Microsoft Dynamics GP Provides More Flexibility with the GP 2015 Release

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Microsoft Dynamics GP Provides More Flexibility with the GP 2015 Release

For more than 25 years, Microsoft Dynamics GP has delivered a quick-to-implement and easy-to-use business management solution that powers diverse small and mid-size businesses around the world.

Microsoft Dynamics GP focuses on helping customers reduce the cost and complexity of growing their businesses through:

  • Increasing productivity with great end-user experiences customized for each user's job role
  • Streamlining business processes through automation and efficient management tools
  • Enabling new ways of working through secure collaboration and shared business processes between companies and their suppliers, customers and partners

Key features and functions of the new Microsoft Dynamics GP release include:

  • Tighter integrations with Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM:
    • Office 365Microsoft Dynamics GP interoperates with Office 365 functionality such as document management and collaboration, Excel-based analysis, presence and instant messaging, transaction initiation through Microsoft Lync, and many other features available in the cloud with Office 365.
    • Microsoft Dynamics CRMMicrosoft Dynamics GP also interoperates with Microsoft Dynamics CRM to connect your business by sharing common data across front office and back office teams.
  • System-wide foundation capabilities that provide more flexibility and options for users to personalize and configure their system to best meet their specific requirements:
    • Service Based Architecture (SBA) supports exchange of information between Microsoft Dynamics GP and other applications, such as Microsoft products, third party applications and mobile applications, using common standards. SBA services support operations on resources in modules such as Financials, Inventory, Purchasing, Receivables, Requisitions, Administration and System services.
    • Companion Applications are lightweight client apps designed for users who need to interact with Microsoft Dynamics GP only to execute a specific task. The common applications are available on popular mobile platforms such as Microsoft Office 365, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, iOS and Android.
    • Document Attachments allow users to track additional information related to transactions and contacts by attaching pictures, contracts, copies of invoices or other related information to records.
    • Security Enhancements include field level security to apply passwords or block access to forms and windows. You can also apply passwords to fields.
    • Smartlist Designer allows your people to slice, dice and filter your business data to provide answers quicker through SmartLists, one of the most popular features in Microsoft Dynamics GP.
    • Source Document Trail tracks transactions throughout the system with source documents that connect documents together giving users insight into where historical transactions flowed through the system.
    • Tasks and Reminders help people work together by assigning tasks and tracking status of tasks.
    • Workflow provides structured steps and approvals of business processes through native workflows that can be modified easily to your unique business needs.
  • Deployment and Access
    • Windows desktop client
    • Web Client


Now that Dynamics GP 2015 R2 is out, a new HTML5 web client is the next priority. This new web client is currently in development mode and is expected to be released in 2016. Contact SBS Group today to learn more about Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2, or download our whitepaper, Microsoft Dynamics GP Provides More Flexibility with the GP 2015 Release.

by SBS Group


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