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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
Microsoft Professional Services: Additional Tools Available

Users and security

Prior to implementing Dynamics GP it is helpful to plan out all the system users and the security needs for them. If you have implemented Dynamics GP for versions prior to 10.0 and have not worked with the new Dynamics GP security yet, you may want to forget everything you have learned about Dynamics GP security in the past, as it has been completely overhauled starting with version 10.0.

Dynamics GP security is now pessimistic. Considered long overdue by many consultants and system administrators, this means newly created users will not have permissions to anything and will need to be explicitly granted any and all permissions.

The components of Dynamics GP security are:

  • Operations: These are the lowest level security building blocks. Operations include access to windows, reports, tables, tools, posting permissions, and SmartList objects.

  • Tasks: Groupings of operations. Tasks typically group operations across common fairly low-level functions, such as creating customers...