Power Platform/Dynamics 365 Past Present Future with David Kohar
Feb17

Power Platform/Dynamics 365 Past Present Future with David Kohar

Full show notes available here https://www.nz365guy.com/174 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog https://www.nz365guy.com/power-platform-dynamics-365-past-present-future-with-david-kohar/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=power-platform-dynamics-365-past-present-future-with-david-kohar Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s Permission

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Colin Vermander on The MVP Show
Feb12

Colin Vermander on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Colin Vermander on The MVP Show Colin Vermander is the Director of Software Engineering at KPMG Canada and responsible for technical oversight across all of KPMG Canada’s Microsoft Practice products and services solutions. KPMG Canada, a Microsoft Partner, is recognized globally as an innovative Dynamics 365 solution provider, with a rich background in Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Dynamics 365 Portals....

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Microsoft’s Customer Insights with Satish Thomas
Feb10

Microsoft’s Customer Insights with Satish Thomas

Full show notes available here: Microsoft’s Customer Insights with Satish Thomas TODAY’S GUEST Satish Thomas Satish Thomas originally from Botswana, Southern Africa, joined Microsoft in 2006. He started his journey in Microsoft as an intern. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer & Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. Currently, he is the Head of Product for Microsoft Dynamics 365...

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Agile is Dead
Feb09

Agile is Dead

Someone sends me an “Agile is Dead” article at least once a year. Are these articles with their clickbait headlines just opinion pieces with no data to back up the authors’ claims or are they well-researched and thought-provoking journalism? Here’s one, Agile software development is dead. Deal with it. It was written by Jason Bloomberg and published in SiliconANGLE. In Scrum Dynamics 44, I… Continue...

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Episode 72: Overhauling Dynamics 365 Sales
Feb09

Episode 72: Overhauling Dynamics 365 Sales

What would happen if we tasked a veteran salesperson and world-class Dynamics 365 and Power Platform implementer with overhauling the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales App? Well, 12x Microsoft MVP Joel Lindstrom shares his vision for what the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales App should look like. Hosted by: Joel Lindstrom: https://twitter.com/JoelLindstrom Continue Reading Gus Gonzalez’s Article on their blog CRM MVP Podcast: Episode 72:...

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Steven Weaver on The MVP Show
Feb05

Steven Weaver on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/171 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Steven Weaver on The MVP Show Steven Weaver is a Microsoft Business Applications MVP of 15 years; initially starting with Navision (Business Central) in 2000 and moving to Axapta (D365 Finance, D365 Supply Chain Management in 2007). Steve is also known as “AdamRoue” and “Weaveriski” on...

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Power Platform Digital Transportation at G&J Pepsi with Eric McKinney
Feb03

Power Platform Digital Transportation at G&J Pepsi with Eric McKinney

Full show notes available here https://www.nz365guy.com/172 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Power Platform Digital Transportation at G&J Pepsi with Eric McKinney This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr Eric McKinney’s personal life – where he lives, where he calls home and what he does when he’s not working Eric’s favourite spot in Ohio How Eric get into the...

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Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) in Dynamics 365 F&O
Feb03

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) in Dynamics 365 F&O

This episode is brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic and D365UG. This week we are re-joined by MVP Sukrut Parab and Sr. Architect Satish Panwar to talk about what you need to know about ALM best practices for a Dynamics 365 F&O deployment. Phases of ALM Why you need to use a good ALM process Manual vs. automated deployments Automated testing Can ALM work with other systems than DevOps?… Continue Reading Joel...

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Kunal Tripathy on The MVP Show
Jan29

Kunal Tripathy on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Kunal Tripathy on The MVP Show Kunal Tripathy is a Technical Team Lead and Solution Architect Specializing in solutionizing and development in Microsoft Dynamics product family. Passionate about Technology and like creating new and unique solutions. In addition to that, Kunal is an active participant within the Dynamics community through Blogs, forums and Virtual events. Continue Reading Mark Smith...

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CRM and ERP Partner Growth with David Gersten
Jan27

CRM and ERP Partner Growth with David Gersten

Full show notes available here CRM and ERP Partner Growth with David Gersten This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr Find out more about David Gersten – based in Southern California, lives in Northern California and what loves to do during his free time How David get into the technology he tools he had used to have a better understanding Talks about the organization he is working for at present and his role The core...

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Episode 71: What would happen if two world-class developers took over the Platform?
Jan26

Episode 71: What would happen if two world-class developers took over the Platform?

