February 2008 Entries

Sharepoint as an alternative to File Shares?

During our event some days ago in Busto Arsizio, I've received an interesting question from a customer: "Can I plan to use Sharepoint as a document management system and move all my File Shares into the MOSS platform?". Answering to this question is not so simple because I think that many aspects must be taken into consideration. The first aspect that I always try to put in evidence when I talk about this topic is that File Shares are a technology that has the scope of storing data, while SharePoint is all about connecting people to information. Sharepoint is actually...

posted @ Saturday, February 23, 2008 2:24 PM | Feedback (4)

Microsoft Dynamics and Classic Integration Tour: 2nd step

Today we'll have the second step of our "Dynamics TempoZero Tour" and the site is Busto Arsizio (VA). We'll show a nice demo of integration between Dynamics NAV, MOSS and Business Intelligence (a complete real world scenario of a manufacturing company) and we'll talk more in depth about the technology under the cover (BDC, Windows Workflow, Web Services, the future NAV Service Layer etc.). We've also added a section for Dynamics CRM 4.0. I hope to see some of you this morning... Here's a screenshot of our demo scenario: NAV data published on a MOSS Dashboard. Technorati...

posted @ Thursday, February 21, 2008 11:26 AM | Feedback (3)

Microsoft CRM 4.0 Logical Database Diagram

An interesting download containing the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Logical Database Diagrams is appeared today on MSDN downloads. This download contains the following diagrams in Visio 2003 format: crm4answers.vsd – Shows relationship for the knowledge base and sales literature entities. crm4casecontract.vsd – Shows relationship for the incident (case) and contract entities. crm4cola.vsd – Shows relationships for the four key entities: account, contact, opportunity and lead. crm4marketing.vsd – Shows relationships for the marketing automation entities. crm4mywork.vsd – Shows relationship for the entities shown in the My Work area. crm4productcatalog.vsd – Shows relationship for...

posted @ Monday, February 18, 2008 10:39 PM | Feedback (2)

Dynamics Tempo Zero Tour tomorrow

I wrote some days ago about the big tour that we're launching in a strict collabouration with Microsoft. We will be in lots of city all around Italy to show how you can tune up your business with the integration of Microsoft Dynamics product family and the Microsoft collabouration platform (Sharepoint/MOSS, Unified Communication, Microsoft Office, Windows Mobile). Tomorrow the first step: I will be in Oleggio Castello (NO) and I'll show you a nice and complete integration scenario between NAV, MOSS and Business Intelligence (based on our Navlab platform). After my demo, some colleagues will show you something about Dynamics...

posted @ Wednesday, February 06, 2008 3:46 PM | Feedback (0)