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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 …

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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Why It’s Right for Dynamics 365 Operations to Invest in on-premises Version

Congratulations to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations, which has reached its one-year anniversary as of March, having launched in 137 markets since March 2016. While Azure-only deployments have been the clear – and essentially, only – focus for the corporation since launch, Microsoft has now revealed that they will be expanding deployment options for businesses who are not yet ready to host their operations in the cloud, with a new local, on-premises version. With a year of experience …

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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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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, …

MasterCard Comes to Microsoft Dynamics AX

Microsoft has made the news this week by exclaiming that it will partner with the finance technology giant MasterCard. MasterCard has announced it will collaborate with Microsoft to bring ecommerce payments to Microsoft Dynamics users. Here we explore how this new collaboration will work, and how it will impact the Microsoft Dynamics service, and the businesses that use it. Simplifying E-Commerce Meet Simplify Commerce. This is a cloud-based technology suite powered by MasterCard. It offers a …

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How Microsoft Dynamics Is Changing Retail

We all know that retail is changing. Consumers now want to start their purchasing journey online at home, continue researching the product on the train into town, and then complete the purchase in-store. Combine that with the fact that shoppers now know as much as salespeople and it’s clear that retail now is pretty far from where it was even five years ago. Dynamics AX (alongside a broad range of Microsoft technologies like Azure and Power BI) has had a large part to play in this transformation. Introducing …

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Five Amazing Dynamics AX Jobs Currently Available with Conspicuous

It is an exciting time to be working in Dynamics AX jobs. The latest version has now been released as a cloud-hosted SaaS tool, marking an exciting new chapter for Microsoft’s flagship multi-national ERP product. We’re going to be writing all about what this new release means for Dynamics AX and Microsoft’s strategy in general, but for now, here are five of the most exciting AX roles on Conspicuous.com. These could be your chance to gain training in the new version of AX and be part of this …

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Everything You Need to Know about the Dynamics Technical Conference 2016

It’s time once more to start talking about Microsoft’s annual Dynamics technical conference, which this year will be held in Seattle. A Special Focus on Microsoft Dynamics AX With the general global release of Microsoft Dynamics AX on the horizon this year’s technical conference will revolve explicitly around AX7. Microsoft claims there are three central focusses of the conference. Guests can be expected to: Experience the anticipated release of Microsoft Dynamics AX and build …

Is Dynamics AX Moving Too Slowly for Retail?

With the NRF Retail’s Big Show happening this week in NYC, we thought it was time to ask whether Dynamics AX for Retail – Microsoft’s retail-focussed ERP solution – is really living up to its name. There has been a lot of buzz in recent months about Microsoft’s new, focussed and consolidated efforts to drag Dynamics AX into the 21st century. Even we were surprised by some of the ERP’s new features, which include Skype for Business conferencing with up to 10,000 live spectators. Pretty …