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Microsoft Throws .NET At SMEs, With CRM As Bait
While Microsoft might be honest today with its claims of staying away from the true enterprise-level CRM applications space, no one can be sure that its

microsoft navision knowledge base  Summary On February 26, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced it would deliver Microsoft Customer Relationship Management (MS CRM) , the first Microsoft business solution built on its .NET platform later this year, possibly as early as October. The move is Microsoft's latest aim at the business application market for small enterprises, a market it ultimately plans to dominate. Accessible from Microsoft Outlook and the Web, MS CRM is devised to enable small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to build

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Microsoft Dynamics AX: The Chosen One Among Microsoft Dynamics ERP Equals? - Part 1


I have no reason to doubt Kirill Tatarinov, thus far the longest-standing corporate VP of Microsoft Business Solutions, when he keeps reassuring the market by stating that “Microsoft equitably loves all of its children.” Indeed, the Microsoft Dynamics division and its staffers are careful not to reveal any individual enterprise resource planning (ERP) product results

microsoft navision knowledge base  the ace in the Microsoft Dynamics ERP rotation (to use a baseball analogy). Shortly after the 2002 acquisition of Navision ( which also included former Damgaard ’s Axapta product, the predecessor of Microsoft Dynamics AX ) and the  late-2000 acquisition of Great Plains (which also included Solomon , Microsoft Dynamics SL ’s predecessor ) there were some obvious demarcation lines between the four ERP products.  Namely, Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains) is a broad-based and compact ERP Read More

Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions Part 3: Challenges


MBS is both a threat and an opportunity for the most nimble vendors, and mid-market CRM vendors might have acquired another lease of life extension in the medium term to redefine their value proposition, especially given that some have recently secured new funds and/or found solace in a partnership with IBM.

microsoft navision knowledge base  has also long earned. Microsoft had long signed a deal with CRM vendors Onyx and Pivotal Software, and has recently announced its CRM software. MBS Axapta, however, offers native CRM, on top of its alliance with Siebel (see Siebel Has Done It Again - This Time with Navision ). Enter former Great Plains' partnership deals with the CRM leader Siebel Systems, e-procurement vendor Clarus, ERP vendor Kewill, and supply chain vendor Logility (for more information, see Siebel: Great Plans for Great Plains , Read More

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Since a 'one-size-fits-all' product is still not quite a viable possibility, almost every product can win provided a certain set of requirements. The Catch 22 for both buyers and vendors/VARs is to pinpoint the right opportunity in this ongoing 'dating game'. An RFP/RFI selection process can streamline the initial phase of an ERP selection process while addressing many of the buyer's vital questions.

microsoft navision knowledge base  Microsoft Great Plains eEnterprise Microsoft Great Plains Solomon IV Navision Attain Navision Axapta (Formerly Damgaard Axapta) Oracle Oracle Applications QAD MFG/PRO Ramco e.Applications Relevant Business Systems INFIMACS II ROI Systems MANAGE 2000 SAP mySAP.com Syspro IMPACT Encore To accommodate different needs and/or budgets, TEC offers different options for accessing the TEC KB's content at http://webtess2.technologyevaluation.com : To access one selected vendor's data for a week: $250 To access Read More

Scala and Microsoft Become (Not So) Strange CRM Bedfellows


The Scala and Microsoft alliance in the CRM arena has merits of mutual benefits, particularly in the short to medium term, but due to vacillating motives of the participants that compete in the other enterprise applications fields, will it last? For the time being, Microsoft will likely be content to help Scala attack or keep the satellite divisions of its bigger competitors, particularly those of their common rival - SAP.

microsoft navision knowledge base  in the fold, i.e., Microsoft CRM, MBS Navision , and MBS Axapta's sales and marketing modules (used mostly in Europe) into a single product, but there is no clear date in sight for this unification. However, until Microsoft fully integrates it with its multiple ERP products, MS CRM will remain merely a CRM product with a compelling interface and an enhancements roadmap. Further, given Microsoft's proverbial prominence within and huge benefits from the law of big numbers and the economy of scale Read More

What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000


SQL Server 2000, the next major release of SQL Server 7, is Microsoft’s SQL 7 release of its database both re-architected and re-written. Microsoft has high hopes for the latest version in a market that was worth $8 Billion in 1999, an 18% increase over 1998. What remains to be seen is whether it will attract customers not already using SQL Server.

microsoft navision knowledge base  New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 M. Reed - June 21, 2000 Product Background In 1987, Sybase released the SQL Server database management system on the UNIX platform. The product was ported to IBM OS/2 by Microsoft, Sybase, and Ashton-Tate (of DBase fame) in 1988-89. Ashton-Tate dropped out of the consortium in 1990. Between 1991 and 1993, Microsoft and IBM divorced in the OS/2 arena, and SQL Server 4.2 for Windows NT and the Windows NT 3.1 operating system Read More

