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Importance Of Training Your Employees On Dynamics CRM

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins We can go on and on about why is it necessary for organizations to adopt CRM solutions and thankfully in this digital [...]

training your employees on Dynamics CRM
Importance Of Training Your Employees On Dynamics CRM

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins We can go on and on about why is it necessary for organizations to adopt CRM solutions and thankfully in this digital [...]

Creating An Impact With Microsoft Translator

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf, one of nine Rochester Institute of Technology colleges, is using AI technology such as Microsoft Translator, in combination with their extensive interpretive services, [...]

Nonprofits and client engagement with Microsoft Dynamics 365
Nonprofits And Client Engagement With Microsoft Dynamics 365

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins It’s a common piece of knowledge that acquiring new clients are a strain on the pocket than keeping the existing ones. Therefore, [...]

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Benefits Of Integrating Outlook With Dynamics 365

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins Microsoft Dynamics CRM is one of the foremost customer relationship management tools owing to its flexible, scalable and comprehensive features. A tool, [...]

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Making Ideas Come To Life With Microsoft Solutions

Companies that have adopted the cloud to drive business growth move faster, deliver more value and our able to address change more effectively than those constrained by rigid policies and [...]

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How Technology Can Help Meet Donor’s Expectations In A Nonprofit

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins One of the chief trials for running an effective nonprofit is when the donors look at the use of funds as a [...]

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Strategizing A Training Plan For Microsoft Dynamics 365

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins With the advent of the new decade, it isn’t a surprise that one of the most prolific platforms for CRM, Microsoft Dynamics [...]

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Microsoft Releases Revamped Power BI Features

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins In September 2018, Microsoft had launched the public preview of a global search in its Power BI solution, a feature that allows users [...]

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Scaling New Heights With Cloud-First Strategy

InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has over 5,000 locations around the world. With so many locations and on-premises legacy systems, IHG struggled to bring new technology to market quickly. That's why [...]

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Empowering Non-Profits With Microsoft Power BI

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins Microsoft's Power BI is a free set of analytics tools that aids organizations to create gripping dashboards, gain 360-degree insight on organizational [...]

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Importance Of Being Data-Driven For Non-Profits With Power BI

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins Being data-driven in today’s world is a given. After all, everything relies on data, any industry, type of business, organization goals, targets. [...]

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Creating Various Dashboards With Power BI For NonProfits

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins We have spoken, read, heard about Power BI innumerable times and frankly, it’s one of the high-performing analytics tools in today’s times. [...]

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Why Embrace The Microsoft Nonprofit Accelerator?

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 5 mins The Nonprofit Accelerator has been explicitly intended to drive non-profit operations, including donor and volunteer administration, raising grants and effect estimation. It [...]

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Changing The Sales Game With Microsoft Dynamics 365

Swarovski runs 3,000 stores in about 170 countries.  It employs more than 29,000 employees, and it earns several billion euros in annual revenues. Coordinating teams and tools can be difficult, [...]

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10 Reasons Why Power BI Works Well For NonProfits

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 5 mins We all are aware that Microsoft Power BI has a wide-ranging reporting ability that helps users to integrate multiple data sources and [...]

Microsoft’s Nonprofit Accelerator V2
The Common Data Model And Microsoft’s Nonprofit Accelerator V2

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 5 mins Nonprofits play an unbelievably significant role in dealing with the world’s harshest challenges — whether providing education opportunities to people in certain [...]

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Using Dynamics 365 For Managing Data In Nonprofits

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 7 mins When a nonprofit invests in a high-end CRM software, it’s rational to set an expectation regarding some ROI in terms of donation, [...]

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Enhancing Customer Experience With Microsoft Dynamics 365

How does the oldest bank in the UAE stay relevant? According to Mashreq Bank, the secret is in their people and their culture of innovation. Modern tools like Dynamics 365 [...]

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10 Reasons Why Dynamics 365 Is A Better Choice For Non-Profits

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins It’s not an unknown fact that technology can take an organization to a different tangent altogether making it more efficient, productive and [...]

