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David Musgrave - Time for a Change
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Time for a Change (not April Fools)
Hello to all my friends in the Microsoft Dynamics GP Community. You have probably heard that Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, recently announced that Microsoft will be shedding 18,000 employees, a total of about 14% of its total work force. Well, on the 19 th of September 2014, I was asked to come...
16 Oct 2014
RoboCup Junior Australia 2014 National Championships
After the successes of the All Saints College teams at the RoboCup Junior Australia 2014 WA State Championships , it went without saying that we would take our best teams to the National Competition in Brisbane on the 27 th and 28 th September. We ended up taking our Senior Theatre (Pickle JAR Productions...
10 Oct 2014
RoboCup Junior Australia 2014 WA State Championships
It has been a while since my last post. I have been very busy with a number of activities (more on that in a later post). One of those activities has been this year's RoboCup Junior Australia competition. For the last two years I have been the mentor for the All Saints College Robotics Club. I got...
8 Oct 2014
It's Official: Microsoft is buying Minecraft
Over the last couple of weeks, there have been a number of rumours floating around about Microsoft buying Minecraft for a very large sum of money. Well as of a few hours ago, the Microsoft News Center and Mojang blog have confirmed the rumour as true: Microsoft: Minecraft to join Microsoft ...
15 Sep 2014
Synchronizing any folder on your system with OneDrive
In my last post: Backup regimes and synchronizing folders across your network , I discussed my method of backing up data from four folders off the root of the drive across my network and how I use the free SyncToy 2.1 tool from Microsoft. So in this post I wanted to take it to the next level. ...
11 Sep 2014
Backup regimes and synchronizing folders across your network
On my computers at home I have a backup and synchronization regime to ensure that each computer has access to the files I want (even when offline) and that there is no chance of losing any data in the event of a disaster. In this post, I will explain my regime and some of the tools and tricks I have...
9 Sep 2014
More from the Dynamics GP Community do the ALS #IceBucketChallenge
Following on from my recent post: David Musgrave does the ALS #IceBucketChallenge . A number of other people in the Microsoft Dynamics GP Community have now risen to the challenge. Below are their videos and blog articles: Beat Bucher: @GP_Beat takes the ALS #IceBucketChallenge Aug-2014 ( direct...
2 Sep 2014
David Musgrave does the ALS #IceBucketChallenge
You have probably heard on the various social media platforms about the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and donations for the ALS Association . ALS is known in Australia as Motor Neuron Disease, so you can also make a donation to MND Australia . A number...
20 Aug 2014
Surface Pro 3 Adverts
A while ago I posted about the announcement of the Surface Pro 3. If you missed it, check out the article: Surface Pro 3 Announced . As the launch in Australia gets closer I thought I would post some of the cool adverts that have been released for it. Surface Pro 3: The tablet that can replace...
19 Aug 2014
Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Cortana and Car Bluetooth continued
Last week, I posted an article about a really cool new feature in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 (currently available on Developer Preview). See the blog Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Cortana and Car Bluetooth for details how to add Cortana as a contact to your car's Bluetooth system to allow you to use...
13 Aug 2014
Printable Manuals for Microsoft Dynamics GP
Today, I received a case where the partner was after the Multicurrency Manuals for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013. I have noticed that the later versions of Dynamics GP don't have all the printable manuals shipped with them. Moving forward Dynamics GP will not be updating all the manuals with every version...
7 Aug 2014
Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Cortana and Car Bluetooth
My son sent me a YouTube video today that got me really excited, so I had to share his discovery. My car is a lovely white 2009 BMW 125i coupe. It is my "Mid Life Crisis" car after I had my previous car for 14 years. While I really like the car, there has always been one thing that really...
6 Aug 2014
So long and thanks for all the fish, Richard Whaley
I am back from my leave this week and have been working through my backlog of emails and other tasks. Today, I heard some sad news. Richard Whaley , owner of Accolade Publications and long time Great Plains / Microsoft Dynamics GP stalwart has passed away after a long struggle with illness. Richard...
