Three Ways Microsoft Dynamics GP ISV Products Add Value

Microsoft Dynamics GP was designed to allow for add-on modules from its initial release. In the early 90's GP only offered General Ledger, Payables and Receivables Management. You couldn't even do invoicing by item, only by total sale. Today there are dozens of modules that are included with the core product purchase.

Extending the fit and functions to specific industries and company requirements is where the ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) come in. There have been hundreds of add-on modules offered over the years. Some of the first delivered Purchase Order and Sales Order Processing, opening up Dynamics GP to the distribution market. Today there are hundreds of modules that ensure Dynamics GP appeals to the widest range of industries and requirements from analytics to zip code verification.

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About Curt Finch

Curt Finch is the CEO of Journyx, a Certified Microsoft Partner. Journyx maximizes the value of Microsoft Dynamics by adding enterprise time tracking. Journyx Accountlink for Microsoft Dynamics allows companies to quickly implement a complete time tracking solution using existing business data in Dynamics. Connect with Curt on Google+.

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Adding Product Value Via ISVs-TMS

Curt,
This was an excellent article on how ISVs can add value to GP users. I was especially pleased to see that you took a "fair and balanced" approach to Embedded vs. Best Of Breed approach. As you indicate, both have their advantages. Our approach with our Dynamics TMS transportation management module is to always use the best technology that puts the user experience ahead of any other considerations.

Respectfully,

Aristides (Ari) P. Smith, President & CEO
Next Generation Logistics, Inc.
1611 Colonial Parkway, Inverness IL 60067 USA
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