Microsoft Convergence 2013 - A World Ahead

    Company news - April 9, 2013

    As the premier event for the Microsoft Dynamics community, Convergence is where opportunity and innovation meet to deliver real business value. It’s the chance to make key business connections and to discover the full potential of Microsoft Dynamics solutions. The Dynamics Software team were inspired once again exhibiting at Microsoft Convergence 2013 in New Orleans. We enjoyed meeting the community, existing and new customers and partners.

    There were over 10,000 attendees this year! It was great to learn about the latest trends and understand the challenges customers are facing today. Dynamics ERP managers revealed more of the product's upcoming release plans including 2013 feature packs for warehousing, transportation, and mobility and a 2014 major release. We introduced and demonstrated our solutions to hundreds of people who stopped by our booth from all over the world. Thanks to all with whom we interacted and we look forward to continuing our communication with you in the year ahead.

    We had several prize winners at our booth at the Expo who won a Meteor Mic*. Congratulations to you all!

    - Dan Nichols from Cincom

    ·Julie Ritzman from U.S. Venture

    ·Heikki Rakkolainen from CGI Finland

    ·Sharee Carter from Hendrick Motorsports

    ·Dewey Lutzow from

    · Julie McMillim from Simpson Technologies Corporation

    · Debra Dobbins from National Oilwell Varco

    · France Rodique from Christie Innomed

    · Lasse Olsen from Avanade

    If you were not able to attend Convergence this year, we hope you will be able to join us next year at Convergence in Atlanta, March 4-7, 2014. In the meanwhile, our Events Calendar will give you an overview of where Dynamics Software will be present around the globe. We look forward to meeting you soon. For more news about our activities and solutions, subscribe to receive news updates or contact us.

    After Convergence 2013, Outlook on Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM – Analysts & influencers
    R "Ray" Wang, Principal Analyst and CEO at Constellation Research Inc.,"Customers are increasingly asking for a mobile experience," he said. "The move to address mobility focuses on ‘in-between time' tasks that improve productivity for employees and bolsters offerings for services based industries and public sector."
    Article: MSDynamicsWorld

    Top three things at Convergence 2013
    “Deep Dive Sessions:  For customers, Convergence is a week-long school to help you use Microsoft Dynamics software to the best of its ability. General sessions are valuable to see product roadmaps and gather upgrade information, but deep dive sessions took attendees to a whole new level. Attendees were able to follow in-depth demonstrations and learn how to get the most out of their software, step-by-step, bringing back valuable tips to offices around the world.”
    Blog: ERPSoftware

    ERP Trends and Microsoft Dynamics AX – Key message for customers
    “We will continue to provide value and innovation at a pretty rapid pace. Innovating on native device experiences on both cell phones and tablets. This is a very immersive experience where we can deliver the next level of productivity for a broad set of users in organizations. We think both by Microsoft providing apps and enabling technology for customers and partners to build their own apps, we can really innovate in an organization with a new experience on tablets and phones”
    Interview: Kees Hertogh

    4 wonderful things about Convergence 2013 – A marketing view
    ‘’The opening keynote: As strong evidence, we heard from four customers who got on stage to share their technology transformation stories including Shock Doctor, Weight Watchers International, Chobani and Revlon. The technology and business leaders from these companies each told of a common theme of improved customer service, better operational efficiency, reduced costs and measurable savings. I especially liked the stories about how these customers achieved rapid deployments of Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM solutions because the Dynamics solutions were easy to learn, and flexible with simple, agile architecture.’’
    Blog: Sikich

    Virtual Convergence - Microsoft
    Didn't attend this year? Join us in Spirit with Virtual Convergence. The opening keynote and general sessions are accessible for our non-Convergence attendees. to view these live sessions, or to view them on-demand after the live event is completed, non-attendees may complete a simple registration form to gain limited access to Virtual Convergence. We are also making the recordings of a small sampling of our most popular concurrent sessions available within Virtual Convergence.

    *“Meteor Mic is the universal solution for recording music on your computer. Perfect for your home or studio. Meteor Mic is also ideal for Skype, iChat or voice recognition software. With Meteor Mic, you can make incredible recordings that are out of this world“

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