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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
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Scope of vision

Planning infrastructure for Dynamics GP cannot be done in a vacuum. Existing systems, as well as future plans and projects, should be considered to determine whether the current infrastructure needs to be augmented to support your Dynamics GP implementation. While your role may be strictly to implement Dynamics GP, together with the IT resource on your implementation team, encourage the company to take a slightly broader approach to planning infrastructure. Thinking about the shorter term (the next one to three years), as well as the longer term (three to five years ahead), consider the following questions:

  • Are there plans to hire more employees or consultants? If so, what applications will these users need access to?

  • Are there plans to implement additional systems after Dynamics GP?

  • Will there be any integration between Dynamics GP and existing systems?

  • Are there upgrades already planned to any hardware or software?

  • Is there a need for remote users for Dynamics GP, as well...