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Storing Common Data Service activity logs outside of Office 365 

Activity Logging was introduced in Dynamics 365 version 8 and still exists today within Common Data Service. It’s in addition to the existing auditing capability that has been available in Dynamics 365 since CRM 2011. How Activity Logging differs from existing Dynamics 365 auditing Existing audit logging covers enabling and viewing logging for specific entities...

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Automate playbook launch via a business process flow 

In today’s world, the job of salespeople is challenging. They are under more pressure than ever to deliver value to sophisticated customers who have a plethora of information at their disposal. On the flip slide, although customers today may be better informed, with the wealth of information and options available, they are increasingly overwhelmed. They...

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Deprecation of Unified Service Desk 3.2 and lower versions, and features 

To help provide the best possible Unified Service Desk experiences, we recently announced the General Availability of Unified Service Desk 4.1, delivering improved performance and a host of feature enhancements. Below you’ll find information about the versions and features that have been marked as deprecated with the latest release of Unified Service Desk 4.1. Administrators and IT professionals...

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Provisioning and administration is getting easier 

This spring/summer of 2019, the administration and provisioning in Power Platform is becoming a lot easier. Learn more below whats coming new and how it impacts your organization. Call to action Review the new capacity report here. Stay tuned for provisioning updates. Learn more here. Read about the administration license changes and new governance capabilities...

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Using Azure Active Directory groups to manage a user’s app and data access 

Applies to Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x Applies to Common Data Service The administration of app and data access for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement and Common Data Service has been extended to allow administrators to use their organization’s Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) groups to manage access rights for licensed...

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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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