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About Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Which Microsoft Dynamics 365 Do You Need – Business Central or Finance and Operations?

Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to this question. On the ERP side, the first obvious decision point is cost, since Dynamics 365 Business Central can be less than half the price of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations which has a 20-user minimum. There was a time when Microsoft used the number of users […]

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Professional Services Companies Improve Utilization with Highly Engaged Workers and PSA Solutions

Employee utilization is the number one factor in determining profitability for professional services firms and project-based businesses. However, recent staff shortages make it hard for firms to keep utilization up. Staff shortages have escalated to become the top emerging risk organizations face globally, according to Gartner, Inc.’s latest Emerging Risks Survey, making it more important […]

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How to Accelerate Your Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations Upgrade

  Many of our clients have questions about when and how to upgrade their on-premise Dynamics environments to Dynamics 365 in the cloud. We have had successful upgrades from both Dynamics AX 2012 and 2009 to 365 for Finance and Operations as quickly as one to six months.   We can help you with your […]

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What Happened to the OTHER Microsoft Dynamics ERP Solutions?

The new hot business management product from Microsoft is Microsoft Dynamics 365.  But many people are not quite clear what happened to the OTHER Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM products. The new white paper, “But Really…What is Microsoft Dynamics 365?” helps clear up the confusion. 1.What is the relationship of the Dynamics 365 solutions to […]

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What Professional Service Firms Can Learn from Baseball About Improving Utilization

This winter season, in the Southeast, we received a touch of spring after the polar vortex swept through. It was in the mid-70s, and I was filled with excitement about spring, and baseball, of course. With spring training around the corner, I started thinking, how can professional services firms become like a winning baseball team? […]

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How to Expand Dynamics 365 ERP with the Microsoft Power Platform

Expand Dynamics 365 ERP Using the Microsoft Power Platform If you’re like most businesses, your ERP solution manages a significant amount of data. Traditional ERP systems now have the potential to play a bigger role in your business than ever before. Oftentimes though, unlocking the full capability of your ERP solution means putting time, energy, […]

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How Can Microsoft Dynamics in Azure Keep Business Data Safe?

Think cyber scammers that perpetrate ransomware attacks are easily defeated?  Note this: When the WannaCry ransomware epidemic stuck in May 2017, scammers doubled down by targeting people who were already attacked and who were scrambling to retrieve their encrypted data.  They sent them emails offering data protection, services that could prevent future attacks, and bogus […]

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4 Ways Microsoft’s Power Platform Can Enhance Your Operations

The Microsoft Power Platform, combining Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow, offers an abundance of opportunities to digitally transform your operations. With all of the functionality available, the ways in which you can improve the way you access and automate your data seems limitless. In fact, it can be a bit overwhelming. It can be difficult […]

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Steps to Integrate ERP and CRM in Dynamics 365

With digital transformation permeating every industry, organizations are driving efforts to accelerate business outcomes, and achieve greater efficiency while minimizing costs. In order to lead the race, many organizations today are considering integrating their ERP and CRM systems and leveraging the combined benefits across collaboration, visibility, and productivity. While many have been using both systems, […]

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A Bird’s-Eye View of Microsoft Dynamics 365

The fundamental purpose of Dynamics 365 is to manage financial, operational, and sales related business processes. Since those processes vary so much across industries and individual companies, the functionality of Dynamics has been compartmentalized into “Applications.” Think of it like a Lego® set of modules that organizations can put together to fit their business needs. […]

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