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Maximizing Donor Relationships For Effective Fundraising With Dynamics 365

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins Microsoft, Dynamics 365 is one of the world’s most widely used Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, catering [...]

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Embracing The Dynamics 365 Technology In Nonprofits

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins We are in the middle of a significant technology upheaval and succeeding in this does not mean consuming additional technology, or as [...]

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Increasing Fundraising Revenue With Microsoft Dynamics 365

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins Microsoft Dynamics 365 helps nonprofits with a whole lot of advantages. Not only do they make data management more systematized, but they [...]

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Donor Management In Nonprofits With Dynamics 365

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins Maintaining and building relationships is extremely important for nonprofits. They need to be in touch with stakeholders, donors, sponsors, volunteers and members [...]

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Data Management In Nonprofits With Dynamics 365

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 7 mins Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365 helps nonprofits to foster and build strong relationships with donors, volunteers, and clients on a daily basis. They [...]

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The Need For Microsoft Dynamics 365 Nonprofit Accelerator

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 7 mins Microsoft has always been on a philanthropic mission to empower charities with the apps, tools to initiate better social impact through innovation. [...]

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Benefits of Microsoft Dynamics 365 For Non-Profits

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 7 mins You may start thinking whether nonprofits do really need a CRM solution? The answer is almost always a ‘Yes!’. Whether it’s a [...]

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Wild & Wolf’s Journey With Dynamics 365 Business Central

Watch how one global company removed outdated, legacy systems and truly transformed the way they ran their business with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Quickly outgrowing their disjointed systems, Wild [...]

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The Need For Dynamics 365 In Non-Profit Organizations

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 8 mins The impetus towards digitalization is ushering a radical change in terms of efficiency, productivity for various organizations with innovation and advanced technology [...]

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Console Application For Microsoft Dynamics CRM

By Nikhil Rajendran | Reading time 5 mins As a developer, when working on a Microsoft Dynamics CRM instance you might come across a situation where you might have to [...]

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How To Create A Bond Within Your Remote Teams

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 8 mins The “future of work” sounds like it might take several more years to actually present itself. But in quite a few ways [...]

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Success Unfolds With The Collaboration Between SitePro And Microsoft Azure

SitePro gained a competitive advantage by combining onsite sensors and data collection with online data processing and management using Microsoft Azure. As a result, they were able to provide faster [...]

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Field Security In Dynamics 365

By Ram Yarramasu | Reading time 6 mins Dynamics 365 provides security based on users and teams along with that it also provides a more granular level of security around [...]

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Customizing the Opportunity Close dialog/form

By Sunil Raheja | Reading time 6 mins In my Dynamics CRM career spanning so many years, I have come across more than a few customers requesting to Customize the [...]

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TGI Fridays Serving Results With Microsoft Dynamics 365

For TGI Fridays to accomplish their ambitious expansion plan, they needed a platform that could provide efficiencies and access to information that would allow for growth. Check out this video [...]

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Use Dynamics CRM Multi-level Management Hierarchy For Security In PowerBI

By Sunil Raheja | Reading time 6 mins Throughout our CRM and PowerBI career, we all would have faced this requirement where we need to secure access to PowerBI report [...]

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Staffing And Recruitment Trends In 2020

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins With an ever-decreasing talent pool, staffing experts are more sought after than any other time in the current times, helping clients fill [...]

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Changing the way of Consuming Volleyball with Dynamics 365

When the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) was looking to transform fans' interaction with the sport, they knew they needed to go beyond a simple social media or website overhaul. [...]

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How To Manage Temporary Staffing Members?

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 5 mins The number of organizations utilizing temporary staffing has increased in recent times. Certain myths regarding temporary staffing have been done away with [...]

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Choosing Power BI Connections? Tough Decision!

By Hema Shamala | Reading time 5 mins Power BI is one of the most prolific BI tools in the market that supports more than one type of connection. That [...]

Javascript Coding Best Practices For Microsoft Dynamics 365

By Nikhil Rajendran | Reading time 5 mins In any Microsoft Dynamics CRM instance, there are functionalities requested by the stakeholders which go beyond the functionalities offered by the Out-of-the-Box [...]

