Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Update Rollup 1 for Server and Sales for Outlook

The Microsoft CRM Sustained Engineering team has released Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Update Rollup 1 for Server and Sales for Outlook. This Update Rollup is significant in that it is the first publicly-available hotfix/update rollup for CRM 3.0. It makes it very easy for customers to update their Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 systems to the latest set…


West Region Partner Technology Call this Tuesday

Announcing the West Region Partner Technology Call this Tuesday, Dec. 12th at 8:30am to 9:30am Pacific Time. We will be holding these calls the 2nd Tuesday of each Month through the balance of our Fiscal year. The goal of these calls are to highlight new products and the compelling business advantages for those that adopt them. This…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM Connector for Microsoft Dynamics GP Has Been Re-Released

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Connector for Microsoft Dynamics GP has been re-released. Key upgrades in the re-release version: Support for integration to both US versions of Microsoft Dynamics GP as well as international versions. Support for Microsoft Dynamics GP eConnect 9.0 SP1 and SP2. (SP2 will be released this quarter but we have ensured compatibility)…


Funny: 14 actual error messages in Japan

Totally off-topic but here are 14 actual error messages seen on the computer screens in Japan. Some are written in Haiku. Aren’t these better than… “your computer  has performed an illegal operation”? The Web site you seek cannot be located, but countless more exist. Chaos reigns within. Reflect, repent, and reboot. Order shall return. Program…


Knowledge Base articles listing available Hotfixes and Updates for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

A nice “little” page with a good overview of the available hotfixes and updates for Microsoft CRM 3.0: I was talking with Program Manager Greg today and he explained to me that it is wise to deploy any publicly available updates after an installation, and hotfixes (available via Product Support) if they address symptoms…


The word of the moment: Vista

Just wanted to see what Vista meant since it just launched and I haven’t had any time to do it earlier. I did some research and pasted it below. I guess my girlfriend will be proud of me again, me using expensive words and stuff…-nounVISTA – Pronunciation [vis-tuh] A national program in the U.S., sponsored by ACTION, for…


How to fix the May – Microsoft CRM VPC (Part 1)

How to fix several issues in the May VPC Part 1:As many hopefully know is that when you click on Marketing / Sales / Service / Workplace in Outlook you should see a dashboard with shortcuts. The one that doesn’t work in the May VPC is Sales. It will show only an empty email folder….


Microsoft Dynamics CRM on Vista and Office 2007

ICU MSCRM and Sonoma Partners made a nice post about our compatibility release with Office 2007 and Vista. Those blogpostings triggered me to blog as well about our soon to be released optimized “update” for Vista and Office 2007.The new version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, compatible with the 2007 Office release and Windows Vista, enables…


Microsoft CRM 3.0 90-Day Trial Versions updated

The CRM Server CD image on the 90-Day Trial download from has been updated with a new Server CD image that is now compatible with the R2 release of Windows Small Business Server for the following languages: German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Swedish. Remaining languages will follow soon.The link to the 90-Day Trial is here:


NorCal Microsoft CRM Partners shout out to me!

Hi Guys and Girls….As you all know by now i am the new CRM Technology Specialist for the NorCal region. I would like to know how many of you actually read my blog. Just as a quick test I am asking all the NorCal Partners that read and of course think my blog is valuable to…