Messaging: Lotus Notes Domino R5 vs. Microsoft Exchange 5.5


This note compares the two leading collaborative messaging systems, Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange, in the areas of functionality, technology, cost, service, support, corporate viability, and corporate strategy.

microsoft navision knowledge base  Notes Domino R5 vs. Microsoft Exchange 5.5 Overview The subject of this note is the never-ending question within collaborative messaging, What's better, Notes or Exchange? Generally, this question is answered from an emotional perspective, based entirely on the specific administrator's and/or end users comfort level. There is no one correct answer, both messaging servers excel in specific areas and pale in others. The contents of this note will pit the two systems against each other in six specific Read More

Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision


This is a reprint of the summary chapter from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision by Dr. Scott Hamilton.

microsoft navision knowledge base  Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision Introduction The starting point of the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision is that supply chain management requires effective use of an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Its central theme focuses on using Microsoft Navision for managing supply chain activities in manufacturers and distributors. Its target audience includes those individuals implementing or considering Microsoft Navision as their ERP system. The book Read More

Microsoft at NRF 2014


At the National Retail Federation (NRF) 2014 annual convention, Microsoft Corp. showcased the latest release of Microsoft Dynamics for Retail. The release featured innovation in mobile commerce, catalog, and call center sales, as well as advanced operations for warehousing, transportation, and logistics management.

microsoft navision knowledge base  (NRF) 2014 annual convention, Microsoft Corp. showcased the latest release of Microsoft Dynamics for Retail . The release featured innovation in mobile commerce, catalog, and call center sales, as well as advanced operations for warehousing, transportation, and logistics management. Businesses such as Ashley Furniture Industries, Delta Air Lines , and Jean Coutu Group were also featured as ones delivering amazing experiences to their customers via a true underlying omni-channel commerce engine. Read More

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Expands to New Markets


Microsoft has announced the expansion of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online to 17 new markets. With Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online expanding to several Latin American countries, it will run within Microsoft’s datacenter located in Brazil.

microsoft navision knowledge base  Expands to New Markets Microsoft has announced the expansion of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online to 17 new markets. This cloud customer relationship management (CRM) product expansion delivers on the promise of Microsoft Cloud for Business and makes the service available to countries such as Argentina, Uruguay, Egypt, Taiwan, South Africa, among others.   With Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online expanding to several Latin American countries, it will run within Microsoft’s datacenter located in Brazil. Read More

Microsoft Releases Dynamics CRM Sales Productivity Solution


Microsoft announces a new Sales Productivity solution, an integrated product combining Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Professional with Office 365 and Power BI. The new tool will enable sales people to increase their productivity—allowing them to work across their enterprise and with partners and customers directly.

microsoft navision knowledge base  CRM Sales Productivity Solution Microsoft recently announced a new Sales Productivity solution that combines Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Professional with Office 365 and Power BI . This cloud solution gives sales professionals popular productivity tools integrated with business applications, enabling them to do and achieve more during their workdays. It also shows Microsoft Dynamics’ focus on continuous innovation for delivering concrete solution roadmaps in addition to roadmaps for individual Read More

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Microsoft Business Solutions (NASDAQ: MSFT), which includes the businesses of Great Plains, Microsoft bCentral, and Navision a/s, offers a range of business applications for small and mid-market businesses. Microsoft Business Solutions applications can help automate end-to-end business processes across the following areas. Financials Distribution Project accounting Electronic commerce Human resources (HR) and payroll Manufacturing Supply chain management (SCM) Business intelligence (BI) Sales and marketing management Customer service and support

microsoft navision knowledge base  businesses of Great Plains, Microsoft bCentral, and Navision a/s, offers a range of business applications for small and mid-market businesses. Microsoft Business Solutions applications can help automate end-to-end business processes across the following areas. Financials Distribution Project accounting Electronic commerce Human resources (HR) and payroll Manufacturing Supply chain management (SCM) Business intelligence (BI) Sales and marketing management Customer service and support Read More

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microsoft navision knowledge base  project for Microsoft Dynamics AX Advanced Projects® is an enterprise project and portfolio management (EPPM) solution for Microsoft Dynamics AX that manages both the operational and the administrative components of the project lifecycle. Advanced Projects focuses on the following project disciplines: project management project resource management project billing project costing project analytics project portfolio analytics project collaboration project supply chain Adeaca Corp focuses Read More

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Stalled Navision + Mixed Bag Damgaard = Satisfactory NavisionDamgaard


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