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The Impact of COVID-19 on Existing ERP Projects

For any organisation in the middle of an ERP implementation, Coronavirus has just pulled the rug out from underneath. In the best of times, these projects are challenging, but in the past two weeks a radical new reality has emerged. At a minimum, project teams…

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The seven benefits of blended learning

Need learning at scale? Blending is your answer. Upskilling is vital to business now more than ever. With faster cycles of technological change comes a workforce skills gap that continues to widen. For businesses to remain competitive, it is imperative that training is prioritised. Furthermore,…

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Microsoft announce D365 Commerce and Connected Store

At a press gathering in San Francisco last week, Microsoft introduced the new features and applications for Dynamics 365. The new offerings included their vision for the future of retail, powered by AI-driven insights which will allow retail clients to take informed actions and improve…

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IoT will drive 30% of company revenue by 2021

According to a new report from Microsoft, the internet of things (IoT) will drive 30% of company revenue by 2021. The report, titled IoT Signals, surveyed over 3,000 IoT decision-makers to create an overview of the global IoT landscape. The overall findings indicate that IoT…

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SAP ERP roadmap: Remain on-premise or reach for the Cloud

In May 2018, SAP confirmed that ECC6 ERP clients would continue to be supported until 2025. With six years left, it remains unclear as to whether SAP will completely cut support to their long-standing industry-leading ERP applications. As it currently stands, if businesses using on-premise SAP…

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What’s new in Dynamics 365 – Wave 2 2019

The Dynamics 365 2019 wave 2 release brings new innovations that will provide businesses with significant capabilities to transform the way their businesses work. The enhancements to the D365 applications include 100s of new possibilities across the following business applications: Sales Marketing Customer Service Field…

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Microsoft redefines Dynamics 365 licensing

Last week, at their Inspire 2019 event, Microsoft released details of changes to the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365FO) application licensing. Starting from 1st October 2019, the applications will be split into separate Supply Chain Management and Finance options. This move comes as part of…

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Largest SuccessFactors HR transformation at HSBC

HSBC took to the stage at SuccessConnect EMEA 2019 in London to talk about its recent and ongoing global roll-out of SAP SuccessFactors HCM and payroll. The banking giant brought the core EmployeeCentral HR system live in a single big-bang implementation in August last year…

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ERP firms Acumatica and IFS come together

ERP vendors IFS and Acumatica are coming together in a transaction completed by IFS private equity owner: EQT. EQT Partners acquired IFS back in 2016 and has now added Acumatica via the same funding pool. Following the merger, the two firms will continue to operate…

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The switch to D365 Business Central

The Directions EMEA conference, taking place from 9-11 October in Vienna, will showcase the autumn release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (formerly Dynamics NAV) and will support partners in their transition to the new technology. The complete switch to a modern browser-based client and…

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