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Preparing for Dynamics 365

Dynamics 365 includes many new features, but it also deprecates some older features as well. In order to be prepared for your upgrade to Dynamics 365, it's important to identify what's changing, how it these changes will affect you, and what you can do to prepare.

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Dynamics 365 Use Rights Breakdown

The Team Member and Business Application subscriptions available with Dynamics 365 are an excellent way to reduce licensing costs by ensuring you're paying for only the functionality that users require. To make this easier, a full table of the detailed use rights is available here for review.

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Dynamics 365 Pricing Calculator

The licensing for Dynamics 365 can include many different Business Applications, Subscription Types, and pricing tiers. Hopefully this calculator can help break down the differences between the applications, tiers, and plans for Dynamics 365. Take a look at Dynamics 365 Licensing Made Simple for more details on the components which make up Dynamics 365, and Use Rights Breakdown for details the scope of use rights in Dynamics 365.

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Dynamics 365 Licensing Made Simple

The Business Applications, Plans, Subscription Types, and features of Dynamics 365 can be a bit confusing. Here is a helpful breakdown of Dynamics 365 which lends to a better understanding of the new licensing model. Take a look at the Dynamics 365 Pricing Calculator for more details.

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Tenets of Modern IT Management - 10 Part Video Series

The transformation of IT organizations into competitive advantages of their businesses has driven the adoption of Modern IT Management tenants and we've produced a 10 part video series detailing them.  You'll find below the 10 part series which walks through each tenet.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Dynamics CRM Field Service Mobile App: Resco No More

Microsoft has published a Field Service Mobile app, allowing customers using Field Service to move away from the previously required 3rd-party Resco mobile client and the managed solutions required for Resco and FieldOne.

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Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn and Dynamics CRM Prospers

Yet another great acquisition by Microsoft is pushing the boundaries even further in the CRM arena, with Dynamics users everywhere eagerly awaiting to reach beyond social engagement and insights, to full relationship mapping and analytics.

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Tenets of Modern IT Management - 10 Part Video Series

The transformation of IT organizations into competitive advantages of their businesses has driven the adoption of Modern IT Management tenants and we've produced a 10 part video series detailing them.  You'll find below the 10 part series which walks through each tenet.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Modern IT Management Defined: DevOps, ITIL, Cloud, Agile, or All of the Above?

What if I told you that you had to take your management platforms and start over, but this time you needed to plan for the next generation of how you'd work with your teams.  What if I told you that you needed to re-address how you dealt with your operational lifecycle, development, and release management.  This is what my team and I did over the last several months.  We decided that we'd look at what the management landscape will look like years from now and apply those concepts to the tools being released by Microsoft for the cloud-centric world. 

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