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MSDW Podcast: Why manufacturers are investing in Dynamics 365 Commerce

MSDynamicsWorld.com | February 8, 2023

This episode is sponsored by Evenica. Manufacturers have made a lot of progress on their e-commerce journeys in recent years, and Dynamics 365 Commerce offers some unique ways for these companies to achieve sales and broader customer experience goals. Our guest, Stefanie Richter of Evenica, explains how manufacturers are discussing commerce today and what that…

2023 Release Wave 1: Experts preview even more Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform plans

MSDynamicsWorld.com | February 8, 2023

Microsoft’s release of plans for the upcoming 2023 Release Wave 1 has led experts across the space to offer their guidance on what’s worth watching. Let’s review the recommendations of several more experts on the features and enhancements that will make a difference to Dynamics 365 and Power Platform customers. New D365 Business Central approval…

Import your TD Bank Statement to Bank Reconciliation in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central with a Data Exchange Definition

MSDynamicsWorld.com | February 4, 2023

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (BC) Data Exchange Definitions are used to export or import data between BC and an outside source. One of the most popular uses is importing a bank statement into BC for use in a bank reconciliation. In most cases, extracting your data from the bank and using it with Assisted…

Financial Tags in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance: A long-awaited feature is finally here

MSDynamicsWorld.com | February 4, 2023

Source: Microsoft As part of continuous improvements to Dynamics 365 Finance, Microsoft has released the long-awaited Financial tags feature. Many of my customers, especially financial planning and analysis (FP&A) teams, have asked for this feature for some time. Why Financial Tags Traditional Financial dimensions in D365 allow users to report and post by department, cost…

Pax8 Acquires Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Services Company Bam Boom Cloud

MSDynamicsWorld.com | February 3, 2023

Cloud technology distribution firm Pax8 announced it has acquired Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central services firm Bam Boom Cloud. Bam Boom has more than 135 employees across the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, India, and Canada. Pax8 works with managed service providers (MSPs) to offer cloud business solutions and services.

Microsoft previews AI-based email authoring for Viva Sales using Azure OpenAI Service and GPT

MSDynamicsWorld.com | February 3, 2023

Microsoft will preview the use of Azure OpenAI Service and its GPT-3.5 language model with Viva Sales, the company’s sales enablement platform. The technology will be used to help sales reps draft emails on a range of topics from Outlook, calling on Microsoft 365 Graph and CRM data  to tailor individual communications. “Viva Sales can…

9 Key Takeaways Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales & Marketing Users Can Expect from the Productivity Tools Showcase

MSDynamicsWorld.com | February 1, 2023

Today’s sales and marketing teams need a robust digital approach for effective customer engagement. Microsoft Dynamics 365 provides a powerful range of tools, but because each business is different, some challenges require specialized solutions. MSDynamicsWorld (MSDW) and CRM Software Blog have partnered to bring you a new Sales and Marketing Productivity Tools Showcase on February 23,…

DUG4GOV Event Recap: How Microsoft Power Platform supports accessibility

MSDynamicsWorld.com | February 1, 2023

W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 have been in place for several years as a standard for defining how to  improve accessibility for people with various disabilities.  At the January 2023 DUG4GOV meetup, hosted by Microsoft and the Dynamics User Group (DUG), presenters from Microsoft talked about the importance for state and local governments…

Microsoft Business Applications sales exec Vahé Torossian to depart company

MSDynamicsWorld.com | January 31, 2023

Vahé Torossian Vahé Torossian, Microsoft sales executive for the Business Applications group, announced he is leaving the company after thirty years. In a LinkedIn post, he emphasized that his departure has been planned for many months and is not part of Microsoft’s recent layoffs. Rather than depart abruptly at the start of the fiscal year in…

Supply Chain Tools Showcase Preview: 9 Key Takeaways for Dynamics 365 Business Central and NAV Users

MSDynamicsWorld.com | January 30, 2023

Companies with supply chains to manage understand that the disruptions of the last few years have presented some genuine challenges. Often the movement of goods and services has been interrupted by backorders, short stocks, delays, and other issues. Organizations using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central or NAV already have robust tools for automating supply chain…

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