Dynamics 365 Monthly Update-November 2017

Quick Links: Featured News | Updates and Releases | Additional News | Training Corner Featured News Security Enhancements Announcement for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Government By default, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Government sets a user session timeout of 8 hours. A user is not required to log in with their credentials for up to 8 hours regardless…


Dynamics 365 Monthly Update-October 2017

Quick Links: Featured News | Updates and Releases | Additional News | Training Corner Featured News Microsoft Dynamics 365 (online) 9.0 Release is now available Microsoft is excited to announce that the Dynamics 365 (online) 9.0 (also known as the July 2017 update) is available for trial and purchase! Stay tuned for information about when…


Dynamics 365 Monthly Update-September 2017

Featured News Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Connection Security Beginning with the July 2017 update for Dynamics 365 online (version 9.0 of the Customer Engagement platform), Microsoft will require connections to customer engagement applications to utilize Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 or better. TLS is a protocol that is an industry standard designed to protect the…


What does a Dynamics CRM Administrator do?

Dynamics CRM is an application layer software that sits on top of and integrates with a technology stack that includes other server roles (Active directory, SQL server, Exchange server, SharePoint server,…). Most IT Departments will have clearly defined roles and tasks for each technology server that are well documented and carried out by the technology…

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“Workflows and Dialogs” upper limit has been removed

With Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online there was a limit to the number of “workflows and dialogues” you can create of 200, along with entities of 300. You could find information about their usage in the Resources In Use page for your deployment (Administration/Settings/Resources in use) that looked like below: In Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2015…

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Customers’ choices… The most popular "Dynamics CRM in the Field" technical blog posts from Premier Field Engineering!

The CRM Premier Field Engineering content team feel customers can benefit from knowing what technical content we have provided that has been most popular with customers; ranked by number of page views. We included the top 10 posts for each of the last three years to cover all of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM versions still…

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PFE Dynamics @ Convergence 2015

For those attending Convergence 2015 in Atlanta, GA next week, I wanted to let you know that we will have members of the PFE Dynamics team there presenting some great content.  In addition, make sure to follow @PFEDynamics on Twitter to get updates on other PFE Dynamics activities at Convergence.  Below is a list of…

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CRM 2015 Upgrade: A Few Things You Can Prepare Ahead of Time

CRM 2015, which had been referred to as Vega or v7, offers some exciting new features and enhancements. Some customers, especially on premise customers, are interested to know what they can prepare ahead of time to make their upgrade process faster, more efficient, and improve user experience. This blog post covers a few items that…

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The Dangers of Guid.NewGuid();

Microsoft Dynamics CRM uses GUIDs as their primary key for the entity’s SQL table.  Using GUIDs as a primary key is usually not the best item due the random sequence of numbers and letters.  The Dynamics platform has an algorithm that generates GUIDs in sequential order.  This special GUID enables the SQL Server to index…