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What Is GDPR and What Does It Mean for CRM and Microsoft Dynamics 365?

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) constitutes a significant change to the EU privacy law established two decades ago. Read on to see what this means for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft 365. GDPR is rolling out on 25th May, at which time any organization found to be noncompliant will be punished with heavy fines. It’s therefore commercially vital for organizations to have GDPR in their headlights as the days count down. The purpose of the original Data Protection Directive …

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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 …

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How to Process Your UK Work Visa

According to a recent article in the Independent online, many in the UK tech industry are concerned about the future of the talent pipeline as a result of a potential “hard Brexit”. While Brexit negotiations are underway, for the meantime, Europeans are able to come and work in the UK without a visa. Meanwhile, finding the right role in Microsoft Dynamics is just the first step if you’re from outside Europe and require a visa to live and work in the UK. Here’s how to get your visa application …

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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 …

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500-Million-user Database Now Accessible to Dynamics 365 Users

Microsoft bought LinkedIn in December last year for $26billion, and now the company has introduced its first major integration. We’re looking forward to seeing how developers and others in the chain take advantage of this new integration. The corporation has taken the excellent step of connecting LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator tool to Dynamics 365, enabling salespeople to access its 500-million-user database. Empowering teams This means that sales teams across the world will now be empowered …

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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Just Graduated? Five Bourgeoning Tech Cities You Should Be Living in

Whether you graduated this year or last, you might be starting to think about where – or even if – you’re going to move to now that university has come to a close. Jobs in Dynamics can be found across the UK, as well as the rest of the world. So, with that in mind, here are the five UK cities with tech scenes that present fantastic work opportunities for new, hungry graduates. Cambridge While London is undoubtedly the tech centre of the UK for the foreseeable future, Cambridge is nipping …

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Microsoft Launches UK Digital Skills Programme

The UK has a long history of supporting technical talent through training and development programmes, as well as through apprenticeship schemes and higher and further education courses. At Conspicuous, we know all too well that candidates can’t be too well trained in the Dynamics world, with technologies evolving on an on-going basis. Ultimately, Dynamics professionals need to be prepared to work hard and stay ahead of the curve through training and development. Earlier this week, Microsoft …