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Manage Auto Save 

Applies to: CRM 2013 and CRM Online Fall ‘13 Auto save enables automatic save of records at fixed short interval for update without the need for you to explicitly click on “Save” button every time. Now you don’t need to worry about saving record when you are working on a record for a long time....Read more

Where Did the CRM Resource Center Go? 

Hi everyone, I manage the Dynamics CRM Resource Center (recently renamed the Customer Center), and I’ve noticed some questions about how users should get to the site and access help from within the CRM application.  While the product’s site map no longer includes a direct link to the Customer Center, there are still two easy ways...Read more

Updated Whitepaper – Optimizing and Maintaining a Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Server Infrastructure 

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Enterprise Content Team is pleased to announce the latest release of the white paper Optimizing and Maintaining a Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Server Infrastructure, which is available for download here or accessible online via TechNet. What’s New in this Release? Primary updates include new information about optimizing the performance of: Queries...Read more

Getting started guide for business users 

We know that new users of Dynamics CRM often have a lot to contend with when they start trying to get their work done on a daily basis in the software. We think those first few days could be a bit easier to adjust to if more information is available about how to use the...Read more

Video: introduction to Activity Feeds 

We’ve been hearing from customers who would like to know more about Activity Feeds, the new social-based communication tool offered in our fall release. People have told use they’d like to know more about everything from how to customize it down to just getting a basic sense of what we’re offering. We’re pleased to report...Read more

Getting started for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online administrators 

After you’ve purchased Microsoft Dynamics CRM, but before the business users in your organization start using it, there are some basic tasks that you, as the Microsoft Dynamics CRM administrator, should complete. They’re summarized for you in this article, which details the very basic things you need to complete to get started.  If you’ve purchased...Read more

Create Sample Data for your Solution 

In This Post: Problem statement How to create and export CRM Data How to create DataMap and save it How to import sample data using SDK APIs Conclusion Further reading Problem statement You have created a solution using the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Solutions framework and you want people to download it and try it....Read more

Data management for Activity Feeds entities 

We just released Activity Feeds for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. With most new features come the additional amount of data introduced with it and this is also true for Activity Feeds. Every time a user creates a post or a comment, a record is created. Every time an auto post is generated, another record is created....Read more

Configuring & Using “Dynamics CRM” Mobile App 

Dynamics CRM Mobile App is recently released to the windows phone Marketplace. Here, in this article, I’ll try to explain how to take configure the app against your CRM Online & IFD organizations and its high level capabilities to use from the phone. Configuring “Dynamics CRM” for your organization: You can find “Dynamics CRM” app...Read more

Configuring the List Component in SharePoint Online 

  The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 List Component adds functionality to SharePoint which enables Document Management capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. In order to deploy the List Component Solution the following modifications to SharePoint are required: Run the following command in the SharePoint Management Console for a specific Web application: AllowHtcExtn.ps1 <Web Application URL>. Alternatively,...Read more

Activity Feeds Report 

1.       What is Activity Feeds report? Activity Feeds report is a CRM report for Activity Feeds, which uses FetchXML query to retrieve Activity Feeds-related data from database through SQL Server Reporting Service (SSRS). 2.       What is Activity Feeds Report for? Imagine you are the owner or the administrator of a CRM organization or someone who...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics CRM integration with SharePoint Online is here 

The SharePoint team is in the process of deploying some new features to the SharePoint Online service.  The rollout of these new SharePoint Online features across the data centers is expected to be completed by end of November.  Most notable from a Microsoft Dynamics CRM perspective, is that Microsoft Dynamics CRM customers can now take advantage...Read more