Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Dynamics GP 2015 Upgrade Process & Paths


With the release of Dynamics GP 2015, it’s time to start planning for the upgrade to Dynamics GP 2015. Here is quick summary on the upgrade process, path & supported version.
Hope this helps everyone as I have also processed through one!

Upgrade Paths:
Sr. No
From
Upgrade Path For GP 2015
1
GP 8.0
GP 8.0 >> GP 10.0 >> GP 2013 SP2 >> GP2015 RTM ( 14.00.0524 or Later)
2
GP 9.0
GP 9.0 >> GP 10.0 >> GP 2010 SP4 >> GP2015 RTM ( 14.00.0524 or Later)
OR
GP 9.0 >> GP 10.0 >> GP 2013 SP2 >> GP2015 RTM ( 14.00.0524 or Later)
3
GP 10
GP 10.0 >> GP 2010 SP4 >> GP2015 RTM ( 14.00.0524 or Later)
OR
GP 10.0 >> GP 2013 SP2 >> GP2015 RTM ( 14.00.0524 or Later)
4
GP 2010
GP 2010 SP4 >> GP2015 RTM ( 14.00.0524 or Later)
OR
GP 2010 SP4 >> GP 2013 SP2 >> GP2015 RTM ( 14.00.0524 or Later)
5
GP 2013
GP 2013 SP2 >> GP2015 RTM ( 14.00.0524 or Later)
OR
GP 2013 R2 >> GP2015 RTM ( 14.00.0524 or Later)

Registration Keys:
To upgrade to Dynamics GP2015, all current customer on Business Ready Licensing (BRL) or Module Based Licensing (MBL) must contact their partner & upgrade/transit their licenses to Dynamics GP2013/Dynamics GP2015. (Must).
You Won’t Be Upgraded Or Upgrade Will Not Have This Functionality For You, IF?
1-      Language Not English:
This initial release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 is the English language release.  If you are currently using translations for French or Spanish, you should wait to install Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 until those languages are available (Will Be Available in H1 CAL 2015).
2-      U.S Payroll Tax Update Will Not Work:
The U.S. Payroll Automatic Tax Engine does not work with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 RTM.
Check on partner source or customer source for the script to run and have this fixed in Jan-2014 table.
3-      Cannot Upgrade Having U.S Payroll Tax 2014 Update Installed(KB 3006930 or KB 3006900):
If you have installed the 2014 Year-End update for U.S. Payroll (KB 3006930 or KB 3006900) or the 2014 Year-End/2015 Tax table update for Canadian Payroll on Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 or Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, you will not be able to upgrade till the January Hotfix for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 is released.

4-      No Longer There For You:
Good Bye for Business Portal. No upgrade for Business Portal to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015.

5-      No SharePoint Workflow, Define New Workflows:
There is no upgrade for Workflow for Microsoft Dynamics GP that ran on top of SharePoint. Workflow functionality for Microsoft Dynamics GP now exists within the Microsoft Dynamics GP product itself. 

6-      No Management Reporter Till MR CU11:
Management Reporter CU11 will release later in December 2014. Until that time, MR is not compatible with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015.

what is supported vs what is not support:
Here is the list of what is fully supported by upgrading to Dynamics GP 2015.
Not Supported:
1-      Database Engine:
a.       Microsoft SQL Server 2008 all editions & Below
2-      Windows Server Operating Systems:
a.       Windows Server 2003 all editions & Below
3-      Windows Client Operating Systems:
a.       Windows XP all editions
b.      Windows Vista all editions
4-      Office Applications:
a.       Microsoft Office 2007 & Below
b.      Office Communicator 2007 & Below.


Happy Upgrades.

Dynamics AX – Vendor Scoring In RFQ Analysis Process

Vendor scoring is one of the important aspect of the RFQ process in any organization. While we were working with our client requirement for RFQ analysis and in compliance with their ISO requirements. We evaluated the functionalities and usage of the Dynamics AX RFQ vendor scoring.

I have found a very nice and detailed article on blog-sphere on the same topic. So instead of writing a new one here is the same to share with others so they can benefit from this.

To go through the detailed step by step instructions on how to do vendor scoring please follow the post on Fawad’s blog

Dynamics AX 2012 R3 – Vendor Scoring Criteria on Request For Quotation



Thanks for ready & Happy Learning!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Dynamics AX - Sales Order Accounting Process (Packing Slip, Invoice, Commission & Discounts)

Fawad has written a nice and simple post explaining the sales order process and its accounting entries in Dynamics AX. This really helps for the basic understanding.

Read the complete step by step accounting entries & their effect by each journal on his details post by clicking the link below



Happy Dynamics & Enjoy Learning!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dynamics AX – Purchase Order Cycle & Accounting Process (Order, Receipt & Invoices)

Fawad has written a nice and simple post explaining the purchase order process and its accounting entries in Dynamics AX. This really helps for the basic understanding.

Read the complete step by step accounting entries & their effect by each journal on his details post by clicking the link below



Happy Dynamics & Enjoy Learning!

Friday, December 12, 2014

Dynamics AX 2013 - Royalties Management Step By Step Process

While working on some requirements I came across a very nicely written article on how to use & step royalties management in Dynamics AX 2013 .  

Fawad has written a very detailed post on his blog ( http://fawadb.blogspot.com) on the steps and usage of royalties management in Dynamics AX 2013.

Enjoy reading the completed post by click the below link



Happy Dynamics & Enjoy Learning!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Dynamics GP 2015 Released & Available For Download

Dynamics GP2015 has been released now and it comes with more than 100+ enhancement and few key things such as “Service Based Architecture with REST API”, “Identity Management (Single sign on through integration with Microsoft Azure Active Directory to help users work seamlessly across Microsoft Dynamics GP, Office 365, and other cloud-based applications.”, “Azure Procurement” & “Apps on multiple platforms”.

You can download the Dynamics GP 2015 from the following

Catch up feature of the day series from the following


Happy Dynamics & Enjoy !