Follow real-life, step-by-step examples that provide the building blocks to build engaging dashboards. This practical guide is all about doing. Get your data, open up Excel, and go!You don't need to be an expert to get the most out of your Dynamics GP implementation and build great-looking, easily maintained dashboards using Microsoft Excel. If you have a working knowledge of Dynamics and Excel you'll be producing amazing dashboards in hours not days.
Build interactive and analytical sales productivity dashboards for Dynamics CRM 2015 with Power BI About This Book Create Dynamics CRM reports using Power BI for Office 365 and Power BI Designer Discover best practices to build and deploy these dashboards to Power BI sites and Dynamics CRM 2015 Learn how to extend dashboard to mobile iPad and Surface Power BI apps Who This Book Is For This book is intended for all Dynamics CRM 2015 users—administrators, managers, business analysts, or report writers who are new to creating dashboards using Power BI and Dynamics CRM. It would be helpful to have a basic knowledge of the Dynamics CRM 2015 platform, but no prior experience is required. What You Will Learn Organize and consolidate Dynamics CRM 2015 datasets Add summaries and visualizations using charts and maps Enhance data clarity with filters, slicers, timelines Improve analysis by joining other data sources Deploy and present the dashboard to Power BI for Office 365 site Use the advanced Q/A functionality with Power BI to query data in the dashboard graphs and charts Connect the dashboards to Dynamics CRM 2015 Extend functionality with Power BI mobile apps In Detail Dynamics CRM 2015 holds a wealth of information about customers and the sales pipeline, but sometimes leaves users with basic end-user reporting and dashboard options. Power BI is a great new tool for analyzing and presenting data, giving us the ability to dig deeper into the information. With the increased requests for real-time sales analytics, Power BI when connected to Dynamics CRM offers a self-service approach to build, shape, and present data through an easy-to-use interface. The set of features within Power BI will give all users a tool to generate real-time sales productivity reports and dashboards to enhance their sales performance. This book will provide you with the skills you need to learn how to build and present Dynamics CRM 2015 sales dashboards using Power BI. It follows a step-by-step process to build an interactive dashboard by organizing and consolidating datasets, improving the look and feel of graphs, charts, and maps, and enhancing data clarity with filters and slicers. By sequentially working through the steps in each chapter, you will learn how to use the Power BI Q/A functionality to query data in the dashboard, extend the dashboards to the mobile apps for the iPad and Surface, and leverage the pre-built workbook template provided by Microsoft for Dynamic CRM 2015 sales, service, and marketing dashboards. Style and approach A step-by-step approach to building a Power BI driven Dynamics CRM dashboard explained in an easy-to-follow style. Each topic is explained sequentially in the process of creating a dashboard, and detailed explanations of the basic and advanced features of Power BI and Dynamics CRM that appeal to the needs of readers with a wide range of experiences are also included.
Written in a hands-on and friendly manner, Developing Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Applications takes a practical approach to teaching you how to develop and customize ERP applications. If you are a Microsoft Dynamics GP developer, consultant, or power user who wants to create and customize applications, then this book is for you. A working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP is required. A basic understanding of business management systems and reporting applications, such as Microsoft Excel and SQL Reporting Services, is highly recommended.