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Microsoft’s Eye Control and the ‘oldest nerd in Guatemala’

For Otto Knoke, the self-described "oldest nerd in Guatemala," every day is a gift—and one that he pays back to the best of his abilities every day. Twenty years ago, [...]

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Business Benefits of Dynamics 365 and SharePoint Integration

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins The power of Dynamics CRM together with the agility of SharePoint devices is here to produce miracles. With changing innovation scene and [...]

Plugin Coding Best Practices In Microsoft Dynamics CRM

By Nikhil Rajendran | Reading time 6 mins In any Microsoft Dynamics CRM instance, there are functionalities requested by the stakeholders which go beyond the functionalities offered by the Out-of-the-Box [...]

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New Features Introduced With Microsoft’s Wave 2 Dynamics 365 CRM & ERP

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 5 mins Microsoft proceeded with its bi-annual Dynamics 365 update, by giving its Release Wave 2 plan documents on June 10, this year. The [...]

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Out-Of-The-Box Automation By Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

At NQ Cranes, the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central was a total success. Not only did the business flow automation immediately reduce time on internal processes, but it [...]

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Dynamics 365 and Mixed Reality For Smartphones

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins A year ago, Microsoft presented a few mixed reality business solutions under the Dynamics 365 venture product umbrella. This year, it had [...]

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Is Dynamics 365 Beneficial For Startups?

By Ram Yarramasu | Reading time 6 mins Do you think that it is better to keep everything in an old-fashioned file system and store all the leads or contacts [...]

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NQ Cranes & The Game Changer Dynamics 365 Business Central

NQ Cranes was established in Mackay in 1987 as a crane and lift provider and service organization, especially for the shipping business. Today it supplies clients everywhere throughout the nation [...]

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Microsoft’s Augmented Reality Apps That Change The Way Business Operates

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins Microsoft had presented a newly augmented reality business application for iOS and Android cell phones this year. Remote Assist was accessible out [...]

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Setting Up The “Follow” Functionality In Dynamics 365

By Ram Yarramasu | Reading time 6 mins In Dynamics 365, you can follow records for the out of box entities like leads, accounts, and contacts. You can also see [...]

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Power BI Service With Python Visualizations

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 5 mins In the update released in February 2019 for Power BI by Microsoft, one can now share, distribute and see Python visuals in [...]

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Compass Group serves up a global solution with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Read how the multinational organization Compass successfully implement the user-friendly, scalable Dynamics 365 platform to maintain consistent customer service across their entire organization. All the tried-and-true processes and best practices [...]

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Why PowerApps? A Brief About Its Benefits

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins A lot of enterprises are acquainted with the challenges to collate data effortlessly and cost-effectively. While smart devices like phones and tablets [...]

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Using Power BI for Employee Engagement

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 8 mins In simple terms employee engagement is an approach that results in suitable conditions for all the members of an enterprise to give [...]

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Data Management: Audit Management and Cleanup

By Nikhil Rajendran | Reading time 6 minutes In continuation of our previous post about data management (Cleaning up Data in Microsoft Dynamics CRM), let us look at audit history [...]

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Power BI vs Tableau: A Basic Comparison

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins The world of data visualization and analytics is rapidly growing with new applications being launched every other day. To stay ahead in [...]

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Benefits of Power BI in the Retail Industry

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 8 mins The retail industry is under relentless pressure to meet sales targets, especially since the last few decades. The sturdy rise of eCommerce [...]

Acceleration of Digital Transformation with Azure and Dynamics 365

Since 1979, Michael Hill has provided the world with luxury jewelry. As the company has grown, they've needed to expand their omnichannel processes. This desire has driven them to consolidate [...]

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Sales and Marketing Collaboration in Businesses

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins We all know that the most successful relationships are built on mutual trust, respect and achievement of a common objective, be it [...]

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3 Ways Modern Sales Productivity Technologies Drive Results for High-Growth SMBs

This article explores the ways in which sales productivity technologies help SMBs move toward higher automation for simplified tasks and what it is that makes some tools more effective than [...]

