Dynamics GP Product Strategy and Roadmap Through 2016
 
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Anya Ciecierski, CAL Business Solutions

Microsoft Dynamics GP Product Strategy and Roadmap Through 2016


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What is the future of Microsoft Dynamics GP?

Before you make an investment in a product you want to know the roadmap, the direction where it is headed. Microsoft Dynamics makes that information very clear. Check out the published “Microsoft Dynamics GP Roadmap” graphic and download the latest “Microsoft Dynamics GP Product Strategy Statement of Direction PDF

Microsoft Dynamics GP Six Month Release Cycle

Microsoft recently adopted a six-month release cadence for Dynamics GP, with the latest version, Dynamics GP 2015, launched in December 2014.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 was released on June 1, 2015. The current Dynamics GP roadmap shows:

2012: Dynamics GP 2013

  • Web Client
  • Functionality
  • Management Tools
  • Hosting
  • Business Analyzer (BA) on Windows

2013: Dynamics GP 2013 SP1/2

  • Web Client Wave Releases
  • Functionality
  • RapidStart
  • Business Analyzer Off Domain
  • On Azure

2014 (H1): Dynamics GP 2013 R2

  • GP Workspace in Office 365
  • Functionality
  • Requisition Management
  • Identity Management V1
  • Workflow V1

2014 (H2): Dynamics GP 2015

  • Service Based Architecture (SBA)
  • Functionality
  • Identity Management V2
  • Workflow V2
  • BA on multi-platforms (Windows, Apple & Android)

2015 H1: Dynamics GP 2015 R2

  • All in One Doc Viewer
  • AP Inv Approval
  • Time Mgmt App
  • Automated Provisioning for Azure
  • Top features requested by customers

2016 H1: GP 2015 R3

  • Enhanced user experience for Web Client
  • Multiple browser & device support for Web Client
  • Workflow enhancements
  • Top features requested by customers

2016 +

  • Functionality and technology releases
  • Top features requested by customers

Microsoft Dynamics GP Product Strategy and Roadmap document

The Microsoft Dynamics GP Product Strategy and Roadmap document starts out by saying, “More than 47,000 small and midsized organizations around the world run their businesses on Microsoft Dynamics GP. This document is designed to help those who have already invested in the product, and those considering doing so, understand more about the future of Dynamics GP.

This document includes an overview, brief history and strategic direction of the product, as well as more detailed information about the next release.

Dynamics GP 2015 R3 will offer new capabilities that include

  1. Top 25 features requested by customers. Popular ones include
    • Home Page enhancements
    • Optimize screen resolution for display size
    • Intercompany bank transfers
    • Multiple PO Prepayments
  2. Enable users to see the entire life cycle of inventory transactions on a single form
  3. Web client rearchitecture: Updating the architecture to provide a modern look and feel to the user interface that can be accessed using a variety of browsers and devices

Check for updated Microsoft Dynamics GP Roadmap and Product Strategy Guides at http://www.calszone.com/client-resources/version-upgrade-resources/

If you are ready to evaluate Microsoft Dynamics GP and how it fits in with the roadmap of your business, contact CAL Business Solutions and schedule a Discovery Call. sales@calszone.com or 860-485-0910 x4.

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By CAL Business Solutions, Connecticut Microsoft Dynamics GP partner, www.calszone.com

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