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.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dynamics GP Project Tracking with the General Ledger

Most companies have at least some requirement to track project related activity for their organizations, whether it’s a research and development (R&D) project, an internal construction project, or a customer-specific project. There are several ways to utilize Microsoft Dynamics GP project tracking capabilities. Perhaps the simplest method is to merely use a specific segment in the chart …

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Dynamics GP Mass Email Set-up Process

Dynamics GP can be a very powerful tool for many things, but one of the most overlooked features in GP is its built-in email capabilities. Microsoft has continued to enhance these capabilities in recent versions. Unfortunately, often times the functionality gets buried in areas we least expect to find it. This post covers the process …

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Dynamics GP 2015 & 2015 R2 New Feature Favorites

With Microsoft now on a 6-month release cycle for Dynamics GP, the amount of information about new features and bug fixes can be overwhelming. Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 introduced some big improvements in functionality when it was released at the end of 2014, including the new and improved Workflow, Identity Management, Business Analyzer for Windows, …

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Dynamics GP Management Reporter Conversion from FRX

Migrating from FRX to Management Reporter in Dynamics GP can sometimes be a very difficult task. When you run the “FRX Migration Wizard” tool that is installed from the GP Management Reporter installer, you are asked a series of questions and then the tool attempts to migrate your data. When you log in to Management …

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Essential Dynamics GP Year-End Updates for ALL Users

Take a moment to review the numerous important changes in this year’s Dynamics GP Year-End Updates for GP 2013 and GP 2015. The 2015 Year-End Updates for GP 2013 & GP 2015 are essential, especially for companies utilizing these functions: 1099-MISC, DIV, & INT 1096 Form Affordable Care Act (More info on ACA changes here) Payroll …

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Microsoft Dynamics GP Safe Pay

Microsoft Dynamics GP Safe Pay is functionality that creates a file in conjunction with the Payables Management payment processing function that you can send to your bank to take advantage of the positive pay service that many banks offer. The positive pay service compares all checks being presented for payment from your account, to the …

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Dynamics GP Payables Transaction Approval Workflow

Dynamics GP 2015 R2 includes two new features that will allow you to expedite and better control your payables invoice processing. Take a look at the Dynamics GP payables transaction approval workflow features: Payables Transaction Approval workflow object Document attachment for email approvals Using the workflow mechanism in Dynamics GP 2015 R2, you can customize a …

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Dynamics GP Contract Administration for Revenue Recognition & Billing

The Dynamics GP Contract Administration module allows you to easily manage your contracts with your customers. You can have multiple lines of detail contract items that can include inventory items and non-inventory items. The Contract Administration module will automatically create billing schedules and revenue recognition schedules based on general contract attributes such as start date, …

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Dynamics GP Active Directory User Names Not Populating

Recently I ran into a situation where, no matter what I did, I could not populate the Dynamics GP Active Directory names in either the Managers box or the Assignment fields in GP Workflow. I could use the “magnifying glass” icon to look up AD users perfectly fine. I could select one easily enough. However, when …

Monday, April 13, 2015

Dynamics GP Fixed Assets Depreciation Projection Query and SmartList

Dynamics GP includes a variety of reporting tools to get business information out of GP. One of the easiest to use is SmartLists, and its companion, Refreshable Excel Reports. Read on to learn about the Dynamics GP fixed assets depreciation projection query. SmartLists are based on SQL Views and make current information from your ERP …

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