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Irish SMEs to benefit from the launch of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Online in Ireland

Niall Fitzmaurice

Niall Fitzmaurice

Business Group Lead, Business Applications at Microsoft

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Irish SMEs to benefit from the launch of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Online in Ireland

 

Business Central Online is a cloud-based business solution that makes it easier to manage financials, sales, services, and operations.

 

From 1st October 2020, the latest version of Dynamics 365 Business Central Online, a cloud-based all-in-one business management solution for small and mid-sized companies, will be available to businesses in the Republic of Ireland.

 

Business Central Online helps connect an entire business using one management solution, making it easier than ever to manage finances, operations, inventory, supply chain, service management, manufacturing, sales, and customer service within a single application.

 

With ongoing challenges for many businesses, there has never been a more important time for organisations to look at their operations and find new ways to improve the efficiency of everyday processes to ensure they remain viable long into the future.

 

Technology is set to play an increasingly important role in helping businesses, particularly when it comes to providing more control and oversight of finances and operations. Modern business applications can arm decision makers with the insights they need to spot trends and make changes which help them build and maintain better customer relationships.

 

Digital transformation doesn’t happen overnight – but the good news is that Dynamics 365 Business Central Online is an ‘off the shelf’ solution, meaning it can be implemented quickly and easily, so a business can almost instantly benefit from the built-in insights, intelligence, and workflows, kickstarting their transformation journey.

 

The many benefits of implementing Business Central Online

 

Since it first launched back in 2018, businesses in other markets have reported several benefits since implementing the solution, most notably, an increase in productivity. The consolidation of their business operations into one standalone management solution has reduced the time wasted switching back and forth between different applications and email.

 

It has also enabled companies to connect data from accounting, sales, purchasing, inventory, and customer interactions to get an accurate end-to-end view of their business, which has helped many businesses spot trends, anticipate demand and in turn outperform competitors and drive better business performance .

 

As Business Central Online is cloud-based, the barrier to entry is now much lower for small and medium businesses.  With software and applications running in the cloud, non-technical folks can better serve customers, manage financial data, and stay connected without having to wait on IT for answers. Being based in the cloud also means that Business Central Online can be scaled up to meet the needs of a business as it grows.

 

Replacing existing systems may seem daunting, complex, and too significant an interruption, but with today’s modern applications in the cloud, the rewards far outweigh the risks.

 

How Irish SMEs can avail of Business Central Online

Dynamics 365 Business Central will be available through Microsoft’s Irish partner network, which has a broad range of expert partners who worked closely with Microsoft Ireland including Codec, ProStrategy, Sysco Software Solutions and Simply Dynamics.

For more information please talk to the Microsoft Business Applications team, or for more information about implementing Business Central, see Getting Started with Dynamics 365 Business Central.

 

Niall Fitzmaurice

Dynamics Business Group Lead

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