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Formpipe were proud sponsors of User Group Summit North America 2019. Hosted by Dynamic Communities, the event was one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. This follows on from previous success seen by Formpipe earlier this year at AXUG Summit Europe. As a global business that has achieved significant growth, Formpipe’s presence at both User Group Summits is highly regarded.
The User Group Summit in Orlando brings together the world’s largest gathering of Microsoft Business Applications users and partners for education and networking. Technical experts will be on hand to share their knowledge and expertise, helping businesses make the most of their current Microsoft Business Applications software.
This exhibition was an opportunity for Lasernet to share their success story with customers and partners alike, showcasing live demonstrations of their latest technology with an opportunity to meet leaders and experts from their global teams. There were an exclusive demonstration of the brand-new connector as well as the opportunity to speak with the Formpipe team about document management solutions.
Anders Terp, Managing Director – North America, talks about the evolution of Lasernet by Formpipe: “We are proud to say that Lasernet has grown from strength to strength in providing innovative business solutions. At AXUG this year, we showcased the new Connector which includes highly advanced features to ensure we lead the way in document output management. Retail, warehouse and manufacturing are also key areas we are focusing on to further align Lasernet with Microsoft’s verticals.”
Many of our customers have come to Formpipe because they need to add additional fields to the mobile app in the warehouse module – in short using the out of the box standard Dynamics 365 it can take hundreds of hours to do this! Time that could be spent on other tasks in the business.
At Formpipe we have managed to solve this problem by providing the option to add fields through our connector making this process a simple and quick task. Adding fields such as number of copies can be done in a few simple clicks.
Further to this, we are also providing the option to reprint labels from the mobile app to any printer. Standard Dynamics 365 does not provide an option for selecting a destination when printing/re-printing from the mobile app.
Simply showing the function of printing in the following will add a printer-selection at the mobile App through the Lasernet connector.
When reprinting a label it is exactly the same!
Selection of the destination/printer is closely integrated with the ‘Default printer’ in Lasernet connector – And provides the option only to show printers valid for the warehouse/user – If required.
The fields Note, Reference, Print quantity and Printer are added through the Lasernet connector.
The reference field is a function we have added to help with selection of different Labels. For instance one for a rotated label and another one containing information like a ‘copy’ background.
The Lasernet Connector for Customer Engagement has been officially launched and is available now.
The new connector provides a simple way of controlling both your Sales and Operations documents with one single design tool. Extending the Lasernet document output experience to a new level, the Lasernet Connector for Customer Engagement creates a solution to offer central control over multiple data sources within the Dynamics product suite. New features include:
For further information or to arrange a demo, please contact us.
The way Microsoft delivers Dynamics 365 updates changed on January 31st 2019 and if you haven’t updated to the latest version, you need to do so now to ensure you’re not left behind.
Dynamics 365 is moving to a true SaaS model, something that has proven to be a huge success for other Microsoft products such as Office and Azure. Microsoft’s ‘One Version’ way of thinking will result in everyone using the same version of software, which for customers will result in better support, reliability and performance. Partners will benefit from lower support costs along with earlier visibility and access to updates through Microsoft’s new release structure, so it’s good news all round.
We’re saying farewell to Customer Driven Updates in favour of new features and code being sent via weekly updates which will run in the background. The real game changer will be the two new versions of Dynamics which will be launched every April and October. It’s in these bi-annual new versions that users will be able to physically see the new features they have available. Admin Driven Opt-In controls the user experience and can switch on new features as they arrive but can also switch them off should they cause unwanted changes to the user experience.
Moving forward to the release of Version 10 in April 2019, updates from Version 10 and beyond will be available in sandbox environments for the pre-testing of integrations, customisations and ISV apps. Microsoft are making the release notes available even earlier to ensure the market is aware of what’s coming.
The First Release Program is where new versions begin their journey by being deployed to Microsoft employee and selected customers and partners for testing. Formpipe Lasernet is amongst the first to test new versions ensuring compatibility before they become available.
However you decide to manage your Dynamics 365 upgrades, rest assured that Formpipe Lasernet will be compatible with any version, both past and present.
Our free to attend event will explain how you can implement a best practice, pre-configured eQMS without disruption to your existing daily business.
X-docs is an established SaaS-based eQMS with pre-configured Document, Process and Training management modules. Designed, developed and maintained by Life Scientists and for use in our industry ONLY, X-docs delivers industry best practice at a commercially viable cost.
