Getting to the Cloud, Fall On Your Face...Get Up Again

Are you one of the many Dynamics Partners finally embracing going to the cloud – but that cloud is raining on your revenue and productivity parade?  You have more questions than answers, more new acronyms to learn and you feel like you are working 40 hours to make $5 in profit – what was Microsoft thinking?!?

A Simple Checklist To Identify Dynamics NAV on Azure Projects Quickly

Whether Dynamics NAV solution you’re selling will run on Microsoft Azure or in the customer’s datacenter, you should think about doing the proof of concept on Microsoft Azure. Keep in mind, there are specific characteristics that make some custom development projects an especially good fit for Microsoft Azure. 

How to Use LinkedIn to Sell Cloud Solutions

With over 300 million members on LinkedIn, this is a growing network you cannot ignore. It is a powerful platform for all professionals, but particularly sales professionals. Here are a few tips how you can use LinkedIn to build business – connect to the decision makers, build your personal brand and encourage your customers to connect with you.

Where our opportunities with ERP in the Cloud lie?

The public Cloud – Microsoft Azure – has arrived for Microsoft Dynamics NAV, and it will change the market. As the economic benefits of being in the public Cloud grow, it is clear that more customers feel more comfortable with the idea of having their ERP (and data) in the Cloud. We see customers focusing on speed to market, ease of use, and pay-as-you-go models since they cannot borrow money from the bank as easily as before. The big question is, what will you, as an executive at a Microsoft Partner, do about it?

5 Marketing Tactics You Should Be Using to Market Cloud Solutions

During last years, we have experienced a dramatic change in buying behavior, including: the customer‘s desire to control the buying experience, preference for anonymity & self-service and decrease in trust of sales professionals. Those changes have signficiantly impacted ERP marketing and selling motions.

How do these changes in buyer behavior impact your marketing practices? There are 5 key marketing tactics you can’t afford to ignore when selling and marketing Cloud Solutions.

NAV RDLC Reports: Using Dataset for Totaling Value Fields

Seeing the Dataset of a report can be very helpful, because it shows all values for every Data Item‘s column in one table. It‘s useful to export this table to Excel and, with the help of filters, see how particular values are calculated. 1ClickFactory developers found this less time-consuming than adding test messages to the code of test controls in Layout.

Top 5 Microsoft Dynamics AX Upgrade/Re-implementation Myths

1. “Dynamics Partners Live to Upgrade & Re-implement”

Are you dreading the inevitable upgrade versus re-implementation discussion with your AX customers? You are not alone.  It is a common misnomer that all Microsoft Dynamics Partners love to resell services – such as through software upgrades and re-implementations.

The truth is, without dedicated upgrade or re-implementation resources, these projects can be a drain on your capacity and productivity.  Trying to execute these upgrade and re-implementation projects without upgrade tools, methodologies and experienced practitioners, these projects can end up being more costly than profitable.