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Simplifying the Buyer’s Journey with Dynamics 365 for Marketing

 By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins Customers are more informed than ever. It has changed how they evaluate, buy and use the goods and services they purchase. But [...]

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Challenges of Working Without CRM

 By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins In this day and age, CRM has become a familiar term. Everywhere you go, you have agencies clamoring to be the best [...]

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The rise of Customer Data Platform in B2B Companies

 By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins In simple terms Customer Data Platform or CDP can be termed as packaged software that creates a tenacious, integrated customer database that [...]

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Transforming Workflows with Microsoft Machine Learning: dv01 story

In the wake of the 2008 mortgage meltdown, the team at dv01 sought to provide transparency in the market. They are the world's first end-to-end data management, reporting and analytics [...]

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Benefits of Microsoft Dynamics 365 in HR Management

 By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins In any organization, the HR function plays a vital role. Being able to efficiently manage every aspect of your personnel, and consistently [...]

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Marketing in Dynamics 365

By Hema Shamala | Reading time 7 mins Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing module helps us to build campaigns for your product/service with consistent personalized messaging and keeping contacts engaged in [...]

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CRM Checklist for a Successful Implementation

 By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins So, what makes a successful CRM implementation? Implementing CRM is a daunting task. It sounds easy if you have a reliable Implementation [...]

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What to look for in a CRM Implementation Partner?

By Ram Yarramasu | Reading time 5 minutes Introduction: There are many organizations where they can employ their own internal team to implement CRM. What if the organization's IT team [...]

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Adobe’s Digital Transformation with Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure Developing great software is what Adobe does. To achieve that goal, they run on multiple open-source applications making it very challenging to adapt to. With a modern digital [...]

Staffing Services for Dynamics 365 and Salesforce
How to create an effective job title?

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins Creating an effective job title that suits the job role looks like a simple task. But it’s easier than it seems when [...]

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3 Questions Every Recruiter Should Ask

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 6 mins How many of us remember our first job interview? Almost all, I guess. I certainly do remember mine. I was nervous, fumbled [...]

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Microsoft Power BI: More than a Reporting Service

By Sunil Raheja  Here is just a tip of the iceberg video showing some of the capabilities of one of the most awesome products/services from the Microsoft stable. Yes, you guessed [...]

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Benefits of Microsoft Power BI in the Healthcare Industry

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 5 mins With the innumerable tools and applications that exist today, organizations are able to understand their own analytics and discover powerful insights. Microsoft [...]

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Cleaning up Data in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365

By Nikhil Rajendran | Reading time 7 mins It is important to clean up data in our CRM organization regularly. One of the main reasons is unwanted data can lead [...]

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Dynamics 365 for Sales Professionals

Cut through the distractions of the digital age with the customizable Dynamics 365 for Sales Professional. Tailor the software to suit your needs, processes, and goals. Your business is always [...]

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How does Power BI help the Manufacturing Industry

Power BI and Manufacturing By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 4 mins Manufacturing and Operations are crucial parts of every business at various levels. These are the base of the [...]

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Modernizing the Data Estate with Azure

Businesses are amassing enormous amounts of data, more than they know what to do with. Most are just using it to put together dense periodic reports explaining "what" happened too [...]

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Why is Power BI a Better Choice than Excel?

By Mohona Dutta | Reading time 5 mins Traditionalists will tell you the various benefits of using Excel as compared to other data visualization tools. Quite a few companies are [...]

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Benefits of Data Visualization Tools in Salesforce

Human beings find it easier to absorb information through the medium of visuals. In a business scenario, visualization helps narrate a story to the one’s calling the shots in an [...]

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Streamline Sales with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Explore the possibilities and efficiencies that interconnected Dynamics 365 can bring to your sales team. What does it mean for your business to be truly connected? How about being able [...]

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Adding Table to the Email Template in Dynamics CRM 365

By Ram Yarramasu | Reading time 6 mins Ever wondered why Sales is one of the pivotal departments in an organization? It’s not easy to meet a stranger, talk about your service [...]

