Catapult

Elliot is CEO of Catapult, a firm that is dedicated to delivering next-level support to organizations using Microsoft Dynamics NAV and CRM, Elliot's accountabilities including setting vision, providing leadership, and ownership for the company brand and promise. Elliot has devoted his 20-year career to helping organizations use information technology to improve their business operations and performance. Prior to leading Catapult, Elliot was Executive Vice-President with Habanero Consulting Group, the leading Canadian provider of enterprise portal solutions, and also worked KPMG as a Manager in the Higher Education, Research and Non-Profits practice. Elliot mentors young entrepreneurs and CEOs through the Canadian Youth Business Federation and the Simon Fraser University School of Business. Elliot is passionate about mountain biking, skiing, and boating, and enjoys spending time with his two children.

Infrastructure as a Service offers significant cost and efficiency advantages to small and mid-size businesses when compared with on-premises datacenters. Provisioning tools first introduced in NAV 2013 R2 allow you to easily deploy your system on Microsoft’s cloud, Azure. While the points below relate to the benefits of hosting NAV on Azure more generally, the …

The Benefits of NAV on Azure for Small and Mid-Size Businesses Read More »

Microsoft Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is an ideal platform to host your Dynamics NAV solution. Here are a few practical insights from recent on-premise to Azure migrations that will benefit anyone considering making the transition. 1. Before proceeding, consider the way your users should access NAV.   Azure enables a broader range of accessibility for NAV, more easily than on-premise deployments with options including: …

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Are you considering making an investment in Dynamics NAV or have you already done so? A recent article by Partner Power International highlighted some particularly insightful stats about the Microsoft Dynamics customer landscape:  now is a great time to be a Dynamics NAV user with NAV representing 45% of the total installed license base globally …

Why NAV Has the Largest Slice of the Microsoft Dynamics Pie Read More »

Each year I teach a course at Belmont University on financial management for future non-profit leaders— people who never thought they would have to deal with finance. Between arcane accounting rules, the pronouncements of standards boards, and the names of governing agencies, they have a lot of ground to cover. When we get to the section on …

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