Microsoft Health

Is Microsoft Health going to be good for CRM?

At the end of October Microsoft launched a way to capture even greater detail on its (and your) customers than Microsoft Dynamics CRM: the Microsoft Health platform.  Designed to work with devices and services from leading fitness service providers such as Jawbone, MapMyFitness, and RunKeeper; Microsoft Health aims to become your ‘go to’ app when it comes to keeping track of your health and wellbeing. Small changes, big data Taken at an individual level, the potential of Microsoft Health …

Dynamics training

The Dynamics training drought

A while back, we discussed how people in the Dynamics industry – whether Partners or End users – are starting to become concerned with the level of resource on offer. Many believe this is a result of a Dynamics training drought. Where we left off… Previously, we suggested that Partners should take responsibility and to get the right training working to build their teams. However, after recent revelations and a number of conferences, we’ve learned that Microsoft is doing its damndest …

Microsoft’s tablet finally cracks the Surface

When Microsoft pitched the new Surface Pro 3 as a rival to the Macbook Air it not only raised a few eyebrows, it raised a few belly laughs too. But for the first time since its release in October 2012, the Surface has just recorded a quarterly profit. Even the biggest Apple devotee might be forced to take notice now. It would appear that pitching the SP3 as a laptop alternative, rather than fighting a losing battle against the consumer-popular iPad, actually proved to be a rather shrewd bit …

Elusive AX 7 assumptions

This year’s AXUG Summit has been and gone. There’s been relatively little chatter coming out of the Microsoft Dynamics development team about their next edition of AX, AX 7, previously codenamed “Rainier”. Here we’ll give you the low-down regarding all the information we’ve learnt over the past couple of weeks. What’s next for Dynamics AX professionals? AX 2012, first…   AX 2012 is set to receive some new additions this year that will to significantly improve …

CONV2014 update: AX and the Internet of Things

AX and the Internet of Things: At Conspicuous, part of our job is keeping up to date with the insanely-fast-moving world of Microsoft Dynamics, and that’s why we’re at the prestigious Convergence Conference held this year in Barcelona. Yesterday, in Kirill Tatarinov’s keynote speech we heard about the Internet of Things, and a little about the next phase for AX… The internet of yesteryear is well and truly gone The traditional idea of the internet as a system of interconnected machines …