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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Microsoft Dynamics Field Service Presentation from Dynamics365 Saturday
Jan28

Microsoft Dynamics Field Service Presentation from Dynamics365 Saturday

(Please visit the site to view this video)(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Field Service Presentation from Dynamics365 Saturday – Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM) Blog with Technical Tips and Hints Blog Syndicated with TheMarkChristie’s...

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Dynamics 365 Editing Schedule Board Blocks
Dec19

Dynamics 365 Editing Schedule Board Blocks

With the Schedule Board becoming an integral part of Dynamics recently it seems a good time to show you how to edit the blocks displayed on the Schedule Board so that "At a Glance" a Project…(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog Dynamics 365 Editing Schedule Board Blocks With the Schedule Board becoming an integral part of Dynamics recently it seems a good time to show you how to...

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Adding SLA's to entities Dynamics 365
Nov30

Adding SLA's to entities Dynamics 365

You have that customer who has a requirement that all Opportunities need to have a SLA and be resolved one way or another within 2 hours. We can enable SLA's on all entities now (Including Custom)…(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog Adding SLA’s to entities Dynamics 365 You have that customer who has a requirement that all Opportunities need to have a SLA and be resolved one way...

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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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Adding Web Resources to Views
Nov16

Adding Web Resources to Views

So i don't profess to be a developer or know much about code, I can look at code and see what it is doing and change it but starting from scratch is just something i cannot do. I have been working…(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/theartformofcrm/archive/2017/11/16/adding-web-resources-to-views Blog Syndicated with TheMarkChristie’s...

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Useful Solutions for your instance of Dynamics 365
Nov13

Useful Solutions for your instance of Dynamics 365

Do you have multiple files to upload to a record? Drag and Drop Code from CRMXpress CodePlex Archive An archive of the CodePlex open source hosting site Autonumbering on more than the standard entities? Complex rules? eBECS AutoNumber…(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/theartformofcrm/archive/2017/11/13/useful-solutions-for-your-instance-of-dynamics-365...

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Firing Action Steps on a Business Process Flow
Oct26

Firing Action Steps on a Business Process Flow

A requirement that has come up quite a few times in the past is the ability to quickly trigger a workflow with an input that can be passed in the workflow. So in this guide I'm going to cover creating…(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/theartformofcrm/archive/2017/10/26/firing-action-steps-on-a-business-process-flow Blog Syndicated with...

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Multi-Select OptionSets Dynamics 365 – It's Here
Oct02

Multi-Select OptionSets Dynamics 365 – It's Here

So the biggest bugbear in CRM/Dynamics 365 has now vanished with the V9 release of Dynamics 365. The lack of easily creating multiple response fields is no longer with us after the release of Multi-Select…(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog Offline for Maintenance No Description Blog Syndicated with TheMarkChristie’s...

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Dynamics 365 Marketing Solutions
Sep20

Dynamics 365 Marketing Solutions

mfkdsngojf 1) Standard Dynamics Marketing Module 2) Adobe Cloud Marketing 3) ClickDimensions 4) DotMailer 5) PowerObjects(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog Offline for Maintenance No Description Blog Syndicated with TheMarkChristie’s...

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What's new in Dynamics 9.0
Jun24

What's new in Dynamics 9.0

Over the past 3 days Microsoft have been running a "Preview Executive Briefing for July 2017 Update for Dynamics 365" direct from Redmond. If you are signed up for Preview versions they should…(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/theartformofcrm/archive/2017/06/24/what-will-be-will-be-dynamics-9-0-preview Blog Syndicated with...

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Organizational Insights for Dynamics 365
May02

Organizational Insights for Dynamics 365

The Fall release of Dynamics 365 (8.2) has brought some troubleshooting and statistical feedback for your CRM Instance(s) Below are the steps to install and configure the App 1) You will need to…(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog Offline for Maintenance No Description Blog Syndicated with TheMarkChristie’s...

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Dynamics 365 CRM Field Mappings – But not as you know it
Apr19

Dynamics 365 CRM Field Mappings – But not as you know it

Another Airport Another Blog……….. Last month I spoke with a colleague about a requirement to map "Quote Products – Order Products – Invoice Products" which was a simple enough task…(read more) Continue Reading TheMarkChristie’s Article on their blog Dynamics 365 CRM Field Mappings – But not as you know it Another Airport Another Blog……….. Last month I spoke...

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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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