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June, 2012

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    Announcing the 2012 Microsoft Dynamics WPC Partner Awards

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    Very big congratulations today to all of our exceptional Microsoft Dynamics WPC 2012 award winners and finalists! Your commitment and dedication to Microsoft and the Microsoft Dynamics technologies is unmatched, and we appreciate your strong efforts throughout FY12.

    For a complete list of all Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards 2012 winners and more information on our winning partners go to Digital WPC and the Microsoft News Center.

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    Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Business Excellence Partner of the Year

    Winner: Zero2Ten

    Finalist: Pareto Platform Inc.

    Finalist: Rose Business Solutions Inc.

    Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year

    Winner: PowerObjects

    Finalist: Accenture/Avanade

    Finalist: Navantis Inc.

    Finalist: Sonoma Partners

    Microsoft Dynamics Distribution Industry Partner of the Year

    Winner: Blue Horseshoe

    Finalist: Junction Solutions

    Finalist: KORUS Consulting

    Finalist: Sunrise Technologies

    Microsoft Dynamics ERP Partner of the Year

    Winner: INFOMA Software Consulting GmbH

    Finalist: InterDyn AKA

    Finalist: KCS.net Holding AG

    Finalist: mcaConnect

    Microsoft Dynamics Financial Services Industry Partner of the Year

    Winner: Traviata

    Finalist: AND Project

    Finalist: Customer Effective

    Finalist: Veripark

    Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Industry Partner of the Year

    Winner: Edgewater Fullscope Inc.

    Finalist: Armanino Consulting

    Finalist: Columbus

    Finalist: Junction Solutions

    Microsoft Dynamics Marketplace Solution Excellence Partner of the Year

    Winner: ClickDimensions

    Finalist: Armanino Consulting

    Finalist: InsideView

    Finalist: proMX GmbH

    Microsoft Dynamics Professional Services Industry Partner of the Year

    Winner: Systems Advisors Group

    Finalist: Computer Generated Solutions Inc.

    Finalist: proMX GmbH

    Finalist: Sable Systems

    Microsoft Dynamics Public Sector Partner of the Year

    Winner: Rock Solid Technologies

    Finalist: Accenture/Avanade

    Finalist: Altus Dynamics

    Finalist: Ti-M

    Microsoft Dynamics Retail Industry Partner of the Year

    Winner: Ignify Inc.

    Finalist: Cole Systems Associates Inc.

    Finalist: Manzana Group

    Finalist: QURIUS PRODWARE SPAIN

    Once again congrats to all and enjoy your WPC 2012 experience in Toronto, Canada next month!

    --Kevin

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    Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Product Overview Guide

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    The Microsoft Dynamics AX product marketing and management team has published a new resource to assist you with your marketing and sales efforts. According to the guide description…

    This product overview is intended to convey a high-level understanding of the structure, key modules, features, and benefits of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 to readers that are not familiar with the product. It highlights the value delivered to our key industry sectors including manufacturing, distribution, services, and Public Sector. It then details the horizontal application solutions including financials, human resources, supply chain management, and others. Finally, the solution describes the application foundation, system framework, and interoperability with the Microsoft productivity suite and application platform.

    The 25+ page guide is accessible on PartnerSource.

    --Kevin

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    Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Partner Presales Roadshow

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    Earlier this week on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP blog, Pam Misialek reminded partners of the upcoming training opportunities headed your way this fall. Recently, on this blog, I’ve covered the Technical Airlift and the Jump Start Training, so today I’ll share some information provided to me regarding the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Partner Presales Roadshow.

    The Partner Presales Roadshow – specifically geared towards sales and presales resources – is designed to introduce the new technologies, features and benefits of Microsoft Dynamics 2013 to our partners, with the specific intent of arming your teams with information and resources to drive the sales cycle. The roadshow tour kicks off at the Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Airlift on September 11, 2012 in Fargo, ND and will continue on to several major US cities this fall.

    Don’t miss your opportunity to hear first-hand from our technology experts on several topics including:

    • Important market trends that deserve your attention
    • How to sell differently to close more deals and grow your business
    • How to position and demo the new technologies inherent to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013
    • Key new Microsoft Dynamics 2013 features and how to effectively position with prospects
    • Plus, get hands on and put these components together to tell the story and demo effectively

    Current Dates and Cities:

    • Fargo, ND – September 11, 2012
    • Seattle, WA – October 16, 2012
    • Tampa, FL - October 23, 2012
    • New York, NY - October 25, 2012
    • Irvine, CA - October 30, 2012
    • Dallas, TX - November 1, 2012
    • Denver, CO - November 1, 2012
    • Phoenix, AX - November 6, 2012
    • Salt Lake City, UT - November 8, 2012
    • Coming Soon! Boston, MA

    Register today on the Partner Learning Center.

