Get ready for the Tampa Community Connect: October 26, 2019
Oct11

Get ready for the Tampa Community Connect: October 26, 2019

Join Me, Greg Leonardo and a host of local MVP talent at the Tampa Community Connect Event, coming October 26, 2019! It’s a Saturday event where you can come and learn about Azure, Dynamics 365, PowerApps and a ton of development classes like Cosmos DB, Azure DevOps just to name a few! Register at the link below! You can sign up here. https://tampacc.org/ Continue Reading Christopher Cognetta’s Article on their blog Get...

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PowerApps: Account and Contacts via a Gallery View, Avoiding Polymorphic Error
Oct06

PowerApps: Account and Contacts via a Gallery View, Avoiding Polymorphic Error

While working on a Power App Concept, I came across the need to show all the contacts that where related to an account. I was using an Account gallery to display a list of Accounts, then I was trying to filter a second gallery of items contain contacts using the ID GUID from the parent account matching it off to the contact’s parent account ID.  I kept getting the error message field types… Continue Reading Christopher...

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PowerApps: Using the Common App Connector vs the Dynamics 365 Connector
Oct01

PowerApps: Using the Common App Connector vs the Dynamics 365 Connector

It’s been a while since blogging, as I have been learning and playing with all the new features that are about to hit with Microsoft’s October Release Wave 2. Read more about the Dynamics 365 enhancements here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2019wave2/ or for the Powerapps enhancements: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform-release-plan/2019wave2/. So… Continue Reading Christopher...

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My Sessions at D365/CRM UG Summit 2019: Stop by and say Hello!
Sep15

My Sessions at D365/CRM UG Summit 2019: Stop by and say Hello!

Please find my sessions for this year’s Dynamics 365/CRM User Group Summit. More details about the event can be found here: https://na.usergroupsummit.com/nasummit/attend/register                   Continue Reading Christopher Cognetta’s Article on their blog My Sessions at D365/CRM UG Summit 2019: Stop by and say Hello! My Sessions at D365/CRM UG Summit 2019: Stop by and say...

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Are you ready for the D365/CRM Event of of the year?
Sep01

Are you ready for the D365/CRM Event of of the year?

Its the most exciting time of the year for us MVP’S and for people that love community. The Dynamics 365 User Group Summit for 2019 is just about 45 days away! It’s still not to late to join us in Orlando Florida, October 15th thru October 18th!  I will be presenting several sessions and working the Medics Booth ready to help answer all your Dynamics 365 questions. This is the premier… Continue Reading Christopher...

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Renewed for MVP 2019-2020
Jul01

Renewed for MVP 2019-2020

Humbled, Honored and Proud to be recognized for the 8th consecutive time for Microsoft MVP award 2019-2020. Since 2012, I have had the support of my family, friends, coworkers at Campus Management, Microsoft staff and fellow MVPS to help make our Dynamics Product, Offerings and Platform the best in the world! Boy have we come along way since 1.0. We lost some close MVP friends this year… Continue Reading Christopher...

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Business Application Summit 2019 – Recap
May13

Business Application Summit 2019 – Recap

The Microsoft Business Application Summit 2019 was held again in Atlanta GA on June 9-11th. Attendance for this event has doubled each year since 2017, and the news and tech buzz around it rivals… you guessed it, Convergence. A ton of attendees kept comparing these conferences. Good company to be in! Way to go Microsoft. Big hit! Of course with all the big news was our NDA wraps lifted off… Continue Reading Christopher...

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Join me at Global Azure Bootcamp 2019!
Apr03

Join me at Global Azure Bootcamp 2019!

TampaCommunityConnect will be hosting our second Annual Global Azure Bootcamp at Keiser College this April 27th 2019. Please follow the link for more details about the event! See you there! #meetup_oembed .mu_clearfix:after { visibility: hidden; display: block; font-size: 0; content: ” “; clear: both; height: 0; }* html #meetup_oembed .mu_clearfix, *:first-child+html #meetup_oembed… Continue Reading Christopher...

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Orlando Code Camp – March 30th! – Join Me! – Cognettacloud.Net
Mar14

Orlando Code Camp – March 30th! – Join Me! – Cognettacloud.Net

Join me and several MVPS at Orlando Code Camp this March 30th. You can find out more details and register here: https://www.orlandocodecamp.com/ I will be presenting PowerApps in the Real-World. Details – Codecamp © 2018 – Orlando .NET User Group and Orlando Codecamp A great session for all experience levels. This will open your mind to what’s possible with PowerApps today, with your current data… Continue Reading...

