Dynamics Blog

Welcome to the Dynamics Blog hosted by the professionals at Armanino. This blog is about anything that may be helpful to others regarding Microsoft Dynamics' software. The topics can be anything from Microsoft Dynamics GP, AX, CRM, SharePoint, MAS 90/200, .NET development, accounting, compliance and more.

Monday, August 1, 2016

AXUG NorCal: Power BI for Dynamics AX and CRM

Interested in learning about Power BI for Dynamics AX and Dynamics CRM? Join us for the upcoming AXUG NorCal chapter meeting with leading high tech manufacturer, Maxlinear and Noah Kluge, Armanino’s BI guru (and five-time UG Summit Speaker) to hear lessons learned, best practices, tips and tricks and results of implementing Power BI for Dynamics …

Friday, July 8, 2016

Innovator in Manufacturing Makes the Move to the Cloud with Microsoft Dynamics GP

New Case Study: Armanino Helps Progressive Components, Innovator in the Production Tooling Industry, Move Into the Cloud with Microsoft Dynamics GP A leader the production tooling industry, privately-owned Progressive Components strives to remain cutting edge in both its products and its business environment. Whether it’s electrical switches, medical devices, automotive bumpers, or some other injection-molded …

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

#14 Reason Life Science Companies Need an ERP: Regulatory Approval & Limited Distribution Controls

Reason #14 from | THE GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES RACE IS ON! 14 Critical Hurdles to Clear on the Way to the Finish Line: REGULATORY APPROVAL & LIMITED DISTRIBUTION CONTROLS Using this functionality, companies can avoid distractions that hurt productivity, revenue loss due to heavy fines, potential blockage of products for extended periods of time, and …

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

#13 Reason Life Science Companies Need an ERP: Electronic Signatures

Reason #13 from | THE GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES RACE IS ON! 14 Critical Hurdles to Clear on the Way to the Finish Line: ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES  This is another required element per 21CFR11 for electronic records. As electronic media become standard in the life science industry and manufacturers desire a “paperless” factory, maintaining electronic signatures is …

Monday, December 21, 2015

Overcome These 15 Semiconductor / Fabless Semiconductor Challenges with ERP

  Can you guess the 15 semiconductor challenges to overcome?   Ever wonder why Armanino’s High Tech Solution for Microsoft Dynamics AX is the ERP of choice for so many complex electronic, semiconductor, and fabless semiconductor manufacturers? Our newest infographic offers a visual overview of the 15 common industry challenges that our solution addresses.   Download …

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Vendor Audits are Essential with Stricter Conflict Minerals Rules

Conflict minerals are utilized in numerous high-tech products, from semiconductors to consumer electronics. The two-year grace period for SEC conflict minerals disclosure has just ended (December 31, 2014), meaning many public companies are now required to gather more detailed information about the source of the raw minerals used in their products. Even companies with outsourced …

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Yahoo! Finance Reporting Armanino’s New High Tech & Life Sciences Manufacturing Industries Practice

We are thrilled to see Yahoo! Finance reporting on Jeff Russell’s new role at Armanino as the head of our new High Tech & Life Sciences Industry Practice. Utilizing his previous experience and knowledge implementing solutions for semiconductor, electronic device, medical device, pharmaceutical and outsourced technology manufacturing environments, Jeff is well-suited to spearhead the practice. Additionally, Jeff …

Monday, October 20, 2014

High Tech Outsourced Supply Chain Best Practices Webinar

Does worrying about compliance, traceability, and accurate forecasts (or lack thereof) keep you up at night? This high tech outsourced supply chain best practices webinar is for you. Hear from Armanino’s subject matter experts on this complimentary on-demand webinar to learn how high tech manufacturers and fabless semiconductor companies are addressing data capture, integration and …

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Jeff Russell: New High Tech & Life Sciences Mfg. Industry Practice Leader

As a Microsoft Dynamics High Tech & Life Sciences Manufacturing Micro Verticals Partner, Armanino is dedicated to delivering key industry specific initiatives. In this new role, Jeff Russell leads a team of research & development, delivery consulting, marketing, pre-sales and sales professionals in providing a consistent and cohesive platform of intelligent solutions to meet industry-specific …

Friday, December 7, 2012

Armanino’s Customer Advisory Board for High Tech Industries Dives into Microsoft Dynamics AX

Recently, Armanino hosted our annual customer advisory board for the High Tech Industry at the Microsoft Silicon Valley Technology Center. In collaboration with Microsoft, this event was very productive in gathering feedback from High Tech customers which will help shape future industry specific development and support requirements. The Customer Advisory Board featured the participation of …