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.

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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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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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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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GPD Pocket 2 7″ Mini Laptop Windows 10 PC


David Meego - Click for blog homepageYou might have seen my posts on Twitter and Facebook recently about my new toy mini laptop PC, the crowd funded GPD Pocket 2.

I have been burnt before with crowd funded projects (I supported 3 smartwatches and only one make it to production and it under-delivered 😦 ), so I was wary of getting involved again. However, this was the second generation of the GPD Pocket and demo devices had already been delivered to a number of YouTube reviewers. I felt fairly safe to get involved with crowd funding again, as this would give me a discount and get the device earlier.

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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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#GPPT #BPST PLEASE READ: Special promotion for Pennies for Taylor


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAbout 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.

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#GPUGSummit Vote now for your GPUG All Stars for 2018


David Meego - Click for blog homepageBob McAdam has announced that 2018 GPUG All*Star voting is now available.

After the nominations closed recently, #GPUGSummit Last days to nominate your GPUG All Stars for 2018, it is now time to cast your votes for a customer and partner GPUG All Star before the survey closes on Friday 31st August 2018.

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#GPUGSummit Come see Winthrop Development Consultants at GPUG Summit 2018 in Phoenix, AZ, USA


David Meego - Click for blog homepageIn October, I will be heading back to the USA along with my wife, Jennifer, for the GPUG Summit 2018 Conference being held on October 15-18, 2018 at the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Read on to learn how to get a discount on registration.

In the week prior to the conference I will be running a five day Dexterity (Fundamentals) Bootcamp Training class for GPUG Academy. Don’t miss this training opportunity if you want to understand how Microsoft Dynamics GP works behind the scenes or want to build seamless customizations.

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#GPPT GP Power Tools Training at GPUG Summit 2018 in Phoenix, AZ, USA


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI am pleased to announce that there will be GP Power Tools training offered by the GPUG Academy on the Sunday before GPUG Summit 2018, in Phoenix, Arizona.

We will be running Introduction to GP Power Tools in the morning and Advanced GP Power Tools Tricks and Tips in the afternoon of Sunday 14th October 2018.

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