Dynamics GP and Intelligent Cloud Insights: What is Microsoft trying to do here?

October 9 2018

Microsoft Intelligent EdgeNo doubt many of you will have heard about Microsoft’s new Intelligent Cloud connectivity offering  that is part of Dynamics GP 2018 R2.

About Mark Polino

Mark Polino is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a former Microsoft MVP (2007-2018) for Business Solutions. He is the author or coauthor of 5 books related to Microsoft Dynamics GP.  Mark also maintains the Dynamics GP focused website DynamicAccounting.net. He speaks and writes regularly about ERP related topics. Mark has been a controller and CFO for a division of a publicly traded company and he has  worked as a consultant implementing ERP solutions. Mark holds additional certifications including Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) , Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Dynamics Credentialed Professional for Dynamics GP 2015 (Core Install and Core Financials), Xero Certified. He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Rollins College. Mark lives with his family in Florida.

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jefflfrye's picture

Mark, does this connection come with the caveat of having to pay for the subscription and other costs for D365BC in order to use the Azure stuff (Power BI, PowerApps, Flow, and Azure Machine Learning) or is Microsoft being kind enough to not charge us for the extra ERP application we will not be be using?