On the last episode of the podcast I explored the 10 things I would introduce or change if I suddenly became the Program Manager for Dynamics 365 and CDS security at Microsoft. Now two of the world’s greatest Dynamics 365 developers share what they would do if they suddenly became Program Managers for the Dynamics 365 Platform. Hosted By: Daryl LaBar: https://twitter.com/ddlabar Jonas Rapp:

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Aung Khaing on The MVP Show
Jan22

Aung Khaing on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Aung Khaing on The MVP Show Aung Khaing, also known as AK, is a Dynamics Tech Lead/Architect at Datacom Systems based in New Zealand. He is the first Myanmar MVP in Business Applications. Originally from Myanmar, AK went to Singapore in 2009 where he began working with Dynamics CRM 4. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Aung Khaing on The MVP Show Aung Khaing, also known as AK,...

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EY Kalman and CRM success at Orbis Investment Advisory
Jan21

EY Kalman and CRM success at Orbis Investment Advisory

EY Kalman, also known as the CRM Ninja, joins me in this episode of Scrum Dynamics to reveal the critical factors behind the success of his Dynamics CRM project at Orbis Investment Advisory. Listen in as he reveals his critical success factors on this project. Continue Reading Neil Benson’s Article on their blog EY Kalman and CRM success at Orbis Investment Advisory EY Kalman, also known as the CRM Ninja, joins me in this...

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Power Virtual Agents with Michael Vakoc
Jan20

Power Virtual Agents with Michael Vakoc

Full show notes available here: Power Virtual Agents with Michael Vakoc TODAY’S GUEST Michael Vakoc Michael Vakoc is a product manager in the Power Virtual Agents team based in Redmond, WA. His charter is business model and licensing implementation as well as onboarding and bot management experiences. Before working on Power Virtual Agents, Michael worked on Microsoft Teams and Skype’s PSTN offering. Continue Reading Mark...

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Nicholas Hayduk on The MVP Show
Jan15

Nicholas Hayduk on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/165 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Nicholas Hayduk on The MVP Show Nicholas Hayduk is a Microsoft Business Applications MVP, Solution Architect and Developer, and a licensed Professional Engineer. In 2015, he founded Engineered Code Consulting Inc., a professional services firm with a specialization in Power Apps Portals/Dynamics 365...

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ISV Journey with Peter Linke
Jan13

ISV Journey with Peter Linke

Full show notes available here ISV Journey with Peter Linke ISV Journey Full Show Notes: https://www.nz365guy.com/164 This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr In This Episode Peter Linke talks about the place he lives in and how he spends his time when he’s not working Talks about the Orlando Microsoft Ignite event Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog ISV Journey with Peter Linke ISV...

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Episode 70: Here's what I would do if I was in charge of Dynamics 365 Security
Jan12

Episode 70: Here's what I would do if I was in charge of Dynamics 365 Security

A new year represents new beginnings for a lot of people and that got me thinking on what I would do if I was beginning my tenure as the newly appointed PM of Dynamics 365 and CDS security at Microsoft? Well, I had a few things in mind, and I wanted to share them with you and Microsoft. These are the first 10 things I would do if I was a PM of Security at Microsoft. Continue Reading Gus Gonzalez’s Article on their blog CRM MVP...

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Customer Service or Salad Cream with Sarah Critchley
Jan11

Customer Service or Salad Cream with Sarah Critchley

This episode is brought to you by D365UG. Sara Critchley joins Shawn Tabor to talk about customer service (after they finish talking about food). Why is customer service important? How has customer service in Dynamics 365 changed in recent years? Where should you start? The changing world of omnichannel. Why can’t Flow Joe get any balsamic vinegar kettle crisps in Canada? Please join the… Continue Reading Joel...

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Olena Grischenko on The MVP Show
Jan08

Olena Grischenko on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/163 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Olena Grischenko on The MVP Show As a solution architect and a developer, Olena Grischenko loves solving problems. Her passion for technologies helps her to find the best solutions to help people and improve their lives. She has been working with Microsoft technologies for the past 20 years. Blog Syndicated with...

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Microsoft Business Application Partner with Hayden Stafford
Jan06

Microsoft Business Application Partner with Hayden Stafford

Full show notes available here: Microsoft Business Application Partner with Hayden Stafford TODAY’S GUEST Hayden Stafford Hayden Stafford is the Corporate Vice President, responsible for Global sales for Microsoft’s Enterprise Business Applications Business Unit – Dynamics 365 at Microsoft. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Microsoft Business Application Partner with Hayden Stafford...

