Preconfigured technology solution is designed for equipment, discrete and complex product manufacturers
NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Aug. 22, 2017 — Professional services firm Sikich LLP recently released the Sikich IEM Configuration Solution on Microsoft AppSource. The application is preconfigured to help equipment, discrete and complex product manufacturers quickly implement and utilize Microsoft Dynamics 365 Enterprise to improve efficiency, gain business insights and enhance customer service.
“Our team has deep experience helping manufacturers solve business challenges with advanced technology solutions,” said Jim Drumm, partner-in-charge of Sikich’s technology practice. “We put that expertise to work in creating the IEM Configuration Solution. With this solution, manufacturers are able to more efficiently implement Dynamics 365 and leverage its many benefits for their businesses.”
The Sikich IEM Configuration Solution enables improved internal tracking and costing of production and outsourced activities. It also helps manufacturers provide more accurate delivery dates. Additionally, the solution supports key business processes, including proposal generation, equipment configuration, quote to sales order conversion, make-to-order functionality, production planning and control, flexible batch tracking, and advanced warehouse management.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Enterprise combines enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management capabilities in a customizable, cloud-based platform. It connects data across organizations, enabling companies to improve operations and strengthen customer engagement.
“We are excited to add this solution to Microsoft AppSource,” said Frank Garcia, senior solution architect at Sikich. “We’ve standardized methodologies and toolsets for manufacturers, allowing them to streamline the Dynamics 365 implementation process. We’ll continue to optimize the solution in line with Microsoft innovations and updates.”
Sikich’s technology practice has a global presence and offers leading technology solutions in partnership with Microsoft. A Microsoft Cloud Service Provider, Sikich has expertise in technology implementations and provides customized support across industries, including manufacturing and distribution, energy, and professional services.
About Sikich LLP
Sikich LLP, a leading professional services firm specializing in accounting, technology, investment banking* and advisory services**, has more than 800 employees throughout the country. Founded in 1982, Sikich now ranks as the country’s 27th largest Certified Public Accounting firm and is among the top 10 of all enterprise resource planning solution partners in the country. From corporations and not-for-profits to state and local governments, Sikich clients can use a broad spectrum of services and products that help them reach long-term, strategic goals.
*Securities are offered through Sikich Corporate Finance LLC, a registered broker/dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission and a member of FINRA and SIPC.
**Investment advisory services offered through Sikich Financial, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.