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 June 2013   The CAL Zone – GP Tips & Tricks Newsletter 
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Discounted Training Offers
Amber's Tips & Tricks
ISV Spotlight: Corporate Renaissance Group
Client Success Story
Be More Productive
Current Promotions
CAL Blog Posts
Partner Add-On Webinars


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Discounted Training Offers

SmartList Builder Bundle (expires 6/30/2013) Includes Personal Training, Custom Report Templates, Training Manual and Software License Discounted Package Price: $2,700 (Save $595) Get Full Details

Excel Report Builder Bundle (expiration 6/30/2013) Includes: Personal Training & Consulting Discounted Package Price: $375 (Save $60) Get Full Details

Amber's Tips & Tricks
Dynamics GP Video Tip: Editing Quick Links – How to Customize the Home Page Part 2

In this 3 min video learn how to edit Dynamics GP Quick Links on your home page. Learn how to remove links and add links including links to external websites and refreshable Microsoft excel reports. These quick links get you to the information you need every day.

ISV Spotlight:  Corporate Renaissance Group

CRG provides innovative business solutions using Microsoft technologies to help companies increase efficiency and improve financial and operational performance. Our solutions fill the needs for automating processes, leveraging the ERP for HR and business analysis and planning.

CRG has been helping organizations since 1989; now our portfolio extends into all Dynamics ERP platforms and CRM. The core solutions which made CRG a household name within the GP community are based on extending the functionality of Dynamics GP. Look for our latest solutions, Trend Miner for CRM and PM Studio for managing projects. Visit 

New Client Success Story VIDEO

Innovative Medical Products, Inc. is a Connecticut based manufacturer and distributor of medical devices for the orthopedic industry. In this video Rich Larkin, Director of Operations talks about why they chose Microsoft Dynamics GP with SalesPad and the impact it has had on their business. Including a 150% increase in order processing and 98.5% order accuracy rates attributed to workflow and barcoding. Also a SQL Services Reporting Services (SSRS) report that saved 3 days of manual entry a month. Read the case study at  and watch the 3 min. video at

Interested in doing a success story video with CAL? Contact CAL Business Solutions

9 Slightly Crazy Things That Might Make You Wildly Productive

Break up your routine with these secret (slightly off-the-wall) tricks to jump-starting your productivity.

Existing Customer Promotions

Microsoft Dynamics GP User Offer
Existing GP customers can purchase additional user licenses for up to 20% off of the standard price list; Available to existing Dynamics GP customers who: (i) are licensed under Module Based Licensing or Business Ready Licensing (ii) are on a current Enhancement Plan; and (iii) have purchased their solution more than 120 days prior to their purchase of the additional user licenses. Minimum 2 licenses, maximum of 20.
Valid: March 1, 2013 – June 21, 2013

Microsoft Dynamics GP Customers a la carte Module Offer
GP customers can receive a 30% discount when they purchase two or more modules from a list of a la carte modules: See list & more information.
Valid: March 1, 2013 – June 21, 2013

Click here for a complete list of Microsoft Dynamics GP promotions

Recently Published CAL Blog Posts

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Upcoming GP Add-On Webinars

SalesPad & Inventory Control Training Sessions by SalesPad Various Dates and Sessions for April Event Calendar

Take Dynamics GP Paperless by Managing your Process, not the Paper by PaperSave Multiple dates available Register

Improve Business Productivity with U-LINC Workflows and Notifications anytime, anywhere in Dynamics GP by Integrity Data Multiple dates available Register

Taking Microsoft Dynamics GP Payroll from GOOD to GREAT by Integrity Data Multiple dates available Register

The Most Intuitive and Innovative Reporting/BI Solution for Microsoft GP by BizNet Software 7/17 11:30am EDT

Company Data Archive – Archive Solution for Dynamics GP by Professional Advantage 6/26 11:30am , 7/10 11:30am , 7/24 11:30am (EDT)

1Staff – Important Software Features for Your Staffing Organization by Professional Advantage 6/27 2:30pm , 7/18 2:30pm (EDT)

Collections Management for Dynamics GP- General Overview by Professional Advantage 6/26 , 7/10 , 7/17 , 7/24 , 7/31 All 2:00pm EDT

Collections Management Training, Tips & Tricks by Professional Advantage 7/10 11:00am EDT Register

WithoutWire Warehouse Management System (WMS) Executive Briefing by Appolis 6/25 11:00am, 7/16 2:00pm, 8/13 2:00pm (EDT)

7 Sales Tax Practices to Stop Now by Avalara AvaTax 6/25 2:00 pm EDT Register

Essential eRequester: Reporting & Oversight Webinar by Paperless Business Systems, Inc. – eRequester 6/27 1:00pm EDT Register

Jet Express for GP Product Training by Jet Reports 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31 All 2:00pm EDT

Accounts Payable Automation with Document Manager by Ariett Business Solutions 6/27 4:00pm EDT Register

Travel & Expense Reporting by Ariett Business Solutions 7/11 4:00pm EDT Register

Automate and Accelerate: Go Paperless with doc-link for Dynamics by Altec 7/11/13 1:00pm Register

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