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Campus Insights 2019 – Power of the Platform!

Come join my Campus Management family at our Campus Insights User Group conference the week of March 25th-29th in Orlando, Florida. We will an entire session track on our new Higher Education platform based on the Dynamics 365 platform! Home Campus Management is setting the stage for CampusInsight 2020 (CI2020) – our annual users conference at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. This premier event...

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Dynamics 365 Saturday comes to Tampa! – Cognettacloud.Net
Jan12

Dynamics 365 Saturday comes to Tampa! – Cognettacloud.Net

I’m so excited to announce that Dynamics 365 Saturday will be making a stop in my backyard in Tampa Florida! Join me and several other MVPS along with some other familiar Dynamics 365 resources. I will be presenting Power Apps in the Real World and Dynamcis 365 upgrade tracks with Beth Burrell. Come join us Feb 23! You can register here:… Continue Reading Christopher Cognetta’s Article on their blog

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Happy New Years – Cognettacloud.Net
Jan01

Happy New Years – Cognettacloud.Net

Happy New Years to all my followers out here. 2018 has been a great year of continued enhancements for Dynamics 365 and the power platform. I have continued to enjoy my new role at Campus Management, focused on both R&D and migrating legacy systems to Dynamics 365. Spring release notes for v9 have been released and ton of new feature set available both in public and private previews. V9… Continue Reading Christopher...

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Come catchup with me at CRMUG Summit 2018 in Phoenix! – Cognettacloud.Net

I’m happy to announce I will once again be attending and presenting at the D365/CRMUG Summit in Phoenix AZ this month. This is the premier event for the Dynamics 365 Communities of CE and F&O. You can sign up to join here: https://www.crmugsummit.com/home I will be presenting the following sessions and working the CRMUG Medic booth. Stop by, say hello, bring your questions. I’d be happy… Continue Reading Christopher...

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October 2018 Release Notes! Wow 200+ Pages! – Cognettacloud.Net
Sep25

October 2018 Release Notes! Wow 200+ Pages! – Cognettacloud.Net

Download the October ’18 Release Notes PDF (last updated September 26, 2018) The October ’18 wave of business application releases from Microsoft provides you with significant capabilities to transform your business. These new services and capabilities become available starting in October 2018. (These release notes describe functionality that may not have been released yet. Delivery… Continue Reading Christopher Cognetta’s...

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A New Home! – Cognettacloud.Net
Sep04

A New Home! – Cognettacloud.Net

I’m excited to announce that have joined Campus Management located in Boca Raton Florida as the Director of Dynamics 365 Business Applications. Campus Management is the Global leader of Higher Education Platform, and the 2018 Global Education Partner of the Year at Microsoft! Being a Tribridge as long as I was, I simply could not put on a shirt of another professional services company…. Continue Reading Christopher...

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Last Day at DXC Technology – Cognettacloud.Net
Aug30

Last Day at DXC Technology – Cognettacloud.Net

Today was my last day working DXC Technology. As many of you know, I spent almost a decade working for Tribridge before DXC.Technology acquisition about 10 months ago. Tribridge was that job, that you probably find once in a lifetime. Our culture, team members and management team was a large happy family. The outside pressures can get to an organization, and unfortunately the Tribridge team… Continue Reading Christopher...

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How to edit your direct SQL statements in Power BI – Cognettacloud.Net
Jul27

How to edit your direct SQL statements in Power BI – Cognettacloud.Net

So if you’re like me, you are starting to use Microsoft’s Power BI even more. It’s a great tool, and really helps with Data Visualizations especially if you have the right data model to report from. The difference between having the right data model or not are simply mind boggling! Make sure you have the correct, flattened, related data model in place first, instead of becoming… Continue Reading Christopher Cognetta’s...

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Honored to be renewed for my MVP 2018-2018! – Cognettacloud.Net
Jul01

Honored to be renewed for my MVP 2018-2018! – Cognettacloud.Net

It’s that time of year again, where you bit off your fingernails waiting to see if you still have what it takes! I’m honored to have received my MVP Award congratulations email for the 7th time (2012-2019)! This past year has been extremely challenging with the merger of Tribridge and DXC Technology, taking on a new role as the Chief Technologist for Healthcare and Public Sector Team,… Continue Reading Christopher...

