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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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Not Just Widgets—a sample company

We are going to introduce a company called Not Just Widgets (NJW) to use as an example throughout this book. NJW resells software and hardware products, and offers some limited services to its customers. It is currently using a combination of an old small accounting package and many Excel spreadsheets. Let's go through the list in the previous section for NJW:

  • Start at the beginning: What does the company do? NJW has been in business for five years and it resells software and hardware products that it purchases from other companies or distributors. Many smaller or fast moving items are kept in a small warehouse on premises and larger or infrequently sold items are drop-shipped directly to customers. Some consulting services, such as system audits, network planning, and implementations are performed either by employees of NJW or independent contractors hired as needed.

  • Understand the vision: What is the plan for the next few years? There are currently...