Microsoft

Dynamics SL

4 / 5 62 reviews


Average Ratings

62 Reviews
  • 4 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $1.00/one-time/user
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • Microsoft
  • www.microsoft.com
  • Founded 1975
  • United States

About Dynamics SL

Project management, job costing, materials management, service call entry, receiving, billing, and sales solution.


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Dynamics SL Features

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Cash Management
  • Construction Breakdowns
  • General Ledger
  • Job Costing
  • Overrun Projections
  • Payroll Management
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Quotes / Estimates
  • Bid Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Building Product Database
  • Calculators
  • Change Orders
  • Contract Management
  • Cost Database
  • Customer Management
  • Job Costing
  • Price Data / Price Books
  • Project Management
  • Quote Management
  • Scheduling
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Takeoff
  • Bid Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Change Orders
  • Commercial
  • Contract Management
  • Contractors
  • Document / Photo Management
  • Incident Reporting
  • Job Costing
  • Job Scheduling
  • Lead Management
  • Permit Management
  • Residential
  • Selection Sheets
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Submittal Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Task Management
  • Timesheets
  • Warranty / Service Management

Dynamics SL Reviews Recently Reviewed!

Tough to use, makes reconciliations a nightmare

Nov 09, 2017
2/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Investigate NetSuite. I've heard it's better.

Pros: -The biggest pro with Dynamics SL is the interchange functionality with Excel. Exports from Dynamics SL to Excel have the formulas pre-written, and the formatting isn't great but isn't crazy. Copy and paste a journal entry from Excel to the GL!!! Yes please! -Subledgers are abundant. -Useful and simple multicompany reporting. -Good for project-based accounting I guess.

Cons: Where to start? CASH MANAGER AND BANK RECONCILIATIONS. The biggest thing that drives me crazy about Dynamics SL is that users can enter an accounting event, say a check, where the check date is different than the transaction date and both are different than the post date. In other words, there is no control function over periods!!!! One transaction could impact three different periods. Go back to the check example, where a check cut on July 1 could have a period post of June 30 and a transaction date of August 1. The check shows in the GL in June, Cash manager in August, and AP aging and reports in July. Absolutely horrible control for an ACCOUNTING system. -Not user friendly or simple to use. My staff all have over a year experience and still don't know where certain things are in the system. -Requires a lot of third-party support, which piles on the consulting fees in addition to the fees paid for annual maintenance to Microsoft. -DSLUG [Dynamics SL user group] doesn't seem very user friendly either. My guess is that most outstanding organizations are on different software. I suppose there are a lot of "hidden tricks" which make you valuable if you know the system inside and out, but since most users can't just pick it up off the street [even with an accounting background], they end up paying a lot to the consultants.

Dynamic SL Review

Sep 13, 2017
1/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Provides the necessary tools to process a service dispatch function. Have been using Dynamics SL since 2005 and at that time, it was one of the best available software that had the service dispatch module along with the accounting software. We also had a local dealer that helped us implement.

Cons: Has not kept up with changing times. Not sure how much Microsoft spend in research and development of Dynamic SL to stay current with changing technology. You have to access various screens to view information that should be available with a click. The service invoices are not connected to payroll, inventory, or purchasing. There are constant bugs in the software that we have to get a third party to fix.

Perfect for Project Based Accounting

Sep 05, 2017
4/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: This is a real accounting system, if you've got people who have never used anything but Quickbooks, you're in for a big mess! If you've got real accountants and not bookkeepers, you will be VERY pleased with this product.

Pros: It interfaces with our purchase order software (Sapphire Build) and gives us the detailed job cost we were lacking from our old accounting software.

Cons: It is not very user friendly. Training is almost non existent for it, and it isn't a widely used software.

Very Good

Jul 18, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: very easy to use and great in value for the money, overall quality is great for the beginner and new comer.

Cons: Pretty complicated, feature and functionality is not great to use, could be more easy to work around

Microsoft Dynamics SL

Jul 14, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Microsoft Dynamics SL is easy to use and provides an adequate foundation for keeping track of due dates and deadlines.

Cons: Microsoft Dynamics SL is fairly expensive for what you get. For the money spent on the software, it should have more capabilities.

Microsoft Project Management

Feb 21, 2017
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Microsoft Project Management software has pretty much had a market monopoly for many years in terms of powerful functionality. However, the choices have become more diverse without sacrificing powerful management features. Also, I have found other applications much more user-friendly with ongoing training support & superior customer service.

