Microsoft Ignite: AI in the Power Platform with Ben Vollmer
Nov05

Microsoft Ignite: AI in the Power Platform with Ben Vollmer

We are podcasting from the Ignite podcast booth this week. You could win Surface earbuds–register at https://aka.ms/PodcastSweepstakes for your chance to win. Today Ben Vollmer from Microsoft joins Shawn Tabor, Sarah Jelinek, and Joel Lindstrom to talk about how AI in the Power Platform has advanced and exploded into all areas of the Power Platform and Dynamics 365. Discussed on this episode: … Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
Editorial: Why you shouldn't fear self-service license purchase options
Oct24

Editorial: Why you shouldn't fear self-service license purchase options

In this episode, I announce some changes going on at CRM Audio and share my thoughts on self-service license purchase options for the Power Platform. This episode is brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic. Microsoft recently posted a notification in the Microsoft 365 Message Center this week notifying customers that starting in mid-November, end users would be able to start purchasing… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s...

Read More
Getting ready for Ignite with Anna Chu
Oct22

Getting ready for Ignite with Anna Chu

This episode is brought to you by mscrm-addons. Microsoft Ignite 2019 is two weeks away, and Anna Chu from Microsoft joins us to share the excitement. As Microsoft 365 Product Marketing Manager, Anna is responsible for working across the Microsoft Tech Community and MVP communities to engage with the IT Pro audience. This involves driving partnerships between engineering and marketing that… Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
UG Summit NA 2019 with Tony Stein
Oct11

UG Summit NA 2019 with Tony Stein

This episode is brought to you by mscrm-addons.com. Tony Stein from Dynamics Communities joins us to talk about what you can expect from next week’s user group summit. Extreme365 Power Platform user Group Dynamics 365 User group Silent disco All star awards Changes from last year Music: Ben Vollmer Song   Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: UG Summit NA 2019 with Tony Stein This episode is...

Read More
Getting ready for User Group Summit
Oct09

Getting ready for User Group Summit

This episode is brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic. Next week is User Group Summit 2019, and to help get ready we have Nick Doelman, Darly LaBar, Jonas Rapp, Jim Novak, and Sara Lagerquist join Joel Lindstrom and George Doubinski to talk about their sessions. Even if you aren’t attending the conference, you will learn something from this episode, as each panelist shares some of the tips… Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
PPDB 10-07: Customer Engagement is gone, or is it?
Oct07

PPDB 10-07: Customer Engagement is gone, or is it?

This episode is brought to you by ClickLearn. In this episode: Dynamics 365 Marketing Wave 2:  https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2019/10/04/the-dynamics-365-marketing-2019-release-wave-2-update-is-rolling-out-starting-now/ The recordings from Power Platform 24 are now all available to watch online. You can see them at https://365.training/Courses/Detail/power24 Microsoft last… Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
PPDB: DynamicsPower Dublin and new Surface devices
Oct04

PPDB: DynamicsPower Dublin and new Surface devices

This episode is brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic. Mark & Iain talk about their recent visit to DynamicsPower Dublin! With a rundown on the sessions, Mark talks about his recent run on the PowerPlatform24 event and we cap it off with the new Surface Gadgets. Remember that user group summit is coming up in Orlando October 15-18. Register now. Continue Reading Mark Christie’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: PPDB:...

Read More
PPDB 9-30: More insights are coming to Dynamics 365
Sep30

PPDB 9-30: More insights are coming to Dynamics 365

This episode is brought to you by KingswaySoft. In today’s Power Platform Daily Brief: Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft to add more AI-infused apps and features to Dynamics 365. Issues fixed in service update 86 (coming Oct 3) New connectors for the Power Platform New courses and learning paths on Microsoft learn https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/? Music: www.purple-planet.com Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on...

Read More
Best practices for demoing Flow with Jon Levesque
Sep24

Best practices for demoing Flow with Jon Levesque

This episode is brought to you by  Maplytics by Inogic. Jon Levesque, Microsoft Flow evangelist, joins us today to talk about how to demo Flow. You know Flow is awesome, so you want to demo it at conferences and user group meetings–what are some of Jon’s tricks for successfully demoing Microsoft Flow? Topics in this episode: CDS connector–should you demo the CDS connector or the CDS… Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
PPDB 9-23: Data Flows, Service update 84, and solution based Flow
Sep23

PPDB 9-23: Data Flows, Service update 84, and solution based Flow

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for Sept 23 (brought to you by D365ug). Show notes/Transcript: News on the data flows—Common Data Service data integrations have been renamed Data flows “This month we’re introducing an enhancement that allows creation of Dataflows containing only Analytical entities. This option can be selected within the “New dataflow” screen. Analytical… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s...

