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Welcome to Armanino’s Microsoft Dynamics Blog, where you’ll find information on topics across Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP and CRM, Dynamics GP, Power BI, PowerApps, Flow and more. Use these tips, tricks and insights to get the most out of your applications! Want these articles delivered straight to your inbox? Subscribe to our newsletter below.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Simple Manufacturing ERP for Life Sciences

Most life science companies in the pharmaceutical or medical device space will need to use some ERP functionality associated with inventory and manufacturing to accommodate their specific industry needs. The needs for inventory and manufacturing generally broaden through the product life cycle. Read on to learn about my recommendation for the right ERP for life sciences …

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 …

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 …

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Power BI for Microsoft Dynamics GP

Power BI has been around for a while, but it’s recently received more development attention and has become a solid reporting tool for small and mid-sized organizations. Power BI lets you easily assemble informational dashboards that can be viewed in browsers and mobile devices. (Also, the pricing is simple and inexpensive.) Power BI is essentially a …

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Dynamics GP 2016 Features Sneak Peek

Microsoft has been a little shy to document new features that will be released in the upcoming Dynamics GP 2016 version (expected in April 2016). However, there have been some announcements at reIMAGINE and the GPUG Summit and this is what I’ve been able to cobble together regarding the Dynamics GP 2016 features. Here is …

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, …

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Microsoft Power BI with Dynamics GP

Microsoft Power BI can easily be added to your Office 365 account. It allows an easy way to create graphs and dashboards, and provide online analysis to users. You can get more information about Power BI here. There are various ready-to-use data connectors already set up. For Dynamics GP, you can connect to your SQL …

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