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Sathiya Prakash Perumal
Consultant
Microsoft Dynamics GP Techno Functional Consultant at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 27 2017

What is most valuable?

* Financial * Payables * Sales * Inventory The system is easy to customize and has user-friendly access.

How has it helped my organization?

The product has improved a lot from the approval processing, attachments, and reporting.

What needs improvement?

It still can be improved in web-based and build reporting.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Its pricing and licensing are high. Of course, we all know that it is Microsoft.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

No. we were not using any other solution before.

What other advice do I have?

For a bigger environment, this is the best product to go with for an in-house support team. For a smaller environment, I would not suggest this product.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated some local products, because of the pricing, but this product has better features and support.
Consultant
Senior Business Analyst at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
May 23 2017

What is most valuable?

Numerous third-party add-on products are available to purchase for specific business needs. A strong support system is available through a network of VARs and the internet… more »

How has it helped my organization?

We use the Sales Order, Purchase Order, and Inventory modules to handle this entire process from beginning to end.

What needs improvement?

Windows authentication is not available for the full GP 2016 client. The web client version only works for the standard product and a very limited number of third-party… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I’m not that familiar with the current pricing structure, but your VAR can provide you with details of the different options. Be sure to ask them if Microsoft has any… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Since Dynamics GP is the company-wide ERP system we use, we migrate any companies that we acquire from their system to GP. I have also worked with clients in the past who… more »

What other advice do I have?

Invest the extra resources up front to work with a qualified consultant (VAR). If you are not an expert with this product, don’t make the mistake of thinking you can do it… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have not evaluated anything else.
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Vendor
GP Functional Consultant at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Mar 18 2017

What is most valuable?

You can't easily manipulate the data and change something like in the QuickBooks where you can edit documents. This tool requires voiding and provides audit trails.

How has it helped my organization?

This is used by several different clients for different purposes. It helps to streamline and automate their accounting processes.

What needs improvement?

Some of its functionality should be more automated. They are always working on new releases.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It can be expensive. It depends on the size of your business and what you are trying to achieve with it.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I've used several different accounting suites at an accounting firm and at other consulting firms.

What other advice do I have?

It depends on the size of your business and what you are trying to achieve.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did look at other options.
Sathiya Prakash Perumal
Consultant
Microsoft Dynamics GP Techno Functional Consultant at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 14 2017

What is most valuable?

The following modules are valuable: * Analytical Accounting * Sales * Finance * Purchasing * Requisition Management * Workflow * Security

How has it helped my organization?

* Easy and customizable solution * We use it for reporting and presentation purposes * User-friendly: A key factor for a financial application * Helps my company a lot

What needs improvement?

The following modules need improvement: * Inventory * Payroll * Fixed Assets * Analytical Accounting (AA)

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing and licensing policies are quite high for a mid-level company.

What other advice do I have?

Make sure that all the facilities in this solution help your business before implementing it.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated some other local software solutions and SAP.
James Thuo
Consultant
Business Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 05 2017

What do you think of Microsoft Dynamics GP?

What is most valuable?

Fixed assets and bank management are the most valuable features.

How has it helped my organization?

Easy and fast reconciliation

What needs improvement?

Budget commitment and an easy way to import transactions into bank management. Reconcile to GL tool should also incorporate bank management transactions.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used it for four years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

We have not encountered any deployment issues.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have not encountered any stability issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have not encountered any scalability issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:…
Vendor
Microsoft Certified Trainer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Mar 01 2017

What is most valuable?

It is an excellent, auditable ERP package.

How has it helped my organization?

I’ve implemented several hundred Microsoft Dynamics GP systems for many customers. The improvements brought about in the client’s reporting and transaction functions are off the charts.

What needs improvement?

Not quite all the reports are fully exportable to Excel.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Pricing and licensing is handled by Microsoft.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I help customers move from QuickBooks, Sage Peachtree Accounting Software, Sage MAS, and other products to Microsoft Dynamics GP.

What other advice do I have?

Find a good Microsoft Dynamics GP reseller to assist with the implementation process.
Consultant
IT Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 22 2017

What is most valuable?

Both the fact that it is highly customizable, as well as the reporting capabilities, are valuable.

How has it helped my organization?

I worked with GP 2013 at a previous employer, where we had upgraded two full versions in my time there. All versions were exceptional at making our accounting staff's jobs… more »

What needs improvement?

With the exception of the great deal of work we put into customizing the system for our inventory needs, the only suggestion for improvement would be to simplify even… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Customizations can significantly increase the cost, including when upgrading versions.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We did not previously use a different solution.

What other advice do I have?

If a team is not available to manage the system, be sure the best systems administrator is familiar with the system, and work closely with your preferred VAR.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Evaluations were completed prior to my joining the company
Vendor
Accounting Systems Support Specialist at a tech vendor with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 19 2017

What is most valuable?

Reporting capabilities: Other than integrity, the most important function of an ERP system.

How has it helped my organization?

With a use of a third-party product, which GP has many, we streamlined the inventory process by directly importing count sheets from Excel spreadsheets from our many… more »

What needs improvement?

Continuity between modules: Keystroke functionality is not consistent. It appears to me that teams that develop the different modules need more collaboration. For example… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing and licensing models are aligned with the product in the market. My only caveat is to be careful of customizations, as it will greatly increase the… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I’ve used other software solutions but not for this business.

What other advice do I have?

Create an internal team, listen to your VAR, and plan, in-depth, all functionality that you need and want. Know the difference between wants and needs, and what effort… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I was not here for the decision to evaluate the options. Other comparable options are products like NetSuite and Sage 300.

What is Microsoft Dynamics GP?

Microsoft Dynamics GP is a complete enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for small and medium-sized businesses. Dynamics GP helps you gain greater control over your financials, inventory, and operations. It’s easy to implement and use and empowers informed decisions that lead to business success.

Also known as
Dynamics GP
Microsoft Dynamics GP customers

Rural Metro, WASH Multifamily Laundry, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Elcome International LLC, Batteries Plus Corporate Stores, Catalogic Software, Choate Rosemary Hall

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