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Dynamics GP 2016 Readiness Guide for consultants

Dynamics GP 2016 Readiness Guide for consultants

Dynamics GP 2016 was released on May 1st 2016. This guide will help Microsoft Dynamics GP consultants to get up-to-date with the new features, training, and resources related to this new product.

New features

New features – Summary

Dynamics GP 2016 comes with many exciting new features:

– A new HTML5 web client, which replaces the previous Microsoft Silverlight-based experience. This hasn’t brought any major changes to the general navigation.
Additional browsers and mobile devices are now supported.
Workflow condition management: a new option has been introduced which allows more flexibility with the automatic processing of workflows in situations when a condition isn’t met.
Configurable OData Service points: Dynamics GP data can now be read by any tool that supports OData feeds.
SmartLists imports and exports: SmartLists created with SmartList Designer can now be imported and exported from one install to another.

Microsoft documentation

Microsoft have released some very interesting documentation detailing and explaining those features (and more):

Dynamics GP System features Video

A Microsoft video presenting the system-wide new features.

What’s new in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016

A Microsoft White paper which summarises the GP 2016 enhancements.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 Detailed Feature Documentation

This link will start the download of a folder which contains four documents:
– A document introducing the new features system-wide;
– Detailed information about the Applications new features;
– Detailed information about the OData feature;
– Detailed information about the Power BI feature.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 New Feature Blog Series

A truly amazing resource on which we strongly advise you to keep an eye. On May 3rd, Microsoft kicked-off a blog series which will run until mid-July. This blog series will allow you to explore GP 2016 in-depth, to get links to videos and documentation, and even to obtain answers to your Dynamics GP-related questions.

By following the above link, you will find:
– Links to the Dynamics GP 2016 readiness articles that have been published by Microsoft since May 3rd;
– The schedule for the next publications;
– A number of links to essential GP 2016 professional resources.

Dynamics GP Roadmap


Dynamics GP consultants’ blog

When it comes to Microsoft Dynamics, consultants are the best source of knowledge. Following experienced Dynamics GP consultants online is a great way to find out about the new release from a practical perspective.

If you’d like to start following great Dynamics GP blogs, Dynamics 101’s Top 25 Dynamics GP sites is a great place to start.

Additional Dynamics GP 2016 resources

Product Release Downloads for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 System Requirements

Dynamics GP Directory

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