Microsoft Dynamics Partners


Salesforce.com and the Enterprise Social Revolution

The company that defined cloud-based Software as a Service is now looking to change the way workers collaborate, communicate and service their customers.

Microsoft's Dynamics Partners Finding Strength in Numbers with Katalys (UPDATED)

Katalys Group formed to help small Dynamics partners find a creative way to meet the Microsoft Partner Network requirements by banding together.

Microsoft Considers Making Cloud Sales Required for Gold Competencies

It's no secret that Microsoft is encouraging partners to offer its cloud computing services, but the company may ultimately step that up to a requirement.

Post-Master VAR, Microsoft Cracks Down on Alternative Approach

With its first two Master VARs named, Microsoft is cracking down on a so-called buying group that sprung up in response to the recent changes for Microsoft partners focused on the business application/Dynamics side of Microsoft's product portfolio.

With Dynamics CRM 2011 Update, Microsoft's Focus Shifts to Social

Microsoft on Tuesday went live with the Dynamics CRM November 2011 service update, which brings social technologies to the online and on-premise CRM platform that Microsoft released at the beginning of the year.

Microsoft Names 2 Master VARs: SBS Group and Socius1 (UPDATED)

Microsoft on Monday formally announced two of the three Microsoft Dynamics Master VARs for the United States: SBS Group and Socius1, LLC.

How To Avoid an Epic CRM Fail

By adding the element of planning with CRM applications, sales leadership will have a much-needed higher degree of implementation success.

Microsoft's 'Master VAR' Program: Dynamics Franchising Revisited

Microsoft preps pilot of program for Dynamics partners as an alternative to its aborted franchise plan.

Microsoft Unveils Another Incentive Program at Dynamics AX 2012 Launch Event

A month after releasing its Dynamics AX 2012 ERP software, Microsoft on Thursday held a formal launch of the product in a virtual event headlined by CEO Steve Ballmer and Business Solutions President Kirill Tatarinov.

Microsoft Giving $150 Per User To Switch to Dynamics CRM Online from Competition

Microsoft on Monday unveiled a promotion that pays back customers $150 per user seat for switching to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online from CRM competitors.

7 Signs of an Epic CRM Fail (and How To Fix It)

Many partner organizations implement a CRM system thinking it's going to be a silver bullet. That's their first mistake. Here are some guidelines to ensure the execution of your CRM system is as good as its promise.

Microsoft Releases Dynamics AX 2012 Globally

Microsoft made its Dynamics AX 2012 product generally available in 25 countries on Monday.

How Microsoft Dynamics Partners Are Evolving with the Cloud

With Microsoft rolling out more of its key business applications in the cloud, the channel must prepare. But in interviews at Microsoft Convergence, partners and customers are finding the cloud is just one more reason to re-emphasize good old-fashioned services.

Dynamics CRM 2011 Review: Strong Play by Microsoft

Putting the latest version of the Microsoft CRM tool through its paces, we found many worthwhile improvements among the 500 or so new features that give Microsoft partners an even more solid competitor to Salesforce.com and Oracle.

2011 RCP Salary Survey: Microsoft Partner Salaries Plateau (and That's OK)

RCP's 5th annual Salary Survey finds partner salaries in 2011 are holding steady. That's a big improvement after the drop last year, and many partners see reasons for optimism about their personal fortunes as they look into their pipelines for the remainder of 2011.