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    21st November 2017
    7 success scenarios for ERP and data analytics in the food industry

    In the food industry, volatile supply chain conditions, quickly perishable goods, elevated safety standards, and intense competition can make it challenging to run a profitable business.

    Categories: Food

    13th November 2017
    How to improve customer satisfaction with accurate demand planning

    When you want to make sure that you can deliver the right food product when consumers want it, you try to align distribution, production, procurement, and all other processes with that goal. Modern, powerful ERP and analytics can help you take the uncertainty out of demand planning and make the effort more efficient.

    Categories: Food

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    9th November 2017
    How data-driven technology drives innovation in manufacturing

    “For this business, innovation is its lifeblood – and as Greg Rowe confirms – innovative internal systems that adapt with your business are just as important as product innovation.”

    Categories: Manufacturing

    6th November 2017
    5 Highlights from Microsoft Future Decoded 2017

    This is just a glimpse of the many insights from this year’s value-packed Microsoft Future Decoded. Back for its fourth year, Future Decoded 2017 gathered over 24,000 IT and business professionals at the ExCeL in London, to discuss upcoming trends and challenges in the technology world. We again take pride in being a sponsor of the event.

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    25th October 2017
    Join the fourth industrial revolution with your new smart factory

    Changing buyer expectations are disrupting the manufacturing sector. Consumer demands keep pushing towards higher productivity, efficiency and flexibility, while at the same time manufacturers need to lower costs to remain competitive.

    Categories: Manufacturing

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    23rd October 2017
    What makes supply chain excellence: Part two

    Written by Columbus Product Strategy Director, Kevin Bull. This year, I joined the judging panel for The Manufacturer Supply Chain Excellence award, here's part two of our blog series looking into what makes "excellence".

    Categories: Manufacturing

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    19th October 2017
    Exploring the Internet of Things: IoT EMEA Conference 2017

    This week we were proud to present at Microsoft’s IoT EMEA conference. The event was held at Microsoft’s UK Head Office and brought together leading partners across the IoT value chain.

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    16th October 2017
    What makes supply chain excellence? Part one

    Written by Columbus Product Strategy Director, Kevin Bull. Every year The Manufacturer runs an awards programme to recognise excellence in UK manufacturing. This year I had the pleasure of joining the judging panel for The Manufacturer Supply Chain Excellence award. So what were we looking for? What makes “excellence”?

    Categories: Manufacturing

    10th October 2017
    We're at Microsoft Future Decoded!

    We are proud sponsors of Microsoft’s annual Future Decoded event. The fourth anniversary sees technology and business professionals converge at London’s Excel on the 31st October and 1st November.

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    9th October 2017
    Directions EMEA 2017: Dynamics NAV SaaSifaction

    The annual Dynamics NAV conference wrapped up yesterday with all on cloud nine! The event started under a cloud, Directions NA had caused confusion and upset, especially among the old school who long for the return of “Navision”.

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    5th October 2017
    How Columbus and Dynamics NAV meet top 3 SMB Drivers

    Today at Direction EMEA, Microsoft revealed the results of a recent customer survey. The research explored the drivers for changing ERP and business systems in general. The results highlighted the top 3 concerns of companies across all industries, throughout the world.

    4th October 2017
    Directions EMEA: The Dynamics NAV conference

    Directions is an independent conference hosted in North America and Europe each year and sponsored by Microsoft. It is the event for Dynamics NAV partners and has become the place where Microsoft makes major announcements.

    Categories: Microsoft Dynamics NAV