Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft Dynamics GP, VBA and Windows Server 2019/2022

Bill Cat likes VBA too. This has been a constant battle royale for me: what to do with VBA customizations in Microsoft Dynamics GP since they don’t work with Windows Server 2019/2022? I’ve been slow walking any kind of solution since Windows Server 2016 is still in support (until now) — so it just wasn’t …

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Use SmartList for So Much More in Microsoft Dynamics GP!

SmartList in Microsoft Dynamics GP is a gem. It’s wonderful! Talk about incredibly powerful reporting in simple to read rows and columns you can sort, filter, print and export to Excel. WIN! However, that’s where it stops for a lot of people. Don’t stop there! You can do so much more with it! Turn those …

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Migrating SQL Server Reporting Services to 2017 and Beyond!

UPDATED FOR SSRS 2022!!! Today, I realized there have been no new blog posts for quite some time! Here is a fun one — migrating SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) from 2016 or earlier to a new server running SSRS 2017 or 2019 or 2022. After beating my head against the wall, it’s a fairly …

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Report Writer and the Word Templates in Microsoft Dynamics GP: Just Say No – Part 3

This post is dedicated to Rita Cat. We love you pretty kitty and miss you very much. Welcome back to my epic saga to get you to use SSRS for forms and reports in Microsoft Dynamics GP! If you missed Part 1 and Part 2, here’s links to read them again: Part 1: Report Writer …

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Report Writer and the Word Templates in Microsoft Dynamics GP: Just Say No – Part 2

As promised, here is Part 2 of my series on replacing the Report Writer and Word Template reports in Microsoft Dynamics GP with SSRS reports. If you’d like to read Part 1 again, here’s the link to it: Report Writer and the Word Templates in Microsoft Dynamics GP: Just Say No. Let’s do this! First, …

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Report Writer and the Word Templates in Microsoft Dynamics GP: Just Say No

If you installed KB 5000822 for Windows Server, one of the things that was affected was the reporting in Dynamics GP. Again. This is going to continue to happen in the future with both Windows and Office updates. The fix for now? Uninstall the updates. No. No, no, no, no, no. That’s not a fix. …

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Here’s My View on the Future of Microsoft Dynamics GP

If you don’t already know, I am pretty opinionated. At the Microsoft Business Applications Summit last year (or was it Microsoft Ignite?), Microsoft was rolling out the Robotic Process Automation capabilities of Power Automate and showcasing Ikea. They were showing off a tablet app developed in Power Apps for the frontline staff that was then …

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Watch Out for These 2020 Year-End Update Gotchas in Microsoft Dynamics GP 18.3

Year-end and tax time! One of my favorite times of the year! After successfully closing the Payables Management and U.S. Payroll calendar year in Microsoft Dynamics GP for the 17th time in my career, here are a few gotchas I found out and had to power through: U.S. Payroll If you’ve upgraded from GP 2015 …

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