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New Year's Resolutions Aren’t Just for Exercising: Commit to Improving Your Microsoft Dynamics GP Productivity

by Mark Polino
Director of Client Services, Fastpath, Integrated Business Group

A new year is upon us and it's time for a few resolutions. Whether you are new to Microsoft Dynamics GP or an old expert, there is always something new that you can learn and some way to improve. It's well known that users tend to under-utilitize any application's potential, but with Dynamics GP, which has so many features, the tendency can be even greater. With that in mind, here are some recommended resolutions you can make for working more successfully and productively with Dynamics GP in the new year.

  1. Learn something - It's just too easy to get stuck in a rut and assume that there is nothing new. I absolutely guarantee that you don't know everything about the most efficient way to run Dynamics GP in your organization. No one does.  So take an opportunity to learn something new and then share it with a colleague.
    How do you learn something new without breaking the bank? Try these options:
    1. Buy a book. I shamelessly recommend mine, the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Cookbook, for just this type of learning. Other options include Victoria Yudin's Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation and David Duncan and Chris Liley's upcoming  Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Reporting.
    2. Attend a virtual conference. I highly recommend the free virtual conferences from Put them on your calendar and attend from your desk. Even better, arrange to work from home that day to avoid interruptions. Yes, you can learn in ...

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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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