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Weekly Webinars for the Business Applications Community for September 2019! 

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...

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Dynamics 365 Sales Insights app (with conversation intelligence) generally available 

Sales organizations are looking for ways to harness the power of AI and transform their business. Every time sellers interact with customers, data is getting created in various systems and organizations are left seeking ways to generate value from the data assets that are created. Customer conversations are a critical part of the sales cycle,...

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Generate PDF quote documents based on standardized templates 

When a customer is ready for a formal proposal that contains the most current pricing information and product quantities, they are generally presented with a quote. Until now, a salesperson using Dynamics 365 for Sales could generate quote documents only in Word format using Microsoft Office templates. They then had to convert the Word docs...

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Unlock next at Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2019 

Get ready to flex your business application skills and pick up some new ones at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit. Coming to Atlanta, Georgia June 10 – 11, 2019, this is the place to dive deep with the tools you use every day, get a sneak peek at what’s new and next, and connect with...

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Trends report: Unlock the secrets to a winning strategy for sales teams 

In a time of relentless business change, how are successful sales teams delivering predictable, scalable results? We surveyed over 200 B2B sales leaders and medium to large enterprise level companies to find out. The new report, available today, is a must-read for sales leaders. The research, conducted by Heinz Marketing and Microsoft, provides a snapshot...

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New AI, mixed reality business solutions lead the way for Microsoft Dynamics 365 

Today at Microsoft Business Forward in Paris, France we connected with hundreds of global business leaders to share our vision for Microsoft Business Applications. In addition, I had the privilege to unveil new Dynamics 365 AI and mixed reality applications, and new solutions to help businesses unlock deeper insights from data across their organizations. The...

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Introducing the Savvy Business Leaders podcast series 

Savvy Business Leaders is a five-episode thought leadership podcast series featuring industry-leading influencers and some of the leading brands tackling emerging business challenges facing leadership teams today. Host Bill Detwiler, Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research, interviews leading experts to dive into key areas of business transformation, from relationship selling to connected field...

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Five revenue killers and how to defeat them 

Growing a business is no easy feat. When revenue growth doesn’t meet projections, deducing what’s killing your revenue can be like cracking the case on a Whodunit mystery case. Where should you start searching for the first clues? A new e-book explores the top five culprits that can derail revenue and stop growth dead in...

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April ’19 release notes for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform now available 

Today, we published the April ’19 release notes, a compilation of hundreds of new features for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform that will be released between April and September 2019. The new features and enhancements in this release demonstrate our continued investment in capabilities to power digital transformation, from AI-infused intelligence to breakthrough customer experiences....

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3 ways modern sales productivity technologies drive results for high-growth SMBs 

Small and mid-sized companies (SMBs) are projected to grow 6-10 percent this year—more than twice as fast as the global GDP (3.4 percent). Successful SMBs are outfitting their sales teams with the skills and smarts to thrive in this fast-paced environment. From knowing what to do and how to do it fast, sales teams are...

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Relationship selling in action: 3 takeaways from our customers 

The tide has turned on the traditional funnel-based sales model. In today’s digital marketplace, buyers expect sellers to earn their trust by connecting to specific pain points and needs with personalized, relevant content and human interactions at every step. That’s why many organizations are turning to relationship selling—and Microsoft Dynamics 365—to empower sellers to drive...

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Announcing the Dynamics 365 April ‘19 release timeline 

In July 2018, we announced a set of changes to the way we deliver Dynamics 365 updates to help you stay current in a consistent, predictable, and seamless manner. Today, I want to follow-up with an update on our progress since July, as well as reveal the timeline and details for the April ’19 release....

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