Five reasons to choose Microsoft Dynamics 365

Five Reasons to Choose Microsoft Dynamics 365

Microsoft Dynamics 365 combines Microsoft’s ERP and CRM products, affording businesses an integrated productivity suite that takes advantage of the latest advances in machine learning and cloud streaming. With a modular pricing structure, it also saves organisations and individuals from sacrificing service quality in favour of budgets. But this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the many benefits of Dynamics 365. Here are five more key ones. 1. User-friendliness Outboarding an entire …

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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Microsoft’s Vision for 2017

In recent weeks, we’ve spoken a lot about Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the trends specific to Dynamics and productivity. With Christmas and the new year on the horizon, however, we wanted to pull out a little bit and explore the landscape a little more broadly, looking at the big picture of what Microsoft have in store. Here, we look at some of the core aspects of Microsoft’s plans for 2017 and beyond. Instant data visualisation Microsoft has invested heavily in its plans for data visualisation …

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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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Microsoft Dynamics 365: Available 1st November, Cheaper Than Salesforce

At this year’s Dynamics UG Summit, Microsoft has announced more concrete details about its all in one CRM and ERP solution, Dynamics 365. They have revealed that it would be available for release on 1st November, and that it would, in effect, start a price war with Salesforce by offering more flexible pricing than on offer in the traditional CRM marketplace. A new era? With Dynamics 365, Microsoft is aiming to usher in a new era of business agility to help boost productivity and performance. On …

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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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HP Ditches Salesforce for Dynamics CRM

In a move seen as significant for those with any level of knowledge of the CRM industry, HP Inc. has dealt a blow to CRM giant Salesforce by choosing Microsoft Dynamics as its cloud solution for sales functionality. The details While the financial details are non-existent (currently privately held by both Microsoft and HP), a 6-year deal has been struck, meaning that Microsoft will now be the exclusive provider of CRM for the technology company. According to HP COO Jon Flaxman, the organisation …

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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, …

Dynamics CRM & ERP: What Does 2016 Look Like?

Microsoft might be busy explaining to the world how they are helping Christmas tree vendors sell more trees using Dynamics CRM, but here at Conspicuous, we’re eagerly looking ahead to 2016 to see where Dynamics CRM and ERP solutions might be heading. Of course, most of the job has been done for us. There have been plenty of fantastic reveals this year that produce a picture of a Microsoft Dynamics suite that is geared towards customer UX, UI and scalability. All we really need to do is piece …