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Beth Burrell on The MVP Show
Jan01

Beth Burrell on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Beth Burrell on The MVP Show Beth Burrell is a Microsoft MVP in Business Applications, a Microsoft Certified Trainer in Dynamics 365, and a Customer Success Leader. She is passionate about technology and people on every project, especially when it comes to the Power Platform and Dynamic 365 Customer Engagement. Beth is a customer advocate where technology meets customer excitement. Continue Reading Mark Smith...

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Creating a PowerApps COE with  Simon Owen
Dec30

Creating a PowerApps COE with Simon Owen

Full show notes available here Creating a PowerApps COE with Simon Owen This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr Simon’s brief introduction about his life and what he does when he’s not working Talks about his educational and professional background How Simon started with the Power Platform Talks about his journey to GSK Discussion about what is GSK, who is GSK Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s...

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Episode 69: New Year's Resolutions…for you
Dec29

Episode 69: New Year's Resolutions…for you

For the last episode of 2019 I decided to compile a list of 12 New Year’s Resolutions for 2020. This list will include things that are challenging for some, and some that might be too easy, but every listener should be able to select at least 1 option from this list and make it a goal for the year. Get ready to take some notes and decide whether you will pick 1 or more options from this list… Continue Reading Gus...

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Kylie Kiser on The MVP Show
Dec25

Kylie Kiser on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Kylie Kiser on The MVP Show Kylie Kiser has been working with Microsoft Dynamics 365 since 2010. In this time, she has assisted with an upgrade for a system with 1,500+ users as well as worked on, and refined, complex customizations. As part of the CRM User Group, Kylie was named a CRMUG All-Star in 2015. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Kylie Kiser on The MVP Show Kylie...

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Microsoft Product Insights with Judd Salisbury
Dec23

Microsoft Product Insights with Judd Salisbury

Full show notes available here: Microsoft Product Insights with Judd Salisbury Judd Salisbury is an experienced Senior Program Manager with a background in data-driven strategies, agile methodologies, big data, and telemetry/analytics. His experience covers: Judd Salisbury’s background – where he lives and where he has travelled His interests and how he spends his spare time Judd’s journey working with Microsoft...

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Power Platform Updates and Scott Millwood Interview
Dec23

Power Platform Updates and Scott Millwood Interview

It’s the final Power Platform Brief of 2019.  Bringing updates on Microsoft’s Power Platform including connectors for components, improved unified interface, Teams domination and an interview with Yesflow co-founder Scott Millwood.   Continue Reading Brad Koontz and Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog Power Platform Updates and Scott Millwood Interview It’s the final Power Platform Brief of 2019. ...

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CRM Audio Holiday Party 2019
Dec23

CRM Audio Holiday Party 2019

This episode is brought to you by D365UG. View this episode on YouTube: It’s the end of 2019, and we are having a party, with Jim Novak, Julie Yack, Nick Doelman, Lisa Crosbie, George Doubinski, Shawn Tabor, Antti Pajunen, David Yack, Elaiza Benitez, Kylie Kiser, Sarah Jelinek, Emma D’Arcy, and Joel Lindstrom. We review 2019 in business applications, talk about the highlights of the… Continue Reading Joel...

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F&O Enhancements and Managing Change with Sukrut and Satish
Dec20

F&O Enhancements and Managing Change with Sukrut and Satish

This episode is brought to you by D365UG. Today we have a F&O focused episode with MVP Sukrut Parab and Sr. Architect Satish Panwar Discussed in this episode: How the F&O update process works Delaying updates Managing updates during a deployment Feature Management Workspace Dual Write Printing enhancements in F&O Links: Sukrut Parab https://www.linkedin.com/in/sukrut-parab-534ba1a/ … Continue Reading Joel...

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Paul O’Flaherty on The MVP Show
Dec18

Paul O’Flaherty on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/157 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Paul O’Flaherty on The MVP Show Paul O’Flaherty on The MVP Show Full Show notes can be found here: https://www.nz365guy.com/157 MVP Show notes A brief introduction about Paul’s life – originally from the UK, worked in the middle east where he met his wife and moving to New Zealand with Blog...

