Exploring sharing capabilities in Dynamics 365 CRM sales forecasting


Introduction:

The sales forecasting feature in Dynamics 365 CRM provides the ability to your organization for predicting the revenue that can be generated in a given time frame. When configured correctly sales forecasting plays a key role while predicting the overall success of the organization.

Recently, I was configuring sales forecast in Dynamics 365 trial 2022 wave1 enabled environment. There I came across many enhancements. And one such interesting feature is “Sharing the sales forecast with another user” which may be within the user hierarchy or outside the hierarchy sharing.

Scenario:

Open the Sales Hub app –> navigate to App Settings –> Forecast configurations –> open any existing forecast set in your organization.

Let’s say I have the below user hierarchy set in my organization (used for demonstration):

Dynamics 365 CRM sales forecasting

Sharing within the hierarchy:

For example, “Alan Cook”, the Sales Manager wants one of his direct reportee, “Chris Brown”, to manage the forecasts while he is…



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Inogic is one of the leading Microsoft Dynamics 365 ISV since 10+ years. Its flagship product Maplytics™ is a market leading certified (CfMD) geo-analytical mapping app. Maplytics empowers Dynamics CRM users across industries with the power of geographical data visualization, route optimization and along the route search with turn-by-turn directions, appointment planner, locational search by radius and shapes with drill-down filters and color-coded pushpins, heat maps, shape layers & territory management.
 
Inogic is renowned for its high quality and low-cost offshore development services and productivity apps like InoLink: QuickBooks + Dynamics CRM, User Adoption Monitor, Attach2Dynamics, Alerts4Dynamics Click2Export, Click2Clone, Kanban Board, SharePoint Security Sync, Lead Automation & Distribution, Map My Relationships, Auto Tax Calculator, Subscription and Recurring Billing and Marketing4Dynamics.

Author: Inogic

Inogic is one of the leading Microsoft Dynamics 365 ISV since 10+ years. Its flagship product Maplytics™ is a market leading certified (CfMD) geo-analytical mapping app. Maplytics empowers Dynamics CRM users across industries with the power of geographical data visualization, route optimization and along the route search with turn-by-turn directions, appointment planner, locational search by radius and shapes with drill-down filters and color-coded pushpins, heat maps, shape layers & territory management.   Inogic is renowned for its high quality and low-cost offshore development services and productivity apps like InoLink: QuickBooks + Dynamics CRM, User Adoption Monitor, Attach2Dynamics, Alerts4Dynamics Click2Export, Click2Clone, Kanban Board, SharePoint Security Sync, Lead Automation & Distribution, Map My Relationships, Auto Tax Calculator, Subscription and Recurring Billing and Marketing4Dynamics.

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