After a weekend of sun (clearly enjoyed too much by the sight of red faces in the office) we have moved into a week of concerning cloud...
While scrolling through Twitter on my daily commute I came across this article discussing concerns with the Cloud! I thought it would be very topical to share this article (not just because of the weather) after speaking with a number of Microsoft Dynamics AX users about upgrading to the newest version (AX7) and they have all expressed repeated concerns surrounding moving into the Cloud.
@ERPCloudBlog have out lined the "9 Common Concerns About Moving ERP to the Cloud" answering a number of the questions that keep popping up that I think everyone will find useful.
Will we still own our data? In most cases you will retain ownership of your data, but this is a crucial question to ask your ERP cloud provider before the purchase, Equally important to ask is how the cloud provider will deliver your data to you if you choose to change ERP systems. For example, many users report that NetSuite delivers a file of raw data difficult to map and reuse, while with Microsoft Dynamics ERP, your foundation is always the gold standard Microsoft SQL database.