Microsoft Dynamics 365 New Pricing and Licensing

Posted on: September 27, 2019 | By: Molly Kenney | Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Microsoft has released a new pricing model for their Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Plan Licenses and like many Microsoft Dynamics pricing changes, it gets a little confusing. Logan Consulting, a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Partner of Chicago, can certainly provide follow up articles and information about the pricing, but here's what we can share with you today. A La Carte Model Microsoft is now moving from a plan model to an a...


Early Project Focus on Critical Manufacturing Data Important to ERP Implementation Success

Posted on: June 27, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing

In complex manufacturing environments, the maintenance of item master, bill of material, and routing data is critical to accurate costing, planning, and manufacturing. Unfortunately, in many ERP implementations, the focus on this data and the conversion of it from a legacy ERP system to the new ERP system starts too late! Some ERP systems manage this data differently for planning, costing and manufacturing. As a result, it is important to...


The Importance of Pre and Post Cutover Metrics for ERP Implementations

Posted on: June 27, 2019 | By: Tim Lovely | ERP Selection, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, Professional Services, QAD Business Process, QAD Distribution, QAD Financials, QAD Manufacturing, QAD Practice News

Defining specific pre and post cutover metrics is an important step in the planning of a new ERP system. ERP implementations are often seen as projects which reduce on-time shipment performance or throughput, for example. The Project Team needs the ability to reference pre cutover metrics and easily compare them to the same cutover metric to assess the positive or negative impact of the cutover. The Project Team (internal and...


3 Ways to Ensure CRM Implementation Success

Posted on: March 7, 2019 | By: Guy Logan | Microsoft Dynamics CRM

There are many moving parts to implementing a new CRM software, like Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CRM), that could end up causing your organization problems later down the road. It is crucial that you choose the right partner, like Logan Consulting, to guide you in your implementation process. Staying on budget, as well as planning and scoping your project are essential for success. Read on for three ways that...


A New Year Comparison Between Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce

Posted on: January 22, 2019 | By: Guy Logan | Microsoft Dynamics CRM

The new year is finally here and it’s time to start diving into those New Year Resolutions! In 2019, we should strive to create a work environment that is as efficient and as consistent as possible. Although Salesforce has been a leading CRM solution for years, there are a few reasons why it may not be the best investment for the future. Microsoft Dynamics 365 is an excellent switch because...


Step-by-Step to Add New Dynamics/CRM Users to SharePoint

Posted on: January 15, 2019 | By: Guy Logan | Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Authored By: John Hinchy We recently received a client request to help with an error for a user tracking to track documents in SharePoint from their Dynamics CRM system. This started as a tricky situation because the error was very generic and did not give a log nor details about why the user could not post a document to their CRM SharePoint site. When setting up SharePoint in CRM there are many...


Add Percentage Labels to Your Charts in Dynamics 365/CRM

Posted on: January 8, 2019 | By: Guy Logan | Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Authored By: John Hinchy One of the most important features in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement is the ability to use dashboards. These are the visual interpretation of all data used and collected in your Dynamics CRM system. Dashboards are meant to be user friendly, customizable windows that give users the ability to view lots of data quickly at a high level. Whether manager, sales, administrators, or service workers, a well put...


The Best of Your Local User Groups

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | By: Guy Logan | Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics GP

With over 120,000 members, the influence of the User Group Community is limitless, and with conference benefits, membership benefits, and more, there is almost no reason not to be a part of it. The User Group Communities give users of ERP and CRM software, like Microsoft Dynamics 365, Dynamics GP, Dynamics CRM, etc., the opportunity to share information both in-person and virtually. The User Group Community provides various exclusive discounts...


Get Ready for the Unified Interface

Posted on: November 16, 2018 | By: Guy Logan | Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Authored by: Don Surma As a user of Dynamics 365, you may have seen notices about switching to the Unified Interface pop up while loading the application. What is the Unified Interface? In short, it is the future of Dynamics 365. It is an alternative user interface to the familiar Web interface we use today. Microsoft wants us to think of each module within Dynamics 365 (CRM) as an app:...


Microsoft Dynamics GP and Dynamics CRM Help Supply Company Succeed

Posted on: November 7, 2018 | By: Guy Logan | Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics GP

Logan Consulting helped implement Microsoft Dynamics CRM as well as Microsoft Dynamics GP for one of the largest suppliers of radiographic systems. See the infographic below to see how Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics CRM helped this organization reach its full potential.   This radiographic supplier is now able to work efficiently and independently with ERP Systems that will grow with them as their organization grows. Are you considering...