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 May 2012  The CAL Zone – GP Tips & Tricks Newsletter 
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CAL Connect2012 Recap
15% Off GP Modules
ISV Spotlight: Rockysoft
GP Tech Tip
Boost Your Productivity
Current Promotions
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he 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.

CAL Connect2012 Recap

Nearly 200 people gathered in Cromwell, CT on May 8th for CAL Connect2012 – the CAL Dynamics GP event. This was our largest event ever and got rave reviews. Now the problem with be how to top it for CAL Connect2014

The presentations are available for download at: Congratulations to Maria Preiser, the winner of the iPad 3. Stay tuned for the release of our event overview VIDEO!

15% Off SmartList Builder, Extender, Payroll, HR and More
Until June 22, 2012 Dynamics GP customers can get 15% off the standard list price of a la carte module licenses. A few of our client’s favorite a la carte modules for Microsoft Dynamics GP are:

  • SmartList Builder -SmartList Builder lets you create your own, across multiple databases. Regular list price: $1,950. (Hint: Attend our SmartList Builder Workshop June 27, 2012.)
  • Extender– this tool allows you to add additional user defined fields to Dynamics GP windows, without being a developer. Regular List Price: $2,450.
  • Payroll – With easy automated tax filing for Dynamics GP, now is a great time to consider bringing payroll in house. Regular List Price: $3,000 for up to 100 employees.
  • Human Resources – this department is often overlooked but Dynamics GP has great tools to help you attract and retain top talent plus employee self service tools to make everyone’s life easier. Regular List Price: $3,000 for up to 100 employees.

Read our blog post to see more benefits of each of these modules and see a description of each A la Carte module available. Call CAL for full details of the promo 860-485-0910. Remember, it expires June 22, 2012 and then these a la carte modules are back to full price!

ISV Spotlight:  Company

RockySoft provides an affordable, comprehensive suite of inventory management applications and services specifically designed to help you turn inventory management into a competitive advantage.

Their ‘Pack Light Inventory Management Suite’ features the following core modules: Demand Manager (DM) , Requirements Planner (RP), Supply Base Manager (SBM) , Economic Order Manager (EOM) and Exception Signals (ES).

For more information, please visit RockySoft’s page on our ISV Marketplace or visit

How to Fix the Error “Batch is Being Edited by Another User…”

Check out this GPUG Tech Tip for a quick fix on an error we have received many support calls on.

Boost Your Productivity on the Job

In order to surmount a never-ending workload, you must stay focused on the task at hand. Check out this article from USA Today to learn tips to increase your efficiency and effectiveness.

Existing Customer Promotions

Microsoft Dynamics WW Convergence 2012 Attendee Sales Offer
For a limited time Microsoft Dynamics GP existing customers who attended Convergence 2012 in Houston, TX in March, are eligible to receive a 20% discount on additional GP users and/or modules meeting a minimum System Price List value of USD $2,500. The discount may be applied across certain product line, edition or Licensing Model (LMT) transition fees.
Offer Expires: May 31, 2012

Reenrollment Award for Microsoft Dynamics Customers
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. Discount is based on tenure of customer and consecutive years of being current on Microsoft Dynamics Service Plan.
Offer Expires: June 30, 2012

Microsoft Dynamics ERP Business Ready Licensing (BRL) Module Offer
Qualifying Microsoft Dynamics GP customers can purchase a la carte modules for up to 15% off of Microsoft’s Dynamics standard list price.
Offer Expires: June 30, 2012

Microsoft Dynamics ERP User Offer
Existing Microsoft Dynamics customers can purchase additional user licenses for up to 20% off of the standard price list.
Offer Expires: June 22, 2012

Click here for a complete list of Microsoft Dynamics GP promotions

Recently Published CAL Blog Posts

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