Pros: Functionality

Cons: Complex, not user friendly, low level of customer service, expensive.

Microsoft Dynamics SL

Feb 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Good product. Have been using it for 17+ years.

Pros: user friendly

Cons: located on a server rather than online

Recommendations to other buyers: understand what you want it to accomplish before you set it up because some of the parameters are hard to change once you have started using them.

Microsoft Dynamics SL

Feb 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Microsoft Dynamic focuses mainly on Sales, Marketing, and Service (help desk) sectors. SL focuses on professional services which are really nice. It's reasonably easy to learn and navigate, all while providing excellent data and reporting tools. It doesn't seem to be as flexible or customizable as Salesforce, but still a very nice option.

Pros: I like the integration with Office 365.

Cons: It's flexibility.

Recommendations to other buyers: Certainly worth checking out and taking a test drive.

Solid and dependable ERP that fits our business

Feb 02, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Dynamics SL is a solid product that is very dependable and flexible to our needs. It has helped accommodate our growth and expansion for years into other geographies and with new applications.

Pros: It is dependable, agile, able to integrate with almost any other solution in our IT footprint and intuitive.

Cons: While it handle's 90% of our business, need to rely on some ISV's to accommodate. They generally work very well together - just another thing to manage.

Recommendations to other buyers: Dynamics SL (Solomon) has been around since the 90's and is a trusted and proven product. Just need to find a solid consultant to help stand it up.

Dynamic SL accounting

Jan 23, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: This is a great product for accounts receivable, accounts payable and general ledger. Not quite great for fund accounting, we have to twist it to work for us to manage the project, fund etc.

Pros: Easy to use, works very well with Microsoft excel. You can copy/paste from Excel to Dynamic for some of the data entry which is so convenient. Customer service staff are very experienced and helpful.

Cons: Reporting is a weakness. I have to work between Dynamic and Excel to manually generate financial statements.

Recommendations to other buyers: You have to understand what you are really looking for in terms of functionality. Do your homework.

Microsoft Dynamics SL - Accounting

Jan 19, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: This system is very easy to use in a menu driven sort of way. It has good features and not so good features. Hopefully, they are working on a fix for the not so good.

Pros: Menu-driven, easy.

Cons: Reports need to be customized, not able to do some year-end reports so you have to do those manual.

Recommendations to other buyers: DO your research. This could be your best option.

Ms Dynamics

Jan 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: I have used this product for over 10 years and have been very satisfied with an excellent business tool.

Pros: Ease of Use and Interface capabilities.

Cons: Learning curve.

Recommendations to other buyers: Excellent choice very cost effective.

Dynamics

Jan 12, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: I have used this system for over ten years. The system is fairly easy to use.

Pros: I like the accuracy of the reports you can run within this system.

Cons: I hate when batches get stuck in unreleased mode or manual checks don't post to vendor history.

Recommendations to other buyers: Fully train your employees and have a great Customer service support system.

Easy to use

Jan 04, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Very easy and user-friendly it has a very good layout and setup is easy.

Pros: Setup

Cons: Startup time

awesome product . Always use this kind of product...pefect for DSL tool..for maintaining your custom

Dec 13, 2016
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: we are currerntly using this and we are liking it...our company is very-very happy. we suggested others to use it.

Great software

Dec 11, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: It is user friendly. It is easy to use and very helpful.

MS Dynamics Review

Dec 09, 2016
2/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: My experience has been mixed with this platform. It does the GL accounting part fairly well. IT has limited functionality in terms of effective project management. The system reports are very basic requiring extensive external data manipulation and custom report writing. It's a reasonably priced solution.

Pros: - Low Total Cost of Ownership - Ease of implementation - Reasonable GL accounting module

Cons: - PM capabilities are very limited - Canned system reports are limited - Multi-currency financials are challenging requiring third party solutions.

Recommendations to other buyers: - Works reasonably well for limited deployment of 1 currency GL accounting function. - the ecosystem of support involving consultants for report writing, maintenance, upgrades is still evolving. - Low Cost of ownership - Quick time to Value.

Dynamics SL

Dec 08, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We use Dynamics SL as our financial suite and it does a very good job. We utilize the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, and Budgeting / Forecasting modules.

Microsoft

Dec 06, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Love it works better then any of them out there it's a ease to handle lays outs payroll, time sheets .