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Power BI Best Practices

For better performing reports and dashboards, it is very essential that they be built keeping in mind the best practices. Below is a consolidated list of best practices. And as [...]

Optimizing operations with Dynamics 365

Hurricane Harvey was the most devastating natural disaster to ever hit Houston, Texas. With thousands of displaced and homes ruined, Team Rubicon stepped in to render aid and help rebuild [...]

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Choosing The Right Salesforce Consulting Company

As a business owner, you need to make smarter decisions concerning your business bottom line. This can be easily achieved if you choose the right Salesforce Consulting firm. By choosing [...]

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Digital Transformation And Staffing Solutions In Digital Age

For staffing solution providers, the progression of digital technologies in recent years has brought an upsurge of opportunities. With automation, enterprise data management, and machine learning, staffing enterprises can exceed their [...]

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How To Work With a CRM Consultant

Success in any project or task largely depends on two things:  the manpower available and appropriate expertise.  If your company lacks either, then it’s time to signal SOS for outside [...]

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Security Error in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365 Custom Workflow

In most organizations, sending an email to teams is the activity that is performed daily. As an example, if a new lead comes into the CRM organization, the assigned team [...]

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365 and Moneris Customer Story

Why bring your customers a personalized experience? Because it can save you a lot of money. At least that's what Moneris realized after integrating Dynamics 365. By integrating a robust [...]

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Why Employers Hire Staffing Solutions Providers

Imagine this! On Friday morning you arrive at work and receive an email from your Salesforce developer saying that she is quitting. Panic strikes. Because there is a crucial project [...]

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Keys to a Successful Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics Consulting Practice

The days are gone when CRM meant massive and costly software that needed a whole army of experts to take care of its installation, management, and maintenance. With the arrival of [...]

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Interview Skills To Remember for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Salesforce Jobs

When you’re hunting for a job, a good resume is essential in getting you noticed by prospective employers, but it’s during the interview stage that’ll change the direction you envision your [...]

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Business Transformation With Microsoft Azure

AB InBev, the brewer and marketing force behind one-third of the world's beer products, is on a digital transformation journey to move 80% of its workloads to the cloud by [...]

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Microsoft Sharepoint and Dynamics CRM: A collaboration for success

Many times the customers who are implementing (or planning to implement) Dynamics CRM, enquire about a platform to store their files, documents, etc.  And another request that comes along with [...]

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How To Choose The Right Dynamics 365 Consultant?

The demand for specialized skills is skyrocketing and the talent pool for such skilled individuals is decreasing. It is painstaking to find the right Dynamics 365 candidate. This has resulted [...]

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Comparing Instances in a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Environment

By Ram Yarramasu | Reading time 6 mins One has to be living under a rock for not knowing the versatility and the scalability feature of Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM in today’s [...]

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How Microsoft Cloud Technology Can Work

With Microsoft #Azure and #Dynamics365, Miral is using data insights to personalize content and to bridge the gap between physical and digital customer experiences. An Abu Dhabi leisure company, Miral, [...]

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Cracking the Microsoft Recruitment Code

Mohona Dutta Microsoft relies on hiring talent who can support the wave of digital transformation. The company believes in making its application pool wider. Microsoft evaluates candidates based on their [...]

Increase Microsoft Power App’s Performance & Reliability with Solution Checker

Microsoft PowerApps Sometimes the need to meet the project deadlines can get better of you and you might want to run the quality check next time. You wanted was a [...]

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Salesforce Recruitment Process and Secrets of Hiring Talent

Recruitment strategies in Salesforce Ana Recio, head of recruiting at Salesforce in one of her interviews, talks about the approach that her hiring team takes when interviewing their future workforce. [...]

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Creating Personalized Customer Experiences With Microsoft Dynamics 365

With Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Marketing Cloud, 24 Hour Fitness helps engage with customers to give them the tools they need to stay focused on their fitness goals. With [...]

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Attaching an SSRS Report In Dynamics 365

Being customer-centric isn’t just an added value that an organization has to offer anymore. It is a quintessential feature that defines a company. It has been proven that it is [...]

