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Integrating Dynamics 365 and QuickBooks

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Oct 4, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Small and medium-sized companies are always looking for ways to access the latest technology to help them stay competitive against larger market rivals. QuickBooks and Dynamics 365 are two popular tools used for financial management and reporting. A Dynamics 365 integration with QuickBooks lets you access the strengths of both solutions within a single platform.

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Using Dynamics 365 for Contract Management

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Sep 27, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Contract management is an essential function for many businesses. However, setting up, negotiating, and finalizing the terms of an agreement can become complicated very quickly. It helps to handle contract management using Dynamics 365. While you might be familiar with Microsoft Dynamics’ ERP and CRM capabilities, it’s also possible to set up a D365 contract management solution capable of handling contract creation, approvals, and management. Admins can also integrate Dynamics 365 with third-party contract management platforms.

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How Microsoft Dynamics NAV Helps the Food Industry

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Sep 20, 2022 10:15:00 AM

Most people don’t spare a second thought about how the food they purchase at a supermarket or restaurant makes its way in front of them. Moving items from farms and factories to someone’s table takes a lot of planning and logistics. Platforms like Microsoft Dynamics NAV help food manufacturers track each process step in an organized and efficient manner. The competitiveness of the food and beverage industry makes it essential that companies have software capable of handling issues like fluctuating profit margins, strict compliance regulations, and high demand for customer service.

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Microsoft Dynamics GP vs. NetSuite vs. Sage: How Do They Compare?

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Sep 13, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Many new companies start out using entry-level accounting software to manage their operations. As they grow and expand, enterprises need something more robust to meet the challenges and demands of today’s business environment. Software platforms like Microsoft Dynamics GP, Oracle NetSuite, or Sage Intacct help promote efficiency and help companies streamline business operations. We’ll look at each to help you compare the benefits of Microsoft Dynamics GP vs. NetSuite or Sage vs. Microsoft Dynamics.

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How to Use Dynamics 365 With Azure Blob Storage

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Sep 6, 2022 10:15:00 AM

Azure Storage Blob is cloud-based storage provided by Microsoft. It’s typically used by organizations needing to store and retrieve Binary Large Objects (BLOBs) or files. Users can allow customers to review unstructured data using Rest-based object storage. Dynamics365 now offers a way for users to store and retrieve attachments with Microsoft Azure Blob.

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Step By Step Guide to Dynamics 365 & Azure Integration

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Aug 30, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Fusing Dynamics 365 and Azure into one platform expands the capabilities of your cloud ERP and CRM solutions. Azure is a cloud service platform that provides data storage along with Software-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, and Platform-as-a-Service models. Leveraging that power alongside Dynamics 365 applications helps mid-market companies build better customer relationships. The combo also empowers workers by making it easier to collaborate on projects designed to move company objectives forward.

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Using D365 Supply Chain Management for Sourcing and Procurement

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Aug 23, 2022 10:00:00 AM

With supply chain constraints affecting everyone, it’s more important than ever for organizations to have a reliable ERP to maintain stability. Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management helps companies stay abreast in a competitive marketplace where things can change instantly. You can figure out ways to lower costs and increase profitability while gaining a 360-degree view of your operations. In addition to traditional supply chain processes, you can use Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management for sourcing and procurement functions.

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A Guide to Setting Up Dynamics GP SmartList Security

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Aug 16, 2022 10:15:00 AM

One of the benefits of setting up a Dynamics GP instance is that you receive access to the SmartList Builder (SLB) reporting tool. Users receive out-of-the-box pre-made reports that pull from tables within Dynamics GP. Let’s look at how to set up Dynamics GP SmartList security for various SmartList functions.

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Dynamics 365 Enterprise vs. Professional: Which Should You Use?

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Aug 9, 2022 10:30:00 AM

The biggest question most companies have when they start considering investing in Dynamics 365 is which version works best for them. Microsoft offers Professional and Enterprise licensing options for the platform. How do you know whether you need Dynamics 365 Enterprise vs. Professional? Let’s look at the capabilities of each to help you with your decision.

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Dynamics 365 Business Central vs. Dynamics GP

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Aug 2, 2022 10:15:00 AM

Enterprise resource management (ERP) platforms offer a lot of benefits. They help you boost efficiency among your workforce and provide better customer experiences. Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) and Dynamics 365 Business Central are popular among small and medium-sized businesses looking to stay competitive with larger enterprises. It helps to understand what each platform offers as you consider whether to go with Dynamics 365 Business Central vs. GP.

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Topics: Business Central