A speaker's journey: Scottish Summit enabling career growth
Sep05

A speaker's journey: Scottish Summit enabling career growth

Last year of the Scottish Summit I had the pleasure to be part of the selected speakers and also take part as a volunteer and mentor. I shared a session around my beloved Dynamics 365 Human Resources (you can check it here: Ana Inés Urrutia – D365 HR Scottish Summit) and also monitored the Italian track. Malin and I got the chance to work together mentoring two amazingly talented ladies -… Continue Reading Ana Inés...

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Organisation setup: Workers
Aug24

Organisation setup: Workers

A worker in Dynamics 365 Human Resources is a person, the worker can be a candidate, an employee, a contractor or a previous employee. The data of the worker is divided in 3 tabs: ProfileCompetencies and developmentPayroll Worker record Worker profile The profile tab is set up with the following four subsections: Worker summaryAddressesContact informationPersonal… Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s Article on their blog...

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I invite you to week365
Aug18

I invite you to week365

Next month week 365: Uma semana repleta de conhecimento Microsoft will be happening and I’ll be presenting a session around Dynamics 365 Human Resources. Please have a look at the webpage to make sure you register, see the agenda and separate some time to attend the great sessions. Register here: Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article on their blog 👋 I invite you to week365 Next month week 365: Uma semana repleta de...

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#WomenITPros EMEA | Accelerating your career through mentorship
Aug17

#WomenITPros EMEA | Accelerating your career through mentorship

I had the pleasure to be a part of #WomenITPros EMEA with Carolina de Sá Luz and Nina Desnica. We discussed and shared a bit about career changes, mentorship (you will listen to my favorite mentor’s name: Malin, and of course I had the chance to share a bit about Dynamics 365 Human Resources. In case you want to get involved with #WomenITPros… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article on their blog #WomenITPros...

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Global Address Book 101
Aug13

Global Address Book 101

In the following lines, you will find an overview of the Global Address Book concept, that’s key for any implementation regarding Dynamics 365 applications. What is the Global Address Book? Where the magic relies on. This means where is located all the master data regarding an organization. This master data could be people (internal and external) or organizations that are connected or work… Continue Reading Ana Inés...

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D365HR: 8 free training resources.
Aug06

D365HR: 8 free training resources.

One of the things I value the most from the Microsoft ecosystem is the possibility to learn. Diving and exploring into Microsoft Learn I found out some free training modules regarding Dynamics 365 Human Resources I want to make sure you add to your toolbox. It was a nice surprise to find good resources about the solution I love. What to expect from this article? A module, a link, a… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s...

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D365 HR: 3 solved scenarios
Aug02

D365 HR: 3 solved scenarios

In this article, I’m planning to share with you why Dynamics 365 Human Resources should be part of your solution box while facing a customer or prospect. Three of the main challenges that most of the companies face are listed here, as well as the solution we can provide by implementing D365 HR. Are you ready? Let’s go for it! We are going to divide our challenges by role. Starting with… Continue Reading Ana Inés...

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Hierarchies in D365 HR
Jul25

Hierarchies in D365 HR

One of the greatest things that we have within D365 Human Resources is the opportunity to take advantage of hierarchies in several ways. In this article, I’ll share 2 types of hierarchy you can find inside the solution to build your organizational structure as you like. Let’s start from the basics: what is an organizational hierarchy? Is a structure where the relationship between employees,… Continue Reading Ana Inés...

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Fusión de la Infraestructura: Un solo set de D365 HR
Jul16

Fusión de la Infraestructura: Un solo set de D365 HR

Hace unos días salieron las novedades de la segunda ola sobre soluciones de Microsoft. Puedes ver un breve resumen aquí sobre los anuncios de Dynamcs 365 HR: D365 HR 2021 | Wave 2: Release Notes (anainesurrutia.com) El esfuerzo e inversiones del equipo de producto son MUY buenos y demuestran solidez en la solución, lo que me hace inmensamente feliz. Hasta hace poquito, aquellos… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article...

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I invite you to: Pakistan User Group – Urdu Hindi Bootcamp 2021
Jul16

I invite you to: Pakistan User Group – Urdu Hindi Bootcamp 2021

I’m happy to invite you to this great event with an awesome line-up. As a keynote speaker, we have Muhammad Alam, yes. Corporate Vice President, Dynamics 365 at Microsoft. ⏰ When: From Friday 30/July till Sunday 1/August. Where: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Urdu Hindi Bootcamp 2021 | Meetup Who: Urdu Hindi Bootcamp 2021 – Pakistan User Group (pakistanug.com) A sneak peek of the agenda… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s...

