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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

Victoria Yudin

If you feel intimidated by the thought of implementing Microsoft Dynamics GP, this book will quickly overcome any doubts. It’s the simplest, clearest guide available to getting this sophisticated ERP application up and running successfully.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849680325
Paperback376 pages

About This Book

  • Master how to implement Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 with real world examples and guidance from a Microsoft Dynamics GP MVP
  • Understand how to install Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 and related applications, following detailed, step-by-step instructions
  • Learn how to set-up the core Microsoft Dynamics GP modules effectively
  • Discover the additional tools available from Microsoft for Dynamics GP


Who This Book Is For

If you are a new or existing Microsoft Dynamics GP consultant or end user who wants to implement, install and set-up core modules of Dynamics GP 2010, then this book is for you. A basic understanding of business management systems and either Dynamics GP or a similar application is recommended.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Application Structure and Licensing
Structure of Dynamics GP—modules and series
Dynamics GP licensing
Core modules explained
Dynamics GP and Microsoft SQL Server
Dexterity and product dictionaries
Financial reporting: AFA, FRx, and Management Reporter
Chapter 2: Planning: Business Requirements
Implementation team
To plan or not to plan
Not Just Widgets—a sample company
Identifying reporting needs
Running two systems concurrently
Populating data
Implementation timeline
Chapter 3: Planning: Dynamics GP System
Companies in Dynamics GP
Integration with other systems
General Ledger Chart of Accounts
Master record IDs and names
Fiscal periods and years
Users and security
Sales and purchase taxes
Additional setup considerations
Chapter 4: Planning: Infrastructure
Scope of vision
Dynamics GP system requirements
Officially supported—what it means to you
Network requirements
The Terminal Server only approach
Test/development environment
Add-on products
Shared files
Data backups
Additions to the implementation timeline
Chapter 5: Installation of SQL Server, Dynamics GP, and Integration Manager
Pre-installation checklist
Installing as the local administrator
Installing Microsoft SQL Server for Dynamics GP
Installing the Dynamics GP 2010 application
Creating an ODBC data source
Dynamics GP Utilities
Installing Integration Manager
Chapter 6: System and Company Setup
Logging into Dynamics GP
System setup
Company setup
Chapter 7: Module Setup: General Ledger, Bank Reconciliation, Payables, and Receivables
General Ledger
Bank Reconciliation
Payables Management
Receivables Management
Chapter 8: Module Setup: Inventory, SOP, and POP
Sales Order Processing
Purchase Order Processing
Chapter 9: Populating Initial Data
Basics of Integration Manager
General Ledger account import
General Ledger transactions
Open payables transactions
Open receivables transactions
Inventory items
Inventory transactions
Chapter 10: Training, Tools, and Next Steps
Tools for Dynamics GP
Troubleshooting tips
Additional resources

What You Will Learn

  • Discover the key concepts for a successful Dynamics GP implementation
  • Plan for the Dynamics GP system and infrastructure efficiently
  • Install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and Dynamics GP 2010 with ease
  • Import your initial data into Dynamics GP using Integration Manager
  • Understand the structure of the Dynamics GP application, what modules are and how they work together
  • Learn key training concepts for Microsoft Dynamics GP

In Detail

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.


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