Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011

Business is changing. You notice it every day. Customer preferences and competitive factors change in a heartbeat. The way people work is changing too. One thing that hasn’t changed is that people drive your business success. When every transaction and interaction counts, your people need flexibility, visibility, and insight to help them be proactive and productive.

You can scramble to keep up with these changes or you can take control and shape your future. Microsoft is committed to help you do this by delivering a comprehensive vision and solution for your business. Consistent product releases that innovate, are cost effective to deploy, and are easy to implement at your pace help you transform your business.

With Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 FP1 you can:

  • Transform the way your people work by putting timely information and easy-to-use tools in their hands when they need them, regardless of location.
  • Connect the people inside and outside your organization and give them insight and context to drive better decisions and boost productivity.
  • Improve your margins and enhance the bottom line, generating cash to fund growth.

People drive your business success.

Give them fast, convenient access to the information they need to connect, collaborate, and take control of your future.

Remote Access to Time and Expense Entry

Provide employees easy access to the Microsoft Dynamics SL project time and expense entry, so they can connect and enter information wherever they are, from their PC, tablet, or smartphone.

Business Analyzer

The Microsoft Dynamics SL Business Analyzer (BA) provides personalized key performance indicators (KPIs) with drill-back capabilities that let you move from a high-level view down to a specific record, and action button to assign tasks and collaborate more easily with others. Enhanced Role Centers give people quick, portal-based access to reports and deliver insight across the organization, saving time and money-all withoug a full user license.

Quick Query SSRS Report Generation

Automate the creation of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports from existing or custom Quick Queries.  The Report Generation Wizard:

  • Creates and Deploys SSRS reports that can be viewed in the Business Analyzer.
  • Creates Summary and Detail Reports that provide drill-down capabilities.
  • Creates links in SSRS reports to Microsoft Dynamics SL screens.

Microsoft Lync Connectivity

Collaborate on Business Analyzer reports using the built-in support for Microsoft Lync, providing video, audio, and chat capabilities with others in your organization.

Business Intelligence

Broaden the reach of your business intelligence. BIO 2011 for Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 offers both full-service and self-service users a more complete look at the business, with out-of-the box views of their data that are fully interactive.

Drive efficiency up while you drive costs down.

Simplify day-to-day functions and processes, and you will decrease operating expenses and improve cash flow.

Project Indirect Cost Reporting and Management

New features store more information on actual and provisional data. This provides better:

  • Support for multiple cost pools (fringe, overhead, material handling, G&A, etc.)
  • Monitoring of provisional versus actual indirect costs.
  • Supporting details used in requesting provisional rate adjustments.
  • Adjustment processes for the variance between year-to-date provisional and year-to date actual indirect costs.

Hard Close Restriction by Module

Prevent posting batches to prior periods either globally or by Microsoft Dynamics SL module. Provide power users with the ability to override this feature as needed.

Suppress Batch Control Reports

Suppress the printing of batch control reports either globally or by Microsoft Dynamics SL module.

Project Flex Time Entry Enhancements

The new Project Flex Time, Business Portal time entry now allows for the entry of multiple user-invoice comments. Additonal comments provide customers with the addtional details on the work that was performed.

Service Series Pricing Enhancements

New pricing groups can be created for multiple customers, customer sites, or inventory items. These groups are used to update revised price discount percentages for special pricing. Updates also support start and end dates for limited-time offers.

Position your business on a platform for growth.

With a business solution from Microsoft, you will have the security and flexibility to adapt and grow wile managing your IT costs.

Connected Business

With Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 FP1 you can align your enterprise resource planning (ERP), project planning (Microsoft Project Server), customer relationship management (Microsoft Dynamics CRM), and productivity solutions (Microsoft Office) on a single, powerful platform to drive deep integration and connections across your business.

Web Services

Connect custom or third-party applications to Microsoft Dynamics SL using the latest web services:

  • Project Time Entry
  • Project Expense Entry

Office 365 Support

Feel confident in deploying Office 365, knowing it is supported by Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 FP1.  DocShare, Output Routing to SharePoint, and Attachments now support SharePoint Online.  Features that supported uploading documents to SharePoint now can save files to SharePoint Online.

Business is changing.

It’s time to get ahead of the changes instead of reacting to them. Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 FP1 can help you do that. How? By helping your gain greater control over the information and processes that drive your business. Greater control helps you increase your margins, improve your bottom line, and drive growth. Go ahead, check your rear-view mirror, you’ll be ahead of those changes and your competition, not scrambling to catch up with them.