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Microsoft and its Cornucopia of Products: How Power Tools are Transforming Business

“You join here, not to be cool, but to make others cool."                                                                                      - Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft Would you think that “Making others cool” should be the new tagline [...]

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Customer story: Jumeirah Hotels with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts--owners of some of the world's most luxurious hotels--has a reputation for delivering world-class hospitality. In their tradition of excellence, the company compiles data through its customer [...]

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Of Revamping and Power BI Benefits

In God we trust, all others must bring data. -W. Edwards Deming Data is the core of any business and in today’s day and age, it nearly determines the fate [...]

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Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement For Providence St. Joseph Health

Providence St. Joseph Health is moving beyond the typical call center to provide more personalized experiences for patients. Liaisons from its Patient & Provider Engagement Center are solving industry-wide challenges […]

Customer Story: RLH Corporation Used Dynamics 365 Services

Business applications are key to successful operations. But disconnected solutions can compromise productivity, overwhelm employees, and frustrate customers.

With siloed systems and “Frankensteined solutions,” RLH Corporation faced the internal and customer-management challenges that many modern businesses face. But using Dynamics 365 and Office 365, they have consolidated systems into one platform, empowered employees, and improved guest satisfaction in the process.

Simplified operations and digital transformation are also within your reach. Let AhaApps show you how. Contact us to learn more.

Inside the CIO’s Mind

The role of the CIO has undergone many dramatic changes in recent years. Today's CIO may be considered a business co-creator, trusted operator or an instigator of change. Whatever group [...]

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Salesforce – What are Skinny Tables?

What are Skinny Tables? Salesforce creates skinny tables to contain frequently used fields and to avoid joins, and it keeps the skinny tables in sync with their source tables when [...]

At a Glance: The Hidden Costs of a CRM

It’s easy to overlook the costs associated with implementing a new CRM. Check out this infographic to uncover the five most common CRM hidden costs.

Digital Change Starts with C-Level Collaboration

Less than 25 years ago, many CEOs dismissed the suggestion of a company website, or at best, offered reluctant approval and virtually no support. This approach was soon proven to [...]

The Hidden Cost of a CRM

In today’s fast-paced, ultra-competitive, and highly technical business environment, the CRM has become an organization’s most valuable asset. A CRM is essential to understanding […]

Microsoft Dynamics vs Salesforce CRM
A Comprehensive Guide to the Two Largest CRM Platforms

Microsoft Dynamics & Salesforce   “Customer is King” is an old saying but remains true today. Any organization that relies on knowing customers needs and addressing those needs knows the [...]

Salesforce Integration Patterns and Practices for mortals

Salesforce lives in the cloud, we all know that right. Thanks to Marc Benioff.   But that does not mean it stays isolated. There will be needs to have your Salesforce […]

Large Government IT Networks Coming Around Slowly to Realities of Modernization

Because legacy apps have various factors dependent on their platform, many are not portable to the Cloud easily. Methodologies are thus needed to prepare well for modernization. In government IT [...]

How Traditional Manufacturers Are Harnessing the Power of Salesforce

Once upon a time, there was a major manufacturing corporation with 12 plants located throughout the United States. The corporate IT department selected a canned program and modified it, installed [...]

5 Most Important Keys in Approaching a Digital Transformation

In recent years, the terms "digital transformation" and "going digital" have been cropping up with increasing frequency. There is no doubt that the digital age has arrived, complete with all [...]

9 Ways Companies Can Avoid the Pains of Digital Disruption

Digital disruption is going to affect every company sooner or later. Either the company will be disrupted, or it will be the one causing the disruption. Regardless of whether you [...]

Digital Disruption: Why Enterprises must Adapt and Innovate or Risk Fading Away

The first "Encyclopaedia Britannica" was published in three volumes between 1768 and 1771. For the next two centuries, the company worked to build and retain its reputation as the publisher [...]

Digital Disruption Starts with the Death of Siloed Thinking

With increasing frequency, companies and organizations are embracing the move to digital enterprises. Some view the move as a basic step toward IT modernization, others feel the transformation is necessary to keep [...]

