How ActivityPub can make blog posts visible on the modern, decentralized social web. Reflecting on my 15 years of blogging and how the technology around it has evolved.
Looking back at what we expected from the emerging Social CRM landscape 10 years ago and what actually happened. A journey through Microsoft’s efforts in embedding social into the core features of what still used to be called Dynamics CRM.
Have you been looking at Microsoft Social Engagement as a solution to integrate social channels with your Dynamics CRM environment, but kept postponing your investments into the MSE application since it didn’t yet allow sending social data physically into CRM? Well, it’s time for a wake up call, since starting from MSE 2015 Update 1.2 you […]
Recently I was invited to make my second appearance on the CRM Rocks podcast series, hosted by Markus Erlandsson. The first episode we did back in fall last year was focused on “what’s new in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013”, which was certainly a timely topic back then. This time we decided to discuss on a […]
Unfortunately I wasn’t able to attend the eXtremeCRM event in Barcelona this year (“the Woodstock for CRM Rockstars”), but I’ve been keeping an eye on the buzz in Twitter around the #eXtremeCRM hashtag. Although it’s not exactly the same as enjoying live CRM geek talk over some tapas & cerveza, for anyone interested in hearing […]
In case you missed the big news last week, Microsoft has acquired a company called Parature. Similar to the two marketing related service providers MS has bought earlier, Marketing Pilot and Netbreeze, this latest acquisition is intended for expanding the footprint of Dynamics CRM on the customer service side. It’s been no secret that this […]
Today Surviving CRM passed the 1,000 +1’s milestone on Google+. Wow! Thank you to all of you who’ve been reading the post over here on the blog or following the latest Microsoft Dynamics CRM news and links shared over at the Surviving CRM Google+ page. Even though I think the most immediate benefit from publishing […]
Today I received the following email: Wow! Quite an honor, I must say. Not so much for the MVP badge itself but for being recognized alongside all of the brilliant minds that have received the Microsoft Dynamics CRM MVP award before me. Thanks especially to fellow MVP Gustaf Westerlund for nominating me for the award! Also, […]
A significant share of Dynamics CRM systems tend to be implemented for B2B sales scenarios. In the age of social selling, digging up information about the person you’re about to call will quite often involve looking up his or her LinkedIn profile. With this in mind, surely everyone’s running a tight integration between their customer […]
As a part of the CRM Online Polaris update and the on-premise Update Rollup 12, new functionality has been added to the Activity Feeds solution. In fact, it’s no longer a separate solution but rather converted into a part of the Default Solution during the upgrade to Polaris / UR12 (see this YouTube video for […]