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Release wave 2 2021 Human Resources
Jul14

Release wave 2 2021 Human Resources

Finally, the day is here where the release notes are publicly available! In the notes, you can read that Microsoft focus on three areas; Broaden the human capital management (HCM) ecosystem: Continue broadening our HCM ecosystem through integration APIs and strategic partnerships. Reimagine the employee experience: Expand our investments in the employee experience and bringing those… Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s...

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D365 HR 2021 | Wave 2: Release Notes
Jul14

D365 HR 2021 | Wave 2: Release Notes

WOW! What a release! I’m happy about this one as LOT of new features were added and we also have some BIG news. Let’s surf this wave together 🙂 Areas of focus: HCM ecosystem: keep opening it through integration APIs and strategic partnerships. Employee experience: delivering a better experience and migrating it to workflow(s). 3. App unification: simpler and better ALM tooling and… Continue Reading Ana Inés...

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Introduction: License
Jul13

Introduction: License

The current licensing on Dynamics 365 Human Resources (as it is in July 2021) is as standard $120 per user per month if HR is your only Dynamics 365 app. If you have other apps and those same users will have access to HR, the cost is $30 per user per month. You must have a minimum of 5 full licenses of HR. License Self service licence That cover the users that needs the full access… Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s Article...

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Task management: Apply checklists to a worker
Jul12

Task management: Apply checklists to a worker

After you’ve done all of the setup of task management, you can now start using the checklists. There are several ways of doing that in D465 HR, here are four ways. You can apply a checklist via the people workspace, find the worker you want to add the list to, click more (…), and you can select a checklist. People workspace You can also select checklist on a worker, in the… Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s Article on...

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Task management: Onboarding/Offboarding/Transitions
Jul11

Task management: Onboarding/Offboarding/Transitions

Dropdown to choose task management In task management you have access to onboarding, offboarding and transitions. If you want to see the different tasks in the different areas you have to choose the right are in the dropdown below Task management. The default is onboarding. Onboarding, offboarding and transitions setup is exactly the same. After you’ve created the tasks and… Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s Article...

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Task management: Checklists
Jul10

Task management: Checklists

Checklists A checklist is a collection of tasks that must be completed as part of a business process. For example, there might be a checklist that all new employees complete, and one or more other checklists that workers in specific roles must complete. You need to first create the checklist, with just the name and the description. Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s Article on their blog Task management: Checklists Dynamics 365...

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Task Management: Tasks
Jul09

Task Management: Tasks

A task defines a specific piece of work or an action that someone must complete. You can reuse tasks and add them to one or more checklists. You have to create all the tasks your company is planning on keeping track of. Task setup Task link In the task setup you give it a name and a description, you can set the task group, say if the task is optional or not. You can create a… Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s Article on...

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Task management: Task groups
Jul08

Task management: Task groups

Task groups A task group lets you classify related tasks together. When you add tasks to a checklist, you can filter the list of all tasks by Task group, for example HR tasks, Payroll tasks or IT tasks.Description in D365 HR Task groups are made to make it easier with reporting and defining the different tasks that “belongs” to the different groups. Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s Article on their blog Task...

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Task management: Group assignment and calendar
Jul07

Task management: Group assignment and calendar

The setup components for task management is group assignment and calendar Group assignment In the group assignment you set up the groups you want to use in the checklist, such as IT and HR. You first have to name the group, then you can add or delete positions to the group. Tasks can be assigned to a group thus giving the positions in that group access to that group. Group… Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s Article on their...

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Together we stand: at least 7 Microsoft solutions for HR
Jul06

Together we stand: at least 7 Microsoft solutions for HR

A few days ago I created a poll on LinkedIn and Twitter to find out how many Microsoft solutions people think exist to support today’s Human Resources challenges. Look at the results! – LinkedIn – – Twitter – I felt inspired to create this article that I hope you like as much as I did writing it. Is longer than usual but it will help you to broaden your horizons and keep in mind how much we…...

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Organisation Setup: Excel add-in
Jul05

Organisation Setup: Excel add-in

The Excel add-in is, as a consultant, one still of my favorite things with HR, it makes importing data incredible easy. To access the templates where you can manage your data with the help of Microsoft Excel add-in you go to System administration > Links > Office Integration > Document templates. There you can see several templates with connection to different entities. You find the entity… Continue Reading Malin...

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Introduction: Navigation
Jul04

Introduction: Navigation

Home page of Dynamics 365 Human Resources When you click on Human Resources (top left corner) you go to the homepage no matter where you are in the application Waffle menu Waffle menu is where you easily can navigate to your other Microsoft systems and the administration interface. Hamburger button Hamburger button (Navigation Pane) is used to expand or collapse the… Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s Article on their blog...

