Many people attribute this quote to Anthony Robbins and before him Albert Einstein, Henry Ford, and even Mark Twain. Regardless of the origin, what matters is the point it makes. If you want to change the end result, you need to change the way you do things.
There are a lot of considerations for existing Salesforce.com customers when considering a move to Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The largest barrier in switching is data migration. There is a lot more to a data migration than simply exporting data from Salesforce.com and importing it into Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Let's take a look at some things to review and consider.
Since the launch of Office 365 summer of 2011, Microsoft continues to regularly delivering new value in the service, releasing monthly updates, and brought Office 365 to another 22 new markets to grow the global footprint to 64 geographies. It is certain that more geography’s are to come! With the rapid growth, the result is cost to run Office 365 becoming more efficient.
Microsoft made some revisions to the Office 365 System Requirements so that you continue to get the full Office 365 experience. These changes are reflected on the Microsoft official System Requirements page. Listed below is a summary of the changes to be aware of:
When faced with the need to coordinate training for your employees, having a flashy training room with ergonomic chairs, a polished trainer, and training manuals is not always a tangible solution. While this picture may not be tangible, it doesn’t negate the fact that you need to get people using the software, using it correctly, and helping your company meet its business needs with the software. Below, I have listed four general concepts that will hopefully help guide you in the right direction if you are faced with the seemingly daunting task of coordinating a training plan for your organization.
So, you have implemented your form customizations, migrated your data, and from a technical perspective, you have crossed the proverbial t’s and dotted the i’s; however, how do you plan on getting people to use it?! While Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 is a certainly a very flexible and functional application; it is aesthetically interesting; and one may say pleasing to the eye, it is certainly not the Field of Dreams. In other words, just because you build it, they are not necessarily going to come and use it.
Let me paint you a picture...A consultant (let’s call him Bosh Behl..to protect the innocent) preparing to do a 4 hour workshop on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for a room full of his customers arrives early onsite to ensure that he can connect to his CRM Hyper-V environment.
Summit Group Software is officially participating in the BPOS to Office 365 TAP migration program. I plan to share as many details as possible about the migration process as we proceed in order to make it as easy as possible for other organizations.