With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015, ignore the old thinking on new releases
There’s been a lot of interest lately in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015, but I’ve heard from a number of people that their company won’t move to the latest release. They insist on waiting until the first service pack or implementing one version back.
The world of software is changing in ways that make that thinking outdated and, in a cloud focused world, impossible to adhere to. But lets talk about GP 2015 specifically.
As I look at and work with GP 2015, I don't think of it as a major release. To me, GP 2013 R2 was the major release and 2015 is really the first update. The naming sequence was marketing-driven and here is why: