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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
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Training users is a critical component of any ERP system implementation and should be planned for accordingly. Best practices for training include:

  • Plan training close to the Go Live date: Training users a month before they start using a new system is not very effective. It is also better to train users after Dynamics GP is already installed so they can experiment with the sample company and look at the screens in the system.

  • Plan to retrain: Having to re-train users does not mean that the initial training was not a success. Repetition helps people learn. Typically, following the Go Live, many of the topics covered in the initial training will need to be revisited. In fact, some companies choose to have the bulk of their training right after the Go Live instead, so that users can start learning with their own data and real transactions.

  • Don't train everyone on everything: Most end users of a system do not need to go through any of the setup, maintenance, or troubleshooting training...