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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
About the Reviewer
General Ledger Account Categories
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Running two systems concurrently

Should you plan to run Dynamics GP at the same time as your old system for a period of time? The answer can depend on many variables. Some companies will absolutely insist on it and will not be dissuaded. In that case, you really do not have a choice. However, most companies will listen to the advice of the implementer on this and you should be prepared to discuss the pros and cons.


Running two systems simultaneously will provide the following benefits:

  • It will help identify any missing functionality, workflows, and reports that have been left out of the planning.

  • It will give the opportunity for additional time to address any missing items identified.

  • It will give the company's management a sense of security. Running a new system concurrently with the old one will feel like a more conservative, safer decision to many people.


The negative aspects of running two systems at the same time include the following:

  • Up to triple the regular amount of work...