Hitting the High Notes with Samuel Smith
Jul11

Hitting the High Notes with Samuel Smith

Mark and Iain welcome Samuel Smith onto the podcast.  Find out if we got the Tenor to sign the Wave 2 Release notes and listen to Sams journey into the world of consultancy.   Find Sam Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/samuel-smith-a75561125/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/Samsingersmith The post Hitting the High Notes with Samuel Smith appeared first on PowerPlatform Podcast. Continue Reading...

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We react to the Power Platform and Dynamics 365 Release Plan Wave 2
Jul08

We react to the Power Platform and Dynamics 365 Release Plan Wave 2

MVP’s Shawn Tabor and Joel Lindstrom review the top announcements in the Power Platform and Dynamics 365 Release Notes Wave 2. Power Apps Portals PCF Controls Model-driven search enhancements Canvas pages Power Automate Power Virtual Agent Dynamics 365 Sales Dynamics 365 Marketing Customer Insights Dynamics 365 Service Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom’s Article on their blog We react to the Power Platform and Dynamics 365...

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Deepak Agarwal on The MVP Show
Jul08

Deepak Agarwal on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/215 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Deepak Agarwal on The MVP Show Deepak Agarwal is a Microsoft Business Application MVP and Project Lead working with leading Microsoft Partners. An excellent architect when it’s comes to solution design and always passionate about learning something new in the world of Dynamics 365. He is an active MVP since...

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Configure Accounts payable overview
Jul07

Configure Accounts payable overview

Prerequisites for Accounts payable setup Before you can set up Accounts payable, you must complete the following setup: In General ledger:If you plan to use payment journals, set up payment journals.If you plan to run exchange rate adjustments, set up currency codes on the Currencies page, set up exchange rate types on the Exchange rate types page, and set up currency exchange rates on… Continue Reading IOTSOLUTION.SE’s...

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Power Platform and Education with Lauren Taylor
Jul06

Power Platform and Education with Lauren Taylor

Full show notes available here https://www.nz365guy.com/214 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog https://www.nz365guy.com/power-platform-and-education-with-lauren-taylor/ Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s Permission

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Training, Certifiaction, and Brain Dumps with Julie Yack

Julie Yack joins CRM Audio today to talk about brain dumps, and why you should avoid them when studying for Microsoft certification exams.  Brain dumps are unauthorized copies of certification test questions and answers. If you use brain dumps you are violating the terms of your certification, and you are selling yourself short. Julie talks about how Microsoft’s certification and training… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom,...

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Steven Renders on The MVP Show
Jul01

Steven Renders on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Steven Renders on The MVP Show Steven Renders is a trainer/consultant with skills spanning business and technical domains, with more than 20 years of experience. He provides training and consultancy focused on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Power BI. In addition to that, Steven is a Partner at Plataan.tv, based in Belgium. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog...

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Regional Government Emergency Response and Monitoring Solution with Sangya Singh
Jun29

Regional Government Emergency Response and Monitoring Solution with Sangya Singh

Full show notes available here: https://www.nz365guy.com/212 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Regional Government Emergency Response and Monitoring Solution with Sangya Singh Sangya Singh is a Chief Experience Officer and Growth Strategist for Microsoft Power Platform. Her engineering team is responsible for Shared Experiences, Industry Solutions and User Community across Power Platform. Seasoned...

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Episode 82: Alarming Signs of Low User Adoption
Jun28

Episode 82: Alarming Signs of Low User Adoption

In this episode we discuss the alarming signs of low user adoption and discuss how we can handle them. The article reviewed in this episode: https://academy.whatfix.com/alarming-signs-crm-is-underutilized-and-how-to-deal-with-it/ Continue Reading Gus Gonzalez’s Article on their blog CRM MVP Podcast: Episode 82: Alarming Signs of Low User Adoption In this episode we discuss the alarming signs of low user adoption and discuss how...

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Field Service Mobile with Dian Taylor

In this episode, Shawn is joined by Dian Taylor, Director – TMC for Business Apps with RSM US to talk all about Field Service Mobile!  They talk about the key differences between the two apps (1st party Microsoft and the Microsoft Field Service Woodford based app), where there is a fit for both and what the future holds for the new Field Service Mobile app!  Dian and Shawn also talk about… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom, Shawn...

