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May release of Dynamics 365 Guides improves anchoring (alignment) process 

Applies to: Dynamics 365 Guides (build 103.1905.31001.0) This month, we’re pleased to release an improved anchoring (alignment) experience in Dynamics 365 Guides. What’s new in this release The PC app doesn’t require you to choose an anchoring method before creating a guide, so you can start creating content right away. You can also switch between...

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New flexible service updates for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations 

Welcome to the world of One Version, where we’ve modernized the service updates for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. With One Version, all customers benefit from being on the same version with access to the latest capabilities available, and no one is stuck on less capable older versions.  Customers also experience continuous updates–no more...

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New Business Central apps in May 2019 

In May, Dynamics 365 Business Central partners published 33 new apps on AppSource. The following apps were added in May 2019: Clever Handheld for Warehousing by Clever Dynamics Oozes simplicity and features that streamline your warehouse operations Payroll NOW by Integrity Data, Inc. Fully integrated, complete and trusted US Payroll App Alna Document Import by...

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How to ignore travel time when searching for resource availability 

The Schedule Assistant in Universal Resource Scheduling has an option to “Ignore Travel Time” when searching for availability. This option allows you to search for a resource within a certain radius, but it does not require the resource to be free for both the entire duration of the requirement AND the time it takes to...

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How to change advanced settings for the Schedule Assistant 

There are advanced settings in the filter control that allow you to change the behavior of the Schedule Assistant. Options include: Real Time Mode Allow Overlapping (Ignore Proposed Bookings)  (Multiday) Ignore Travel Time Ignore Duration   By default, these are all deselected, except for Ignore Proposed Bookings, which is selected by default. What if you...

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Lifecycle Services – May 2019 (Release 2) Release Notes 

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the release notes for LCS May 2019 (Release 2) release. Update tiles improvement The LCS update tile now enables environments that are one version behind the current service update to be able to take hotfixes without having to update to...

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Dynamics 365 & Power Platform timeline for the 2019 release wave 2 

April 2019 marked a significant milestone for Dynamics 365. Our customers are now on the latest in-market version of Dynamics 365 and we’ve modernized how updates are delivered to our users. Today, I want to follow-up with an update on the April ’19 release, as well as reveal the timeline for the 2019 release wave...

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The benefit of bots: Dynamics 365 Virtual Agent for Customer Service overview 

Dynamics 365 Virtual Agent for Customer Service is an exciting new offering that empowers customer support teams to create powerful bots using a guided, no-code graphical interface—without the need for data scientists or developers. Virtual Agent for Customer Service is built on the Microsoft Bot Framework and addresses many of the major issues with bot...

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New! Dynamics 365 Virtual Agent for Customer Service is available for preview 

It is with great pleasure that we’re announcing availability of the public preview of Dynamics 365 Virtual Agent for Customer Service. Virtual Agent for Customer Service is the latest Dynamics 365 AI-based end-to-end solution enabling organizations to easily transform customer service through the power of artificial intelligence (AI). Virtual Agent for Customer Service is built...

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Last chance to register for the Microsoft Business Applications Summit 

We can’t wait for the Microsoft Business Applications Summit this year – and it’s almost here! Coming to Atlanta, Georgia June 10 – 11, this is your chance to get hands-on with your favorite tools, get one-on-one time with experts and engineers, and collaborate with our vibrant community of data drivers. Why Attend? Here are the top 10 reasons to join us...

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