Dynamics Profile: Supporting a community, from GPA for DOS to GP 2013

When MVP Richard Wheeler first became acquainted with Microsoft Dynamics GP, it wasn't Dynamics GP at all - it was GPA (Great Plains Accounting) for DOS.

It all started back in the eighties, said Wheeler, President at Revered Business Solutions Inc. (RBS), a company he founded in 1983.

"I was, and still am, a programmer," he said. "I started out writing code for GPA for DOS because there a few resellers around the area (Sarasota Springs, New York) but they couldn't do any coding. It didn't take very long before I saw the nice little market niche that was there. So I became a GPA for DOS reseller and then GPA became Dynamics and the rest is history. We've just followed the evolution of Dynamics GP - I still have my Dynamics 1.0 floppies - to where it is now."

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About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.

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