Hope for the best, plan for the worst. It’s an old saying that’s as true in business as it is anywhere else. However, when it comes to IT we see a lot more companies hoping than planning. With that in mind, we wanted to share a story about Managed Services that might help you put a price tag on the protection it offers.
Banner ads are the wallpaper of the internet and, like wallpaper, they can hide some pretty terrible things. Lately they’ve been used to spread malvertising, which is a type of security threat involving hackers hijacking advertising space on websites and using it to spread malware. It’s growing rapidly and we wanted to make you aware of it.
It shouldn’t be news that CRM can add value beyond sales. (Marketing and Customer Service are part of the Holy Trinity of Dynamics CRM, after all.) What might be news is that even the accounting department can benefit from using CRM. At our latest user group we showed off a way to manage collections in CRM and we’re going to break it down for you.
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 brings several improvements to intercompany functionality. Both of the features we’re talking about today mean users will spend less time switching between companies to manage journal entries.
There’s a lot of stuff on the internet and you don’t need – or want – to see it all. Web content filtering is the first line of defense for your network and your sanity. If you’ve got the capabilities you should turn it on ASAP. You’ll see an almost immediate drop in downtime and, if done right, a spike in productivity.
In August spam accounted for 67.2% percent of all email traffic. That means there are two Nigerian princes out there for every legitimate email you receive. It also means you’ll never completely escape the scourge of spam, but there are a few easy ways to keep it to a minimum.
The cloud promises to be a home for all your music, movies, pictures, documents, hopes, dreams and darkest fears. What they don’t tell you is that you’ve only got so much space out there before you need to start paying for it. There are also a lot of different cloud storage options and each one has advantages and disadvantages.
Cats and dogs, me and my in-laws, sales and accounting; some things in this world just don’t get along. There’s nothing Prophet can do about the first two, but Microsoft has given us a way to move data between Dynamics GP accounting software and Dynamics CRM sales management software.