Microsoft Dynamics Community Speaks on Return to Office

We recently reached out to our network of Microsoft Dynamics professionals, veterans and newbies alike, to see what people’s thoughts are on returning to the office after Covid 19.  The results are now in and they might surprise you! Read down to find out what the Microsoft Dynamics community think about returning to the office.  The current switch to remote working A recent study by Microsoft shows total global video calls in Teams have grown by over 1,000 percent in the month …

Introducing Dynamics 365 Project Operations by Microsoft

Microsoft is launching a new application, Dynamics Project Operations, which will be available for 1st October 2020.  In a nutshell, the new service is a business-oriented take on project management, enabling users to generate quotes, track progress, allocate resources, and generate quotes.  Core functionality We don’t know exactly what separates Dynamics 365 Project Operations from some of the project management functionality in Office 365’s Power tools, but we do know the …

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How Many of These Productivity Apps Have you Downloaded?

Look down the list of productivity apps below. If any of these tools are unfamiliar, it might be worth giving them a go. You may wonder how you have got by without them.  If you try any of our recommendations out, let us know what you think. Also, a bit of a disclaimer: In this time of global difficulty, it can be hard to keep your productivity high, assuming that you’re lucky enough to currently in work.  Humans are not 100% productivity machines and a little bit of procrastination …

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Helping Our Network During COVID-19 at Conspicuous

Our team has put together a practical guide to help Dynamics professionals understand what to do with respect to their careers. Let us know how you and your colleagues are doing in the comments below. Stay where you are Normally, we’re very happy to assist candidates looking for new positions but in the current situation, we would recommend that if you have a job and it is not under threat, try and stay where you are.  If your company is financially stable and has work for you do …

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10 Practical Tips to Working from Home for the First Time

For those who are regulars at working from home, weathering this particular storm is going to be inconvenient, but for those who are new to working from home, the next few months are going to be a pretty significant shift. Here are some practical pieces of advice for those who are working from home for the very first time.   Wake up call Wake up at your regular time. Maintaining consistency is the aim of the game, and as soon as your boundaries start to slip, you’ll start to become lazy.  Some …

Microsoft rebrands Dynamics 365 Talent to Dynamics 365 Human Resources

Post-Christmas and the New Year is a time when many people take stock of their lives and look enthusiastically to the year ahead. They are often keen to start a new chapter in their working lives, are bored in their current roles, or have itchy feet and need a new challenge. It is also a time when organisations look to take on new employees and seek to improve their HR strategies. For companies that are keen on delivering solutions to create better workplaces in which both employees and businesses …

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Everything You Need to Know about the New Dynamics 365 Layout Update

At last year’s Microsoft Ignition event, Microsoft announced the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Layout update, a new mixed reality app that would allow users to design easily editable workspaces in the form of holograms in physical and virtual worlds. The app is called Layout, and recently, Microsoft has been busy making a range of technical improvements and by adding new features that make Layout more useful for their users.  What is Dynamics 365 Layout? Layout allows customers to bring physical …

How to negotiate the best possible deal from your job offer

When you start looking for a new job, it’s imperative that you carefully consider what you are looking for in terms of remuneration and package. You need to understand what your particular ‘non-negotiables’ are – the minimum package you are willing to accept. You should also be aware of how much someone in your position, with your skills and experience, can expect to be paid. Within the Dynamics 365 arena, there are constant salary surveys to guide you, but local and individual variants …

Getting your professional online profile noticed by recruiters

When you are in the market for a new job, it is essential that you have a professional online profile that showcases your skills and experience and it is vital that it’s in good shape. This is because your professional profile is one of the first things that potential recruiters will research and look at. There are various channels on which you can show your experience, skills, and expertise depending on your background and they include LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Click here for some more …

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What 5G Means for the Internet of Things

5G has already become a household name without it having even touched down yet. It is expected to be the driving force behind a number of technological advancements across a broad spectrum of industries and sectors, and according to an Ericsson survey, 92% of executives from 100 major telecom companies, globally, agree that 5G will pave the way for new emerging technologies.  The Internet of Things (IoT) is already well-established, feeding into the daily fabric of our lives, but with the …