Management Reporter Main Features

Great article by Dynamics Corporate Performance Management blog on the main features added to Management Reporter, worth checking their article, below some of the interesting features:

64-bit support

• Many companies are upgrading their systems to 64-bit. Management Reporter was built using in 64-bit environments. The IT department won’t need to maintain a separate machine just for Management Reporter as they may need to do for FRx.

Improved stability

• The FRx code base was close to 20 years old and the design experience was closely tied to report generation. Management Reporter is more stable. Each area of the application (designing, processing, and viewing) is isolated, making it easier to identify exactly where issues are.

Improved performance

• Processing takes place on the server, not the client. This frees up the client to continue designing reports instead of locking it up until the report has finished generating.

SQL Server support

• No more Microsoft Access databases! This means no more corrupted spec files, no need to rebuild indexes to ensure new accounts are picked up. This results in fewer calls to IT or your partner to “fix” the issue. As a result, end users are much more productive.

Improved multi-user environment

• With the switch to IIS and SQL Server, there is no need to create shares for the sysdata and io_data. All of the building block, company information and generated reports are in a SQL database. Administrators can see all reports that are being generated at any given time since all processing is done on the server.

Active directory support

• Once users are added to Management Reporter, any changes made to passwords, etc. by users are automatically rolled forward. There is no need to “manage” users in Management Reporter unless a user needs to be disabled or given a new security role. This also means fewer login screens for the user.

Regards,

Mohammad R. Daoud – CTO
MVP, MCP, MCBMSP, MCTS, MCBMSS
+962 – 79 – 999 65 85 
mohdaoud@gmail.com
mohdaoud.blogspot.com

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About Mohammad R. Daoud
Mohammad R. Daoud has been working as a Microsoft Dynamics GP consultant since 2004. His career path started with version 7.5; he studied every single tip of the application technicalities and did allot of successful implementations that includes functional consultations, analysis, and custom development projects. He holds a graduate degree in Computer Science and currently he is pursuing MBA degree in Accounting. In January 2007 he was nominated to the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) certificate and was certified in April 2008 due to his online contributions in the Dynamics Community (Dynamics GP Newsgroups, Forums, User Groups and his blog: http://mohdaoud.blogspot.com). Worth to mention that he was also listed as one of the Microsoft Dynamics Top 100 Most Influential People in 2009 by DynamicsWorld. And more... • Demonstrated Passion for MS Products through participating in beta testing for some product versions, an effective member of Microsoft Connect. • Talented in securing strong high quality relationships with premier customers, partners and sales teams passionately and profitably. • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and/or external customers • Problem Solver – Uses systematic approach to uncover true problem(s) and practical solution and can marshal resources to solve problem! • Proven record of effective account management, including Account Planning, Opportunity Management, and Business Management Excellence and working as part of a larger virtual team • Successful in delivering high quality technical engagements in the enterprise Dynamics GP implementations area according to customer requirements. • Dedicated, Committed, Self Motivated, Creative and highly focused with excellent communication, Negotiation, presentation, Active Listening and Objection Handling skills. • Experienced in Profitable researches and studies including white papers and technical presentations.

One Response to Management Reporter Main Features

  1. Thanks for the insight Mohammad – great info!

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