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Integrated Innovation in Microsoft Dynamics NAV
As one of the very early adopters of Microsoft products and technologies, Microsoft Dynamics NAV continues to use Microsoft products and technologies to help

focus microsoft dynamics nav  other systems, they can focus on differentiating themselves and developing unique solutions with a lower total cost of ownership. Microsoft Dynamics NAV has developed Microsoft Dynamics NAV Rapid Implementation Methodology which utilizes Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project. These are templates that help partners rapidly implement standard industry solutions boosting partner productivity and decreasing customer totalcost- of-ownership. Figure 5 The setup of Microsoft Dynamics NAV Rapid Implementation

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Quote-to-Order (Q2O) Systems

Quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions (sometimes known as configure, price, and quote or CPQ) enable manufacturers to mobilize their mass customization initiatives. These systems can reduce time-consuming quoting and ordering processes, decrease unit costs, and lower sales costs. Q2O suites can further help enterprises increase sales effectiveness across all channels. These solutions help companies that sell complex products and services shift their focus to customer-facing sales and service issues. 

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Managing Process Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX


Some firms rely on out-of-the box functionality to help reduce risk, minimize custom development, and increase predictability of successful implementation usage. This book simplifies explanations in order to understand the functionality related to operations and supply chain management in process manufacturing.

focus microsoft dynamics nav  AX books.  Given the focus on operational and supply chain management aspects of running a business, the book contents do not attempt to address many other important aspects of system usage. For example, it does not explain the integrated applications for accounting, human resources, and customer relationship management, nor does it explain role-centered pages, alerts, and customization capabilities.   The book builds on several years of the author’s prior research and field experience with several Read More

Microsoft Dynamics: ERP as a Platform


As ERP becomes more and more of a commodity, vendors are faced with the challenge of delivering an affordable core offering by delivering just the right mix of “standard” back-office capabilities and the vertical-specific capabilities demanded by the customers they serve. In light of this reality, some vendors have positioned themselves as best-of-breed ERP vendors that serve certain key verticals

focus microsoft dynamics nav  the globe, is to focus on key industry sectors to strengthen their core ERP offering, and to allow its ecosystem of partners to serve those vertical and microvertical demands.  In the case of the Dynamics NAV product line, Microsoft has selected the following industries to build solid horizontal functionality: manufacturing, retail, distribution, professional services, and public sector. In addition to its ERP core, Microsoft’s strategy is focused on what it terms a “RoleTailored” developer Read More

The (NA)Vision of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series went through the first three generations of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV product, which at the time was called Navision and was owned by the formerly independent namesake company. How has new parent Microsoft treated the product since acquiring it in 2002? Well, ongoing feedback from customers, partners, and market observers shows that Microsoft Dynamics NAV

focus microsoft dynamics nav  as well as a focus on fast implementations to minimize disruptions to customers’ businesses. These core principles have long defined former Navision’s success and have been carried forward at Microsoft from the Navision 3.0 release on. Life within Microsoft Dynamics Of course, it was only logical to expect that the new powerhouse owner would try to leverage its renowned technology stack, possibly with an expected spin (or even reality) of potential customer benefits. The first product’s release Read More

The (NA)Vision of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 - Part 3


Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series went through the five previous generations of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision) product. In late 2008, at the European Microsoft Convergence user conference, attendees saw the sixth major release of the product, dubbed Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009. The product’s subsequent launch in the US was in February 2009 (the replay can be seen here). But

focus microsoft dynamics nav  approach enables them to focus on their tasks and organize their time in the way that works best for their company . Of course, users can still elect to use the “classic” NAV user interface (UI ), where they will need to be familiar with the navigational routes, shortcuts, etc. The role-based UI was implemented with shared controls and gadgets, and delivered for basically all of the Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP ) products after introducing it and testing first in Microsoft Read More

Microsoft Dynamics CRM: Much More Than Meets the Eye - Part 3


Part 1 of this series discussed the current upbeat state of affairs of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, as one of the three best-performing products within the entire Microsoft Corporation of late. In a nutshell, during 2009, the product grew notably and surpassed one million licensed users. Microsoft’s customer relationship management (CRM) offering has become attractive to companies

focus microsoft dynamics nav  and where it could focus its resources and investment.  In this economic environment, the “simplify your service experience” and “right-size your service costs” strategies are applicable to just about every business. These strategies are something that speaks to process optimization once analytics are applied to the customer base and customer processes.” Conduct an organizational redesign. “While organizational redesign is an option for every business, it is up to the business to understand Read More

Eckler Industries Selects Microsoft Dynamics AX and JunctionMCR


Eckler Industries, Inc., a provider of parts and accessories for classic cars, has selected Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and JunctionMCR to support its multichannel retail growth strategy. Eckler’s selected Junction Solutions for its extensive implementation expertise in the retail market, as well as the deep industry expertise of its consultants.

focus microsoft dynamics nav  Industries Selects Microsoft Dynamics AX and JunctionMCR Eckler Industries, Inc. , a provider of parts and accessories for classic cars, has selected Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and JunctionMCR to support its multichannel retail growth strategy. Eckler offers more than 300,000 products through its catalogs, Web sites, and three retail showrooms and distribution centers.   Eckler’s selected Junction Solutions for its extensive implementation expertise in the retail market, as well as the deep Read More

Microsoft Gets Close to Another ASP


Microsoft has invested $10 million in Application Service Provider Corio. Initially, Corio will host Microsoft products based on the Windows DNA platform.

