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MSDW Podcast: Microsoft Dynamics AX to 365 Upgrade Journeys, Episode 2 – Choosing a deployment model

by Jason Gumpert

You might imagine that the choice between cloud and on-premises for an upgraded ERP solution would be a sober analysis with thoughtful PowerPoint presentations leading to a final decision. But the reality can feel more like a hostage standoff when real users start weighing their options.

In episode 2 of our series exploring Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365FO) upgrade and migration projects, ERP and AX veteran Peter Joeckel of TurnOnDynamics joins us to share his experience helping companies evaluate their options. As Peter explains, a D365FO upgrade evaluation is full of surprises, from the nature of the internal debate to the technical considerations to the costs.

For more on this episode, read Peter's related article.

About Jason Gumpert

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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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