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Software Assurance Planning Services

​Sell DYDPS engagements

​Build your pipeline

For Microsoft partners, DYDPS is an opportunity to initiate a deeper, more strategic conversation with customers about their business and IT strategy in the context of a deployment planning session.

Working with your customers, DYDPS can help offset the cost of business development and build your pipeline. DYDPS can shorten your sales cycle by connecting you with qualified prospective customers in need of your organization’s Microsoft Dynamics 365 expertise. Through DYDPS, your consultants will develop and an in-depth knowledge of the customer’s business requirements and processes, current environment, enabling you to identify follow-on services opportunities to benefit the customer.

Connect with customers

Planning Services can be integrated into your sales and marketing planning and delivery. Here are some simple ways to get connected with customers looking to use DYDPS.

  • Update your profile in the Planning Services Provider Directory. When you are enrolled as a DYDPS provider and a location is approved in MPN, your company information will automatically be listed in the Planning Services Provider Directory to help customers find you.
  • Collaborate with your Partner Sales Executive and Large Account Resellers to identify potential customers for DYDPS engagements.
  • Help existing customers understand how they can redeem their Software Assurance Benefits for DYDPS engagements.


Sell the engagement

The Microsoft Dynamics Deployment Planning Services (DYDPS) sales guide is provided to help you talk to customers about the benefits of DYDPS. Leverage this guide and other resources on this site to help you pitch DYDPS and build a sales pipeline.


​Connecting with Planning Services customers

There are several ways to go about proactively identifying customer opportunities and verifying customer entitlement to the Planning Services benefit to help create your qualified customer list. Refer to the partner-customer connection page for more information.