Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Teams: extend collaboration across teams 

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Think about the time spent between the moment you open an email or chat, find, and reply with the requested information, and then get back into the flow of your work. Add up those minutes-long interruptions, and you begin to realize why we often can’t finish everything on our to-do lists. We want to dramatically Read more

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Innovation on the service suite of Dynamics 365 applications 

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With service at the heart of businesses’ relationships with their customers, our passion to enable those businesses to earn customers for life through exceptional service delivery fuels our innovation on the service suite of Microsoft Dynamics 365 applications. Businesses are racing to transform their service organizations from cost centers into profit centers through always-on, world-class Read more

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Gartner positions Dynamics 365 Field Service Magic Quadrant Leader 

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Field service technology is transforming quickly, evolving at an accelerated pace, and that evolution is significantly impacting how we work, what we work on, and how we best serve our customers. As technology speeds forward creating greater efficiencies, it is also pushing cutting edge technologies into the mainstream. These technologies not only streamline processes and Read more

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Maintain business continuity with Dynamics 365 Field Service 

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This post has been updated on June 15, 2020; for the most up-to-date information on Dynamics 365 offers, see Microsoft offers. In today’s dynamic business climate, field service teams are still expected to maintain infrastructure and customer equipment, often with fewer onsite technicians and limited face-to-face interaction with customers. That means adjusting one’s field service Read more

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Using AI to build a modern field service organization 

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Field service organizations have traditionally operated under the break-fix model, responding to device failure after the customer reports an issue. This operating model has grown costly and inefficient and has proven less than effective in satisfying the customer’s rising needs. As the field service industry rapidly evolves toward a proactive and predictive model, cutting edge Read more

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Smart cities: Innovation, inclusion, and IoT 

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This week, at Smart City Expo—in Barcelona—we’re excited to showcase new innovations that will transform Smart City programs worldwide. Smart cities are no longer science fiction. They’re here and now and growing quickly as the Internet of Things (IoT) expands and spreads throughout municipalities around the globe. Some predict the smart city industry will be Read more

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Weekly Webinars for the Business Applications Community for September 2019! 

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Didn’t you wish there was some expert that would just explain how to use Dynamics 365 and Power Platform technologies? Purvin Patel brings his firehose of information to the community every Monday at 10am (Pacific) as part of a weekly webinar series.  You should expect deep dives, special guests, MVPs talking about cool things they Read more

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Building smart cities of the future with Microsoft 

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The term smart city usually focuses on infrastructure and how big data and information technology can be used to better manage urban assets such as waterworks, roads, and public transit. Smart denotes physical assets connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) via sensor technology streaming data such as smart parking meters or smart streetlights. Smart Read more

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9 ways to use EHR data to improve home health care outcomes 

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Delivering care outside the hospital offers providers an exceptional opportunity to improve patient outcomes and enhance the patient experience. Hospitals that expand into home healthcare, for example, can reach more patients with better care while tapping into a profitable new revenue stream. For many providers, however, home health services are not producing the outcomes they Read more

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Video series: Transform field service with Dynamics 365 

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Field Technologies Online reported that 53 percent of field service organizations cite ensuring mobile workers are operating at optimal efficiency and productivity as their number one challenge. This pain point bleeds into other challenges, including the respondents second largest concern of meeting growing customer demands and expectations at 46 percent. These two challenges make sense Read more

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How Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Field Service impacts the bottom line 

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A new study by Forrester Consulting calculates the potential return on investment (ROI) for implementing Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Field Service can help organizations realize benefits of $1.8M over three years, adding up to a net present value (NPV) of $1.4M and an  ROI of 363 percent. The Microsoft-commissioned Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) is based on Read more

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Announcing end-of-life for Field Service (online) legacy versions by February, 2020 

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Continuing toward our goal of having all customers on the latest version of Dynamics 365, today we are announcing the retirement of all legacy versions (web client and mobile) of Dynamics 365 for Field Service (online) by the end of February, 2020. All customers must update to Field Service version 8.x by February, 2020. This Read more

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