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Power Automate with Audrie Gordon
Dec16

Power Automate with Audrie Gordon

Full show notes available here: Power Automate with Audrie Gordon TODAY’S GUEST Audrie Gordon Audrie Gordon is a Senior Program Manager on the Power Automate team at Microsoft who is very passionate about the many tools on the Microsoft Power Platform, such as PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, and Power BI. She is also known as Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Power Automate with Audrie Gordon...

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Episode 68: Dear Microsoft…
Dec15

Episode 68: Dear Microsoft…

Since every item in our list to Santa these holidays are all improvements to Microsoft Dynamics 365 we figured it would make more sense to just as Microsoft Directly. So I asked fellow CRM MVPs Chris, Gustaf, and Nick to jump on a mic and share their list LIVE so you can hear our reactions and recommendations to each other and to Microsoft. Guests: Chris Cognetta: 

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Today I will show you how to initiate a manual failover and  how to perform a fallback on your IOT-hub
Dec13

Today I will show you how to initiate a manual failover and how to perform a fallback on your IOT-hub

By default, the IoT Hub service provides intra-region High Availability by implementing redundancies in almost all layers of the service. The SLA published by the IoT Hub service is achieved by making use of these redundancies. No additional work is required by the developers of an IoT solution to take advantage of these High Availability features.Although IoT Hub offers a reasonably high… Continue Reading IOTSOLUTION.SE’s...

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Power Platform Updates and Interview with John Gravely
Dec12

Power Platform Updates and Interview with John Gravely

We’re back! The Power Platform Daily Brief is now just the Power Platform Brief.  We’ll continue to focus on the news and updates related to all thing Microsoft Power Platform and we’re still talking to the interesting people who make this community great. In this episode, we discuss the death of Talent, new connectors, Unified Interface scheduling and we talk to John Gravely about his new… Continue Reading...

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Joel Lindstrom on The MVP Show
Dec11

Joel Lindstrom on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/155 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog https://www.nz365guy.com/joel-lindstrom-on-the-mvp-show/ Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s Permission

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ProdCast: Limit your WIP
Dec10

ProdCast: Limit your WIP

Time for another personal productivity and effectiveness podcast  (brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic), and the goal of this episode is “limit your WIP (work in progress). With due credit to Personal Kanban, WIP is a concept from Kanban that refers to the number of things that you are working on at any one time. In your personal life, it can be easy to say yes to too many things and… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s...

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Effective Partner Consulting with Beth Burrell
Dec09

Effective Partner Consulting with Beth Burrell

Full show notes available here https://www.nz365guy.com/154 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Effective Partner Consulting with Beth Burrell This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr A brief introduction about Beth’s life – where she lives, her experience being a mother What she does when she’s not working Discusses how she got into technology What is it like working in...

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All Your Scrum Team Questions Answered
Dec05

All Your Scrum Team Questions Answered

The topic for this episode is scrum teams. The composition and the characteristics of your scrum team remain fundamental to you having any success with an agile approach when you’re implementing business applications. I recently refreshed the content of the scrum team section in my Scrum for Microsoft Business Apps course. In this refresh, I added a new video which answers frequently asked… Continue Reading Neil...

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Antonio Gilabert on The MVP Show
Dec04

Antonio Gilabert on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Antonio Gilabert on The MVP Show Antonio Gilabert is the CEO at Axazure. The company continues growing, offering the complete suite about Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform, including Customer Engagement, Field Services, Marketing, Talent, Retail and PowerApps, counting on the best professional team. This demonstrates their active position market related to Microsoft Business Applications. Continue...

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SalesSpark with John Gravely
Dec02

SalesSpark with John Gravely

Full show notes available here: SalesSpark with John Gravely TODAY’S GUEST John Gravely John Gravely is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SalesSpark with overall responsibility for sales, marketing, and product management. SalesSpark is John’s 3rd startup in the Dynamics CRM/365 space. John was previously the founder and CEO of ClickDimensions, Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog...

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Episode 67: What every Solution Architect needs to know about Azure
Dec01

Episode 67: What every Solution Architect needs to know about Azure

Microsoft MVPs Antti and Kyle share their best practices and expertise regarding Microsoft Azure capabilities and features that every Solution Architect and Functional Consultant should know. They also talk about their favorite Azure features to enhance Dynamics 365 and what to look forward to in the future. Hosted by: Antti Pajunen: https://twitter.com/anttipajunen Kyle Hill: 

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Leon Tribe on The MVP Show
Nov27

Leon Tribe on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Leon Tribe on The MVP Show Leon Tribe is a senior CRM architect and practice manager. He has been involved in CRM since 2001 and in IT since 1999. He is a certified Scrum Master and has an MBA specialising in management and leadership. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Leon Tribe on The MVP Show Leon Tribe is a senior CRM architect and practice manager. He has been involved in...

