Microsoft Dynamics GP Users Question the Future of FRx and Forecaster, Express Frustration On FRx’s Ease of Use and Flexibility

When might Microsoft replace FRx and Forecaster?

That was one of the questions that seemed of greatest interest to users of Microsoft Dynamics GP 10 when the first meeting of the New England GP Users Group met in Waltham, MA, last month. Technology and accounting officials from about a dozen local companies and nonprofit organizations assembled to trade experiences and ideas for making better use of Dynamics GP. They included a diverse group of organizations, ranging from an indoor sports facilities company to a software company to a state bar association.


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It sounds like much of the focus was more on FRx rather than Forecaster. Were the attendees demanding new products or simply new releases of FRx and Forecaster with better ease of use and flexibility? For the Forecaster audience, how many were still on the old version (6.7) vs. 7.0.

what's in ‘office supplies'?

FRx does allow you to drill down to the transaction details from a sub-ledger if you set up your report to do so.

Some of the FRx complaints may be training related.