Microsoft Dynamics ERP "The Edge" Blog

Microsoft Dynamics ERP "The Edge" Blog
  • Announcing Worldwide Availability of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail!

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    This week marks the worldwide general availability of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail , a new solution for midsized specialty retailers that offers a deep level of integration across point of sale, store management, supply chain, merchandising and financials...
  • Now Available - Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics GP on Windows Azure!

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    Written by: Paul White, Senior Director, Microsoft Dynamics ERP I’m excited to announce that Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 are now available from partners in the cloud hosted on Windows Azure ! This means that starting...
  • Drum Roll Please… Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is now on the market!

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    For months we’ve been sharing details about the upcoming release of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 , the newest version of our ERP solution for global organizations that is “Powerfully Simple.” Earlier this year at Convergence 2011, we revealed...
  • Zippo Lights Up Business Productivity with Microsoft ERP System

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    By James Barnes, Manager of Continuous Improvement, and Chuk Roberts, Director of Information Technology, Zippo Manufacturing Company It’s been said that “productivity is never an accident.” Rather, “it’s the result of...
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Coming December 1st

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    Today at our Microsoft Dynamics AX Tech Conference we announced general availability of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 to be December 1, 2012. I’m excited to share this milestone and the significant innovation we will deliver in December. Customers...
  • Don’t get SAPped—and other advice for today’s Dynamic Business

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    The Dynamic Business is driven by a vision of unity: connecting employees, partners, suppliers, and customers in ways that allow you to be proactive, agile, and forward looking. A Dynamic Business brings people together across geographies and cubicles...
  • ERP on Your Terms: Turn your business vision into reality with a solution that works the way you do.

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    Thinking about upgrading your business systems? If so, you're probably looking at today's enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, and you've uncovered several factors to weigh before choosing what's right for your business. For starters...
  • Excited in Orlando

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    Directions US is an event for Dynamics NAV Partners run by Dynamics NAV Partners. There are 430 people here. I couldn’t be happier with the level of excitement, engagement, and passion surrounding the Microsoft Dynamics NAV product. It’s refreshing...
  • One Size Does Not Fit All – Making the Case for Two-Tier ERP

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    In my 15+ years in the ERP business, the one question CIO's of enterprise companies keep asking me is "Do you have one solution that will fit all the varied requirements of my organization that can be deployed centrally in a single instance?...
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Beta Released for Partners

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    It’s been two busy months since we first announced Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 and a planned May beta release at Convergence 2012 . We’re thrilled to announce that the beta release is now available for partners! This is an important milestone...
  • Driving the Generational Shift in ERP

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    As we open the Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference today in Redmond with over 1000 partners and customers, there's a lot at stake for companies contemplating new applications to power their businesses. Faced with limited budgets, tight resources...
  • Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Easy ERP is NOT an Oxymoron

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    Easy ERP is NOT an Oxymoron: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is Powerfully Simple We've all heard the horror stories of costly ERP implementations that result in an application that very few in the company can actually use. This is no longer acceptable...
  • City of Redmond Steps into the Future with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

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    You probably know that the City of Redmond , Washington, is home to Microsoft and thousands of Microsoft employees. The city also uses Microsoft products and technologies to help it serve constituents and run operations. With recent implementations of...
  • GUEST BLOG: How JJ Food Service accommodates more screams for ice cream with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

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    Hello! I'm Rif Kiamil, Chief Information Officer of JJ Food Service Limited, and a longtime user of Microsoft Dynamics AX. I'm taking part in the virtual launch of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 that kicks off this morning http://www.microsoft.com...
  • LexisNexis chooses Microsoft Dynamics AX as platform for newest solution

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    The practice of law is a complicated endeavor. With many moving parts, it is easy to see how the legal process can get overwhelmed by the business process. When is the deposition scheduled? Do I have a record of notice being given? Where are the questions...
  • Press Release: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Launches Worldwide

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    Modern, "powerfully simple" enterprise resource planning solution delivers true business value to customers. REDMOND, Wash. - Sept. 8, 2011 - Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: "MSFT") today announced that Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is available...
  • Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Best of Both Worlds - Working With Microsoft Office

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    When we talk to our customers about their business processes and how employees use enterprise resource planning (ERP) information in their daily work, we consistently hear two themes. The first is that work spans business applications and productivity...
  • Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Sharing Business Information the Easy Way w/ Enterprise Portal

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    Too often, organizations make business data and business applications available only to back-office workers. By limiting access in this way, they miss out on the benefits of providing everyone in the company with real-time information and the ability...
  • Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX: New Framework for Reports

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    One of the most notable changes we've made "under the hood" in this release of Microsoft Dynamics AX is that we've adopted a new reporting framework. Although the basic reporting capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics AX remain intact, and...
  • Convergence Day 1 comes together: Share the buzz, hear the news…

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    Today, the doors of the Georgia World Congress Center were thrown open for the first full day of Convergence 2011 . The Convergence event has always been an extremely popular meeting place. Not only a place where customers, prospects and partners meet...
  • NRF 2011 - Microsoft Showcases Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail R2, Kirill Keynotes and More...

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    Yesterday, at the NRF , we announced the upcoming release of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail R2, the next iteration of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail , which was originally made generally available in August 2010 . Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail...
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 - Powerfully Simple.

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    If you are a regular - or even occasional - reader of The Edge blog, then the phrase “Powerfully Simple” should be a familiar one to you. We have been using it pretty consistently in our communications around the coming Microsoft Dynamics...
  • BIG Party at NRF 2010

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    Attending NRF 2010? Make sure you get yourself to the opening night reception sponsored by Microsoftt. Learn More Read also: NRF Promotion of Partners – NRF Show Guide Partnering for Success with New Microsoft Dynamics ERP Retail...
  • GUEST BLOG: The Microsoft Platform Delivers Smiles at DENTSPLY

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    I'm Bill Schlageter, Vice President and CIO of DENTSPLY International. As a CIO, I understand the pressure companies experience when replacing an outdated IT landscape quickly and cost-effectively. I want to share with you how our company improved...
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Now Available

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    I’m pleased to announce that Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 is now available! With deep investments in new capabilities and improvements across all areas of the product, this is the most significant release yet in the history of Microsoft Dynamics...