Microsoft FY21

Microsoft FY21 – A Winning Year for Velosio

As a long-standing member of the Microsoft Partner Ecosystem, this time of year, Microsoft’s fiscal New Year, has been a time to both reflect and re-energize for the year ahead.  And while I am not what you would consider a blogger, this year, I am truly humbled by Velosio’s accomplishments and as Microsoft Inspire 2021…
Benefits of Migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365

Migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365

Despite advanced features and granular reporting tools, Microsoft GP is held back by its infrastructure. Users miss out on the benefits offered by tools like Power BI, built-in automations, Power Apps, and a unified data ecosystem. Benefits that are readily available in the cloud. Microsoft Dynamics GP is a specialized accounting suite—not a complete ERP…
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Migrating from Dynamics SL to Dynamics 365

Microsoft Dynamics SL has served project and service-based SMBs for 40+ years. In a lot of ways, it’s still a solid product–made to address the unique challenges consulting firms, construction companies, and professional service orgs face day-to-day. Inside, you’ll find a suite of modules for things like project accounting, supply chain management, and complex financials.…
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An Overview of Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services

Per Microsoft, Lifecycle Services (LCS) improves quality & predictability of F&O implementations. It’s designed to provide the right information to the right people at the right time. Inside, you’ll find a suite of tools to help you manage, monitor, and upgrade F&O, identify known issues, and provide access to external partners and collaborators. In this…
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A Guide to Security in Dynamics 365 ERP

According to CIO’s 2021 Tech Priorities Poll, 65% of IT decision-makers say they plan to ramp up cybersecurity spending within the next year. The data also found that 21% plan to upgrade their current security stack during that same timeframe. That’s more than planned upgrades in any other category–including analytics, CX, and collaboration tools. Investments…
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A Comprehensive Overview of Microsoft Dynamics ERP

ERPs are traditionally associated with supply chain management tasks—managing inventory, production schedules, suppliers, fleets, and so on. And yeah, ERPs do deal with all those things—but they can also do a whole lot more. At its core, an ERP is a shared database for managing resources—which covers an expansive list of business activities including project…
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Dynamics 365 Implementation Project Plan Template

While there’s no official consensus on the exact percentage, experts agree that more than half of all ERP implementations end in failure. McKinsey estimates around 70% fail, while Gartner gives a range–between 55% and 75%. If you’re looking for more tangible flops, you can check out CIO’s list of 16 famous ERP failures. We’re not…

Digital Transformation with Dynamics 365

Cloud-based ERPs like Dynamics 365 are at the heart of any digital transformation. They provide the flexibility and baked-in intelligence needed to bring transformations to life. See, legacy systems have become a barrier to digital transformation. They lack the integration capabilities you’ll find in the cloud. This creates silos between teams—making it hard to align…
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Difference Between Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365

Microsoft Dynamics NAV–formerly Navision–has been in the ERP game since the early 1980s. NAV began as a suite of accounting tools, originally developed by a Danish company and acquired by Microsoft in 2002. After two decades and countless upgrades, NAV is a flexible system that can adapt to a variety of industries and use cases.…
Difference between dynamics 365 and dynamics gp

Difference Between Dynamics GP and Dynamics 365

If you’re a Dynamics GP user, perhaps you’ve heard rumors that Microsoft will drop support by 2025. While Microsoft has yet to confirm an official end-of-life plan for Great Plains, its eventual retirement is an inevitability. And, as it stands, GP users don’t have access to the latest features & enhancements already available in Dynamics…
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Dynamics 365 Modules Buyers Guide

Microsoft Dynamics is often described as a cloud-based system that combines ERP and CRM solutions into a single, all-in-one solution. And yeah, that’s technically true. But, it doesn’t represent the whole picture. See, the real value of Microsoft Dynamics lies in its modularity. Instead of forcing companies to choose a one-size-fits-all plan, users can choose…