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Stefano Demiliani on The MVP Show
Jun24

Stefano Demiliani on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Stefano Demiliani on The MVP Show Stefano Demiliani is a Microsoft MVP in Business Applications, a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, a certified Azure solution architect and DevOps Engineer, and a long-time expert on different Microsoft technologies. He has a master’s degree in computer engineering from Politecnico di Torino. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog...

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Personal Branding and Technology with Dux Raymond Sy
Jun22

Personal Branding and Technology with Dux Raymond Sy

Full show notes available here https://www.nz365guy.com/210 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Personal Branding and Technology with Dux Raymond Sy Life and family background of Dux Raymond Sy Hobbies and what his family enjoy doing when not working Dux’s thoughts about what is going to happen after the COVID19 crisis The impact of COVID19 Crisis on the upcoming events and gatherings Talks about...

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At Your Service: Preview features in field service

In this episode, Shawn (@crmhobbit) and Sarah (@SarahJND) talk about how to access Public Preview features within Dynamics 365 Field Service as well as how to enable the new Schedule Board, currently in Public Preview. Watch this episode on the CRMHobbit YouTube channel (demo enabling the new Schedule Board at the 9:30 mark) : https://youtu.be/gohUVmO5vKc How to install preview features for… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom,...

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Advice if your business applications career is impacted by a recession

For this special episode, I asked 15 industry leaders how they were coping with the coronavirus restrictions and what advice they’d give to their younger selves if their career was affected by the impacts of an economic recession. James PhillipsSarah CritchleyKathrine HogsethNeil ParkhurstMohamed MostafaElaiza BenitezDian TaylorLeon TribeFrieda MaherDalia RaphaelAndrew BibbyLisa CrosbieCedrick… Continue Reading ‘s...

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Jeevarajan Kumar on The MVP Show
Jun17

Jeevarajan Kumar on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/209 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog https://www.nz365guy.com/jeevarajan-kumar-on-the-mvp-show/ Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s Permission

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Dynamics 365 Sales and Operations Application with Muhammad Alam
Jun15

Dynamics 365 Sales and Operations Application with Muhammad Alam

Full show notes available here: Dynamics 365 Sales and Operations Application with Muhammad Alam is the General Manager responsible for the Operations (ERP) applications in Dynamics 365. He is responsible for end-to-end product strategy, development and service operations for various applications within the Dynamics 365 portfolio. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Dynamics 365 Sales and Operations...

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Episode 81: 10 things every Functional Consultant SHOULD KNOW
Jun14

Episode 81: 10 things every Functional Consultant SHOULD KNOW

When it comes to becoming or being a Dynamics 365 Consultant, and more specifically a Functional Consultant, there are a few things you should know. So, I put a list together of 10 things a Functional Consultant should know, and if they know these things they can get a job as a Functional Consultant pretty much anywhere! I hope this episode does two things: It helps current Functional… Continue Reading Gus Gonzalez’s...

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Amazing Apps Show trailer

Welcome to the new Amazing Apps Show. This episode is a bonus episode for previous subscribers of the Scrum Dynamics podcast explaining the reasons behind the name change and gives you a sneak preview of the new theme music. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/amazingapps) Continue Reading Neil Benson’s Article on their blog No Title No Description Blog Syndicated with Neil Benson’s...

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Tatiana Pupko on The MVP Show
Jun10

Tatiana Pupko on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/207 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog https://www.nz365guy.com/tatiana-pupko-on-the-mvp-show/ Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s Permission

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Membership and The Ongoing Transaction with Robbie Baxter
Jun08

Membership and The Ongoing Transaction with Robbie Baxter

Full show notes available here Membership and The Ongoing Transaction with Robbie Baxter Robbie Baxter’s life, family, educational and career background The effect of COVID-19 globally – change s happening all over the world As the writer of the book and the benefit of the book she published – The Membership Economy Areas where she sees “The Membership Economy” is for How the book she wrote applies to the...

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Stefan Strube on The MVP Show
Jun03

Stefan Strube on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/205 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog https://www.nz365guy.com/stefan-strube-on-the-mvp-show/ Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s Permission

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Mercury XRM with Chris Kendrick
Jun01

Mercury XRM with Chris Kendrick

Chris Kendrick is the founder and CEO of Mercury XRM, who develop recruitment software on Dynamics 365 Sales. We discuss parsing resumes (and fine-tuning your own resume), as well as entity model designs, ISV product development, implementation approaches, remote training and user adoption incentives. Full show notes at https://customery.com/49. Continue Reading Neil Benson’s Article on their blog Mercury XRM with Chris Kendrick...

