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Toolkit: A Cost Analysis Model for Purchasing Microsoft Dynamics 365 Licenses

Published: 21 June 2017

ID: G00327998

Analyst(s): Dolores Ianni, Nigel Montgomery

Summary

Microsoft Dynamics 365 subscription-based licensing has proved complex for sourcing and vendor management leaders negotiating Microsoft business software services. This Toolkit is designed to save time and guide clients through procurement scenarios to show the most cost-effective licensing options.

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When to Use

  • Scaling Up Over Time Reveals Deeper Cost Savings
  • Better Price Tiers Don't Always Equal Lower Total Cost Over Time
  • Compare Cost Outcomes and Prepare to Negotiate
  • Negotiate Price Caps for Cost Predictability

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