Half Price Books is Embracing Innovation [Download Case Study]

While major national booksellers have shuttered retail outlets as they try to compete with Internet giants, Half Price Books has seen a remarkable 21st century growth spurt. With 130 stores in 17 states, Half Price Books is the largest family-owned chain of new and used bookstores in the United States. They also operate a wholesale subsidiary, Texas Bookman.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Warehouse

Australia Summit for Microsoft Business Applications

Learn about Microsoft Business Applications from the experts at User Group Summit Australia. This event is August 21 - 23 at the at Crown Promenade Melbourne. Microsoft Business Applications users and partners will gather to network with peers, learn best practices, and find out how to achieve greater business success.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics 365, Events

Dell Boomi: Transferring Item Receipts and Fulfillments in NetSuite


You want to move your historical transactional data out of one NetSuite instance into another, while merging it into your existing environment. It sounds easy enough but mapping data between environments can quickly become difficult and complex. Utilizing Dell Boomi to transfer item receipts and fulfillments in NetSuite simplifies this complex process. Here are the steps:

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Topics: NetSuite + Oracle, Tips

Connecting Your Wholesale Business with D365

Many wholesalers are aware of how software can impact specific business areas. For example, they are using one system for HR, another for sales, customer service is on another platform, and supply chain using another yet another system. The teams have the functionality to get their day-to-day jobs done, but they don't have a holistic view of their business.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Microsoft Dynamics 365

Microsoft Releases D365 2019 Wave 2 Plan

The wave 2 release plan for Microsoft Dynamics 365 is set to deliver new capabilities to transform your business. The D365 release plan includes new capabilities across business applications including Finance and Operations, Customer Service, and more.

New feature trials begin August 2, with marked October 1 as general availability. Listening to user feedback, Microsoft is specifying when each new feature will be available as well as highlighting how each feature is enabled (like automatically, by admins, or end user).

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics 365, Cloud, Microsoft PowerPlatform

Wholesalers Transform Their Business with Process Automation

The wholesale industry is facing rapid change. Mergers and acquisitions, product innovation, and the impact of B2C trends on the B2B space, have led wholesalers to feel increasing pressure to transform in order to compete.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Microsoft Dynamics 365

3 Ways D365 Digitally Transforms Your Manufacturing Business

Posted by Sierra Kennelly

Your manufacturing business isn't just known as the "product producer" anymore. With the rise of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and rapidly advancing technology, manufacturers have become the glue that holds together the entire life-cycle of the product.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics 365, Data, Manufacturing

Blue Horseshoe Awarded 2019/2020 Inner Circle

Blue Horseshoe has achieved the prestigious 2019/2020 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications. Inner Circle members have performed to a high standard of excellence by delivering valuable solutions that help organizations attain increased success. Membership in this elite group is based on sales achievements that rank Blue Horseshoe in the top echelon of Microsoft’s Business Applications global network of partners.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics 365, Blue Horseshoe News, Microsoft PowerPlatform

4 Tips to Help You Migrate From Netezza

Netezza reached end-of-life support on July 1, 2019.  If you're still using Netezza for data warehousing and analytics, you need to look at your options before your stuck in a situation that you can easily avoid. 

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Topics: Tips, Data, Cloud

Take on the Age of Uncertainty with These 3 Manufacturing Tips

Many fear the effects the Age of Uncertainty will have on manufacturers. With the rise of GDPR, changes in tariffs, and a variety of other regulations, it's hard for businesses to keep up.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics 365, Cloud, Manufacturing