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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By : Victoria Yudin
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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By: Victoria Yudin

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is a sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning application with a multitude of features and options. The implementation of Dynamics GP is usually considered to be complex, and can be very confusing for users and consultants. This step-by-step guide will show you how to effectively implement Dynamics GP 2010 with ease.This focused, step-by-step tutorial covers the basics of Microsoft Dynamics GP, from licensing, to design, before moving on to more complex topics such as implementation and setup. You will learn how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 from start to finish.This book will enable you to master the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 2010 effectively. This book starts with how to plan and complete a successful Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 implementation. You will then move on to learning who should be on the implementation team, what important questions should be asked and how to plan your infrastructure for Dynamics GP 2010. Detailed descriptions of all the setup options for the core Dynamics GP modules as well as practical advice on setup will help guide you through the myriad of options available in this powerful application. As you reach the end of the book you will learn how to import your initial data with illustrations and practical examples.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation
About the Author
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Implementation team

At the start of any implementation, you should identify the team that will be ultimately responsible for the implementation. Some companies believe that they can hire an outside consultant or a new employee to complete a Dynamics GP implementation with minimal involvement from other company resources. This typically results in frustration, unrealized expectations, and a poor implementation. There can be no successful implementation of an ERP system without active involvement from the end users.

Who should be on the implementation team

Involving the end users does not mean all end users of Dynamics GP must actively participate in the implementation. However, one or more core end users need to be identified and involved in the process from the very start. Typically this will be the controller or a senior accountant who has been with the company for some time and knows all aspects of the operation from the accounting perspective.

In addition to having someone with knowledge...