If manually entering large numbers of records into Microsoft Dynamics GP on a regular basis from another data source is a problem, using a Microsoft Dynamics GP Add-in might be a good fit. Add-ins are developed within the .NET Framework and can use technologies like eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP to enable features, such as importing large amounts of transactions into Microsoft Dynamics GP by pasting data into a window or having Microsoft Dynamics GP consume the contents of an Excel spreadsheet. Microsoft Dynamics GP Add-ins can create windows that appear within Microsoft Dynamics GP and look consistent with the rest of the product.
If changes are needed to an existing window within Microsoft Dynamics GP, then Dexterity customizations are the ideal route to pursue. Dexterity is the internal development toolkit that is used to develop Microsoft Dynamics GP, and a developer working with it can customize any window within Microsoft Dynamics GP. It allows for anything from adding fields, simplifying windows, automating data entry on windows where defaults do not exist, improving reporting options, and many more scenarios. Additionally, any work that is done with Dexterity will also carry forward to the Microsoft Dynamics GP web client easily.
When making decisions about which customizations are right for an ERP solution, it's important to pick the right tool for the job. With the right customizations, data entry can be minimized and optimized so that
by The Resource Group