Dynamics 365 Spring Update Boasts More Value and Features for Users

April 5th, 2018|

Microsoft’s highly anticipated Dynamics 365 Spring update is now available, and the new feature set makes this upgrade worthwhile. There are some particularly useful and productive tools in the update that can quickly create ROI and should be considered as a business decision. In this brief, we explore some of the new features that stand out. One [...]

7 Sound Reasons to Count on AlfaPeople for Your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Implementation

March 7th, 2018|

By now, you probably have a good sense of the advantages Microsoft Dynamics 365 offers for digital transformation of your business. Your challenge is implementing those advantages as quickly as practical and achieving peak performance as efficiently as possible. That is where the value of AlfaPeople insights and hands-on Dynamics 365 implementation experience create opportunities [...]

6 Reasons to Fall in Love with Microsoft Dynamics 365

February 28th, 2018|

Of all the variables to consider when evaluating an enterprise IT solution – hardware, software, maintenance, support, and cost – Microsoft Dynamics 365 offers a powerful counterpoint. That is because, as a cloud-based solution, it avoids the large up-front capital outlay of in-house infrastructure. If you are considering alternatives to existing ERP/CRM solutions, compare the [...]

Where Do You Stand in the Digital Economy – Thriving or Surviving?

January 24th, 2018|

Increasing numbers of businesses, even entire industries, are shifting toward predominantly digital experiences – the digital economy. Some, such as Amazon, Facebook, and Uber, practically owe their existence to online transactions. Are you prepared for similar growth, or struggling to survive? What is the digital economy? Digital data has played a supporting role in the [...]

Reduced Hardware Costs with Microsoft Dynamics 365

November 30th, 2017|

I was returning from a business trip and was doing my usual routine of paying the taxi driver with a credit card on the cabby's cell phone hooked up to a credit card processing application and spurred me to write this blog. I am in my late forties and remember the days of operating the [...]

Break Silos Between ERP And CRM With Dynamics 365

October 31st, 2017|

Traditional ERP and CRM applications have been incredible pieces of software on their own, but have always had the drawback of the silo effect Microsoft, for years, has had plans to somehow tie these individual pieces of amazing software together and with the introduction of Dynamics 365, Microsoft has broken open the silos of the [...]

Dynamics 365: One Resource That Simplifies Business Retail Operations

October 20th, 2017|

The quest for customer focus in the Retail industry has taken on my different facets over the years from the S&H Green Stamps at the general store to the dynamics of proximity beacons of today that will identify a customer based on their handheld device and alert them to specials in the store. Capturing and [...]

How You Take Your Coffee May Affect Its Taxability

October 19th, 2017|

When researching my favorite beverage for National and International Coffee Days (Sept. 29 and Oct. 1), I discovered that coffee hyped up goats in ninth-century Ethiopia and was dubbed a "bitter invention of Satan" by 17th century Christian Italians. This was unexpected. Still, the history of coffee surprises me less than the taxability of coffee [...]

Empower Your Dynamics AX Tools To Work Even Harder

September 14th, 2017|

Anyone who has worked with Microsoft Dynamics AX can appreciate the business value it delivers for financial management and ERP. But do you realize how you can exponentially improve that value by migrating to Microsoft Dynamics 365? Integrated Dynamics AX and CRM functionality within Dynamics 365 bolsters opportunities to leverage business information across all functions. [...]

Putting Greater CRM/ERP Power Into End-User Hands

September 7th, 2017|

While powerful enterprise computing systems create tremendous potential for corporate decision-making, perhaps their greatest challenge of implementation is integrating the final links to user-specific needs. In its first year, Microsoft Dynamics 365 established the value of integrated ERP and CRM functionality for small- to mid-size enterprises. Equally important are the numerous avenues of personal productivity [...]