Business Portal 2.5 With Feature Pack

What are the differences between Business Portal 2.5 and Business Portal 2.5 
with feature pack? I am wondering if it is worth the trouble of upgrading.
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3/6/2006 9:41:27 PM
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Hi tremorrs, thank you for your post.

You can find the information that you are looking for at the following 

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Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains Business Portal 2.5 Feature Pack 
offers quality and performance improvements. International capabilities have 
also been added, such as international date, time, currency, and number 
formats. Additionally, Human Resources Management Self Service Suite will be 
released in Canada. Business Portal 2.5 Feature Pack is available in the U.S. 
English (en-us) language locale. Business Portal 2.5 Feature Pack is 
compatible with Great Plains Professional 8.0 and Great Plains Standard 8.0 
editions that use the Microsoft SQL Server database.

This release supports upgrades from Business Portal 2.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1) 
and Business Portal 2.5. If you use the Human Resource Management Self 
Service suite, and you are upgrading from Business Portal 2.0 SP 1, any open 
workflow items such as timecards that have been submitted but have not yet 
been approved will be deleted.

Quality improvements and new features are part of the Business Portal 2.5 
Feature Pack release. The following list includes some of the new features.• 
International display for date, time, currency and number formats 
• Customer Secure Data Access Policies 
• Human Resource Management (HRM) Self Service Suite for Canada  
• Timecard Status for HRM Self Service Suite, U.S. and Canada 
• Viewing eRequisition history in Business Portal 

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties and confers no rights.

"tremorrs" wrote:

> What are the differences between Business Portal 2.5 and Business Portal 2.5 
> with feature pack? I am wondering if it is worth the trouble of upgrading.
smcintyr (8)
3/8/2006 2:41:03 PM

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