focus microsoft dynamics nav  Gets Close to Another ASP Event Summary Corio, a privately held application service provider, announced that Microsoft has invested $10 million as part of a strategic partnership arrangement. Corio and Microsoft are still discussing which Microsoft applications Corio will offer. Initially, such Windows DNA based products as Windows 2000, SQL 7.0, IIS and other BackOffice products will be hosted. Corio will also offer development tools like Visual InterDev and COM+, MTS, MSMQ and others. The two Read More

Microsoft TECHED 2013: Microsoft Expands Services for Enterprise IT


As part of its TECHED 2013 event in New Orleans, Microsoft has announced offerings to address the new needs of enterprise IT. On its path towards being cloud-first, Microsoft is releasing new offerings to enhance its cloud, data management, and application development services, as well as launching a new release of its flagship Windows product. Microsoft Cloud, hybrid and versatile With regard

focus microsoft dynamics nav  TECHED 2013: Microsoft Expands Services for Enterprise IT As part of its TECHED 2013 event in New Orleans , Microsoft has announced offerings to address the new needs of enterprise IT. On its path towards being  cloud-first , Microsoft is releasing new offerings to enhance its cloud, data management, and application development services, as well as launching a new release of its flagship Windows product. Microsoft Cloud, hybrid and versatile With regard to server and cloud offerings, Read More

Does Microsoft Have Something Against 64-Bit Processors?


More cracks appear in the Wintel duolith, as Linux appears to be the first OS “ready for prime time” on Intel’s 64-bit “Itanium” processor. Despite Microsoft’s statements to the contrary, Linux may also be the only 64-bit OS on Itanium for awhile.

focus microsoft dynamics nav  Microsoft Have Something Against 64-Bit Processors? Event Summary February 16, 2000 [Sm@rt Reseller & ZDNet News] Linux: Itanium's Great 64-Bit Hope? Microsoft now is expecting Whistler Beta 2 to be its first IA-64 offering. Through a strange set of converging circumstances, Linux could end up as the preeminent operating system for Intel's 64-bit Itanium chip, due in the second half of this year. Microsoft is holding to the party line that it will have a 64-bit Windows release ready to ship once Intel Read More

Microsoft Convergence 2003 portrayed an Enterprise Solutions crossroad!


Microsoft Convergence 2003 provided a perfect learning experience to appreciate the overall Microsoft Business solutions and the directions that Microsoft intends to take. To that end the word 'convergence' was not an element of pure fate but rather a portrayal of integration between Microsoft back and front office applications. The only discordance with this depiction we felt was the way Microsoft plans to enhance its product definition through a large number of independent software vendors (ISV).

focus microsoft dynamics nav  This year the conference focused on the convergence of Microsoft business solutions and the launch of both Microsoft CRM application and Microsoft Business Portal . Both products leverage the Microsoft .NET Framework and extensively integrate with Microsoft Business Solutions-Great Plains and Microsoft Business Solutions-Solomon business applications. Microsoft is aiming at a true single-source for business information and processes. The emphasis at Microsoft Business Solutions conference was to Read More

Dynamics GP Case Study: Angie's List


Angie's List, a source for ratings and reviews on contractors and doctors, selected Microsoft Dynamics GP to replace its existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. The solution has continued to evolve as the business needs have grown.

focus microsoft dynamics nav  GP Case Study: Angie's List Angie's List, a source for ratings and reviews on contractors and doctors, selected Microsoft Dynamics GP to replace its existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. The solution has continued to evolve as the business needs have grown. Read More

Microsoft Hopes to Win Over Consumer Privacy Advocates


Microsoft aims to assist users understand privacy issues by embedding privacy agents into its web browser

focus microsoft dynamics nav  Hopes to Win Over Consumer Privacy Advocates Event Summary By announcing a beta version of several privacy and cookie management features, Microsoft responded to recent news stories against online advertisers and other parties who obtain aggregate data through clickstream technologies. In Microsoft's new browser privacy model, before reporting through any cookie, Microsoft's browser will tell the user what type of cookie. It also can be customized to request further permission before proceeding Read More

Fixing Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0


April is the cruelest month for operating system security holes. Red Hat posted a fix within six hours, but Microsoft leaves us… still waiting!

focus microsoft dynamics nav  Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0 Fixing Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0 C. McNulty - May 9, 2000 Event Summary On 25 April 2000, MSNBC reported that Internet Security Solutions had identified a security back door in Red Hat Linux 6.2. The backdoor involves an extra , but undocumented, administrative password that allows users to run rogue programs on a Red Hat server via a Web-based administrator's interface. To its credit, Red Hat responded and posted a fix within six hours Read More

Microsoft Dynamics AX: The Chosen One Among Microsoft Dynamics ERP Equals? - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series positioned all four Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) product lines and concluded that Microsoft Dynamics AX [evaluate this product] has been selected as the ace in the Dynamics ERP lineup and a global “platform” player in selected industries. In other words, the product has been providing an industry-enabling layer upon which certified partners can

focus microsoft dynamics nav  will also be in focus, as to provide global corporations a tier-one-like “Administrative ERP” solution (and not necessarily only a divisional or ‘Operational ERP” product, as discussed in Part 2 ). Software plus services  will be another major theme, whereby multi-channel commerce and payment services and Microsoft's  Azure Services Platform -based Web storefront (sites) capabilities will be enabled in the cloud. For more information, see  a recent interview with Kees Hertogh, Director, Read More