Does the presence of more headhunters signal an unhealthy services marketplace for AX and Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations?

Workforce pressures

I was viewing some conversations on LinkedIn last night and could not help but be amused by the tone. I've been in the ERP implementation area of business but have never seen so many people engaged in brokering work for service providers. Is there something unique about the situation with Microsoft Dynamics AX and Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365FO)?  I believe there is. I also believe we brought the situation onto ourselves. That is what this article is about.


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About Don Riggs

Don Riggs is a well-seasoned veteran with 25+ years of implementation consulting and 13+ years of Microsoft Dynamics AX experience. In his career, he has been involved in anything from helping design ERP systems, developing and marketing ISV solutions, to delivering a number of successful AX ERP implementations. As a regular participant in AXUG, he has delivered many courses and presentations. Don is considered by many to be an AX expert, particularly in the areas of inventory costing, manufacturing, AX project module, and implementation processes. Having attained APICS certification in the early 1980's, Don considerers himself a manufacturing consultant by trade and his love and enthusiasm for the industry has never waned. Always interested in new challenges, his branching out into other areas of the product has allowed him to become very knowledgeable in many areas. 

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