Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Reporting - Second Edition

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  • Understand how data is stored in Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Use Excel and SmartLists Builders for basic GP reporting needs
  • Take advantage of the new Word Template functionality in Report Writer including the Word Template Generator
  • Deploy and modify the Dynamics GP SQL Reporting Services report library
  • Display SSRS reports in dashboard form with Business Analyzer
  • Customize Analysis Cubes for Excel for improved ad-hoc data analysis
  • Slice and dice Dynamics GP data with Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Formulas
  • Design and create various building blocks for Management Reporter
  • Explore advanced concepts for delivering professional-quality financial statements

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 is a sophisticated enterprise resource planning system with a multitude of features and options. Microsoft Dynamics GP enables you to create and manage a variety of reports that can help your organization effectively manage its financial and operational data.

"Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Reporting - Second Edition" will show you how to create and manage reports, know what tools to use and when, how to use these tools, and where to find the data based on how it’s being entered into the system with Dynamics GP.

This book addresses the many challenges and frustrations a company may face when preparing to build new reports. You will learn how to find and locate your data in the GP system and company databases. It then dives deep into topics such as SmartLists, SL Builder and Excel Report Builder, Report Writer, Word Template Generator, SSRS Report Library, Business Analyzer, 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.

  • Explore the new reporting features found in GP 2013
  • Add value to your organization by identifying the major reporting challenges facing your organization and selecting the most effective reporting tool to meet those challenges
  • Empower users from top to bottom in your organization to create their own reports
  • Go beyond basic reporting by providing true business intelligence for your organization
Page Count 386
Course Length 11 hours 34 minutes
ISBN 9781849688925
Date Of Publication 23 Oct 2013


David Duncan

David Duncan has been a consultant and business analyst for over five years. He has driven organizational success through well-defined reporting solutions that provide valuable and insightful information to key stakeholders. He is the co-author of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Reporting and has also served as a technical reviewer for Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013, both by Packt Publishing. David, who holds several certifications for Microsoft Dynamics GP and SQL Server, has extensive experience in designing and providing business intelligence and reporting tools for organizations that use Dynamics GP and many other Microsoft SQL Server-based applications. In his current position as a business analyst, David works with end users at all levels of his organization to provide them with reporting solutions to meet their needs. David enjoys sharing insights gained from these solutions, and he is even happier when he can share these insights using Excel PivotTable and Excel Power Pivot functionality! David holds a degree from Clemson University. He resides in Rocky Mount, N.C. with his wife, Mary Kathleen, and their newborn daughter, Mary Eliza.

Christopher J Liley

Chris Liley is a Principal Consultant with I.B.I.S., Inc., which is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner based in Norcross, GA. Chris holds several certifications for both Microsoft Dynamics GP and SQL Server. He is a graduate of Georgia State University with a B.B.A in Accounting, and has worked with the Dynamics GP product since 2001. Chris has also previously participated in the Dynamics Partner Advisory Board, and is co-author of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Reporting. Chris' experience ranges from financial analysis, software implementation, data conversions and integrations, to designing and developing customizations in both the functional and technical area of consulting for Dynamics GP. In addition, Chris has extensive experience in designing Business Intelligence solutions and has assisted numerous clients in analyzing their business plans with these solutions.