How to determine the right CRM and marketing automation for SMBs

Many companies make the mistake of assuming they need to be large-scale enterprises before they will see an ROI for digital tools like CRM or marketing automation systems. But these tools can save SMBs valuable time and offer insights to increase the impact of a relatively small team of sellers and marketers.

At Southwest Modern Data Systems, Inc., we want to help you find the right CRM and marketing automation platform for your business needs. Contact us today to learn more about the exciting capabilities of Dynamics 365 and why it will drive a hefty ROI for your SMB.

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Preparing the class of 2030

Social and emotional skills are far more predictive of a student’s achievement than home environment or demographics. That’s because employers are looking for people who are able to think on their feet and build strong relationships.

Technology has the incredible potential to level the playing field and make these important skill developments accessible to all students, by giving teachers the ability to combine emotional and cognitive skills with academic learning.

At Southwest Modern Data Systems, Inc., we want to help your school use technology to arm all student with the skills they’ll need in the workplace.

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Customer Story: Clifton Coffee

How could your company benefit from a better teamwork strategy? Step up your teamwork game with Southwest Modern Data Systems, Inc. and Microsoft.

When your employees have a streamlined method of connecting and working together, there’s no limit to what your company can achieve. For @CliftonCoffeeRoasters, the decision to switch to #Teamworksolutions from #Microsoft was easy.

Check out this video to see how they leveraged communication technology from Microsoft to grow their business and expand their reach across the UK.

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Customer story: Swarovski boosts global sales and marketing with Microsoft Dynamics 365

The lines of the sales process are blurring. Customers are interacting with companies across multiple channels simultaneously and gathering information from a variety of sources.

In order to be effective, sales reps need an understanding of all these interactions in real time. Dynamics 365 for Sales can compile massive amounts of customer data and display it to sales professionals all over the world at the touch of a button, offering easily useable insights.

At Southwest Modern Data Systems, Inc., we want to ensure your sales professionals are prepared to meet customer needs, no matter what they are.

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Customer Story: School gets future ready with Windows 10 devices, Office 365, and STEM curriculum

No one person can be an expert on everything, and this applies to teachers as well. When it comes to STEM areas where many are unfamiliar, technology can give them access to tools and other educators who can help them confidently expand their STEM curriculums.

Similarly, students can’t be expected to resonate with every subject taught. More STEM in the classroom offers exposure to a wider variety of subjects and activities, increasing the likelihood that students find a subject they’re passionate about.

At Southwest Modern Data Systems, Inc., we want to help your teachers bring exciting new content into their classrooms.

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Making the Shift to a Modern Desktop with Microsoft 365

A modern desktop is one that should continually add value to your operations without adding complexity. Luckily, this technology not only exists, but it is easy to implement into your workplace.

A well thought out plan is the key to a smooth transition. From device readiness to deployment to user training, we at Southwest Modern Data Systems, Inc. are ready to help you every step of the way.

The benefits of a modern desktop are waiting, and your path to get there has never been more clear. Contact us to get started.

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Quiz: How Secure Are You

How do you know if your company is secure or at risk of becoming a cybercrime victim? Take this 10-question quiz to find out and get tips for using Office 365, Windows 10 Enterprise and Enterprise Mobility + Security to address your most pressing security concerns

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Building Collaborative Teaching Communities

The world is changing so fast and a single teacher cannot be expected to keep up with all the shifting trends and emerging tools. But all educators together, each helping one another continually learn and grow professionally? Now that’s a powerful force.

We spend so much time focusing on putting tools into the hands of students, but impactful student learning starts with the continual collaboration and learning of our educators. Tools like Microsoft Teams foster this connection in an easy-to-use and time-effective manner. That’s why Catholic Education Western Australia implemented it into their school system.

Contact us to learn more about what their success could mean for your district.

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Customer Story: Think Up Consulting Recap

Struggling to grow your business?

Before @ThinkUpConsulting implemented #Office365 on #Windows 10 devices, employees wasted time switching between disparate systems. They created a unified solution to accelerate their business and save time.

Watch this video to see how Think Up Consulting has transformed their small business, and visit http://www.swmds.com to learn how you can #GetModern with our Microsoft solutions.

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