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The Best Reasons to Start Your Microsoft Dynamics Job Hunt in the New Year

It’s very easy to let the new year ring in and go by without making any changes in your professional life, but in the world of Microsoft Dynamics, those who make changes are those that get ahead. We’re always on the look out for new Dynamics resource to improve the fortunes of our clients’ project goals, so if you feel stuck in a rut, make the ringing in of 2019 an excuse to make a change.  If you need a little bit of inspiration to get you on your path to that great new job, here …

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2018: The Year Dynamics 365 Got Serious

Looking back at 2018 in Microsoft Dynamics 365 can make you miss a breath. It’s been a long year, with events in—and outside—tech taking place you wouldn’t always believe…. That said, for Dynamics 365, 2018 has been a year of maturity, of new features, and new outsider considerations. Here’s our year-end round up of events for Dynamics 365 professionals.  Version 9.0 In the first part of 2018, we saw the Online upgrades to Dynamics 3565 v9.0. This meant that multi-select option …

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Microsoft Presents the Future at Future Decoded

At the start of this month was Microsoft’s premier event for all things productivity, Future Decoded. Hosted at the ExCel centre in London each year, it’s an excellent source of Dynamics-related news, and this year there were in-depth labs on PowerApps, Flow and Dynamics 365. Here are five things we learnt from the event that will shape the future for all Microsoft Dynamics professionals.   1. Tech intensity Staya Nadella, Microsoft’s enigmatic leader has not historically been afraid …

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How to On-board Your Next Microsoft Dynamics 365 Professional

If you are a Microsoft Dynamics 365 professional working in the US, what are the best on-boarding experiences you have ever had? They always stick out in your memory because generally speaking, the majority of businesses don’t actually make that many changes to their new recruit process. So whether you are looking to attract new temporary or full-time Dynamics professionals working in the US, it might be a good time to step back, take a look at your recruitment process and make some changes.  …

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Dynamics 365 Gets New Release Cadence

Microsoft has announced a new update schedule for Dynamics 365. Dynamics 365 now has a new programme of updates that sees them delivered to End Users and Partners on a twice-annual cadence. This new update schedule means that they will be delivered in April and October, offering new capabilities and functionality in more substantial, predictably timed chunks. According to Mo Osborne, Corporate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Business Applications Engineering, “these updates will …

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Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge: Computing in 2025

One of the best things about working in the Microsoft Dynamics arena is that what we do is becoming ubiquitous. Here we explore computing in 2025, and suggest how that is going to impact Microsoft Dynamics roles.   Where we are Four years ago, when Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s new CEO, came onto the scene, the company—and indeed the world—looked remarkably different. Computing was something you did locally on your device, and the work you did stayed on your device until you wanted …

When Coding IS the Solution (Dynamics 365 CE)

Last post, we looked at reasons why it is important to consider other options before starting to write code.  However, sometimes there is no other way to solve a problem then by rolling up your sleeves and coding a solution. The main advantage of code is its ability to solve almost any problem.  Microsoft and third party developers have done an excellent job of designing tools that allow power-users and citizen developers to make changes to 365 without needing to code, but they haven’t thought …

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Dutch Government Successfully Converts to Microsoft Dynamics CRM

To help improve their recruitment and career management of senior civil servants, the Dutch government has replaced their existing CRM solution with Dynamics CRM after understanding that their old system was incapable of integrating the new features they would require. The project took six months to fully implement, but Dynamics CRM is now running all recruitment operations and driving the acquisition of new talent in the government. More functionality According to  Bram de Klerck, director …

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Microsoft Dynamics 365: Market Disruptor

Dynamics 365 is Microsoft’s new combined CRM and ERP solution. Currently, there’s no official price and details are sparse. That said, at Conspicuous, we wanted to provide our audience with a comprehensive round up of everything we already know. One thing’s for sure: Dynamics 365 is set to be a market disruptor. Background While Microsoft’s ERP solutions: AX, GP and NAV have always been competitive, with large audiences, their current CRM offering, Dynamics CRM has struggled, with just …

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Important Advice for Microsoft Dynamics Contractors

Dynamics skills are in high demand with Dynamics CRM, AX and NAV solutions increasingly vital to how thousands of businesses operate. When you’re in such a great industry it can be easy to lose focus on the day-to-day things that makes contracting a success. Here are some advice to help you avoid some common contracting pitfalls.  1. Your Career Path It’s always tempting to take roles that looks similar to ones you’ve done before. But with Dynamics technology constantly evolving …