Alert! Alert! Four Ways to Use Microsoft Dynamics GP to Generate Early Warning Notices

December 2 2009

"Red Alert." "Danger Will Robinson." "This disk will self destruct in 5 seconds." On TV and in the movies the hero always gets a warning before things go horribly wrong. We all want early warnings, and it turns out that with Microsoft Dynamics GP there are lots of opportunities to get such warnings without having to constantly monitor a dashboard.

Dynamics GP provides early warnings and alerts in a number of ways--built-in Reminders that can be tailored, custom Reminders based on Smartlists, Business Alerts, and custom SQL alerts.

About Mark Polino

Mark Polino is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a former Microsoft MVP (2007-2018) for Business Solutions. He is the author or coauthor of 5 books related to Microsoft Dynamics GP.  Mark also maintains the Dynamics GP focused website He speaks and writes regularly about ERP related topics. Mark has been a controller and CFO for a division of a publicly traded company and he has  worked as a consultant implementing ERP solutions. Mark holds additional certifications including Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) , Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Dynamics Credentialed Professional for Dynamics GP 2015 (Core Install and Core Financials), Xero Certified. He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Rollins College. Mark lives with his family in Florida.

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