Read More
Dynamics 365 information overload, experimental features, and George's new Tesla
Sep21

Dynamics 365 information overload, experimental features, and George's new Tesla

Time for a CRM Audio episode with George Doubinski, Shawn Tabor, and Joel Lindstrom (brought to you by ClickLearn). In this week’s episode we talk about the following topics: George’s new Tesla Death of classic UI Wave 2 release schedule Getting ready for Power Platform 24 Dealing with information overload Upcoming conferences Differences between CDS connector and Current Environment… Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
PPDB 9-16: Preparing for conference presentations
Sep16

PPDB 9-16: Preparing for conference presentations

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for September 16, 2019. This episode is brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic. Topics and links for today’s daily brief: Charles Lamanna announces the winners of the TDGi Hack for Good. https://youtu.be/FTbvjwLgTCQ Watch the 2019 Virtual Flow Conference on demand. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvCcnlw6tjs Register for the October 10 wave 2 virtual… Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
PPDB 9-12: The end of Dynamics 365 classic UI
Sep13

PPDB 9-12: The end of Dynamics 365 classic UI

This episode is brought to you by ClickLearn. Today Mark & Iain talk about the end of the classic UI, Marketing Segments and the Ignite World Tour   Links 24 Hour XRM Virtual Conference – https://www.xrmvirtual.com/ Charles Lamanna Blog – https://community.dynamics.com/365/b/365teamblog/posts/announcing-the-timeline-to-move-to-unified-interface-2137660788 Marketing Segments Update – … Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
Power Platform Daily Brief 9-9-2019
Sep09

Power Platform Daily Brief 9-9-2019

This is the #PowerPlatform Daily Brief for Sept 9, 2019 (brought to you by KingswaySoft).   In today’s daily brief: New model driven form designer is generally available Microsoft softens new portal pricing increases Flow online conference is tomorrow https://www.eventbrite.com/e/microsoft-flow-online-conference-2019-tickets-64261485834 PowerPlatform 24 session schedule is now up at

Read More
PPDB: D365 for Talent MVP Malin Donoso Martnes
Sep06

PPDB: D365 for Talent MVP Malin Donoso Martnes

This episode is brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic. Brad Koontz sits down with Malin Donoso Martnes, the first D365 for Talent MVP, to discuss Dynamics Talent and monster trucks run amok in Sweden.  Links: Resources for Talent and where to find them:  https://malinsdynamics365fortalent.com/2019/04/23/resources-for-talent-and-where-you-find-them/ LinkedIn: 

Read More
PPDB 9-5: Stay Motivated and Remote Assist updates
Sep06

PPDB 9-5: Stay Motivated and Remote Assist updates

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for Sept 5 (brought to you by ClickLearn). Today Mark and Iain review recent community blog posts: Links: My Favorite Murder: https://www.myfavoritemurder.com/ Sept update for Remote Assist: 

Read More
PPDB 8-28: Marketing wave 2 and prepping for hack 4 good
Aug28

PPDB 8-28: Marketing wave 2 and prepping for hack 4 good

This episode is brought to you by D365UG. Topics in this episode: Marketing Wave 2: https://incrementalgroup.co.uk/2019/08/07/customers-personalising-marketing TDGI Hack for Good – http://tdgi.rocks/ Reminder: only one more day to submit your sessions for Power Platform 24 https://sessionize.com/power-platform-24/. Music: www.purple-planet.com   Continue Reading Mark Christie’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: PPDB 8-28:...

Read More
Power Platform Daily Brief: 8/26/2019
Aug26

Power Platform Daily Brief: 8/26/2019

This episode is brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic. In today’s daily brief: Create environments from Power Platform Admin Center https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/provisioning-and-administration-updates-are-now-live-in-the-power-platform-admin-center/ Submit sessions for power platform 24 https://sessionize.com/power-platform-24/ Mark instant flow steps in business process flow… Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
License Driven Development
Aug24

License Driven Development

This episode of CRM Audio is brought to you by Clicklearn. Today is classic CRM Audio, with George Doubinski, Shawn Tabor, and Joel Lindstrom Topics in today’s episode: License driven development: https://brianilland.me/2019/06/23/licence-driven-development/ Power Platform 24 The value of CDS Considering user experience with PowerApps Resource scheduling Calendar control #askjoel CCPA DES… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom,...