    EDITOR'S NOTE 7/2/2012 - Additional Dates Added

    --Kevin

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    Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner Launch Portal – May 2012 Update

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    Within the last couple of weeks the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner Launch Portal on PartnerSource was refreshed with valuable resources to prepare your organization for the next release. Navigate to the portal to find:

    • Readiness and Training
    • Product Content & Demos
    • Certification, Pricing & Licensing
    • Product News & Events
    • Sales & Marketing Updates
    • Operational Readiness

    Also, there are important steps to prepare customers to upgrade to the next release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Please take the time to review the guidance on PartnerSource.

    --Kevin

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    Technology Adoption Program (TAP) for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 - Nominate Your Customers!!

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    As mentioned yesterday on both the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP and Developing for Dynamics GP blogs, it is now time to start nominating your customers for the Technology Adoption Program for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013.

    As highlighted on the PartnerSource page:

    The Microsoft Dynamics GP Rapid Deployment Team is seeking good candidates for the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Technology Adoption Program. We are providing this information as general guidance regarding the type of participant we are seeking. The top priority is, as always, enthusiastic participants with the resources and support which will allow them to successfully test, deploy, and provide feedback throughout the estimated 4-6 month cycle.

    Refer to the guidelines on PartnerSource and nominate your customers today.

    Also, for all things Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, be sure to register for the Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Airlift 2012 being held September 12-14 on the Microsoft Fargo Campus.

    --Kevin

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    Get Ready! – Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 FP1 Partner Launch Portal

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    The Microsoft Dynamics product management team is excited to share this new portal as the place for you to come to find the latest news and information about the Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 FP1 release. It’s also the best place to access the most relevant collateral, technical resources, tools and training materials as they are made available.

    Bookmark this PartnerSource page and come back often to get ready for the release of Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 FP1.

    Also, stay connected to a variety of Microsoft Dynamics SL news, information and dialogues by visiting the Microsoft Dynamics Community.

    --Kevin

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    Directions 2012 Now Open for Super Early Bird Registration

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    Microsoft is proud to announce our Platinum Sponsorship of Directions 2012.

    The website for the Directions 2012 conference has officially launched. The conference takes place October 27-30, 2012 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, AZ.

    Registration is now open and Sponsorships are going on a first-come-first-serve basis. The Directions 2012 Conference is kicking off with the Super Early Bird Special! For a very limited time, get your Directions registration at the low price of only $795 through June 15, 2012!

    --Kevin

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    Microsoft Dynamics June 2012 News & Highlights

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    Wondering what the hot topics are for the month of June? Worried you have to sift through volumes of articles on various websites? Don't worry. We have answers. Take a time out and watch our Microsoft Dynamics June 2012 PartnerSource North America Highlights video. You'll receive a quick update in 4 minutes!

    --Kevin

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    Getting Started with Microsoft Dynamics Website & ISV Playbook – May 2012 Refresh

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    For partners new to Microsoft Dynamics, or if you are new employee at a Microsoft Dynamics partner organization, we have some great new resources for you. Within the last couple of weeks, the Getting Started with Microsoft Dynamics page on PartnerSource was updated as well as the very well received Microsoft Dynamics ISV Playbook.

    For positioning information regarding these partner tools, please access these previous blog posts:

    Getting Started with Microsoft Dynamics - Accelerate Your Productivity!

    Microsoft Dynamics ISV Playbook – September 2011 Edition

    The Getting Started page provides excellent guidance to kick start your Microsoft Dynamics practice with quick access to a variety of resources, all laid out in an easy to follow timeline.

    --Kevin

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    Jump Start Training for Microsoft Dynamics GP Partners – September 11, 2012

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    As mentioned on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP blog last week, you can now register for an upcoming Jump Start Training class dedicated to the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client. According to the course overview:

    This 1-day training course will provide you the initial exposure to what you will need to drive successful Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client implementations. There will be a significant amount of technology behind this release and it will be imperative that you and your organization takes the time needed to learn, understand and apply these required dependencies – including IIS/SSL certificates, Load Balancing Technologies, Firewalls, Ports, URL Reservations, and the different deployment strategies to be considered. If you are looking at getting a jump start on the Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client, this initial training is something you don’t want to miss.

    As an added bonus, the course is offered at no extra charge for Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Airlift 2012 (Microsoft Fargo – September 12-14) attendees! You are required to register for this course to reserve a seat.

    --Kevin

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