Author: Renato Bellu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2008-11-24
If you’re accountable for accounting in a mid-level business, Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting software can be your friend. Microsoft Dynamics GP For Dummies improves the friendship by highlighting the most useful and practical features, dispelling the most common misconceptions, and letting you in on the best tips and tricks — all in plain English! Microsoft Dynamics GP For Dummies shows you how to set up and use this modular accounting program. You’ll learn to customize Dynamics Great Plains, get around the program, create a company, build an effective chart of accounts, and maintain a general ledger. You’ll find out how to: Create invoices and bill your customers, manage receipts, and easily match payments to invoices Set up vendors quickly and easily Customize GP fit your business perfectly and make the home page more efficient Work with the modules you’ll use most often in the Purchasing, Sales, Inventory, and Financial series Safeguard your database and set up a disaster recovery plan containing all the right steps Use Professional Services Tools and utilities to find and fix data discrepancies Get inventory under control Close your books at year end and use shortcuts to easily print reports from all the data you’ve collected Save keystrokes with Quick Journal and batch frequency Leverage the interoperability between Dynamics GP and Microsoft Office applications Make upgrading hassle-free Microsoft Dynamics GP For Dummies helps you make this sometimes-complex program do your bidding, which might account for your rising popularity in the office! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Author: Mohamed Aamer Ala El Din
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Release Date: 2018-03-22
Boost your accounting and financial skills with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Key Features Make real-time data-driven decisions for your enterprise with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Enterprise edition Configure and set up the Microsoft Dynamics 365 financial module via highly useful tips and tricks Administer customer relations and plan enterprise resources with this systematic guide Book Description Microsoft Dynamics 365 for finance and operations is a rapidly growing application and is widely used in enterprise organizations. Because of its ability to maximize business productivity, it is a fast-growing business application package in the ERP market. We will start by looking into ERP concepts, implementation needs, and interface design, giving you basic knowledge of financial management aspects and explaining key concepts along the way. To begin with, you'll be taken through the general ledger and financial dimension functions. You'll later learn about the sales tax mechanism and multi-currency in Microsoft Dynamics 365. We tackle each topic with focused examples and explanations on topics such as payable/receivable accounts, forecasting, cash and bank management, budgeting planning/control, and fixed assets. Finally, we walk you through intercompany, consolidation, costing basics, and financial reporting. By the end of this book, your finance team will have a much richer understanding of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for finance and operations and its powerful capabilities. What you will learn Examine the business logic behind the financial functionalities of Microsoft Dynamics 365 FFO Set up and configure the core modules of financial management Grasp the key control points of financial management Explore intercompany and consolidation in Microsoft Dynamics 365 FFO Understand multi-currency sales, tax mechanisms, and budgeting capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics 365 FFO Get to grips with month/year-end period close functionality Understand the account payable and receivable module Use Microsoft Dynamics 365 to create financial reports Who this book is for This book is for application consultants, solution architects, controllers, CFOs, pre-sales and other professionals who are involved in a Microsoft Dynamics 365 for finance and operation implementation. Basic knowledge of financial terms, concepts, and terminologies is required.
Design, create and manage robust Power BI solutions to gain meaningful business insights Key Features Master all the dashboarding and reporting features of Microsoft Power BI Combine data from multiple sources, create stunning visualizations and publish your reports across multiple platforms A comprehensive guide with real-world use cases and examples demonstrating how you can get the best out of Microsoft Power BI Book Description This book is intended for business intelligence professionals responsible for the design and development of Power BI content as well as managers, architects and administrators who oversee Power BI projects and deployments. The chapters flow from the planning of a Power BI project through the development and distribution of content to the administration of Power BI for an organization. BI developers will learn how to create sustainable and impactful Power BI datasets, reports, and dashboards. This includes connecting to data sources, shaping and enhancing source data, and developing an analytical data model. Additionally, top report and dashboard design practices are described using features such as Bookmarks and the Power KPI visual. BI managers will learn how Power BI’s tools work together such as with the On-premises data gateway and how content can be staged and securely distributed via Apps. Additionally, both the Power BI Report Server and Power BI Premium are reviewed. By the end of this book, you will be confident in creating effective charts, tables, reports or dashboards for any kind of data using the tools and techniques in Microsoft PowerBI. What you will learn Build efficient data retrieval and transformation processes with the Power Query M Language Design scalable, user-friendly DirectQuery and Import Data Models Develop visually rich, immersive, and interactive reports and dashboards Maintain version control and stage deployments across development, test, and production environments Manage and monitor the Power BI Service and the On-premises data gateway Develop a fully on-premise solution with the Power BI Report Server Scale up a Power BI solution via Power BI Premium capacity and migration to Azure Analysis Services or SQL Server Analysis Services Who this book is for Business Intelligence professionals and existing Power BI users looking to master Power BI for all their data visualization and dashboarding needs will find this book to be useful. While understanding of the basic BI concepts is required, some exposure to Microsoft Power BI will be helpful.
