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The Seamless Integration between Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Talent and Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

With the launch of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Talent (Talent) in 2017, organizations using or implementing Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365FO) had questions around the difference between Talent and the HR module in D365FO. Some of those organizations are already using the HR module in FO but are interested in investing in a more holistic Human Capital Management (HCM) System. Others are in the process of implementing Talent and need to [...]

March 20th, 2019|Categories: Microsoft Solutions|Tags: , , |

Sierra Systems named finalist in Canadian Cloud Partner of the Year Awards

Sierra Systems has been nominated as a finalist for the Canadian Cloud Partner of the Year Awards, in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service Rock Star of the Year category. The awards will be hosted during the annual 2019 Ingram Micro Cloud Summit in San Diego, California on March 11-13, 2019. The announcement of award winners will be named at the exclusive Canadian Partner Reception. In 2019, Cloud Summit X promises to bring deeper insights and more aha moments [...]

February 8th, 2019|Categories: Cloud, Events, In Our Community|Tags: , |

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations One Version

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations One Version is here, and it is green! For any organization it can be quite disruptive to remain up to date or upgrade to the latest version of their ERP or CRM system. These are projects on their own, take time and effort, have an impact on operations and pose a considerable risk to business continuity. And with the rapid pace that Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and [...]

January 31st, 2019|Categories: Microsoft Solutions|Tags: , , , |

Sierra Systems Consortium Digital Policing Platform in Canada

Sierra Systems’ Justice and Public Safety (JPS) practice has brought innovative solutions to Canada’s emergency management, police, prosecution, courts, and corrections sectors for more than 25 years. This past year, we have been proud to work with IBM and Genus Technologies in bringing the latest in digital evidence management to the Edmonton Police Service. Once live, this digital evidence management system will be a leader in enterprise digital policing platform in Canada. Built on integration [...]

October 12th, 2018|Categories: Business Analytics, Technology and Beyond|Tags: , , , |

How Organizations are Leveraging Microsoft Dynamics 365 to Digitally Transform & Achieve Intelligent Business Applications

Authored by Warren Shiau, Vice President Buyer Insights and Analytics, IDC Digital transformation discussions, like many other technology-related business “hot” topics, can get overly complicated. An effective way to think about digital transformation is simplifying it: how can you use digital technologies to change the way you do business? And if you’re going to change the way you do business what do you need to analyze and evaluate, and then modify, enhance or change? [...]

5 C’s of Innovation

With the focus the technology industry has had on innovation recently, a common recurring business theme is now simmering to the top that innovation must have value. The sheer capability and elasticity of large cloud compute has enabled many technologies, such as machine learning, to rise to the forefront of enablement within an organization’s IT, but at what cost? When you are focusing on innovation, consider the 5 C’s of Innovation that determine value: Compute: [...]

September 14th, 2018|Categories: Technology and Beyond|

Webinar Series: Cloud Awareness

Information to Help You Achieve Successful Cloud Adoption Strengthen your business understanding of the different cloud solutions available, along with the associated benefits and issues, considerations, concerns, and opportunities of each. From a brief introduction on what cloud solutions are all about, Sierra’s cloud experts explain the different types of cloud offerings, such as IAAS, PAAS, SAAS, as well as the major players, before tackling common cloud topics: privacy and security considerations in the [...]

August 21st, 2018|Categories: Cloud, Technology and Beyond|Tags: , , |

Customer Success Video: Low-cost facial recognition and machine learning

Check out our latest video to learn how the Calgary Drop-In Centre and Sierra Systems implemented a low-cost facial recognition program to ensure the safety and security of the facility, its residents, and its staff.       To learn about this project, which was a Microsoft Impact Award Finalist for Citizenship and Community, check out our case study.

July 18th, 2018|Categories: Microsoft Solutions, Technology and Beyond|

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