Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Secure access

SalesHQ PortalThis post is part of the Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software, as well as part of the over-arching GP Elementz from ISC Software series.

One of the key requirements behind the development of SalesHQ was that it be secure and, unlike the Web Services for Microsoft Dynamics GP, it uses a version of the TLS standard which is not being retired in 2020.

SalesHQ has four components:

  1. The Portal itself, which is hosted on Microsoft Azure, providing a robust, scalable platform for users to access and which is protected with an SSL certificate.
  2. The Azure Relay which handles communication from the Connector Service to and from the Portal.
  3. The Connector Service which is installed on a server in your domain and which initiates and handles communication to and from the SQL Server to the Portal.
  4. The Client Components which are installed on the Microsoft Dynamics GP clients and allow users to configure SalesHQ and maintain which users have access to log onto the portal.
Structure diagram of SalesHQ

Structure diagram for SalesHQ

No data is held on the Portal on Azure and no communication channels are initiated by the Portal; instead all data is held in databases on the SQL Server with all communication initiated by the Connector Service outbound, meaning that no ports need to be opened on the firewall for SalesHQ to be used.

GP Elementz from ISC Software

GP Elementz from ISC Software
What add-ons are available?
GP Elementz Portals
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to PurchaseHQ
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to PurchaseHQ [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Secure access
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Secure access [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Configuration
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Configuration [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Setup images
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Setup images [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Granting users access
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Granting users access [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Enter a Purchase Requisition
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Enter a Purchase Requisition [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Enter a Purchase Order
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Enter a Purchase Order [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: View my orders
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: View my orders [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Workflow Integration
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Workflow Integration [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Document Approval
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Document Approval [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Receive Goods
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Receive Goods [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Overview
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Overview [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) configuration
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) configuration
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) configuration [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Create Approvers
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Create Approvers [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Configure Delegation
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Configure Delegation [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) submit transaction for approval
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) submit transaction for approval [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) in portal
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) in portal [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial Available
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial Available [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to CustomerHQ
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to CustomerHQ [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Secure access
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Secure access [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Configuration
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Configuration [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Change images
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Change images [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Manage customer accounts
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Manage customer accounts [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Manage salesperson accounts
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Manage salesperson accounts [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Account Summary
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Account Summary [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: View transactions
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: View transactions [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: View Statements
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: View Statements [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial available
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial available [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to SalesHQ
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to SalesHQ [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Secure access
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Secure access [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Configuration
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Configuration [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Change images
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Change images [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Manage customer accounts
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Manage customer accounts [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Manage salesperson accounts
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Manage salesperson accounts [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Account Summary
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Account Summary [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: View transactions
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: View transactions [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: View statement
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: View statement [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Inventory Lookup
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Inventory Lookup [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Price Lookup
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Price Lookup [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Add Prospect
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Add Prospect [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create quote
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create quote [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create order
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create order [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create invoice
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create invoice [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial [Video]

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GP Elementz from ISC Software: What add-ons are available?

ISC Software SolutionsThis post is part of the GP Elementz from ISC Software series.

ISC Software is both a VAR (Value Added Reseller) and an ISV (Independent Software Vendor) who have developed a number of add-ons for Microsoft Dynamics GP.

These add-ons come in two forms:

  1. GP Elementz portals which are fully response HTML5 portals which securely connect with Microsoft Dynamics GP.
  2. GP Elementz are Dexterity add-ins for Microsoft Dynamics GP which provide additional functionality in the client software. They are compatible with both the desktop and web client versions of Microsoft Dynamics GP.

GP Elementz Portals

There are currently three web portals available for Microsoft Dynamics GP in the GP Elementz portals range:

  1. ​​CustomerHQProvide your customers secure access to their Dynamics GP receivables account data such as invoices, statements and transaction reports.
  2. SalesHQProvide sales teams with the ability to generate quotes, enter orders and invoices and view transactions, from any location via the internet.
  3. PurchaseHQExtend your Dynamics GP system and allow purchasing users to manage purchasing from anywhere, via any device all in real-time. Includes integration with Microsoft Dynamics GP’s Document Attachment and Workflow module for approvals.

