RapidStart for Dynamics CRM Online for Community Banks (Press Release)

Forceworks expands RapidStart CRM program to include Community Banks Tampa, FL – Forceworks, a leading Microsoft Certified Cloud Deployment Partner, announced the launch of a new offering in their RapidStart™ for Dynamics CRM Online family, tailored to Community Banks: RapidStart™ for Dynamics CRM Online for Community Banks. Forceworks’ RapidStart™ models …

Jessica Mordue joins Forceworks (Press Release)

Tampa, Florida— August 18 2014 — Forceworks, is pleased to announce the addition of Jessica Mordue as Director of Client Services. Jessica brings 14 years of business process improvement and SaaS administration experience to the Forceworks team. Jessica will be overseeing deployments of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, and Forceworks’ RapidStartTM …

Forceworks Wins coveted Microsoft Partner of the Year Award (Press Release)

Tampa, Florida – July 22, 2014 – Forceworks, in only their third year as a Microsoft Partner, picked up their first Partner of the Year Award for East Region – Compete at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference this week in Washington D.C. Forceworks, based in Tampa, FL, was formerly a Consulting Partner with …

Damn you Microsoft!!!

I can hear it, can you? A popular podcaster, Jason Calacanis has advised companies in the past to be wary of launching a technology product on top of someone else’s platform. Many great Facebook and Twitter apps have simply been knocked off by the platforms, and subsequently knocked right out …

Dynamics CRM Online and Office 365 Together (Video Demo)

As some of you may know, we are producing a 5 part partner-facing webinar series for Microsoft. The last episode was about how Dynamics CRM Online and Office 365 enhance one another. While the entire series is intended for Partner consumption, I thought I would crop out Patrick Anderson’s excellent …

Zero to Cash in 30 days with Dynamics CRM Online (Press Release)

Forceworks launches RapidStart program for Dynamics CRM Online Tampa, FL – Forceworks, a leading Microsoft Certified Cloud Deployment Partner, announced the launch of a new program for Dynamics CRM Online called RapidStart™.RapidStart™ is tightly focused on just the sales aspects of Dynamics CRM Online and is designed to get organizations …

Taking InsideView aka Social Insights for Dynamics CRM for a Spin

Microsoft recently announced a strategic partnership with InsideView to provide “Social Insights” capability to Dynamics CRM. This alone, is not news, there are many third-party features available for Dynamics CRM. What is news is that they have included the capability at no additional cost for Professional Licenses. Basically, it is …

Unpacking the Industry Templates for Dynamics CRM 2013

So Microsoft just released the Industry Templates we have been hearing about for a while now for Dynamics CRM 2013, there are 13 in all now. I am curious about the thought process that went into determining which industries they would create templates for. I mean “Sports Management”? Seems a …

Did the cost of Dynamics CRM 2013 go up?

This is the question I posed recently to Microsoft Execs. As a partner, I was informed about the new tiered pricing structure that is replacing the flat rate $44/user/month. The Microsoft team introduced three new licenses with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Online: Professional @ $65/user/mo, Basic @ $30/user/mo and Essential …