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How Business Management Software Links Departments Together

Posted by IES on Oct 1, 2015 11:03:16 AM

Like any company, you have multiple business systems that function to make their various departments work optimally. While these tools may do well in their own capacities, if they're not talking to each other, you may be losing out on potential revenue enhancement opportunities. A business management software can help substantially.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Business Solutions, Microsoft Dynamics Solutions, Business Systems

What Does CRM Software Do and Why Should Your Sales Team Be Using It?

Posted by IES on Sep 28, 2015 3:34:04 PM

You might have heard the term "CRM" thrown around in recent months or years. But exactly what does CRM software do? And why use a CRM software at all? This is a commonly used acronym for a business tool that many companies find they can't live without once they put it into place. Here, we'll explore the basics and benefits of CRM software so you can learn how your business may profit from such a system.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, CRM Software, CRM and Sales Team

B2B vs B2C and CRM for Business

Posted by IES on Sep 10, 2015 3:18:12 PM

CRM software is specialized to fit the needs of different industries and business models. It is most easily understood as business-to-business or business-to-customer software, but there are also platforms designed for nonprofit organizations and other entities. There are more robust versions tailored for large corporations and more basic versions for small businesses. A SaaS model is based on an online subscription instead of a company purchasing the software. In the content below, we'll go over CRM for business uses such as CRM in marketing, and sales forecasting software.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, CRM Software, B2B vs B2C, Microsoft Dynamics Solutions

What is CRM and Why Do I Need Sales Contact Management Software?

Posted by IES on Sep 8, 2015 11:16:00 AM

Any business that deals with many customers can benefit from Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, which is a kind of customer tracking software designed to manage customer profiles and communication. The database platform provides a wide range of functions from organizing customer information to automating sales. Below are more details on how this type of sales contact management software can help your business.

Technology Leaders

Microsoft, Salesforce and Oracle are the three main industry leaders in the CRM software industry. CRM is usually offered as a suite of tools that are integrated through one robust enterprise platform.

Main CRM Software Capabilities

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Business Solutions, CRM Software

Microsoft Dynamics For The Health Care Industry: 3D Bioprinting

Posted by IES on Aug 13, 2015 6:58:03 PM

Medical technology advances every day. New techniques and treatments offer greater potential for reversing the ravages of aging and disease than ever before. One such potential boon is found in the concept of 3D bioprinting.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics for the Health Care Industry, Microsoft Dynamics GP

3 Benefits Of A Microsoft Gold Partnership

Posted by IES on Aug 13, 2015 9:17:33 AM

With a Microsoft Gold Partnership, there are several core benefits that go hand-in-hand and are specifically designed to help businesses save time and money while building internal capabilities.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Microsoft Dynamics GP

Supply Chain Management Solutions With Microsoft Dynamics

Posted by IES on Jun 30, 2015 11:08:00 AM

Microsoft Dynamics is one of the most powerful names in enterprise resource planning (ERP). For business intelligence and reporting, Microsoft GP Business Intelligence provides the user with a number of powerful tools that help the user control supply chain management by reducing the number of synergistic issues associated with business organization in small and mid-sized businesses. The Dynamics brand incorporates a number of other pieces of software to form an integrated ERP and supply chain management solutions package: Microsoft Dynamics AX, GP, NAV, SL, C5, and CRM are all integrated within the software package to provide the best supply management controls to businesses of varying sizes.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Business Solutions

Microsoft Dynamics: Why Is Microsoft Upgrading Dynamics Again?

Posted by IES on Jun 24, 2015 11:05:00 AM

Anyone who knows business, knows that ERP systems are not just for large companies, but for small and medium-sized ones as well. Microsoft understands this very well, and that is why Microsoft Dynamics GP was created with the small to mid-size business in mind. The newest of the Microsoft Dynamics GP versions allows it to integrate with Azure in a more natural and instinctive way, which will allow business owners to increase their efficiency. That being said, Microsoft didn't stop there with the changes. In the content below, you'll learn more about the new Microsoft Dynamics versions and changes to accompany this update:

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Business Solutions

The Primary Tools Included With Microsoft GP

Posted by IES on Jun 11, 2015 10:57:00 AM

Microsoft Dynamics GP is intended for growing businesses. It is comprehensive and fully integrated with familiarity as a key quality. It helps companies manage all aspects of business. It is easy to use and comes with Microsoft’s reliable support. It improves productivity and overall success. The tools available can be implemented as they are needed. Below are the primary tools included with Microsoft GP.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Business Solutions

Microsoft Dynamics: CRM Outlook Integration & Other Big Changes

Posted by IES on Jun 4, 2015 10:48:00 AM

Because Apple has dominated the consumer market, Microsoft is working hard, doing everything it possibly can, to please the people who use its enterprise solutions. That is great news for us consumers. On that note, Microsoft Dynamics is taking another exciting step up in the field of mobile, including a new CRM Outlook integration app that allows you to use Outlook as a CRM. The blog E-Week recently shared this Microsoft quote, which is quite telling:

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Business Solutions