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...

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Abraham Saldana on The MVP Show
Sep11

Abraham Saldana on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/129 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Abraham Saldana on The MVP Show Abraham Saldana on The MVP Show Full Show notes can be found here: https://www.nz365guy.com/129 MVP Show notes Abraham Saldana background – about his family, lives in Dallas, US in 2000, born and grew up in Mexico – left in 1998 and Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith...

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Microsoft Flow with Jon Levesque
Sep10

Microsoft Flow with Jon Levesque

Full show notes available here: Microsoft Flow with Jon Levesque TODAY’S GUEST Jon Levesque Jon Levesque is an entrepreneur and strategist with an expertise in brand engagement, community building and creating winning evangelism strategies. He is a Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft Flow product team focusing on helping Flow Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Microsoft Flow with Jon Levesque...

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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

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Episode 61: Here we go again with Licensing changes
Sep08

Episode 61: Here we go again with Licensing changes

Starting October 1st, 2019, Microsoft will be enforcing new licensing rules and offerings, and this new licensing model is completely new. Steve Mordue is back on the show to discuss the new licensing model. Whether you are implementing for a brand new Dynamics 365 customer, or you’ve been a customer for a while, this episode is a MUST LISTEN! Guest: Steve Mordue: www.stevemordue.com More… Continue Reading Gus...

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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: 

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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: 

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Keith Whatling on the MVP Show
Sep04

Keith Whatling on the MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/127 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Keith Whatling on the MVP Show Keith Whatling is an experienced analyst with a demonstrated history of award-winning innovation in transportation. He has a wealth of experience from digital content creation and data analysis to Microsoft’s Power Platform, using PowerApps and Flow to drive digital...

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Dynamics 365 Project Requirements Gathering with Dani Kahil
Sep02

Dynamics 365 Project Requirements Gathering with Dani Kahil

Full show notes available here Dynamics 365 Project Requirements Gathering with Dani Kahil This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr A brief introduction about Dani Kahil – living in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia , his family background – what he loves to do the most with his family. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Dynamics 365 Project Requirements Gathering with Dani Kahil...

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Demian Raschkovan on the MVP Show
Aug28

Demian Raschkovan on the MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/125 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog https://www.nz365guy.com/demian-raschkovan-on-the-mvp-show/ Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s Permission

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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:...

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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...

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The Power BI Story with Arun Ulagaratchagan
Aug26

The Power BI Story with Arun Ulagaratchagan

Full show notes available here: The Power BI Story with Arun Ulagaratchagan Arun Ulagaratchagan is the General Manager of Power BI product development. He leads all engineering and product management for Microsoft’s business intelligence product portfolio. This includes Power BI, Azure Analysis Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, and SQL Server Reporting Services. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their...

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Episode 60: Top 10 OVERRATED skills for Solution Architects
Aug25

Episode 60: Top 10 OVERRATED skills for Solution Architects

There are things you must know as a Solution Architect, and then there are things you don’t but for some reason people believe you should know them in order to be a Solution Architect. These are my top 10 OVERRATED skills for Solution Architects. Video: How do you become a Solution Architect? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZoZTuYbwHc Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel:

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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,...

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James Novak on the MVP Show
Aug21

James Novak on the MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/123 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog James Novak on the MVP Show James Novak is a Microsoft Business Applications MVP with extensive experience across all phases of the software development life cycle: requirement definition through hands-on development and deployment, across a variety of complex applications. His experience spans a range of...

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Power Platform Adoption Framework with Andrew Welch
Aug19

Power Platform Adoption Framework with Andrew Welch

Full show notes available here Power Platform Adoption Framework with Andrew Welch This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr A brief introduction about Andrew’s life – family background, how often he travels and his favourite destination What he does when he’s not working Andrew’s struggles in writing a book. The video he loves to watch How big organizations view PowerApps as an app. Continue Reading...

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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...

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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...

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Daryl Labar on the MVP Show
Aug14

Daryl Labar on the MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/121 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Daryl Labar on the MVP Show Daryl Labar on the MVP Show Full Show notes can be found here: https://www.nz365guy.com/121 MVP Show notes A brief introduction about Daryl’s life – family background, what’s great about Indianapolis and as an independent MVP Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith...

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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: 

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OCP and the Microsoft Business Applications Partner with Cecilia Flombaum
Aug12

OCP and the Microsoft Business Applications Partner with Cecilia Flombaum

Full show notes available here: https://www.nz365guy.com/120 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog OCP and the Microsoft Business Applications Partner with Cecilia Flombaum Cecilia Flombaum, originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who is currently residing at Seattle, Washington, is the Partner Ecosystem Lead for Microsoft Business Applications (#Partnersmakemorepossible). She has been instrumental in...

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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 

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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...

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Episode 59: Top 10 things every Solution Architect MUST KNOW
Aug11

Episode 59: Top 10 things every Solution Architect MUST KNOW

Due to the popularity of the video posted on the CRM MVP Media YouTube on July 21st, 2019 (link below), I have decided to expand on my thoughts regarding the skills and knowledge needed to be a Solution Architect. These are my Top 10 things every Solution Architect MUST KNOW. Video: How do you become a Solution Architect? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZoZTuYbwHc Please subscribe to our… Continue Reading Gus...

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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...

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Gustaf Westerlund on the MVP Show
Aug07

Gustaf Westerlund on the MVP Show

Full show notes available Gustaf Westerlund on the MVP Show Gustaf Westerlund – Unafraid, intense, very passionate Principal Consultant and Founder at CRM-Konsulterna, he has worked with Dynamics CRM since version 1.2 in 2005. Combining in-depth Architectual and development skills with extensive business knowledge, he is a much-appreciated consultant, expert and trainer. He is a high capacity business-oriented solution architect...

