InfoStrat White Papers & eBooks
InfoStrat staff members write white papers and eBooks which cover Dynamics 365 and SharePoint topics of interest to our clients. Most are geared toward business decision-makers and information technology leadership, but some are written for developers and systems architects. We welcome your suggestions for new topics.
Dynamics 365 for Nonprofits
Nonprofits need software to fulfill their missions which are often quite different from those of commercial entities. This white paper provides an overview of how Microsoft Dynamics 365 software and customizations can efficiently and effectively meet the business needs unique to nonprofit organizations.
Moving Your Government Agency to the Microsoft Cloud
This eBook is written for government agencies that are determining the most effective approach for moving to the Microsoft Cloud for Government and would like to review some of the key factors to consider as they evaluate the best way forward to meet their needs.
Moving Your Association to the Microsoft Cloud
InfoStrat has worked with national associations as they migrate to the cloud and have learned valuable lessons along the way, which help similar organizations determine the best way forward. This eBook is written for associations that are beginning their analysis of the benefits and costs of moving to the Microsoft cloud.
xRM Cost Savings
Microsoft Dynamics CRM offers more than simply an off-the-shelf Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software package. Microsoft Dynamics CRM can be used to build solutions for common business needs while significantly reducing technical risk, cost, and implementation time, compared to traditional custom application development.
Migrating Lotus Notes to Microsoft
InfoStrat's white paper describes migrating Lotus Notes applications to the Microsoft platform. It outlines the approaches for planning and conducting the migration, with special emphasis on Dynamics CRM as the migration target for custom Notes applications.
Microsoft Dynamics 365, SharePoint, and Custom Development
Business users and developers often ask which product is suitable for which task. At first glance, SharePoint and Dynamics 365 seem to overlap in their capabilities. This eBook explains scenarios for both products, feature comparisons, and how they work together in the context of business solutions.
Dynamics 365 for Associations
Microsoft Dynamics 365 provides an option which can be used to build solutions for association needs while significantly reducing technical risk, cost, and implementation time, compared to traditional custom application development. It contains many fundamental capabilities right out of the box and may be extended and customized for an exact fit with association requirements.
Dynamics CRM Alerts and Notifications
Dynamics CRM contains many of the tools and features needed for an alerting solution. InfoStrat has released a new white paper which surveys the elements of an alerting and notification solution and the components of an alerting or notifying process. It shows how to use Dynamics CRM as a platform for building such a solution, including examples.
CRM Business Process Flows
This white paper explains how to extend workflows and use the tools of Dynamics CRM for managing more complex processes. It demonstrates how multiple Business Process Flows can be programmatically manipulated to implement complex visual processes and coordinate them with background processes.