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Introduction: Data structure
Jul03

Introduction: Data structure

The main entities of the data structure in Dynamics 365 Human Resources are job, positions and workers. A job is a collection of tasks and responsibilities.A position is an individual instance of a job. You can have several positions connected to one job. Job – position You can not have more then one job connected to one position Not two jobs to one position You must always… Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s Article on...

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Organisation setup: Jobs
Jul02

Organisation setup: Jobs

You can create a new job or manage existing jobs from Organization administration -> Jobs or via the Excel add-in. The more information you register, the easier it is to create positions later. Job list You can also copy jobs from another job or create from a template, information will be copied over to the new job. Copy job The sections in a job is: The General tab has name,… Continue Reading Malin Martnes’s...

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Discover your hidden stars with D365 Human Resources
Jul01

Discover your hidden stars with D365 Human Resources

If I tell you that there’s talent hiding in your company and that you don´t necessarily need to go out and invest in external recruitment when you’ve got a new opening sounds like a lie? Well, let me tell you that with Dynamics 365 Human Resources is possible and I’ll show you how in several ways. Business scenario ´The Power Company´ is hiring different positions: Sales Manager, Chief… Continue Reading Ana...

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Re-branding and updating D365 Talent posts to D365 HR posts
Jul01

Re-branding and updating D365 Talent posts to D365 HR posts

This blog has been dormant for a long time, sometimes life happens and you don’t have the energy or desire to blog. I’ve come to realise that a lot of the posts I did for Talent should be updated with everything new and rebranded as it now is Dynamics 365 Human Resources. It should make it a lot easier to find my posts (so that future Malin googling stuff can actually find her own posts). I’ve… Continue Reading...

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️ HR Vision: Podcast #03 – HR as a function
Jun30

️ HR Vision: Podcast #03 – HR as a function

FourVision has a podcast!! And I was invited to take part in it. I had a great time with Ivo discussing Human Resources as a function celebrating the third episode of HR Vision. Expect a relaxed conversation about Human Resources trends, challenges, opportunities, and of course laugh. Because I laugh a lot Find it here: iTunes: Spotify: Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article on their blog 👁️ HR Vision: Podcast #03 –...

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NTN#94: Podcast con Bruno y Juan! ✈️
Jun21

NTN#94: Podcast con Bruno y Juan! ✈️

Bruno Capuano y Juan Quijano me han invitado a formar parte del podcast ´No tiene nombre´ y el resultado lo podes escuchar por acá: Eso si, espera mucha información sobre aviones, discusiones sobre bienestar en tiempos de pandemia y por supuesto Dynamics 365 Human Resources y Power Platform. Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article on their blog NTN#94: Podcast con Bruno y Juan! ✈️ Bruno Capuano y Juan Quijano me han invitado...

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[Guest Blog] The Hidden Power of Mentoring: A Personal Collection of Lessons Learned
Jun18

[Guest Blog] The Hidden Power of Mentoring: A Personal Collection of Lessons Learned

I’m part of the Tech Community blog! I released a blog about the hidden power of Mentoring. If you want to read it just follow this link and you’ll find the magic: The hidden power of mentoring: a personal collection of lessons learned. (microsoft.com) What do you think about Mentoring? Do you have any advice? Do you want to mentor? Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article on their blog [Guest Blog] The Hidden...

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Let's extend D365HR!
Jun12

Let's extend D365HR!

This works pretty much the same as movie title translation. You’ve got one in Spanish and a completely different one in English. My latest post about extending D365HR is out in Spanish and you can find it here: ¿Extender? Sí, extender. (anainesurrutia.com). I decided this was a good opportunity to write in English as well. So here you go. We all know that D365HR is a solution built to… Continue Reading Ana Inés...

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¿Extender? Sí, extender.
Jun12

¿Extender? Sí, extender.

Hoy comparto con ustedes una entrada para plantear un tema sobre la mesa: personalización de Dynamics 365 Human Resoures. Más precisamente vamos a centrarnos en agregar espacio de trabajo/módulo, PowerApp o un sitio web a la solución. Si bien es completa, y abarca un montón de realidades, es probable que tengas que adaptarla tu compañía. En ese escenario es que entra esta alternativa…. Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s...

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MVP Spotlight – Hello World @Microsoft TV
Jun12

MVP Spotlight – Hello World @Microsoft TV

I was a part of Hello World today and it was amazing! If you want to take part, review past episodes or join the broadcast review the link and have fun. What happened during this episode: Welcome words from April Dunnam and Sweeky Satpathy Pierre Roman talked a bit about Faking DDN I was part of the MVP Spotlight with Glauter Januzzi Cynthia Heng was interviewed by Laurent… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article on...