Read More
PPDB: Interview with Michal Guzowski
Aug16

PPDB: Interview with Michal Guzowski

Michal Guzowski talks about his Delegation Learning app, and 10 things he wished he knew before becoming a #PowerAddict Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom, Shawn Tabor, George Doubinski, Matthew C Anderson, Mark Smi’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: PPDB: Interview with Michal Guzowski Michal Guzowski talks about his Delegation Learning app, and 10 things he wished he knew before becoming a #PowerAddict Blog Syndicated with Joel...

Read More
PDDB: Your workflow assemblies might break
Aug15

PDDB: Your workflow assemblies might break

This episode is brought to you by D365UG. Daryl LaBar brings today’s daily brief, and he lets us know about an upcoming change from Microsoft that might break your workflow assemblies. Check your code and be prepared. Read more at: Remove unsupported code that uses reflection in custom workflow activities – PowerApps Category: Reliability Impact potential: High Workflow activities containing unsupported code that uses...

Read More
Power Platform Daily Brief: August 14, 2019
Aug14

Power Platform Daily Brief: August 14, 2019

This episode is brought to you by ClickLearn. In today’s daily brief: New connectors for the Power Platform Enhancements in unified interface grids and data density https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/enhanced-functionality-in-unified-interface-grids/ What’s coming in service update 82: 

Read More
PPDB: Announcing Power Platform 24
Aug12

PPDB: Announcing Power Platform 24

This episode is brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic. On today’s Power Platform Daily Brief we are happy to announce a new Power Platform and Dynamics 365 conference called Power Platform 24. This world-wide virtual conference will be 24 hours of great content about Microsoft Flow, Dynamics 365, PowerApps, and Power BI September 25. You can be a speaker–submit your proposals now at 

Read More
D365 F&O Wave 2 Early Access with Sukrut Parab
Aug12

D365 F&O Wave 2 Early Access with Sukrut Parab

This episode is brought to you by KingswaySoft. Sukrut Parab joins us to talk about the early release of D365 F&O. Sukrut is frequently one of the top contributors in the Dynamics 365 F&O community forums, and he is the subject of this month’s community spotlight. https://community.dynamics.com/365/b/spotlight/posts/sukrut-parab—community-spotlight-883753866 Topics in this episode: F&O vs…. Continue...

Read More
PPDB: Mike Harley
Aug08

PPDB: Mike Harley

This episode is brought to you by ClickLearn. Today Mark is Joined by Mike Hartley (@Hart365) to talk about License pricing, Reference Sections & TDI Hack For Good   You Can find the blogs and sites referenced https://TDI.Rocks Reduce your Dynamics 365 License costs by 92%? I hinted in my last post about possibly being able to reduce your Dynamics 365 license costs by up to 92%. I may have been a little too coy, so I titled this...

Read More
PPDB: Get Power Platform 2019 Wave 2 Today!
Aug05

PPDB: Get Power Platform 2019 Wave 2 Today!

This episode is brought to you by mscrm-addons.com. Topics in today’s daily brief: Wave 2 early opt-in is available now. Go to the Power Platform Admin Center and you can opt in to the new release in your environments. Learn what new features are included in early access. Congratulations to Beth Burrell, the newest Business Applications MVP! Check files for viruses with the Power Platform… Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
PPDB: Dual Write with Wayne Walton
Aug02

PPDB: Dual Write with Wayne Walton

Brad Koontz sits down with Wayne Walton to discuss Power Platform options for near-real-time integration between Finance and Operations and the Common Data Service.   Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom, Shawn Tabor, George Doubinski, Matthew C Anderson, Mark Smi’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: PPDB: Dual Write with Wayne Walton Brad Koontz sits down with Wayne Walton to discuss Power Platform options for near-real-time...

Read More
PPDB: Mark Christie on holiday
Aug02

PPDB: Mark Christie on holiday

This episode is brought to you by ClickLearn. Mark Christie and Iain Connolly discuss some recent previews and licensing updates. PowerApps portal preview Changes to D365 licensing Remote assist Mark Christie European Tour Continue Reading Mark Christie’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: PPDB: Mark Christie on holiday This episode is brought to you by ClickLearn. Mark Christie and Iain Connolly discuss some recent previews and...

