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, June 5, 2018

The UG Summit is Coming!

We’re already chomping at the bit to get to Phoenix for the UG Summit, October 15-18. Just like last year, we’ll be sponsoring and leading sessions on various aspects of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform, and we’ll be manning an Armanino booth on the floor. If you’re considering attending, be sure to take advantage of …

Friday, March 23, 2018

What You Need to Know About GDPR and Your Business Analytics

GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, is big. Really big. Are you ready for the May 25 deadline? For companies using business analytics and pulling data from different systems, the new GDPR requirements on documenting data flows can be overwhelming. But they don’t have to be. First, does GDPR affect you? Instituted by the …

Power Up Your Business With PowerApps & Flow!

PowerApps are purpose-built apps that can be built specifically for your business. Companies can start with one of the many predefined templates or build an app from scratch through a simple, drag-and-drop user interface. No coding required! At Armanino, we are seeing companies adopt PowerApps to replace dozens of legacy apps. In particular, those that …

What Is Microsoft AppSource?

Microsoft AppSource is a resource that businesses can leverage to find and deploy products and services that extend the functionality of Microsoft’s existing online offerings. These services often provide a bridge for functionality gaps within the existing software or extend the online environment to serve industry specific needs. Microsoft AppSource is essentially an App Store …

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Top 3 Microsoft Dynamics Events That Should Be on Your Radar, Plus a Bonus Event for Developers

When it comes to Microsoft events, there are a ton of options to choose from. Which is right for you? We’ve compiled a list of our 2018 favorites, with key considerations to help you determine which might be the best fit for you (or your team). Plus, we’ve added in a bonus event that all …

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Serial / Lot Tracking Inventory for Life Sciences

Life sciences companies need to track serial and lot numbers for numerous reasons including compliance, quality control, and to provide an infrastructure to execute a product recall should one be required in the future. Read on for details on utilizing your financial systems for serial and lot tracking inventory within your life sciences company. To be …

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, 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 …

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