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Quality Management in Dynamics AX 2009 – Upgrade essentials 

Quick abstract As many of you may know, with the latest release of Dynamics Ax 2009, the new Quality Management System (QMS) module is available within the Inventory Management Area, formerly the Fullscope TQM (Total Quality Management) solution, which was acquired and evolves in the new module. As some of you may know, the upgrade...

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More Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Accelerator Goodness 

This past month, Reuben Krippner and I sat down to chat about the exciting Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 accelerators from a developer’s perspective. In the below six videos, we talk about different accelerators and how customers and partners can use them to further extend CRM functionality and development. As you watch these videos, you’ll realize...

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community – Social Software Playgrounds 

It’s the holiday season and I’m checking out some of the CRM communities, adding a video here and a pointer to a great article there. Our group on Linked In continues to grow, driven I think by the need of our partners and customers to be associated with a great product. In Facebook I’m seeing...

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Creating a customized Plug-in Template for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 

Today we welcome MVP Bill Ryan from CustomerEffective as our guest blogger. In its basic form, CRM 4.0 Plugin development is straightforward, however it has many monotonous elements. This walkthrough on writing Plugins illustrates many of the repetitive tasks that plugin development entails.  Among them are: Creation of a new Class Library Project Renaming of...

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Performance Study – Dynamics CRM 4.0 WAN Performance using Cisco Wide Area Application Services 

The MS CRM E2 and Dynamics Premier Field Engineering team, working in conjunction with Cisco Systems, Inc., recently completed a series of benchmark tests to determine the impact of Cisco’s Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) appliance on the performance of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 across different network profiles: 80ms – 0.1% packet loss – 512K...

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Use Shared Data Source for custom Microsoft Dynamics CRM reports 

Meet guest blogger Jim Wang, Microsoft Dynamics CRM MVP. He is a technical consultant working for 2B.net, an UK based consulting company. He has been working on Microsoft Dynamics CRM since version 1.2. Recently I have been asked to modify some reports. In my current project we have 4 environments (Development, Training, UAT, and Production)...

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Bio – Stefan Omdahl 

Stefan Omdahl is a developer in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV product group.  He has been working on the Automation implementation for the Dynamics NAV 2009 release, and has been with Microsoft for about five years, on Microsoft Business Framework, Project Fenway, Dynamics AX and Dynamics NAV. The rest of his career has been in IT...

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Automation Objects in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 

Overview The Automation object is often used to integrate NAV business logic with external processes and thereby extend the functionality of the product, such as integration with other products like Office. Automation objects must expose a COM interface, and every time we cross a process boundary is worth thinking about performance, but issues that involve...

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