Author: Jason Nicolaou

A personal interpretation by Jason Nicolaou of the book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni copyright 2002.   Many times team building is considered a department specific activity designed to coordinate activities among subordinates.  The Five Dysfunctions of a Team explores the transformation of the most influential team of all at DecisionTech…the executive team.  The concepts described in this...

Will The Assigned “Executive” Really Be My “Champion”? The dot.com collapse of the late 90’s showed the world that a weak foundation leads to failure even in large, cash-heavy segments.  A critical building block for a successful Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system implementation is the “Executive Champion” (EC).  If a weak selection process (or maybe none at all) assigns the wrong...

Implementing a change in any organization will produce challenges.  Implementing a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solution creates some specific challenges of its own.  Combining potentially companywide changes with a completely new system calls for a whole new level of change management.  This takes a truly special individual to fill the Project Manager’s (PM) role. Ideal Project Manager When considering an...

At the recent Farwest 2016 national nursery and greenhouse tradeshow in Portland, I got to hear from Gerry Dick, the creator and host of the television series Inside Indiana Business that focus on Indiana’s business environment.  He is also the owner of Grow Indiana Media Ventures, LLC. Mr. Dick made the following points about Indiana’s Economic Outlook: Present unemployment in Indiana...

Last week, at the Farwest 2016 national nursery and greenhouse tradeshow in Portland, I had the privilege of hearing a presentation on the factors affecting demand by Dr. Charlie Hall, a professor at Texas A&M University who is a nationally recognized expert in the Green Industry. Here’s my interpretation of what Dr. Hall had to say about factors affecting greenhouse growers...

In the Accounts Receivable role center for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, you can easily manage your customers with the My Customers dashboard. This customer list allows you to click on any customer and be taken directly to their customer card. This card has many sections and tabs that include general, communication, invoicing, payment, and shipping information. The general section allows you to...

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 allows you to have a full view of your accounts payable processes and keeps you on task. Within the Accounts Payable role center, you are easily able to discover what you need to pay and which invoices are due for you to pay right now. To find this information, you can simply look into your activities dashboard...

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 makes accounts payable transactions a simple process. Within the Accounts Payable role center, you can easily select and navigate to the New Purchase Invoice document. This document has both a general information section and a lines section. The general information section is where you enter information about vendor and vender invoice numbers. NAV 2016 doesn’t require you to...

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