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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

Officially supported—what it means to you

Many of the preceding sections, as well as information you may see in various other resources, use terminology such as, supported by Microsoft or officially supported. It is important in your role of Dynamics GP implementer to understand the distinction made between what is officially supported by Microsoft versus what will technically work.

There are many configurations that will fail on a pre-installation compatibility check or return an error during installation. This is the easier scenario to deal with, because you have no choice at that point. However, many configurations may be technically possible, but not supported by Microsoft. For example, the FRx application may install with no errors on a 64-bit operating system and may work with no errors. In this case, you may be absolutely fine while everything is working. However, as soon as it stops working, you may find yourself in a situation where you are unable to get support and are told the...