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Thanks for following along with our “Top Reasons to Purchase a Business Solution from Microsoft” blog series. We’re now up to week three of our nine-week series exploring how a business solution from Microsoft delivers more than just ERP. If you are just joining or perhaps missed last week’s blog post, here are a quick summary of the top reasons to purchase a business solution from Microsoft, links to the first two blog postings, and this week’s featured content: Looks forward, not backward.
Top Reasons to Purchase a Business Solution from Microsoft:
  • It’s More Than Just ERP
  • Helps You Work Better, Faster, and Smarter
  • Looks Forward, Not Backward
  • Gets You Up and Running Quickly
  • Works the Way You Do
  • Transforms the Way You Work and Connect
  • Drives and Supports Your Business Growth
  • Provides a Flexible Deployment Model
  • Reduces Your Risk and Propels Your Business
Looks Forward, Not Backward
Is your business software hindering your ability to make sound business decisions? Is it limiting your potential for growth? In today’s competitive environment, you need more than a backward-looking system of record to be successful.
Microsoft Dynamics ERP can address those challenges. It gives you a solution that’s proactive and predictive, with built-in workflows that guide your employees forward through their work. It also provides your people with powerful embedded business intelligence tools that help transform data into insight. With those tools at their fingertips, your teams not only can solve problems, but they also can prevent them from occurring in the first place.
As an example, Microsoft Dynamics ERP, combined with the powerful features of Microsoft Excel, can transform transactional data into predictive reports. These reports include shopping cart analysis that helps your people identify future cross-sell and up-sell opportunities as well as recommend items that are the most profitable for your business. And drill-down capabilities provide deeper visibility into transactions and more detailed audit trails. Microsoft Dynamics ERP gives you higher confidence that the right people are making the right decisions to grow your business.
Customer Story
headON Communications, a provider of headsets, communications equipment, and supporting services, wanted to gain better control of its business, simplify finance management, and engage more effectively with customers. The company replaced a legacy ERP system with Microsoft Dynamics ERP and also implemented Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Now, business managers can review financial, inventory, and customer data to manage the company for best performance and competitive positioning. Customer-facing employees can devise targeted campaigns to keep inventory moving quickly and market products to customers who find them most valuable. And, because new automation processes generate multiple efficiencies, employees can focus on tasks that take the business ahead.
“Customers appreciate the ability to review their orders and shipping statuses, and other details, by logging on to our website at any time without having to call or send an email message. In turn, that means fewer calls and messages to our sales and service team members, who can be more proactive in working with customers.”
Rene Horvath, CEO, headON Communications
Take the Next Steps to Learn More:
Visit us at our website to learn more about Microsoft Dynamics ERP for small and midsize businesses, hear more customer stories, chat with us live, take a product test drive, or register for an upcoming webcast.
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