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 …

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Partners: Three Key Considerations for Your Microsoft Dynamics Business

It is clear that the Microsoft Dynamics business is currently going from strength to strength. With more and more resources being poured into the tech by Microsoft, and increased sales due to improved user-experience and functionality, now is a great time to be focussing your business on Dynamics. There are a number of things that make establishing and growing a Microsoft Dynamics-focused business more complicated than it used to be. From the growth and prevailing dominance of the cloud and IoT …

5 Command Bar Customization Tips for Dynamics 365 Developers

Customizing Command Bars is often one of the first tasks a Dynamics 365 developer needs to learn how to do.  Here are a few tricks to keep in mind that will help you avoid costly mistakes in the future. Understand RibbonDiffXML Dynamics CE works by storing a standard model of the Command Bar in memory.  Any modifications made to the model are stored in an xml file called RibbonDiffXML.  (Called this because older versions of Dynamics CRM used Ribbons in place of Command Bars). Thus, this file …

Six dynamics 365 interview questions you need answers for

Six Dynamics 365 Interview Questions You Need Answers for

The interview process can be a nerve-wracking experience. The easiest way to counter this is to be fully prepared to answer any potential questions you may be asked in an interview. As expert Dynamics recruitment professionals we’ve heard many of the potential questions employers are likely to ask candidates, which is why we’ve collated a list of some questions frequently asked and the best responses to them. 1. What key skills make you suitable for this project? Dynamics 365 roles are recruited …

Dynamics 365 for Sales Becomes Smarter with Chatbots

At its Ignite event in Florida last week, Microsoft announced a suite of new features for Dynamics 365. One that peeked our interests is chatbots. Microsoft Ignite is an annual event for those working on Microsoft tech solutions to come together, share successful implementation stories and attend some of the 700+ sessions on offer. The event makes for the perfect place to reveal insight into new products and tools for Dynamics technologies, and Microsoft delivered a handful of newsworthy items …

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Five Reasons a Dynamics 365 Consultant Should Attend the Internet of Things World Forum 2017

The propagation of IoT devices across industries is Microsoft’s ‘anytime, anywhere’ agenda, fronted by Satya Nadella. Nadella has gone so far as to suggest that IoT integration should be labelled as the Forth Industrial Revolution. As an always on platform, Dynamics 365 has IoT at the front of its mind, enabling Dynamics developers to build products and services that are powered by the cloud and focus heavily on device-to-device and device-to-person communications. This year, the Internet …

Five reasons to choose Microsoft Dynamics 365

Five Reasons to Choose Microsoft Dynamics 365

Microsoft Dynamics 365 combines Microsoft’s ERP and CRM products, affording businesses an integrated productivity suite that takes advantage of the latest advances in machine learning and cloud streaming. With a modular pricing structure, it also saves organisations and individuals from sacrificing service quality in favour of budgets. But this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the many benefits of Dynamics 365. Here are five more key ones. 1. User-friendliness Outboarding an …

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Which Enterprise Application? Microsoft Dynamics Vs Microsoft SharePoint

Small and medium-sized businesses generally spend more of their money on IT than larger ones. An average small company spends 6.9% of revenue on IT, whilst midsized companies spend 4.1%. This is compared to larger companies who spent just 3.2% of revenue. Two of the most effective enterprise applications on the market today are Dynamics CRM and Microsoft SharePoint. Both built on Microsoft Windows, SQL Server, have the power to engage with most of Microsoft’s tools such as Lync and Office. If …

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Dynamics AX 2012 R3 to Cease New Licensing Deals

With the Spring 2017 release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations expected to launch on 1st July, Microsoft is expected to stop offering Dynamics AX 2012 R3 to new customers on that same date. With the corporation’s release of its on-premise version of Dynamics 365 for Operations, (Microsoft Dynamics for Operations Local Business Data), Microsoft is now looking to move away from its legacy products – instead offering D365 for Operations, which fulfils the same functionality and more. An …

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UK Gets Native Dynamics 365: Is Now the Time to Make the Leap?

Dynamics 365, Microsoft’s popular cloud business management CRM and ERP system has now been introduced to data centres across the UK. The news is significant for those UK businesses looking to increase their productivity and speed up their digital transformations. On UK shores Microsoft has announced that it has finally brought Dynamics 365 to its data centres throughout the UK. This brings the tech into line with the corporation’s other productivity-focused services such as Office 365 and …