Why CIOs Belong in the Boardroom

In the days before computers, boards of directors concerned themselves with keeping stockholders happy, increasing profits and planning future growth. When IT became—in the minds of many board members—a necessary [...]

Enterprise Architecture and Digital Initiatives: What You need to Know

Suppose you are the CEO of a thriving enterprise. You have heard a great deal about "going digital" and believe that such a move could benefit your company. After meeting [...]

The Benefits of Salesforce Compared to SAP Cloud

Back in the early 1980s, virtually every office that was not still producing reports and correspondence on a typewriter had a word-processing software called WordPerfect. It was a DOS application [...]

Using Salesforce CRM in a Digital Business: The Top 6 Tips of 2015

The basic concepts behind managing customer relationships are nothing new. Companies have been trying to accomplish that for as long as there have been customers. As technology and consumer demands [...]

How Salesforce Analytics Cloud Helps You Leverage Your Data

We live in the age of big data. Enterprises are collecting more information than ever before, and theoretically, it should be helping improve customer relations, drive sales and enhance marketing [...]

Planning Your Data Migration to Salesforce

Once an enterprise has decided to implement Salesforce, the next question that most people have involves how to integrate their legacy data. It would be nice if Salesforce possessed psychic [...]

3rd Party Tools to Enrich Your Data for Better Analysis

The era of big data has brought to light problems that have always existed in data warehouses, such as dirty data, missing fields or duplicate records. Poor-quality data can have [...]

Salesforce Analytics Cloud: The Essentials You Need to Know

Recently, there has been a great deal of discussion about harnessing the power of big data and using analytics to further the goals of businesses. The problem is that it [...]

5 Critical Mistakes You Must Avoid to Ensure Salesforce Adoption

Joe Doe, the sales manager at Some Company, had lunch with his neighbor, John, who just happened to be the sales manager at Another Company. All John could talk about was [...]

Is Salesforce the Right Solution for You?

You have decided to upgrade your CRM system, move it to the cloud or implement one for the first time. Your research has indicated that Salesforce has the best reputation [...]

5 Tips for Integrating ERP and CRM

Salesforce is a powerful CRM solution -- even a cursory review of the basic functionality and the abundance of offerings at the AppExchange prove its potential. However, many enterprises already [...]

3 Ways a Leader Can Undermine Cohesion at Work

When businesses are scaled up, fragmentation is a natural result. Organizations get divided into “pieces” as they get bigger - unless a leader drives something different by design.   To [...]

Top 3 Reasons to Employ an Iterative Approach for CRM Rollouts

A Tale of Two Companies (With Apologies to Charles Dickens)   It was the largest of enterprises; it was the smallest of enterprises. What both companies had in common was [...]

How to decide how much data lives in Salesforce?

When you decide to implement a Salesforce solution, one of the most important issues you must resolve is how much of your legacy data should be exported -- and how you [...]

6 Things to Avoid During Data Migration

Business these days is in the clouds — data clouds, that is. More and more businesses are abandoning their legacy programs for cloud-based solutions, such as In their eagerness [...]

9 Best Practices and Strategies for Data Migration

In the old days, "data migration" was a straightforward task. If you wanted to go from four-drawer gray file cabinets to five-draw tan ones, you simply lifted the folders from [...]

Preparing Your Data for Migration — And Managing it Afterwards

It is a scenario that happens all too frequently: A company decides to implement a new software or platform. No matter how many benefits the new implementation can offer, there [...]

The 7 Most Common Types of Salesforce Integrations

Salesforce is a very versatile and powerful tool that offers a number of ways to integrate data. There is no single solution that is the best for all enterprises; during [...]

How to Craft a Business Case for Cleansing Data

You know that you have dirty data. You know that there are valid reasons for cleansing it, such as a pending Salesforce implementation. Now all you need is to obtain approval for [...]

6 Tips for Scrubbing Your Data Clean

In ever-increasing numbers, enterprises are discovering that Salesforce is far more than just a contact database.It is a powerful tool that can assist virtually every department in your organization. However, like [...]

Cost of Cleansing Data: How Much is Enough?

