The First 2 Accelerators for Dynamics CRM 4.0 are live

Today the first of the much anticipated Accelerators for Microsoft Dynamics CRM are available for download: https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/newsevents/news/MD_CRM_Accelerators You will need to have access to Partner Source to gain access to these & the other Accelerators as they are made available. This page will hold all the Accelerator related content including presentations and technical information. I…

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Podcast 5.0 – Sara Ford

Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting Sara Ford – renown for her daily Visual Studio Tips & tricks on her blog. Today she releases her first book: Visual Studio Tips – 251 Ways to improve your Productivity She will be at PDC signing copies of her book & as all proceeds from the sale…

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Liberation Day!!

It’s true! The rumors I heard a while back have been confirmed… Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is coming to Australia!! Not only is he going to be here – but he is also going to be hosting a Live Web Rally! The Event is going to be held on the 6th of November and promises…

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Don’t Dream it – Be it!

Tonight I was chatting with David Musgrave – Microsoft’s resident GP expert who quite rightly was on his soapbox about the lack of training afforded to ERP developers! As he says in his post: So, invest in your people and the skills they need.  The investment will be returned many times over and your projects…

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SQL Code Camp 2008

Last Weekend I ventured down to Charles Sturt University at Wagga Wagga to attend the annual SQL Code Camp. For those of you who knew me then, you may realise that this trip was almost like facing a fear!! If you haven’t heard all about it – you can see my previous blog posts here…

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Busy Bees!

The Dynamics team have been busy bees lately! CRM 4.0 BizTalk Adapter Now Available The long awaited revision of the Biztalk adapter that was available for CRM 3.0 has now been released. It supports both 32-bit and 64-bit deployments, form-based authentication and multi-tenancy installations. The Adapter Can be downloaded here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=ABD3BB9E-A59A-4EB6-8DE8-FB25B77926D7&displaylang=en The Accelerators are coming!!…

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Less than 4 weeks to PDC!!

I mentioned a while back on my blog that I was hoping to get to PDC this year, especially because I wanted to get along to the Women Build Pre conference event. Now in the midst of the craziness of the last few months, I did actually register, book accommodation & pay to go back…

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NAV 2009 Launch

Today I was lucky enough to attend the Sydney launch event for NAV 2009. From my perspective I expect an ERP system to do the basic accounting processes and when I evaluate it – I look for the value adds & differentiation factors. Looking at NAV 2009 today there were a few stand out features:…

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