Microsoft Dynamics CRM has been rebranded as Dynamics 365 as of November 1.
We have been battling for years the Microsoft CRM and ERP products did not talk to each other out of the box, requiring integrations like Scribe, EOne or KingswaySoft. Other competitors provided seamless tools that often noted this as a weakness.
Microsoft has responded with Dynamics 365 or a 360 degree of customer across CRM and ERP. And they didn’t stop with that. Now, the Common Data Model will be integrated across all products and be exposed to PowerApps, PowerBI and other products. An Appstore, along with the ability to provide Micro Apps will be a great way for developers to extend Dynamics 365 and get direct audience with the users needing these apps.
Why is this important to me as a developer? Lot’s of opportunity to not only extend Dynamics 365, but also to use XRM as your development platform and get access to all these great feature sets.
Join me and my fellow Azure Medics this Tuesday October 25th for our first monthly webinar on Azure. Our goal is to answer your Azure questions real-time, providing solutions and options, new details about ongoing change and features. Mark your calendar. You can register here:
It’s that time of the year again when Microsoft MVP’s in the October renewal cycle get their Award status. I’m proud to say I have been renewed again, for my 5th consecutive year. I would like to take a moment to thank my family, co-workers and Tribridge to give me the time and opportunity to support the community I love.
A lot of people do not realize that an MVP renewal is not guaranteed each year. You must work for it each year, showing and providing details of your efforts to be involved in the community. Most of us have no problem as we love to engage with the community and love to continue learning.
This year same as last year I will be splitting time between Dynamics 365 and Azure topics, as well as launching the Azure Medics monthly meetings to help the Azure community. CRMUG Medic calls will also continue quarterly.
Speaking of learning, Dynamics 365 blitz going on right now, with the launch for Dynamics 365 at the CRMUG Summit in Tampa FL October 11. Don’t miss it or join us remotely via the link below.
We have several Azure MVPs & soon to be MVPS signed up to be your first panel for our upcoming Azure Medic Webinar on October 25th. Let’s introduce them here and make sure to follow them on twitter for additional content! I will be your host and moderator for these web events. More details and future webinar dates can be found on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1033129676804625/
Greg Leonardo https://twitter.com/gleonardo
Kevin D. Wolf https://twitter.com/ByteMaster
Santoash Hari https://twitter.com/_s_hari
Scott Dorman https://twitter.com/sdorman
Join me at the CRMUG Summit In Reno NV. This is the premier Dynamics CRM Event of the year. Don’t miss out, not too late to register below.
Here’s my preliminary schedule. Please refer to the website!
Monday, October 12
Tuesday, October 13
Wednesday, October 14
Tribridge Customer Party – Invitation Only 7pm on..
Please contact me if your a customer or prospect and did not receive an invitation.
Thursday, October 15
Friday, October 16 – CANCLLED
Thank you to my family, followers, customers, supporters and Tribridge for helping me maintain my Microsoft CRM MVP Award for this year. It’s truly an honor to receive this award and I look forward to sharing more CRM 2016 and Azure details this coming year. Thank you!
It’s that time of year again, when all the CRM User base gets together for the biggest CRM user group event of the year. CRMUG Summit is a great place to learn, network and do all things CRM! Some details to the event can be found here.
If you’re attending, see my schedule below. Stop by to ask a question or just say hello!
Dynamics Partner Conference Oct 13-14
CRMUG Summit 2014 October 15-17
Please note the 2:15 session has been moved to 8am that morning, giving you plenty of time to catch your flights.
I will be at both the MVP sessions.
Before you say not again!, CRM 2015 has been announced and should be available by years end. From my initial testing, I can tell you we have reached a very stable, almost turning point with our common CRM platform. Now, like the ERP systems, we are going to see functionality enhancements not system re-designs, while keeping the same interface with some small enhancements around performance and usability. Multi-entity search now available out of the box! 🙂
The CRM team has really delivered, and is keeping the momentum by delivering today. A great way to sum up this new releases to others, its like CRM 2013 R2, but since we had the time, we changed the name too! 🙂
Bob Stutz’s Blog:
Customer Center Get Ready Page:
Please stop by and introduce yourself! I’d love to meet you or help answer a question! For other times not mentioned below I will be at the social media command center on the Expo Floor.
Thank you again to the community for helping me achieve this MVP Award for my second year.
One of the main reasons I wanted to become an MVP was not only to help others, but the deep interaction with Microsoft CRM product team. This is the core benefit of the MVP program. This November 18-23 will be no different as all Microsoft MVP’s are headed to Redmond for interaction with their prospective product teams.
From the CRM MVP team, it was great to see so many of my fellow MVP’s including some new ones from around the Globe. The interaction with this team of MVPs is priceless, second to none. We communicate daily with each other and form a giant virtual helpdesk helping each other with the daily challenges our companies, users and other MVPs encounter.
Unfortunately, all content from the MVP Summit is under strict NDA so we cannot share with you any details. Best Rest Assure, knowing that more good things are on the way from the CRM Product Team.
Thank you the community for helping me achieve this MVP Award.
We also took our customary CRM MVP photo.. I’m the tall guy in the back row glowing in white 🙂
Also got to take a picture with my Italian Mafia MVP’s from Italy! I’m in the middle!