Last week, I was having an email conversation with a partner friend in New Zealand and he mentioned that he had recently gained a number of existing Microsoft Dynamics GP customers from larger partners (VARs) who have decided to de-emphasize their Dynamics GP line of business.
My friend’s comment was this was short sighted and that it was sad when the fight for a quick dollar overrides the value of a long term relationship. His comments prompted me to write this “opinion” article.
In August, I went on my annual pilgrimage to Fabulous Fargo for the Microsoft Dynamics GP Tech Conference 2018. The event was held at the Microsoft Campus in Fargo, ND, USA on the 20th to 22nd August 2018.
While smaller than previous years it was still well attended and everyone who was there found it worthwhile, both for the technical knowledge and product information provided as well as for the social and networking opportunities.
The GPUG Summit 2018 Conference is fast approaching. It is being held on October 15-18, 2018 at the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Winthrop Development Consultants will be at the conference as I am training 3 GPUG Academy classes and co-presenting at least 5 sessions. We will also have booth 1540 at the Expo.
Register now before the early-bird pricing runs out on September 6th… Don’t forget to use the Winthrop 10% discount code below.
About seven weeks ago, my good friend, fellow MVP & GPUG All-Star, blogger and past co-presenter, Shawn Dorward‘s life was turned upside down when his eighteen year old son, Taylor was involved in a drowning accident.
Thanks to Taylor’s friends and the emergency teams, Taylor survived but has suffered significant brain damage. He is now on the long road to recovery and making great progress.
Please read on and watch the video to see how you can help and for more information on the special promotion that I am running through Winthrop Development Consultants. Taylor needs your support.
Today, we have an article from guest author Craig Verster, Senior Microsoft Dynamics GP Consultant at Microchannel Services, who identified an issue that can affect Australian (and potentially other non-US) SQL Server installations.
When installing SQL Server Database Engine the default collation is dependent on the Locale of the operating system.
i.e. If Australia, then Latin1_General_CI_AS is the default collation method.
If USA (which is the default locale), then SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS is the default collation method.
Although both these collation methods use code page 1252 they actually work very differently.
As I mentioned in a recent article, the Microsoft Dynamics GP conference season is upon us with the Dynamics GP Tech Conference 2018 being held in its traditional home at the Microsoft Campus in Fargo, ND, USA on the 20th to 22nd August 2018.
The Agenda has been published and so you can now see all the great sessions available to you and your teams.
The team at Feedspot have collated data from search engine rankings, social media sites and reviewed a number of Microsoft Dynamics GP blogs and compiled a list of the Top 15 Microsoft Dynamics GP Blogs, Websites & Newsletters To Follow in 2018.