Blog: ERP

Top Reasons to Accelerate and Migrate to Dynamics 365

June 14, 2021 - by Synoptek

Even though it has been more than 2 years since the pandemic caused global business disruption, the long-term repercussions of the COVID-19 crisis continue to be felt. From rising costs to poor efficiency — organizations are battling new challenges and are constantly on the lookout for ways to streamline their operations. If you want to drive value in today’s post-pandemic era, you need to embrace cutting-edge technology solutions like Dynamics 365 that not only improve business performance but also help control costs. Let’s dig into the top reasons to accelerate and migrate to Dynamics 365.

Why Time is of the Essence

The pandemic has pushed every business over the tipping point – specifically with respect to their technology ecosystem. Although the hybrid model has become a global phenomenon, many organizations still find it difficult to derive value from it. While the tech-savvy ones are reaping all the benefits from a hybrid environment, those with limited digital collaboration capabilities continue to face the brunt of poor performance, productivity, and profits.

As countries reel from the second and third waves of the pandemic, organizations will have to speed up the adoption of digital technologies or face low employee morale, poor market position, and dissatisfied customers. To stay competitive in this new business and economic environment, they need to recognize the strategic importance of modern digital technologies and fill the many gaps that restrict them from achieving true transformation and innovation.

Top Reasons to Accelerate Migration to Dynamics 365

Dynamics 365 and its suite of new-age enterprise products empowers organizations to transform their business. This cloud-based platform offers a gamut of modern capabilities and features, using which organizations can enhance the efficiency and timeliness of operations while sustaining performance in a constantly evolving and uncertain world. Here are the top  reasons why you should accelerate your migration journey to Dynamics 365:

1. Boost Integration and Collaboration

In today’s remote and hybrid workplace where a majority of employees continue to work from their homes, Dynamics 365 helps in bringing all data from across the organization together. So, no matter where your employees are working from, or what devices they are using, with Dynamics 365 they can get access to the data they need to do their jobs while enjoying a 360-degree view of their business. Seamless integration with other Microsoft products like Office 365 and Power BI further makes it easy to enhance teamwork, share information in real-time, and allow for easier and more efficient collaboration and improved productivity.

2. Enhance Business Agility and Flexibility

Staying afloat and driving high-quality results in a post-pandemic era requires organizations to adapt to changing business needs. Dynamics 365 offers a suite of prebuilt business applications to meet the unique needs of enterprises in today’s volatile business environment. Integration with the Power Platform, for instance, means you can develop a customized app and further extend it to enhance business agility and flexibility. You can also support business growth by quickly activating and deploying new users – without costly edits to your underlying IT infrastructure.

3. Improve the Customer Journey

The best way to enable a flawless customer journey is by making customers happy at every stage of their purchasing cycle, and that’s what Dynamics 365 does. Migrating to Dynamics 365 helps with the customer journey by streamlining the way in which customers discover products, evaluate whether they meet their needs, look for a good offer, and finally make a purchase. Using Dynamics 365, employees can make the most of automated messaging, interactive decision points and a variety of customer journey templates with pre-made structures for a quick start and guide customers at every step along the way.

4. Improve Security, Privacy, and Reliability

Effectively mitigating security risks in a COVID-19 world has become extremely critical for organizations where employees are remotely accessing enterprise data using personal devices and unsecured networks. Dynamics 365 stores data in highly secure and well-equipped data centers that are owned and managed by Microsoft. With Dynamics 365’s security model, 99.9% uptime SLA, and strong identify and access management mechanisms, you can get peace of mind knowing your sensitive business data is safe. You can also tailor security settings to suit the different needs of your business units and effectively prevent the occurrence of data breaches. Security should be at the top of your organizations priority, with Synoptek’s cyber security you can stop incedents before they even begin.

Starting Your Migration to Dynamics 365

Organizations need to empower the workforce with the right tools and systems to compete, succeed, and excel in today’s highly uncertain business environment. Improving business process efficiency and workforce productivity while reducing the complexity of hardware and software management provides the ability to focus on strategic planning and other high-priority items. Dynamics 365, with its numerous cutting-edge capabilities, allows businesses to boost integration and collaboration, enhance business agility and flexibility, and improve security, privacy, and reliability. Are you ready to integrate Dynamics 365 into your business?

White paper: Upgrade to Dynamics 365 - Top 3 Cost Optimization Strategies to Consider