To ensure flexibility, Saffron decided that the new system must be based on Microsoft Dynamics. But with no internal Dynamics skills, limited IT resources and a challenging transformation timetable, a partner would be needed.
To make the choice, Saffron evaluated a number of potential partners, looking for three things: experience in the sector, proven technical skills, and a fully or partly pre-built solution that would accelerate ‘time to value’. After exhaustive evaluation, Esuasive’s housing solution was selected. Esuasive’s solution extends the out-of-the-box capabilities of Dynamics 365 with more than a hundred additional entities and over one thousand additional fields to provide a complete, modular, integrated Dynamics-based HMS replacement. But importantly, the system is open, enabling housing association’s internal IT teams and business users to customise and extend the system to meet their own specific requirements.