Key features of all of the web portals include:

  • Access data from anywhere and on any device.​
  • Safe and secure portals using Microsoft Azure.​​​
  • Fast and simple set up​​.
  • The user interface make the portals easy to use​.
  • Your portal can be branded with your own logo and background image.​

GP Elementz

There are five main add-ons available as GP Elementz:

  • Enhanced Notes​ – Extends and secures standard notes by allowing multiple separate notes to be recorded against records. Includes user alerts, categorization and audit functionality.
  • Financial Elementz – A collection of windows and reports that enhance standard financial Dynamics GP function.
  • Distribution ​Elementz – ​A collection of windows & reports that extend Dynamics GP SOP, POP and inventory functions.
  • Invoice Transformer – Consolidate or ‘mirror’ SOP invoices. Transfer item lines between SOP invoices.
  • PO Management – Alternative to the standard SOP-POP Link which allows for partial invoicing of committed sales orders.
  • ​Security ​Informer – Provides on-screen messages stating details of which window or report access is denied.

You’ll notice I said there were five main add-ons, but I have listed six; PO Management is a new one which was split off from another larger product and is now being made available to clients. Over the coming series, I will be taking a look at all six of the listed add-ins.

GP Elementz from ISC Software

GP Elementz from ISC Software
What add-ons are available?
GP Elementz Portals
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to PurchaseHQ
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to PurchaseHQ [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Secure access
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Secure access [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Configuration
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Configuration [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Setup images
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Setup images [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Granting users access
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Granting users access [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Enter a Purchase Requisition
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Enter a Purchase Requisition [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Enter a Purchase Order
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Enter a Purchase Order [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: View my orders
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: View my orders [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Workflow Integration
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Workflow Integration [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Document Approval
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Document Approval [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Receive Goods
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Receive Goods [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Overview
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Overview [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) configuration
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) configuration
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) configuration [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Create Approvers
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Create Approvers [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Configure Delegation
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) Configure Delegation [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) submit transaction for approval
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) submit transaction for approval [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) in portal
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Supplier Invoice Approval (Non-Workflow) in portal [Video]
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial Available
Features of PurchaseHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial Available [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to CustomerHQ
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to CustomerHQ [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Secure access
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Secure access [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Configuration
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Configuration [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Change images
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Change images [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Manage customer accounts
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Manage customer accounts [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Manage salesperson accounts
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Manage salesperson accounts [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Account Summary
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Account Summary [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: View transactions
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: View transactions [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: View Statements
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: View Statements [Video]
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial available
Features of CustomerHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial available [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to SalesHQ
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Introduction to SalesHQ [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Secure access
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Secure access [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Configuration
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Configuration [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Change images
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Change images [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Manage customer accounts
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Manage customer accounts [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Manage salesperson accounts
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Manage salesperson accounts [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Account Summary
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Account Summary [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: View transactions
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: View transactions [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: View statement
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: View statement [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Inventory Lookup
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Inventory Lookup [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Price Lookup
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Price Lookup [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Add Prospect
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Add Prospect [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create quote
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create quote [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create order
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create order [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create invoice
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Create invoice [Video]
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial
Features of SalesHQ from ISC Software: Free Trial [Video]

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GP Elementz from ISC Software: Series Index

ISC Software SolutionsI have been working for ISC Software since January 2019. I have been working in the Microsoft Dynamics GP space since 2003 and ISC are now the third partner I have worked for. However, they are somewhat different to the previous companies for whom I have worked in that as well as being a VAR (Value Added Reseller), ISC are also an ISV (Independent Software Vendor) who have a number of add-ons available for Microsoft Dynamics GP.

While ISC are based in the UK and have an additional office in Dublin, Ireland, the add-ons we sell are available to anyone around the world using Microsoft Dynamics GP. As I have with products from other vendors of add-ons (such as eOne, Fastpath and Jet Reports), I am going to a series of posts on the products available from ISC; in particular I am going to look at the functionality they contain and will at a later date cover the installation and configuration.