Microsoft® Dynamics CRM 2013 Unleashed presents start-to-finish guidance for planning, customizing, deploying, integrating, managing, and securing both cloud and on-premise based versions of Dynamics CRM. Leading Dynamics implementer Marc Wolenik fully covers Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Fall ’13, and many features first introduced in Microsoft’s “Polaris” and Update Rollup 12. You’ll find thorough coverage of Dynamics’ revamped “Flow” interface and advanced cross-platform mobile client support. Extensive new coverage also includes: Business Process Flows, Portable Business Logic, reporting and forms improvements, server-side email synchronization, MarketingPilot, NetBreeze, Yammer, and much more. Drawing on extensive insider knowledge, Wolenik presents proven best practices and pitfalls to avoid in using every significant Dynamics CRM 2013 capability–information available in no other book. Marc J. Wolenik, is CEO of Webfortis, a Microsoft Gold Customer Relationship Management Competency Partner that specializes in delivering Microsoft Dynamics CRM/xRM solutions for companies of all sizes. Learn from experience and dive deep into CRM technologies that cross almost every industry and vertical. His books include Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Unleashed, Microsoft CRM 4 Unleashed, and Microsoft CRM 4 Integration Unleashed. Detailed information on how to… Compare on-premise and cloud versions of Dynamics CRM, make your best choice, and deploy painlessly Use the advanced configuration and customization options that offer you the most value Take full advantage of Dynamics CRM’s new flow interface and productivity shortcuts Learn about new add-on features for Dynamics, including MarketingPilot, NetBreeze, and Yammer Personalize dashboards, activities, calendars, data import/export, and more Manage leads, opportunities, accounts, contacts, marketing lists, collateral, campaigns, quotes, orders, and invoices Integrate schedules, cases, contacts, and product/service information Build powerful automated workflows, processes, and complete solutions Deliver CRM applications to smartphones and tablets, including iOS devices Provide watch lists, automatic alerts, and other sales help through InsideView Social Insights Extend Dynamics CRM with custom plug-ins and add-ons Integrate Dynamics CRM 2013 with SharePoint, Azure, SQL Server, SRSS, Visual Studio, and .NET Framework ON THE WEB: Download all examples and source code presented in this book from informit.com/title/9780672337031 as it becomes available
More than 80 recipes to help you leverage the various extensibility features available for Microsoft Dynamics and solve problems easily About This Book Customize, configure, and extend the vanilla features of Dynamics 365 to deliver bespoke CRM solutions fit for any organization Implement business logic using point-and-click configuration, plugins, and client-side scripts with MS Dynamics 365 Built a DevOps pipeline as well as Integrate Dynamics 365 with Azure and other platforms Who This Book Is For This book is for developers, administrators, consultants, and power users who want to learn about best practices when extending Dynamics 365 for enterprises. You are expected to have a basic understand of the Dynamics CRM/365 platform. What You Will Learn Customize, configure, and extend Microsoft Dynamics 365 Create business process automation Develop client-side extensions to add features to the Dynamics 365 user interface Set up a security model to securely manage data with Dynamics 365 Develop and deploy clean code plugins to implement a wide range of custom behaviors Use third-party applications, tools, and patterns to integrate Dynamics 365 with other platforms Integrate with Azure, Java, SSIS, PowerBI, and Octopus Deploy Build an end-to-end DevOps pipeline for Dynamics 365 In Detail Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a powerful tool. It has many unique features that empower organisations to bridge common business challenges and technology pitfalls that would usually hinder the adoption of a CRM solution. This book sets out to enable you to harness the power of Dynamics 365 and cater to your unique circumstances. We start this book with a no-code configuration chapter and explain the schema, fields, and forms modeling techniques. We then move on to server-side and client-side custom code extensions. Next, you will see how best to integrate Dynamics 365 in a DevOps pipeline to package and deploy your extensions to the various SDLC environments. This book also covers modern libraries and integration patterns that can be used with Dynamics 365 (Angular, 3 tiers, and many others). Finally, we end by highlighting some of the powerful extensions available. Throughout we explain a range of design patterns and techniques that can be used to enhance your code quality; the aim is that you will learn to write enterprise-scale quality code. Style and approach This book takes a recipe-based approach, delivering practical examples and use cases so that you can identify the best possible approach to extend your Dynamics 365 deployment and tackle your specific business problems.
A step-by-step guide for planning and carrying out your Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 implementation. Detailed descriptions and illustrations of setup screens and practical examples and advice are included for the Dynamics GP system and core modules.If you are a new or existing Microsoft Dynamics GP consultant or an end user who wants to implement, install, and set up core modules of Dynamics GP 2013, then this book is for you. A basic understanding of business management systems and either Dynamics GP or a similar application is recommended.
