Inflexibility

Why Inflexibility Is Bad Business Within Microsoft Dynamics 365 Recruitment

When you are leading the staffing process for your next Microsoft Dynamics 365 project, finding the right resource can be a real challenge. Whether you’re implementing a fully new system and starting from scratch, or you’re updating an existing system that’s a bit of a relic, executing a Dynamics 365 project is never a simple of straightforward task.  At Conspicuous, we see a lot of internal teams manage their Dynamics recruitment process well, but one of the key areas where the process …

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 You Find Your Next London Microsoft Dynamics 365 Resource

If you are a decision-maker in a business that is thinking about introducing a London Microsoft Dynamics solution, it can be challenging to know where to begin. With that in mind, we have produced a comprehensive guide to help you find the right resource for your London-based project.  Step one: Understanding the scope of your project The first thing on your agenda should be to work out the scope of your project as this will help you understand how much resource you’re going to require from an …

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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 be …

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Why Microsoft Dynamics 365 Is Everything You Need for Project Management

When your business gets past a certain stage, it is more than likely that you are going to need to employ a project management tool. Here, we explain why Microsoft Dynamics 365 contains everything you need to run smooth projects and keep your team on track. What is Microsoft Dynamics 365?  Microsoft’s enterprise solutions are currently going through a period of transformation in an effort to keep up with the needs of individuals, teams and businesses around the world. Most recently, Microsoft …

How to keep a Dynamics 365 implementation from stalling

Whatever the nature of the business, ERP systems, such as MS Dynamics 365 Business Central, are complex beasts and a challenge to implement. The whole process can take multiple months, even years, and will typically have a knock-on effect on other departments and systems not directly linked to the upgrade. A successful project can offer a business the opportunity to optimise its entire value chain as the technology can connect seamlessly with other systems. But, there are a lot of moving parts during …

When Coding is NOT the Solution (Dynamics 365 CE)

Developers are often tempted to start writing code to fix new problems as they are discovered.  However, in the Dynamics 365 CE world, this behaviour can often cause problems and add costs for the future.  While there are definitely times when writing code is necessary, let’s take a look at some important things to consider before writing your first line of code. Maintenance First, let’s tackle the issue of maintenance.  Remember this: every piece of code written becomes a maintenance point. …

Numbers

How recruiters are becoming number crunchers

“I am not a number! I am a free man!” cried Patrick McGoohan in cult 1960s TV programme The Prisoner. The technocracy that rules so much of modern life would likely disagree. Whether we like it or not, our lives are defined by numbers. Everyone who uses digital technology leaves a trail of data from which analysts can build a frighteningly accurate portrayal of their behaviours, their personality and even their most sensitive secrets. The recent furore over Cambridge Analytica has highlighted …

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When Is It Right to Take the Next Step in Your Dynamics 365 Career?

In any career, planning your next job move can be daunting. Careers in Dynamics 365 technology are no different. You have a clear idea of what route your resource planning software career will take and even a set end goal. At one time it was standard practice to work in just a few organisations over an entire career, but now the average person changes jobs between ten to fifteen times (with an average of 12 job moves) over their total career. For some, this ‘job-hopping’ is a way of progressing …

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 …