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Anya Ciecierski, CAL Business Solutions

The Scoop on Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 R2 – Release Date and Feature List

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    Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 R2 is schedule to be released October 1, 2018.  This will be a release packed with core features for Microsoft Dynamics GP customers.

    The new features are in four main areas:


    1. Financial Enhancements

      Exclude items in HITB with zero quantities
      Transaction level post to GL
      Payroll Pay code start and end dates
      Payroll shared maximums for deductions and benefits (federal requirement for 401K)
      Monthly and Bimonthly recurring batches
      Don’t display inactive checkbooks in Look ups
      Payroll check register FICA totals
      Don’t allow duplicate check numbers for Bank transaction entry, miscellaneous checks and payroll manual checks

    2. Purchasing Usability
      Mass update inactive from Navigation List – Inactivate Reactivate Temporary

      Add Vendor doc number to Purchase all in one
      Checkbook ID defaults on computer check batch
      Allow partial purchase on a purchase requisition from a PO
      Email PO other template from PO Entry
      Display Vendor Hold Status

    3. Sales Optimization
      Print Invoice in Functional from SOP Navigation List

      Sales Transaction Workflow
      New SmartList for Deposits on Unposted Sales Transactions
      Print and email SOP document at the same time
      Customer /Combiner retain ship to address
      Additional sort options on SOP Item Inquiry
      Email customer statements

    4. Top Feature Requests

      Hide Business Analyzer for all users
      Increase Dynamics GP password maximum length to 21 characters
      Password expiration notification
      SmartList Designer Favorites display in Nav List
      Web Client with workflow Org Accounts (Mid Year)
      Regional Date format in web client (Mid Year)
      TWAIN for scanning, doc attach (Mid Year)

    Here is a look at the latest Microsoft Dynamics GP Roadmap out through 2020:

    You will notice something new on the Dynamics GP Roadmap that is getting attention called Intelligent Edge.  When you install Dynamics GP 2018 R2 you will see a new tab on your home page talking about Intelligent Edge. More on that in future blog posts.

    Microsoft is continuing to invest in Microsoft Dynamics GP and we are exciting about these enhancements.

    Microsoft Dynamics GP Upgrade Resources

    If you are evaluating Microsoft Dynamics GP or if you are interested in upgrading your current Microsoft Dynamics GP system contact CAL Business Solutions. Call 860-485-0910 x4 or [email protected].

    By CAL Business Solutions, Microsoft Dynamics GP and Acumatica Partner,

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