X-docs is used throughout Northern Europe and Scandinavia including by our hosts NMS. Compatible with Sharepoint 2016 and 2019 it has a clear roadmap that is owned by the user group and guarantees it’s end-user focus.
With proven migration tools we can implement within 4 weeks regardless of your current system being electronic or manual.
8:30 Arrival and breakfast
9:00 Introduction by our Host
9:15 X-docs Product overview/demo
Formpipe X-docs Oslo Breakfast event
5th December 8:30-11:30
0379 Oslo, Norway
To register please contact Ben Saxton at email@example.com
or on +44 115 924 8475
Looking for the On-Screen Printing Option in On-Premise Dynamics 365 for F&O?
The simple answer to the issue is to stop, as it’s no longer available.
For those with an On-Prem Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations installation, you may have noticed that since updating, the ‘Screen Print Destination’ option has vanished and you are now no longer able to preview reports. Without this feature users now must save the document as a PDF, then open it in order to preview.
This handy feature has only been removed for those with On-Premise installations of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, those using Azure/Cloud versions still have the option and are not affected. A simple way to bring this feature back is with Lasernet, the leading document management solution for output and data transformation.
The Lasernet Connector for Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations is compatible with all versions (On-Premise, Azure/Cloud) and allows the user to preview reports at the click of a button. Lasernet reinstates the preview option via the ‘Lasernet Screen’ button where users can simply click the option to preview reports without the need to save and re-open the document – a far more user friendly approach compared to standard D365FO/AX.
In addition to this, those requiring printing to remote printers will also find On-Premise Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations falls short as the standard features only allow printing to printers on the same network. To overcome this, the Lasernet Cloud Print Connector enables users to print to remote printers that are not located on the network. Perfect for those remotely printing documents such as labels and shipping notes.
With no plans to implement these features in future On-Premise deployments, if you want to reinstate them, a third party connector such as Lasernet is your only option. To learn more about how Lasernet solves this issue along with many others, please get in touch.
Using Microsoft Dynamics 365 on-Premise? If so, join our growing list of customers also using Lasernet.
Whether your Dynamics 365 On-Premise solution is up and running and you need more than standard SSRS or if you are looking to implement the solution and want everything ready go from the offset, Formpipe Lasernet can revolutionize your document input and output requirements.
As the leading document management solution, Lasernet is once again ahead of the curve when it comes to Microsoft Dynamics 365 On-Premise with a growing number of clients already using Lasernet with their On-Premise installation.
Lasernet enables you to:
We are keen to show you how simple this process can be and why we are the leading provider of document output and data transformation solutions for Dynamics.
The relocation comes as a result of expansion and an increase in staff, supporting the company’s vision to create a more collaborative working environment as Formpipe continue to strengthen and grow their offering. The move shows long-term commitment for the Nottingham Formpipe office, with additional room to grow the team, building on the existing Support and Development functions already based at this location.
The new office is situated at Nottingham Science Park, which is seen as a unique space for pioneering businesses to promote their products and technologies, contributing to future innovation. This is a vision that mirrors Formpipe’s own mission, to help organisations in the life science and other regulated sectors.
Ben Saxton, Head of Europe Sales says, “Formpipe are entering an exciting period of growth and the UK office is a critical part of this. The new office provides us with the high-level working environment required for the team we have today as well the team we are building for the future. This is a progressive, new development at a very exciting time for us.”
Formpipe Lasernet is gearing up to tackle the rapidly changing market in 2019 as it looks to build upon and utilise its collaboration with Microsoft US.
The goal follows Formpipe Lasernet’s attendance at the Microsoft Executive Briefing in Seattle, USA, which gathered a number of Independent Software Vendors (ISV) to discuss trends in the industry in preparation for the year ahead.
As the industry continues to advance at a rapid pace, the event provided Formpipe Lasernet with the opportunity to engage with partners and customers from across the Microsoft partnership network and discuss how best to work with Microsoft as an ISV. Discussions arose around the newest technology trends the industry is currently experiencing, such as artificial intelligence, and how these will affect current processes. Participants also got access to live demonstrations on customer cases, as well as debating how to scale a business efficiently.
Looking back on the event, Anders Terp, Managing Director Formpipe Inc., commented: “The Microsoft event presented us with an excellent platform to discuss the major challenges the industry is currently facing. As we begin to adapt to new technology trends, it is important we continue to understand opportunities to improve our processes. At Lasernet, we are proud to have adapted positively to changes in the industry, and we are looking forward to continuing our collaboration with Microsoft US.”