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RELEASE: ALM for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: CRM Solution Lifecycle Management 

NOTE: For the latest version of the ALM whitepaper for Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps, version 9.x, visit On behalf of CRM Content Publishing, I am pleased to announce the release of the white paper, ALM for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: CRM Solution Lifecycle Management, which is available for download from the Microsoft...Read more

Technical Article: Control Which Browsers Your Organization Supports 

Many people are excited about being able to use browsers other than Internet Explorer with Microsoft Dynamics CRM. This is now possible with the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 12 or the Microsoft Dynamics CRM December 2012 Service Update. One thing to note though, with this change, your form scripts could break due to...Read more

Introduction to the Activity Feeds Solution 

With Activity Feeds in the marketplace for several weeks now, we’re learning more about what customers need in terms of documentation supporting the feature. We’ve seen lots of interest in information about how to determine whether Activity Feeds could be useful feature for a given customer, how to get it, set it up, and customize...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Workflow error: “Failed to find workflow version” 

Some time ago we run into strange problem when running Vendor add justification workflow (VendRequestNVJTemplate). After creating Vendor Request in Employee Service we can see it in Procurement and sourcing > Common > Vendor Requests > Vendor Requests Pending Approval where the request gets approved. The problem is that after approving the Vendor Request we...Read more

How to remove notifications (EventInbox) older than one month 

In previous post the solution was to run batch job Administration > Periodic > Notification clean-up as a part of your maintenance plan. Now we have follow up question: how to set up this batch job to remove messages older than 1 month. To achieve it we can use static function monthRange (public static str...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal installation error 

Some time ago we run into following problem. When trying to install Enterprise Portal axsetup.exe crash wile retrieving the list of the sites with following error in installation log: Message: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. FullText: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the...Read more

Microsoft Dynamincs AX 2009 Workflow: Notification message does not contain PO number 

We recently came across problem with Workflow notification message. We have set up template workflow for process Purchase requisition approval (PurchReqApproval). When purchase requisition gets approved the process should create automatically Purchase Order (setting parameter “Auto create purchase order” in Accounts payable > Setup > Parameters on tab Purchase requisition). For even Completed we set...Read more

Customers win with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 

Throughout this month, we revealed some of the pain points we’ve heard about from their current and former customers, many of which have already switched to Microsoft Dynamics CRM. As we shared these facts, we have regularly heard from Microsoft Dynamics CRM customers that continue to express how the familiar, intelligent and connected experiences...Read more

Solutions & Release Management 

Today’s guest blogger is CRM MVP Ayaz Ahmad who is a CRM Architect and Senior Consultant for CSG Services Pty Ltd, the largest Australian owned and leading publicly listed ICT provider in the country. He is also the owner of the MSCRM User Group in Pakistan. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 comes with a brand new...Read more