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Microsoft release Dynamics GP2015 R2

GP2015R2Image1aMicrosoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 is on general release, offering customer requested features, key updates and functionality focused on enhancements to ease-of-use, faster deployment, and deeper interoperability with Microsoft Azure. Continue reading →

Is Microsoft’s Dynamics GP – their best kept SMB secret?

With around 2,500 Small Medium-Sized (SMB) customers using Dynamics GP in the UK and the partner channel adding new name clients every month in the sector, is Dynamics GP, Microsoft’s best kept secret?

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft’s best kept secret? Okay maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but as a product in the UK, Microsoft Dynamics GP is less known than its big brothers NAV and AX as it’s less heavily promoted by Microsoft, yet it continues to achieve steady growth. Why? Fundamentally Dynamics GP does what it says on the tin, it’s a robust Financial solution that integrates easily with other third party solutions, consolidates that data and then creates meaningful Management Information. Continue reading →

Full House at Advantage’s Dynamics GP Business Briefing

19th May 2015 – Royal Overseas League, London


It was a full house on May 19th at the Royal Overseas League with more than 98 GP customers, partners and users registering for the annual Advantage Business Systems Dynamics GP Business Briefing. The highlights of the packed event were: Continue reading →

Tips and Tricks – Recording Macros in Microsoft Dynamics GP

Fu TranRecording and playing a macro in Microsoft Dynamics GP is an easy and safe way of making mass changes within GP.

When the macro is played it will simulate every key stroke you made when recording the macro. The real advantage of using macros is it will go through all the standard GP validations as if you’ve made the changes manually. This is perhaps best illustrated with an example.

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Microsoft Dynamics GP Tips & Tricks – Customising the Homepage

Homepage cannot be customised even after selecting contents to display

Fu TranI was at a client site looking at security when I realised the user I was logged in as cannot customise their home page. Initially, I thought this was a security related issue but even after making myself a power user, I still could not customise my home page.

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Microsoft Dynamics GP Training

Classroom based courses for Dynamics GP

Advantage are delighted to announce that we will be offering standard classroom based training courses for the Microsoft Dynamics GP product. Continue reading →

It’s all about rocks and pebbles – How Microsoft is building agile ERP with GP2015

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015With the launch of Microsoft Dynamics GP2015, Microsoft has produced a fabulous new release that offers them a foundation on which to build a truly agile ERP system. Business Analyser sees Financial Reporting going truly mobile; the Workflow engine promises to automate financial processes; Service Based Architecture opens up GP to integrations and there are over 120 additional new features in GP 2015.

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SQL database support for your ERP system – Is your data safe?

SQLSupportBlogPict1It’s easy to forget about the database sitting behind your Business Application. IT users only ever see the “front end” and they will perhaps only think of  storage if things slow down or worse still, stop functioning altogether. The management and monitoring of the “back end” or database is often overlooked until it is too late. According to the London Chamber of Commerce, 90% of businesses which lose data from a disaster are forced to shut down within 2 years!

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Season’s Greetings From Advantage Business Systems


Season's Greetings

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support and custom and wish you a happy Christmas and New Year. We look forward to working with you again next year.

Please note our office opening times during the festive period.

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Saving money is easier than making it: How to benefit from P2P

P2PPictI suspect it’s happened to all of us. The invoice that appears out of the blue unexpected and with no budget from a supplier you’ve never heard of. Organisations are scrutinising their spend like never before, keeping a tighter hold of the purse strings is now high on many businesses “to do” list.

So how do you increase control, reduce the costs and avoid the unexpected?

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