Will the Cloud Bring a Revival of Microsoft Dynamics GP Functional Consultants?

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The need for technical knowledge has increased significantly as Microsoft Dynamics GP has improved and integrated more with the Microsoft stack. Installation of the base product is deceptively simple but when you throw in SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services, eConnect, web services, Management Reporter, internet connectivity and security it can be hard to ensure that all of the pieces are working together and working together securely.

This complexity has led to an increase in technical consultants. I commented on this trend last year in the article "Where have all the accountants gone?". Now I'm wondering if the cloud going to change this.  Are we going to see a revival of the functional consultant?

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About Mark Polino

Mark Polino is a Microsoft MVP for Dynamics GP and the Director of Client Services for Fastpath. He is author or coauthor of five books on Microsoft Dynamics GP. Mark has been working with Dynamics GP and its predecessors since 1999. He is a Florida licensed CPA and holds an MBA from Rollins College.

Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013Mark's new book, Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Excel 2013, is available now.

 

 

 

 

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