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What does a 21st century SMB look like?

What does a 21st century SMB look like?

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today may still have the same interior design, office furniture, and employees, but one thing has clearly changed in recent years: technology.

21st century organizations are realizing the value of implementing the latest IT solutions, and thanks to that they are working faster than ever, more flexible than ever, and have become real contenders in the market.

Drive sales with the Dynamics 365 and LinkedIn integration

Drive sales with the Dynamics 365 and LinkedIn integration

As we already know, cold calling and cold emailing has faded as a feasible way to acquire customers. While it may have worked in the past, today’s buyers are well-informed and prefer to work with firms that understand their needs.

For this reason, many businesses have turned to Microsoft’s customer relationship management (CRM) software, Dynamics 365. With its wide range of business intelligence and automation tools, sales people can find the right stakeholders, predict what they want, and deliver an effective sales pitch.

Dynamics GP: On-premises or hosted?

Dynamics GP: On-premises or hosted?

Implementing Microsoft Dynamics GP is one of the most beneficial investments a company can make. By integrating financial management with workflow automation, inventory, and analytics, Dynamics GP can dramatically enhance business performance. Over the years, more companies have become aware of this and are now planning to purchase the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for themselves.

The four nightmares keeping small business owners up at night

The four nightmares keeping small business owners up at night

Starting a business is a huge achievement, but keeping it running and making it successful are the real challenges. Reports from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics show that 20 percent of small businesses shut down by the end of their first year, and around 50 percent fail by the end of their fifth.

Technology trend roundup for mid-2017

Technology trend roundup for mid-2017

The world of IT never gets boring, and new trends rise and fall at a rapid pace. Last year, wearable technology and AI chatbots were all the rage. And in the past six months, tech companies have released cutting-edge upgrades and tools that could certainly transform the way you do business, and companies quick to understand and embrace these trends can gain enormous success.

Review of latest Microsoft Dynamics GP update

Review of latest Microsoft Dynamics GP update

Cloud application services are expected to reach $46.3 billion this year, according to Gartner. And a good portion of that market share will be taken by cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) software.

Over the years, Microsoft has made big developments with their cloud services, such as Office 365 and Azure, and they did just that with their ERP product Dynamics GP. A huge part of Microsoft’s success is listening to partner feedback, which gives them ideas on how to improve their accounting software.

What we can learn from the WannaCry cyberattack

What we can learn from the WannaCry cyberattack

As you probably heard by now, a powerful ransomware strain known as WannaCry devastated more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries last month. The outbreak, which started on May 12, infected government, healthcare, and private company computer systems, including UK’s National Health Service and FedEx. Aside from a financial loss, this cyber attack created mass chaos and a logistical nightmare for all involved.