Microsoft Dynamics Blog

Welcome to Armanino’s Microsoft Dynamics Blog, where you’ll find information on topics across Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP and CRM, Dynamics GP, Power BI, PowerApps, Flow and more. Use these tips, tricks and insights to get the most out of your applications! Want these articles delivered straight to your inbox? Subscribe to our newsletter below.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

AXUG Focus: BI & Reporting, Finance, & Technical Sessions

AXUG Focus is fast approaching! Focus is just that – focused on three specific learning tracks: Finance, BI & Reporting, and Technical. All sessions are a deep-dive into these essential topics. Armanino’s Business Intelligence (BI) team is excited to be participating in the event. BI expert Noah Kluge will be presenting SSAS Tabular Model – Why Tabular vs …

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Microsoft Power BI: The Pace of Rapid Change

Is anyone else out there surprised by the rapid progress that has been made recently with Microsoft Power BI? After all, there have been at least a few times where the Microsoft plan for business intelligence seems to have fizzled. Early last year, I was certainly not the biggest fan when it came to Power BI. Honestly, …

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence & Analytics Released for 2016

The 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics was recently released. This year marks a substantial change in the evaluation criteria with the emphasis focused more on end-user autonomy delivered through self-service tools that allow for rapid ad hoc development. The traditional IT-led software vendors will be assessed in a new market guide focused on …

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Why Can’t I Get Transactional Detail with My BI Dashboard?

Our business intelligence (BI) team often receives this request around a BI dashboard: we want to see transaction document number details (e.g. sales invoice, purchase order) alongside visually pleasing charts and key performance indicators (KPIs). Unfortunately, the answer with a traditional, multi-dimensional cube is simple: you can’t. You could build into the cube the ability …

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

UG Summit Encore: Excel Tips and Tricks

Noah Kluge, an expert on Armanino’s business intelligence team will be presenting two encore sessions from October’s AXUG Summit 2015 in Reno. During the conference, the sessions were standing room only! Register to attend the first encore webinar presentation, Power Pivots, Power Query and Powerful Excel, Are You Ready? on November 10th to learn how …

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Turbo Charge Your Sales Team — New Sales & Marketing Dashboards

What’s the first Business Intelligence dashboard most clients request? Sales lead to opportunity pipeline reporting always tops the list. The Armanino team of experts has taken years of experience building these dashboards and distilled them into a rapidly deployed, easy-to-use application for your sales and executive management teams. Analyze your sales and marketing data from …

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