The other day I was interviewing a candidate and I asked them how to update a parent record based on the children’s state? Their answer was “using customisation”… Jump straight to the steps Flow is a powerful tool that turns typical customisation into point and click configuration. One of the first scenarios that I came … [Read more…]
With the introduction of Microsoft Flow, Dynamics consultant are relying less on the conventional workflow engine and focusing more on Microsoft Flow and Logic Apps. Eventually, we will see the old workflows deprecated with Flow taking over.MS Flow is the tool D365 has been missing for a while. It significantly improves the platforms automation and … [Read more…]
Microsoft recently released the BETA version of their Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement automated UI testing API built on top of Selenium EasyRepro. The API makes automated UI testing for Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement and Dynamics CRM 2016 (much) easier and it works like a charm!
Microsoft recently released the Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Online Management API which enables you to programmatically manipulate your Dynamics 365 instance (almost everything you can do from the Dynamics 365 Admin Center) including backing-up your instance to Azure storage. The InstanceBackups POST operation contains an IsAzureBackup boolean parameter which, in conjunction with the AzureStorageInformation parameter, … [Read more…]
It is 6am in Wellington, and after a fright of not having an ESTA visa to enter the US, here I am waiting to start the first leg of my journey to Redmond, WA where the MVP summit is hosted. I am looking forward to meeting the MVP heroes that … [Read more…]
My sessions got accepted this year at Ignite NZ. I am looking forward to hitting the stage and presenting some exiting new topics.
Over the last 6 months, I’ve been doing some research around mainstreaming CRM installs and deployments. A very exiting and current topic. I presented part of my research at my local Dynamics User Group (which I encourage people in the area to join).
Introduction With any software product, the best way to increase your productivity is to master the shortcuts. Dynamics CRM is no exception. Part of the productivity track in my blog I decided to cover some of my favourite shortcuts that drastically enhance my daily Dynamics CRM experience .
Synopsis At the last Wellington Dynamics User Group (WDUG) I ran, I was asked by one of the regular attendees “H” whether rollup fields are also calculated on disabled records. So I thought I would give it a try.