×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

GP 2010 + eConnect <--> Proprietary ERP/CRM ??

GP 2010 + eConnect <--> Proprietary ERP/CRM ??

GP 2010 + eConnect <--> Proprietary ERP/CRM ??

(OP)
Despite the fact that Microsoft Dynamics GP is an Enterprise Resource Planning system on its own, our company has very specialized needs requiring us to create a proprietary 'erp/crm' system, but we want to use Dynamics 2010 GP for the accounting functionality.

We have been advised that we need to use eConnect to 'talk' to and from Dynamics GP.

Our Accounting Dept will be working directly within the GP Client, but the others in the company will be working within the 'erp/crm' application, but needing to access GP info about the customers.

And some operations will be occurring automatically within the 'erp/crm' system that will need to automatically post AR transaction info into GP.

If necessary we can do direct SQL Operations to acquire/update/etc. GP data but we are not clear on where that might be appropriate and where using eConnect would be the best approach.

I have Victoria Yudin's EXCELLENT book:
  Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation.  
While I am a long way from getting through the book, it does not seem to handle using eConnect to make things happen within GP from the 'outside' world.

I even have the 2 eConnect documents:
  eConnect Installation and Administration Guide
  eConnect Programmer's Guide


Those documents have a LOT of information in them - lots of micro operations, but not a clearly explained list of ALL of the aggregate micro operations that need to come together to make a complete and successful transaction occur.

What I am looking for is how to develop a 'road-map' of what eConnect functionality needs to be executed in order to perform certain transactions within the 'erp/crm' application.   

I am assuming (accurate or not) that some transaction operations might require multiple eConnect operations.

While there are many operations that we need to support, what I am looking for today is what needs to occur when we want to:
  *  Create/Modify an Invoice entry from a 'erp/crm' sale into GP
  *  How to acquire AR (summarized or not) info on a customer that can be brought back to the 'erp/crm' for user display

Maybe I am just inundated with too much info and just haven't yet found the 'Yellow Brick Road' to the answers I am looking for (can't find the needle in the hay stack), but any help/advice you might be able to offer to get me started in the right direction would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
JRB-Bldr
 

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close