On-Demand Webinar – Analytics! Empower Your Users With Power BI
Are you excited about data? Data increasingly provides a competitive advantage to today’s leading organization. How effectively are you utilizing data within your organization?
Do the right people have easy access to the data they need to make decisions?
Do you have informative, easy-to-share dashboards in place to monitor business results?
Are your reports flexible and dynamic? Are non-technical users able to slice and dice the data?
Are you able to tie together and compile data stockpiled in various databases throughout your organization?
If the answer to any or all of the above is “no”, then how much could you improve your business by turning “no” to “yes”?
In the following webinar, we discuss the power of analytics and Microsoft’s Power BI software, a tool which puts powerful analytical capabilities in the hands of even non-technical users. Power BI enables you to create dashboards and dynamic reports, pushing data down to the users who need it.
Learn more about how CSSI can help you utilize and implement Power BI:
Dynamics GPManagement Reporter for Beginners FAQ
Microsoft’s Management Reporter tool can be extremely useful for Dynamics GP users to create a financial report such as balance sheet , trial balance , income statement , and really any kind of financial statements . Here are answers to several frequently asked questions about the Microsoft Dynamic GP Management Reporter tool:
What’s the most current version of Microsoft Management Reporter available? The most current version of Management Reporter is Management Reporter 2012. It’s the Cumulative Updates (service pack update versions) that you want to keep your eye on since it’s unclear as to whether there will be full future versions of Management Reporter released. The most current version and service pack (CU16) is: 2.12.16002.0
What version of Management Reporter will work with my current Dynamics GP version? We’re so glad you asked! It does make a difference. Here are the versions of GP that the most current version of Management Reporter will work with: GP 2013 GP 2013 R2 GP 2015 GP 2015 R2 GP 2016 GP 2016 R2 GP 2018
If you’re thinking about using Management Reporter or upgrading GP, be sure to investigate version compatibility. Not sure where to find this information? Contact us at email@example.com and we’ll help you find the information you need.
What if I’d like to upgrade Management Reporter? Contact us firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. We’re happy to help you out! We can also support and train you on report design, using this report designer to create multiple reports, and setting up your data warehouse / management reporter database.
How do I know what version of Management Reporter my organization is currently running? In Management Reporter, click on Help and select About Management Reporter
On the About Management Reporter screen, look for the version information:
Is there more than one way to add a row to the reporting tree in Management Reporter? a) Right-click and select to insert the new row amongst existing rows: Click to edit the reporting tree:
Right-click where you’d like to add the new row and select Insert Reporting Unit:
b) Select the row where you’d like to insert the new row and click the Insert Row button:
c) Copy and paste an existing row Right-click and Copy the row you’d like to duplicate and then right-click and Paste where you’d like it to be inserted
Most times I need to see results for the year so far, and other times I just want to see results for the current month. How do I change the timeframe for which an individual report runs? a) On the Report tab, you can specify which month you’d like set as your Base Period.
b) Click the Column details icon.
c) In the Periods Covered field(s), select whether you want the fields to register as YTD (Year to Date) or PERIODIC (Periodic). YTD will show any data from the beginning of the year up to the month you’ve selected as your Base period. Periodic will show data only for the month you’ve selected as your Base period.
It’s easier for me to review field mappings in Microsoft Excel. What’s the easiest way for me to review the row definitions in Excel? a) On the Report tab, select the Rows details icon.
b) Copy the data fields in the Row Definition
Pro Tip: Instead of trying to manually select and copy all the fields, just double-click in the square in the top-left corner of the fields. It will auto-select all data fields in a snap!
c) Open a New Excel Book and paste the data.
Training GP Management Reporter Training Videos
Your Next Steps
Want to learn more about Dynamics GP, receive Management Reporter training, or learn how to create financial statements such as a balance sheet in MR? Join our GP mailing list:
Management Reporter is a powerful interactive financial reporting tool used with Microsoft Dynamics GP and other ERP systems. Management Reporter allows Controllers, Accountants, and other Finance team members to create custom reports without the help of their IT team. Ease of use, native Active Directory integration, and scalability are just a few of the reasons why Management Reporter is a great reporting and financial statement tool.
In this recorded webinar, the CSSI Technologies GP team provides a tutorial on Dynamics GPManagement Reporter tutorial for beginners. This is part 1 of a 2 part series (see part 2 here – Intermediate Management Reporter Tutorial).
This Dynamics GPManagement Reporter tutorial includes:
Management Reporter overview
Report structure – report definition and how to build a report
Running reports – sample report outputs, and how to export reports to Microsoft Excel
Management Reporter can be used as a report designer for many different types of financial data reports:
CSSI can support you with report creation and training using Management Reporter, Power BI, and SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) and other tools. Interested to learn how CSSI Technologies can help to support your Dynamics GP usage, or to learn about future webinars? Contact us: