Like many other industries around the world, the enterprise resource planning software (ERP) market has seen its share of acquisitions over the last ten years. As an example, Microsoft has added four main product lines to their
Since the acquisitions took place in the early 2000’s, Microsoft has invested significantly in the upgrade and renewal around these core product offerings. This year alone, Microsoft will be releasing Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2012 and Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 to the market. These products have undergone a significant amount of change over the years in terms of both breadth and depth of features. One of the most significant enhancements has been to the end user experience. Business users who have grown up using Microsoft Outlook now experience the same “look & feel” with their core ERP solution, allowing them to train their teams faster, manage change better and gain the ROI they are looking for from these investments over much shorter periods of time.
Along with the heightened user experience there is an increased level of functionality for specific industry verticals. Where significant modification or customizations were required in the past to meet business requirements, verticals like
Based on these new advancements within the Microsoft Dynamics products and increased functionality available to industry, Arthur’s Fuel has reduced their manual data entry, improved customer service, implemented data based decision making, streamlined inventory management, and timely invoicing is helping them stay profitable.
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