Category: Dynamics GP

GP #LifeHacks 201: Faster Transaction Search

Fellow Microsoft MVP and friend Steve Endow has released a FANTASTIC replacement for the transaction search windows for PM and RM in Dynamics GP.

I will be posting a more detailed write up on this post soon but in the mean time, here is the link to his post for instructions, etc… it’s FAST AND FREE!!

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Join Me for a Webinar: Power Query in Power BI

Join me for a free webinar hosted by PBIUserGroup (PBIUserGroup.com) on April 16th, 2019 @ 12:00pm eastern!

Power Query in Power BI

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Data in the real world is messy, never available in the exact form that users need for their analysis or reports. Data Analysts need to spend a significant amount of their time working on data preparation, before the data is ready to be visualized.

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Custom Links – Change Which App is Used When Making a Phone Call

In earlier posts for the Custom Link series, I shared how you can setup a custom link to invoke a phone call using Skype for Business… directly from within Microsoft Dynamics GP!
In this article, I will be sharing a quick update on how to switch from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams.
Generally businesses are using Skype for Business, and upon install, this becomes the default application for invoking phone calls.  But with the increasing development on Teams, and the growing desire to change from Skype for Business to Teams… how do you tell the software to use Teams for phone calls instead of Skype?
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Moving Dynamics GP to the Cloud?

Come join me for a FREE workshop at the Microsoft Office in Charlotte!  We will be discussing how to get Dynamics GP in the cloud – best practices, options and things to be on the look out for!
March 26th, 2019
1:30p – 2:30p
8055 Microsoft Way, Charlotte, NC  28273
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I hope to see you there!
Thanks for reading!
Shawn


Shawn Dorward
Microsoft MVP, Business Applications
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Original Post: https://lifehacks365.com/2019/03/01/moving-dynamics-gp-to-the-cloud/

Jet Basics – Connecting the Data Source

Now that Jet Basics is installed, it’s time to connect to the Dynamics GP Data Source.
GP Data can be both on site (on premises) or in the cloud (Remote Data Service).
Below is a quick guide on how to connect to your data source!
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Jet Basics – GP Update Utility

Jet Reports for Dynamics GP comes with a very good selection of sample reports.  These sample reports are an excellent resource – not only to see what Jet Basics does, but how the reports are built!
Many of those sample reports rely on something called ‘Friendly Names’.
Friendly names are names that properly describe the content of that SQL Table, or SQL View… they are, well, friendly 🙂  Rather than your typical naming convention for GP – like GL20000.
Not only are the sample reports built using these friendly names, but it makes it much easier to use.
Also Jet Basics comes with several useful SQL Views… both the friendly names and SQL Views get installed using the GP Update Utility.
Below is a quick guide on how to use the GP Update Utility – PRO TIP!  It’s ok to add this later but I 100% recommend doing this before getting started.
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