Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 UR9 (a.k.a “R8”) Beta is here!

Today I’m proud to announce the availability of beta version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 UR9 or Q2 2012 Service Update or “R8”. Call it what you want but it is here! The beta release only includes on-premises version of the next release of CRM. This release includes support for multiple browser types and many…


TechEd NA 2011 Session Recording: CRM and SharePoint

My session titled “Integrating Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online” from TechEd North America 2011 was recorded and can be viewed on-demand at the link posted below. Source code of all my demos in this session is available here: Source Code from my TechEd OSP309 Session. I also found out that John Anderson…


MSDN Webcast: Integrating SharePoint 2010 and CRM 2011 Online

Updated: 23rd February 2011 – This webcast was recorded and can be viewed on-demand here: You can view the slides used in this webcast using the PPT Web App at the bottom of this post. Also please note that the BCS connector shown in the webcast is not supported by the CRM support team….


Dynamics CRM 2011 Developer Training Kit

I’m very excited to announce the availability of Dynamics CRM 2011 Developer Training Kit. It’s a great collection of materials that allows .NET developers to learn the development features of Dynamics CRM and helps them build applications using Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and CRM Online. Download the training kit here: Dynamics CRM 2011 Developer Training…


Building a CRM 2011 Virtual Machine–Video Walkthrough

In this video, David Yack walks through the process of setting up a all-in-one CRM 2011 Virtual Machine from the ground up. Of course CRMOnline is a great way to build your demos and prototypes however there are scenarios where  you’ll need a virtual machine. This is especially true for pro developers who’d find a…


CRM 2011 Launch

CRM 2011 is almost here. Please mark your calendar and attend the global virtual launch event on Thursday, January 20th, 2011 at 9am PST as Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer introduces Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. With the launch of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2011 in 40 markets and 41 languages, CRM Online will be more interesting…


Listing your App in the Dynamics Marketplace

In this video Dan Bien, Principal Program Manager from the CRM team walks through the list of steps required to list your CRM 2011 App in the Dynamics Marketplace. Most of the steps are for first time partners. Existing Dynamics partners may be able to skip some of the steps that Dan mentions. We look…


Professional Developer’s Conference (PDC10) is here

PDC10 kicks off Thursday, October 28, on Microsoft’s Redmond campus. Previously, the Developer & Platform Evangelism (DPE) event was held at much larger venues such as the Los Angeles Convention Center. This year, we decided to bring PDC to our own backyard. Although the conference will be smaller and more intimate, we are using own…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Beta is here

Today we are happy to announce the beta release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (formerly CRM ‘5’) to partners and customers. This release is on track with the announcements we made at WPC regarding the beta availability.The press release detailing the release and features/capabilities of CRM 2011 can be found here: At DPE, we…