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Delivering Safer Apps with Docker Enterprise and Windows Server

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Infrastructure and Data Integration Platforms

Security is a journey not a destination. What’s been deployed today may be found to have a vulnerability tomorrow. Operating systems like Windows Server 2003 and 2008, which were once trusted building blocks for critical applications, are now potential liabilities as time goes on and maintenance comes to an end and can open organizations to unnecessary security risks that are difficult to fix.

Empowering The Modern Seller: A New Definition of Engagement

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Sales Force Automation

New research looks at the complexities of the modern sales process and shows that even with advances in sales technology capabilities, sellers are still missing the mark on what is actually important to buyers – and worse, sellers often don’t realize it.

 

The Forrester Wave: Sales Force Automation Solutions, Q2 2017

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Sales Force Automation

In our 35-criteria evaluation of sales force automation (SFA) providers, we identified the 10 most significant ones — bpm’online, CRMNEXT, Infor, Microsoft, NetSuite, Oracle, Pegasystems, Salesforce, SAP and SugarCRM — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals make the right choice.

 

Key Takeaways

Microsoft, Oracle, And Salesforce Lead The Pack

The Forrester Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Sales Productivity Solution

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Customer Relationship Management

Forrester worked with Microsoft to analyze the total economic impact their Sales Productivity Solution has had on a number of its customers, who shared their business outcomes and objectives.

Based on Forrester's research, interviews, and data aggregation, they concluded that the Microsoft Sales Productivity Solution drove a positive financial impact:

The Forrester Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Sales Productivity Solution

SharePoint Server 2016

SharePoint Server 2016

Last week, Julia White, General Manager for the Office Product Management team confirmed that SharePoint 2016 On-Premises is in the works with an upcoming arrival. As Microsoft had mentioned that there would be another SharePoint server, it was not a huge surprise, but still exciting news as some believed Microsoft could soon start phasing out on-premises servers for the online equivalent. 

Transforming Group Collaboration

Transforming Group Collaboration

The enterprise social network, Yammer, is taking collaboration a step farther: to the team. Yammer is making collaboration easier than ever before with a belief that information is most valuable when shared amongst your team, leading to greater productivity in today’s dynamic teams. Not only will Yammer be more deeply rooted in Office 365, but with Yammer groups, members can share and collaborate within a confined space on the topic at hand. Users will be able to seamlessly move between Yammer, Skype meeting, Outlook emails and files on OneDrive.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Custom Entity Record Ownership

In Microsoft Dynamics CRM, when creating custom entities with a master-detail relationship, take care that the ownership of the detail record matches that of the master record.

For out of the box CRM master-detail entities, such as Invoice-Invoice Product and Quote-Quote Product, detail records automatically inherit the security of their master record. There are no ownership fields exposed on the detail record itself.

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