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Dynamics 365 Business Central (BC) Growth is Insane!

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  The latest announcement coming out of the Dynamics Business Central (BC) Microsoft virtual event last month was the extremely rapid growth of the software. There are now over 10,000 customers using D365 Business Central cloud-based ERP software with a strong 125k on-premise base. That’s a 250% growth rate! The momentum for this product is amazing! It is no surprise with the amazing ease of use features, monthly subscription fees (not annual), fast implementation, and full integration with Microsoft Office 365 functionality.  To imagine what the software will be 5-10 years from now, let's assume we keep on the same trajectory for a 250% year-over-year growth. What does that look like in terms of numbers of users using BC Cloud? If you look at the graph below, at this current rate, BC will exceed 25,000 customers next year and be well over 100,000 customers by 2023. I believe based on what I am seeing and hearing from the market that this growth rate will continue for at least the

Top Things to Not Miss at GPUG/ User Group Summit in Orlando

Summit is my favorite time of the year and I can't believe it is almost upon us. Here is my list of top things not to miss each year. Welcome Reception for New Users - If you are a first-time attendee, this is a must attend! Get your questions answered and bond with other newbies.  Expo Reception - Appetizers, Drinks, and Giveaways- Oh My! The first night of expo is the best one to attend while there are still free-giveaways available.Save room in your suitcase to bring all these fun little things home for yourself or the kiddos.  Expo Hall- Visit my favorite top vendors and see what all the buzz is all about: EOne Solutions, Mekorma, Nodus, Avalara, Binary Stream, Jet Reports, DocLink, AvidExchange and so, so many more.... GPUG General Session- Here is where you learn the about the newest release of Dynamics GP, discover all the award winners each year, and Bob McAdam is always a great and entertaining host.  Parties- There is always a party going on at Summit. This week t
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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central   My Top 10 Favorite Things #3- Single Sign-On Logins & the Association with Office 365 Of all my favorite things in the world, remembering passwords and authentication questions is not one of them. Do you ever get sick of logging in and out of programs all day long? Microsoft understands this problem, which is why Dynamics 365 Business Central works with your Office 365 credentials and a single sign-on authentication. What Does This Mean?  When I log into BC and I remember my credentials, it authenticates me against my computer account which is associated with my Office 365 account. Does This Mean I Must Have Office 365 to Run Dynamics Business Central?  Yes, you must have  Office 365 licenses to run Business Central. Why the Association?  Associating your Office 365 logins with Business Central allows for quicker login access, one single password for all Microsoft products, and easy security admin for your IT users. Your