From the Blogs: Put CRM to Work...On Convergence; Migrating Data from; Use AX to Check on Performance

Use CRM to Prepare for Convergence. What better way to use Dynamics CRM than to network in preparation for Convergence, upcoming March 11-14 in Orlando. Tidbits on Microsoft CRM blog (from The Norwich Group) provides a step-by-step guide to using Campaigns—creating a marketing list of all contacts, seting up a quick campaign, creating an email, sending out an email campaign, and then sorting responses. A nice touch includes links to Microsoft videos and white papers on exploiting campaigns.


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Average Cost

We are implementing Dynamics Ax and our financial people want to use average cost throughout the system. Our implementors don't seem to excited about this prospect. Can anyone give me pro's and con's for the use of average cost versus standard or actual? thanks.