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Updated Solution Release: Long Term Sales Forecasting Version 2.0.0 for Microsoft Dynamics

Jul 24, 2017 4:00:40 AM

Accurately track and act on real data intelligence with the Fullscope Long Term Sales Forecasting Solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365. It enables you to view sales forecasting accuracy across products and periods. Drill down to individual customers or sales reps from your tailored dashboard view to get more specific data on their performance.

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5 Development Areas for Manufacturers

May 15, 2017 1:00:21 PM

With economic and political upheaval across the globe manufacturing organisations are facing challenges and opportunities. One of the hurdles emerging now has to do with the ability to harness the opportunities that will come out of new and changing markets.

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How Much Time (& Money) Do You Waste During an ERP Data Migration?

Jun 23, 2015 5:00:19 PM

June Blog Series: A Case For…

Insights From: Gaja Mohandass (Fullscope Senior Consultant), Marty Bullock (Fullscope Dynamics AX Engagement Manager), Shannan Tanner (Program Manager at The Shepherd Color Company)

How much time has your manufacturing business lost to an ERP data migration? For many, the process of entering large sets of data into a new system can add months onto an implementation project. It's tedious and comes with other challenges like manual entry errors and productivity downtime. Data migration is one of the most critical activities in an implementation, and poor data quality or missing data at system start up can cause an ineffective or failed implementation.

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Empower Your Mobile Manufacturing Workforce with Dynamics AX

Jun 11, 2015 5:00:16 PM

June Blog Series: A Case For…

Today's workforce is becoming increasingly mobile, and according to the blog Mobile ERP: It Doesn't Have to Hurt! and Forrester Research three out of every 10 workers are considered fully mobile. With 30 percent of workers working remotely on a regular basis, it is growing increasingly important for manufacturers to provide its teams with the mobile tools they need to get the job done.

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AX Technical Tip: Prevent Headaches with Data Consistency Checks

Jun 2, 2015 5:00:59 PM

 June Blog Series: A Case For…

Insights From: Doug Payton (Fullscope Technical Consultant)

Microsoft Dynamics AX includes classes that check data consistency in most of the modules, and it provides a job to run all or a subset of each one. This is also sometimes called a "sanity check," which ensures the data for tables are in a valid state (for example: tables with lines each point back to a valid header, etc.) or notes that a situation shouldn't last for long (for example: sales orders on hold). It ensures that data corruption or inconsistencies (by the system or by people) can be caught early before effects are felt downstream.

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Working with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Usage Data

Apr 30, 2015 5:00:58 PM

April Blog Series: Spring Cleaning

Insights From: Doug Payton (Fullscope Technical Consultant)

Usage data is the information Microsoft Dynamics AX stores to track changes a user makes to the user interface. This includes: hiding a field or the parameters a report used.  Usage data is captured for every object that has a user interaction. This includes: forms, reports and classes that run dialogs.

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Need More Powerful Data? Harness Microsoft Power BI

Apr 16, 2015 5:00:55 PM

April Blog Series: Spring Cleaning

Insights From: Tammy Bole (Principal Data Architect at Edgewater Consulting)

In the most successful businesses, users require up to the minute access to large and diverse data sets in order to make the most effective business decisions.  Simultaneously, IT departments are tasked with maintaining the security and integrity of this data, as well as sustaining the mechanics of integrating multiple large and ever-changing heterogeneous data sets.  These two seemingly opposing requirements culminate in one common goal: enabling appropriate access and quick availability of quality data in an easily consumable manner. To perhaps help solve this quandary, Microsoft has recently released Microsoft Power BI, which offers new technology and leverages existing Office 365 and SharePoint technology as well.

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