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Microsoft Dynamics GP is not in "Maintenance Mode"

It seems every couple years I read some doomsday article claiming that Microsoft Dynamics GP is dead or is maintenance mode, or that there's some nefarious strategy being put in place by Microsoft to kill the product somehow. Now, I will be the first to tell you that the messaging from Microsoft has not always been clear. Why? Well, if you've been in this business for as long as I have been you may have noticed that a) the messenger has changed a few times. First it was Doug Burgum after the acquisition back in 2000, then it was Kirill (Tatarinov), and now, today, we have Scott Guthrie. Changing the messenger, invariably will change the message, and invariable will expose the market to confusion; b) corporate reshuffling aside, Microsoft have also made it very clear that they want to be the absolute leader in the cloud and mobile space. This has forced the company to change its entire culture from top down and shake up the ranks to adapt to this goal. So what does this have