Convergence 2012

Last month, members of the Metafile team made the trek to Toronto to participate in the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) along with more than 16,000 other Microsoft partners. Representing nearly 95 percent of Microsoft’s revenue stream, the Microsoft partner community is a thriving and ever-evolving ecosystem of innovative companies that are working to provide …

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  Many organizations and companies try improving their internal processes through the application of software or automation systems; but stop and think for a moment about why this may not be the best approach. How many steps do you have to go through with the current process? What people, groups, or parts of the organization …

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More news from the Microsoft Convergence conference held March 18-21, 2012. Here are more  features tentatively planned for the new release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013: Prepayments on PO’s:  It appears that Microsoft is planning to provide the ability to enter a prepayment amount on the PO entry screen. Based on a quick screen shot shown at the …

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At Convergence 2012 I had the chance to interview Paul White, Senior Director-ERP Product Management at Microsoft Corporation since 2010.  Paul is based in the UK and for 5 years prior to 2010 was the Director of Microsoft Dynamics, responsible for Microsoft's Business Applications business in the UK. The Dynamics product with the largest customer …

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The upbeat nature at Convergence 2012 got everyone excited and ready for the next year of Microsoft Dynamics technology. Microsoft was especially confident this year, dropping buzzwords here and there in keynotes and throughout the conference. Here are a few of the top buzzwords to keep top of mind this year: -        Social Technology: Everyone …

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Convergence 2012 was a great success and an exciting conference for customers and partners. Being one of the largest to date, it drew 10,225 attendees, 20% of whom travelled from overseas. Once again the conference provided a great opportunity for Microsoft Dynamics® users and business leaders to meet and connect with peers, as well as …

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DENTSPLY is a global manufacturer of dental products for the professional market with distribution centers in over 120 countries.  Last time you were at the dentist you most likely used their products. In 2008 the company set out to solve a growing problem.  Despite their global presence, they had a local problem. They were running …

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Recently, Microsoft had their annual conference “Microsoft Convergence” for Microsoft Dynamics prospects, partners, and customers.  This year we heard discussions that seem to come up every year, “How can we achieve GP Manufacturing Integration?”  The challenge affects companies looking to create mobile automation using barcode scanning within their manufacturing process. Software that enables mobile automation …

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(More news from the Microsoft Convergence conference held March 18-21.) One of the long awaited enhancements in Dynamics GP 2013 is the ability to select a printer while viewing a report on screen.  This feature draws loud applause at every event where it is mentioned. While about 150 additional features or enhancements are planned for …

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Sessions at Convergence 2012 in Houston TX covered exciting ground about the new release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 or GP “12”. Here are a few of our favorite new features: -        Enhanced Reconciliation: For companies that struggle with matching account receivables with payables or effectively managing their cash flow, Microsoft Dynamics GP has added …

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