Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: New Features to Come!

Posted on: January 22, 2016 | By: Craig Thompson | Microsoft Dynamics GP

Over the last fifteen years, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains has developed into a robust, popular solution for Enterprise Resource Planning. Today, GP is suited for a wide variety of industries because of its functionality and flexibility on a desktop and in the cloud. With a new year comes a new version of Microsoft GP. In May 2016, Microsoft will be releasing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016. Even though the release isn’t scheduled for a few months, here are is a sneak preview of the new features that you should expect to see:


Core Enhancements

  • Purchasing Requisitions – Project Integration
  • HTTPS Support for Management Reporter Viewer
  • Multiple Page Scan
  • Default EFT File Formats For Scotia Bank
  • Change Workflow Approval Conditions
  • Enable Credit card Payment Type for Check Run Processing
  • Increase Distribution Reference Field Size
  • Named User Licensing Support for Self Service User Type
  • Document Attach for Project Expenses

Business Intelligence

  • All-In-One Document Viewer for Inventory
  • All-In-One Document Viewer for Sales
  • Export SmartList Numbers
  • Export/Import SmartLists
  • Creating a SmartList from an Existing Favorite
  • PowerBI charts on GP Role

Ease of Use

  • Remove Inactive Payroll Pay Codes
  •  Simplify Payroll Posting Setup
  • Create Exception Report on Budget Import
  • Simplify Analytical Accounting User Access Settings


If these new features seem beneficial for your company, consider upgrading when the new version is released. In the meantime, keep an eye out for more detailed and specific information about GP 2016 in the near future. For more information about how the new Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 can benefit your business, contact Logan Consulting your Chicago Based Microsoft Partner.

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