MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Consolidate Revenue Recognition to Single GL Entry

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft are posting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The fifty seventh feature they’ve announced is Consolidate Revenue Recognition to Single GL Entry.

The contract revenue recognition process creates a General Ledger batch named LIABI which contains the account information from all marked contracts to be posted. Prior to this change, a journal entry was created for each unique contract number. Now, this batch will contain one journal entry consolidating the account information by fiscal period and year, and you will still be able to see the account detail for each contract line within the single transaction.

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Item Description From RMA

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft are posting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The fifty sixth feature they’ve announced is Item Description from RMA.

In prior versions of Microsoft Dynamics GP, the SOP document that was generated from an RMA had an item description that was a concatenation of the return item, RMA number and RMA type. Most customers would have to edit each line. Now the item description will contain the actual returned item’s description. This will happen for any SOP Return document generated from RMAs. Also, a SOP invoice generated from RMA closing for any final charges will now use the invoice item’s description.

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: RMA And SOP Consolidation

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft are posting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The fifty fifth feature they’ve announced is RMA and SOP Consolidation.

In Microsoft Dynamics GP, the creation of the cross ship order is per RMA line. If there are multiple lines on an RMA, each line generates a new SOP order.

Now with Dynamics GP 2013, you can optionally consolidate multiple cross shipped lines on an RMA onto a single SOP order document. As long as the SOP order is open, any additional lines cross shipped for that same RMA will be added to the same sales order.

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Hotline Notes Re-Sorted

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft are posting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The fifty fourth feature they’ve announced is Hotline Notes Re-Sorted.

Currently in Service Call Management, the hotline notes are appended to the bottom of the text rather than inserting the latest notes at the top of the stack.

With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, notes entered in the Hotline Entry window are displayed in the Call Number Note window newest first. You will always have the most recently entered information at the top of the window. Any additional notes you enter in the Note window will remain where you entered them.

Service Call Entry/Update

This new feature is targeted at the following roles:

  • Dispatcher
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Customer Service Rep
  • Outbound Technician
  • Account Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Dedicated Sales Rep
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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: US HR Year End Age – Life Insurance

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft are posting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The fifty third feature they’ve announced is US HR Year End Age – Life Insurance.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 now supports an “End of Year” method for calculating life insurance premiums determined by age based tables.

End of year will set the record age to the age which the employee will be at the end of the current calendar year. This age will be used to determine premium amounts.

Life Insurance Setup

This new feature is targeted at the following roles:

  • HR Assistant
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • HR Generalist
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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Build Check Exception Report

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft are posting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The fifty second feature they’ve announced is Build Check Exception Report.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 US Payroll now includes a Build Check File Exception report as part of the payroll build reports.

The Build Check File Exception report contains only build errors and warnings. This allows the user to easily identify and focus on any issues in a payrun.

Posting Setup

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Encumbrance Cost Difference Notification

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft are posting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The fifty first feature they’ve announced is Encumbrance Cost Difference Notification.

When you encumber an item in Purchase Order Entry, you reserve a certain amount of your budget for the item based on the item cost.

With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Encumbrance Management, in order to help users reduce data entry errors and control costs, if the receipt item cost is different than the original encumbered item cost, you will be warned that the costs are different.

When notified, you will be allowed to continue and enter the receipt or correct the item cost;

Receivings Transaction Entry

This new feature is targeted at the following roles:

  • Purchasing Agent
  • Accounts Payable
  • Receivings Clerk
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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Equipment Supersession Date History Is Maintained

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft are posting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The fiftieth feature they’ve announced is Equipment Supersession Date History is Maintained.

In Service Call Management, when posting a supersession on an equipment card, the historical event from the post is not recorded if there are multiple changes to the serial number or item number within the same day.

Now with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, the date has been added to the history so when multiple changes are made on the same day they will be recorded and can be viewed;

Equipment Maintenance - Supersession

This new feature is targeted at the following roles:

  • Warehouse Manager
  • Product Designer
  • Warehouse Worker
  • Customer Service Rep
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Quality Controller
  • Shipping and Receiving
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