How Do You Convert from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Posted on: May 29, 2020 | By: Julia Paul | Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, Microsoft Dynamics GP

Introduction Dynamics GP has a huge install base of customers. Many companies are wondering how you convert from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 Business Central. Microsoft is not abandoning Dynamics GP, but it is clear that Microsoft continues to decrease their investment in Dynamics GP and redirect that effort to Business Central. So, for companies that want to take advantage of the cloud, move to a system that Microsoft is...


Is There a New Microsoft Dynamics GP Upgrade Path?

Posted on: May 12, 2020 | By: Julia Paul | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft’s Naming Structure with Dynamics GP Many of our clients have asked, “What is the latest release of Microsoft Dynamics GP?”.  Starting in 2019, Microsoft has dropped the year from the name of the product. For example, previous releases were Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016, or Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018. Starting with the release in October of 2019, Microsoft has changed the name of the product to Microsoft Dynamics GP. This...


Dynamics GP: 4 Ways to Transform Order Processing

Posted on: February 14, 2020 | By: Julia Paul | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner As a Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner, we believe Dynamics GP offers value both in back-office and front-office operations. All customer management, accounting, sales and purchasing needs are covered with a cloud-based solution. Dynamics GP transforms order processing which revolutionizes the way businesses in the manufacturing industry operate. Dynamics GP uses automation tools, timely access to details, customer trends, and increased customer service productivity. This creates a...


What is the Future of Microsoft Dynamics GP?

Posted on: February 4, 2020 | By: Julia Paul | Microsoft Dynamics GP

The Future of Dynamics GP With being a Microsoft Dynamics GP partner, something we often get asked is, “What is the future of Dynamics 365 GP?” and although the future of Dynamics GP doesn’t likely include major releases or functionality, there are a few things to expect and to consider. With Microsoft Dynamics GP, which is an older solution, Microsoft will continue to support Dynamics GP.  Although there aren't going...


Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner: 3 Values of an Assessment

Posted on: January 17, 2020 | By: Julia Paul | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft Dynamics GP Assessment As a Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner, we are going to share the values of a Microsoft Dynamics GP assessment. Many of our clients who have Dynamics GP are interested in proving their use of the system and getting more value from it. They often come to us with a laundry list of issues. We sometimes suggest that they engage in a Microsoft Dynamics GP assessment. So,...


Microsoft Dynamics GP Roadmap

Posted on: October 8, 2019 | By: Guy Logan | 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...