COVID-19 and Winthrop Development Consultants


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAs my email inbox is getting filled with COVID-19 related updates from almost every company I have dealt with in the past, I thought I would not perpetuate the situation with another email.

But then I thought, would people be concerned if they had not heard from us? So I decided I would post something as a blog article instead, and here it is ….

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#GPPTSelfie A 2019 Highlight at #UserGroupSummit in Orlando


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI have been back home about a week since the Great Vic Bike Ride 2019, which was an amazing experience. I am planning on posting some additional blog articles with actual maps and elevation/speed graphs as well as photos and video footage from the 700km bike ride. Stay tuned…

In this article, as we approach the end of the year, I wanted to highlight one of the best moments of 2019: the User Group Summit in Orlando in October and especially the #GPPTSelfie Twitter competition that Winthrop Development Consultants ran during the conference.

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Microsoft Dynamics GP – October 2019 has released


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThe next release of Microsoft Dynamics GP was released today, and Winthrop Development Consultants has already updated its products for Microsoft Dynamics GP – October 2019 release. They are now built against the final “shipping” build.

Check out the previous articles for more information:

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#UserGroupSummit Winthrop Development Consultants at User Summit Orlando 2019


David Meego - Click for blog homepageIn one week from today, I will be getting on the first of three flights and heading back to the USA (after the recent GP Technical Conference in Fargo) for the User Group Summit North America 2019 Conference being held on October 15-18, 2019 at the Gaylord Palms Resort, Kissimmee, Orlando, Florida, USA.

My wife, Jennifer, will be coming with me to help with running our booth at the Expo Hall. Please come see us at Booth 222. Read on for more information on the two training classes and three sessions I am presenting.

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#GPUG Partners: Ignore User Groups at your own peril


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAfter attending the User Group Summit Australia conference in Melbourne in August 2019, I feel compelled to write another opinion article.

The conference was fantastic with over 600 attendees for the inaugural event with lots of great local and international presenters as well as many exhibitors and sponsors.

But the number of Microsoft Dynamics GP customer sites represented was extremely low and quite disappointing. After investing time and money to attend and exhibit at a conference, it feels like a missed opportunity when the target audience is barely represented.

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#GPUGSummit Vote for your GPUG All Stars for 2019


David Meego - Click for blog homepageBob McAdam has announced that voting for the GPUG All Stars for 2019 is open from now until 30th August 2019.

There are 25 end users and 34 partners nominated and awaiting your votes for this year’s GPUG All Star award. Think of who of the nominees is out there actively promoting Microsoft Dynamics GP for the great product it is and is helping others with blog posts and helpful responses to forum questions.

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#GPUGSummit Nominate your GPUG All Stars for 2019


David Meego - Click for blog homepageBob McAdam has announced that nominations for the GPUG All Stars for 2019 are open from now until 2nd August 2019.

You can put forward the names of customers and partners who your feel embody what it means to be a GPUG All Star. Think of people in the GPUG community who are out there actively promoting Microsoft Dynamics GP for the great product it is and who are helping others with blog posts and helpful responses to forum questions.

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#UserGroupSummit Winthrop Development Consultants at Summit Australia 2019


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWe are closing in on the start of the User Group Summit Australia in Melbourne with only 50 days to go before the conference, which runs between Wednesday 21st and Friday 23rd August 2019. There is also a pre-conference Partner only day on Tuesday the 20th August 2019.

I am really looking forward to this conference as it is the first time there has been a User Group event in Australia and the first time for many years that there has been any event for Microsoft Dynamics GP partners and customers.

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#UserGroupSummit Summit Australia Session Schedule now available


David Meego - Click for blog homepageJust in case you missed it.

The Dynamic Communities team have published the session schedule for the Summit Australia for Microsoft Business Applications 2019 conference being held in Melbourne on 21-23 August 2019.

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#UserGroupWT User Group World Tour 2019 – Johannesburg


David Meego - Click for blog homepageHello from Johannesburg.

Yesterday was the final day of the User Group World Tour 2019 conference in Johannesburg. It was a fantastic two days jammed packed with lots of sessions and plenty of “advanced networking opportunities” *.

