3 Common CRM Myths: Busted

7 minute read

Poor data quality, outdated systems, broken business processes. These are the top complaints we hear from technology leaders – and every other type of strategic leader, from finance to operations.

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Passing the Azure Exam 70-535 – Tips and Tricks

6 minute read

Prior to 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions, I’d never taken a Microsoft Certification exam, nor did I have much experience with Azure. I was definitely out of my wheelhouse. Then I had a senior architect, who works in Azure daily, tell me it took him three tries to pass. Not the most encouraging pep talk.

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Part 2: Life After Dynamics GP and SL. What Comes Next?

5 minute read

If you haven’t read Part 1 where we discuss why it’s time to start looking for the Dynamics GP/SL off-ramp, please head over and check out that post. (We’ll wait.) If you are venturing on without reading it, well then, good on you for being so decisive!

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Part 1: The Future of Dynamics GP and Dynamics SL (or lack thereof)

6 minute read

Have you outgrown QuickBooks? Thinking of jumping on the Dynamics GP/SL bandwagon or performing an upgrade? Are there other accounting software solutions you should consider? Why do they give you more buns than hot dogs in a pack? Let’s figure it all out together!

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Of Pizza & Pricing: Navigating Microsoft Dynamics 365 Licensing Options

5 minute read

Pizza is wonderful. In part, because it’s so versatile. From the classic cheese and pepperoni, to the deep dish of Chicago, to the highbrow arugula and prosciutto, and of course, the ever-controversial ham and pineapple. The possibilities are endless! Although, if you’re one of those “pineapple and ham” people, we may need to have a different conversation than the one we’re about to dive into. Really?! Pineapple and ham… on a pizza?!

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Is Blockchain Right for Your Business?

8 minute read

It’s a classic coming-of-age story: breakthrough technology excites technical community who experiment and evolve it; true believers champion the technology to a wider audience; it becomes a buzzword; the big guys swoop in to make it accessible to the masses.

Are we talking about artificial intelligence, conversational interfaces like Alexa, computer vision?

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On the Radar: Augmented Reality is Coming to a Browser Near You

3 minute read

We’re debuting a new, recurring feature here on the Mind Over Machines blog! On the Radar will introduce you to innovations catching the attention and imagination of our foremost MINDs.

Google Article: What Is It?

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Offshoring: The Promise and the Peril

4 minute read

Offshoring. The word fills finance people with hope and technical people with trepidation. It can be a CFO-CIO battleground.

Here at Mind Over Machines, we understand why companies offshore IT operations. It works well…for certain types of projects. But for the strategic software development that is our bread and butter, it’s proven to be a vexing proposition.

Over our 30-year history, we’ve 

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What is a CRM?

3 minute read

Whether or not they realize it, every business engages in customer relationship management (CRM). They develop and exercise processes and strategies to grow and maintain their customer base, with activities encompassing the entire customer lifecycle, from lead to loyalty.

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The Times, They Are ‘A Changin’

3 minute read

It’s not news that the world of technology is changing. Anyone who operates in our society today is very aware of how technology continues to evolve and become increasingly integral to our lifestyle, professions, and even our health. The article below walks through some situations that you may be familiar with and highlights how modern Customer Relationship Management systems (CRMs) are able to enhance typical business operations.

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