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After party: Bizz Summit ES 2021
Jun06

After party: Bizz Summit ES 2021

Igual que con Scottish Summit, comparto un post con ustedes sobre el after party del Business Applications Summit España. ¿Qué es un after party en este blog? El post, donde te cuento un poquito del evento y donde encontrar la información para que puedas aprender. Cómo sucede en estos tiempos la creatividad cobró vida, y lo que yo esperaba como un evento online fue un híbrido hermoso…. Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s...

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Me invitaron a xpp.dev el podcast!
Jun06

Me invitaron a xpp.dev el podcast!

Tuve el gusto de formar parte del podcast de xpp.dev y conversé un poco con Juan Antonio Tomás y Adrià Ariste sobre de todo un poco, tecnología, cultura, restaurantes, y muchas cosas más. Si queres ver la grabación del episodio en Twitch podes encontrarlo por acá: Episodio 12: Ana Inés Urrutia y #MSDyn365HR – Twitch Y para encontrar el episodio en plataformas digitales te invito a… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s...

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VIVA la vida | Probando MS Viva Ideas en Microsoft Teams
May30

VIVA la vida | Probando MS Viva Ideas en Microsoft Teams

Alguno de ustedes sabrán que tenemos una nueva solución desarrollada por Microsoft dedicada para mejorar la experiencia del colaborador y su engagement: Microsoft Viva. Se consolida como una nueva solución y que – como una mesa – tiene cuatro patas. Viva Topics Viva Connections Viva Learning Viva Insights Hoy me desperté con ganas de probar el único feature (creo) que… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s...

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BIZZ Summit ES 2021
May20

BIZZ Summit ES 2021

Qué haces el 4 y 5 de junio? Y si en lugar de dormir toda la mañana te apuntas a unas lindas sesiones – gratuitas – con expertos? Hay tanto en este evento que te va a costar elegir. Cada vez falta menos para Business Applications Summit España – El mayor festival de Bizz Apps de España y tengo el gustazo de formar parte. No solo hay un montón de sesiones interesantes en diferentes… Continue Reading Ana Inés...

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D365HR: Entendiendo los campos de fecha y hora ⏰
May17

D365HR: Entendiendo los campos de fecha y hora ⏰

Siempre es bueno entender cómo es que funcionan los campos dentro de D365HR, no voy a explicarte el backend, pero si echar un poco de luz para diferenciar estos campos y cómo utilizarlos. Hay 3 tipos de campos relacionados con fecha y hora. 1. Fecha y hora Contienen información combinada entre la fecha, la zona horaria y la hora. Es el tipo de campo recomendado cuando es necesario… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s...

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D365 HR + Excel add in: parte 2.
May16

D365 HR + Excel add in: parte 2.

En el artículo anterior te conté qué es Excel add in, de que va y cómo podemos usarlo. PERO si algo sabemos es que en tecnología (y en la vida?), sin evidencia no hay amor. Entonces hoy me puse las pilas y te voy a mostrar cómo funciona en un escenario sencillo. Después complejizamos. Little by little. Escenario: Agregar 1 departamento a tu compañía Módulo: Administración de la… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article...

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MSDynamicsWorld: Taking a unique path to a career in Dynamics 365 HR and Power Platform.
May15

MSDynamicsWorld: Taking a unique path to a career in Dynamics 365 HR and Power Platform.

See below the article MS Dynamics World, find the original one here: Microsoft Dynamics Profile: Taking a unique path to a career in Dynamics 365 HR and Power Platform | MSDynamicsWorld.com Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article on their blog MSDynamicsWorld: Taking a unique path to a career in Dynamics 365 HR and Power Platform. Taking a unique path to a career in Dynamics 365 HR and Power Platform – Ana Inés Urrutia...

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:: Microsoft Build ::
May14

:: Microsoft Build ::

So, Microsoft Build is around the corner and we are starting to build our schedules. I’m super happy to share with you that I’ll be a part of it sharing an amazing session with two amazing human beings. My tips: #1: Register here: Microsoft Build 2021 – Home – Microsoft Build 2021 #2: Build your schedule, see all the sessions here: MyBuild – Session catalog (microsoft.com) #3: Make… Continue Reading...

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Democratizar para conquistar con D365 HR
May12

Democratizar para conquistar con D365 HR

Hola a todos! Hace poco tuve el gustazo de formar parte de El Rincón Dynamics en su celebración 10+1. Fue un evento muy lindo, con tremenda producción y que generó un montón de material en español (sí, contenido en español!!!) que podes chequear por acá: El Rincón Dynamics – YouTube Acá abajo te dejo la web del evento, para que veas las charlas disponibles y quienes son los… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s...