Marielis Hernandez

Dec 06, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: It good program. This program offers a large variety of things to do that makes our jobs simple .

Great program

Nov 21, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Its a good program the helps with payments and more, makes work easier.Its actually not complicated like other programs out there.

Pros: Great easy

Recommendations to other buyers: Get it for your buisness

Review of Microsoft Dynamics

Nov 16, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: We have been using Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 for a while now and it seems to fit most of our needs. It is not super user friendly or intuitive and does take some training and a little time to get into. It is fairly easy to customize yourself if you are a tech minded person. The database is very well documented and easy to navigate which is a huge plus for developing custom reports. There are a couple reporting suites that go with this, we use FRX and like it for the most part. I have built several custom reports using SSRS simply because it is easier and provides easier access to everyone in the company without any software installed.

Review of Microsoft Dynamics SL

Nov 16, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Project setup is quite easy for users, as is review and analysis. We manage by budget for each project and have never had an issue or need for additional information. Time and Expense capturing by employees is painless and efficient. This is highly important to a project centric organization. It meets our needs and users are content.

Pros: AP, AR and GL processing is straight forward and quite efficient. Multi-Currency - We use three different currencies, and Dynamics allows us to easily create journal entries, raise sales invoices, and receive payments in any of those currencies.

Cons: Integration with other Systems

Review of Microsoft Dynamics SL

Nov 15, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Microsoft Dynamics SL is designed to easily manage the complexities of a project-based business, which helps you run more efficiently and giving you insight you can use to deliver accurate estimates on time and on budget.

Pros: It's very easy to use. I love the flexibility it provides to the user and integration with SQL is a great advantage.

Cons: There isn't nothing yet I dislike about this product.

Extremely easy to use.

Nov 15, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Microsoft Dynamics SL is being used throughout our whole company on a daily basis. It is used from service techs, to sales people, and to accounting department. If someone is looking for a true accounting system for a small to mid-sized company, then I would definitely suggest looking into Microsoft Dynamics SL.

Pros: Extremely easy to use. It has a strong and flexible Project Accounting system. It is easy to customize.

An amazing software with great UI!

Nov 15, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Microsoft Dynamics SL delivers integrated project management and accounting capabilities that provide increased control and insight. It looks and works like Microsoft Office. That means everyone can jump right in and get to work.

Pros: Simple and easy to use. Multi-company operations are a great benefit.

Cons: The field service module is not multi-currency compliant.

Review of Microsoft Dynamics SL

Nov 15, 2016
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Dynamics SL, like Dynamics NAV has a tremendous toolset for customizing. If you allow the customizing to occur-make sure that you have the staff or budget to support lots of customizations as the mods do make support and upgrading a bit more challenging.

Pros: Strong independent Users Group. TCO is very competitive.

Cons: The field service module is not multi-currency compliant.

It's not good

Nov 15, 2016
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Everything about the system is to be disliked. The system has problems in every module you would normally use. The available canned reports don't have all the information you would want. To add fields to a report is not intuitive if possible within the scoping screens and if not possible within those screens you have to pay a consultant to customize the reports for you (and even that might not be possible). The system with give weird errors and you have to shut down your computer to try and continue on with what you were doing. The reporting tools available to link with the system are not great either and usually have trouble communicating with SL.

Recommendations to other buyers: Find a cheaper solution if you are a start up company

Review of Microsoft Dynamics SL

Nov 15, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Installation and implementation require a lot of steps. Partner´s community is decreasing because of the raising of new ERP companies that are using new technologies to build its software.

Pros: I love the fact that Dynamics SL is extremely customizable when it comes to fitting my business needs. It is backed by arguably the biggest software name in the industry so the overall quality is definitely apparent.

Cons: The learning curve was a little steep for me which comes as a result of it being such flexible software. However, once learned, it is a very valuable resource and tool.

Recommendations to other buyers: If you are looking for job costing, be sure they can provide the detail transactions, grouped and categorized like Dynamics SL can What

Review of Microsoft Dynamics SL

Nov 15, 2016
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: I am in accounting so most of my business problems are monetary. I love how smoothly all of my transactions flow between reports.

Pros: The flexibility of creating your reports to suite your company needs is a great asset of this product. It is user friendly and can be great for small up to large companies.

Cons: I would like to have a feature that allows you to preview the affect of a journal entry before it posts. I would also like to be able to edit descriptions after a posting and an error has been discovered. That error is forever in the GL.

