Are the date, time, number and currency fields looking funny in your app that uses Dataverse? Here’s where to fix the settings & why managing them is so complex.
Sharing Dataverse for Teams apps outside the team
Using the “share with colleagues” feature to publish Teams based Power Apps into more than one team can be a bit tricky. Here are the steps needed to use your app outside the hosting Dataverse for Teams environment.
Trial & Error: Understanding Dynamics 365 CE Trials
With SaaS products like Dynamics 365, getting the process of running a free trial right is crucial for the commercial success of products. This is why you may have seen Microsoft also perform a lot of changes into the process how you’ve been able to spin up trials of CRM Online instances, nowadays known as […]
What’s An “App” in Dynamics 365 Anyway?
Everywhere you look you see apps these days. Or more truthfully, you’ve been seeing them for ages already. Even in this blog I used the term “applification” over 2 years ago already, so it’s fair to say we’ve been living on the planet of apps for a long time by now. As catchy as those […]
Working with Price List Items in Dynamics CRM
Despite of the recently refreshed user interface of Dynamics CRM 2013 that offers a much more fluid user experience than previous versions, there are still areas in the application that are not very user friendly. Many of these revolve around product and price information, regarding how it is presented and what actions are allowed on […]
Side effects of the Polaris UI
Here are some of the gotchas you can expect after switching to the new UI that is introduced in December 2012 Service Update, known by the friendly name “Polaris” release. I previously compiled a summary of the changes in the new UI and publish it as the “What’s New in Polaris” slides, but I thought […]
Dynamics Marketplace vs. Microsoft Pinpoint: where are all the CRM apps?
When Microsoft released the 2011 version of Dynamics CRM and introduced the solution management functionality they also introduced the Dynamics Marketplace: an app store for CRM solutions, integrated right into the CRM user interface. Here’s an excerpt from the blog post Driving Success with the New Microsoft Dynamics Marketplace: The Microsoft Dynamics Marketplace is a new […]
Getting back at blog content thieves
Blogs are not only a valuable information source, they are also incredibly efficient vehicles for performing content marketing to promote a company or its products. In the line of professional services, many organizations want to use blog content created by experts in their own organization to prove to their potential customers that they are a […]
To update or not to Update Rollup? That is the question
Some time ago I wrote a parody about Dynamics CRM blogs that mainly seem to post news about the latest Update Rollups being released. Now I find myself writing an Update Rollup blog post myself. Is that a sign that I’ve run out of topics and slipped into the autopilot blogging mode? I hope not, […]
Why Microsoft needs to buy Yammer
Edit 2012-06-25: it has now been confirmed, Microsoft has acquired Yammer. The rest of the post is still valid, so please do read on. There’s a rumor going around as of June 14th that Microsoft is about to buy Yammer for over $ 1 billion. While Yammer is not strictly speaking about CRM or even […]