Tech Tuesday: Running a Process as a Pre-Map Task and ensuring it finishes before moving on to the next task

  Wednesday, June 21, 2017   /     Chris Dew   /     0 Comments
This last week I was approached by a customer that wanted to run an SSIS package (that created the data for the Map) but sometimes that task wasn't finishing before SmartConnect needed to use the result of that task as a data source. In this instance, the desired result wasn't to run the tasks as… [Read More]

Future-proofing Dynamics GP and NAV Inventory Management Integration

  Friday, January 13, 2017   /     Abbey Cooper   /     0 Comments
Clear your schedules on Tuesday afternoon and join us for a new webinar with the team from WithoutWire Inventory Sciences. Check out the invite below! … [Read More]

Creating Your First SmartConnect Integration

  Friday, September 2, 2016   /     Katie Soderberg   /     0 Comments
Following are steps, from a high-level, for creating your first SmartConnect integration: … [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: Cancel Map After Maximum Number of Errors

  Friday, July 8, 2016   /     Chris Dew   /     0 Comments
There are not many things that Integration Manager does as well or better than SmartConnect but there is one small little feature that is pretty nice that SmartConnect doesn't have out of the box. That feature is the ability to quit processing additional records if a certain error threshold has been… [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: Hello from the other side, introducing our Web Client for SmartConnect

  Tuesday, December 15, 2015   /     Chris Dew   /     2 Comments
I'm excited that we launched SmartConnect 2015 last month and one of the great features is the ability to use our new web client. What is great about this technically you ask?No need to install on client machines that only need to run maps.Additional Security Control.Ability to fix data and resubmit… [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: Change without Change, really isn’t very good

  Tuesday, August 25, 2015   /     Chris Dew   /     0 Comments
In the past few weeks we have seen a few of our customers experience some interesting behavior after upgrading their Microsoft Dynamics GP to a new release. In SmartConnect they had a change data source on one of the Dynamics GP tables that was running on a schedule. Interestingly, the map never… [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: Understanding Restrictions inside of SmartConnect

  Wednesday, March 11, 2015   /     Chris Dew   /     3 Comments
This week's Tech Tuesday is from our Director of Product Management, Chris Dew:Recently we have had several questions surrounding the restrictions feature inside of SmartConnect and there is a bit of confusion on how they work and when to use them. Today we will dive into the following:1) How to… [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: SmartConnect & Salesforce: External ID Fields

  Tuesday, March 3, 2015   /     Danielle Erickson   /     0 Comments
Watch as our Senior Consultant, Chris Hanson, takes us through a video on SmartConnect and Salesforce integrations. Salesforce provides an option to simplify integrations to its multiple objects by allowing users to create and modify External ID fields. The following video illustrations how to… [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: How to Open a File and Pass in Parameters from SmartConnect Tasks

  Tuesday, December 16, 2014   /     Chris Dew   /     1 Comment
There are many times when it may be necessary to run a process before or after an integration. I have seen everything from a call to a webservice, FTP of source data, and everything in between. The focus of this post is to talk about running some kind of a file before an integration. We will explore… [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: Working with values in Excel with VBA

  Wednesday, November 5, 2014   /     Chris Dew   /     0 Comments
Recently the eOne team was working on releasing some new Excel templates for SmartConnect and ran across a unique issue. In the General Ledger template we have code that compares the Sum of the Debits and Credits to ensure they match before submitting the transaction to Dynamics GP. What we were… [Read More]


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