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Flexibility in Dynamics 365 Human Resources supports your unique HR needs 

Dynamics 365 Human Resources 2020 release wave 1 includes investments in benefits management, leave and absence, and deeper integration with Common Data Service, providing your organization with a flexible solution that supports a wide variety of HR options. Benefits management enhancements Enhanced plan configuration Benefit plans often have different costs depending on the characteristics of...Read more

Next generation Dynamics 365 Field Service mobile app now available 

Our current Field Service mobile experience is an essential component of success in our customer’s field service operations. One of the most requested updates is to bring the Microsoft Power Apps and Unified Interface experience on the desktop to the mobile experience. We are happy to deliver that capability in the initial version of our...Read more

Extend data storage for Dynamics 365 Business Central 

Each Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central cloud instance comes with 80 GB of database storage, which is more than ample for most organizations. Some businesses have unique scenarios that may require additional storage. For those organizations that need more space, we’ve introduced a new add-on SKU that provides additional storage capacity, available now by contacting...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

Auto capture customer related activities with Dynamics 365 Sales Insights 

The enhanced auto capture capability in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales Insights is now in preview. Be one of the first to preview the improved ability to capture more data in less time. Data is an important resource that sales organizations have. Bringing this data together uncovers actionable insights that are essential for organizations to make...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

Discover winning practices of top sellers with Dynamics 365 Sales 

Enhancements to Relationship analytics capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales Insights are now available as part of the 2020 release wave 1. The AI-powered enhancements enable salespeople to build strong relationships with customers, take actions based on insights, and ultimately close deals faster.   Relationship analytics (RA) leverages the integration between Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Office 365 to provide users with...Read more

Simplified system configuration in Dynamics 365 Sales 

With the April 2020 release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales, administrators will find a simplified configuration experience that makes it easier to discover and manage system settings to meet their organization’s unique needs. This simplified experience is available only for Unified Interface customers. The new App Settings area in the out-of-box Sales Hub application improves...Read more

Dual-write automates data flow between Dynamics 365 applications and Common Data Service 

Microsoft Dynamics 365 business applications are uniquely able to help organizations digitally transform by unifying data and intelligence from employees, customers, operations, and devices into one source, creating many opportunities to use digital feedback loops to adapt and improve. To that end, we’re announcing dual-write, a new capability that enables data to become available natively...Read more

Understanding Dynamics 365 for IT: Architecture, integration, and more 

If you work in an IT department, chances are you’ve seen or heard of Microsoft Dynamics 365. It’s a set of modular and connected software as a service (SaaS) applications and services that are designed to integrate with your existing data, business logic, and processes to help transform and unify your customer relationship management (CRM)...Read more

Save standardized PDF documents to Dynamics 365 or SharePoint 

In June last year, Dynamics 365 Sales introduced the ability to generate PDF quote documents based on standardized templates. The feature has seen significant uptake with several hundreds of documents being created and emailed each day, and we received a lot of feedback to extend the capability to other entities. We heard your feedback and...Read more

Predictive sales forecasting in Dynamics 365 Sales 

Efficient sales processes are key for any successful business. Predictive forecasting, now available in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales Insights, enables proactive decision making for any aspect of the sales process. While it’s impossible for humans to know and predict the future, advanced machine learning technologies for sales can help you forecast sales more accurately. Dynamics...Read more