Read More
Power Platform Daily Brief: Interview with Matt Wittemann
Jul31

Power Platform Daily Brief: Interview with Matt Wittemann

Brad Koontz talks to 14-time Microsoft Business Applications MVP Matt Wittemann about building an ISV company yesterday and today.  Matt also makes a major career announcement! Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom, Shawn Tabor, George Doubinski, Matthew C Anderson, Mark Smi’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: Power Platform Daily Brief: Interview with Matt Wittemann All Episodes Power Platform Daily Brief: Interview with Matt...

Read More
PPDB: Power conversation with Jon Levesque part 2
Jul27

PPDB: Power conversation with Jon Levesque part 2

This episode is brought to you by KingswaySoft. In today’s Friday Power Conversation, Brad wraps up his talk with Jon Levesque, Microsoft’s Senior Platform Evangelist for Flow.  Today’s conversation centers around building community and engagement as a platform evangelist.    Microsoft Flow Online Conference

Read More
Licensing updates with Steve Mordue
Jul24

Licensing updates with Steve Mordue

This episode is brought to you by ClickLearn. Today Steve Mordue joins us to discuss the changes to Business Applications licensing announced last week at Microsoft Inspire. Topics in this episode: Licensing changes Goodbye plan licenses Attach license pricing for Dynamics 365 Forms pro vs VOC licensing Seeded PowerApps and Flow Per-app licensensing Licensing for the future of the platform … Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
Document generation success and future of mscrm-addons with Michael Dohr
Jul23

Document generation success and future of mscrm-addons with Michael Dohr

Today Michael Dohr from mscrm-addons.com joins us to talk about best practices for document generation with Dynamics 365 and how mscrm-addons is adapting to the Power Platform. Topics in this episode: The history of mscrm-addons What do the most successful customers do with document generation Future of attachment extractor in the age of capacity storage Mscrm-Addons support for Power… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s...

Read More
PPDB: Power Conversation with Jon Levesque
Jul19

PPDB: Power Conversation with Jon Levesque

In today’s Friday Power Conversation, Brad talks to Jon Levesque, Microsoft’s Senior Platform Evangelist for Flow. Topics include AI Builder, Hot Dog/No Hot Dog,  Immersive BPF and Geo Trigger. Tweets by JonJLevesque Jon Levesque Whats up friends! I’m Jon Levesque.. Tech Evangelist, Microsoft Flow Expert and Adventure Addict. My channel is about learning and experiencing life. I hope … Continue Reading Brad...

Read More
PPDB: Friday Power Conversation with Andrew Magnotta
Jul12

PPDB: Friday Power Conversation with Andrew Magnotta

Microsoft Sr. Solution Architect Andrew Magnotta sits down with Brad and talks about his Power Platform origin story, which includes software on CDs, Blue Yonder Airlines and thispersondoesnotexist.com .  Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom, Shawn Tabor, George Doubinski, Matthew C Anderson, Mark Smith, Scott Sewell’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: PPDB: Friday Power Conversation with Andrew Magnotta Microsoft Sr. Solution...

Read More
PPDB: Fourth of July
Jul04

PPDB: Fourth of July

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief form CRM Audio for Thursday, July 4, brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic.   We have a chat about the community in general and the new MVP’s as well as a goodbye to the ones who have moved into the Reconnect program.   There is chat of our Community Blog moving to a new host with new horizons for the whole platform and the Community Connect Site for… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s...

Read More
PPDB: Go learn something!
Jul03

PPDB: Go learn something!

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for July 3, 2019 (brought to you by KingswaySoft). In today’s daily brief: VOC is dead, long live Forms Pro https://formspro.microsoft.com June updates for PowerApps https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/june-2019-updates-for-microsoft-powerapps/ Improved data table for PowerApps: … Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: PPDB: Go learn something!...

Read More
PPDB: Canada Day and Embedded Canvas Apps
Jul01

PPDB: Canada Day and Embedded Canvas Apps

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for July 1 (Canada Day) brought to you by ClickLearn. In today’s brief: MVP renewal day Embedded canvas apps go GA Outlook App can now be installed in PowerApps environments Flow enhancements for OneDrive for Business New Flow connectors Music: purple-planet.com Power On Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: PPDB: Canada Day and Embedded Canvas Apps This...

Read More
PPDB: Power Platform COE with Evan Chaki
Jun21

PPDB: Power Platform COE with Evan Chaki

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for July 21, 2019 (brought to you by D365UG). Today Brad finishes his conversation with Evan Chaki. The phrase of the day is Power Platform Center of Excellence.  And part 2 of our interview with Evan Chaki (where we talk about Center of Excellence). Introducing the PowerApps Center of Excellence Starter Kit A Center of Excellence (CoE), as talked about in this blog post, refers to an entity that...

