Why Microsoft Dynamics GP:
Fits Your People - The Microsoft Dynamics GP user interface is already familiar to your people with its Microsoft Outlook ‘look and feel’ which makes it both the solution users want to use and the one that actually gets used. In includes productivity features to auto-populate fields and seamlessly integrate with other Microsoft Office products (including Outlook, Office, Windows, SharePoint, SQL Server).
Fits Your Business Requirements - Microsoft Dynamics GP features pre-integrated, role-based, workflow-enabled, end-to-end business process management capabilities. The software provides robust functionality and is highly-configurable to meet your changing needs. There is a wide range of Microsoft certified ISV add-on modules also available.
- Multi-Entity Consolidation
- Multi-Currency Management
- Revenue Recognition
- Project Accounting
- Web-based Employee Time & Expense Management
- Web-based Employee Purchase Requisitions
- Electronic Banking
Out-of-the-Box Integration with Dynamics CRM and Outlook - Enables end-to-end integration and flow-through order management
Low Total Cost of Ownership - Leverages your current Microsoft computing platform investment.
Rapid Implementation Time/ Time to Value - High-level planning guideline is 2-3 elapsed months for typical project duration.
Advanced Technology - Available web-portal interface for non-core licensed users.
Highly Scalable to Grow with Your Business - Available benchmark demonstrates support for 1,000+ concurrent users.
Microsoft Dynamics GP Capabilities and Key Differentiators
To enable your organization's CFO Evolution through IT, Microsoft Dynamics GP offers the most end-to-end, out-of-the-box functionality and is a great choice for companies who have outgrown their current system's capabilities and are looking to upgrade to a higher-end yet very cost-effective 'business-in-a-box' type solution.
Top Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) Features
Here are just some of the great reasons to consider running Microsoft Dynamics GP for your business:
Comprehensive Suite - True business management solution automates end-to-end, best in class enterprise processes, provides common database stores real-time information, eliminates silos of data and provides a reliable ‘single source of truth’, means more visibility, control, fewer delays and confident decision making.
Rich Business Capabilities - Delivers full-function, embedded best practice capabilities CRM, SCM and ERP along with Workflow Management and Business Intelligence/Reporting to enable true KPI driven business performance management. Supports multi-country, multi-entity, multi-territory, multi-site, multi-vendor/partner, and multi-currency operations. Wide range of Microsoft certified ISV add-on modules also available for specialized needs.
Fuels Business Productivity - The role tailored Microsoft Dynamics GP user interface is already familiar to your people with its Microsoft Outlook navigation ‘look and feel’. Easier to learn and use, easy to access data without reliance on IT, consistent look and feel, all means less training required, faster adoption rate, and accelerates ROI.
Out-of-the-Box Integration with Dynamics CRM - Enable end-to-end integration and flow-through order management via integration between Outlook, Dynamics CRM and Dynamics GP to pass customer, order and product information.
Agile - Flexible and extensible to meet unique and changing future needs. Highly-configurable to model and enable your varied sales and operations models as market demands and supply chain managagement relationships evolve over time.
Fits With Your Existing Systems - Runs on your Microsoft IT platform. Works even better with your other Microsoft solution components to further leverage your previous IT investment. Unlocks other pre-integrated capabilities in Outlook, Office, SharePoint, Search, Lync (formerly known as Office Communications Server), Active Directory, SQL Server, Azure Cloud Services, and more.
Proven Technology - Available web-portal interface for non-core licensed users. Windows optimized client/server application for core users provides the rich client interface power users prefer. Open XML APIs (web services) to integrate with your other applications and import/export data from the system.
Highly Scalable to Grow with Your Business - Benchmarked to support for 1,000+ concurrent users and multi-million transaction throughput as needed.
Power of Choice - Supports your changing business needs with flexible software + services license and deployment options. 'Buy' a one-time, upfront, perpetual license to own or 'rent' on a monthly subscription basis. Option to upgrade from Dynamics GP Business Essentials to the Advanced Management edition and/or credit your existing Dynamics GP license toward a new Dynamics AX license when/if your business needs change. On-premises, cloud and hosted software deployment options and the ability to move between also available.
Rapid Implementation Time/ Time to Value - High-level planning guideline is 2-4 elapsed months for typical project; includes requirements definition, design/configuration, training and user acceptance test before deployment. Scope, client stakeholder availability and deployment method drive actual project duration.
Low Total Cost of Ownership / High ROI - Leverages your current Microsoft computing platform investment. Easy for business users to operate and maintain (without reliance on internal IT or outside contractors/ consultants). Less cost and complexity to manage and support via fewer internal skill sets required to grow and maintain, fewer contracts, vendors and brands to manage.
Enduring/ Low Risk
Microsoft’s Sustained Commitment to Product Innovation - Long-term Microsoft commitment to the Dynamics GP product development road map. Deep end-to-end integration and backward compatibility with other Microsoft platform products. 35+ year track record of Microsoft convergent product innovation powered by a $9 Billion+ R&D spend – more than Oracle, SAP, Google, Intuit, Epicor, Sage, Fujitsu, Expandable, SysPro and Netsuite combined!
Availability of Skilled Resources – built on industry standard technologies means experienced business user and IT resources are readily available in the marketplace for permanent hire as well as multiple sourcing options for part-time professional service support.
Proven Solution - Microsoft is the world’s largest software provider (with ’10 revenue of $62 Billion+); here today and tomorrow to serve your changing needs. Dynamics GP trusted by over 40,000 mid-size companies like you worldwide. Microsoft has the longest product version support cycle in the industry (10 years). Massive R&D positions your organization to draft behind a colossal wake of ongoing convergent technology innovation. As a genuine Microsoft Product, it is your lowest risk solution option.
When you compare all the factors, Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) is one of the best ERP software solution options to consider for mid-size companies!