Keegan

Nov 11, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Dynamics SL is a great module based system with a lot of functionality.

Pros: Ease of use

Cons: Have to buy modules for extra functionality

Recommendations to other buyers: I am hearing Dynamic AX has more out of the box features, we may be switching to that.

Value for money

Nov 10, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: The product feels good to operate and manage. The overall experience is pleasant with a few minor glitch's. But that can be ignored if you are not a big fan of extravagant UI.

Pros: Value for money. great functionality and swift response.

Cons: Customer support from microsoft is always lousy , so expect them to be a little delayed like always.

Recommendations to other buyers: Value for money if you know what you want from the product and do not rely on much customer support

Review of Microsoft Dynamics SL

Nov 08, 2016
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: It is a very efficient software for small and midsize companies which require project and product management.

Pros: Strong Distribution Series Strong Financial Capabilities and Multi-company / Intercompany

Cons: The technology seems very old It does not have other modules like Grant Management, National Accounts and Fixed Assets.

Recommendations to other buyers: I recommend this.

Microsoft Dynamics SL Review

Nov 08, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: It is resource planning software product for project driven small and mid size companies

Pros: Available as online and client service It could be easily integrated with microsoft project server It supports numerous industry specific add-ons from other microsoft software vendors

Cons: The technology used by software is old customer support is only available through third party vendors It does not offer native apps for android and IOS devices

Great Product, Y'all!

Nov 07, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: I first encountered this product through Auburn University, and really enjoyed the convenience of the product and the ease of customer support. With Microsoft Dymanics SL, it's good to have exactly what you need in mind, and the program is super helpful with accommodating those goals. And it offers copy/paste features! A total bonus for quick planning and organization.

Pros: Copy and paste feature, awesome customer support, great for organization.

Review of Microsoft Dynamics SL

Nov 03, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Great ERP system, used it for project management and reporting finance. Amazing for for cost allocations, markups, and pricing. It has a strong independent Users Group. Customization is very easy and contains a lot of otions for the same. Ability to Copy/Paste into Dynamics SL has always been a strength- especially from Excel. Documentation needs some improvement though (you can find more details online, that is always there!).

Microsoft Dynamics SL

Nov 03, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Microsoft Dynamics SL is very flexible and is easy to use once you get used to it. Great customer service (helped me a lot). SQL integrates very smoothly with this, I love that.

Pros: SQL Integration Flexibility Lots of customization option

Cons: Nothing much, the product keeps getting better with time.

Review of Microsoft Dynamics SL

Nov 01, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: We use Microsoft Dynamics SL as our financial software handling all accounting operations and as a financial reporting base. We used it to keep track of our G/L accounts as well as make debit and credit adjustments to our factories overseas. It helped us keep track of what we owe and what is to be paid out to us.

Pros: Easy to create debits and credits to applicable accounts. Built on a SQL Server back-end. SQL Server is fairly easy to use and integrates well with other Microsoft products. Screen customization.

Cons: Difficult to reverse an incorrect entry.

Big Fan of the Functionality

Oct 31, 2016
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: As a PM manager of a coffee shop, professionalism and communication is key. This program allows us to introduce and share a number of thoughts, maintain finances (such as projects on a budget), assign tasks where needed, and much more. These are important concepts that many other programs lack (in sum). I have been extremely satisfied with all Microsoft products, and this only affirms that appreciation for their quality.

Pros: Better budgeting options, assigning/creating specific tasks that allow others to be engaged and the business to grow.

Cons: More options regarding inventory would be a helpful addition to the program.

Microsoft Dynamics

Oct 27, 2016
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Microsofts POS system has been very easy to learn and very straight forward.

Pros: Was able to teach employees how to use system with great ease.

Great pruduct

Oct 11, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: This is a great product wind faster with many features to make your job more easy and faster to complete.

Pros: I'm able to stay organize and look very professional. It has many features such as: Project Correcting Timecards, helps me track projects expenses reports, project analyst.        

Cons: It takes time to learn all of the features which can slow you down at the beginning.

Recommendations to other buyers: Take your time researching the diff. tools, it is worthy at the end when you are able to know what each tool does and how it can help your project planning.

Microsoft Dynamics SL

Sep 20, 2016
3/5
Overall
2.5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
2.5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Microsoft is a large company so hopefully Dynamics SL will be supported and be around for a long time.

