Preparing for a Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Upgrade: Simple Ways to Avoid Surprises

If you are already dreaming of a successful upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, know first that it will begin with smart planning. And experts believe that the right preparation will usually include creating the right team, potential hardware investments, and an education and adoption plan to make sense of it all.

"We approach upgrades as important projects, and believe business and technology personnel should develop the upgrade plan together," says Nathan Hayden, Senior Consultant, Microsoft Dynamics GP Team, BKD Technologies. "While no plan is perfect, having one in place will help avoid many common issues."

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Excellent article

Linda - thanks for bringing out these points. We agree this is a great time for customers to evaluate their functionality. Upgrading to 2013 is certainly not a "no brainer". There are many factors to consider. Especially re: hardware.