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 …

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 …

Dynamics 365 for Sales Becomes Smarter with Chatbots

At its Ignite event in Florida last week, Microsoft announced a suite of new features for Dynamics 365. One that peeked our interests is chatbots. Microsoft Ignite is an annual event for those working on Microsoft tech solutions to come together, share successful implementation stories and attend some of the 700+ sessions on offer. The event makes for the perfect place to reveal insight into new products and tools for Dynamics technologies, and Microsoft delivered a handful of newsworthy items …

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Five Reasons a Dynamics 365 Consultant Should Attend the Internet of Things World Forum 2017

The propagation of IoT devices across industries is Microsoft’s ‘anytime, anywhere’ agenda, fronted by Satya Nadella. Nadella has gone so far as to suggest that IoT integration should be labelled as the Forth Industrial Revolution. As an always on platform, Dynamics 365 has IoT at the front of its mind, enabling Dynamics developers to build products and services that are powered by the cloud and focus heavily on device-to-device and device-to-person communications. This year, the Internet …

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 …

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Which Enterprise Application? Microsoft Dynamics Vs Microsoft SharePoint

Small and medium-sized businesses generally spend more of their money on IT than larger ones. An average small company spends 6.9% of revenue on IT, whilst midsized companies spend 4.1%. This is compared to larger companies who spent just 3.2% of revenue. Two of the most effective enterprise applications on the market today are Dynamics CRM and Microsoft SharePoint. Both built on Microsoft Windows, SQL Server, have the power to engage with most of Microsoft’s tools such as Lync and Office. If …

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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 …

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500-Million-user Database Now Accessible to Dynamics 365 Users

Microsoft bought LinkedIn in December last year for $26billion, and now the company has introduced its first major integration. We’re looking forward to seeing how developers and others in the chain take advantage of this new integration. The corporation has taken the excellent step of connecting LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator tool to Dynamics 365, enabling salespeople to access its 500-million-user database. Empowering teams This means that sales teams across the world will now be empowered …

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 …

Dynamics 365 reshaping platform implementation

How Dynamics 365 Is Reshaping Platform Implementation

Through more modular, digestible pricing, and a reshaping of their training and platform infrastructure, Microsoft is making it easier than ever for end-users to get the platform they need – regardless of the niche. Here we explore what this means for end-users, partners, and Dynamics professionals. It’s less about consulting; more about niche In the past, Microsoft has relied on a large network of specialist partners to help prove the case of and sell Dynamics AX, NAV and Dynamics CRM to end-users. …