Microsoft Dynamics GP New Features Overview

What’s new with Micr​osoft Dynamics GP 2016​ R2 and RTM​? Dynamics GP 2016 introduces powerful features and capability enhancements across the product to optimize daily operational and financial processes, improve collaboration, BI and reporting, and deepen interoperability with other Microsoft products such as Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft PowerBI.
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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2

Business Intelligence changes

  • SmartList favorite protection
  • SmartList Designer SmartLists available in Advanced Lookups
  • Support secure connection to Management Reporter service
  • Power BI on Web Client Home page

System-wide enhancements

  • Indicate the name of person editing a batch in the message “Batch is being edited by another user”

Financial enhancements

  • Distribution Line Display opens expanded
  • Credit Limit Warning Calculation for unposted Credit Documents POP to FA Link to Include Taxes
  • Link credit card invoices to original invoices
  • Add Bank Rec history table and do transaction history removal. Save Fixed Asset ID with suffix
  • SafePay file displays Check Name from the Check

Distribution enhancements

  • Display Tax Percent for Historical Transactions
  • Cancel PO when linked to a Requisition

Human Resources and Payroll enhancements

  • Track history on Termination / Rehire Dates
  • Allow payroll user to print using self-service W2 report

Project Accounting enhancements

  • PA Timesheet Status Report
  • PA Line Item Distributions added for all transaction entry windows in Project Accounting

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 RTM

System-wide changes

  • Web Client enhancements
  • Ability to scan multiple pages
  • Word templates for batch approval workflow Workflow condition management
  • Workflow reassignment notifications Configurable OData Service points added OData Service deployment enhancements

Business Intelligence enhancements

  • Import and export SmartLists from SmartList Designer
  • SmartLists created in SmartList Designer have default columns defined in the SmartList Options window
  • Export numbers to Excel, formatted as numbers
  • Power BI reports can be added to home pages
  • Create SmartList from the Favorite using SmartList Designer

Financial enhancements

  • Budget import exception report
  • Scotia Bank EFT format added as a default EFT file format Analytical Accounting user access settings
  • Payables batch credit card payment option
  • Edit attachments that flow to transactions
  • Deposit cash receipts batches automatically

Distribution enhancements

  • All-in-one document view for sales and inventory transactions
  • Prepay purchase order total

Project Accounting enhancements

  • Project expenses – document attachments
  • Project Accounting fields in Purchase Requisition Entry
  • Add Unit Cost field in PTE Employee Expense window
  • Project Time Entry reports added

Payroll enhancements

  • Inactive pay codes lookup option
  • Enhanced Payroll posting accounts setup

What’s New In
Microsoft Dynamics GP
2016 R2

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2017-02-10T22:10:29+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Microsoft Dynamics GP|