Cisco Webex platform. Once registered, we will send you the links required to join the Live Webinar.

Hope to see you on the webinar. For questions, reach out to linda@voxism.com, or call 905-840-7477