We’ve been talking about some specific features of Dynamics GP 2013 R2 over the last few weeks but now that it’s finally be released we can start talking about some of our favorite features. Today we’re going to focus on all the ways GP 2013 R2 makes life easier for the end users. These features save a few seconds each but they add up to a better GP experience.
We’ve already talked about some cool features in the new Dynamics GP release – Dynamics GP 2013 R2, officially – but it’s finally here. It includes a lot of new features; some add functionality, some streamline your business processes and some give us a sneak peek of what Microsoft has in store.
In versions of Dynamics GP2010 SP2 and higher, Microsoft provides a free feature called Professional Services Tools. It contains a function that allows you to un-apply a payment, and by following the steps we’ve laid out below, you can then proceed to the NSF function in Dynamics GP.
Businesses grow, things break and nothing is free; that means people are going to ask for (or demand) resources and materials. For many companies that process involves an employee running something by the boss via email and then creating a purchase order.
Software programs that don’t “mesh” or are uncommon to each other often have the effect of reducing staff productivity. The unfortunate result can be limited insight into your overall business operations. Entry-level accounting software often introduces you to automated processes and better business management, but it can fall short in connecting your office for increased productivity.
Report Builder is a report authoring environment for business users that prefer working in the Microsoft Office environment. Designing a report involves specifying where to get the data, which data to get and how to display that data. When you run the report, the report processor retrieves all the data you have specified and combines it with the report layout to generate the report.
Business growth + more orders = high customer demand and a likely increase in competition. If you’re feeling the strain from all the attention, then there’s no doubt your systems are feeling pinched as well. You may even be noticing changes in how productive your staff is as well. You know you need a change, but the timing never seems right.
‘The check is in the mail.’ It’s a cliché, but it’s a reality for a lot of businesses. It’s also costly and inefficient, which is why we’re focusing on how to improve your payment processes with Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) in Dynamics GP 2013.
Small businesses produce big numbers. If you’re a small business owner, you know how important your success is to the local economy. In 2012, Industry Canada reported that 100,000 new small businesses were created between 2002 and 2008. Not only that, small businesses represent 48 per cent of the private sector labour force.