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Power BI June 2018 Feature Releases – Cognettacloud.Net
Jun06

Power BI June 2018 Feature Releases – Cognettacloud.Net

Here’s the complete list of June updates: Reporting•High contrast support for reports•Donut radius control•Pie and donut detail labels position control•Format data labels separately for each measure in a combo chart•Longer phone reportsCustom visuals•Organization Chart•China Heat Map Modeling•Filtering and sorting in data view•Improved locale formatting Data… Continue Reading Christopher Cognetta’s Article on their...

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InsideView For Dynamics 365 – How to Create a Lead right from your list build! – Cognettacloud.Net
May14

InsideView For Dynamics 365 – How to Create a Lead right from your list build! – Cognettacloud.Net

A great customer of ours was working on their Dynamics 365 InsideView Solution with their sales team. During that meeting it was discovered the InsideView only creates an account record in CRM using their list build feature. This is completely opposite of most companies, where a Lead starts the SFA process, and ends with an Account. We were determined to find a work around, and contacted… Continue Reading Christopher...

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Great Slide for Understanding Data Visualization – Cognettacloud.Net
Apr19

Great Slide for Understanding Data Visualization – Cognettacloud.Net

I recently attended a great Power BI session on Data Visualization by Miranda Li, The Data Visualization Lead by Microsoft. I was expecting to see some cool tools in Power BI that would further my knowledge. It turns out I was in a for a complete surprise in that, we actually focused on the planning behind Data Exploration and Data Presentation. Never heard data represented this way before… Continue Reading Christopher...

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Dynamic Report Filters Now Available with Power BI Service! – Cognettacloud.Net

A big miss for while as been the ability to filter reports uploaded to the App.PowerBi service you used to distribute reports. During a support call with one of our valued customers, we noticed a button on the Power BI App web Service called Edit report:   Once you do, the same filter window available on the PowerBi desktop is now available via the service!   Great find by my fellow MCT… Continue Reading Christopher...

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Cannot Export more than 50k rows with Power BI? Here’s the fix – Cognettacloud.Net

PowerBI has a limitation of exporting no more than 50,000 when trying to export via the Power BI Desktop. Here’s the error message:           So after some research this appears to be a limit with PowerBI Desktop Software. However, the App.Powerbi.com also referred tothe Power BI Service that can host and distribute your reports via workspaces does not have the… Continue Reading Christopher Cognetta’s Article on their...

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Let’s refresh your Dynamics 365 Sandbox – Cognettacloud.Net
Jan04

Let’s refresh your Dynamics 365 Sandbox – Cognettacloud.Net

Welcome back and Happy New Years Everyone. One of the items I love about using Dynamics 365 Online is the ability to use the Sandbox feature. In the past, with on-premises version of Dynamics, you had to take a database backup copy of Production system, file copy the database to Sandbox server, restore the database and re-import the database via the Dynamics 365 Deployment Manager on the… Continue Reading Christopher...

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Presentation at IAMCP Tampa – The Genesis of the CRM/ERP Revolution – Cognettacloud.Net
Nov14

Presentation at IAMCP Tampa – The Genesis of the CRM/ERP Revolution – Cognettacloud.Net

I had a wonderful time this Tuesday presenting the Evolution of Dynamics 365 at Tampa’s IAMCP lead by Jon Rivers and Beth Burrell. Jon asked me to present on  the history of Dynamics CRM/ERP for people that might be new to Dynamics thru season veterans so they could understand how we evolved into Dynamics 365. At first, I didn’t really fully understand the request, but as I started to… Continue Reading Christopher...

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CRMUG Summit 2017 Recap – Cognettacloud.Net
Oct20

CRMUG Summit 2017 Recap – Cognettacloud.Net

Howdy folks! Nashville CRMUG Summit 2017 certainly left a big impression on me. The facilitates had to be one of the best I have been to for hosting an event. It was refreshing mostly under one long continuous roof. If you haven’t been to the Gaylord in Nashville, it’s a must. The second item big impression was the scale of the event, the feel of the event. For the most part, if you… Continue Reading Christopher Cognetta’s...

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I’m Presenting! Here’s my CRMUG Summit 2017 Tracks
Sep09

I’m Presenting! Here’s my CRMUG Summit 2017 Tracks

Here’s my track schedule at CRMUG 2017 Summit. You will be able to find me at these tracks, the medic both and MVP Sessions! Looking forward to engaging with you. Continue Reading Christopher Cognetta’s Article on their blog

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