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Dynamics 365 vs Dynamics Business Central: Which to Choose

Posted by IES on Sep 25, 2018 12:09:00 PM

The newest member of Microsoft Dynamics 365 family is called Dynamics 365 Business Central, which is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform designed for the small to mid-sized business. It can get confusing because Dynamics Business Central is essentially the successor of Dynamics NAV. Microsoft has also rebranded, tweaked, and issued new versions for their middle-market ERP platform, including:

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Topics: Dynamics 365, Dynamics NAV, Business Central

Tips for a Smooth Dynamics 365 Implementation

Posted by IES on Sep 20, 2018 11:21:00 AM

Rolling out any new software requires planning and finesse. Dynamics 365 implementation is a tricky process no matter the size of your business. That’s because this sophisticated software could impact many areas of your business. Dynamics 365 migrations are particularly tricky at the enterprise-level, as the rollout could encompass dozens of corporate departments. But having a process in place for Dynamics 365 implementation is important even for a small business.

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Topics: Dynamics 365

The Best SaaS ERP Solutions for Small Businesses

Posted by IES on Sep 18, 2018 1:24:53 PM

Understanding whether your small business needs an ERP is the first step. If you’ve done due diligence on enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms, you already understand the efficiency and cost savings they can bring to any business. Small business owners are increasingly adopting these sophisticated platforms because they’ve become less cost prohibitive under the newer cloud-driven software as a service (SaaS) subscription models.

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Topics: ERP, Small Business, SaaS ERP

Dynamics 365 Business Central Partners – Why You Need One

Posted by IES on Aug 31, 2018 9:31:00 AM

If you’re planning on transitioning from your legacy accounting platform to Dynamics 365 Business Central, this post is for you. We’ll look at how the migration can be easy – but you’ll need the right tools to make it happen.

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Topics: Dynamics 365, Business Central

Grow Faster With ERP Software for Small Business

Posted by IES on Aug 30, 2018 9:48:00 AM

One of the questions we’re asked by small to mid-sized business clients is why they should consider investing in enterprise resource planning software. The chief question seems to stem from the idea that ERP software is overkill for such the small company. But here’s the rub; small businesses often teeter on the edge of insolvency; Small Business Trends says more than 50% of all small companies fail in their first four years. We believe any software that helps these ventures achieve competitive advantage during this treacherous time is a necessity.

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Topics: ERP, Small Business

What Makes a good ERP experience?

Posted by IES on Aug 29, 2018 10:52:00 AM

The 2017 Report on ERP Systems and Enterprise Software surveyed organizations on their ERP experience to determine best practices that could be utilized by others in their implementation journey. Here are some statistics that will give you a sense of how often the transition to ERP can go poorly:

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Topics: ERP

What Are the Keys to a Successful ERP System Implementation?

Posted by IES on Aug 28, 2018 8:28:00 AM

“ERP systems are essential to enterprise operations. Yet this core organizational workhorse may not get as much attention as your other systems. That’s a mistake, as significant opportunities to improve cash flow and reduce risk await those who attend to the health of their enterprise resource planning systems.”


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Topics: ERP

How the SharePoint Cloud is Changing Everything

Posted by IES on Aug 27, 2018 9:39:00 AM

There are benefits to the SharePoint cloud that traditional on-premise applications can’t compete with. This article will examine how the latest Microsoft SharePoint architecture in the cloud will benefit your business, changing the way we manage teams and organize projects.

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Topics: Sharepoint, SharePoint Cloud

ERP vs. CRM: Understanding the Differences Between the Two

Posted by IES on Aug 24, 2018 1:47:50 PM

Companies that haven’t invested in business profitability and productivity tools like an ERP platform or a CRM will likely have no idea of the differences between these two powerhouse types of software. To start understanding ERP vs. CRM, we must first define the acronyms: 

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Topics: CRM, ERP

Types of ERP Systems and How To Choose Between Them

Posted by IES on Aug 2, 2018 10:50:00 AM

The types of ERP systems on the market today can be confusing. This post will help you pick the right one for your business.

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Topics: ERP