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ERP for Small Business – Do You Really Need It?

Posted by IES on May 15, 2018 9:13:00 AM

Is your business too small for an ERP? You already know that enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is particularly important to mid- to enterprise level organizations. In most of these ventures, an ERP can serve as the heart and nerve center of these organizations. Companies use ERP for everything from backend billing to front-end sales.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics ERP

Top 10 ERP Software Features

Posted by IES on Apr 5, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software has democratized data analytics and the visualization of that data for businesses of all sizes. Traditionally, tools that tracked the minutia that lead to profit or loss were primarily used by enterprise-level organizations that could afford the technology teams to cull data and run these kinds of reports. But advances in technology and the rise of the software-as-a-service (SaaS) subscription model has made it so that even start-ups can utilize these tools.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Dynamics ERP

Does My Business Need ERP Training?

Posted by IES on Dec 28, 2017 8:37:00 AM

Let’s cut right to the chase in this blog; yes, your business needs ERP training. In fact, it’s likely that you’ll never reap the full benefits of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software without it. That’s because ERP software is one of the most sophisticated digital tools in the marketplace today.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics ERP

ERP Implementation Tips

Posted by IES on Dec 14, 2017 8:22:00 AM

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is some of the most complicated on the market. Even with loads of design-friendly tricks and intelligent interfaces, the best ERP platform can be difficult to deploy without lots of training and support. 

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics ERP

ERP Software Comparison – Features to Look for in the Best ERP

Posted by IES on Nov 21, 2017 9:35:00 AM

The enterprise resource planning (ERP) software market is now worth more than $82 billion globally. Companies are dependent upon this software, which collates a number of business systems under one integrated dashboard. The complexities of today’s business markets make using ERP software an imperative for 2018, especially mid-market to enterprise level companies seeking a 360-view of operations and sales.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Dynamics ERP

ERP Software Solutions – Intro to Microsoft Dynamics

Posted by IES on Nov 3, 2017 8:41:00 AM

Today, business moves at the speed of the cloud. That means companies that don’t have a handle on the big picture will quickly fall behind. If the productivity tools you use to run your business are separate silos, it’s likely that you will not have an efficient way to analyze information like sales or inventory trends and respond appropriately to improve the bottom line.

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Topics: Dynamics ERP, Microsoft Dynamics ERP

Dynamics ERP Trends and Outlook 2017

Posted by IES on Sep 20, 2017 8:04:00 AM

Cloud computing has changed everything. It’s allowed smaller businesses access to the same tools enterprise organizations had been using for competitive advantage.

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Topics: Cloud, Microsoft Dynamics ERP

Microsoft Dynamics ERP Adapts to the LinkedIn Acquisition

Posted by IES on Mar 16, 2017 6:16:22 PM

Microsoft acquired LinkedIn, the social media networking tool for business professionals, in December 2016. The $26 billion deal was received as good news; analysts say the move brought together the number one name in office software with the top professional networking site in the world. Most agree there were clear benefits for both companies.

 Let’s review some of the practical implications of the merger, including how Microsoft Dynamics ERP customers will likely benefit from the interoperability of these two industry icons.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Dynamics ERP, LinkedIn