Life on the Wild Side…. Unsupported Customizations

Ran across a great blog. I only have one MAJOR beef. Almost everything I have read on the thing is WAY unsupported. I personally have never done any unsupported customizations for clients, but have seen them done. ๐Ÿ™‚ (For those of you who know me, know that last statement is a bit of truth stretching.)…

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Writing JScript for Microsoft CRM?

I make it a habit to look at other CRM Blogs. I just finished reading Simon’s post on hiding tabs. I don’t like the way he did it, as it doesn’t take into account what happens if a value changes while the user is editing the form, so look for a snippet from me that…

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ISV Support for 3.0 – Client Profiles

This is the way CRM will be in the future… ๐Ÿ™‚ How about a Microsoft CRM Vertical package for Law Offices? http://www.clientprofiles.com/NewsDetail.asp?ID=34 Is the link to one. ๐Ÿ™‚ Having been there before, that market is special and I am glad somebody has developed a solution for it. 

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ISV Support for 3.0 – c360

c360 sends out a regular customer newsletter with some nice little tidbits in it. The last one contained their roadmap for Version 3.0. Enjoy! http://sdm3.rm04.net/servlet/MailView?ms=NDIyMTUxS0&r=MTgzMjM2OTE2NQS2&j=ODI2NTc2NwS2&mt=1

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MSF vs. Methodology

This is a great article on the differences and how Visual Studio now has some stuff in it that will help with this… Not that is 100% applies to software deployment, such as in the case of CRM. But MSF is sometimes used as a methodology, but it is really a FRAMEWORK…. More on this…

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Some News on Microsoft CRM Mobile…

This isn’t offical and I haven’t gone to Product Management to see if it is true or not, but…. Here is a decent article on Microsoft CRM 3.0 Mobile… http://www.geekzone.co.nz/content.asp?contentid=5641

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The Register….

This is Part Two of this post. Thanks to Jon Goodwin of ePartners for this link… The last sentence made me laugh… (REALLY Hard) http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/12/22/salesforce_outage/ The best article Iโ€™ve seen on the salesforce.com outage http://software.silicon.com/applications/0,39024653,39155240,00.htm     Not so Instant on in the Enterprise http://www.computerworld.com/managementtopics/management/project/story/0,10801,102902,00.html Or if all else fails, blame the database… http://blog.crmsuccess.com/crmsuccess/2005/12/yesterdays_serv.html No,…

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Nucleus Research note: A tale of two CRMs

This is a white paper you can share with prospects. A great little three pager. ๐Ÿ™‚ This is NOT product specific, but rather talks about CRM in general.   This three-page report by Nucleus Research looks at how the adoption of a customer relationship management (CRM) solution can be a disappointing experienceโ€”or it can exceed…

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VPC Download Location!!!

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=a8edfc7b-01d8-4500-845b-01370d4eed21&DisplayLang=en Is the final location. You can download the VPC for Demo’s only and it is timebombed to expire at some point in the near future. Happy Downloading… I have found a few things that need to be improved, but we are working on getting another copy out in January. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Sometimes…

Am I going to regret this post? Probably… This will probably be the one that gets me fired. ๐Ÿ™‚ Why is life so great to me some days? So now, IF you had a client that allowed you to go offline, you could keep working… But sync’ing with Salesforce.com leaves alot to be desired… I…

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