Scottish Summit Glasgow 29th February 2020 – YouTube
Nov25

Scottish Summit Glasgow 29th February 2020 – YouTube

Come join us in ScottishSummit.com/Tickets source

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Scottish Summit 2020 Welcome – YouTube
Nov23

Scottish Summit 2020 Welcome – YouTube

Come Join in In Glasgow on the 29th of February for the Scottish Summit #SS2020 FREE TICKETS from aka.ms/ScottishSummit or Scottishsummit.com/Tickets source

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Mental Health In Consultancy
Oct10

Mental Health In Consultancy

So right from the start lets get out a term that we cannot talk about “Mental Health” and maybe more taboo “Mens Mental Health”. There we go we can breathe a little. What Is Depression? Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. After working as consultant for over 10 years i have found that you can be working an 18 hour...

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TDGiGlobalHack Results – South Africa – YouTube
Sep08

TDGiGlobalHack Results – South Africa – YouTube

TDGiGlobalHack Results from South Africa source

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TDGiGlobalHack Results – Scotland – YouTube
Sep08

TDGiGlobalHack Results – Scotland – YouTube

Scottish TDGiGlobalHack Results source

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TDGiGlobalHack Results – Germany – YouTube
Sep08

TDGiGlobalHack Results – Germany – YouTube

Results from the TDGiGlobalHack for Germany source

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Microsoft Dynamcis 365 CE meets Ok Google via Microsoft Flow – YouTube
Mar11

Microsoft Dynamcis 365 CE meets Ok Google via Microsoft Flow – YouTube

Today i was playing around with the connectors in Microsoft Flow and spotted that we can connect to Google Calendar…. This got me thinking about the possibilities. source

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MVP Award UnBoxing – YouTube
Feb15

MVP Award UnBoxing – YouTube

Something a little different here – I’m UnBoxing my MVP award – Music by The Goatboy source

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Dynamics 365 Field Service – Resource Pools – YouTube
Jan07

Dynamics 365 Field Service – Resource Pools – YouTube

TheMarkChristie sets up Resource Pools and schedules a job for that pool Dynamics CE V9.0 Field Service V8.3 source

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Microsoft Dynamics Field Service Mobile Application – Setup – YouTube
Dec15

Microsoft Dynamics Field Service Mobile Application – Setup – YouTube

Setting up the Woodford Client within your Microsoft Dynamics CE environment & Logging into the application Versions Dynamics 365 CE – 9.2 Field Service 8.3 Woodford 11.3 Links Woodford Dynamics Solution -https://www.resco.net/woodford/download Woodford Project File – aka.ms/fsmobile-project source

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#D365SatDub – Admin Tips – YouTube
Sep16

#D365SatDub – Admin Tips – YouTube

My Slide Deck from the D365 Saturday event in Dublon on the 15th of September on Administration Tips source

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Installing Dynamics 365 Field Service Demo Data
Aug08

Installing Dynamics 365 Field Service Demo Data

How to install Dynamics 365 Field Service demo data in V9 Links Download Package Field Service Demo Data Demo dataset for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Field Service Demo Data Map Data Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Field Service and Project Service Automation sample data – Microsoft Dynamics 365 Applies to: July 2017 update for Dynamics 365 (online) To become familiar with Dynamics 365 for Field Service and Project Service Automation,...

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Dynamics 365 – Installing Field Service Power BI Reporting Suite – YouTube
Jul23

Dynamics 365 – Installing Field Service Power BI Reporting Suite – YouTube

A guide on how to install Microsoft Field Service Power BI Reports in a Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement environment source

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Dynamics 365 – Installing Field Service in Customer Engagement
Jul23

Dynamics 365 – Installing Field Service in Customer Engagement

A guide on how to install Microsoft Field Service in a Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement environment source

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Microsoft Portals – Create page in 90 Seconds – YouTube
Feb15

Microsoft Portals – Create page in 90 Seconds – YouTube

A Quick guide on how to create a Microsoft Portals page in 90 seconds – This covers using a custom entity and a brand new page source

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Microsoft Dynamics PSA – Time & Expenses Entry in 1 Minute – YouTube
Feb13

Microsoft Dynamics PSA – Time & Expenses Entry in 1 Minute – YouTube

A Quick overview on Time & Expenses Entry in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement source

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Dynamics 365 for Talent – Dynamics365 Satuday Presentation – YouTube
Jan31

Dynamics 365 for Talent – Dynamics365 Satuday Presentation – YouTube

Dynamics 365 for Talent – Dynamics365 Satuday Presentation from Microsoft Paddington Offices on the 28th of January 2018 source

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Dynamics365Saturday Field Service Accelerator Presentation – YouTube
Jan28

Dynamics365Saturday Field Service Accelerator Presentation – YouTube

My Presentation from Microsoft Paddington Offices on the 27th of January 2018 source

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Dynamics CRM Auto Numbering from XRMToolbox – YouTube
Nov16

Dynamics CRM Auto Numbering from XRMToolbox – YouTube

A Quick guide on using Jonas Rapps Auto Numbering Solution from the #XRMToolbox source

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Dynamics 365 Version Numbers & Solution Management

A couple of little notes before we get into this blog – I’ve been doing them on the Microsoft Community site now for nearly a year and we have just passed 27,500 views which for a little guy from the middle of nowhere in Scotland is surreal but I’ve been quiet recently doing some revision for the Dynamics 365 Customisation and Configuration (MB2-716) exam. The exam itself concentrates a lot on Solution Management...