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Power Automate as a Platform with Sunay Vaishnav
Jun01

Power Automate as a Platform with Sunay Vaishnav

Full show notes available here: Power Automate as a Platform with Sunay Vaishnav TODAY’S GUEST Sunay Vaishnav A coffee aficionado, Monsteristi, Loves working with cloud, automation and AI – Sunay Vaishnav, the Product Manager on the Power Automate team in Microsoft’s Business Application Platform group. Sunay has a lot of experience with a number of Azure services and Power Platform offerings. Continue Reading Mark...

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Teams + Power Platform as a platform
May31

Teams + Power Platform as a platform

At Build 2020, Microsoft highlighted Microsoft Teams as a platform, and announced lots of new enhancements to the integration between Power Platform and teams, including making it easier to build Power Automate flows for Teams and integrate model-driven apps with Teams, and more easily publish Power Virtual Agents with Teams. … Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom, Shawn Tabor, George Doubinski, Matthew C Anderson, Mark Smi’s...

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Episode 80: Here's why you should NOT become an MVP
May31

Episode 80: Here's why you should NOT become an MVP

For our 3rd Anniversary episode, I wanted to talk about changes that I’ve seen over the last 3 years and share my thoughts around why some people should not become a Microsoft MVP. I also talk about Impostor Syndrome and what can you deal with it. Jonny Kim: https://www.nasa.gov/astronauts/biographies/jonny-kim/biography Continue Reading Gus Gonzalez’s Article on their blog CRM MVP Podcast: Episode 80: Here’s why you...

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Talking Baws…. With Thomas Sandsor
May28

Talking Baws…. With Thomas Sandsor

Mark & Iain have a chat with Thomas about Football, Futsal and Beech Soccer. Why did he choose to play for Norway and not the USA? Find Thomas here or Google Him About me Thomas Sandsør from Norway. Been working with Microsoft CRM (yes I still call it CRM) since 2007. I worked about 8 years as a consultant/architect, before I was asked to work for Microsoft building the partner channel for CRM. After 2 years at Microsoft I got the...

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Tomasz Poszytek on The MVP Show
May27

Tomasz Poszytek on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/203 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Tomasz Poszytek on The MVP Show Tomasz Poszytek – Expert in enabling organizations to work more effectively, helping them to achieve it by leveraging their effectiveness through their business processes digitalization and optimization. He has lots of experience in Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate,...

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Marketing – Community and Tattoos with Emma D’Arcy
May25

Marketing – Community and Tattoos with Emma D’Arcy

Full show notes available here https://www.nz365guy.com/202 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Marketing – Community and Tattoos with Emma D’Arcy A Brief Introduction about Emma D’Arcy’s personal, educational and career Background How Emma spends her time during her free time and her hobbies Talks about how Emma started working with technology Emma’s community involvement...

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At Your Service: Pandemia and Customer Service
May25

At Your Service: Pandemia and Customer Service

In this episode, Shawn & Sarah talk about the pandemic and how it has affected opportunities to present to the community.   Sarah discusses a virtual session she held at D365UG Focus on optimizing Customer Service implementations and the blog article that supports it: Create a case with the email body in the Case description field in Dynamics 365 Background Automatic record creation in Dynamics 365 Customer Service has been...

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Role of Solution Architect in Power Platform Projects
May23

Role of Solution Architect in Power Platform Projects

This is a special episode of CRM Audio with MVP’s Gus Gonzalez, Neil Benson, and Joel Lindstrom. In this episode we dig into what the role of solution architect means and how it has changed in Power Platform projects with the shift to agile deployment methodologies. This episode is being simultaneously released on their podcasts, the CRM MVP Podcast and Scrum Dynamics, and I encourage you to… Continue Reading Joel...

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Sukrut Parab on The MVP Show
May20

Sukrut Parab on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/201 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Sukrut Parab on The MVP Show Sukrut Parab is a Microsoft Business Applications MVP and the Senior Technical Architect working with Hitachi Solutions America Ltd based out in Los Angeles, USA. He is working with F&O (Formerly Dynamics AX) since the last 12+ years. Sukrut’s strong focus is on the technical...

