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Been to any good free Microsoft Dynamics events recently?  The fall event series is kicking into high gear next week with five new Dynamics-focused webcasts on a range of topics, all focused on improving the value of Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM solutions.

Here's a quick look at the events coming up:

Automate Your Content-Intensive ERP and CRM Processes and Unclog Your Business (Thursday, Oct 11 2012 @ 12pm EDT)

Content creation is not a problem for any organization. Spreadsheets, correspondence, digital photographs, and many more types and formats of content are created at an astounding rate given the technology available to us today. As a result, organizations using Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM are finding that their processes are becoming clogged with this glut of information. So, like a plumber trying to unclog the pipes at your house, you must become the plumber to unclog the processes in your organization.

Join AIIM's Bob Larrivee for a discussion of these challenges and how to solve them.

How Improved Supply Chain Costing Can Boost Your Bottom Line (Wednesday, October 10, 2012 @ 12:00 PM EDT)

ERP systems are selected and implemented for many reasons, but one objective we see repeatedly included in implementations is to improve the measurement of business performance through better tools available in new ERP systems. Accurate supply chain costing is a key foundation to providing businesses with the right data to support key performance indicators that supports this objective. 

Join manufacturing and ERP veteran Steve Anderson for a webinar that will cover some of the key prerequisites, obstacles, and steps a business can take to improve their costing accuracy in their supply chain.

Real World Tactics for Successful Data Integration with Microsoft Dynamics (Tuesday, October 9, 2012 @ 12:00 PM EDT)

Typical factors in a data integration or migration project include data mapping, checking sources, and functional specifications.  Join data management and Microsoft Dynamics experts Robert Ubee, Sebastian Waksmundzki, and Chris Jones of AlfaPeople for a new look at data integration and migration best practices that will cover key principals and pitfalls including basic concepts; creating data maps; checking data sources; terminology; and different types of data sources that you can integrate.

Taking Stock of Your Inventory Management Strategies (Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 11:00 AM EDT)

Dynamics GP MVP Frank Hamelly returns for a new version of his popular, fun, and accessible inventory management strategy presentation. Think your inventory is an asset? Think again! It can be a liability if not managed properly. Attend this one hour presentation on inventory management strategies and learn how to improve utilization of your inventory investment. Topics covered include:

  • Physical Inventory - Evil Lurks Here
  • WIP It - WIP It Good!
  • How Much Inventory is Too Much?
  • Lean Cuisine - Put Your Stockroom on a Diet!

User Adoption Best Practices for CRM Solution Owners (Wednesday, October 10, 2012 @ 11:00 AM EDT)

Often overlooked in a CRM implementation is the process for driving user learning and adoption of the new system and processes. In this session, you will learn how to achieve a high user adoption and how adoption and the key elements that support a training program.