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 August 2014  The CAL Zone – GP Tips & Tricks Newsletter 
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Amber's Tips & Tricks
MS CustomerSource
Client Success Video
Workplace: Meeting Etiquette
ISV Spotlight: Infinia
Partner Add-On Webinars


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Amber's Tips & Tricks
How to Restore the Traditional Dynamics GP Menu Bar

One change in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 is the new Action Pane versus the traditional Menu Bar. But not everyone likes change. So you can easily edit the settings to restore the old familiar Microsoft Dynamics GP menu bar.

Watch the video demo or download the written step by step instructions.

Take a Video Tour of Dynamics CustomerSource Features & Benefits

CustomerSource is Microsoft’s GP User site that offers product updates and other tools such as self-help tools, newsgroups, training, documentation and online newsletters to help you optimize your use of your Dynamics GP system and also provides your account/system information. Check out this video tour of CustomerSource Features and Benefits.

Need help with access to your CustomerSource account? Email Amy at to help set you up.

CAL Client Featured in Microsoft video- Choate Rosemary Hall

At Convergence 2013 Heather Kneipfer, Financial Analyst and Dynamics GP user at Choate Rosemary Hall volunteered to record a testimonial for Microsoft. What we thought would be a quick interview was actually a full scale video production complete with “Lights, Camera, Action”. Heather was a great sport and the finished product is a professional video that truly highlights the core mission of this prestigious private boarding school and how Dynamics GP helps them accomplish this. Watch the video.

Would you like to make a testimonial video for Microsoft or CAL Business Solutions? Let us know at
Check out some of the testimonial videos by other CAL clients.

Business Meeting Etiquette: 8 Pet Peeves

Whether you attend regularly scheduled meetings or one is called for a specific purpose, everyone in attendance should follow proper business etiquette.

Check out eight suggestions for having more effective, distraction-free meetings.

ISV Spotlight:  Infinia Integrator
Microsoft Silver Enterprise Resource Planning Partner
The Infinia Integrator is the fastest and easiest way to copy and paste data, fully validated from Microsoft Excel to Microsoft Dynamics GP.

There are no complex integrations to define or maintain, no mapping, just a simple Copy-Paste-Import and your data is immediately validated, color-coded on-screen and ready for Dynamics GP. With the Infinia Integrator you have the ability to integrate with General Ledger (GL), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR) and Payroll (PR), including support for Dynamics GP Intercompany transactions. NEW add-ons for Multiple GL Journal Entries with one copy-paste-import, Analytical Accounting, and support for Binary Stream’s Multi-Entity Management (MEM). Save time, save headaches and increase efficiency by using the power of the Infinia Integrator.

Register for upcoming webinars, watch a video or download a comparison document between the Infinia Integrator and Dynamics GP2013 R2.

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Upcoming GP Add-On Webinar
Integrated eCommerce for Dynamics GP

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Secure Credit Card Processing in Dynamics GP
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Advantages Online Bill Payment for Dynamics GP
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