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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Web Management Console

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

The ninety first feature they’ve announced is Web Management Console.

The management console is a web application that gives you the control you need to manage your web client environment; you can manage users, sessions, initiate session logging and manage application tenant configuration through the two included snap in modules, Session Manager and Tenant Manager.

Web Management Console

The extensible snap in model of the console also gives ISVs and application developers the opportunity to create custom snap ins to give you even more control of your web client environment.

This new feature is targeted at the following roles:

  • IT Manager
  • Hosting Partner
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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Web Client Interface

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

The eighty ninth feature they’ve announced is Web Client Interface.

The Microsoft Dynamics GP2 013 Web Client is browser based; it uses Silverlight and runs in Internet Explorer. While most of the user interface will be familiar to existing users of the application, Microsoft did enhance it to take advantage of capabilities in the browser.

The two biggest changes you will notice is the addition of Ribbons to most of the forms in the application and the consolidation of some child windows into a Window Group or tab on its parent window.

Web Client Interface

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Web Client

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

The eighty eighth feature they’ve announced is Web Client.

The Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client gives you the freedom to work from anywhere you have a PC with Internet access. You can get your work done while maintaining your busy lifestyle, do sales orders on the road, purchase orders in your hotel or general ledger adjustments over the weekend at home.

The web client also gives customers the ability to extend access to remote offices without the expense and setup of terminal services and, best of all, it does it by using the same familiar user interface so there’s no extra training required to use it.

All it requires is Internet Explorer with the Silverlight plugin. You simply point to the URL for your web client service that is provided to you by your IT staff or hosting partner and login to the system.

From that point on your using the Microsoft Dynamics GP application you already know with the same familiar windows and fields:

Web Client

This new feature is targeted at the following roles:

  • All Roles
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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Manual Prepayments

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

The eighty seventh feature they’ve announced is Manual Prepayments.

This feature allows the management of the prepayment amount from Purchase Order creation through the creditor invoice by using the Manual Payment process in Payables Management while allowing the purchaser to control the prepayment amount.

The user has the ability to pay the prepayment at the time of creating the Purchase Order by using a check or credit card. GP tracks prepayment amounts separately from the vendors account balance which means creditor aging is not affected by prepayment transactions;

Purchasing Prepayment Entry

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Computer Prepayments

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

The eighty sixth feature they’ve announced is Computer Prepayments.

This feature allows a user or multiple users to process a Purchase Order Prepayment using a computer check or EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer). The process is managed from the creation of the purchase order with the prepayment through the consumption of the prepayment when the vendor invoice is posted.

When raising a purchase order, there is now a field for entering the Prepayment amount (which can be printed on the PO);

Purchase Order Entry

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Encumber General Journal Transactions

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

The eighty fourth feature they’ve announced is Encumber General Journal Transactions.

In Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 you can integrate Encumbrance Management with General Ledger. When you enter a General Journal Entry, the system will look at previously posted amounts, previously encumbered amounts, and the amount of the transaction to determine if there is budget available for the transaction.

Transaction Entry

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: FICA Tax Sheltered Annunity Changes

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

The eighty third feature they’ve announced is FICA Tax Sheltered Annunity Changes.

The TSA Sheltered from FICA Tax option has been changed to two separate options; FICA Social Security and FICA Medicare to allow each deduction to be exempt separately. In the Deduction Setup and the Employee Deduction Maintenance windows, the two check boxes replace the one Sheltered from FICA Tax check box.

Deduction Setup

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: PTO Manager Enhancements

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

The eighty second feature they’ve announced is PTO Manager Enhancements.

In Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, a number of enhancements were made to PTO Manager.

During payroll processing, you can select to update the vacation calendar with PTO information;

PTO Options

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Use Multiple Budgets With Encumbrance Management

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

The eight first feature they’ve announced is Use Multiple Budgets With Encumbrance Management.

In Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 you can enter multiple budgets for a single fiscal year. This allows you to have different budgets for different departments or for different periods and instead of combining them yourself, you let encumbrance management combine the budgets for you.

In Encumbrance Management Setup, there is a new window to enter all of the budgets that are for a fiscal year. Now, if the same account exists in more than one budget, encumbrance management will combine the amounts from each budget to verify against as a single available budget amount for a budget period.

Encumbrance Setup

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: Custom Fields In Advanced HR

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

The eightieth feature they’ve announced is Custom Fields in Advanced HR.

In Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, you can set up labels for four user-defined fields for certifications and licenses for tracking additional information not provided by the system. The labels you set will appear as fields in the Certification Entry and License Entry windows.

Label definitions are configured in the setup window;

User Defined Field Setup

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