I hope that you all got the chance to read Jenn Dorsey's blog post "Get Ready to Make Some Noise with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010" yesterday as well take a look at the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Press Release on PressPass. Twitter was certainly awash with news about the introduction of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 and I was enjoying tweeting, retweeting and engaging in conversations with everybody about it. As Convergence 2010 in Atlanta draws hear (my fingers, toes, arms and legs are crossed for those of you anxiously waiting to see if you can fly) we will continue to hear a lot more about Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 and I know that it will feature heavily at the event itself.
With all that being said though the WW launch of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 actually started a couple of weeks ago when Puerto Rico officially launched the solution at a local event on April 7th and 8th. Esteemed members of the GP product launch team (I promised a few people I would show Fargo some more love so here it is) had the arduous task of flying down to the event to support the local team and join partners and customers in celebrating the launch (don't worry I won't post any pictures of you lying on the beach supping on cocktails until after Convergence.)
Day one consisted of largely partner readiness activities then day 2 saw Microsoft join forces with the likes of Wal-Mart, Dell, The Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce and local partners, to deliver an event to more than 100 customers with the focus on the investment in small and medium businesses in Puerto Rico and how technology can drive efficiency and sustainable growth for them. The day 2 event also featured Microsoft Dynamics partner booths, a "chamber of commerce" section where companies could talk about their business and exchange ideas on how to run more efficiently as well as The Microsoft/Dell EXPO area where customers had the opportunity to ask the experts (I guess that was the two guys from the global product launch team :)) about everything and anything GP 2010 related and geta sneak preview of Office 2010 in real life.
The event garnered a number of positive stories in the local press and I am sure will be the first of many more local GP 2010 launch events to come. Congratulations to everybody involved and looking forward to hearing more about the GP 2010 momentum. Take a look at some of the pictures from the event on our Skydrive here.
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