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 …

A New Year… is it time for a new Dynamics 365 job?

January is traditionally a month when we take stock of our lives and review our career goals. Perhaps you are stuck in a job that doesn’t challenge you or perhaps you’re feeling that now is the time to expand on your experience and take the next step on the career ladder? If you are keen for a career change and want to find your dream Dynamics 365 job in 2020, this article may help you to prepare for that change. Consider your career goals Take some time to look back at the career …

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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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Microsoft Wins $10bn U.S. Defense Department Contract, Beating Amazon

Microsoft wins $10bn U.S. Defense Department contract. In a confidence boosting move for Microsoft, the company has been awarded the U.S. Defense Department mega contract for public cloud resources, beating out the market leader Amazon Web Services.  Announced by the Pentagon, the contract, known as JEDI, was awarded to Microsoft following a rigorous evaluation process, of which a Microsoft spokesperson said “For over 40 years, Microsoft has delivered innovative, proven and secure technologies …

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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 …

Microsoft Dynamics 365’s new AI-driven insight applications for Retailers

In 2019, Microsoft launched a number of new AI-driven insights for Dynamics 365 and if you are not yet aware of them, read on… Dynamics 365 Commerce, and Dynamics 365 Connected Store – have been designed specifically for use by retailers, and they allow businesses to harness the benefits and reality of AI to transform the retail experience. The way in which customers shop is changing and shopping has become something that can be done anytime and anywhere, because of the ease in which …

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How can Dynamics 365’s new digital messaging offer enhance omnichannel customer engagement this Black Friday?

You cannot fail to be aware that once again, Black Friday and Cyber Monday will soon be upon us. What was once a day of discounts in the lead up to Christmas has now turned into an almost two-week long retail phenomenon, offering blanket discounted offers to customers, both in store and online. According to IMRG, the amount spent on UK online retail sites alone on Black Friday reached £1.39bn in 2017 (up 11.7% from the previous year). Organisations this year will therefore be looking to …

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