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, March 3, 2015

Dynamics GP Stock Count Import Module for Inventory Updates

The Dynamics GP Stock Count Import module makes it easy to update GP with actual inventory count information. The module works in conjunction with the standard stock count functionality in Dynamics GP. Basically, it creates a count template in a tab delimited or comma delimited file. You can use this file in Excel to enter …

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Microsoft Dynamics GP Chunk File Installation

Check out today’s how-to guide for Dynamics GP chunk file installation! Designate a computer on which to perform the installation process (Installation Computer). The Installation Computer should run GP natively from a local or mapped network folder. The installation process would typically start with the SQL server and then proceed to each terminal server in …

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Refreshable Excel Reports from Smartlist Designer in GP 2015

Dynamics GP 2015 includes the option to publish SmartList Designer reports to Refreshable Excel Reports. This is a big advantage because you can use the data connection created by the Refreshable Excel Report to create reusable reports. To be publishable, the SmartList Designer reports must be based on a SQL View. SQL Views are readily …

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Reprint Multiple Invoices in Dynamics GP Using the Navigation Lists

What happens when your sales or collections team needs to reprint invoices for a customer? Often, users end up printing invoices one at a time since the standard Dynamics GP windows only allow the printing of a single invoice or a range of invoices, but, unfortunately, the invoices they want to reprint are not always …

Monday, December 29, 2014

Avoiding Accidental Dynamics GP Batch Deletion

It is important to avoid accidentally deleting batches within Microsoft Dynamics GP. Below is a quick how-to guide for circumventing this potential issue and ensuring Dynamics GP batches are only deleted when intended. When we implement Dynamics GP for companies, we sometimes recommend un-checking the following box (Deletion of Saved Transactions) in the general ledger setup …

Friday, November 7, 2014

Recording Third Party Disability Insurance Payment (TDI) Paid by an Insurance Company

Check out this step-by-step process for manually recording employee taxable wage and tax withholding amounts for third party disability insurance (TDI) payments in the Microsoft Dynamics GP Payroll Manual Check-Adjustment Entry window. This detailed view from John Snyder, a Senior Consultant for Armanino’s Microsoft Dynamics GP practice, explains how to move through the process smoothly. …

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Increase Upselling Opportunities with Dynamics GP Suggested Sales Items

Dynamics GP Suggested Sales Items is an awesome feature that has been introduced in GP2013 R2. Continue on to discover how to increase your upselling opportunities with this enhancement. This feature leads to a potential increase in profitability by allowing the system to assist the salesperson with up-selling!  In order for this feature to appear …

Monday, September 29, 2014

Dynamics GP Support Debugging Tool’s Security Profiler

Who has access to that window? Learn how to use the Dynamics GP Support Debugging Tool Security Profiler to find out.Whether you are going through a security audit or just want to make sure certain key windows are restricted properly, it can be overwhelming to figure out who has access to a specific window. While the …

Friday, September 12, 2014

Utilizing Source Documents as an Alternative to Dynamics GP Analytical Accounting

Dynamics GP Analytical Accounting (AA) has a wide breadth of functionality. If you do not wish to implement AA, you can use source documents to track attributes. When you enter a journal entry, a required field is the source code. These codes are user-defined and any value can be placed in this field, assuming it …

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 …

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