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.
partners like Avanade , Tectura , and Columbus IT (see How Are the Market Leaders Navigating the World of Value-added Resellers? ). However, one fact about these consulting setups has been that they cannot really go to user companies and charge a hefty consulting fees to implement no-brainer solutions, which Microsoft tries to deliver via the Dynamics Client (i.e., via predefined role-based screens, KPIs, etc.). In any case, almost every vendor has to make further inroads into modifiability