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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

Additions to the implementation timeline

At this point, you should be able to augment your implementation task list with dates that include equipment purchases, upgrades, installation, and configuration. Using Not Just Widgets as an example, the following is a sample list of infrastructure specific tasks:


Description / Notes

Start Date

Finish By

Order and receive new server for Dynamics GP

NJW will be getting a new dedicated server for Dynamics GP. As they plan to start data imports on Jun-11-2010, the server must be ready and Dynamics GP should be installed by then.



Order and receive new desktops or upgrades

Several desktops are old and were planned to be replaced soon anyway. A few other desktops will be upgraded with more RAM.



Configure new server and install SQL Server

Includes installation and configuration of Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008, and all the latest service packs for both.