Customization is one of the items in the
Crestwood was engaged to complete a Dynamics GP upgrade from Great Plains 8.0 that was languishing two years behind schedule and thousands of dollars over budget for a Japanese
These robust customizations were developed in Dexterity, the programming language of Dynamics GP, to complement the client’s core inventory and distribution processes. However, the partner that attempted the upgrade had no Dexterity skills. So core functionality that was developed for the client’s precise needs in the Great Plains 8.0 system was not available in the initial Dynamics GP 10.0 upgrade or was replaced by VBA code (a programming tool with less functionality than Dexterity).
The Dexterity customization allowed custom data and fields stored externally to the stock Dynamics GP system to be available on the
Further, some of the Microsoft SQL SRS reports developed as part of the initial upgrade were not pulling the correct data and Crestwood was able to repair or replace the errant reports, giving the client the GP business visibility that it needed. The previous partner took two years to reach an 85% completion milestone and Crestwood took three months to reach project closure. Full user adoption and client satisfaction was attained by completing the Dynamics GP 10.0 upgrade project on-time and on-budget.
Sometimes it takes
By William Schroeder, Practice Manager, at your