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Microsoft’s Stripped-Down Dynamics 365 Mobile App

I don’t think I’ve met a salesperson that didn’t want an faster way to update CRM from the road. When you’re rushing to and from meetings, airports, conference sessions, etc., you want economy and simplicity. You probably don’t need access to customer service cases or marketing dashboards. Microsoft got the...

CRM System
Don’t Just Get A CRM – Get A PLAN

I talk with a lot of businesses evaluating CRMs. Features, functions, pricing -- these are all part of the equation. But the CRM system you choose is just half the story. Regardless of which you choose, without an ongoing CRM PLAN, you're likely to fail. CRM is like a gym...

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Partner
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Setup – Personal Options

When logging into Microsoft Dynamics 365 as a new user, there are a few basic and helpful personal options we recommend changing. This is not at all technical. User-level stuff really. To access these settings, go to the gear icon in the upper right of the screen.  Here there are...

Personal View Microsoft Dynamics 365
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Setup – Creating, Modifying, and Sharing Personal Views

Personal Views are extremely important to collaborating and using Dynamics 365 data. This is a pretty straightforward feature to work with, and easy enough for all users (even non-admins) to manage. Read on for the basics of creating, modifying, and sharing a personal view in Microsoft Dynamics 365. Creating a...

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Card Scanner
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Card Scanner on Mobile

Microsoft introduced a business card reader into Dynamics 365. First of all, it's pretty easy to use. With your Dynamics 365 App (I'm using the Sales Hub on an Android device), use the quick create menu to create a Lead or Contact record. The form pops open with the Busines...

Microsoft Power BI
Microsoft Power BI – CRM/ERP Integration on 33¢ a Day

We talk to a lot of organizations evaluating CRM systems. The topic of integration comes up a lot. Integrating CRM with a separate ERP solution can be a project in and of itself, requiring a lot of hours and additional software. The most common business case I hear is, “We...


Create and Update Dynamics 365 Child Records with Microsoft Flow

A client in the construction industry wanted to automatically create a new Project record in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement when a project Quote was approved. They also wanted the custom Project record to inclde Products from the Quote, and put a lookup on the Products tied to the quote. Microsoft...

Hide/Show Tab Based on an Attribute in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement
Hide/Show Tab Based on Attribute in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement

To hide or show a tab based on a Boolean field, use a javascript web resource function. The following is a function to use. It is based on the execution context of the change event and a tab name passed during the change event. Here are the steps This is...


Join Us at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit

The Microsoft Business Applications Summit has quickly turned into one of the premier technical conferences for our platform, Dynamics 365. Several members of our consulting team will be attending the event next week in Atlanta. Happily, I can join them this year. WooHoo! If you are in the area or...

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Sales Collaboration Using Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Teams

Kudos to whoever is running the Microsoft Teams team. Teams is really taking off. Everyone in the partner community that I’ve talked to that is using it is pumped up about. We see clients adopting it. We’re even using it to help manage Dynamics 365 implementation projects with external organizations. One...


Microsoft Dynamics 365 New Release Process

Hello, fellow Dynamics 365 users! Many of you are probably aware of the new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Online update release process. If not, we wanted to be sure you are aware of the new process. Click here for the New Microsoft Dynamics 365 Release Schedule. Additionally, we are providing this link...

How to Add Names to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing Lists Using Connections
How to Add Names to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing Lists by Using Connections

Microsoft Dynamics 365 does not allow us to import Marketing List Members directly. If you have existing Contacts or Leads you want to add to a marketing list, follow the steps below to add the names to a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing Lists by using Connections. Get Started To start...

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