Read More
Power Platform COE with Evan Chaki
Jun21

Power Platform COE with Evan Chaki

CRM Audio is a network of podcasts about Dynamics 365, Dynamics CRM, personal productivity, and Power BI hosted by Microsoft Business Solutions MVP’s Joel Lindstrom, George… Continue Reading Joel LIndstrom’s Article on their blog

Read More
PowerPlatform 2019 Wave 2 Release Plan
Jun21

PowerPlatform 2019 Wave 2 Release Plan

Welcome to CRM Audio Live, brought to you by KingswaySoft. Today Mark Christie, Iain Connolly, Shawn Tabor, Andrew Bibby, and Joel Lindstrom finish their discussion about the latest release plan…. Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog

Read More
PPDB: A seagull stole Claire’s sandwich
Jun20

PPDB: A seagull stole Claire’s sandwich

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for Thursday, June 30, brought to you by Mscrm-Addons.com. Today Mark, Iaian and Claire discuss the following stories: AI in PowerPoint Embedding PowerBI in… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog

Read More
PPDB: A seagull stole Claire's sandwich
Jun20

PPDB: A seagull stole Claire's sandwich

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for Thursday, June 30, brought to you by Mscrm-Addons.com. Today Mark, Iaian and Claire discuss the following stories: AI in PowerPoint Embedding PowerBI in Dynamics 365 Forms Unified interface charts Impacting organization change with reports Power Platform Community calendar Should Claire be a weather girl? Have any feedback or suggestions for future… Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
PPDB: Power Platform Wave 2 with Evan Chaki
Jun19

PPDB: Power Platform Wave 2 with Evan Chaki

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for June 19, 2019. This episode is brought to you by ClickLearn. Today Evan Chaki, Principal Group Program Manager from Microsoft joins us following the Business Application Summit to talk about 2019 wave 2 and Application Lifecycle Management of PowerApps and Flow. Links: Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow: Best practices for managing and automating… Continue Reading Joel...

Read More
Power Platform Wave 2 with Evan Chaki
Jun19

Power Platform Wave 2 with Evan Chaki

CRM Audio is a network of podcasts about Dynamics 365, Dynamics CRM, personal productivity, and Power BI hosted by Microsoft Business Solutions MVP’s Joel Lindstrom, George… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog

Read More
AI Builder and dinosaurs
Jun13

AI Builder and dinosaurs

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for June 13 (brought to you by ClickLearn). Mark & Iain are Joined by their own Ruth Langsford when Claire Carmichael is on today’s episode They chat about… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom, Shawn Tabor, George Doubinski, Matthew C Anderson, Mark Smith, Scott Sewell’s Article on their blog

Read More
CRM Audio: PPDB: Business Applications Summit
Jun13

CRM Audio: PPDB: Business Applications Summit

CRM Audio is a network of podcasts about Dynamics 365, Dynamics CRM, personal productivity, and Power BI hosted by Microsoft Business Solutions MVP’s Joel Lindstrom, George… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog

Read More
PPDB: Business Applications Summit
Jun13

PPDB: Business Applications Summit

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for June 12, 2019 (brought to you by mscrm-addons.com. Moments after the MBAS, Brad sat down with TWO Dynamics Black Belts Marcio Decat and James Bowen, and got their thoughts on the conference, all things connected field service and the power of mixed reality felines.  music:www.purple-planet.com. Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog CRM Audio: PPDB: Business...

Read More
Not the Microsoft Business Application Summit
Jun10

Not the Microsoft Business Application Summit

CRM Audio is a network of podcasts about Dynamics 365, Dynamics CRM, personal productivity, and Power BI hosted by Microsoft Business Solutions MVP’s Joel Lindstrom, George… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog

Read More
Friday Power Conversation with Kylie Kiser
Jun07

Friday Power Conversation with Kylie Kiser

CRM Audio is a network of podcasts about Dynamics 365, Dynamics CRM, personal productivity, and Power BI hosted by Microsoft Business Solutions MVP’s Joel Lindstrom, George… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog

Read More
PDDB: Capacity storage and export to Excel tracking
Jun06

PDDB: Capacity storage and export to Excel tracking

This is the Power Platform Daily Brief for June 6, 2019 (brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic). In today’s daily brief: Preview: Common Data Service storage capacity

Read More