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#UserGroupSummit Join us for Summit Australia for Microsoft Business Applications 2019


David Meego - Click for blog homepageFor many years I have dreamed of having a User Summit event in Australia, so that the Asia Pacific region could get some conference “love” without having to travel to the USA. That dream is now a reality with the Summit Australia 2019 conference in Melbourne, Australia.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Microsoft Dynamics (especially Dynamics GP) and Power platform products.  Register before 12th June to get the Early Bird Discount.

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#GPPT GP Power Tools Training at User Group Summit 2019 in Orlando, FL, USA


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI am pleased to announce that there will be GP Power Tools training offered by the GPUG Academy during the training days before User Group Summit 2019 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

We have previously run this training as two half day courses, but it worked best when students attended both the morning and afternoon sessions. So, this year we have decided to run the training as a single full day course on Monday 14th October 2019.

We have lots of new functionality to cover with the releases of Build 26 and Build 27 of GP Power Tools this year.

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#UserGroupWT Join us at the User Group World Tour 2019 – Johannesburg, South Africa


David Meego - Click for blog homepageIn less than a week, I am getting on a plane and heading west to Johannesburg, South Africa for the User Group World Tour conference. This will be my third Microsoft Dynamics GP conference in South Africa and I am looking foward to spending time with the community again.

If you are not registered yet, now is your chance to learn how to get the most from your software investment.

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Announcing Dexterity Training at User Group Summit 2019 in Orlando, FL, USA


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThe 2019 conference season starts soon (just a week to Johannesburg, South Africa), and it is time to take advantage of the Dexterity Bootcamp training that is being run in the week prior to User Group Summit 2019 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Dexterity is the development environment that Microsoft Dynamics GP is built on and the best tool to use for any customisation to the user interface of the product. Knowledge of Dexterity is vital for anyone customising Dynamics GP even when using other languages such as C#, VB.Net and even VBA (Visual Basic for Application).

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#GPPT GP Power Tools Training before User Group World Tour 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAs mentioned yesterday, I am heading to Johannesburg, South Africa for the User Group World Tour 2019 conference and will be offering Dexterity training afterwards.

However, I will also be offering a day of free GP Power Tools training (available to registered conference attendees) during the pre conference Workshop day on Tuesday 11th June 2019.

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Announcing Dexterity Training after User Group World Tour 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI will be heading to Johannesburg, South Africa soon for the User Group World Tour 2019 conference organised by Dynamic Communities.

After the conference I have been asked by a customer to run Dexterity Training for some of their staff and so this has been planned to run in the week following the conference. Additional, but limited room, is available at this training and so I am opening this up to any partner or customer who can attend.

Dexterity is the development environment that Microsoft Dynamics GP is built on and the best tool to use for any customisation to the user interface of the product. Knowledge of Dexterity is vital for anyone customising Dynamics GP even when using other languages such as C#, VB.Net and even VBA (Visual Basic for Application).

This training is being offered at a special reduced price and I cannot guarantee that there will be another opportunity to receive this training in the region or at this price.

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The 2019 Conference Season is getting closer


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThe conference season for 2019 is approaching and I am going to be very busy doing lots of travelling, presenting, exhibiting and training.

I have been working hard on the development of the Winthrop Development Consulting products with new builds of GP Power Tools, Batch Posting Service Toolkit and Visual Studio Integration Toolkit being released already and another new build of GP Power Tools currently in development.

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Action Required: User Group Summit Australia 2019 in Melbourne


David Meego - Click for blog homepageDynamics Communities is finally planning to bring the User Group Summit conference down under to Melbourne, Australia on 21-23 August 2019.

No, this is not an April Fool post, it is true. However, whether it will have content for Microsoft Dynamics GP has not yet been confirmed.

So, please read on for your URGENT CALL TO ACTION ….

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#GPTechConf Microsoft Dynamics GP Tech Conference 2018 Wrap Up


David Meego - Click for blog homepageIn 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.

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#GPUGSummit GPUG Summit 2018 in Phoenix, AZ, USA early bird pricing ends soon


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThe 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.

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