While SAP and Microsoft are concurrently partnering for certain initiatives, they are still dueling about who is bigger, better, smarter, whose user screens are prettier and more user-friendly, and so on. But the major question is whether the market and users are ultimately going to be better for it.
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a large multinational financial institution, manufacturing conglomerate, or a petrochemical company would opt for Microsoft Dynamics in favor of SAP Business suite merely on the basis of a more dazzling and familiar user screens. In fact, via the Industry Builder initiative, Microsoft has garnered a number of renowned ISV partners and industry solutions atop Dynamics AX. Granted, there have also been relationships with the large consultancies like Tata , Capgemini , BearingPoint , in addition to the