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Using Dynamics GP 2013 – Is your company a “Starter” or “Extended”?

Using Dynamics GP 2013 – Is your company a “Starter” or “Extended”?

Microsoft Dynamics GP Starter or ExtendedMaking the decision to choose Microsoft Dynamics GP will help your business make informed decisions, improve financial management, and access business insight unmatched for the price.  But, we must ask, are you a ‘starter’ or an ‘extended’?  We don’t often think about an upgrade as making the difference between being a starter or an extended. What does this mean anyway? Don’t we have enough stereotypes in the world? I am certain that many of you right now are wondering what in the world I am talking about.

Some of you may know, and for those that do, that’s awesome new because your partner is providing you with the right information. I just recently worked with a client who had upgraded with another Dynamics GP reseller. She was interested in adding some Field Service Modules (now called Customer Service Relationship) options to her system and felt certain she would need to look into an ISV product, which is fine, there are a couple of really good products out there for this specific need. But what if she just wanted to stay within her own Dynamics GP application? Does this mean she would have to buy new modules and pay even more enhancement fees? The answer was NO! To her delight, our consultant was aware of the “starter/extended” options and let her in on the secret! Ok, enough story telling! Let’s take a look at the difference!

Dynamics GP 2013 Perpetual Starter Pack

The starter pack includes many of the valuable features that business owners need for success.

Financial Management

  • General Ledger with AFA
  • National Accounts
  • Account Level Security
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • Intercompany
  • National Accounts
  • Multicurrency Management
  • Analytical Accounting
  • Revenue/Expense Deferrals
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Electronic Banking Suite
  • Safe Pay
  • Cashbook Bank Management
  • Electronic Bank Management
  • Electronic Reconciliation Management
  • Payables Management
  • Receivables Management
  • Customer/Vendor Consolidations
  • Lockbox Processing
  • Refund Checks
  • Grant Management
  • Encumbrance Management
  • Field Level Security
  • Dynamics Process Server


  • Multiple Language Pricing

Business Intelligence & Reporting

  • Unlimited Mgmt Reporter
  • Designer User
  • Unlimited Mgmt Reporter
  • Viewer User
  • Analysis Cubes Library
  • Advanced Analysis Cubes Library

Human Resource Management

  • Human Resources Unlimited
  • Employees
  • Payroll (US) Unlimited Employees
  • Payroll (Canada) Unlimited
  • Employees
  • Payroll Direct Deposit
  • Federal Magnetic Media
  • Payroll Connect
  • Position Control
  • HRM Self Service Suite

 Supply Chain Management

  • Invoicing
  • Sales Order Processing w/ Advanced Invoicing
  • Extended Pricing
  • Order Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Bill of Materials
  • Purchase Order Processing/Receivings
  • Landed Cost
  • PO Generator
  • Requisition Management
  • Time and Expense

Workspace Collaboration

  • Unlimited Business Portal

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Perpetual Extended Pack

With the GP Extended Pack, you get not only the capabilities of the Starter pack, but also the following enhancements.

Business Intelligence

  • Microsoft Forecaster Unlimited

Supply Chain Management

  • Distribution Suite
  • Available to Promise
  • Returns Management

Manufacturing Solutions

  • Manufacturing Bill of Materials
  • Manufacturing Order Processing
  • Manufacturing Suite
  • Master Production Scheduling
  • Materials Requirements Planning

Learn More about GP at Financial Management Shootout!

Coming on October 22, we will provide more information not only about the capabilities and functionality of GP, but compare it with Dynamics SL and Intacct!  Learn more about this live event here.

We also welcome you to look at other GP-Related Resources


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