Here are the three most important topics that shaped the world of Power Platform and Dynamics 365 in the year 2020.
Dataverse instead of CDS, tables instead of entities, Customer Insights instead of… Customer Insights. Don’t get too attached to any particular name in the Power Platform and BizApps world, as the only constant here is change.
5 tips for improving the search results that your Model-driven Power Apps or Dynamics 365 apps provide via the Relevance Search feature.
Microsoft has removed the Customer Engagement and FinOps buckets from their licensing documentation and now offers a single menu of Dynamics 365 apps. What should the CE professionals now identify themselves with in this new world?
Video of my presentation from Microsoft Ignite 2020 event: “How Power Platform Now Empowers All Microsoft Teams Users”.
Teams started out as a pure collaboration tool, but it’s now becoming a platform for no-code, low-code and pro-code business apps. Here’s an analysis of the potential impact Teams will have for Power Platform and Microsoft 365 application development.
Due to trademark issues, Microsoft had to back off from their plans to rebrand CDS as “Dataflex”. How does something like this even happen?
How did the outside world react to Microsoft’s announcement of Dataflex and what questions should we focus on after the dust settles from Inspire 2020.
The new name for Common Data Services is Dataflex Pro. What about the non-Pro version then? That’s where the story gets really interesting, with a Microsoft Teams licensing bundle that will allow the creation of Power Apps on top of relational data for pretty much all Office users in the world.
The Common Data Service is a foundational element of Power Platform, yet it isn’t an actual software product that would be sold directly on a per user basis. The history as well as the future of CDS make it a complex part of the licensing puzzle for customers – and Microsoft.