Learn to build interactive and efficient applications by leveraging 24 effective cognitive services APIs powered by Microsoft About This Book Explore the capabilities of 24 of the APIs released as part of the Cognitive Services platform Build intelligent apps that combine the power of computer vision, speech recognition, and language processing Give your apps human-like cognitive intelligence with this hands-on guide Who This Book Is For .NET developers who want to add AI capabilities to their applications will find this book useful. No knowledge of machine learning or AI is necessary to work through this book. What You Will Learn Identify a person through visual inspection and audio Reduce user effort by utilizing AI-like capabilities Understand how to analyze images and text in different ways Find out how to analyze images using Vision APIs Add video analysis to applications using Vision APIs Utilize Search to find anything you want Analyze text to extract information and explore text structure In Detail Microsoft has revamped its Project Oxford to launch the all new Cognitive Services platform-a set of 30 APIs to add speech, vision, language, and knowledge capabilities to apps. This book will introduce you to 24 of the APIs released as part of Cognitive Services platform and show you how to leverage their capabilities. More importantly, you'll see how the power of these APIs can be combined to build real-world apps that have cognitive capabilities. The book is split into three sections: computer vision, speech recognition and language processing, and knowledge and search. You will be taken through the vision APIs at first as this is very visual, and not too complex. The next part revolves around speech and language, which are somewhat connected. The last part is about adding real-world intelligence to apps by connecting them to Knowledge and Search APIs. By the end of this book, you will be in a position to understand what Microsoft Cognitive Service can offer and how to use the different APIs. Style and approach This book takes you through essential API capabilities and shows how to utilize them to suit the needs of your application.
Author: Brian Clifton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-03-30
This book is intended for use by customers using Google Classic Analytics and does not cover the newer Google Universal Analytics or related Google Tag Manager. Google Analytics is the free tool used by millions of web site owners to assess the effectiveness of their efforts. Its revised interface and new features will offer even more ways to increase the value of your web site, and this book will teach you how to use each one to best advantage. Featuring new content based on reader and client requests, the book helps you implement new methods and concepts, track social and mobile visitors, use the new multichannel funnel reporting features, understand which filters to use, and much more. Gets you up and running with all the new tools in the revamped Google Analytics, and includes content requested by readers and users especially for new GA users Covers social media analytics features, advanced segmentation displays, multi-dashboard configurations, and using Top 20 reports Provides a detailed best-practices implementation guide covering advanced topics, such as how to set up GA to track dynamic web pages, banners, outgoing links, and contact forms Includes case studies and demonstrates how to optimize pay-per-click accounts, integrate AdSense, work with new reports and reporting tools, use ad version testing, and more Make your web site a more effective business tool with the detailed information and advice about Google Analytics in Advanced Web Metrics with Google Analytics, 3nd Edition.
Implementing ERP Systems About This Book Solve common business problems with the valuable features and flexibility of Dynamics NAV Design software that is maintainable outside the ecosystem of their creators Create configuration packages and perform data migration on your own Who This Book Is For This book is for Dynamics NAV partners, developers, consultants, and end users who want to know everything about Dynamics NAV implementations and development. What You Will Learn Create reusable data migration packages Successfully upgrade your installation to the latest version Manage and expand your existing installation with additional functionalities Apply object-oriented practices to C/AL programming Refactor legacy code and avoid anti-patterns Build relationships with COM technologies Clone codes and their application in Dynamics NAV Automate deployment into Dynamics NAV In Detail Microsoft Dynamics NAV is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application used in all kinds of organizations around the world. It provides a great variety of functionality, out-of-the-box, in different topics such as accounting, sales, purchase processing, logistics, and manufacturing. Microsoft Dynamics NAV also allows companies to grow their applications by customizing solutions to meet specific requirements. This course is a hands-on tutorial on working with a real Dynamics NAV implementation. It begins by providing an insight into the different tools available to migrate data from client legacy systems into Microsoft Dynamics NAV. If you are already live with Microsoft Dynamics NAV, you will learn about upgrades and what to expect from them. We'll also show you how to implement additional or expanding functionalities within your existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV installation, perform data analysis, debug error messages, and implement free third-party add-ons to your existing installation. From here, you will be introduced to integrated development tools to make you a highly productive developer in the NAV environment. The course will serve as a comprehensive reference guide, complementing NAV's Help files. You will find this course really useful if you want to evaluate Microsoft Dynamics NAV's development capabilities or need to manage NAV-based projects. Additionally, you will also learn about the NAV application structure, the C/SIDE development environment, the C/AL language, the construction and uses of each object type, and how it all fits together. Moving on, you will be guided through the NAV way of solving problems. You will be introduced to patterns and the software NAV architecture and will then build an example application. Then, you will walk through the details of architectural patterns, design patterns, and implementation patterns and will also learn about anti-patterns and handling legacy code. You will learn how to build solutions using patterns. The course offers premium, highly practical content on this recently released version of Dynamics NAV, and includes material from the following Packt books : Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV - Third Edition Programming Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV Learning Dynamics NAV Patterns Style and approach This course is for Dynamics NAV partners, developers, consultants, and end users who want to know everything about Dynamics NAV implementations and development.