Cons: This accounting software does not come with canned financial statements and even though this has been requested for years, it is still not available.

Recommendations to other buyers: Know what you want out of the system and get a very good consultant to install the software.

Good product

Sep 19, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: The ability to manage all my financial accounting in one view. It's a great plus I. 2015

Cons: There is nothing I don't like about it. The service should be better

Recommendations to other buyers: Do not sign off on it until fully vetted. Do a trail run first

Seamless and effective.

Sep 19, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4.5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Pricing was very fair, and rollout was smooth. Product performs almost exactly as advertised!

Cons: Needed a bit more customization than we originally discussed.

Recommendations to other buyers: Make sure that you truly understand what you absolutely need as opposed to what you want.

Work with the it between 2000 to 2007 in international organisation

Sep 14, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: Not the one who setup the product, but found it very easy to use in multi-project environment

Cons: The preparation and management of 'resource and application of funds' was manually calculated making it a little problematic

Recommendations to other buyers: the best for multi-project accounting and project management

Assistant General Manger

Sep 08, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Organized numbers and easy to read/use! Your business will love this software

Cons: Cost is a little high at first but after awhile it pays for itself

Recommendations to other buyers: Lower the cost to make it more user friendly for the future

Micooft Dynamics SL - Making Accounting Much Easier

Aug 31, 2016
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4.5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It helps me with entering time from any device. For my company, less time needs to be invested to create invoices from timecards. ¿Project profitability is guaranteed as we do less of the work that tends to lose us money and more lucrative work. ¿The ease with which we are able to hide unwanted fields makes data entry simple especially for he users ho don't use computers on an ever day basis.

Cons: ¿When we have a lot of invoices rather than just a few large invoices, it can be frustrating by how long it takes Flexible Billings to generate a lot of invoices ¿It would be nice if Dynamics SL had an easy integration to some of the nicer salestax tools but its ok

Recommendations to other buyers: Be truthful about the product and what it can do since it does live up to its name. Dynamic.

Usefull tool

Aug 23, 2016
4/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
Likelihood to Recommend: 6.0/10 Not
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Pros: I like most Microsoft products including this one.

Cons: May be a little complicated in the beginning. But once you start using it, you will figure it out.

Recommendations to other buyers: Just try to be objective as much as possible. Also make sure you used it for awhile before evaluating.

Simplistic made more simplistic

Aug 18, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It really helped optimize our practice, the vendor has been very helpful with providing content utilized for training.

Cons: The price point was great for us because we do have budget concerns.

Recommendations to other buyers: Do your due diligence when doing research as to what the best product for your organization. This is always key

Director of Health & Safety

Jul 25, 2016
4/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3.5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: I like the usability and customization of the product.

Cons: I haven't found anything that I can really say I don't like.

Recommendations to other buyers: I have no recommendations for others at this time.

Great product!

Jul 22, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We converted everything from Quickbooks to Dymanics and the transition was smooth.

Cons: Nothing. Really liked the product and they improved the software as customers suggested.

Recommendations to other buyers: Definitely look at this as a mid-tier option. Great pricing and does the job.

Microsoft Dynamics SL

Jul 19, 2016
2/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
1.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
2.5 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is a very intuitive ERP software system that can run very dynamic reports. Microsoft Dynamics SL is a very powerful "out of the box" ERP system. The learning curve can be a bit cumbersome.

Cons: It does not work well in our industry. We need too many customized programs, reports, and inventory calculations so the cost of the software (custom programming) has become a burden.

Recommendations to other buyers: I would make sure that your business can run the vanilla version of SL without the need for a ton of customized settings.

11 years of satisfaction

Jun 24, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Microsoft Dynamics SL has a very user friendly AP/AR/GL data entry system. It is very easy to figure out and makes data entry a breeze. They have great customer service!

Cons: There is still a lot of manual work to produce your monthly/quarterly/yearly financial reports. You are able to export the data into Excel to get the reports you need but there is not an easy/automated way to get those reports.

Recommendations to other buyers: Know what you need, how you would use your software, get references/feedback from current users and talk to the customer support team. If you are looking for a great data entry system with a decent priced unlimited user support, then this is worth looking into.

Non profit organization experience

Jun 08, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Flexible and easy to use, customer service are very knowledgeable and you most likely have the same support person for each module. The turnaround is very fast, within 24 hours.

