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Introducing:
Sue Dunn, Principal
NORTHBROOK Consulting Group, Inc.

Sue has been helping clients find the right software solutions for their businesses for nearly 30 years. During that time she has become certified on Sage 50 (formerly Peachtree), Sage BusinessWorks, Sage 100 and Sage 200 (formerly MAS) as well as Sage CRM. She is also familiar with JobOps, Sage PFW, and MiSys.

More than 20 years of this experience has been as President and Solutions Architect of Dunn's Computer Center in Milwaukee. She is familiar with all aspects of sales, converions, training, and support.

She also served as Principal of Vrakas/Blum Computer Consulting, Inc., where she managed Sage Software Sales, Implementation, Training and Support. Product specialties Sage 100 ERP (Previously MAS 90 and MAS 200), Extended Enterprise Suite (EES), Sage CRM, Job Ops, Sage BusinessWorks, Sage 50 US Editions (Previously Peachtree and Peachtree Quantum) and MISys. National partner alliances for Sage 100 ERP and JobOps. Additional services offered to clients with Advantage Software by Roundtable. Servicing clients in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and alliance partners nationwide.

Prior to these, Sue was Vice President of Operations and Finance at Logical Systems, Inc. This multi-faceted company developed and published technical software for Tandy Corporation A/K/A Radio Shack and for direct distribution. She helped develope the operating system for the Radio Shack Model IV computer and offered an alternate operating system that worked with the Model II and Model III Radio Shack Microcomputers. Worked with corporate clients and end users, all over the globe. As Operations manager, daily planning and projections were key. Overseeing marketing, advertising and publication activities in this fast paced environment.

She has been on the Board of Directors of the Milwaukee chapter of APICS since 2008.

 

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What's New

November, 2017
Sage BusinessWorks 2018 is now available. See more details here.

July 2017
Swiftpage enters beta testing of ACT! version 20

March 2017
Swiftpage releases Act! version 19.1 (2017). Includes significant fixes to the initial release..

February 2017
Sage releases BusinessWorks 2017 service pack 2, with 2017 tax tables.

August 2016
Swiftpage releases Act! version 18.2. We have tested Sage BusinessWorks link through version 2017 with all desktop versions of Act! through 18.2 and found no issues--even though Sage no longer supports the link.

May 2016
Swiftpage releases Act version 18.1

March 2016
Sage releases Service Pack 9 for BusinessWorks 2015

July 30, 2015
Swiftpage releases statement about the compatibility of Act! with Windows 10 and the precautions to take before upgrading to it. See it here.

July, 2015
Act! version 17.2 released by Swiftpage. This release adds important new features and fixes issues with prior versions.

April, 2015
Swiftpage announces major product restructuring--Act! to be available on-site or in the "cloud", purchase or subscription.

January, 2015
Swiftpage releases Act! verson 17.1 to beta testers. This release has feature enhancements and solutions to problems found in prior versions.

November, 2014
Sage BusinessWorks 2015 is released. There are new reports, functionality enhancements, and problem fixes from the 2013 version. See release notes.

October, 2014
Swiftpage releases ACT! version 17: with integrated emarketing, which adds automation, send as, and more; the ability to attach documents from places like DropBox, Sharepoint and Google Drive, to fully connect you to where you store your documents; enhancements to web and mobile like CSV import and attaching a photo directly from your mobile device. - See more

July, 2014
Don Joseph announces merger of our Sage accounting with Sue Dunn at MicroAccounting Solutions and our ACT! practice with Brainsell Technologies, LLC to assure support for NCG's clients.

June, 2014
Northbrook Consulting Group forms alliance with Brainsell Technologies, LLC for ACT-related products and services. More to come.

May, 2014
Swiftpage announces future vision for ACT!, including summer release of ACT! Cloud and redesigned ACT! Hosted

April, 2014
Swiftpage releases ACT! version 16.1 with new features and problem fixes. Included is ACT! e-marketing, other new features, and maintenance upgrades.

March, 2014
Swiftpage releases beta of ACT! e-marketing and announces features for release 16.1 in April, 2014.

Febuary, 2014
Swiftpage announces plans for the all-new Act! Cloud, a direct-to-market, SaaS-only offering primarily targeted at entrepreneurs and micro/small business owners.

January, 2014
Northbrook Consulting Group's merger with Sue Dunn's firm (JDI Inc.) brings the gamut of Sage solutions to our clients. We can now sell and support Sage 100, Sage 200, Sage CRM in addition to Sage BusinessWorks, Sage 50, and ACT!.

July, 2013
Sage BusinessWorks 2013 is released

April, 2013
Featured Add-on of the month: QSalesData, allows connection of ACT! and QuickBooks--true CRM capabilities at a small business price.

October, 2012
ACT! HOSTED brings ACT! to the cloud. Northbrook Consulting Group brings it to you/

November 2011
Don Joseph receives certification as ACT! Premier Trainer and Sage BusinessWorks Certified Consultant.