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Bank on Wipfli

Bank on Wipfli to be your go-to source for need-to-know-now information that affects the financial institution industry. Have fun participating in conversations with our team while receiving ideas and tips to help you navigate your way through compliance, profit improvement, customer relationship management, technology security, capital, and strategic planning concerns, to name a few.

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Latest Post: Mar 21, 2017
The Luck of the Irish
Because my mother’s family has researched our family tree and traced our lineage back to Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day has always held special meaning to me. This year it was even more meaningful for my family. My husband recently took a DNA test to find out more about his ancestry and lineage, and the results of the test indicated that his heritage is mainly Irish as well. Growing up he had always been led to believe that he was of Scandinavian decent. I realize that I sound like a popular commercial when I say this, but knowing more about his heritage has changed my husband’s outlook on the present and the future. 
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Get Dynamic - the Wipfli GP Blog

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Get Dynamic centers around sharing ideas and news related to Microsoft Dynamics® GP, an ERP software package for small to midsized businesses (formerly Great Plains).  We will discuss new ways to use existing technology as well as look to the future for what’s coming up next.

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Latest Post: Oct 10, 2016
Workflow for Dynamics® GP

Workflow for Dynamics® GP

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INSide Thoughts

INSideThoughts is a regular news service from the insurance experts at Wipfli. It’s a short, concise collection top-of-mind trends, strategies, and news we’ve discovered recently.

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Latest Post: Feb 24, 2016
Are Your Product Owners MVPs in the Insurance Game?
insurance-product-owner-MVP | Photo Courtesy of http://www.istockphoto.com/photo/word-mvp-writing-on-golden-sand-background-gm525340103-52854864 Product Owner engagement – or lack thereof – significantly impacts project success. Look for these common behaviors to determine if your Product Owner is engaged and motivated, or if they need some coaching to succeed in the insurance game.

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Management and Leadership in Nonprofits

Helping people. This is what working in a nonprofit organization is all about.  As a leader or manager, you work hard to make sure your organization stays focused on its mission and devotes maximum resources to service. I’d like to help you. In this column, I will share things I’ve learned that can help you in your role including best practices, industry news, resources to look at and even some fun tips and tricks. Enjoy and let me know what you think.

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Latest Post: Nov 10, 2016
Make Opportunity Great Again

 

In light of recent election results, I couldn't resist this blog title. Regardless of which candidate we voted for, we now have to make do with the results. Here's my challenge: Let's look inside and outside our organization, let's reinvest in our mission, let's focus on our desired outcomes, and let's create the impact we know that we can.

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Wipfli Manufacturing Technology Team Blog

Manufacturing Tomorrow Blog

Manufacturing Tomorrow is a regular news service from the manufacturing strategy and technology experts at Wipfli. It’s a short, concise collection top-of-mind trends, strategies, and news we’ve discovered recently.

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Latest Post: Mar 21, 2017
4 Steps to Aligning Product Costs, Profitability, and Pricing
align-cost-profitability-pricing Costs and profitability work hand in hand, but not all discrete manufacturers leverage the interdependency to improve organizational performance or set optimal product pricing. To do so requires following four key fundamental steps.

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TaxThink

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The purpose of TaxThink is to bring to light important issues affecting Federal tax that are often overlooked and/or not properly understood.

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Latest Post: Mar 10, 2017
Schedule F Audit Activity Likely to Increase
After relatively low audit activity for Schedule F filers in recent years, it’s likely that some farmers may be receiving audit notices soon. The IRS’s Small Business/Self-Employed Division recently released a memo announcing a “Pilot Program Auditing Schedule F Expenses” (February 27, 2017). This memo outlines scrutiny surrounding expenses taken on Form 1040, Schedule F, Profit or Loss From Farming.  
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Microsoft Dynamics CRM, MCRM, MSCRM

Wipfli's Microsoft Dynamics CRM Team Blog

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The purpose of the Wipfli's Microsoft Dynamics CRM Team blog is to continue to build and support the Dynamics CRM community/ecosystem, including our Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Technology Stack customers, prospects and other Dynamics CRM users and potential users.  We plan to share some of our insights on Dynamics CRM – product news, announcements, best practices, ideas, how-tos, etc. and how they might align with your strategic business objectives, meet a short term tactical need, or just get you thinking. 

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Latest Post: Mar 17, 2017
Dynamics 365 and Auto Capture

With the release of Dynamics 365, Microsoft is introducing Auto Capture.  This new functionality allows users to view untracked emails directly in CRM and are given the option to track emails in Dynamics 365.

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WipfliSecurity

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WipfliSecurity brings you timely information that affects your organization’s security. Connect with Wipfli’s security experts and get up-to-date guidance on the latest threats and fixes. We’ll discuss new ideas for improving your organization’s security and tips to help you navigate your way through compliance and more.
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Latest Post: Dec 29, 2016
Cyber Criminals Target Law Firms: Are You Next? Probably.

On December 27, the media reported that federal prosecutors charged three Chinese citizens with cybercrime conducted against law firms. According to The New York Times, the three men made millions of dollars by hacking law firms and stealing the emails of partners who worked on mergers. The men then bought shares of target companies and sold them once those deals were announced.

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Bank on Wipfli
Financial Institutions Practice Team
Get Dynamic - the Wipfli GP Blog
Wipfli's Microsoft Dynamics GP Team
INSide Thoughts
Wipfli Insurance Team
Management and Leadership in Nonprofits
Steve Lipton
Manufacturing Tomorrow Blog
Wipfli Manufacturing Technology Team
TaxThink
TaxThink Team Blog
Wipfli's Microsoft Dynamics CRM Team Blog
Wipfli Microsoft Dynamics CRM Team
WipfliSecurity