Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

Set administration mode on production environments to avoid impacting users during changes 

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System administrators no longer need to switch a production environment to a sandbox environment before you place it in administration mode. When an environment is set in administration mode, only users with the system administrator or system customizer security role are able to sign in to that environment. Administration mode is useful when you want Read more

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Build back-to-school solutions with the Dynamics 365 education accelerator and Microsoft Power Platform 

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With back-to-school time upon us, what would normally be an exciting time for educators and families preparing students to return to class is instead filled with additional stresses presented by a global pandemic. Parents and caregivers are wondering what remote learning will be like and how to get and use the technology their children need Read more

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Dynamics 365 education accelerator update supports K-12 application development 

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First, a heartfelt thank you to educators around the world. Many schools are now out for the summer, marking the end of a school year in the most uncertain of times. This spring, schools gave more to students than an education—they provided a sense of purpose, consistency, and normalcy. Teachers and school administrators worked relentlessly. Read more

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Dynamics 365 nonprofit accelerator enhancements enable more automated experiences 

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The Dynamics 365 nonprofit accelerator continues to evolve, enabling ISVs and other solution providers to quickly build industry vertical solutions tailored to the nonprofit sector. In this latest release, the accelerator addresses three critical nonprofit areas: Case Management, Project Management & Program Design (PMPD), and Operations. Case Management and PMPD enhancements include data model extensions Read more

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Dynamics 365 Financial Services Accelerator now includes a preview for insurance 

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The Dynamics 365 Financial Services Accelerator now includes a preview designed for the insurance industry. When you sign up for the preview, you’ll be able to check out an insurance data model, sample app, and dashboard that covers both property and casualty insurance, as well as life insurance. With the Insurance component, insurance companies, agencies, Read more

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

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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

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Dynamics 365 Sales Professional 30 day free trial now available 

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Dynamics 365 Sales Professional was launched in Spring 2018 as a sales force automation solution to help small and medium-sized organizations automate their sales processes, analyze their business data, and grow their business without lengthy and costly implementations. With the February 2020 update, we’ve made it easy for customers to try Sales Professional. The trial Read more

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The Dynamics 365 for Marketing July 2019 update is available now 

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The July 2019 update of Dynamics 365 for Marketing is now released and available to all customers! This update includes a few new features, plus plenty of performance and stability improvements. This update installs version 1.35.4825.0 of the Dynamics 365 for Marketing solution. Keep reading to learn how to get this update and which new Read more

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Updates for the basic list and campaign management capabilities for Dynamics 365 applications (June ’19 – August ’19) 

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With this post we’d like to document notable updates and bug fixes that we have been rolling out and also announce what’s coming up in the next release trains. Release Rollout August rollout, build 9.0.1907.nnnn TBD July rollout, build 9.0.1906.41nn Planned start 7/5, complete TBD June rollout, build 9.0.1905.4008 completed 6/14 worldwide May rollout, build Read more

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Disabling opt-in model in Field Service and Project Service applications on Unified Interface framework (version 8.x and 3.x) 

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The platform recently shipped a setting for Unified Interface framework only. In the near future, this setting will be enabled by default. In support of this, beginning on May 17th, Field Service v8.x and Project Service v3.x will begin to be made the default solutions available through AppSource. Depending on an instance’s geography, the default version Read more

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The Dynamics 365 for Marketing April 2019 update is available now 

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The April 2019 update of Dynamics 365 for Marketing is rolling out starting now! Personalized marketing now extends to landing pages, which can provide content that’s personalized for known visitors, and marketers can achieve more on social channels by posting right from the app. Platform extensibility enhancements help customers and partners meet specific needs, deliver Read more

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Release Notes for User Session Timeout Management 

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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 Read more

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