Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Traveling Demo 

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Not so long ago I had the UNIQUE opportunity of presenting Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online to a large audience where the presentation tool could not facilitate a live demo.  In order to conduct this demo I had to create a PowerPoint presentation containing screen shots to demonstrate each aspect of the CRM application (Outlook integration,…Read more

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Just do it – Deleting attributes that are in use by running Workflows 

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM MVP Aaron Elder of Ascentium provides some tips and tricks. Recently, we had the need to delete several attributes from an entity we had created (Employee).  Normally this is a very straight forward affair in Microsoft CRM.  You simply remove the field from the Form and Grids and they using the Entity…Read more

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An early look at CRM “5” 

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As you might imagine, since shipping Dynamics CRM 4 the product team has been hard at work designing the next major release.  Over the past few months they’ve given a few sneak peeks at some of the more interesting platform pieces that they’re working on.  Naturally I grabbed my video camera and got as much…Read more

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

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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…Read more

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3D charts. Chart Generator tool II 

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One of the new features in NAV 2009 is the new chart (KPI) object, described in more details here: NAV 2009 – How to generate charts / KPIs This post describes how to make 3D rotatable charts, and includes an update to the Chart Generator Tool which makes is simple to make your own 3D…Read more

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Microsoft Word Proposal for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 

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I’ve created a video of the solution demonstration which is also available from the home page of the site. This demo is a nice example of the value of software + software as service.  The solution demonstrates Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online data both being hosted in Microsoft Word and inserted into a Word document. Microsoft…Read more

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MS Word Proposal for CRM Online 

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Over the last few months, I’ve presented at 3 conferences ( Tech Ed, IT Pro, ms internal – Tech Ready ) about building software as a service solutions with Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Now that all the conferences are over, I’m making more of this content available. I’ve created a video repro of the solution demo….Read more

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Business Card Design and Data Entry 

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I recently returned from the Convergence 2007 conference in San Diego. At such events one acquires a neat little stack of business cards. I finally got around to entering them into our CRM system the other day and I had some interesting observations. CardScan Firstly let me just say I love my CardScan. It eats…Read more

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Top 10 Most Wanted Dynamics CRM Snap-ins 

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During the course of giving and preparing countless CRM demos as Satya’s demo whipping boy, I’ve made frequent use of our Dynamics Snap-ins because they show off the *cough* harmony *cough* between Office and Dynamics.  Customers always get that faraway “wow, that’s cool!” look in their eyes.  In spite of my reservations about how simple…Read more

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Multi-lingual Support for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 

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I’m posting this blog so as to clarify the position of Multi-lingual support for Microsoft CRM from product prospective. Current Status Microsoft Dynamics CRM V3.0 although is available in 22 languages, there is no multi-lingual User Interface Support. That means that single Microsoft Dynamics CRM V3 cannot support multiple languages UI within the same installation,…Read more

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