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This Insights delivers support news and updates for Microsoft Dynamics SL.   Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU3 Scheduled for Release in December! List of Features: Possible Value Look Up Filtering Options Added Users can now select filtering options for possible values, not just administrators.  A new setting in the Options Dialog box allows the selection of the default List look up Behavior to be “contains” or “begins with” values.  Adding the General Ledger’s Journal Transactions screen to the Approval process The new approval process that was added to the SL 2018 is now available in the Journal Transactions screen.  This means that journal ...
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Change is often not easy, but the Dynamics SL User Group board of directors has been preparing for the opportunity to join the collective Community Summit for the last several years.  This process involved many hours of individual and group reflection, discussions on the current Microsoft business applications ecosystem, and extended arrangements with Dynamic Communities. With respect to all the effort that went into the decision and our commitment to the betterment of the entire Dynamics SL user community, I wanted to take a moment and answer a few questions preemptively. Starting in the fall of 2020, the Dynamics SL user group will hold its annual conference ...
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Save the date for the week of October 5-9, 2020 – Summit registration  available soon! The DSLUG Board is excited to announce that next year’s must-attend DSLUG conference will be taking place at the Dynamic Communities Summit event. Join us! Community Summit , taking place October 6-9, 2020 in Nashville, TN, is a can’t-miss opportunity for learning, sharing and connecting with your Microsoft Dynamics SL peers, and others in the Dynamics and Power Platform (Power BI, PowerApps, Flow) ecosystem. Why Community Summit? Community Summit is the premier annual conference for our community, with access to over 700 Microsoft Business ...
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This Insights delivers support news and updates for Microsoft Dynamics SL. Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU3 Scheduled for Release in Q4! Preliminary List of Features: Adding the General Ledger’s General Journal screen to the approval process Release AP Batch release screen enhancements Release AR Batch release screen enhancements Adding Project End Date Validation to select GL, AP & AR screens Power BI Customer Dashboard Upcoming Dynamics SL User Group webinars: GL, AP, AR Closing Practices - Month End & Year End  Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12pm Eastern The “Best Of” Management Reporter Crash Course  Thursday, January ...
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The Power of Strong Workflow in an Organization What does it mean when a productivity suite boasts it has strong workflow, and how can you tell? The bottom line is workflow should be flexible enough to conform to your organization, and not the other way around. In this blog we will look at 5 ways to evaluate workflow. 1. Unlimited Steps Workflow is established through rules, with each rule being a separate step that directs documents to an individual reviewer. Having an unlimited step capability should be a basic requirement for organizations because it lays the groundwork for allowing you to match your workflow to your organization’s structure. ...
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The platform which supports this community, Higher Logic, will be performing scheduled infrastructure maintenance for the online community on Friday, July 26, from 11PM ET to 3AM ET. Although you may anticipate a brief downtime during the maintenance window, your site will not be down during the entire allotted time frame.
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Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU2 is Now Available – Time to Plan your Upgrade! New features include: Windows Server 2019 Support Release GL Batch Period Enhancement Additional Quick Queries Project Week Maintenance Enhancement Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 and CU2 can be downloaded from CustomerSource: https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/SL/downloads/product-releases/Microsoft-Dynamics-SL-2018   Installation Note: Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU2 requires Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 to be installed first.  SL 2018 CU2 installs over top of SL 2018 CU1, so it will reference the base installation (SL 2018 CU1) during the ...
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Hey, all! Your user group website has some new and changed features, and I’ve highlighted some of them below. View your Followed Content For some time now, you’ve been able to follow discussion posts, blog articles, and library entries by navigating to them and clicking the  Follow (star)  icon.  Following a content item triggers real-time email notifications to you whenever someone else in the community interacts with that item.  It’s a great way to keep up on a conversation or file that interests you.    Now, to make it as easy as possible to track  all  the content you're following, you can view it from your profile; just navigate to  My ...
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Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU2 is Now Available – Time to Plan your Upgrade! New features include: Windows Server 2019 Support Release GL Batch Period Enhancement Additional Quick Queries Project Week Maintenance Enhancement Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 and CU2 can be downloaded from CustomerSource: https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/SL/downloads/product-releases/Microsoft-Dynamics-SL-2018  Installation Note: Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU2 requires Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 to be installed first.  SL 2018 CU2 installs over top of SL 2018 CU1, so it will reference the base installation (SL 2018 CU1) during the SL ...
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Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU2 Available Now! New features include: Release GL Batch Screen – Adding Period to Post and Period Editing Capabilities     Project Week Maintenance Enhancement   Project & Task End Date Enhancement for Time & Expense Entry   Invoice and Adjustment Posting Feature   Voucher and Adjustment Entry Approval Enhancements with Online Approvals (via Flow) and Online Approvals & History (via PowerApps)   Plus, Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU2 release provides: Additional Quick Queries Windows Server 2019 Support   Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU2 Launch Webinar for ...
