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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How Microsoft Dynamics Powered the Election

With the presidential election process now over, the US is starting to heal and move forward. Unsurprisingly, technology played a large part in this election cycle, with reports that Facebook’s advertised news posts might have had an impact on the election result, amongst other things! It’s also clear that CRM, ERP and other cloud productivity technologies were used to empower voters, candidates and parties on the road to the 2016 result. According to Fred Humphries, Microsoft’s corporate …

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Marketeers Rejoice: Dynamics CRM to Integrate with Campaign Monitor

Dynamics CRM has a long, fruitful history of integration with email technologies such as MailChimp. However, it was only recently that Microsoft Dynamics took its first steps towards a full integrated solution for Campaign Monitor – another preferred email marketing solution for marketers. Introducing Campaign Monitor for Microsoft Dynamics Having just announced the new partnership with Campaign Monitor, marketers are already looking at ways to integrate this with their Microsoft Dynamics CRM. …

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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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What Makes The AXUG Summit 16 Worth Travelling for?

This year’s premier user-led educational event for Dynamics AX professionals, AXUG 16, will be held in Tampa, Florida on October 11-14th. There are plenty of other AX-focussed conferences and user events throughout the calendar, so what makes the AXUG Summit worth travelling for? 1. Networking with experts According to AXUG Summit board member Paul Martin, connections are as essential to the AXUG experience as education. While the primary function of the user group has always been learning, …

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2020 and the Explosion of the Internet of Things

We all know that the future of the web is, as Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella says, ‘anywhere, anytime’. One of the big concept ideas helping to realise this is the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT has been dubbed “the next Industrial Revolution” by some people because of the way it will change the way people live, work, entertain, and travel, as well as how governments and businesses interact with the world. A smart revolution It is a way of describing a universe in which objects we interact …

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KPMG Proclaims Microsoft Dynamics a Full Spectrum CRM

Microsoft has just released its 2016 Spring Wave Release for Dynamics CRM. According to CRM Partner KPMG, it “takes Microsoft’s vision of having one single platform to manage all touchpoints of business relationships one step further.” Spring Wave revealed The update itself is a full product upgrade which covers the entire suite of customer service functionality – “from your traditional washing machine repair person to agent assisted service in a centralised call centre and even self-service …

How Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise Mission Is Transforming Dynamics GP

Microsoft is a company driven forward by two core areas of its business: cloud and enterprise (C + E). Here, we explore how Dynamics GP – one of Microsoft’s core ERP technologies – is transforming as a result of this focus. The march towards C + E In the Dynamics arena, this has meant that the most recent iteration of Microsoft’s premium CRM solution, Dynamics CRM, has come with productivity integration out of the box. For example, Power BI for Office 365 cloud service works with Microsoft …

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Why You Need to Combine Your CRM and Dynamics ERP

If you are a Dynamics End User, there are plenty of situations where integrating your ERP and CRM system will help to simplify your pipeline and reduce your operational costs. This might mean hiring a Dynamics professional who specialises in technology integration or working with a Partner who can deliver both CRM and ERP, but the cost associated to this investment in resource will be hugely outweighed by the value of the products they create. Here are five reasons why you should consider implementing …

Are Sector-Specific CRM Solutions the Future?

One of the biggest challenges for the CRM industry is getting the attention of key business decision-makers in organisations where purchasing or developing a CRM might be the logical next step, but might not be the number one priority. Here we discuss whether sector-specific CRM solutions might be a fix of this issue. The Known Benefits The CRM industry is by no means in trouble. In fact, the opposite. The known benefits of implementation of a CRM are well documented: increased sales workflow …