Cons: It would be better to improve reporting functionality

Recommendations to other buyers: If you want a good reporting software, this may not fits you

Too hard to get fixed.

Apr 28, 2016
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
1.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Large company - lots of applications. Layout of pages are easy to use.

Cons: Too many errors and it's hard to get fixed when you get to them.

Recommendations to other buyers: Has lots of applications but just make sure you have the time to research your error messages and the like.

Dynamics SL Review - I recommend it!

Apr 15, 2016
5/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I love the fact that Dynamics SL is extremely customizable when it comes to fitting my business needs. It is backed by arguably the biggest software name in the industry so the overall quality is definitely apparent.

Cons: The learning curve was a little steep for me which comes as a result of it being such flexible software. However, once learned, it is a very valuable resource and tool.

Recommendations to other buyers: As with any software, take a step back and first understand the needs of your business. There are lots of great products out there in the market but you need to find what fits the needs of you and your business.

Soloman Review

Apr 15, 2016
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: It does a great job of job costing and recording all the detailed transactions

Cons: To many extra processing steps, example, after you have entered a cash transaction, then you have to release the cash transaction, then you have to release it from the GL, then you have to post to the GL.

Recommendations to other buyers: If you are looking for job costing, be sure they can provide the detail transactions, grouped and categorized like Dynamics SL can

SSI Consulting/Dynamcis SL review

Feb 18, 2015
5/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Dynamics SL is very flexible, and it handles government contracting very well. SSI does a great job of implementation and ongoing support. It is especially helpful that they understand the nuances of government contracting.

Cons: Being very flexible is good news and bad news. It means you have to be more thorough in your setup to make sure you get things the way you want them. It also means that the support consultant is critical to getting it right. SSI is great at this. Just wish there were more like them. Dynamics SL is very flexible and great for government contractors. SSI is great in those areas as well. They have been extremely helpful, from planning and implementation through continual support.

Recommendations to other buyers: Make a list ahead of time of the critical areas of financial processing. Go over the list and make sure the software meets all your needs.

Controller of private company, using Microsoft Dynamics SL

Feb 06, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The product is written by one of the best names out there, Microsoft, and is supported by a great team. Getting a hold of them is easy and working with them is a pleasure.

Cons: It is built with today's technology, using SQL and Crystal; tools that my IT staff is familiar with. The database is easy to navigate and the programs can be easily integrated with our own home grown system. Microsoft is always trying to improve the product and in this latest release (SL2015), they have really hit a home run with some of the new tools, features and enhancements!

Recommendations to other buyers: Before you can evaluate any software do your homework. Specifically identify your business processes and needs from the ERP system. Do not get "sold" on features or nice looking tools, but rather can it meet my basic set of requirements. For our company, Dynamics SL does meet those needs.

Implemented Dynamics SL over the last 20 years.

Feb 03, 2015
4/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: I like that it's flexible, customizable, and has deep project functionality and excellent financial capability. They have a strong series of partners for installation and support. Reports are written in Crystal and can be modified.

Cons: Sometimes the depth of features means that it is time-consuming to implement and learn.

Recommendations to other buyers: Find an experienced implementation firm to help implement and allow appropriate time for a successful outcome. Don't underestimate the requirements for internal strong staff.

Dynamics SL Review

Jul 25, 2014
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: We love the flexibility of Dynamics SL and being able to customize it if necessary. Working with SIS has been great, and their team is very knowledgeable about SL and writing code.

Cons: Like any software, it has some quirks that one has to figure out, such as the attachment functionality. If you copy a JE that has an attachment, it brings the attachment to the new JE. However, if you delete the old attachment from the new JE, it also deletes it from the original JE as well. There's just quirky stuff like this.

Recommendations to other buyers: Make sure you do your homework. Also, being very open to change is a must. Companies will customize software to bring their old processes forward instead of changing to the out-of-the-box system and customizing if necessary. Change management within the organization is a must.

Dynamics SL - the gem of the Microsoft Dynamics line-up

Jul 01, 2009
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Pros: Strong:
* time & expense
* project costing and allocation
* billing
* integration with SharePoint

Cons: Weak:
* e-commerce
* manufacturing and distribution functionality

Overall: A well-refined product with a large worldwide user base and robust reseller channel.

For project and fund-based organizations, you can't beat this product.

It gets less attention than its sibling, Dynamics GP, but I think it's the hidden gem of the Microsoft Dynamics line-up.