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.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

2016 UG Summit Top Highlights

  Another year, another UG Summit! Below are our Top 5 Highlights from the 2016 UG Summit conference in Tampa. Dynamics 365 Keynote Throughout the entire 2016 UG Summit, people kept coming back to the question…”did you hear the keynote?”. Delivered by Scott Guthrie of Microsoft and Ray Wang of Constellation Research – this opening presentation …

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Improve Project Planning and Management with Armanino’s New Offering

Productivity is more than a buzzword. It’s about enabling your employees to do more in less time, essentially improving project margins and your bottom line. If you’re not investing in your firm’s future productivity, you’re not building a plan for growth. Investing in productivity starts with having the right tools for project and resource (staff) …

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Going to UG Summit 2016? Win a GoPro!

Going to the UG Summit 2016? Take Our Survey Today, and Enter to Win a GoPro in Tampa! Armanino is excited to sponsor the UG Summit, October 11-14, in Tampa, Florida. The conference is a fantastic opportunity to learn, share knowledge and network with fellow professionals – from Microsoft Dynamics team members, to fellow Armanino …

Friday, September 23, 2016

5 Project Tracking & Billing Mistakes to Avoid

In our experience working with companies of all sizes, we often see the same project tracking, time tracking and billing mistakes being made over and over. These mistakes can have detrimental repercussions to your business, whether you work in a small firm or a large organization. We’ve asked our experts to identify the top mistakes …

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Dynamics UG Summit Fast Approaching!

Don’t miss out, this year’s UG Summit is BIG and it’s filling up fast – register now! We’re really excited for this year’s UG Summit – especially with the changes that took place earlier around Convergence (Microsoft’s flagship conference) changing to Envsion. With a lack of technical Dynamics classes and sessions during Envision, this year’s …

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Dynamics CRM Briefing: Maximize Sales Effectiveness

Join Microsoft and Armanino in Bellevue this Wednesday, August 24th for a morning session that will cover the capabilities contained in Dynamics CRM Online, Office 365, Power BI, and Azure Machine Learning. Discover how these can map to your sales and customer service strategy, enabling you to overcome operational challenges. Connect with fellow users, potential users …

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 …

Thursday, July 28, 2016

What Happened to All Those Billable Hours? Why Time Tracking is so Critical to Your Business Performance Metrics

Given that the Cost of Employees is the single largest line item in a professional services budget, a well-run organization must be relentless in tracking the usage, cost, and profitability of their billable consultants. In fact, consider that Direct Labor expense typically accounts for 40-50% of revenue; even more if you add subcontractor costs into …

Friday, June 24, 2016

Dynamics CRM App for Outlook vs. CRM for Outlook

Discover the difference between the Microsoft Dynamics CRM App for Outlook versus Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook. Take a quick look at the list of features comparing the two to see what’s right for you. What’s the difference? Dynamics CRM for Outlook (also known as the “The CRM Outlook Client”) A full featured add-in for …

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Announcing a Workbook for Customer Service Executives

Each quarter, we see more and more service organizations implementing CRM/service automation software to increase customer satisfaction and drive customer engagement. But what we don’t see enough: Service Leaders that take the time to really think through their approach before implementing a new system. It’s imperative that you start with a plan to ensure your …

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