Microsoft Dynamics Partner Roundup: Warehousing for Dynamics 365; High-tech sales ops; D365/QuickBooks integration; Worldwide consumer attributes

By:  Linda Rosencrance



Enterprise Data Warehousing Solution by mcaConnect Now Available for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations

mcaConnect has announced the release of dataConnect, a data warehousing solution that comes with pre-built data models and data extraction technology to create a single source of company data.

dataConnect extracts data from Microsoft Dynamics 365, AX entity, data store and databases as well as from other business systems and spreadsheets and combines them in one single consolidated data model, the company describes. It further describes dataConnect as the only data warehousing solution for Dynamics 365 that enables drilled down capabilities and provides enterprise insight.

“During a typical upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics 365, customers lose their historical data, which means they don’t have a good idea of the performance indicators from previous years,” said Howard Hohnadel, managing director of mcaConnect’s business transformation team, in a statement. “dataConnect gives customers access to that historical data, while keeping the new Dynamics 365 system clean.”

Tensoft Launches SaaS Offering for Technology Companies with Design Win Models

Tensoft Inc., a provider of Microsoft Dynamics ERP for software and technology companies, has launched Tensoft DemandOps.

DemandOps is available on its or bundled with the Tensoft Fabless Semiconductor Management (FSM) solution, Tensoft DemandOps is integrated with Microsoft Dynamics ERP, including Dynamics 365, as well as Tensoft cloud apps, according to company officials.

This purpose-built SaaS application for high-tech product companies is aimed at alleviating sales operations constraints; improving customer service; providing insight into what inventory distributors have on hand at any time; and enabling them to compare to forecast for an accurate overall view of demand, as the company describes.

DBSync Cloud Workflow IPaaS now Available at Microsoft AppSource to Help Companies Seamlessly Integrate Key Business Apps

DBSync, a provider of integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) solutions, has announced that its Cloud Workflow iPaaS for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and QuickBooks is available at Microsoft AppSource.

With DBSync’s Microsoft Dynamics 365 and QuickBooks integration solution companies can:

  • Drive business efficiency by adopting cloud technology advantages of automated integration, without the complexity and cost
  • Have complete data of core sales and accounting applications in one place
  • Increase productivity and data visibility through process automation
  • Reduce manual IT administration tasks and operational overhead
  • Eliminate manual errors

Adopting an automated integration strategy saves time and money, DBSync describes, allowing a business owner and/or IT manager to be more productive. DBSync Cloud Workflow can also be used to integrate Microsoft Dynamics 365 with other applications, including Microsoft Dynamics GP and Dynamics NAV.

Versium Expands LifeData to Include Business and Consumer Attributes from More Than 100 Countries to Power Predictive Analytics & Data Enrichment across the Globe

Predictive analytics company Versium has announced the global expansion of LifeData, a warehouse of publicly-available business and consumer data.

Users of Versium Predict, Versium’s automated predictive analytics solution, can now enhance their enterprise CRM records with LifeData from more than 100 countries so they can target more businesses and consumers through lead scoring, according to company officials.

Versium Predict is integrated into Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales and available for download through AppSource, allowing Dynamics users to access global LifeData at no cost, officials stated.

This global expansion of data enables Versium Predict users to enhance their existing CRM contact data with new attributes from Versium’s proprietary LifeData warehouse, which contains more than 1 trillion consumer and business data attributes, officials stated.

About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.