Will the Cloud Bring a Revival of Microsoft Dynamics GP Functional Consultants?

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The need for technical knowledge has increased significantly as Microsoft Dynamics GP has improved and integrated more with the Microsoft stack. Installation of the base product is deceptively simple but when you throw in SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services, eConnect, web services, Management Reporter, internet connectivity and security it can be hard to ensure that all of the pieces are working together and working together securely.

This complexity has led to an increase in technical consultants. I commented on this trend last year in the article "Where have all the accountants gone?". Now I'm wondering if the cloud going to change this.  Are we going to see a revival of the functional consultant?

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About Mark Polino

Mark Polino is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Microsoft MVP 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 DynamicAccounting.net. 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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