Time for a Change (not April Fools)

Hello to all my friends in the Microsoft Dynamics GP Community. You have probably heard that Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, recently announced that Microsoft will be shedding 18,000 employees, a total of about 14% of its total work force. Well, on the 19th of September 2014, I was asked to come into the office for a teleconference…

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RoboCup Junior Australia 2014 National Championships

After the successes of the All Saints College teams at the RoboCup Junior Australia 2014 WA State Championships, it went without saying that we would take our best teams to the National Competition in Brisbane on the 27th and 28th September. We ended up taking our Senior Theatre (Pickle JAR Productions) and Senior Dance (The Inspector)…

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RoboCup Junior Australia 2014 WA State Championships

It has been a while since my last post. I have been very busy with a number of activities (more on that in a later post). One of those activities has been this year’s RoboCup Junior Australia competition. For the last two years I have been the mentor for the All Saints College Robotics Club. I got involved…

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Support Debugging Tool Build 19 released

It is time to release a new build of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP for versions 10.0, GP 2010 (v11.0) and GP 2013 (v12.0). Build 19 primarily improves support for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 as well as including some fixes and enhancements to existing features. It also adds a couple of new features. Note: Build…

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New Microsoft Dynamics GP Videos

Last week, the Microsoft Dynamics YouTube Channel released 3 new videos for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Below are the videos for your watching pleasure. If you want more information on Microsoft Dynamics GP, check out the overview page:  Microsoft Dynamics GP: ERP for Small & Midsized Businesses   Microsoft Dynamics GP Keeps People Productive (Direct Link) [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIkOPDmgsWU]…

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It’s Official: Microsoft is buying Minecraft

Over the last couple of weeks, there have been a number of rumours floating around about Microsoft buying Minecraft for a very large sum of money. Well as of a few hours ago, the Microsoft News Center and Mojang blog have confirmed the rumour as true: Microsoft: Minecraft to join Microsoft  Mojang: Yes, we’re being…

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More from the Dynamics GP Community do the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Following on from my recent post: David Musgrave does the ALS #IceBucketChallenge. A number of other people in the Microsoft Dynamics GP Community have now risen to the challenge. Below are their videos and blog articles:   Beat Bucher: @GP_Beat takes the ALS #IceBucketChallenge Aug-2014 (direct link) [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3okUQigqME] Blog: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge   Mariano…

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Microsoft announces Developer Preview for Dynamics GP 2015

Microsoft is pleased to announce the availability of the developer preview for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015.  This partner only preview is available to any registered Microsoft Dynamics GP partner and can be downloaded from PartnerSource.  The preview itself is comprised of four parts that once downloaded can be extracted into a single virtual machine instance…

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David Musgrave does the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

You have probably heard on the various social media platforms about the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and donations for the ALS Association. ALS is known in Australia as Motor Neuron Disease, so you can also make a donation to MND Australia. A number of important people in the Microsoft…

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Surface Pro 3 Adverts

A while ago I posted about the announcement of the Surface Pro 3. If you missed it, check out the article: Surface Pro 3 Announced. As the launch in Australia gets closer I thought I would post some of the cool adverts that have been released for it. Surface Pro 3: The tablet that can replace your…

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And the #reIMAGINE2014 surprise guest keynote speaker is ….

Following on from yesterday’s article about the upcoming reIMAGINE 2014 conference in Fargo, ND, USA on November 10th to 13th: #reIMAGINE2014 is getting closer, Early Bird savings finish soon, and who is the keynote speaker? The announcement of the guest speaker has been made …. It will be none other than my pal, Doug Burgum, former Chairman…

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Cortana and Car Bluetooth continued

Last week, I posted an article about a really cool new feature in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 (currently available on Developer Preview). See the blog Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Cortana and Car Bluetooth for details how to add Cortana as a contact to your car’s Bluetooth system to allow you to use Cortana on a…

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Cortana and Car Bluetooth

My son sent me a YouTube video today that got me really excited, so I had to share his discovery. My car is a lovely white 2009 BMW 125i coupe. It is my “Mid Life Crisis” car after I had my previous car for 14 years.   While I really like the car, there has always…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 7

The Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP blog completes its the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day (FOTD) series. Here are the previous features: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 1 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 2 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day…

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Patrick Roth: Heading in a new direction

Wow – time flies and as they say, it seems to go faster the older you get. It seems only a few years ago that I was a graduating senior at NDSU. It was late in the last week of finals and I was working with my team to finish my senior project for one of…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 6

The Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP blog continues with the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day (FOTD) series. Here are the previous features: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 1 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 2 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 5

Sorry this is a bit late. The Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP blog continues with the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day (FOTD) series. Here are the previous features: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 1 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 2 Microsoft Dynamics…

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So long and thanks for all the fish, Richard Whaley

I am back from my leave this week and have been working through my backlog of emails and other tasks. Today, I heard some sad news. Richard Whaley, owner of Accolade Publications and long time Great Plains / Microsoft Dynamics GP stalwart has passed away after a long struggle with illness. Richard is known by…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 4

The Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP blog continues with the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day (FOTD) series. Here are the previous features: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 1 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the Day Week 2 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 Feature of the…

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