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Global System Integrators and Sales with Leah Quartano-Bowling
Aug05

Global System Integrators and Sales with Leah Quartano-Bowling

Full show notes available here Global System Integrators and Sales with Leah Quartano-Bowling This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr A brief introduction about Leah’s life – family background, her career and personal experiences H istory, culture, economy and facts about New Orleans What she does when she is not working Advice to consumers who wants to adopt new technologies Leah’s view Continue Reading...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Andrew Ly on the MVP Show
Jul31

Andrew Ly on the MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/117 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Andrew Ly on the MVP Show Andrew Ly, based in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, has been involved in Microsoft technologies since 1997. He started his journey with Windows NT deployments then moved to an application development background in the health technology sector developing clinical trial management...

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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...

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PowerApps Governance and the art of Story Telling with Sameer Bhangar
Jul29

PowerApps Governance and the art of Story Telling with Sameer Bhangar

Full show notes available here: PowerApps Governance and the art of Story Telling with Sameer Bhangar is the Principal Program Manager on the Power Sameer Bhangar team at Microsoft, formerly known as the PowerApps and Flow Customer Success team. He has 20+ years of experience in the software industry building products, builder customer relationships and advising organizations on their digital adoption journey with new platforms from...

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Episode 58: Creating, sending, and analyzing surveys with ease
Jul28

Episode 58: Creating, sending, and analyzing surveys with ease

Microsoft MVP and Dynamics 365 Community Superstar Megan Walker takes over the show to tell us all about Microsoft Forms Pro. Those of us using the Voice of the Customer (VoC) functionality in Dynamics 365 or perhaps even a third-party solution to create, send, and analyze surveys now have the ability to leverage Microsoft Forms Pro to accomplish our goals. Tune in to listen to Megan’s Top 10… Continue Reading Gus...

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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

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Neil Benson on the MVP Show
Jul24

Neil Benson on the MVP Show

Full show notes available Neil Benson on the MVP Show Neil has sixteen years of experience in delivering CRM projects. He is a specialist at envisioning and delivering customer engagement projects that provide clients with amazing results on Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Salesforce. He has established relationships with Microsoft, Microsoft partners, ISVs and MVPs in the Dynamics ecosystem. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s...

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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...

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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...

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Not for Profit Space and Microsoft Accelerator with Dan Lammot
Jul22

Not for Profit Space and Microsoft Accelerator with Dan Lammot

Full show notes available here https://www.nz365guy.com/114 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Not for Profit Space and Microsoft Accelerator with Dan Lammot This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr A Brief Introduction about Dan’s life – where he lives, his hobbies, what he does when he ‘ s not working or surfing His involvement with the Not for Profit Space What made him...

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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...

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Mariano Gomez on the MVP Show
Jul17

Mariano Gomez on the MVP Show

Full show notes available Mariano Gomez on the MVP Show Mariano Gomez is a MIS degree holder from University of Phoenix and a B.S. in Systems Engineering from Universidad Antonio Narino in Bogota, Colombia. He is currently the Director of Technology Services at Mekorma Enterprises Inc. In year 2008, he started his career as MVP. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Mariano Gomez on the MVP Show Mariano...

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ISV Program and AppSource with Steve Guggenheimer
Jul15

ISV Program and AppSource with Steve Guggenheimer

Full show notes available here: ISV Program and AppSource with Steve Guggenheimer Steve Guggenheimer is the corporate vice president of Microsoft’s AI Business . His role is to help build a new generation of AI based solutions along with moving the broader AI conversation and platform forward. Before coming to Microsoft, Steve was at Spectra-Physics Inc., where he worked with lasers and helped develop and market new products....

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Episode 57: Top 10 D365CE things you need to REPLACE IMMEDIATELY
Jul14

Episode 57: Top 10 D365CE things you need to REPLACE IMMEDIATELY

I can already tell you are going to disagree about these, you might even be skeptical about my warnings, you will perhaps even be mad about the horrible news I’ve come to bear today; but this list is real and you need to take it seriously. Here are the Top 10 things you need to STOP using in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement. If you are using one or more of these on your current Dynamics 365… Continue Reading Gus...

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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...

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Julien Miquel on MVP Show
Jul10

Julien Miquel on MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/110 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Julien Miquel on MVP Show Julien Miquel on MVP Show Full Show notes can be found here: https://www.nz365guy.com/110 MVP Show notes A brief introduction about Julien’s life – born in Paris, grew up in Luxembourg, his favourite food and how he ended up living in Montreal, Canada. Blog Syndicated with Mark...

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Demystifying AI with Moacyr Galo Jr
Jul08

Demystifying AI with Moacyr Galo Jr

Demystifying AI with Moacyr Galo Jr Full show notes available here: Demystifying AI with Moacyr Galo Jr This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr A breakdown of his professional background W hy Portugal is an exciting proposition Impact of new technologies to people and organization Microsoft partner opportunities How to b etter understand productivity tools Role of Microsoft Power Platform The most important aspect of AI...

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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...

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Daniel Christian on the MVP Show
Jul03

Daniel Christian on the MVP Show

Daniel Christian On MVP Show Full Show Notes: https://www.nz365guy.com/108 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Daniel Christian on the MVP Show Daniel Christian on MVP Show Full Show notes can be found here: https://www.nz365guy.com/108 MVP Show notes A short introduction about Daniel Christian who grew up in Bombay, India, moved to Dallas, Texas at the age of 17 and is presently residing Blog Syndicated...

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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!...

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