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Altus Dynamics Reaches A Major Milestone Toward Achieving the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics Accreditation

Posted by Colin Dickinson on Sep 4, 2013 12:06:00 PM

altus-dynamics-914438-editedCertified for Microsoft Dynamics is Microsoft Corp.’s highest standard for partner-developed software. This certification represents a significant step in elevating the standard for partner-developed software solutions for industry-specific business applications. Solutions with a successful software test have demonstrated development quality and compatibility with the Microsoft Dynamics product. VeriTest, a service of Lionbridge, performed independent and rigorous testing on the solution’s integration with Microsoft Dynamics. Altus Dynamics has also earned the Microsoft Certified Partner designation with the ISV Competency.

“By requiring the software solution to meet our highest standards, Microsoft is assuring customers that these certified solutions work with their investments in Microsoft Dynamics,” said Doug Kennedy, vice president, Microsoft Dynamics Partners. “Microsoft congratulates Altus Dynamics on the software test results and wishes it success in earning the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics designation.”

Altus Dynamics NAV 2013 is the latest version of the ERP solution offered by Altus Dynamics. Based on Microsoft’s Dynamics offering, Dynamics NAV, Altus Dynamics have leveraged this solid technology platform with its broad horizontal functionality and customized it with the deep vertical features and functions needed to meet the needs of the non-profit and public sector.

“We have been a Microsoft Gold Partner for ERP for many years, but with the development of our latest offering based on NAV 2013, our solution has matured. We felt the time was right to take it to the next level and pursue CfMD.“ comments James Faw, Chief Technology Officer at Altus Dynamics, who oversaw the solution’s development and software test. “We are of course very happy to have passed Microsoft’s rigorous software test and should soon complete the other 4 requirements to attain full CfMD status.” adds Faw.

Altus Dynamics is a Canadian based information technology consulting and services company applying practical innovation through services and solutions that deliver tangible results for non-profit, education and government clients. Services include application development, ERP and CRM implementations utilizing the Microsoft Dynamics platform, including Microsoft Dynamics® NAV and Microsoft Dynamics® CRM as well as Microsoft SharePoint for employee portals for a range of clients including the National Gallery of Canada, York Region District School Board and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Canada.

We’ve had a phenomenal year in terms of growth, new product releases, new customer additions and completed customer implementations. Now having the latest version of our flagship ERP solution meet the very highest Microsoft standards for product development, is truly outstanding. It is evidence that the investments we make year after year in R&D are paying real dividends in terms of product features and intellectual property, ultimately resulting in quality solutions for our customers” commented Colin Dickinson, CEO & Managing Partner at Altus Dynamics.


About Microsoft Dynamics Microsoft Dynamics is a line of financial, customer relationship and supply chain management solutions that helps businesses work more effectively. Delivered through a network of channel partners providing specialized services, these integrated, adaptable business management solutions work like and with familiar Microsoft software to streamline processes across an entire business.

About Lionbridge Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIOX) is a provider of globalization and offshoring services, including VeriTest software testing services. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 26 countries and provides services under the Lionbridge and VeriTest brands. To learn more, visit


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This Post Was Written By Colin Dickinson
Colin Dickinson is the CEO and managing partner at Sparkrock. Given his business and accounting knowledge, Colin provides valuable insight as well as strong comprehension as to how Sparkrock can help organizations address their individual business challenges. He is passionate about the non-profit community and regularly contributes to local youth based non-profits by volunteering his time and fundraising.
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