Dynamics Blog

Welcome to the Dynamics Blog hosted by the professionals at Armanino. This blog is about anything that may be helpful to others regarding Microsoft Dynamics' software. The topics can be anything from Microsoft Dynamics GP, AX, CRM, SharePoint, MAS 90/200, .NET development, accounting, compliance and more.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Depreciation Reversal Quality Issue in Microsoft Dynamics GP

Need to reverse depreciation for 2017 in Microsoft Dynamics GP? This post will walk you through what to do when you encounter the Depreciation Reversal Quality Issue for GP. The January reversal target date should be 12/31/2016, however, the following error is received: “If Target date is prior to the current year for any book, …

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

FIX: Power BI Not Authorized in Dynamics GP After Upgrade

I’ve been pulling my Power BI dashboard graphs into the Dynamics GP Home Page since GP 2016. When I upgraded my system from GP 2016 to GP 2016 R2, my GP system would not properly authorize my Power BI account. This post covers how to easily fix the issue so you can connect your Power …

Monday, July 18, 2016

Top 7 Reasons to Upgrade Your Microsoft Dynamics GP

As one of the largest Gold Certified Microsoft Dynamics GP Partners in the world, Armanino is excited to share that Microsoft has made some very important enhancements in its release of GP 2016. Read on to learn some why to upgrade Dynamics GP for your team. Focusing on more transaction process controls and ease-of-use features, we’ve …

Monday, May 9, 2016

Microsoft Dynamics GP Service Packs – Details & Considerations

Veteran Dynamics users are familiar with the Dynamics GP service packs Microsoft regularly pushes out with bug fixes and small feature improvements. Recently, they have started releasing major improvements and big features within the service packs as well. Read on for some of the latest upgrades, features, and fixes to watch for with Microsoft Dynamics …

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Dynamics GP Document Attachment Enhancements

Dynamics GP has improved its ability to attach documents to master records and transactions. With GP2013, you could attach documents in certain windows in GP. These attachments would be saved in SQL as an alternative to OLE Notes. (General notes that you enter are stored in SQL, but not the attachments.) Continue on to see …

Friday, September 5, 2014

Dynamics GP Workflow Feature for 2013 R2

Dynamics GP Workflow is now a part of the core product! The exciting news is that Workflow has been redesigned to be based on Dexterity, which will no longer require SharePoint. There are four Workflow types available: Purchase Order Approval Purchase Requisition Approval Payroll Timecard Approval Project Timesheet Approval Workflow Maintenance Window: Additional Workflow types …

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Dynamics GP Purchase Requisition to Fixed Assets

The Dynamics GP purchase requisition functionality in 2013 R2 allows you to automate a purchase requisition and approval process within your organization. This is new functionality that does not use Business Portal or Sharepoint, and it is available in the regular Dynamics GP client interface and the web client. There is new workflow functionality as …

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Copy from Excel into Dynamics GP General Journal Transaction

GP 2013 R2 includes new functionality that allows you to copy and paste information from Excel into the Dynamics GP general journal transaction entry screen. It’s really very easy to use. Just get the information into this simple format: Description – Account – Debit – Credit. Here’s an example: Select the data you want and …

Friday, July 18, 2014

New Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Dashboards

Microsoft’s Dynamics GP 2013 R2 release includes four ready-to-go dashboards for Purchasing, Inventory, Sales, and Finance. They are deployed as part of the familiar Excel Reports for Dynamics GP. These dashboards show off the results that Excel can deliver from your Dynamics GP data. Though you’ve been able to easily create similar dashboards using Excel …

Friday, June 13, 2014

Dynamics GP Document Attachment Setup

In our recent Dynamics GP Tips & Tricks Webinar: Preparing for Your 1099, we introduced a new feature – Dynamics GP Document Attachment Management in GP 2013. The Document Attachment Management window is used to attach documents or preview the attachments for customer, vendor and item records. However, the Attachment Manager must be enabled before …

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