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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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The Inventory module (also called Inventory Control) is a logical place to start setting up the distribution modules, as they center around inventory items. One common misconception is that the Inventory module is needed only if your company is selling "widgets" and needs to track the number of widgets in stock. In reality, the Dynamics GP Inventory module can also be used in many other situations. The following are two examples of non-conventional inventory uses:

  • Selling services: A company that sells services to customers can greatly speed up data entry and accuracy, as well as facilitate meaningful reporting, by setting up each service as an inventory item that does not track quantities. If the services are priced differently for each customer, different price levels can be set up and coded for the respective customers. If different services are coded to their own GL sales accounts, each item can be coded for the appropriate account. All of this can ensure that users entering...