New Program for Business Applications ISVs

Note that this blog post was original posted to: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/new-program-business-applications-isvs-steven-guggenheimer   The growth of data and the evolution of software as a service (SaaS) applications is driving digital feedback loops that are changing how people do their work and drive their businesses. We’ve been through many iterations of both our infrastructure and our approach to building…


Channel integration in Unified Service Desk

Channel Integration Framework (CIF) is an extensible framework to integrate third-party channel providers with D365 Unified Interface Apps using a browser-based JavaScript API library. Read more about Dynamics 365 Channel Integration Framework. If you have already developed a cloud-based channel using the Channel Integration Framework APIs, then in this blog I will explain how you…


Building Microservices, Disaster Recovery with Data Export Service and More, on The Friday Five!

Disaster recovery with Data Export Service and Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Marius Agur Lind is a business applications MVP who lives in Norway. He is a freelance consultant helping businesses solve their needs through intelligent processes implemented in the Microsoft stack, with a focus on Dynamics 365 customer engagement. In his spare time, he runs the Dynamics 365…


Release Notes for Project Service Automation Update Release 12, V2.4.9.70

Applies to: Project Service Automation for Dynamics 365 We’re pleased to announce the latest update for the Project Service Automation application for Dynamics 365. This release includes bug fixes.  This release is compatible with Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x. To update to this release, visit the Admin Center for Dynamics 365 online,…


DynamicsPerf 2.10 Installation for Dynamics 365 Local Business Data (On Prem) / Dynamics AX

INTRODUCTION Please be sure to install the core components of Performance Analyzer for Microsoft Dynamics before completing this guide. https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/axinthefield/dynamicsperf-2-10-deployment-guide/ The Performance Analyzer is delivered as a SQL Server solution and consists of a number of collectors as SQL jobs, X++ classes, VB scripts and performance counters. It also includes a set of sample SQL…


Accelerating the ISV Opportunity

Microsoft has a rich history as a platform company that focuses on the creation of healthy ecosystems based on partnering with hardware and software companies in ways that provide for mutual success.  Having spent close to 10 years leading our efforts across our hardware (OEM) and software (ISV) ecosystems, I know first-hand how hard we…


Release Notes for Universal Resource Scheduling, November 2018, (UR 2)

Applies to Universal Resource Scheduling solution (version 3.2.0.xx), Field Service application (version 8.2.x.xx), Project Service Automation application (version 3.2.0.xx) On Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x) We’re pleased to announce the latest update to Universal Resource Scheduling, powering the Customer Service, Field Service, and Project Service Automation applications for Dynamics 365. This release includes improvements to quality, performance, and usability, and…


Release Notes for Universal Resource Scheduling, November 2018, (UR 10)

Applies to Universal Resource Scheduling solution (version 2.4.6.xx), Field Service application (version 7.5.4.xx), Project Service Automation application (version 2.4.7.xx) On Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x (web client) We’re pleased to announce the latest update to Universal Resource Scheduling, powering the Field Service and Project Service Automation applications for Dynamics 365. This release includes improvements to quality, performance, and usability, and…


Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement – OrgDBOrgSettings configurations might affect instance size/storage

Hi all- Many of you would be interested in finding out what’s driving storage consumption of you Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement instance. Some would think it’s largely data for entities, i.e. Account, Contact, Lead, Opportunity, Custom etc. Which is true to a large extent but with few exceptions. Organization database also holds system data linked…


Check out this week’s Friday Five on Dev Day Belgium, GDPR, and More!

A Raspberry PI Motion Detector With Azure Integration Blaize Stewart is an IT Verasatilist with a broad background, specializing in open source software, MS Azure, and all things containers. Blaize has been interested in software computers since childhood. He wrote his first program in second grade in second grade and built his first LAN in third…