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Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU2 Coming Soon! Currently scheduled for release in Q2 of 2019. New features include: Windows Server 2019 Support Release GL Batch Period Enhancement Additional Quick Queries Project Week Maintenance Enhancement   Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 Release is Now Available New features include: New Microsoft Flows Approval Enhancements GL Reversal enhancement for Projects Expense Entry Attachment Enhancement Inactive Vendors Year End Updates   Download Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 can be downloaded from CustomerSource: https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/SL/downloads/product-releases/Microsoft-Dynamics-SL-2018 ...
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The Dynamics SL User Group conference relies on numerous volunteers for a comprehensive and multi-day schedule of content on everything from Customizations to Project/Payroll.  As we approach the conference this year we still have a few sessions left to find speakers for. We want you!  Yes you! Does public speaking make you nervous? Or are you completely chill in front of an audience? I dare to suggest that DSLUG is  the most welcoming community for new and experienced speakers alike. For those who are unfamiliar with presenting at a DSLUG conference, you work with a content-specific track chair that: ensures you are able to find the ...
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Did you know we offer a full schedule of training courses for these products? Year-round we hold Academy training classes either virtually, on-site, or both. We’re bringing in the experts to deliver the knowledge and skills you need to leverage these products to their highest potential. Sign up for one of these spotlight classes or view the schedule of upcoming Power Academy classes here .   Academy - Design, build, test and implement your very own PowerApp! – Daniel Christian Academy - Getting Started with Power BI | 2 Day Workshop March 2019 – Christina Wheeler   Power UP! Event: Intro to PowerApps and Flow – unique, 2-day offering ...
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Thank you for subscribing to the Support and Enhancements Insights for Microsoft Dynamics SL. This Insights delivers support news and updates for Microsoft Dynamics SL. 2018 Year End Updates SL 2018 CU1 – Includes 2018 Year End Updates - no need to update.   SL 2018 & SL 2015, SL 2015 CU1 & SL 2015 CU2 - Year End updates available now on CustomerSource: https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/Global/SL/downloads/tax-regulatory-updates/msdl2018yearendupdates   December Tax Updates available today on CustomerSource: https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/SL/downloads/tax-regulatory-updates/MDSLDec2018PayrollTaxUpdates ...
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We are excited to announce three new community features on the www.dslug.com websites: new reply notifications, inline replies, and save a post as a draft. New Reply Notifications Participants will now receive a real-time email notification when there is a new reply on a discussion thread that you started or when there is a new post to which you’ve replied. You will see a star icon next to the title of the post that will be automatically filled in when you create or participate in a discussion. When the star is filled in, that means you will receive email notifications. Interested in following getting a notification on a thread that you did not ...
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Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 Release is Now Available! New features include: New Microsoft Flows  Approval Enhancements GL Reversal enhancement for Projects Expense Entry Attachment Enhancement Inactive Vendors Year End Updates Download Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 can be downloaded from CustomerSource: https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/SL/downloads/product-releases/Microsoft-Dynamics-SL-2018 Read about the details of all the enhancements in the new Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 Fact Sheet & Updated PPT:  https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/global/SL/news-events/news/MDSLDirectory   (scroll down ...
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Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 Scheduled for Release in November! New features include: New Microsoft Flows  Approval Enhancements GL Reversal enhancement for Projects Expense Entry Attachment Enhancement Inactive Vendors Year End Updates  Look for more details on this release coming in November, including details on the Intelligent Cloud.   New Microsoft Dynamics SL Web Apps Release Available Now     SL 2018 updates can be downloaded from CustomerSource: https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/SL/downloads/product-releases/Microsoft-Dynamics-SL-2018   SL 2015 updates can be downloaded from CustomerSource: ...
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Hello, DSLUGgers! Many of you may recognize my name as the sender of many of your Dynamics SL User Group email communications. :) I have had the pleasure of working as your DSLUG Director over the past 2 years, working with the DSLUG Board of Directors and supporting your User Group business management, systems, content and event production as part of the Dynamic Communities team. It has been an incredible experience working with the DSLUG community of users, partners, and Microsoft and I’ve truly enjoyed our work together. The highlights have been many, including meeting those who attended DSLUG Conferences in St. Louis and San Diego! This fall has ...
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Get Ready for the Dynamics SL 2018 CU1 Fall Release! The upcoming CU1 release adds several technical updates. This includes TLS 1.2 and official support for Microsoft SQL 2017. Look for more details on this release coming in October.   Microsoft Dynamics SL Web Apps September Release is Now Available It can be downloaded from CustomerSource and   PartnerSource .   Dynamics SL User Group (DSLUG) Webinars   Register now for our Oct. 11 th DSLUG Webinar: Web Apps Deployment Guide [Deep Dive]! Learn the prerequisites and walk through a live deployment of Dynamics SL Web Apps.   View the recorded “Best of DSLUG” webinars ...
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Happy July, everyone! It seems like the 2018 DSLUG Conference in St. Louis just happened, but – believe it or not – it is time to start planning for our next Conference again. As you know, our User Group is a volunteer organization – and content planning is a crucial role for our community. The Content Committee and Conference Planning Committee members steer the educational content provided at Conference and via webinars throughout the year. With the varied experiences and backgrounds of our volunteers, we have put forth some amazing events and content - and we’re looking for users and/or partners to contribute to this year’s process. Our Content Committee ...
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