Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Professional Services Tools Library (PSTL) for Microsoft Dynamics - No Additional Cost

Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics SL PSTL and the additional Microsoft Dynamics GP Tools are now available with no additional cost to partners.

These Tools provides easy & flexible solution along with Dynamics ERP’s( GP & SL) which ensures proper data integrity, and increases the productivity and efficiency. With these (free) tools suite you can change your critical data quickly and accurately! 

For Dynamics GP, you need to download the most current version & install. Open the Professional Services Tools Library window from your shortcut and click Register.  The correct key will default in and then press click OK.

Also, you have the free access to some additional tools such as

-> AutoDIM
Allows you to launch Microsoft Dynamics GP and run one or more integrations or integration groups and have Microsoft Dynamics GP exit upon completion of the integrations. This tool also supports integrating into several different companies.
-> AutoPost
Allows you to call a COM DLL to post Sales Order Processing, GL Transaction Entry, IV Transaction Entry and RM Cash Receipt Batches. 
-> POP Over Receipt Tolerance etc.
Allows a receipt tolerance percentage for quantities. A setup window allows the user to enter a tolerance percentage, that percentage is then used when a Purchase Order is received. The highest quantity that can be received is the original quantity ordered plus the percentage amount.

You can download them from the Partners source Link HERE.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Dynamics AX - Best Practices For Opening Balance Import

Data conversion if one of the key task while moving out from you legacy system to an ERP solution. In Dynamics AX implementation, during data migration it always been a concern ( by partner , specially clients) to have proper data conversion and what the best practices for that.
Mohamed Aamer, he has highlighted in detail about the best practices for opening balances import in Dynamics AX.

He has highlighted the followings for this
-          Opening Balance Elements
-          Data Integrity
-          Opening Balance Best Practices
-          Planning & Design &
-          Execution
Check the complete post on his blog here.

SQL Server 2012 & Dynamics GP Compatibility

SQL Server 2012 (code-named Denali) release is quite extensive & it simplify customer with easy licensing options. Primarily it has three options for customer as license models

License Models:
 1) Core Based
 2) Server + Client Access License

License Editions:
-          1) Enterprise ( License Model  =>  Core Based Only)
           2) Business Intelligence( License Model  => Server + Client Access License) 
           3) Standard( License Model  =>  Core Based  & Server + Client Access License)

With Microsoft SQL Server 2012, there is a list of Microsoft Dynamics GP applications and versions that will be compatible, Here is the listing

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Support

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

Business Portal 5.1

Business Portal 5.0
Not Supported

Analysis Cubes for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010
Not Supported until the release of SP3

Integration Manager for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

Web Services for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

Workflow for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

Business Analyzer

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Deployment for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

Personal Data Keeper for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 and all web applications for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0
 Not Supported

Happy Consulting & Up gradation !