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Upgrade to avoid end of support for SQL Server 2008

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Without the right scalable and modern data platform, you could be putting your entire operation at risk. At 3ELM Consulting, we want you to take advantage of breakthrough technology that can solve that problem.

With scalability, performance, and availability for mission-critical, intelligent applications and data warehouses, Microsoft SQL Server 2017 consistently leads in the TPC-E OLTP workload, the TPC-H data warehousing workload, and real-world application performance benchmarks.

Contact us today to find out more on how we can help you integrate the highest performing data warehouses on the market.

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Business owners guide E-book

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According to a recent survey, more than 90% of customers said they would consider taking their business elsewhere rather than work with a company that uses outdated technology. Why? As small companies grow, the single purpose systems that could handle relatively simple transactions struggle to keep up with the increased complexity. This leads to mistakes and inefficiencies that can frustrate customers.

The solution? A single, integrated system that can grow with you. Additional data processing programs and capacity are available and ready to integrate seamlessly into the system you are already comfortable with.

Contact us to learn more about how #Dynamics365 can benefit your business.

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You’ve Got Cloud. Now, What?

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Know thy cloud.

Cloud solutions are known for cutting costs and enabling agility, but at 3ELM Consulting, we know not all cloud solutions are the same.

Check out this article to learn four fine print strategies you should consider when modernizing your data platform. And contact us to learn what sets apart the secure and trusted cloud that 90% of Fortune 500 companies run on. #Azure

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Customer story: Coats

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A secure and reliable data platform can help businesses cut costs, drive efficiency, and reduce risk. At 3ELM Consulting, we’ve helped businesses transform with modern cloud solutions.

Massive global textile manufacturer, Coats, chose the Microsoft cloud to consolidate its landscape and modernize its data strategy. Moving 180 servers, most of its data payload, and its entire SAP estate to #Microsoft #Azure took less than three months. Coats improved reporting 600% and cut run costs 25-30%.

Just think what a modern data platform can do for you! Contact us to learn more.

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Kelly Roofing – Taking Business to the Next Level with Microsoft Dynamics

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In theory, it’s always ideal to running the most up-to-date version of a software. But in practice? That’s where things can get tricky. When your software lives on your computer, it can be difficult to time essential updates to avoid disrupting workday productivity. But without them, you run the risk of a system breakdown in a moment that matters.

By moving your business processes to the cloud, updates to software happen behind the scenes, on our end, so that you can rest easy knowing your system is up-to-date with the latest innovations each day when you come into work.

Contact us to learn how moving to the cloud can mean never missing another update.

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Empowering your organization to embrace a data culture with Power BI

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The decisions you make can have huge consequences on your business. At 3ELM Consulting, we know that choosing the right analysis tool can be tough, especially with so many different data analysis platforms on the market.

Microsoft Power BI is propelling digital transformation in manufacturing, allowing retail to gain real-time insights to drive results, solving digital marketing challenges in innumerable industries, and powering mobile apps–enabling data analytics on the go. Use Power BI to inform your toughest decisions.

Contact us to learn more on how we can help you plan your transition to Power BI.

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It’s time for small and midsized businesses to finally move beyond information silos

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Information silos are often an unfortunate product of business growth. However, rather than dealing with the issue, many organizations simply learn to live with the inconveniences until they experience a “pain trigger” that forces them to confront the issue. This article identifies the causes and potential solutions to this common phenomenon.

Don’t wait to feel the growing pains out of expanding beyond the capacity of your current system. Be proactive and take full control of your data by switching to Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Contact 3ELM Consulting to learn how #Dynamics365 can grow with you.

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SQL Server 2017 Datasheet

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Your business has individual needs and requirements that require customization. Integrate a data platform that can do all that and more. 3ELM Consulting wants to help.

With SQL Server 2017, you can develop using the technology of your choice, including open source, backed by Microsoft’s innovations. Easily integrate data into your apps and use a rich set of cognitive services to build human-like intelligence across any scale of data.

We have the tools to help you integrate the Microsoft solution you need to secure and scale your data. Contact us to find out how.

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Kelly Roofing – Providing excellent customer service with the support of Microsoft Dynamics

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In today’s fast-paced economy, a successful business is one that is able to serve customers efficiently and quickly pivot to embrace new opportunities or address new challenges.

In order to do just that, Kelly Roofing adopted Dynamics 365 Business Central. This provided them with an integrated system that was easy for their employees to learn and reduced the response time when services customers.

At 3ELM Consulting, we understand each business faces its own distinctive challenges. Contact us to learn how Dynamics 365 can better prepare you to tackle them.

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Dynamics 365 better together with Office 365 E-book

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At 3ELM Consulting, we know you are the key ingredient that makes your business shine. We also know that any time you spend wading through unconnected programs or entering redundant data is time that could be spent managing your business and building relationships with your customers.

Dynamics 365 Business Central provides a robust platform that can meet the needs of growing your business from every angle. From accounting to sales and everything in between, an interconnected business management system will save you and your employees time and headache!

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A Customer Data Platform Picks Up Where CRM Leaves Off

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If you had access to all your customer data, how would you use it? That’s the question you should consider before you begin to bring your data together; then you can set your organization up for success.

With the Azure data platform, you can take advantage of the efficiency and agility of the cloud by easily migrating to the cloud without changing code. Unlock insights and make predictions faster with Azure.

3ELM Consulting and Microsoft are here to help you get the most out of your data. Contact us today to find out how we can help you transition to the data platform that IT pros trust.

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Customer Story: Kelly Roofing

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At 3ELM Consulting, we understand that small business owners wear a lot of hats. You shouldn’t have to juggle operating on multiple business processes as well.

Eliminate redundancy and inefficiency by integrating all aspects of your business through Dynamics 365. It’s easier than you think. And when your behind-the-scenes processes are running smoothly, you can focus your energy on keeping your customers happy.

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Missing Children Society of Canada

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Missing Children Society of Canada uses social media to get the word out about missing children. Everything was going well with their social media push notification system until their system went down. 3ELM Consulting knows you can’t afford an interruption in your service, that’s why we’re here to help.

To prevent further interruptions in service, MCSC migrated to Azure. With Azure cloud services, the first responders can immediately push information out on social media.

The applications of Azure services are endless and can be used to scale your data with AI. Contact us today to find out how we can help.

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PlayCity: Life Is Short, Go Play

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Ever wanted to do an activity but couldn’t find someone with the same interests and skill level as yourself to play sports, walk the dogs, or take a yoga class? Check out PlayCity PlayCity is a new app that connects active lifestyle enthusiasts. PlayCity was founded by Hafiz Mitha in 2015 after he became frustrated […]

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3ELM Gives to Kids Through Alberta's Promise

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3ELM Consulting is proud to partner with Alberta’s Promise, an organization “inspiring promise for Alberta’s kids.” 3ELM helped Alberta’s Promise support children and youth to have a healthy start here in Alberta. Alberta’s Promise also strives, through various initiatives, to make Alberta a place where children and youth thrive. Programs and services offered to support […]

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ATB-X Open House A Success!

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The Open House went very well and we met many great people. We appreciate all of those who stopped by to learn about what 3ELM can do for your business. Compared to companies that sell products, 3ELM had to come up with a compelling way to discuss our business. The visuals provided a great way […]