Microsoft Dynamics GP Roadmap

Posted on: October 8, 2019 | By: Molly Kenney | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Many people wonder about the Microsoft Dynamics GP roadmap and in fact, at Logan Consulting, we have produced several videos regarding the future of Dynamics GP.  Last week, Microsoft made an interesting pronouncement regarding the future of Dynamics GP. They announced that Dynamics GP is moving to what is now  called the “Modern Policy." There has been speculation about Microsoft Dynamics GP and a new release coming late this year....


Creating a new SmartList with GP’s SmartList Designer

Posted on: October 8, 2019 | By: William Scheetz | Microsoft Dynamics GP

SmartLists can be a simple and efficient way to create customized data views in Microsoft GP.  Currently, methods you can use to create a new SmartList: using SmartList Designer or using SmartList Builder.  Because SmartList Builder is not natively built into GP, today we will be creating a SmartList using Smartlist Designer.   1 - Open SmartList (Dynamics GP -> SmartList). Click the ‘New’ button. 2 - Next, enter a...


Stuck Batch Correction

Posted on: September 26, 2019 | By: Michael Angel | Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, Professional Services

One of the most common issues that occur in GP is the issue of a stuck batch. A stuck batch can occur due to connection issues that can occur due to various reasons (Network Issues, Workstation errors, massive data processing etc.). While users can attempt to correct the connection issues, it is likely that at some point users will be forced to deal with a stuck batch resulting from a...


What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018

Posted on: July 26, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Microsoft Dynamics GP

As a Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner based in Chicago, we're always interested in what Microsoft is doing with Dynamics GP. While Microsoft has spent a lot of time focused on the Dynamics 365 platform, they do continue to make improvements to Dynamics GP. To find the latest information on Dynamics GP, go to docs.microsoft.com. Here, you can learn more about Dynamics GP and all other Microsoft solutions.    Navigating the Microsoft Site   The site will list out not only Dynamics GP 2018, but the 2018 R2 release...


Early Project Focus on Critical Manufacturing Data Important to ERP Implementation Success

Posted on: June 27, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing

In complex manufacturing environments, the maintenance of item master, bill of material, and routing data is critical to accurate costing, planning, and manufacturing. Unfortunately, in many ERP implementations, the focus on this data and the conversion of it from a legacy ERP system to the new ERP system starts too late! Some ERP systems manage this data differently for planning, costing and manufacturing. As a result, it is important to...


The Importance of Pre and Post Cutover Metrics for ERP Implementations

Posted on: June 27, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, Professional Services, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Practice News

Defining specific pre and post cutover metrics is an important step in the planning of a new ERP system. ERP implementations are often seen as projects which reduce on-time shipment performance or throughput, for example. The Project Team needs the ability to reference pre cutover metrics and easily compare them to the same cutover metric to assess the positive or negative impact of the cutover. The Project Team (internal and...


What Does Business Central mean for the Future of Microsoft Dynamics GP

Posted on: April 19, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, Microsoft Dynamics GP

As a Chicago based Microsoft Dynamics GP reseller we are always interested in Microsoft’s direction with Dynamics GP. Certainly, our clients are equally interested in our insights on this topic as we work with Dynamics GP as well as the new Microsoft Dynamics 365 applications.  So, what does Microsoft’s heavy investment in Dynamics 365 Business Central mean for the future of Dynamics GP? Our Thoughts Microsoft’s direction on Dynamics GP,...


When Should You Migrate from Dynamics GP to Business Central

Posted on: April 8, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, Microsoft Dynamics GP

Many companies companies today are trying to determine when they should migrate from Dynamics GP to Business Central. Others are asking if they even need to move to Business Central. In our last blog we reviewed the Dynamics GP vs. Dynamics 365 Business Central.  As a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Partner we want to continue to inform people about Dynamics GP and Business Central. So in this blog we...


Prevent Fraud Within Your Company

Posted on: April 5, 2019 | By: Michael Angel | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Professional Services

Companies on a daily basis deal with large numbers of transactions which can cause lots of ins and outs within the company. This can make managing a company more complex which can cause lots of strain on upper-level management. In today’s day of electronic transactions, it can make it difficult to trust entries and cashing of checks.  Therefore, many Cash Management departments of Banks came out with an automated fraud...


Microsoft Dynamics GP vs. Dynamics 365 Business Central

Posted on: March 22, 2019 | By: Jim Bertler | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, Microsoft Dynamics GP

Over the last several years Microsoft has begun and continues to drive a major push to the cloud so the question is Dynamics GP vs. Dynamics 365 Business Central which is better.  Microsoft's push to the cloud is especially true in the ERP and Accounting Software space as Microsoft has released their Dynamics 365 Business Central solution. Business Central is primarily a cloud-based solution though it can be licensed on-premises. ...