Five Tips for Getting Your Microsoft Dynamics GP Implementation Right – The First Time

We have all heard horror stories of Microsoft Dynamics GP implementations gone wrong (wrong also includes blowing the go-live dates). Most implementation failures can be narrowed down to wrong choice of partner, poorly defined scope, lack of project management, partner not familiar with business processes and, in a few cases, unforeseen external factors.

I know of a large company that has invested more than $3.5 million on a GP implementation of financials, distribution, integration to a warehouse management system, and ten third-party products. Five years into the run and four partners later, the company has barely gotten beyond the implementation of the financial modules.

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About Mariano Gomez

Mariano Gomez is a Microsoft MVP, PMP and EVP for Midmarket Solutions at Intelligent Partnerships, LLC. He is the original developer of the Microsoft Dynamics GP Spanish release for Latin America and has been consulting and implementing technology solutions for organizations across the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America for the last 20 years. Mariano holds an MIS degree from the University of Phoenix.

About Intelligent Partnerships, LLC

With over 150 years of combined management and technology consulting experience, Intelligent Partnerships skillfully partners with organizations to solve complex problems, boost operating performance and maximize value for stakeholders. 

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Usability and Migration methods

Usability of the product by client and Migration are also important for getting the implementation right.
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