2 Jul 2014
Today is my last day
Today is my last day. Once I finish work at the end of the day, I won't have to worry about Microsoft Dynamics GP, support cases, forums, blogs, or the Support Debugging Tool. At least until I get back from leave at the start of July. The posts on the blog will slow down for a bit. Back...
22 May 2014
Surface Pro 3 Announced
Yesterday, the latest member of the Surface family was announced. Say "Hello" to the Surface Pro 3 The following information is from Panos Panay: From the beginning, we've had an ambitious vision to build Surface to enable people to do more. Today, 96% of people in the US who have an iPad also...
21 May 2014
Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview Update is available
Following on from the release of the Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview one month ago, Brandon LeBlanc from the Windows Phone Blog has let us know that there is now an update available for those of you who have installed the Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview on your devices. The update mainly focuses...
14 May 2014
Message for the Day/Week/Month/Year: Look Up
I came across this video (via Facebook, yeah feel the irony) by Gary Turk and had to post it. I love computers and technology, but "social media" is anything but. 'Look Up' is a lesson taught to us through a love story, in a world where we continue to find ways to make it easier for us to connect...
5 May 2014
reIMAGINE 2014 Announced: The November Not Stampede Fall/Autumn/Spring Partner Event in Fargo
Pam Misialek from the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP blog has posted the final name for the November 10-13 Partner Event in Fargo, ND, USA. So it is not Stampede and not the Fall/Autumn (or spring for Southern Hemisphere) conference.... It is reIMAGINE 2014. For all the details on how the name was...
28 Apr 2014
Why you need technical consultants involved in the sales process
When I worked in the partner channel, I decided it was very wise to have a technical consultant present in all sales meetings. Or better still make sure that your sales consultant has a technical background with the application. At least then you are less likely to end up with the problem where...
24 Apr 2014
The story behind Windows XP's Bliss wallpaper
This is a follow on from my post last week: Goodbye Windows XP - Hello Windows 8.1 Update , where we discussed the end of support for Windows XP. What do Autumn, Azul, Bliss, Radiance, Red moon dessert, Stonehenge and Wind all have in common? Ok, the article's heading is a huge hint. They are the...
17 Apr 2014
Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview is available
In the last couple of weeks I have posted about the Windows Phone 8.1 update that is coming to all Windows Phone 8 devices in the coming months. To learn more please review the previous articles: What's New in Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Update Windows Phone 8.1: More on Cortana and Guinness...
14 Apr 2014
OneNote Mac is now available for free (Fun Video)
OneNote is a great tool for storing and sharing ideas, but until recently users of Mac computers could not join in the fun. The OneNote engineering team have found a great way to announce the launch of OneNote Mac. OneNote Mac - The Song [Parody of One Day More from Les Misérables] ( Direct...
10 Apr 2014
Windows Phone 8.1: More on Cortana and Guinness World Record
Last week, I posted about What's New in Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Update . Today, I wanted to post some videos of what is in store for users of Windows Phone 8, who will be getting the Windows Phone 8.1 update for free. So below are some fantastic videos to introduce Cortana, the Windows...
8 Apr 2014
Goodbye Windows XP - Hello Windows 8.1 Update
Today heralds the end of an era. After 12 years, support for Microsoft Windows XP will end on today, 8 th April 2014 (in around 14 hours time after this article is published). This comes as no surprise as the date for the end of Windows XP extended support was announced about 6 years ago. Opinion...
7 Apr 2014
Microsoft Convergence 2014 Atlanta - Wrap Up
Sorry, I know this is a little late. The Microsoft Convergence 2014 conference was recently held in Atlanta between 3 rd and 7 th March 2014. While I was not able to attend, some of my friends and colleagues were able to and some blogged about their time at the conference. So below is a wrap up...
3 Apr 2014
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