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The Resource Newsletter - February 2016
for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Intacct Customers
Save the Date for RG Connect 2016
May 13 | The Meydenbauer Center 
 
Early registration is scheduled to open on March 1 for RG Connect, The Resource Group's 16th annual Microsoft Dynamics GP and Intacct customer conference. The theme for this year's event is "Breakthrough to Excellence." Our day-long conference is designed to help our clients use technology, software and innovation to achieve business success.
 
RG Connect 2016 will feature more than 20 sessions throughout the day focusing on how to utilize your existing solution to its fullest, gain more efficiency in your business processes and help you get to the information you need each day. We believe innovation can help businesses be more productive and achieve success.

 
Why attend RG Connect?
  • Earn up to 7 CPE credits at RG Connect
  • Learn Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Intacct
  • Separate tracks for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Intacct
  • See latest versions of Microsoft Dynamics GP and Intacct
  • Attend the Executive Leadership Track 
  • Visit the Expo with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Partners 
RG Connect 2016 Sponsors
Diamond
Gold Lunch
Silver
 
ERP Update
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 Release and New Features
 
The Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 release date is set for May 2016. Read this blog to learn more about some of the new GP 2016 features to expect, along with an updated product roadmap through 2017.
Intacct Quarterly Release Features New Graphic Editor, Waterfall Charts
 
Intacct delivers the deepest financial and management insights of any cloud ERP solution thanks to its unique multi-dimensional reporting architecture and native visualization capabilities. And with this quarterly release, we’re making it even easier for you to bring those insights to life.
 
Upcoming Webinars
Dashboards Made Easy with Intacct ERP Cloud
March 15 | 10 am PT
 
Join The Resource Group as we explore Intacct’s powerful, yet easy-to-use Dashboard functionality. We’ll show you how simple it is to create dashboards that pull information directly from the ERP system into intuitive, informative and useful formats of your choosing, providing you the ability to have timely and accurate data from which to make your key business decisions.
 
doc-link – Take Your Business Paperless Any Way and Anywhere
March 23 | 10 am PT
 
Altec’s Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD) solution doc-link is a document management and workflow solution that electronically captures documents and accelerates business processes while saving you money. 
Attend this informational webinar to learn how to take your company to the next level by going paperless with the help of doc-link.
Learn more about our upcoming events and webinars!
 
GPUG Will Hold Their Annual Summit in Tampa, FL
Oct. 11-14 | Tampa, FL
 
GPUG Summit is focused specifically on education for end users of Microsoft Dynamics GP. GPUG Summit 2016 will include 200 user-led, role-based educational sessions covering current and past versions of Dynamics GP. With over 1,000 Dynamics users, partners and industry expected to attend, Summit also provides a unique opportunity to make resourceful connections with Dynamics peers in the same role, industry and geography.
 
Microsoft Dynamics GP Tip and Trick of the Month
Batch Recovery
Administration Page – ROUTINES-BATCH RECOVERY
 
Status of “Posting Interrupted” = Batch will try to continue to process/post. Therefore, if there is a network or server issue, make sure that is fixed prior to clicking on Continue.
 
Status of “Edit Required” = Batch will return to Origin module for editing when you mark and click on Continue. Do not try to post again – this message means there is something wrong with the transaction(s) in the batch. Print an edit list for assistance with finding the errors.
 
Intacct Tip of the Month
Editing an Entries Layout
In any given Intacct transaction entry screen – Journal Entry, Accounts Payable Bill, Purchase Order and so on – there is the entry grid found toward the bottom of the transaction entry screen. While some information is contained on the first entry line, such as the GL Account, Amount, and perhaps a couple of Dimensions like Department or Location, often additional Dimensions are located in what is known as the “Window Shade.” This is an area that drops down to show additional details, like more Dimensions.
 
While this is great to see Dimensions you use seldom, it can be a bit of a hassle to drop the Window Shade down for Dimensions you require often or on every transaction. Fortunately, Intacct has the answer! You can modify the entries layout on every transaction entry window. Here’s how:

  • Click the More Actions button located in the upper right-hand corner

  • Click Edit Entries Layout

  • Drag the Dimensions you would like from the Window Shade area to the Line Entry

  • If you’d like the change to apply to all the forms (Create, Edit and View) mark the Apply checkbox

  • Click the Save Layout button

Entries Layout with Project in Window Shade Area
Project Dimension Moved to Line Entry
 
Schedule Your Year-End Update AP 1099 Changes

 

Did you miss it? The 2015 Year-end Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and GP 2015 isn’t just for payroll this year. 

 

There are significant changes to the 1099 form that are included. Do you print 1099’s from GP?

 

If your answer is “Yes” you’ll want to schedule your year-end update by contacting Sandi James by email (sandij@resgroup.com) or call 425.254.2346. 

BI360 for Dynamics GP, An Alternative Option for Management Reporter

by Cory Hastings, The Resource Group
 
You’re probably aware that FRx has been officially retired and Management Reporter has taken its place as the primary reporting option for Microsoft Dynamics GP. However, as users transition to Management Reporter some are disappointed with the lack of features and functionality that was supposed to separate it from FRx. Read more.
 
Earn CPE Credits and Sharpen Your Skills in Microsoft Dynamics GP by Attending a Training Class
   

SalesPad GP for Distributors
 
Watch our video to hear how SalesPad for Dynamics GP enhances the way Distribution and Wholesale Companies do business. SalesPad GP simplifies the entry of all sales documents, saving your sales and customer service team time and frustration. Whether entering quotes, orders, invoices, or returns, SalesPad GP's easily configurable document entry screen makes it possible to process more orders with fewer resources.
 
Fun Fact
 
There are about 4 million people in the world who have been born on February 29th, and the chances of having a leap year birthday are 1 in 1,461.
 
 
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