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Solving the 3 Biggest Concerns of CPG Organizations

Feb 21, 2018 7:00 AM

According to the Deloitte Consumer Products Industry Outlook, 2018 looks to be a year of growth for the CPG industry due to stabilizing US and global economies and an increased buying ability of consumers.  What will this mean for this highly competitive industry and how will organizations drive towards leadership positions with their brands? 

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Extending and Improving a Lean Design for Power BI with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement

Oct 17, 2017 8:00 PM

In the first three parts of this Power BI series, we went through building a lean data set that minimized unnecessary database queries so working with our data remained fast and painless. At the point we left it in part three, it's totally usable as is, but we can make it even better by adding some formulas and custom tables.

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Incorporating the Corporate Training Program Leads to CRM Success

Oct 8, 2017 8:00 PM

In our previous article we discussed, Three ways CORE Leads an Organization in becoming CRM Ready. The CRM Ready model mirrors the actions of other companies who have been the most successful in CRM. Now let' discuss how the Fullscope corporate training program (CTP) is a part of D365 University and meshes with building block number two of the CRM Ready model, which is about training, or having a training system.

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Power BI + Dynamics 365 (formerly Dynamics CRM): It’s all about Relationships

Oct 3, 2017 8:00 PM

When we concluded the last blog in this series Importing Data for Speed Using Power BI with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement, we had all our data query work done to bring in accounts and opportunities, but it wasn't yet reportable - optionsets and lookups remained unresolved, and we couldn't look at related data across tables.

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Service, Service, Service

Sep 27, 2017 8:00 PM

In our previous blog- "Dynamics 365- The Art of the Possible", we discussed the importance behind Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the stride it's taking towards digital transformation. Now, let's dive deeper into the functionality of this software and what it can deliver from the CRM and Service portion of the suite

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Sales Forecast Accuracy Best Practices

Sep 19, 2017 8:00 PM

Sales pipeline consists of all opportunities at all stages in the sales cycle, and sales forecast is the salesperson’s prediction of which sales will close within a given time frame. The main difference between the pipeline and the sales forecast is the prospect must have a need that the organization can address within budget and timeframe considerations to qualify for the sales forecast. There also must be a clear understanding and agreement about the “next step.” For example:

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Importing Data for Speed Using Power BI with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement

Sep 19, 2017 8:00 PM

In my last article Power BI Hack to Improve Power BI Speed with Microsoft Dynamics 365 (formerly Dynamics CRM), I talked about the performance issues that we commonly see when our clients are using Power BI with Dynamics. For this blog, we are going to dig a little deeper and cover one of three best practices that will address speed of importing data.

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3 Ways CORE Leads an Organization in Becoming CRM Ready

Sep 12, 2017 8:00 PM

Let's first start by going through a rundown of everything we've learned so far about the CRM Ready model. The CRM Ready model is an aspirational goal that Fullscope has for our customers. We want our clients to utilize this because it has been fashioned after other companies who have been the most successful in CRM. We work to move everyone that comes on board with us towards the CRM Ready model because it works. 

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