Category: Blog

This Century-Old Church Is Now a Cozy Home

Updating a historic home can come with challenges (like hidden surprises behind every demolished wall). So we can only imagine the effort required to convert an old space that was never actually meant to be a house. Luckily, the couple that now lives in this 1896 church had one convenient advantage they’re architects who had […]

What to consider before dating an engineer

Seeing as though I have dated not one, but two engineers, and I am constantly surrounded by (male) engineers, I seem to have become the authority on this topic. My site stats agree that this content – strange as it may be – attracts substantial traffic. So here it is: why not to date an […]

Female Engineers – Winning with the Velvet Glove

So this blog and others like it have exhausted the facts and figured about women in engineering and how wonderful it all is for us to be there. I want to talk about something I’ve experienced that gave a new spin on why companies should hire and promote female engineers. Not all female engineers will […]

What makes engineering consulting different

Its been a while since I posted – readers will realise that my lull in posts has coincided with my move to Johannesburg and my starting a new job in engineering consulting. The past 2.5 months at my new company have been a whirlwind of excitement. Being thrown into two projects in the midst of […]

SmartConnect 2014 R2 Released

SmartConnect is one of the easiest ways to build maintainable data integrations with Microsoft Dynamics GP.    With this release, SmartConnect is now compatible with Microsoft’s latest version of Dynamics GP 2015.  That means that SmartConnect is compatible with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015, 2013, and 2010.  Please note, however, that Dynamics GP 10 is no longer supported with […]

Outgrowing Quickbooks

It’s not always easy to know when you’ve outgrown an accounting system. It’s even harder to tell when you are a smaller company. You might have other problems that obscure the real reason for lack of productivity or accountability. There are many businesses that use Quickbooks because it is cheap and relatively easy to use. […]

There is Still Value in GP 2013

It was only a couple of weeks ago that GP 2015 was released. While there are over 120 new features in GP 2015, there were plenty of features in GP 2013 R2 that you could be taking advantage of today! 1) Vendor purchase order tolerance – This feature allows you to specify quantity tolerances for […]

Smart time to get SmartView

Here at Briware, we only recommend solutions that we think provide great value to our customers’ business. With that in mind, one of the solutions we’d like to introduce you to is SmartView by eOne – the team behind SmartList Builder, Extender, and more. SmartView completely replaces Microsoft SmartList, giving users and easier way to […]