Getting clear about risk —

Many of you know that Mark Polino and I are good friends. As good friends, we love to tease each other. Combine that teasing with a love of learning and sharing what we learn. If we can show the other something new then we are happy.
I was lucky enough to read an early edition of Mark’s Microsoft Dynamics GP Field Service Manual. I gave Mark several things to tease me about because I kept sending emails saying, “I didn’t know that” (and remember, I’ve worked with GP since it was called Dynamics and it took 25 diskettes to install.) New features (from upgrades) fall between the cracks for everybody. His book also made me think about security in an entirely different way.
If you manage your install of Microsoft Dynamics GP (or Dynamics 365 or NetSuite), check out the following. -Belinda

Microsoft Dynamics GP Security and Audit Field Manual

At Fastpath, when we talk to people about security, we’re often discussing taking a risk-based approach to addressing security setup, but risk a weird concept for people. As humans we worry about being attacked by a shark, but not about being in a car accident on the way to work. Seth Godin’s new post, Getting…

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Author: Belinda Allen

Belinda Allen (Microsoft MVP) is both a Microsoft Certified Professional for Dynamics GP (MCP) and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). She is also the co-founder of Smith & Allen Consulting, Inc. (, a business management software consulting firm for over 24 years. Belinda began implementing ERP systems so long ago that Windows was not an operating system, but an application. Larger businesses used old Main Frames with monitors that were Green and Black and smaller business did accounting by hand. Having seen the evolution that has taken place over the years from pieces of paper to analytics, Belinda still gets excited every time she helps a business improve. Belinda is also well known for her Blog Her blog is about sharing really useful information about the product quickly and succinctly. She has earned the nickname GP CSI because she excels at reviewing GP problems and figuring what went wrong and why. With followers all over the Globe she is able to share knowledge and achieve her mission: “To Improve the Lives and Business Success of my Followers.” In her time off, Belinda enjoys sailing, woodturning, crochet/knitting, sewing/quilting, reading and playing the ukulele (Belinda often participates in Ukulele Jams in NYC.)

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