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A Microsoft Dynamics 365 Cloud Strategy for Awesome Success

If you’re gearing up for a Dynamics 365 cloud migration, you already know what you stand to gain from a successful implementation. Cloud ERPs represent an opportunity to break away from the limitations of traditional on-prem solutions. Think–fragmented systems, poor visibility, security issues, and growth constraints. Like any digital transformation project, your Microsoft Dynamics ERP…
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Dynamics 365 Implementation Best Practices

According to Microsoft, integrating all front and back-end business processes and systems into one platform takes anywhere from six months to two years. And that’s assuming everything goes as planned. Several factors — size, sector, customizations, and condition of your data–determine the cost, complexity, and duration of the implementation process. All this makes it difficult…
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Guidance for Selecting the Right Dynamics 365 Product

Selecting the right Dynamics 365 product begins with a choice between its two ERP solutions. There’s Business Central, or BC, Microsoft’s all-in-one, SMB-friendly ERP. Then there’s the enterprise pick, Finance & Operations, or F&O, which adds advanced features and AI enhancements to the BC suite. It’s made to support large teams with complex financial and…

Reasons Why You Should Upgrade to Dynamics 365

Even if you believe your on-premises solution works “just fine,” it could be holding you back. Upgrading to D365 unlocks a long list of benefits you won’t get from your on-prem solution. We’re talking real-time data, predictive insights, plus cost-savings and an easier way to manage end-to-end operations. Whether it’s making remote work nearly impossible,…
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What is Microsoft Dynamics 365?

ERPs aren’t new. They’ve long been used to manage and integrate the front and back-office activities that create value, serve customers, and keep lights on and systems online. Historically, ERP systems were these huge, monolithic platforms. They were hosted on-premises and didn’t talk to other systems, making it impossible to make decisions in context. Think–…
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Top Reasons Microsoft Dynamics Upgrades Fail

There are many Dynamics 365 upgrade issues that can cause a migration to fail. Unruly, inaccurate datasets. A lack of internal knowledge or the technical skills needed to realize the promise of the new system. Migrating old, complex customizations. The list goes on. However, most Microsoft Dynamics issues can be avoided with proper planning and…
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Upgrading from Microsoft Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365

You’ve probably heard the news: Microsoft is ending support for Dynamics AX as of October 2021—meaning, right now, a lot of organizations are scrambling to migrate their on-prem ERP to a new cloud-based system. On the surface, Dynamics 365 has a lot in common with its predecessor. Both solutions help enterprises organize & unify data,…
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Migrating to Dynamics 365 in the Cloud from On-Premise

The cloud hardly feels disruptive in an era dominated by AI and big data. After all, migrating from on-premises hosting to the cloud has been an urgent matter for years—a critical first step in any digital transformation journey. COVID has further solidified the cloud’s place in the IT stack. We’ve seen organizations scramble to meet…
Microsoft Dynamics AX comparison

A Practical Comparison Between Microsoft Dynamics AX and Dynamics 365

You may have heard—Microsoft Dynamics AX is officially retiring—prompting many on-premises customers to transition to Dynamics Finance & Operations in the cloud. Sure, AX and D365 cover many of the same features and functions—finance, procurement, manufacturing—but AX migrants will find that a lot has changed. The biggest difference between the two platforms comes down to…