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Release Notes for User Session Timeout Management 

Applies to Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x Applies to Common Data Service The maximum user session timeout of 24 hours is being removed. This means that a user is not forced to sign in every 24 hours to use the Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps and other Microsoft service apps, like...

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Need a model for retail’s digital transformation? Follow Hickory Farms’ lead 

Few retailers have stood the test of time like Hickory Farms. For generations of families in the U.S. and Canada, including mine, Hickory Farms invokes memories of holiday gift baskets brimming with specialty meats, gourmet cheeses, and festive treats. And no family trip to the mall was complete without a stop at the Hickory Farms...

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Dynamics 365 ERP: Companies who have found success by moving to the cloud 

Migrating to the cloud with Microsoft Dynamics 365’s enterprise resource platform (ERP) is a smart, strategic move to help ensure the long-term health of your company. Here are some efficiencies that organizations across a diverse spectrum of industries and sizes have reaped by implementing a cloud instance of Microsoft Dynamics 365’s ERP: Greater ROI One...

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Microsoft Business Applications Summit – Previewing what’s next 

Today, we welcome more than 3,500 customers and partners to our inaugural Microsoft Business Applications Summit in Seattle. Over the next two days, this community will come together with the engineering teams that build Dynamics 365, Power BI, PowerApps, and Microsoft Flow to connect, share, learn, and be the first to know where we’re going...

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What it takes to be a smart retailer 

There have been plenty of stories about the downfall of retail, yet time and again, certain brands rise to the top. One thing these retailers have in common: they use technology and data to make intelligent decisions for their business. The sheer volume of data available—gathered from transactions, social media, opt-in phone tracking and more—can...

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Helping partners grow business application practices with new investments in their success 

Next week we look forward to hosting more than 16,000 partners, customers and business leaders at Microsoft Inspire, our largest annual partner event. Presentations from our CEO and leadership will have a common thread – the critical role our partners play in enabling customers to transform their businesses across industries. We’re constantly striving to enhance our...

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Modernizing the way we update Dynamics 365 

To enable businesses everywhere to accelerate their digital transformation, we are continuously enhancing Dynamics 365 with new capabilities. As we add product enhancements and performance improvements at a rapid pace, today we are announcing a set of changes in optimizing the way we deliver Dynamics 365 updates that will help you stay current in a...

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Gain insights to improve Marketing ROI 

We are all awash in data and information, yet according to McKinsey, only 10 percent of marketers currently use insights to improve performance. You might argue that you are doing just fine with your marketing without such insights, and as such it really doesn’t matter, but I beg to differ. In this blog, I’ll share...

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