New presentation on the Benefits of Winthrop Development Consultants products is now available


David Meego - Click for blog homepageSelling GP Power Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP has always been an interesting affair. If you can get a customer to sit and watch a demo (live or on video from the GPPT Portal), they immediately see the benefits and want the product. However, it is usually the people who work with the product day to day who see the demo and then they find it hard to sell to management.

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#GPPT #BPST #VSIT Solution to Registration issues on Winthrop Development Consultants products


David Meego - Click for blog homepageIf you are using GP Power Tools, Batch Posting Service Toolkit, or Visual Studio Integration Toolkit and are having registration issues there is most probably a very simple solution.

This article assumes that your GP Power Tools or Batch Posting Service Toolkit subscriptions are current. Visual Studio Integration Toolkit is free, its subscription is always current.

The quick answer is to just update to the latest code. Read on for more details…

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#VSIT Visual Studio Integration Toolkit build 14 released


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWinthrop Development Consultants is pleased to announce Build 14 of release of Visual Studio Integration Toolkit (VSIT) for Microsoft Dynamics GP was released on 10-Jul-2018.

This build incorporates further improvements to the underlying Registration and Update Check systems required for the transition of the distribution channel to Winthrop Development Consultants.

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#VSIT: Updating Visual Studio Integration Toolkit


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWith the change to the direct distribution model for Winthrop Development Consultants products, it is a requirement for all sites to be updated to build 13 or later of Visual Studio Integration Toolkit (current build is 14).

Updating all workstations to a new build can be a lot of work when there are many separate machines. This article explains the options available to assist you with the process. Download from here.

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Important: Winthrop Development Consultants now directly and exclusively distributes all of its products


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAs mentioned at the beginning of May, Winthrop Development Consultants will distribute all of its products directly from 01-Jul-2018. Well, the day has arrived and the distribution arrangement with Mekorma has now ended.

We have been working hard to make the transition as painless as possible for both Partners and Customers and the article below should hopefully answer any questions you might still have.

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Updated Hotfix Builds for all Winthrop Products as at 27-Jun-2018


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI am back from my travels. I will eventually write some blogs about my Camino de Santiago trip in northern Spain soon. In the meantime, here is a quick summary:

  • 15 days – 13 days riding with 2 rest days
  • 832km from Saint Jean Pied de Port, France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • 12,880m of climbing including 3 mountain peaks
  • 98 hours in the saddle, moving for 61 hours
  • Maximum speed 67km/h, total average speed 13.7km/h
  • One major crash (wasn’t me and team mate was OK)
  • Two people with Hypothermia (it was meant to be summer)
  • Photo and Video files: 1235 from Camera, 1672 from GoPro & 76 from Phone
  • Hours to sort said Photo and Video files: too many to consider 🙂

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Updated Builds for all Winthrop Products as at 09-May-2018


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWinthrop Development Consultants is pleased to announce that updated builds for GP Power Tools, Batch Posting Service Toolkit and the free Visual Studio Integration Toolkit are now available.

Please note that these builds are required to ensure that the products remain registered after 01-Jul-2018. All customers will need to update their systems before their current subscriptions expire to avoid interruptions to their registrations.  Install over the top of the existing builds, no need to uninstall.

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