Comparing to cloud computing, on-premises computing can be expensive. You need to buy the right hardware and the software, have the people to maintain and keep everything up to date and there are also other expenses, like electric power, real estate costs etc. Comparing to that, Cloud solutions are accessed online and usually hosted by a third-party vendor. The second difference between them is the “pay as you go” or on-demand usage service model comparing to the traditional upfront capital expenditure, as it is the case with on-premises computing.
Imagine all the software a company uses today in everyday business:
- ERP for operations
- CRM solution for sales
- Outlook for email
- Skype for communication
- Excel for spreadsheets etc.
Now image a system that unifies all of these applications into a single cloud based solution. That is right - Microsoft Dynamics 365 offers this and much more in an intelligent cloud platform that combines ERP and CRM.
In previous articles we wrote about KPI reports and why you need them(link), and about defining high quality KPIs. Today we are going to talk about tools for analyzing and monitoring KPIs.
As you already know, in business world today, decisions are made on big amounts of data. That is why it's crucial that you can have fast access to right data and make good decisions. This basically means that having the real-time information can make the difference between success and failure.
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