Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013

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Learn
  • Get Dynamics GP 2013 information into Excel 2013
  • Set up, deploy, and secure refreshable Excel reports in Dynamics GP 2013 to get live GP data to Excel
  • Consolidate and present GP 2013 data using Excel pivot tables
  • Improve the look and feel of a dashboard with conditional formatting
  • Enhance data clarity with charts and sparklines
  • Add interactivity to a dashboard using Slicers
  • Link dashboard data back to Dynamics GP 2013
  • Approach more complex dashboards and sources using PowerPivot
About

Accounting systems like Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 hold a wealth of information. Excel 2013 provides a great tool for linking to, extracting, analysing, and presenting that rich data to help companies make better, faster, and smarter decisions.

Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013 covers how to get the rich, detailed information contained in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and present it in an attractive, easy-to-understand way using Excel 2013. The book shows in detail how to build great-looking dashboards that enhance a company’s decision-making process.

This book shows you how to get at the rich, detailed information contained in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and present it in an attractive, easy-to-understand way using Excel 2013. This guide will take you from the basics of setup and deployment to creating secure, refreshable Excel reports. Using a whole host of tools available within Excel, this tutorial will show you how to visualize your data using simple conditional formatting techniques, easy-to-read charts, and allow you to make your data interactive with Slicers.

Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013 provides a way for you to easily build that interactive dashboard that your CFO keeps asking for.

Features
  • Build a dashboard using Excel 2013 with information from Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013
  • Make Excel a true business intelligence tool with charts, sparklines, slicers, and more
  • Utilize PowerPivot’s full potential to create even more complex dashboards
Page Count 268
Course Length 8 hours 2 minutes
ISBN 9781849689069
Date Of Publication 26 Mar 2013

Authors

Mark Polino

Mark Polino is CPA, with additional certifications in financial forensics (CFF) and information technology (CITP). He is a Microsoft MVP for Business Solutions and a GPUG All Star who has worked with Dynamics GP and its predecessors since 1999.

He works as the Director of Client Services for Fastpath, and he runs the DynamicAccounting.net website dedicated to all things Dynamics GP. He is a regularly featured speaker at Dynamics GP related events.

This is Mark's tenth book, and his seventh GP related book with Packt Publishing. His work includes eight technology-focused books and two novels.

He is also the author of the best-selling Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Cookbook, the spin off Lite edition, and a co-author for updated GP 2013 and 2016 editions, all from Packt Publishing.