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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Reporting

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Reporting

Overview of this book

Resources such as the book you now hold in your hand are critical to taking the extra step in uncovering the trends locked deep within your data. Not only will this book offer insight into the many reporting tools currently available for GP, it will also offer a unique perspective on how each reporting tool can be used to meet specific challenges faced by your organization" - Errol Schoenfish, a member of the Microsoft Dynamics community for over 24 years Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is a sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system with a multitude of features and options. Microsoft Dynamics GP enables you to create and manage a variety of reports that help small and mid-size businesses effectively manage their financial and operational data. This book will show you how to create and manage reports, know what tools to use and when, how to use them and where to find the data based on how it's being entered into the system with Dynamics GP. This book will empower you with the tools and reports necessary to use Dynamics GP data in making key business decisions. The book addresses the many challenges and frustrations a company may face when preparing to build new reports. Then it moves on to explain how to find your data in the GP system and company databases. The book then dives deep into topics such as SmartLists, SL Builder and Excel Report Builder, Report Writer, SSRS Report Library, and Analysis Cubes Design and Management Reporter amongst others. With this knowledge in hand, you will be capable of selecting the most effective tool for the current reporting environment.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Reporting
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Deploying SQL Reporting Services reports and metrics

A new feature was added beginning with GP 10.0 that allows users to deploy predefined SSRS reports for use with GP data. Numerous reports span many GP modules including:

  • Financials & Bank Reconciliation

  • Receivables Management & Payables Management

  • Sales Order Processing & Purchasing Order Processing

  • Inventory

  • Project Accounting

  • Payroll

  • Human Resources

  • Contract Administration

  • Manufacturing

  • Returns Management

If set up properly, these reports can be accessed from within GP, meaning users will spend less time browsing out to the SSRS landing page and finding the correct report in the correct folder. Instead, they will select from the list of Custom Reports to see the reports that were deployed using the SQL Server Reporting Services Wizard for Dynamics GP.

Additionally, since the introduction of GP 2010, users are now able to deploy Charts and Metrics that are available from the Home page when logging into the application. This feature is...