Microsoft Dynamics 2018

2018: The Year Dynamics 365 Got Serious

Looking back at 2018 in Microsoft Dynamics 365 can make you miss a breath. It’s been a long year, with events in—and outside—tech taking place you wouldn’t always believe…. That said, for Dynamics 365, 2018 has been a year of maturity, of new features, and new outsider considerations. Here’s our year-end round up of events for Dynamics 365 professionals.  Version 9.0 In the first part of 2018, we saw the Online upgrades to Dynamics 3565 v9.0. This meant that multi-select option …

How to keep a Dynamics 365 implementation from stalling

Whatever the nature of the business, ERP systems, such as MS Dynamics 365 Business Central, are complex beasts and a challenge to implement. The whole process can take multiple months, even years, and will typically have a knock-on effect on other departments and systems not directly linked to the upgrade. A successful project can offer a business the opportunity to optimise its entire value chain as the technology can connect seamlessly with other systems. But, there are a lot of moving parts during …

5 Command Bar Customization Tips for Dynamics 365 Developers

Customizing Command Bars is often one of the first tasks  Dynamics 365 developers need to learn how to do.  Here are a few tricks to keep in mind that will help you avoid costly mistakes in the future. Understand RibbonDiffXML Dynamics CE works by storing a standard model of the Command Bar in memory.  Any modifications made to the model are stored in an xml file called RibbonDiffXML.  (Called this because older versions of Dynamics CRM used Ribbons in place of Command Bars). Thus, this file …

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Money – How to Answer the Salary Question if asked in a Dynamics 365 Interview

Ah yes, the sordid topic of coin. As much as we try and dress it up, very few people would be doing the work they currently do unless remunerated sufficiently for their efforts. Money has long been a natural bedfellow of work and is deeply rooted in all areas and at all levels of society across the world and indeed history. When it comes to navigating interviews it’s natural that money will be factored somewhere in your career decision making.  After all your interview prep work it can all go …

Six dynamics 365 interview questions you need answers for

Six Dynamics 365 Interview Questions You Need Answers for

The interview process can be a nerve-wracking experience. The easiest way to counter this is to be fully prepared to answer any potential questions you may be asked in an interview. As expert Dynamics recruitment professionals we’ve heard many of the potential questions employers are likely to ask candidates, which is why we’ve collated a list of some questions frequently asked and the best responses to them. 1. What key skills make you suitable for this project? Dynamics 365 roles are recruited …

Dynamics 365 for Sales Becomes Smarter with Chatbots

At its Ignite event in Florida last week, Microsoft announced a suite of new features for Dynamics 365. One that peeked our interests is chatbots. Microsoft Ignite is an annual event for those working on Microsoft tech solutions to come together, share successful implementation stories and attend some of the 700+ sessions on offer. The event makes for the perfect place to reveal insight into new products and tools for Dynamics technologies, and Microsoft delivered a handful of newsworthy items – …

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Five Reasons a Dynamics 365 Consultant Should Attend the Internet of Things World Forum 2017

The propagation of IoT devices across industries is Microsoft’s ‘anytime, anywhere’ agenda, fronted by Satya Nadella. Nadella has gone so far as to suggest that IoT integration should be labelled as the Forth Industrial Revolution. As an always on platform, Dynamics 365 has IoT at the front of its mind, enabling Dynamics developers to build products and services that are powered by the cloud and focus heavily on device-to-device and device-to-person communications. This year, the Internet …

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Which Enterprise Application? Microsoft Dynamics Vs Microsoft SharePoint

Small and medium-sized businesses generally spend more of their money on IT than larger ones. An average small company spends 6.9% of revenue on IT, whilst midsized companies spend 4.1%. This is compared to larger companies who spent just 3.2% of revenue. Two of the most effective enterprise applications on the market today are Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft SharePoint. Both built on Microsoft Windows, SQL Server, have the power to engage with most of Microsoft’s tools such as Lync and Office. …

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Dynamics AX 2012 R3 to Cease New Licensing Deals

With the Spring 2017 release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations expected to launch on 1st July, Microsoft is expected to stop offering Dynamics AX 2012 R3 to new customers on that same date. With the corporation’s release of its on-premise version of Dynamics 365 for Operations, (Microsoft Dynamics for Operations Local Business Data), Microsoft is now looking to move away from its legacy products – instead offering D365 for Operations, which fulfils the same functionality and more. An …

How Will the Snap Election Impact the Digital Sector in the UK?

How Will the Snap Election Impact the Digital Sector in the UK?

The office was a hum of activity on the Tuesday morning after Easter when the Prime Minister announced that there would be a snap general election on 8th June. That election has now been voted on in Parliament, and the motion has been carried by 522 votes to 13. These events bring an uncertainty to a world that is already relatively uncertain – with the global political and economic landscape perhaps more fractured than it has been in recent memory. Here we examine some of the consequences the …