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Update The Status Of Unlinked Records Using Workflows

I couldn’t figure out a good title for this one, so let me explain what I mean. Let’s say you have an entity with a lookup field to link it to another entity. I’ll use the example of an Event record. Someone wants to register for the event, so you create an Even Registration record. … Continue reading Update The Status Of Unlinked Records Using Workflows

Tracking Your Company Event Planning Using D365 Checklists

I’m always impressed by anyone who can write their own app, and Daniel Hesketh and his team at MiiiA Pty Ltd have gone one better. Not only have they created D365 Tiles (which I blogged about here), but they have also created the equally awesome D365 Checklists (which you can find in AppSource here). Actually, that’s not … Continue reading Tracking Your Company Event Planning Using D365 Checklists

Too Many Issues To Count – Creating Reports In Visual Studio

For various reasons, I’ve had to install Visual Studio on a laptop several times over the past year or so. Maybe it’s just bad luck, but I have had issues each time, and each time I’ve been my only line of support to figure out how to resolve those issues. I thought it might be … Continue reading Too Many Issues To Count – Creating Reports In Visual Studio

Bringing People Together With Yammer & D365

What is Yammer you might be asking? It’s essentially a social network for your organisation. Yammer only allows users to connect if they have an email address with your companies domain (although you can grant access to others should you wish). If you’re a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement customer, you can activate Yammer Enterprise for free. … Continue reading Bringing People Together With Yammer & D365

Customising Microsoft Portals – What Skills Do I Need?

Microsoft Portals for D365 are easy enough to set up from the Dynamics 365 Administration Centre. Once it’s set up, it could be used fairly close to the out of the box setup. What if you want something a little more customised and tailored specifically to your business? You might just need some additional skills … Continue reading Customising Microsoft Portals – What Skills Do I Need?

Miscellaneous Privileges on Security Roles – Part Four

This is the final instalment of the Security Role Miscellaneous Privileges series. Part Four covers the Customisation tab (which could almost do with it’s own blog post… but maybe for another day ????). You can find the previous posts here: Part One, Part Two & Part Three. Miscellaneous Privileges Activate Business Process Flows A security … Continue reading Miscellaneous Privileges on Security Roles – Part Four

Moving Dynamics 365 Portals Between Organisations

You’ve created an epic portal in your D365 developer organisation but now it’s time to make it live. So how do you get it there? At this current time (January 2018) the only way (short of copying and moving your entire organisation) of moving dynamics 365 portals is to use the Configuration Migration Tool. This … Continue reading Moving Dynamics 365 Portals Between Organisations

7 Cool Things About The Microsoft Dynamics Community

When I started learning more about Microsoft Dynamics CRM, one of the first places I went was to sign up on the MS Dynamics Community. It’s a great place to get started and provides a great wealth of knowledge and information for anyone wanting to learn and share. Here are the top cool reasons to … Continue reading 7 Cool Things About The Microsoft Dynamics Community

Improve Navigation And Usability With D365 Tiles

An app that recently caught my eye in AppSource is D365 Tiles from MiiiA Pty Ltd. In a nutshell the company describes themselves as ‘is a modern software services team dedicated to helping organisations large and small better understand their own business and customers using cloud technology.’ They claim their is the ‘ultimate tile navigation … Continue reading Improve Navigation And Usability With D365 Tiles