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The Dynamics NAV “Corfu” knowledge that will win you your next job

The next version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV- codenamed “Corfu” – is set for a late 2015 release. At TechDays 2014 back in November, Microsoft laid out its Dynamics NAV roadmap for 2015-17. Here are four key points about Dynamics NAV “Corfu” to impress an interviewer – or potential new colleague – with. 1. Three new core areas of improvement First, impress with knowledge of the three main things the NAV team are implementing in their late 2015 update. The first is workflow. At TechDays, …

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Microsoft Dynamics’ top 9 people, places and platforms

The Microsoft Dynamics community is full of influencers. With the Dynamics industry growing year on year, it looks like these influencers are going to become more and more important. So, who and what are the people, places and platforms that those in the Dynamics community should be up on? 1. Satya Nadella: Microsoft’s Chief Executive Office Satya became Microsoft’s Chief Executive Office in February 2014 after demonstrating extraordinary leadership in a number of roles within the company …

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Our 2015 Dynamics predictions

We’ve said goodbye to 2014, and we’ve sipped from our first glass of 2015 champagne. In that time, we’ve had chance to think about what’s going to emerge in the next 12 months for the world of Dynamics. Here are some of our 2015 Dynamics predictions. 1. Microsoft kick starts its own Dynamics CRM graduate boot camp If you ask Partners, they’ll tell you there’s always a drought of Dynamics ERP and CRM-qualified professionals. On 5th-9th January, Microsoft’s taking strides …

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The three S’s of recruitment advertisements

I was so struck by the news that 10,000 people responded to UK Paintball’s advertisement for a “Bullet Tester” that I had to go and have a look – what had made the recruitment ad so appealing?  Here’s what I found: A stand-out title If you’re going to recruit, you have to stand out.  From the job title itself, to the requirement that candidates have “a relatively high pain threshold” it attracted incredible attention that led to the ad being widely shared. Salary £40k proclaimed …

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Microsoft Dynamics 2014 year in review

2015 is here, so here at Conspicuous, we thought now would be a good time to take a look back at the last 12 months of Microsoft Dynamics. Whether you’re a UK Dynamics Partner or UK Dynamics End User, hopefully this retrospective helps clarify the major events, product launches and news stories from the last year. Here’s the last 12 months in the world of Microsoft Dynamics. Dynamics AX 2012 R3 released Made generally available on 1st May, AX 2013 R3 brought a number of new features to its …

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Tips for employee engagement

How’s the mood in your office right now?  Does Kevin have the post-festive blues? Is Sarah looking longingly at the empty boxes of mince pies? The first few weeks back after Christmas and the New Year can be disruptive as employees re-enter the world of work. So how do you keep employees connected when all they really want is to be back at home snacking on left-over turkey? For me, it’s about employee engagement and where previously I reflected on what causes employees to leave (thank you …