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.
I always prefer to use precise terminology when talking about the technologies that are part of my trade. Some might consider me a pedantic guy who’s always correcting some insignificant details in documents or presentations that cover Microsoft technologies but aren’t using their correct names. Yeah, the customers reading them probably wouldn’t notice the difference, […]
Last year when Microsoft officially launched their Dynamics 365 commercial offering, it marked the end of the Dynamics CRM brand. Initially launched as “Microsoft CRM” in 2003 and then rebranded as “Microsoft Dynamics CRM” in 2005 (see the first 10 years of the platform’s history in this blog post), the acronym “CRM” had become a […]