Does Microsoft Dynamics GP Deliver One Version of the Truth to Your Organization?
As more firms running Dynamics GP move past simply issuing financial statements and into business intelligence I hear the same request over and over: "we want one version of the truth". That's not really what people want of course. It's a way of saying that they want consistent answers to their questions. The problem comes when managers ask for something like sales numbers and get different sets of numbers because their sales data is housed in multiple systems where each system has different limitations.
Getting to one version of the truth is not magic; it's a process - sometimes a long and painful process. But I've got a few thoughts on how users of Microsoft Dynamics GP can get to one version of the truth.
Decide on the critical reporting items and find where that data lives.