When is marketing like sex?

Well according to the marketing people I work with – never!  But the linked article below makes an interesting correlation between the two that will have some relevance to those of us looking at what might be coming in the next version of Dynamics CRM.  Take a look – you might just learn something. http://www.copyblogger.com/split-testing-tutorial/…

CRM 2013 is here!!

You can now sign up for a free trial of Dynamics CRM’s newest iteration right here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics/crm.aspx Let the jubilation begin!  It’s not just business – it’s personal!!  

Not dead…just restin’…or possibly pinin’ for the fjords.

Not sure how many of you out there are still following this blog, or are Monty Python fans but there has been quite a bit going on in the Dynamics CRM universe.  Virtually none of it has been recorded here lately – mea culpa.  I have seen this before.  A blogger starts out with enthusiasm…


December 2012 Service Update Roadmap Document is now available

Here: http://crm.dynamics.com/en-us/polaris The long-awaited and much anticipated Dynamics CRM roadmap update is now available!  Please take the time to review this webpage and the linked documents at the bottom of the page.

New CRM 2011 VPC has been released to Partners

Please be advised that the newest CRM VPC has been released and is available for download.  Fair warning – it’s a biggie so plan on downloading in during off hours.  Enjoy! http://bit.ly/iOIlLg  


Optimizing Client Performance Guidance

Thanks are due to the fine folks at the Microsoft CRM E2 (Engineering for Enterprise) team as well as the CRM Product Group for this timely whitepaper.  Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/mjV7EN You’ll find information for both the web client and the Outlook client, specifically:6 A general approach to optimization and maintenance Factors that can adversely…

PartnerSource link to the latest CRM Statement of Direction

http://bit.ly/mljqVb  SOD                                                Microsoft has delivered significant innovation and value in customer relationship management (CRM) software with the recent release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, a flexible CRM solution that provides the power of productivity through familiar, intelligent, and connected experiences for organizations of all sizes worldwide. This Statement of Direction (SoD) outlines the future direction…

Got Sure Step?

I am pleased to announce that the Sure Step 2010 team released their second update last Friday and there is some new content that will be of particular interest to CRM  partners and customers.  If you haven’t already taken a look at the Sure Step Methodology tools and templates, please make sure you do.  It’s…

Hey! We won a Beagle!

Snoopy fans rejoice!   Beagle Research Group, announced “The Beagle Short Tale Awards” for 2011.  Beagle gives the annual awards for various aspects of video production and use by front office software companies in sales, marketing, service and education.  The award is given for excellence in short videos (typically under six minutes) that are produced during…