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D365 HR + Excel add-in: ¿qué es?
May10

D365 HR + Excel add-in: ¿qué es?

Para quienes trabajamos en Recursos Humanos, las planillas de Excel suelen ser nuestros aliados #1. Estamos acostumbrados a archivar una cantidad interesante – mayor a la que nos gustaría admitir – de información combinada. Admitámoslo hoy: no es la mejor solución ni para archivar data de nuestros empleados, ni para trabajar de forma diaria, ni para resolver los desafíos del área…. Continue Reading Ana Inés...

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Azure en el Bar – Capítulo 22
May07

Azure en el Bar – Capítulo 22

Ayer tuve el gustazo de participar de la mesa de Azure en el Bar, con un plantel de LUJAZO! Conversamos sorbe nuestros caminos, cómo llegamos a tecnología, por qué escribir un libro es importante y cómo la tecnología logra transformar la forma de acercarnos al mundo y a nuestros clientes. Te invito a verlo y a mantenerte al tanto de las mesas que se vienen. <a… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article on their blog...

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A research: Mental health, Workplace, and Lockdown
May02

A research: Mental health, Workplace, and Lockdown

Last week I released a poll on Twitter to find out the topics that were interesting for people regarding lockdown. As you can see in the image below, 62,5% of the audience were interested in Mental Health. For those who don´t know it yet, I’m a Psychologist and the topic that drives the career is People and Mental Health in different scenarios. It might be a workplace, a school, prisons, and… Continue Reading Ana Inés...

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⚡️ Meetup Power Platform Paraguay ⚡️
Apr23

⚡️ Meetup Power Platform Paraguay ⚡️

Un nuevo capítulo de Meetup Power Platform Paraguay y tuve el gustazo de ser invitada y compartir un poquito de mi experiencia con Dynamics 365 Recursos Humanos. No se pierdan la sesión de la poderosa Mar Pedroche y su charla sobre Customer Voice. Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s Article on their blog ⚡️ Meetup Power Platform Paraguay ⚡️ Un nuevo capítulo de Meetup Power Platform Paraguay y tuve el gustazo de ser invitada y...

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The D365HR Journey: Leave and Absence ️
Apr12

The D365HR Journey: Leave and Absence ️

Welcome to another episode of The D365 HR Journey, today spotting the Leave and Absence module. A quick overview of features and analytics related to leave and absence of the workforce. Why I love it? Quick overview of all plans Easy way to see enrollments Simple creation of plans Assign to employees/contractors button BONUS: Analytics! They are just gold, go over the video recording… Continue Reading Ana Inés Urrutia’s...

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The D365HR Journey: Personnel Management
Apr08

The D365HR Journey: Personnel Management

Hey there! Welcome to the Personnel Management episode of the D365HR Journey. I can´t deny it, this is my absolute favorite one! In the past – as an HR Analyst I needed to track all worker’s information in Excel spreadsheets, and that was exhausting… when I just started working with D365HR I find out about this module and it solves all of my immediate issues, hence I fell in love with the… Continue Reading Ana...

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Aprendemos todos: MS Learn en español
Apr07

Aprendemos todos: MS Learn en español

Hace un montón que no escribo en español! Tenía ganas de volver con una entrada sobre cómo – aquellos que no se sienten cómodos con el inglés – pueden acceder a recursos de aprendizaje al rededor de Power Platform y Dynamics. Si no sabes por donde empezar, y queres aprender sobre tecnología – desde el rol que sea – hay una herramienta que puede acompañarte: Microsoft Learn. Podes… Continue Reading Ana...

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The D365HR Journey: Manager Self-Service
Apr05

The D365HR Journey: Manager Self-Service

Welcome to the third episode of the D365HR Journey, this one I’m showing you Manager Self-Service. This is a great one, it helps to manage employees in a simple, easy, and intuitive way. Why I love it? Managers updated with the latest request for employees Easy overview of reporting workers Separate sections for every HR process Overview of second-line reports processes and requests … Continue Reading Ana Inés...

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Happy First Year
Apr04

Happy First Year

It’s been a year since I launched this webpage. What was the idea behind it? To share my experience and try my best to support other’s paths. I think it was worth it. I’ve been sharing tech, personal, transformation, and more tech content with you all, some of the articles have been in Spanish but most of them in English – I promise I’ll start sharing more content in Spanish soon 🙂 Still… Continue...

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