Friday Funny: Don’t Say Velcro


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI am flying to Nashville, TN, USA today for GPUG Summit and the pre conference Dexterity and GP Power Tools training I am presenting. Here is something fun, but with a serious underlying message.

A few days ago, the company that 40 years ago invented the “hook and loop” fastening, Velcro, released a funny video begging people to stop calling the fastening “Velcro” regardless of who actually made it.

They are trying to address the issue where the name of one of the most popular brands for a product becomes synonymous with the product itself. This becomes a problem as it is difficult to maintain a trademark when everyone is misusing the brand name. There is a legal ruling about not being keep a trademark that has become part of the common language.

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PSA: Everything you want to know about the WannaCry ransomware


David Meego - Click for blog homepageCybersecurity is back in the news this week.

The WannaCry ransomware or crypto-virus has infected many computers around the world and highlighted that the threat of scams, viruses, trojans, worms and ransomware is very real and that you need to be forever vigilant to keep your systems and your data safe.

In this article I want to remind everyone of some easy and simple ways to keep yourself safe.

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#MSCONNECT Rename Select Payables Checks, Edit Payables Check Batch, Edit Payables Check, Print Payables Checks, and Post Payables Checks windows


David Meego - Click for blog homepageTime to vote.

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts where I will be highlighting Microsoft Connect product suggestions that need the community’s support. If you agree with the product suggestion, please help get as many votes as you can.

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Register for the Perth Australia September 2016 GPUG Chapter Meeting


David Meego - Click for blog homepageHere is a call for all Perth based Microsoft Dynamics GP partners and customers to register for the next Perth Australia GPUG Chapter Meeting for Q3 2016.

The meeting will be held in one week’s time at the Microsoft Office in Perth on Wednesday 14th September at 5:00pm for a 5:30pm start.

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