Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 R2 has arrived!

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 has officially been released as of Dec 1st 2017. There are a number of product enhancements that are being introduced by Microsoft for Dynamics NAV 2018 R2. These new features will give early adopters, and existing Microsoft NAV customers in the Canadian manufacturing…


Fall Training Day - New Hires

First day of Training at Vox ISM has proven to be both challenging and rewarding, but the four new hires and I are in the same boat, sailing towards the same goal. My name is Ksenia Beljakova, and I am one of two, new Project Managers to join the fast-paced and exciting environment of Vox ISM. My…


The Power of Microsoft for SMB: SherWeb Accelerate Cloud Summit

On November 13, Vox ISM President Jim Heaton and I attended the SherWeb Accelerate Cloud Summit event in Toronto, Ontario   At Vox ISM, we are committed to staying ahead of the curve, not an easy task in the IT world. The constant changing landscape is offering up more advancements than any…


Microsoft and LinkedIn Sales Navigator: Dynamics 365 (CRM) Integration

As many of my readers know, on June 13, 2016, Microsoft Corp. acquired LinkedIn Corporation for $196 per share, valued at $26.2 billion. This recent deal allows Microsoft to embed LinkedIn in its many existing products including Dynamics 365. At the time, Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, knew he had…


Vox ISM New Staff - On the Road and Onboarding

Adventures in consulting with Olga Hedroits & Jacob Steinfeld. Written by Olga Hedroits. Throughout my career as a project manager in the healthcare industry, specifically HR, Health/Wellness and software development space, I noticed a trend with a few organizations. Once you’re hired, it seems…


Windsor mold makers and CAMM enjoy a double header on Wednesday October 18th at the Ciociaro Club

CAMM held two events last Wednesday. Both were well attended and well done. The Windsor Mold Expo from 10am to 4pm CAMM AGM Dinner Meeting from 4 to 8pm Vox ISM had a booth at the Windsor Mold Expo. There were approximately 60 exhibitors and many of the Oldcastle area mold shops attended to see…


Surviving Week 1 in a Virtual Company!

I have officially completed week one at Vox ISM, which also marks the first time I have worked for a virtual company! My name is Ksenia Beljakova.  Vox hired me in the capacity of a Project Manager.  For the past 7 years, my career has consisted of the traditional “brick & mortar” office…


Management Reporting with Microsoft – Run your business by the numbers

Most companies analyze a dismal 12% of their data, and when they want to get more information it’s a long and grueling process. What if we told you that you could access, analyze, and generate insights from ALL of your data by simply asking your software questions? And I when I say ‘ask’, I mean…


Management Reporting for Canadian Manufacturers in 2017

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV & CRM 2017 there are 47 modules, 12,500+ programs, and 545 standard reports that cover every conceivable topic for the 170,000+ NAV customer around the world. How do I know this? I spent an entire weekend with 3 team members and looked at every report in the system.  A…


Microsoft CRM 2018 update coming soon!

Good news everyone! Microsoft CRM 2018 on its way, technically it's called Dynamics 365 V9 but we won't bother you with semantics. New Microsoft CRM 2018 features to power productivity In total there's over 20 new features that will drastically improve your sales, service, and overall productivity.…