The Future of Dynamics GP

Posted on: May 24, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Uncategorized, Microsoft Dynamics GP

Dynamics GP is a respected Microsoft solution that has been around for decades. However, in this digital age, we are starting to see a shift in savvy software from on-premises data to using the cloud for data storage and analysis. More and more organizations are choosing to operate remotely because of this. The future of Dynamics GP appears to be murky because of this technological shift.  In the video below,...


Impact on Dynamics GP From New Microsoft Security Policy

Posted on: May 24, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft recently announced that starting October 2022, security changes will be applied to Office 365, replacing basic authentication with the more modern system Exchange Online in order to protect Office 365 from potential attacks.  GP users should be aware that this change will impact the email and workflow functionality of those on older versions of Dynamics GP. Specifically, Dynamics GP 18.2 and older versions will be affected by the change...


What does the Modern Lifecycle Policy Mean for GP Users?

Posted on: May 12, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

By now, it’s well-known that Dynamics GP has moved to the Modern Lifecycle model for current users. This is a support model that many Microsoft products are already utilizing.  In making this switch, Microsoft has communicated to Dynamics GP users that it’s committed to the product as well as providing ample support for customers and partners.  But what does this actually mean for users? Well, it’s a really promising model....


Dynamics GP Upgrade Checklist

Posted on: April 26, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Dynamics GP’s updated lifecycle policy states that users of Dynamics GP 2018 or Dynamics GP 2018 R2 are a part of the Modern Lifecycle Policy, meaning they will be provided support until 2028 and onwards. Current GP users with older versions are able to be awarded this policy by simply updating their system. In order to update your GP software, you must ensure that your system is set up for...


Using the Master Triggers Tool in Dynamics GP

Posted on: April 14, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft Dynamics GP comes equipped with the professional services tool library, or PSTL for short. Included in the PSTL is a feature referred to as the Master Triggers tool. This tool allows users to automatically replicate master files for general ledger accounts, vendors, and customers. Understanding how to use and apply this feature to your GP experience can be invaluable because of the many benefits it can bring. Check out...


Human Resources in Dynamics GP

Posted on: April 11, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Having a thorough and advanced human resource management system is essential for achieving growth in your organization.  Human resources house all pertinent information about employees as well as manage the interview and hiring process for applicants. Moreover, employee evaluations are conducted and tracked in HR. HR also creates and distributes company benefit plans as well as vacation and paid time off. Human resources is a fundamental part of the foundation...


Using the Account Combiner and Modifier Tool in GP

Posted on: March 22, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft Dynamics GP has been around for decades because of its functionality and reliability. This on-premises solution empowers businesses in their financial and manufacturing management capabilities.  However, users often aren’t harnessing the full potential of the software because they don’t know how to navigate through the system completely. Logan Consulting understands this, and we care about empowering our clients with the knowledge and skills necessary to unlock all the benefits...


Demo on Connecting Power BI to Dynamics CRM

Posted on: March 22, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Dynamics 365 CRM is a great option for businesses today because of its cloud-based functionality and its malleability. Users can integrate various third-party applications into their system to increase the productivity and benefits of the CRM.  One popular third-party application is Power BI. With this platform, users can export data to be visualized in many different styles and can collaborate with other team members when analyzing these reports. Power BI...


Adding ‘Carbon Copy’ Users to Emails in Dynamics GP

Posted on: March 21, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Although businesses today are more often than not choosing to integrate cloud-based software into their organizations, Dynamics GP still remains a respected, reliable solution. In fact, Microsoft confirmed that it is planning on supporting GP users until at least 2028. Evidence of this can be seen in the series of updates for Dynamics GP that came out at the end of 2021. Today we are going to take a closer...


New W-2 Feature in Dynamics GP

Posted on: March 21, 2022 | By: Rosie Gill | Microsoft Dynamics GP

In October 2021, Microsoft came out with a series of updates for Dynamics GP. These updates came packed with many exciting new features.  With tax season underway, I thought I would highlight one relevant new feature from the October release. GP users can now mask employee SSNs on W-2s. Users now have the option to partially hide employee SSNs on their copies of their W-2s when they are printed.  In...