Microsoft Dynamics NAV roadmap takes on big data, simple upgrades for the mid-market

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In his opening keynote at Convergence 2014, Kirill Tatarinov, Executive Vice-President of Microsoft Business Solutions proclaimed that 85% of businesses lacked the capability to harness the power of Big Data to achieve their business dreams. He promised big innovations from Microsoft to enable their customers to tap the full potential of the insights locked in their critical business systems.

Microsoft plans to go big in Africa

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Enterprise IT in 2014 will largely revolve around analytics and customer relationship management (CRM), a trend that Microsoft is meeting head-on with its new version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, launched in November 2013 and rolling out now. At the recent Dynamics Africa 2014 conference, the company unpacked its CRM Strategy, and also revealed its plans for Africa and South Africa.

How to drive adoption of new technology

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Innovative technologies such as cloud and mobility have the power to transform businesses, but they won’t have any impact if your employees don’t actually use them. This article looks as the best ways to ensure everyone makes the most of your IT investments.

How to Squeeze Savings from the Most Fragmented 20% of Spend

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You work hard to manage your core areas of spend because that’s where the numbers are largest and savings are more quickly won. But are you taking advantage of the savings that can easily be squeezed from the tail-end of your spend? Tail-spend is often overlooked, but typically accounts for 80% of the supplier base and invoice volume. By proactively addressing this area, Procurement and Finance can deliver significant cost savings and efficiency gains.

How your organisation can overcome the common Pitfalls in Business Intelligence (BI) Implementation Projects

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One of the crucial contributing factors in the overall success or failure of BI platforms achieving their desired objectives is ensuring a successful and well managed implementation. A recent survey by the National Computing Centre showed that nearly a quarter of all BI projects intended to improve management decision making and improve performance are going over estimated budgets and timeframes. Organizations have often been guilty of jumping into traditional BI implementations before fully considering alternative approaches that can be more cost effective and less time consuming.



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