Did you choose the wrong ERP system?

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    Now that could open up a can of worms!  You may question your vendor or the professional service company that implemented the solution, or even the assessment process that defined your requirements but let’s break it down to a more fundamental question – do you get the information you need from the system?  Do you have an information …

Newsletter – June 2016

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  The Dynamics market continues to grow and innovate with, for example, greater adoption of cloud and Power BI. At PrecisionPoint we have always been at the forefront of this market and in this edition we look at some of the ways PrecisionPoint is investing and innovating to deliver solutions using these latest technologies and to become increasingly relevant across …

CIOReview ranked PrecisionPoint among the 50 Most Promising MS Dynamics Solution Providers 2016

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FREMONT, CA—June 14, 2016—PrecisionPoint has been chosen as one of the 50 Most Promising Dynamics Solution Providers 2016 by CIOReview. PrecisionPoint specializes in business intelligence, reporting and analysis. It offers daily consolidation down to the detail held in the sub ledgers enabling management to get a complete picture of what is happening in the business every day. It provides software …

The road to Digital and Financial Collaboration

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An interesting article published recently by CFO Research on The Digital CFO prompted my thoughts on the extended role of the CFO. As IT becomes a digital experience for everyone in the organisation, so it has an increasingly profound effect on how business is conducted and the opportunities it presents.  Everyone has a new expectation of what their digital experience …

BI User Adoption? Why Not?

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Challenges of BI – Discussion 3 :   In the world of BI, there are key challenges that affect all projects; (1) data governance, (2) partner support and (3) user adoption. Looking at each in turn, this is third discussion paper looking at user adoption. But I can’t see the benefit!  How many companies have installed a CRM system only to …

The role of the Dynamics Value Added Reseller

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Challenges of BI – Discussion 2 : In the world of BI, there are key challenges that affect all project; (1) data governance, (2) partner support and (3) user adoption. Looking at each in turn, this is second discussion paper looking at the role of the Dynamics value added reseller. Does the VAR even have a role? There are probably …

Jump on that Microsoft freight train or get run over – PowerBI rolls on

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  How the market sees Power BI? Microsoft describes PowerBI as a suite of business analytics tools that enables customers to analyse data, gain insight by monitoring business data and transforming that data into rich dashboards, available on any device and ready to be collected and organised in whatever way required.  The recent report from MSDynamicsWorld stated that only 13.5% …

BI and data warehouse – Why wouldn’t you?

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    Companies underestimate what is required with BI projects; whereas with ERP they just know it’s going to be hard! But with BI, they assume it will be easy and so frequently don’t budget enough for its success. There needs to be an understanding that BI is not a single-point-delivery but more a journey. The key to a good …

Newsletter – December 2015

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  Time really flies. It’s Christmas already. First of all we would like to thank you for the business you have placed with us this year and your continued support. It is a privilege for PrecisionPoint to have you as a customer and that is what keeps us motivated to strive for excellence in the solutions we develop. Our aim …

Is Power BI enough?

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Have you noticed how PowerBI suite is generating lots of great excitement and debate around the Dynamics community? Rightly so. PowerBI is rich in front end capability, but for many ERP and CRM users their issues are unchanged – how do I get to my data easily and how do I know it is financially sound? The truth is that …