Dynamics 365: What’s to Love? Part 1 – Manufacturing

D365 Supply Chain Manufacturing

With Valentine’s Day approaching, we believe that love is in the air and manufacturers should be falling in love with Dynamics 365 if they haven’t already! You’re just not my type!  Ever heard that line before?  Well, never again do you have to hear that painful rejection.  If you didn’t already know, Dynamics 365 Supply…

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Subcontracting in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations – Part 3

To cap off our Subcontracting in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations blog series, we’re wrapping all that we’ve learned up into a nice recap video. The recorded webinar below explains when and why subcontracting is used in Dynamics 365, BOM setup (touching on the material from Part 1 of this blog series), Routes…

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Subcontracting in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations – Part 2: Routes

assembly operation route

Subcontracting is a practice that is often used in manufacturing for cost purposes, load balancing of resources, or due to outside resources having special equipment or expertise. Regardless of the reason, there is a business impact as it relates to scheduling, inventory, costing, and the production process. So, how is this effort managed in Dynamics…

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Using Predictive Analytics to Forecast Sales in Manufacturing

Dynamics 365 AI

In Manufacturing, many years have been devoted to watching and managing margins and the bottom line. This normally meant looking at ways to cut costs, people, and unnecessary processes or to improve operational efficiency. It’s the reason that KPIs like Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) have been an integral metric used with continuous operational improvement in…

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IMTS and Digital Transformation – When Worlds Collide

IMTS 2018 Dreamers and Doers

We had the opportunity to attend IMTS earlier this month, along with over 130,000 of our closest friends. What we learned at our booth, and across the multiple acres of technology displays, certainly bears closer scrutiny. Manufacturing technology strategy is undergoing a radical change, but it’s hard to say whether this show reflects the reality…

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A Must-Visit in a Sea of Awesomeness at IMTS 2018

imts 2018 balloon

We get it, there is A LOT to see and A LOT to do at IMTS next week in Chicago. This is the largest Manufacturing Technology show in the United States, taking place at McCormick Place from September 10-15. Over 115,000 industrial decision-makers will be in attendance from all over the world. With multiple buildings…

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Why Are Manufacturers Choosing Dynamics 365?

Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing

Large manufacturers are always looking for ways to grow their organization, increase productivity, and increase their bottom lines. To some, that may mean purchasing new machines, hiring more workers, or maybe even acquiring similar businesses. However, with the advances in new technology, many manufacturers are turning to ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software to gain a…

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Mixing Microsoft with Manufacturing

Dynamics 365 dashboard

Manufacturers all over the world have long relied on Microsoft Office tools to help run their operations. As great as these tools are, the industry and it’s technological demands have grown to require more intelligent solutions. So, let’s take a quick look at three areas in which Microsoft has heavily invested for the future of manufacturing… Microsoft…

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