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 August 2011  The CAL Zone – GP Tips & Tricks Newsletter 
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ISV Spotlight: Nolan
Dynamics GP Roadmap
CAL Connect2012
GP Annual Business Checkup
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The CAL Zone e-newsletter is focused on our family of Microsoft Dynamics GP users. Stay up to date with current promotions to save you money plus tips & tricks and new tools to save you time. To view archived copies of previous newsletters click here.

Helpful Videos for Dynamics GP

Good news! The Microsoft Dynamics GP support team has been busy publishing a series of informative videos. The videos are designed to help you with common issues so you don’t have to spend a lot of time and money resolving them. These have been added to the already helpful community site where you can find solutions generated from other Microsoft Dynamics customers. Follow this link to see a list of recent videos topics.

ISV Spotlight:  Nolan
Nolan Business Solutions has been a solution developer and partner with Microsoft Dynamics GP since 1994 and has 27 employees worldwide. Nolan doesn’t sell GP we make it run faster and smarter with our premium add-ons.

InterCompany Postings users are able to quickly and easily post transactions between different companies and different accounts within GP.

Advanced Bank Reconciliation reduces the amount of time needed to reconcile bank statements electronically in GP. Bank transactions are imported and reconciled with GP transactions extracted directly from the general ledger, with or without a GP Checkbook ID.

Dynamics GP: Into the Future

Wondering what’s coming up for Microsoft Dynamics GP?

Here are some video presentations to guide you through the roadmap, the vision and the highlights of the recently released Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2. As you’ll see there are some great new innovations on their way. (will need to sign in to CustomerSource to view)

If you do not have access to CustomerSource and would like help doing so, please contact

Coming this Spring: CAL Connect2012!

This year, we decided to try something different and hold our annual Dynamics GP User event CAL Connect2012 in the Spring. Please watch out for our Save the Date’s, and we hope you all can attend this year! If you have suggestions on the best month to hold the event please email

Review Your ERP Software by Holding an Annual Business Checkup

Just as you periodically review the progress of your business as a whole, you must also review the progress of your ERP implementation. Check out our blog article to find out what the checkup should include and some of the things it may cause you to find.

Existing Customer Promotions

Reenrollment Award for Microsoft Dynamics GP
Renew your service plan and receive up to 20% off* your next qualifying license purchase, add users, purchase new modules or transition to Business Ready Licensing. Note: a minimum purchase of $2500 required. Purchase must be made at the same time as your Service Plan renewal.  Discount is based on tenure of customer and consecutive years of being current on Microsoft Dynamics Service Plan.

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Recently Published CAL Blog Posts

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