Microsoft Power Platform cloud technology

Turn Today’s, “That’s the Way It Is,” Barriers into Tomorrow’s “That’s the Way It Was!” with Microsoft’s Power Platform

Have you ever been in a meeting and someone asks a really great question about why a process functions in a particular way; wondering if it could be more efficient, and the end response was: “Because – that’s how it is.” You might be short on budget, resources and/or internal programmers, so the conversation is…

Four Ways to Use Bookmarks in Microsoft Power BI

When reading a book, we often bookmark sections or pages that we want to return to later. In Microsoft Power BI, you can bookmark specific views of pages much like in a book. Bookmarks in Power BI allow users to capture the current view of a report page, including the state of slicers and visuals.…
Mobile workforce management with IoT

Transform Your Field Service Model from “Break-Fix” to “It’s Fixed” with IoT

IoT is a small acronym for a big network of connected devices — the Internet of Things. According to Gartner, there will be 20.4 billion IoT devices by 2020[i], including everything from smartphones, wearable devices, cars, appliances, machine components and almost anything else that has an Internet or Wi-Fi connection. These IoT devices have the…
Switch from on-premise to cloud ERP

Are Firms Really Ditching Traditional, On-premise ERP for Cloud-Based Systems?

The answer is an unequivocal Yes! A new generation of workers and buyers raised in a cloud-driven, mobile workplace are rewriting the playbook for services and project-driven companies. They expect better metrics, process automation and a genuine customer-centric experience. Still, over 70% of companies struggle with outdated business management solutions that are costly to maintain…
Project accounting solutions

Manage Project Performance with Modern Analytics

Is lack of visibility into real-time project status putting you at risk? Are low utilization rates and cost overruns impacting your profitability? What if you had a solution that helped you sell more projects and minimized non-billable work? Cloud-based analytics that draw from real-time, integrated, project accounting data can minimize risk. This is just one…
mants 2020 recap

Velosio’s Take on MANTS 2020: Optimism and Horticultural Software Mentioned Most

The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) celebrated the show’s 50th anniversary at the Baltimore Convention Center from January 8-10, 2020, with record attendance numbers — the highest in the past 12 years. Velosio had the honor of attending and exhibiting and enjoyed meeting with greenhouse growers, landscapers, farmers, and more. MANTS 2020 was excited to…
on premise to cloud erp benefits

The Softer Side of the Cloud: Three Benefits Beyond Tech

Moving critical business operations such as ERP or CRM to the Cloud is an important decision. To justify the change, you need a solid business case. When you calculate benefits such as increased security, elimination of data silos, and lower total cost of ownership, the value of the Cloud becomes clear. The great thing about…

Customizing the Schedule Board Filter for Project Service Automation

The Schedule Board in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Project Service Automation (PSA) is a great tool for finding resources to staff your projects. The filter on the left panel of the Schedule Board allows the user to filter the resources that appear. By default, the filter panel allows the user to filter based on eight different…