Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

A look into the world of Microsoft Dynamics.

What Are the Benefits of Having a Microsoft Dynamics Partner?

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Feb 7, 2023 10:00:00 AM

To call the Microsoft Dynamics ecosystem vast is an understatement. The good thing is that something there can benefit every organization, from small start-ups to large enterprises. Trying to navigate the legacy and new features of Microsoft Dynamics can quickly become overwhelming. That’s where it helps to have a Microsoft Dynamics partner by your side, helping you navigate what’s available so that you can make the right choices for your business.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics

Microsoft Dynamics GP vs Microsoft Dynamics SL: Which Solution is Best?

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Jan 31, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems give organizations a way to centralize the information held by their company. That makes it easier for various business areas to set up reports, tap into essential data, improve productivity, and lower operational costs. Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics SL are popular ERP systems that many small and medium-sized (SMB) companies use.

If you’re new to ERP systems or considering transitioning from another ERP, it helps to have a solid understanding of each platform's offerings. We’ll look at the capabilities of both ERPs and what they can do to help your business.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics GP

Why Is Microsoft Dynamics 365 Better Than Salesforce?

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Jan 24, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Salesforce remains the clear market leader in CRM sales, controlling nearly 24% of the overall market in 2021. While Microsoft Dynamics 365 has some ground to make up, there’s no question that the platform has a solid reputation for robustness and efficiency.

 While it’s hard to find a one-size-fits-all CRM solution for every company, Dynamics 365 has put a lot of work into making its software-as-a-service (SaaS) CRM adaptable to businesses of all sizes in every industry, from smaller startups to large enterprises. Let’s look at Salesforce vs. Dynamics to give you a better sense of the benefits offered by both platforms.

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Topics: Dynamics 365

Cloud ERP vs. On-Premises ERP: What's Better for Your Organization?

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Jan 19, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Today’s businesses face pressure to remain competitive in an ever-changing landscape. Data is a crucial asset for companies shifting to a digital environment. With information flowing back and forth from different channels, companies need technology capable of integrating data into a centralized platform. That’s led to an explosion in the use of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. One big question enterprises work to answer is whether to go with a cloud ERP vs. an on-premises setup.

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Topics: ERP

Top 7 Uses for Dynamics 365 for Sales

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Jan 17, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Today’s sales teams are swamped with managing different processes, data, and repetitive tasks. Overseeing it all is nearly possible without the right tools. Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales gives salespeople everything they need to improve customer relationships, track accounts, manage contacts, and close deals. Below are some ways businesses are leveraging the powerful capabilities of Dynamics 365 for Sales.

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Topics: Dynamics 365

Why Microsoft Dynamics is the Best Cloud ERP for Small Business

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Jan 12, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Businesses need software capable of helping them adapt to an increasingly online environment. While on-premises tools still have their place, many companies are looking for technology capable of helping them achieve a complete digital transformation. Microsoft anticipated this shift years ago. It’s the main reason they moved many of their popular enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools over to the cloud. The Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform is thought by many to be the best ERP for small business solutions.
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Topics: Cloud Based ERP

How to Upgrade to Dynamics 365

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Jan 10, 2023 10:00:00 AM

You may be considering an upgrade from Dynamics AX 2012 or 2013 to Dynamics 365 Business Central or another Dynamics product because of end-of-life support. There’s a lot of complexity involved in moving forward from AX 2012. It’s why many organizations turn to partners like Internet eBusiness Solutions (IES) to assist with the different phases involved.

With so many variables in everything from the database to the backing code, it helps to have the eye of an experienced professional evaluating the potential issues that might arise during your upgrade to Dynamics 365 Business Central.

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5-Step Guide to Dynamics ERP Implementation

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Jan 5, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Enterprise resource planning software (ERP) helps organizations seeking to automate standard business processes and achieve better performance from employees. Dynamics ERP lets organizations create a single source system for information tied to operations, commerce, supply chain functions, manufacturing, and finance.

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Topics: Dynamics ERP

How to Make a Dynamics 365 Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Jan 3, 2023 10:00:00 AM

When disaster strikes, the last thing you want is for your company to lose all the information stored in your Dynamics 365 instance. You need a disaster and backup recovery plan to ensure you retain your data and get your business back up and running quickly. Investing in a robust Dynamics 365 Backup and Disaster Recovery plan protects data and keeps you from losing valuable business information. Let’s look at how you can implement a cloud disaster recovery plan for Microsoft Dynamics 365.

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Topics: Dynamics 365

How to Use Microsoft Dynamics CRM in the Retail Industry

Posted by Alanna Friedberg on Dec 22, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Retailers today need the ability to adapt to changes, whether driven by supply chain challenges or shifts in consumer behavior. However, many still rely on outdated technology that doesn’t help the complexity of modern commerce. Consumers today expect flexibility around how and where they make purchases. Accomplishing that means finding optimal retail CRM software that scales as a business grows.

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Topics: Dynamics CRM