Convergence 2013 set to inform about future Microsoft products

The Convergence 2013 EMEA is just around the corner, providing the opportunity for businesses to learn about the most important new Microsoft products, with Microsoft Dynamics at the heart of this. Discovering viable solutions to business issues will be just one aspect of the conference, which is to be held between Monday 4 and Wednesday 6 November. It will feature a whole host of product announcements from Microsoft with regards to its products: Dynamics AX, Dynamics NAV and Dynamics CRM. Microsoft …

3 biggest myths of IT recruitment

Recruitment is one of those sectors where those at the heart of it have to put up with a number of misconceptions. This is particularly true of IT recruitment, where the process can often seem quite sterile and predictable to those who ‘think’ they know how it all works. Below we have taken a look at what we think are the biggest myths which exist regarding the IT recruitment sector:   It’s all about targets, targets and more targets… for some companies The idea that sales …

Could Dynamics AX be the ideal ERP solution for the multichannel, multinational retail industry?

Finding the right ERP solution is crucial to the success of both large and small businesses. But in the case of the larger organisations, finding viable solutions takes on even greater importance as the business needs to be run across several locations simultaneously. This is particularly true for retailers, who need to offer their customers access to as much information and choice as possible. New solutions are important as business protocol can suffer when old systems are not fully updated, …

NAV 2013 R2 has been released!

Reports indicate…   With NAV 2013 R2 the integration and interaction of NAV with Office 365 and Azure is key, coupled with the Web client being further developed to look and feel like Windows 8. On the Finance module there are good advancements in the architecture and cash management on the functionality side.     The latest view is that R2 is another step forward in the NAV evolution and a small improvement on an already great product.

NAV – MasterVAR to be set up in the UK

The latest rumour to come out of Microsoft HQ is that Dutch MasterVAR, QBS is to become the UK’s MasterVAR for Dynamics NAV. Here at Conspicuous we have been lead to believe a seasoned NAV Professional is leaving Microsoft after over 5 years to set up the UK’s division of QBS.   As a MasterVAR, QBS is looking to add value to the smaller Partners. QBS are looking to provide qualified leads, get involved with the Partner’s sales process and most importantly the MasterVAR will …

Book Review – Implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with Sure Step 2012 – Overview

“Implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with Sure Step 2012” will guide you through the Sure Step phases; from installing and setting up Sure Step, to working through the diagnostic and requirement phases, to harnessing the power of standard AX to make the most out of modifications, this book is a must for project managers and team members alike. With detailed discussions of the diagnostic, analysis, design, development, deployment, and operation phases of the Sure Step Methodology, Implementing …

Dynamics CRM 2013

Dynamics CRM 2013 has been announced to be available later this year; with the endeavour that it will make business more personal. It has been designed with the mind set of redefining how businesses engage with their customers. The new version represents the approach Microsoft Dynamics is taking; where people are at the core. It will be available both online as Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and on-premises as Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, this major release will deliver a more personal experience …

Charteris AX Practice transferred to Hitachi Solutions

From Oct 1st Charteris’ Dynamics AX Practice and all 15 staff will move to Hitachi Solutions Over the next 12 months Charteris and Hitachi will work together to deliver and transfer all the business contracts to Hitachi subject to individual customer agreement. Chairman Steve Vaughan said “The Microsoft Dynamics part of our business had failed to achieve critical mass and was something of a financial problem for the company. This agreement with Hitachi, an acknowledged leader in this …