From my Daily Reading List ~ Finding and Nurturing Mentors

I have a number of web sites marked to be read in a week. Besides the blogs they include my Twitter and Facebook streams, and my work news stream. Keeping up with them is near impossible and there are many days when I don’t get through the material presented. I really try to cherry-pick the…

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Microsoft Dynamics Most Influential People Top 100

Wow, I made it into the DynamicsWorld.co.uk’s Microsoft Dynamics Most Influential People Top 100. The Most Influential People in Microsoft Dynamics for 2011 is based on a number of criteria, and with more than 25000 unique voters and more than 500 000 votes in total the annual list is now firmly established in the Microsoft…

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Introducing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Claims-based Authentication

The IFD team and I just updated Configuring IFD with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 based on reader feedback. Included is a new video by Henning Petersen called Introducing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Claims-based Authentication: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Claims-based Authentication This is an updated video demonstrating how-to configure the RTM CRM 2011 deployment with Claims…

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Richard Knudson: Web Analytics in Dynamics CRM 2011, Part 1

As many of you know, Richard Knudson is one of my fav CRM bloggers. Last month he published Web Analytics in Dynamics CRM 2011, Part 1 and I wanted to make sure my peeps saw it. I’ve been using CoreMotives for Email Marketing, integrated within Dynamics CRM, for some time now. I’d tried just about…

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MindTouch: The Top 10 Best Technical Documentation Sites of 2010

Way cool find by the Microsoft MVP team, Mark Fidelman of the MindTouch Blog sez: “We polled over 300 Technical Communicators to determine the best documentation sites on the web.  If you’re looking for the best product or service documentation sites, look no further than the sites below. The winner, Microsoft was chosen by Technical…

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So you want to be a *successful* Blogger

I was once again reminded of this most excellent post Blog Interesting – 32 Ways to Keep Your Blog from Sucking from Scott Hanselman. It should be required reading for any blogger, neophyte or oldster. Here is a teaser: Stay relevant Know your audience Use analytic tools like FeedBurner or Google Analytics to figure out…

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Microsoft Careers JobsBlog

Revisited the Microsoft Careers JobsBlog following a link from another site and was reminded once again how much I like it. They say this about this blog: “Welcome to Microsoft’s JobsBlog, an inside look at what it’s like here … all the way from the application and interview process to being a Microsoftie yourself. Most…

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Blog Alert: Getting IT Right

Just ran across Adam Vero’s unofficial voice of Meteor IT blog called Getting IT Right. On today’s post he talks about the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Update Rollup 11 announce here. “Roll-up, roll-up, read all about it. Yes, the usual updates for Dynamics CRM 4 have been released and you can download the components and versions…

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The Zen of Metablogging

By now you’ve probably noticed that I’m blogging less and the theme for my site has been changed by a recent move to a new blogging engine. I’m in blog site design Hell as I work to figure out the new CSS tricks and tips. I’m very much like my friend Eric Lippert who sez,…

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Blog.com: CRM Lady’s 10 Best CRM Blogs

I’ve often said that I really only do blogs to keep track of projects and learnings for myself. But sometimes, other people find my blog helpful. Anne Stanton, aka the CRM Lady, lists this blog in her Top 10 Best CRM Blogs. I feel honored and know many of the other blog sites listed. Click…

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