I will be interspersing the posts of this series, and sub-series, with other posts as things of interest come up.

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Enhanced Notes Setup Window Missing

GP Elementz Enhanced NotesA while ago I did a series on Implementing Enhanced Notes from ISC Software Solutions. I more recently installed the add-on again on a different machine and, after doing some initial configuration, wanted to change the settings, couldn’t find the Enhanced Notes Setup window (Administration » Setup» Company » Enhanced Notes » Setup Enhanced Notes):

Administration area page showing menu option missing

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Implementing Enhanced Notes: Conclusion

GP Elementz Enhanced NotesThis post is part of a series on Implementing Enhanced Notes from ISC Software Solutions.

Over the last few posts, I’ve been taking a look at the Enhanced Notes Microsoft Dynamics GP add-on from ISC Software. This module replaces the standard Notes one and gives the ability to record discrete notes against any record or window.

I realise I’m not the impartial voice on providing a review of this product, as I work for ISC Software.

However, I do like Enhanced Notes and I think a few of the clients I’ve worked with in the past would love it. The ability to record discrete user/date/time stamped notes is a really good one. A number of clients use the standard notes, manually adding user, date and time to the comments with the newest a the top, but this gives you a potentially very long monolithic notes record.

It’s an easy add-on to install and configure and, with a free trial, there is no cost to giving the module a try in the Fabrikam sample company database, other than time.

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Implementing Enhanced Notes: Registration

GP Elementz Enhanced NotesThis post is part of a series on Implementing Enhanced Notes from ISC Software Solutions.

When you decide that you want to use Enhanced Notes in companies other than the Fabrikam Sample Company, you need to place an order with ISC
Software
. You will then receive a registration key which needs to be input into the Enhanced Notes Registration window:

Enhanced Notes Registration

The Site Name will be read from you Microsoft Dynamics GP registration information; copy and paste the three keys supplied by ISC Software and click OK to register the product.

Enhanced Notes will now be available to use in all companies.

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Implementing Enhanced Notes: Using Enhanced Notes

GP Elementz Enhanced NotesThis post is part of a series on Implementing Enhanced Notes from ISC Software Solutions.

Once Enhanced Notes has been installed and configured, it replaces the Dynamics GP Notes window everywhere it appears on both records and windows. The notes icon will still appear as white when there is no note, or yellow when there is.

If, for example, you open the Notes window for a customer, you’ll see the ,em>Enhanced Notes window:

Enhanced Notes window

In this window, I have entered a note as well as selecting a category and subcategory; I am not emailing this or creating a task; I could use the paperclip icon to attach a PDF of the email if required.

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Implementing Enhanced Notes: Change Configuration

GP Elementz Enhanced NotesThis post is part of a series on Implementing Enhanced Notes from ISC Software Solutions.

Now that we have Enhanced Notes installed and deployed, we can configure it for use; there are four sections to the configuration:

Enhanced Notes Setup window

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Implementing Enhanced Notes: Configure Security

GP Elementz Enhanced NotesThis post is part of a series on Implementing Enhanced Notes from ISC Software Solutions.

When Enhanced Notes is deployed to a company, there are two security roles created:

  1. ENHANCED NOTES – which gives users access ton the Enhanced Notes instead of the standard Dynamics GP Notes window.
  2. ENHANCED NOTES SETUP – which allows users to change the configuration of the Enhanced Notes module.

All non-POWERUSER* users are automatically assigned the Enhanced Notes security role when it is installed, but future users will need to be assigned it via User Security Setup (Adminstration » Setup » System » User Security):

User Security Setup

Any user other than a POWERUSER* will need to be assigned the Enhanced Notes Setup role.

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Implementing Enhanced Notes: First Run

GP Elementz Enhanced NotesThis post is part of a series on Implementing Enhanced Notes from ISC Software Solutions.

Once Enhanced Notes has been installed, you need to start Microsoft Dynamics GP as an administrator as new code needs to be included:

New code inclusion message

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