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Integration of PowerApps and Power Automate with Microsoft Teams with Stuart Ridout
May18

Integration of PowerApps and Power Automate with Microsoft Teams with Stuart Ridout

Full show notes available here: https://www.nz365guy.com/200 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Integration of PowerApps and Power Automate with Microsoft Teams with Stuart Ridout TODAY’S GUEST Stuart Ridout Stuart Ridout is a Customer Success Manager at Microsoft specializing in modern workplace transformation. He’s an experienced digital transformation leader, strategist, and agent of...

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Agile Architects with Gus Gonzalez and Joel Lindstrom
May17

Agile Architects with Gus Gonzalez and Joel Lindstrom

I’m joined by Gus Gonzalez and Joel Lindstrom to discuss the role of solution architects in agile teams implementing Microsoft Business Applications. For full show notes visit: https://customery.com/50. Continue Reading Neil Benson’s Article on their blog Agile Architects with Gus Gonzalez and Joel Lindstrom I’m joined by Gus Gonzalez and Joel Lindstrom to discuss the role of solution architects in agile teams...

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Episode 79: Solution Architect's role in 'Agile' implementations
May17

Episode 79: Solution Architect's role in 'Agile' implementations

Depending on where you work as a Solution Architect you might be expected to be involved with a project from begining to end, or maybe just for bits and pieces during the project execution. Neil Benson, a Microsoft MVP and Agile Implementation expert invited me and Joel Lindstrom to discuss the role of a Solution Architect within the projects we normally implement. From small to large… Continue Reading Gus Gonzalez’s...

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André Arnaud de Calavon on The MVP Show
May13

André Arnaud de Calavon on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/199 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog https://www.nz365guy.com/andre-arnaud-de-calavon-on-the-mvp-show/ Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s Permission

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Planting the seed
May12

Planting the seed

Mark and NEW Biz Apps MVP Iain chat with Elaiza Benitez & Alison Mulligan about their plant based diets and how they manage this at events. Twitter Tweets by benitezhere Tweets by AMulligan365     The post Planting the seed appeared first on PowerPlatform Podcast. Continue Reading Themarkchristie’s Article on their blog Planting the seed | PowerPlatform Podcast Mark and NEW Biz Apps MVP Iain chat with Elaiza...

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Design Architecture for Low-Code No-Code using CDS with Srikumar Nair
May11

Design Architecture for Low-Code No-Code using CDS with Srikumar Nair

Full show notes available here: Design Architecture for Low-Code No-Code using CDS with Srikumar Nair TODAY’S GUEST Srikumar Nair Srikumar Nair (Sri) is a Principal Group Program Manager on the Common Data Service which is the bedrock of PowerPlatform. Sri started his career as a developer building business applications and then moved in Windows Operating systems engineering. Over his professional career spanning 19 years,...

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Mohammad Reza Dorrani on The MVP Show
May06

Mohammad Reza Dorrani on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/197 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Mohammad Reza Dorrani on The MVP Show Mohammad Reza Dorrani is a Microsoft Business Applications MVP & Principal consultant at Catapult Systems, with over 12+ years of experience with demonstrated ability to design and lead the implementation of enterprise applications. He is a Microsoft Power Apps &...

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Power Apps prototyping with Clément Olivier
May04

Power Apps prototyping with Clément Olivier

My guest is Clément Olivier from Javista in Nantes, France. Clément was recently awarded a Power Platform FastTrack Recognized Solution Architect designation. He was one of 8 first-time Power Apps architects and 5 Power BI architects to be recognised, in addition to a new group of Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations and Customer Engagement architects. It’s a recognition from the Microsoft… Continue Reading Neil...

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Dynamics 365 Sales Application with Amit Sivan
May04

Dynamics 365 Sales Application with Amit Sivan

Full show notes available here: https://www.nz365guy.com/192 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Dynamics 365 Sales Application with Amit Sivan TODAY’S GUEST Amit Sivan Amit Sivan is the Principal Group Product Manager at Microsoft. He has Strong analytical and demonstrated project management skills, as well as thorough working knowledge of System Development Life Cycle. Ability to gather, analyze...

