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Simplify and automate compliance with asset leasing in Dynamics 365 Finance 

Change is constant. Today most organizations are experiencing challenges and making plans that they did not anticipate. In times like these, organizations do not have time to worry about reacting to changes in accounting regulations, yet they cannot risk leaving them unaddressed. A core tenant of Dynamics 365 Finance is to enable you to reduce risk, and to automate and modernize your global...Read more

Microsoft acquires Orions Systems to expand Dynamics 365 capabilities 

Helping organizations maximize the potential of their observational data The role of computer vision is rapidly expanding to include helping businesses run better and increase earning potential. Retailers, for example, can better manage their physical spaces by gaining a deeper understanding of customer behavior. However, most brick-and-mortar retailers lack the right data to track real-world...Read more

MBAS 2020: Moving forward, together 

Today, we’re hosting the first-ever fully digital Microsoft Business Applications Summit. Just six weeks ago, the community expected we would be together this week in Dallas, Texas. Now, of course, we are looking forward to connecting with you virtually. In these past weeks, every business has shifted focus to adjusting to new and unexpected challenges, and doing so at lightning speed. Our team has mobilized efforts to help organizations stay connected to...Read more

2020 release wave 1 launches with new apps and over 400 features 

Today marks the official start of the 2020 release wave 1, kicking off the deployment of new applications and hundreds of new capabilities and updates across Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform. This release lands at an unprecedented time for business and society. We are providing support and resources for organizations on the frontlines...Read more

The innovations bridging health sciences and business in 2020 

The decade’s first global health crisis has placed the spotlight on the need for healthcare technology that can prevent and solve the world’s critical health challenges. This last week, Microsoft shared progress on innovations helping to meet these objectives. Today, we’re spotlighting intelligent health and business solutions from Microsoft Business Applications that empower health providers...Read more

Our vision for the Microsoft customer data platform 

Empowering organizations everywhere to gain insight from all their data sources and deliver personalized customer engagement There is a fundamental change occurring across industries and organizations: Data now comes from everywhere and everything. As customers have access to more content, purchasing channels, and brand options than before, the touchpoints become exponential—every website visit, use of...Read more

Announcing RPA, enhanced security, no-code virtual agents, and more for Microsoft Power Platform 

It’s a privilege to work with global organizations every day to help them compete and innovate in a modern, data-driven economy. Our goal with Dynamics 365 and the Microsoft Power Platform is to help your organization drive more impactful business outcomes and take proactive actions that will uniquely position and differentiate your business in the...Read more

New digital messaging offer enhances omnichannel features in Customer Service 

Today we’re announcing the release of the new Dynamics 365 Customer Service digital messaging offering. This new digital messaging offering expands and unifies the core capabilities of Omnichannel for Customer Service. With digital messaging, you’re able to further empower contact centers to provide seamless, more personalized customer service across a wide range of channels. Combining...Read more

What’s new in Dynamics 365 Resource Scheduling Optimization (version 3.0.19263.1) 

Applies to: Dynamics 365 version 9.0 and higher, Field Service solution version 7.x or 8.x We are excited to announce the General Availability of Resource Scheduling Optimization v3.0 update release (3.0.19263.1). This release includes a number of new features including: Resource role matching New resource preference: Must Choose From As soon as possible (ASAP) objective...Read more

The flowchart diagrams feature in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) is planned for deprecation 

The flowchart diagrams feature in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) is planned for deprecation   Why is this being deprecated? Based on user feedback, the flowchart diagrams feature does not generate detailed visual graphics. In addition, the activities shape options are limited, lacking both modern design and capability. This has resulted in low usage and adoption...Read more

Announcing Microsoft Dynamics 365 Product Insights – Now in preview 

I’m thrilled to introduce a new analytics application in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 portfolio which gives organizations real-time visibility into how customers use their products or services. Called Microsoft Dynamics 365 Product Insights, the application is for enterprises that design, build, manage, or service connected products and services with intermediated software. Dynamics 365 Product Insights...Read more

Lifecycle Services – October 2019 (Release 1) release notes 

Database movement API in private preview We are excited to announce that the database movement RESTful API is now in private preview.  This release includes authenticating with the service, listing the available databases in the asset library, creating a database refresh between two environments, and polling for ongoing status. To help provide feedback and learn...Read more