There is a new OData feature that shipped with the newest release of GP 2016.
The OData feature is going to allow you to deploy an OData service that you can make available to your employees to build reports.
You can build reports through Excel or any other application that is compatible with connecting to an OData service.
System Manager is the module through which the OData setup and configuration takes place,
Below is a training video that covers OData setup and configuration in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 version.
Topics covered include:
•SQL Views and Stored Procedures
•Roles and Security Task Assignments