Annotation "Resources such as the book you now hold in your hand are critical to taking the extra step in uncovering the trends locked deep within your data. Not only will this book offer insight into the many reporting tools currently available for GP, it will also offer a unique perspective on how each reporting tool can be used to meet specific challenges faced by your organization" - Errol Schoenfish, a member of the Microsoft Dynamics community for over 24 years Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is a sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system with a multitude of features and options. Microsoft Dynamics GP enables you to create and manage a variety of reports that help small and mid-size businesses effectively manage their financial and operational data. This book will show you how to create and manage reports, know what tools to use and when, how to use them and where to find the data based on how it's being entered into the system with Dynamics GP. This book will empower you with the tools and reports necessary to use Dynamics GP data in making key business decisions. The book addresses the many challenges and frustrations a company may face when preparing to build new reports. Then it moves on to explain how to find your data in the GP system and company databases. The book then dives deep into topics such as SmartLists, SL Builder and Excel Report Builder, Report Writer, SSRS Report Library, and Analysis Cubes Design and Management Reporter amongst others. With this knowledge in hand, you will be capable of selecting the most effective tool for the current reporting environment. Create and manage business reports as well as identifying the most appropriate reporting tool for a variety of reporting challenges with Microsoft Dynamics GP.
Publisher: World Economic Forum
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Sex discrimination
"The Index benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, political, education- and health-based criteria, and provides country rankings that allow for effective comparions across regions and income groups, over time"-- Page 3.
Harness the power of Dynamics 365 Operations and discover all you need to implement it About This Book Master all the necessary tools and resources to evaluate Dynamics 365 for Operations, implement it, and proactively maintain it. Troubleshoot your problems effectively with your Dynamics 365 partner Learn about architecture, deployment choices, integration, configuration and data migration, development, testing, reporting and BI, support, upgrading, and more. Who This Book Is For This book is for technology leaders, project managers solution architects, and consultants who are planning to implement, are in the process of implementing, or are currently upgrading to Dynamics 365 for Operations. This book will help you effectively learn and implement Dynamics 365 for Operations. What You Will Learn Learn about Microsoft Dynamics 365, it's offerings, plans and details of Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition Understand the methodology and the tool, architecture, and deployment options Effectively plan and manage configurations and data migration, functional design, and technical design Understand integration frameworks, development concepts, best practices, and recommendations while developing new solutions Learn how to leverage intelligence and analytics through Power BI, machine learning, IOT, and Cortana intelligence Master testing, training, going live, upgrading, and how to get support during and after the implementation In Detail Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition, is a modern, cloud-first, mobile-first, ERP solution suitable for medium and large enterprise customers. This book will guide you through the entire life cycle of a implementation, helping you avoid common pitfalls while increasing your efficiency and effectiveness at every stage of the project. Starting with the foundations, the book introduces the Microsoft Dynamics 365 offerings, plans, and products. You will be taken through the various methodologies, architectures, and deployments so you can select, implement, and maintain Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition. You will delve in-depth into the various phases of implementation: project management, analysis, configuration, data migration, design, development, using Power BI, machine learning, Cortana analytics for intelligence, testing, training, and finally deployment, support cycles, and upgrading. This book focuses on providing you with information about the product and the various concepts and tools, along with real-life examples from the field and guidance that will empower you to execute and implement Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition. Style and approach This book is a step-by-step guide focusing on implementing Dynamics 365 Operations solutions for your organization.