Kevin Machayya is a 15-year veteran of Microsoft and Great Plains Software. He has held various roles in technical support, customer service, and sales operations. For the last 11 years, Kevin has focused on the Microsoft Dynamics partner channel through partner account management, readiness, marketing, resourcing/staffing and development programs.
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We are pleased to announce the availability of Sure Step 2010 to our Microsoft Dynamics partner community! In the spirit of providing continual enhancements in collaboration capabilities, increased partner productivity and improved customer satisfaction, this major upgrade includes the following features that align with Microsoft Dynamics product strategies and roadmap:
Continue investing in Sure Step and get to know and love Sure Step 2010! Visit Sure Step on PartnerSource for updated training and readiness resources to help you get started and continue your adoption of Sure Step.
UPDATE - There are several upcoming Sure Step web seminars coming in 2010. You can check out the schedule on PartnerSource.
We have several new and upcoming partner classroom training opportunities starting in the new year.
Business Management Workshop
Managing Projects with Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Methodology
You can view the complete schedule on PartnerSource.
This one-day class will provide tips and tricks for Microsoft Dynamics GP 11 customer conversations, and help you build the right marketing messages. This class is designed to help you better position and sell Microsoft Dynamics GP 11 and provide customers and prospects details on the product strengths.
This class is not a technical readiness class where implementation issues will be addressed. That training will be available online in March, 2010, on the Partner Learning Center.
You will Learn:
Click here to view the complete training schedule and to register.
After today, I’ll be on holiday vacation for the remainder of 2009 and hope to swing back into blogging mode the first week of January 2010. In today’s post, I wanted to highlight ten key initiatives, announcements and/or programs. Five of them will be from the past 12 months, while the others will focus on what to watch for in 2010.
Well, that’s a wrap. Have a safe and happy holiday season, and we’ll catch up again in 2010!!!
From our Microsoft Dynamics Sales Professional Community to utilizing Microsoft Virtual PC solutions to the Worldwide Partner Conference get schooled on the ABC’s of Microsoft Dynamics partner programs!
Watch this video for great resources.
We are announcing TWO INCENTIVE OPPORTUNITIES for U.S.-based Sales Account Executives (SAEs) enrolled in the Microsoft Dynamics Sales Professional Community to earn great prizes for your net new Microsoft Dynamics GP customer additions. These incentives are designed to drive sales momentum now and build demand for the upcoming Microsoft Dynamics GP 11.0 release.
Both sweepstakes are for US-based partners only and participants must be enrolled in the Sales Professional Community prior to December 31, 2009 to be eligible.
For additional details and the official rules click here.
Demand for solutions built on the Microsoft Dynamics xRM platform is accelerating exponentially around the world. Customers and partners alike are harnessing the power of Microsoft Dynamics xRM to rapidly build relational line-of-business applications. In today’s economy, understanding the capabilities and value of Microsoft Dynamics xRM is critical to our success. So, we’re here to help
Attend this three day offering to understand the out of the box features and functionality of Microsoft Dynamics XRM. In this course, you will also:
Click here to register.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Software Advisor "Fuel Your Growth" Program! Grow Microsoft Dynamics CRM revenue more than 10% from October 5, 2009 to February 26, 2010 compared to the same timeframe last fiscal year.
Earn an additional CSA fee of 10% of the underlying eligible revenue for which CSA claims have been made.
Click here for complete details.
Attend this one day workshop for sales and pre-sales professionals and learn how to focus the communication of the value of your solution through the sales cycle, drive unparalleled teamwork and consistency between sales team members , establish the sales person as the leader of value messaging for the prospect or customer, shorter sales cycles and an improved win ratio, and increase short term and long term revenue from new and existing customers.
The training takes place February through May 2010 in multiple cities.
Click here to view the complete schedule and to register.
These lively and somewhat humorous monthly broadcast address timely topics and share proven tips for marketing, selling and servicing Microsoft Dynamics effectively. There’s no PowerPoint to watch or URL’s to copy down…the only URL’s will be your hosts…the UnRuly Ladies!!!
The December 2 broadcast airs live at 11:00am Pacific featuring updates from various product teams as well as the ever popular jiggles. Watch the video below for more information!!!
Click here to register for the event.