Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

The AI-powered contact center, part 1: Create engaging digital experiences 

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Today’s customers expect more engaging, personalized service experiences from the brands they choose. They want intelligent self-service that offers always-on digital convenience. And they expect agents, whether human or virtual, to not just know who they are, but to already have an idea why they are reaching out and how to help. That’s why we…Read more

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Strike a strategic inventory balance in your supply chain with demand driven material requirements planning (DDMRP) 

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Today we are excited to announce the preview of our demand driven material requirements planning (DDMRP) feature for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. The evolution of MRP DDMRP is the next evolution of material requirements planning (MRP), which has a long and storied history in manufacturing. From its origins in the early 1960s as…Read more

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Modernize employee expense management with automation and AI 

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As the world continues to rebuild and forge a path to a new normal post-COVID-19, more and more business travelers will once again hit the road. Looking further ahead, the Global Business Travel Association expects business travel to fully recover by 2024.1 While this is certainly a welcomed sign of recovery, the uptick in business…Read more

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How to build a modern field service organization 

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Field service organizations have traditionally operated under the break-fix model—that is, responding to a device failure after the customer reports an issue. This operating model has grown antiquated due to rising costs and inefficiencies in labor and operations. It is also proving less than effective in satisfying the customer’s growing expectations. The field service industry…Read more

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Delivering a seamless commerce experience: Unlocking omnichannel retailing with intelligent order management 

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The momentum of e-commerce continues. In fact, McKinsey & Company has stated that e-commerce shopping has 30 percent higher penetration than pre-COVID-19 pandemic, and that this pandemic has also accelerated e-commerce growth by five years.1 The COVID-19 pandemic certainly explains part of the growth in the demand, but it is not the whole story. Other…Read more

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The Marketer’s Dilemma: 4 critical questions every marketer should ask 

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We understand that for chief marketing officers (CMOs) everywhere, it feels like a precarious time to be a marketer. COVID-19 has upended supply chains and inflation spikes have accelerated a wave of digital transformation across all aspects of business. Additionally, culture is politically polarized, forcing brands to take a stand or risk alienating customers. Disruptions to customer engagement are adding…Read more

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3 reasons to not delay your migration to Dynamics 365 in the cloud 

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The “changing technology landscape” has become a common trope when discussing the cloud. I understand why—it helps contextualize the disruption and advancement we’re experiencing. But you know as well as I do, this “change” has happened. The on-premises solutions and infrastructure you built your business on, though once state-of-the-art, are now less adaptable, less useful,…Read more

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Dynamics 365 Business Central now includes a Shopify connector 

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Last October, we announced a new partnership with Shopify to help our customers create a better shopping experience. The partnership was designed to better connect the easy-to-use e-commerce and merchant experience of Shopify with the comprehensive business management capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Today we are pleased to announce that a new Shopify…Read more

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 at Hannover Messe 2022 

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We are excited to return to Hannover Messe in person this year between May 30, 2022 and June 2, 2022. The pandemic has been difficult for most manufacturers, and there are still many lingering challenges—yet, manufacturers are intent on digital transformation to drive resilience. There are several emerging trends that we believe are instrumental to…Read more

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