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Modern Patterns and Proven Practices With Sean McNellis
Nov26

Modern Patterns and Proven Practices With Sean McNellis

In today’s episode (brought to you by Maplytics by Inogic), we are joined by Sean McNellis, Principal Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft. Sean has worked for Microsoft since the release of CRM 1.0, and in this episode, Shawn talks about proven practices that he is using with enterprise customers. Topics discussed in this episode: What is a PFE How has Sean’s job changed with the move to the… Continue Reading Joel...

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Evolving Business Models for the Microsoft Partner with Anton Sjöstedt and Johan Adenmark
Nov25

Evolving Business Models for the Microsoft Partner with Anton Sjöstedt and Johan Adenmark

Full show notes available here https://www.nz365guy.com/150 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Evolving Business Models for the Microsoft Partner with Anton Sjöstedt and Johan Adenmark Full Show Notes: https://www.nz365guy.com/150 This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr A brief introduction about Johan and Anton’s life – where they live and what they do when not working How they...

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Ivan Ficko on The MVP Show
Nov20

Ivan Ficko on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Ivan Ficko on The MVP Show Ivan Ficko is a Dynamics 365 CE / CRM developer who has been exploring the possibilities of the platform for the last four years. He started his career as a web developer, but he was interested in the field of business applications, and business apps became his passion since then. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Ivan Ficko on The MVP Show Ivan...

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What is a #PowerAddict with Vivek Bavishi
Nov20

What is a #PowerAddict with Vivek Bavishi

This episode is brought to you by Power Platform UG. Microsoft is giving away Surface earbuds to one lucky listener–register at https://aka.ms/PodcastSweepstakes for your chance to win. This is our last episode from Microsoft Ignite 2019, and today we talk with Vivek Bavishi (That API Guy) about what it means to be a #PowerAddict and best practices for development of Power Apps. Topics… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s...

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ISV Partner and Microsoft with Ewan Dalton
Nov18

ISV Partner and Microsoft with Ewan Dalton

Full show notes available here: ISV Partner and Microsoft with Ewan Dalton TODAY’S GUEST Ewan Dalton Ewan Dalton is a Partner Business Development Manager, working to build cloud-based offerings, especially in business applications – Microsoft Dynamic 365 and Azure. Based in the UK but work with partners across the globe. He is also a Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog ISV Partner and...

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Episode 66: New API Limits, New Portal Licensing, and more
Nov17

Episode 66: New API Limits, New Portal Licensing, and more

Microsoft announced some new limitations being placed on API calls and Portal visits/logins, so I invited two CRM MVPs to discuss these changes and whether organizations are on a collision course with skyrocketing licensing costs or whether they should celebrate these changes. My guests: Gustaf Westerlund: https://twitter.com/crmgustaf Nicholas Hayduk: https://twitter.com/Engineered_Code   … Continue Reading Gus Gonzalez’s...

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Introducing Power Automate with Stephen Siciliano
Nov13

Introducing Power Automate with Stephen Siciliano

This is our second episode recorded at the Microsoft Ignite podcast center. Today’s guest is Stephen Siciliano, Principal Group PM for Power Automate. MVP Jerry Weinstock also joins us to discuss his white paper “A guide to building enterprise-ready flows.”  During Ignite 2019, Microsoft announced the rebranding of Microsoft Flow as Power Automate. During this episode, we delve into the… Continue Reading Joel...

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Christopher Cognetta on The MVP Show
Nov13

Christopher Cognetta on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/147 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Christopher Cognetta on The MVP Show Christopher Cognetta is the Director, Microsoft Platforms for Campus Management. Based in Tampa, Florida, originally from New York, and grew up in South Florida. He is also the Vice President of Tampa Community, formerly known as Tampadev. Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith...

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Business Leadership in Power Platform Consulting with Kathrine Hogseth
Nov11

Business Leadership in Power Platform Consulting with Kathrine Hogseth

Full show notes available here Business Leadership in Power Platform Consulting with Kathrine Hogseth This show is presented in partnership with Maptaskr Kathrine’s brief introduction about her life – born in Norway, lives in Stockholm, Sweden with her family for 29 years Talks about what her family loves to do together Introduces the best destination to visit in Sweden and Norway A short introduction Continue Reading Mark...

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