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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
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Test/development environment

At different stages of your Dynamics GP implementation, as well as for ongoing development and support, a test or development environment may be required for Dynamics GP.

By this stage of your implementation planning, you will have a good idea of the major components of your Dynamics GP environment and how complicated it will be. A simple environment will include the Dynamics GP application and modules, Management Reporter or FRx, and possibly an add-on product. A complex Dynamics GP environment will consist of the Dynamics GP application, Management Reporter or FRx, integrations with other systems, and multiple add-on products or customizations.

For a simple Dynamics GP environment, a test environment can be as straightforward as setting up a new company. Dynamics GP has a sample company available, but it will most likely have a different setup, and certainly different data, than your live Dynamics GP companies. To have a more realistic test environment, you...