6 ways to evaluate moving Microsoft Dynamics CRM to the cloud

http://msdynamicsworld.com/story/6-ways-evaluate-moving-microsoft-dynamics-crm-cloud?destination=node%2F120286   So you’ve been running Microsoft Dynamics CRM on-premise since, well, forever. But now you’re thinking about giving this whole cloud thing a try and moving to a cloud-based solution like CRM Online. Of course, you have a whole lot of questions, not the least of which is: Does a switch from Dynamics CRM on-premise to CRM Online (or another cloud option) make sense for my organization? Answering …

CRM adoption on the rise in central government

Tim Vernon, Optevia’s managing director, highlights the benefits central government can gain by deploying Dynamics CRM. What challenges does the UK Government face in 2014? The various departments and agencies within the UK government need to prioritise serving the public sector more efficiently and cost effectively. To do this, they need to foster increased communication between citizens and government departments, as well as to modify and optimise business and operational processes by …

Image is Everything in the Enterprise

So I’ve talked a little about Microsoft’s race for the bottom when it comes to NAV and what might be realistic to expect from a business that’s bent on world domination, but how does this work at the top? Microsoft’s always had a bit of an image problem when it comes to the FTSE 100; CIO’s didn’t (and some still don’t) want SQL in the datacentre and there’s still a hardcore of large enterprises favouring Blackberry over Windows Phone.  This is no different in the Dynamics space …

Microsoft: It’s Simple

It was nearly forty years ago that Microsoft’s “a computer on every desk in every home” vision statement appeared in print – and what a clean and simple statement it is.  It’s not always reported that it was followed by “running Microsoft software” (as you can hear in this Bill Gates interview here).    Since then there have been many changes in that vision statement, (none so memorable or so clear), but when you think about Microsoft’s intentions in the Dynamics marketplace, …

Crossing the Channel

As Microsoft’s quest for world domination continues it has a problem which is also one of its greatest assets: its channel.  Historically to be a Microsoft NAV partner meant to enjoy a close reciprocal relationship with the local Navision (and later Microsoft) office – some partners even managed to hold on to the same account manager for several years (yes, that did really happen!).    This was fantastic from a relationship perspective but providing this level of account management …

Maybank implements Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) is Southeast Asia’s fourth largest bank in terms of assets. It is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur and is Malaysia’s largest company in terms of market capitalisation. The Maybank Group has a global network of over 2,200 offices in 20 countries, including all 10 ASEAN countries. http://www.onwindows.com/Article/maybank-implements-microsoft-dynamics-crm-29785#.U5cgP_ldWKU Maybank processed contracts manually using different processes in each of its multinational …

Tectura Acquired by QuantiQ

QuantiQ Acquisitions Ltd (“QuantiQ”) has completed the purchase of Tectura (UK) Limited (“Tectura”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tectura Corporation. As part of move QuantiQ will commence an initiative to rebrand and accelerate the UK business through significant investment across the organisation. This will enable the firm to grow the existing Microsoft Dynamics AX and NAV practices, plus launch new ones around Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Cloud solutions. QuantiQ has recruited …