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Dynamics 365 – CRM – Duplication Detection on Entity Views

Duplication Detection is great when you remember it. I’ll be the first to hold my hands up and say its one of the last things I think about because it was so hidden away. Well now we don’t have that as an excuse. In Dynamics 365 release 8.2 when you create the rules they will be available to run directly on the view for your entity. I have created a video guide on setting up and using it here If you want a quick guide lets...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Duplication Detection on Entity Views – YouTube
Mar04

Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Duplication Detection on Entity Views – YouTube

In the latest 8.2 release you can now run your duplication detection rules directly on your entity view – here is how to set it up and use Social Media Website – www.themarkchristie.co.uk Twitter – twitter.com/themarkchristie source

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Attribute Usage Guide – YouTube
Feb27

Microsoft Dynamics 365 – Attribute Usage Guide – YouTube

Have you ever wanted to know what fields on your forms are being used? Been asked to make forms easier to use based on usage? Well the Attribute Usage Indicator will tell you what fields are being used and by what % – Here is a guide on how to get that information quickly Checkout my Website – www.themarkchristie.co.uk and also XRMToolBox – http://www.xrmtoolbox.com/ source

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Dynamics 365 – XRMToolbox Metadata Document Manager Guide
Feb14

Dynamics 365 – XRMToolbox Metadata Document Manager Guide

A Quick video guide on using the Metadata Document Manager plugin for XRMToolBox with Dynamics 365 Find my Blogs and posts on www.themarkchristie.co.uk you can find XRMToolbox on http://www.xrmtoolbox.com/ source

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Dynamics 365 – XRMToolbox Iconator Guide – YouTube
Feb13

Dynamics 365 – XRMToolbox Iconator Guide – YouTube

A Quick video guide on using the Iconator plugin for XRMToolBox with Dynamics 365 Find my Blogs and posts on www.themarkchristie.co.uk you can find XRMToolbox on http://www.xrmtoolbox.com/ source

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Dynamics 365 Sales & Power BI Dashboard Integration

So last night in the airport (With Limited Wifi) I was having a look at Power Bi within Dynamics 365 CRM and have noticed a few new features that I have not seen before I am running Dynamics 365 Sales 8.2 in this instance. I have already enabled the Power Bi to CRM integration and brought in Some tiles from a Power Bi Dashboard. All is well and good with the world, I can have a mix of Power Bi tiles and CRM Lists or charts. But as I...

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Dynamics 365 Adding Additional Schedulable Entities

Another new feature in Dynamics365 8.2 release is the ability to add entities to the scheduling engine. This is a very good feature if you have multiple streams that need scheduling. This is a great enhancement if you are already using Project Services or Field Services There are some prerequisites for enabling your entity for the schedule board.  The main one is the Booking Field Status If it is left blank it will use the Resource...

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Dynamics 365 Filtering & Sorting Activities (Video)

With the latest 8.2 Release of Dynamics 365 Microsoft have introduced the ability to Filter and Sort your activities on any entity. This short Video will describe the process (Please visit the…(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM Sorting & Filtering Activities – YouTube
Jan01

Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM Sorting & Filtering Activities – YouTube

In the Dynamics 365 8.2 Release Microsoft added functionality to allow users to sort and filter their activities, In this video we show how to configure these items source

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Dynamics 365 Social Pane – Roll Up Activities (CRM)

With the December 2016 CRM update (8.2) for Dynamics 365 on the horizon there are a few Activities/Social Pane enhancements are about to be released. Today i will cover setting up Roll Up Activities, Filtering & Sorting 1) Find the Entity that you need and create a relationship 2) We set the the entities required and the “Type of Behaviour” Will be Referential with the new “Rollup View” to Cascade All 3)...

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Dynamics 365 Field Service / Interactive Service Hub

A Current limitation to Field Service and ISH are not able to fully integrate as Bookable Resource Bookings cannot be displayed on ISH There is currently an Idea open on the portal so if you get the chance and agree can you upvote it https://crmideas.dynamics.com/ideas/dynamics-crm/ID0000608 Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog

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Dynamics 365 Editable Grid Setup (CRM)

We are talking roughly 3650 days since i was first asked by a customer for this sort of functionality it is finally here in Dynamics 365 (CRM) Had a user who only wants to work in excel and won’t adopt CRM? Want a quick edit without opening any other windows or tabs? Well here it is – Editable Grids and my quick setup overview 1) Go into your Solution and select the entity you want to use this on, then Controls 2) Select...

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CRM 2011 The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown   So it’s the last update of CRM 2011 This is a strange time as 2011 is the version of CRM that I really cut my teeth on – Here is the list of what has been fixed ·       Link entity limit is reached when saving a view from a CRM for Outlook Client on Update Rollup 17, or higher. ·       Poor performance is experienced when using Find Available Times. ·       Custom Reports do not run until after an IIS reset is...

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Dynamics 365 CRM Using the Address Entity

In Dynamics 365 CRM sometimes there is a requirement to hold multiple addresses against an Account/Contact/Etc I would recommend using the address entity for this, Some people may miss this as it is not on the navigation bar as standard so here is a quick once over on how to add and use it 1) Open your solution and edit the Account form, Select Navigation and then double click addresses – Then “Save & Publish” 2)...

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