"How much should my organization spend to clean my customer data?" This question arises frequently whenever the subject of data cleansing arises. Cleaning up your data is one of the recommended [...]

Cleaner Data vs. More Data — Which is Better?

The era of "big data" is upon us. Emerging technologies give us access to wide range of data that was unavailable even a few years ago. Integrated data sources, migration to [...]

Are you using Salesforce just as a contact database? You’re throwing money away!

Salesforce makes a great tool for storing your contact information. Your customer database is no doubt an important part of your sales strategy. However, Salesforce is much more powerful, and [...]

How IT Can Facilitate Sales and Marketing Alignment with Salesforce

Marketing and sales share one basic goal, which is to enhance the company's revenue. However, sales and marketing are often not aligned, resulting in wasted efforts and ineffective attempts to [...]

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Salesforce CRM Content – Best Practices

In this blog post you will find some of the best practices for managing content on Salesforce. We have identified the high level direction in this post for implementation consideration. [...]

Why CIOs Need to Explore Adaptive Sourcing

People often complain that things today just aren't built to last. Everything from cars to toasters, they will tell you, was manufactured better in the old days, and consumers expected [...]

Getting List of Objects from Apex Picking the right API

Getting List of Objects from Apex Picking the right API Situation: In many scenarios, there is a requirement to retrieve a list of objects in an organization to process them. Apex […]

4 Steps to Help Prepare Your Data for Salesforce Integration

If it is possible to suffer from being too good at what you do, then Salesforce is an excellent candidate. Salesforce is such a powerful platform that a number of [...]

An Under the Hood Look at Architecture Part 2

In Part 1 of this post, we talked about Multitenancy, Multitenant Kernel, Meta Data Driven Kernel and Polyglot persistence. In this post, we'll describe the data model used in [...]

SOQL Best Approaches

 When Dealing with Large Data your SOQL query may return so many Objects that the limit on heap size is exceeded and an error occurs. To resolve, use a SOQL […]

The Search for a Project Management Silver Bullet – Is There One?

Project management methodologies were invented to enable teams to work more efficiently in order to provide a better product in optimal time. Over the last few decades, an overwhelming number [...]

Picking Right API in Salesforce

Picking Right API Salesforce provides programmatic access to your organization’s information using simple, powerful, and secure application programming interfaces. When to Use REST API REST API provides a powerful, convenient, [...]

Single Sign-On – Things to ponder

Single Sign-On - Things to ponder Consider the following when implementing Single Sign-On:  Your organization’s implementation of the Web Service must be accessible by servers. Typically this means that [...]

Things to consider – Visualforce page performance

Things to consider -Visualforce page performance Visualforce was designed to provide developers with the ability to match the functionality, behavior, and performance of standard Salesforce pages. If your users experience [...]

Protect your Salesforce data from SOQL Injection

Protect your Salesforce data from SOQL Injection INTRODUCTION: In the wake of the current security threats running wild, we wanted to talk a bit about SOQL injection which is comparable […]

How to get started with Salesforce 1 platform Development

How to get started with Salesforce 1 platform Development Salesforce have unveiled Salesforce 1, a new CRM platform to better connect with customers and to keep up with latest trends [...]

Large Data and Salesforce

Tips on handling Large Data on Salesforce BEST PRACTICES This section lists best practices for achieving good performance in deployments with large data volumes. The main approaches to performance tuning [...]

Salesforce Environment

Salesforce Environment   ABSTRACT To get started with, all you need is a computer and an internet connection. What you don't need are application servers, web servers, databases, and [...]

An Under the Hood Look at Architecture Part 3

In Part 1 of this post we talked about how platform manages the Data model. In this post we'll describe about Multitenant App Development.. Read on...   Multitenant App Development The [...]

An Under the Hood Look at Architecture Part1

We are thrilled to share our knowledge on the platform. We are starting this with the first blog post on Architecture, this is the 1st part in the [...]

5 Best Practices for Approaching an Iterative CRM Rollout

A previous post discussed the advantages of using the iterative approach when implementing a Salesforce solution. However, knowing why you should do something can often be insufficient. For example, someone who has [...]