From gatekeeper to innovator: the transformational effect of digital finance with Dynamics 365

A few months ago, the Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group, part of the mighty property group that owns the world’s tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa, said it had chosen to adopt Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations in the cloud as its new back-office ERP system. “We are transforming our business model through digitisation that would take us to the next level in providing world-class service to our guests,” said Olivier Harnisch, chief executive officer of Emaar Hospitality Group. “In …

How Will the Snap Election Impact the Digital Sector in the UK?

How Will the Snap Election Impact the Digital Sector in the UK?

The office was a hum of activity on the Tuesday morning after Easter when the Prime Minister announced that there would be a snap general election on 8th June. That election has now been voted on in Parliament, and the motion has been carried by 522 votes to 13. These events bring an uncertainty to a world that is already relatively uncertain – with the global political and economic landscape perhaps more fractured than it has been in recent memory. Here we examine some of the consequences the …

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The Digital Transformation Is Here

Last week we spoke about how excited we were for Microsoft Envision, the company’s premier Dynamics-focussed event, held – historically – on 4th-6th April under the name ‘Convergence’. Now, the event is winding to a close and the big message of the event is clear: digital transformation is happening right now and it’s happening everywhere. The key message of the digital transformation On Monday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told business leaders, influencers and CIOs that there were …

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New Dynamics CRM Features on the Way

Good news sales directors and retail managers! Microsoft have announced a host of new features for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016. CRM 2016 was released online at the start of December last year. But it has since emerged that users can now expect a raft of new tools to use as the new year goes on. Here’s what you CRM users have to look forward to. Mobile Marketing You know those annoying texts you get from people like O2, your local council and energy provider? Your company can now be one …

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Dynamics CRM and Salesforce: The Battle for CRM Crown

There has been some really big Microsoft Dynamics news recently. First, we all witnessed the shocking news that Microsoft’s Corporate VP has stepped down at Microsoft and is heading over to Microsoft’s largest competitors, Salesforce, as their Chief Analytics Officer. It’s a unique time for Dynamics CRM and Salesforce. Second, Microsoft is making clear that they are ramping up their ERP solutions, which – for the first time – starting with Dynamics AX, will be cloud-first. The final …

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Video Tips

Top 5 Microsoft Dynamics CRM Video Tips & Tutorials

When working Microsoft Dynamics jobs, it’s always smart to keep on top of functionality, whether this means finding more efficient ways to cover the basics, or learning some advanced Microsoft Dynamics CRM Video Tips. That’s why we’ve sifted through hours of YouTube videos to bring you, the dynamics professional, the internet’s best Microsoft Dynamics CRM tutorials. 1. Create Competitors Don’t worry – this doesn’t mean making life harder for business! A key feature of Dynamics …

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Where the Cloud and Dynamics CRM collide

If you’re in a Dynamics CRM job, one thing that should be at the forefront of your mind should be how Microsoft is bringing together its suite of Dynamics platforms with its cloud service, Azure. Here, we examine how Dynamics CRM, in particular, has emerged as a fully integrated platform, giving Dynamics developers limitless, unbounded options for the solutions they are implementing for end-users. Infinite computation Cloud gives developers the off-board processing power they need to …

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The best emerging sectors for Dynamics CRM jobs

If you’re looking for Microsoft Dynamics CRM jobs, it’s wise to have a working knowledge of the various sectors CRM plays a role in. At Conspicuous, we spend much of our time finding candidates their ideal CRM roles, along with finding end-users in a wide variety of verticals the perfect resource. As a Dynamics CRM professional, here are just some of the emerging industries you may want to consider. Retail One of the most common new places that CRM is being implemented is the retail environment. …

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The five essential things you need on your Microsoft Dynamics CV

If you’re a Dynamics professional searching for a Microsoft Dynamics job, you need to make sure you have a comprehensive knowledge of the industry you’re searching for work in. Here’s a list of the five most essential things you need on your Microsoft Dynamics CV when you go looking for a UK Dynamics job this year. ‘Corfu’ and ‘Rainier’ mean something to you Having a thorough working knowledge of existing Dynamics NAV, AX and CRM are of course essential if you’re looking for …

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UK public sector puts citizens first with Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Dynamics CRM partner Optevia has recently started working with two public sector companies in the UK, helping them to deliver an experience that focuses on the customer, and streamlines workflow. A faulty system The first of the two companies is the Supreme Court (UKSC). Paul Brigland, Head of IT Services and Departmental Records Officer at the Supreme Court explains: “between 2009 and 2013 our IT infrastructure and the applications running on it were not fully fit for purpose.  He …