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Verify hash function changes after update to Dynamics 365 Finance 2020 release wave 2 

In Dynamics 365 2020 release wave 2, the hash function for the dimension framework in Dynamics 365 Finance has changed. This change may cause breaks in your production and test code in some scenarios. This blog post explains how to inspect your code for impacted patterns and provides guidance about how to validate this functionality...Read more

Deprecation of Voice of the Customer surveys on Dynamics 365 Marketing on July 1, 2020 

This only impacts Dynamics 365 Marketing customers who are using surveys based on the Voice of the Customer solution. As announced previously, Voice of the Customer is will be discontinued on July 1, 2020.  Therefore, all surveys based on Voice of the Customer within Dynamics 365 Marketing will also be discontinued. Please note that Dynamics...Read more

Automatic update policy for Dynamics 365 Marketing 

Starting in May 2020, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing will enable system-driven, automatic updates for all our customers. We are implementing this policy to bring a consistent, predictable update process to everyone, and to reduce the amount of planning and testing time organizations have to spend to roll out updates to their instances. The policy aligns...Read more

Dynamics 365 Banking Accelerator Test Drive now includes a new portal and chatbot capabilities 

We’ve updated the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Banking Accelerator Test Drive experience with Power Apps portals, Microsoft Power Virtual Agents, and Microsoft Power BI for the banking industry. You can test drive the Banking Accelerator capabilities by launching a preconfigured environment, and then trying out the app without needing to set up or use a Microsoft...Read more

How to fight the three biggest fraud threats in e-commerce purchases 

Most of us don’t think twice about making purchases online, whether we’re ordering books and media, grocery deliveries, or big-ticket items like appliances. The increase in digital transactions poses some challenges for e-commerce organizations, especially around fraud. There are three ways e-commerce organizations are impacted by fraud: Lost revenue, when an illegitimate purchase is made...Read more

Upcoming changes to the Cloud Business Applications competency 

When an organization consults a Microsoft partner to implement, deploy, or manage a cloud solution like Dynamics 365, they expect to receive world-class service, business acumen, and technical expertise. After all, their investment in a partner can potentially establish a long-term, trusted relationship leading to years of innovation. That’s why Microsoft Competencies are so valuable...Read more

Using AI to better understand and engage your customers 

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for some time now. What was once an elusive technology only accessible to those with vast resources and budget is now being democratized and attainable for every organization. With prebuilt AI capabilities embedded in enterprise solutions, organizations can now benefit from AI. Organizations can process and interpret enormous volumes...Read more

Protect your e-commerce business with Dynamics 365 Fraud Protection 

Big data AI is no longer a fantasy, but a reality. The AI marketspace is delivering real solutions for real world problems. Currently, e-commerce retailers are faced with fraud losses daily; reduced revenue, increased operational expenses, and wrongful rejections are just some of the impacts fraud creates on a local and global scale, all of...Read more

Deprecating Basic Authentication for Outlook Integration in Business Central 

As announced in the Microsoft Tech Community, Basic Authentication for Exchange Web Services (EWS) will be decommissioned in October 2020. Dynamics 365 Business Central integrates with Outlook and Exchange, and these features allow the option of Basic Authentication with EWS. In response to the change in EWS, beginning October 1, 2020, the option to use...Read more

Dynamics 365 Remote Assist goes GA in the October 2019 update! 

Applies to: Dynamics 365 Remote Assist (version 2019.10.01) Microsoft Dynamics 365 Remote Assist for mobile is now generally available! Users already familiar with Dynamics 365 Remote Assist on HoloLens can access many of the same collaboration tools with just their cell phone or tablet. The Dynamics 365 Remote Assist user on an Android or iOS...Read more

Announcing general availability of Dynamics 365 Guides! 

We’re thrilled to announce the general availability of Dynamics 365 Guides today! Dynamics 365 Guides app version 200.1909.24001 and solution version 200.0.0.102 include the following updates: Try the demo. You can now try an out-of-the-box sample guide on the HoloLens app without signing up for a license or authoring a guide yourself. Customer satisfaction surveys....Read more