Microsoft Dynamics Community Values

Community is an often used word in Microsoft circles.  Step away from the software and they can’t help but talk about the groups of people and businesses in this way, whether you’re a partner, customer or employee.  A quick search yields the Dynamics Partner Community Blog and if you drop by the Microsoft Dynamics Community page you can then box yourself in even further as being part of a Role Tailored Community or Product Community and the concept begins to look a bit forced. If I were …

Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Dynamics AX 2012 R3 – To be generally available from 1st May 2014 following an online event on Thursday 10th April.   As Microsoft is looking to become the default ERP choice for many organisations so the focus is increasingly tailored towards the customer.   There are four key capabilities that are expected in R3   A)     E-Procurement: AX 2012 R3 should have improved management of Request for Quote, Request for Proposal and Request for Information and a new evaluation …

Advanced Computer Software buys Camberly based Consult CRM

Hot on the heels of ACS’ purchase of Compass Computer Consultants in February, Vin Murria’s ‘buy and build’ business has today acquired Microsoft Dynamics CRM practice, Consult CRM. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.   Camberley-based ConsultCRM provides a range of Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementation services to clients from a number of sectors including finance, professional services and construction. It should slot nicely into the Advanced Business Solutions business …

Road to Repeatability

In its race to capture the SME market and take market share from Sage Line 50, Exchequer and Pegasus, Microsoft has been working hard to encourage the Dynamics NAV community to participate in a programme called ‘Road to Repeatability’ or ‘R2R’.   The proposed aim of Road to Repeatability is to take advantage of the increasing commoditisation of ERP, encourage partners to create repeatable ‘out of the box’ offerings and rapidly increase the number of, preferably subscription-based, …