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Episode 78: Hardcore Business Thinking (Part 2)
May04

Episode 78: Hardcore Business Thinking (Part 2)

This is part two of my review of businessThink, a book that transformed my career as a Solution Architect. I thought I could review the book and give you a ton of examples and best practices within an hour or so, and by the time I stopped recording more than 3 hours had gone by. This episode is Part 2 of 2, and it focuses on the last 4 rules described in the book. These rules will make you a… Continue Reading Gus...

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Kelly Kane on The MVP Show
Apr29

Kelly Kane on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/195 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Kelly Kane on The MVP Show Kelly Kane is a Microsoft MVP whose passion is helping new users. As part of this passion, she hosts a webinar series called AX for Dummies and writes a blog called AX Soup. Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s...

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Presales and Extracting IP with Brad Koontz
Apr27

Presales and Extracting IP with Brad Koontz

Full show notes available here https://www.nz365guy.com/198 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog Presales and Extracting IP with Brad Koontz A brief introduction about Brad Koontz personal, family and career background Describes what is Atlanta famous for – a good place to visit Talks about how Brad spends his time with his family An introduction about Pre-sales and how important Pre-sale is in his...

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Justin Carter on The MVP Show
Apr22

Justin Carter on The MVP Show

Full show notes available https://www.nz365guy.com/193 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog https://www.nz365guy.com/justin-carter-on-the-mvp-show/ Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s Permission

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PowerApps Component Framework on PowerApps with Greg Hurlman
Apr20

PowerApps Component Framework on PowerApps with Greg Hurlman

Full show notes available here: https://www.nz365guy.com/188 Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog PowerApps Component Framework on PowerApps with Greg Hurlman is a New Yorker by birth, a Seattleite by happenstance, and a web developer for as long as there’s been a web to develop on-from PERL and VBScript then to .NET and TypeScript now. Blog Syndicated with Mark Smith nz365guy’s...

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Whats the Virtual Power Group
Apr20

Whats the Virtual Power Group

Listen to Mark and Iain talk to the founders of the Virtual Power Group https://VirtualPowerGroup.co.uk Tweets by VirtualPowerGrp The post Whats the Virtual Power Group appeared first on PowerPlatform Podcast. Continue Reading Themarkchristie’s Article on their blog Whats the Virtual Power Group | PowerPlatform Podcast Listen to Mark and Iain talk to the founders of the Virtual Power Group https://VirtualPowerGroup.co.uk…...

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Episode 77: Hardcore Business Thinking (Part 1)
Apr19

Episode 77: Hardcore Business Thinking (Part 1)

This is part one of my review of businessThink, a book that transformed my career as a Solution Architect. I thought I could review the book and give you a ton of examples and best practices within an hour or so, and by the time I stopped recording more than 3 hours had gone by. This episode is Part 1 of 2, and it focuses on the first 4 rules described in the book. These rules will make you a… Continue Reading Gus...

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When to Use Scrum for Microsoft Business Apps
Apr17

When to Use Scrum for Microsoft Business Apps

Is Scrum the best approach to use for every Microsoft Business Application? No! Join me, as we explore the Stacey and Cynefin models that help us make judgements about which types of applications are suited to a Scrum approach and which aren’t.  Continue Reading Neil Benson’s Article on their blog When to Use Scrum for Microsoft Business Apps Is Scrum the best approach to use for every Microsoft Business Application? No!...

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Dr Ludwig Reinhard on The MVP Show
Apr15

Dr Ludwig Reinhard on The MVP Show

Full show notes available Dr Ludwig Reinhard on The MVP Show Dr Ludwig Reinhard is a Dynamics 365FO/AX solution architect living in Germany. His specialization is in the finance and accounting area. A bachelor’s degree holder in Business Administration, an MBA and a PhD in Finance. In addition to that, Ludwig is a Microsoft MVP for business applications since 2017. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their...

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The Latest Improvements of CDS CDM and Data with Maya Dumesh
Apr13

The Latest Improvements of CDS CDM and Data with Maya Dumesh

Full show notes available here: The Latest Improvements of CDS CDM and Data with Maya Dumesh TODAY’S GUEST Maya Dumesh Maya Dumesh is the Program Manager for data, search and reporting functions for CDS (Common Data Service) which is used as the native backend for the Power Platform family of products. Continue Reading Mark Smith nz365guy’s Article on their blog The Latest Improvements of CDS CDM and Data with Maya Dumesh...

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