End of Year Evaluation

September may be the best time of year to take a deep, honest look at your company and evaluate how your IT initiatives are going as well as assessing personnel. Check out some of our suggestions on some simple steps you can take to finish your year stronger than ever and set yourself up for success in 2015.

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Review Microsoft’s Fall CRM Release Features

Microsoft has moved to a faster paced, more dynamic release scheduled for its products. Now, twice a year Microsoft will be releasing core updates to their programs and a multitude of minor updates between the major updates. The Dynamics CRM software is on the same schedule and in this article we look at the most persistent rumors for what Microsoft will be bringing to their next version of the platform. Better user interface, PowerBI capability, and a new graphical designer are just some of the upcoming features... check out the article for some more.

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Pros and Cons of the Hybrid Cloud

By now, everyone knows that those stand-alone computers are outdated. Cloud environments are everywhere and gaining in connectivity. However, the choices for your organization can be daunting to navigate. Private clouds are super secure but lack connectivity and collaborative mechanisms. Public clouds are great for geographically diverse work force, collaboration, and data sharing... but can be extremely insecure. A hybrid solution might just be the answer… check out the detail of what a hybrid cloud is and if it makes sense to you.

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Large Enterprise is adopting Mid-Market solutions

Often in business the largest companies set the goal that smaller companies aspire to. So it is interesting to find that many larger manufactures are retiring ERP implementations in order to adopt mid-market solutions. ERPs have always had the drawbacks of being expensive, complex, long ROI timeframes, and a higher risk of failure than the modern day mid-market solutions. With mid-market solutions having undergone an impressive growth and stability period over the last few years, these solutions now provide streamlined data migration, integration between platforms/software, and specialized applications which include SCM, CRM, web portals, and more making them a viable alternative to the traditional ERP. Uncommon takes a look at why ERPs are being replaced with mid-market solutions.

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