Showing posts from April, 2017

#FabrikamDay: blast from the past

Well, you thought #FabrikamDay was over? Not really, although this will be my last post! You see, there was a time when Microsoft Dynamics GP had its own TV commercial themed " More and Less ". Rumors had it that Pam Misialek wanted a narrator with an everyday American accent, but Errol Schoenfish had his way with getting someone to put on a British accent. More and Less advert Other interesting facts I could research: the director of photography for this advert is  Tristan Whitman under Wyldflower Filmwerks, Inc . This ad was released to cable and satellite channels around the March of 2009 time frame, just in time for Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2009 (I started attending Convergence, uninterrupted, the following year). By then, the Smart Tag functionality was available with Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0, but enhanced further with GP 2010. You can appreciate the Smart Tag flashes in the video. Tristan Whitman at the camera Until next post, MG.- Maria

#FabrikamDay: the holiday that wasn't

Yesterday was ceremoniously an unofficial holiday. That's right! The date did not show up on any local or international calendar, it wasn't part of any federal or state registry. Frankly, the world did another spin on its axis without skipping a beat and life for billions of people on this planet went on without a hitch - OK, I'm not trivializing what's going on around some problem spots in the world, but I digress. Not so for a few hundred in the Microsoft Dynamics GP community of customers, partners, and independent software vendors (ISVs). We celebrated our own 'holiday' of sorts: #FabrikamDay . Breaking it all down To understand what Fabrikam Day is , you first have to ask yourself, " What is Fabrikam? ". Fabrikam (and more precisely, Fabrikam, Inc. or Fabrikam, Ltd, formerly The World Online) is the sample company used for demos, development, and testing in Microsoft Dynamics GP. The sample company provides sample data for all core and extende