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Microsoft Dynamics GP Users Get A Look Ahead to 2016

by Jason Gumpert

Microsoft's Errol Schoenfish and Jeff Trosen speak at GPUG Summit 2015 

The roadmap for Dynamics GP through 2016 is advancing smoothly, Microsoft told users this week, with the pending release of GP 2016 tentatively scheduled for April 2016. GPUG Summit 2015 conference attendees were able to see and, through scattered bursts of applause, weigh in on the enhancements, fixes, and new components of upcoming release, as presented by GP leaders.

Before delving into planned features for GP 2016, some of which had been revealed during earlier conferences, Microsoft product marketing manager Errol Schoenfish and technical manager Jeff Trosen recapped several of the changes and new features included in the Dynamics GP 2015 R2 software, which was released earlier in 2015. They include:

  • An "All in One" document viewer that centralizes any and all documents related to a single transaction or entity on one page, including payments, purchase orders and more.

  • Create SQL Views using a SmartList Designer Workflow

  • Automatically depositing cash receipts

  • Visual indicators for customers who reach their credit limit

Several of the new features of GP 2016 drew cheers from the Summit crowd, including:

  • Expanded client support for additional browsers and non-Windows operating systems like Apple and Android devices.

  • Enabling the "All ...

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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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