In a LinkedIn group recently, a member asked fellow users of Microsoft Dynamics GP for some sort of documentation with an explanation for why GP needs and benefits from third party products. It is a fascinating and
Firstly, some posited that a software producer, even Microsoft, cannot manufacture a solution that responds to each individual organization’s demands. Similar to Apple products allowing operators to install Google Maps as an application, despite the fact that Apple offers its own map app, so do ERP systems like Dynamics GP, and this flexibility is a necessity for modern businesses. As any corporation who implements Dynamics GP has specific needs, goals, regulatory stipulations, and unique budgeting requisites, features and functionalities will vary in their value from company to company. Third party offerings empower organizations to individualize their corporate performance management to best meet their needs.
Another theme that surfaced in the LinkedIn conversation focused on the term, “best of breed.”
Depending on your level of consumer loyalty, you could have very little exposure to what ISVs are offering for analysis, consolidations, dashboards, budgeting, and data storage that will move your Business Intelligence (BI) efforts into the ultra-modern, intuitive, and dynamic chapter of software. And that’s what this blog is about: understanding what solution(s) is going to lead you into the feature more successfully. This article will focus on answering the LinkedIn question not only with explanations, but product proof that your company would benefit from augmenting Dynamics GP.
Historically, the most prominent functionality that ISVs have offered has been financial reporting. Even though I have written about
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