My last post!

Don’t let the title confuse you, it’s only my last post here at MSDN! As most of you know, I’ve been blogging on MSDN since 19 December 2005! It is time to move on… I made the decision to move my blogging addiction to my very own domain. On the new location you can continue…


SPLA and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

You’re a SPLA partner and you want to know how to install and configure v4.0 right? I know a few of you are really waiting for this type of information. The wait is over because, The CRM Product Team created a document that describes how to plan and deploy Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 in your…


AVAILABLE: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 RTM BITS

As I told you in my previous post, it will just take a couple of days to get the bits ready on sites such as MSDN and The wait is over! Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 is available as a 90-day trial version in each language in which its available. The download page will be…


DST changing this Sunday!

Beginning in 2007, daylight saving time (DST) got extended in the United States. DST started on March 11, 2007, which was three weeks earlier than usual, and it will end on November 4, 2007 (This Sunday!), which is one week later than usual. If you still haven’t updated Microsoft Dynamics CRM I highly encourage you…


RELEASED: Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Service Provider Edition

Copy and Pasta from my inbox. The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Sustained Engineering team has released Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Service Provider Edition via the Microsoft Download Center. Download Center page: Microsoft Knowledge Base article: (includes the fixlist) Languages released: Dutch Italian English Danish French German Spanish (Traditional Sort) NOTES: Update…


Vertical Templates for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

As you know we announced some very nice things at the WPC in Denver last month. One the things beside pricing was that we were going to release vertical templates to be used for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Well today is the day that we have released two Microsoft Dynamics CRM vertical templates; manufacturing and municipal government….


Microsoft CRM Live announcement at WWPC 2007

I bet you already have read several web sites and blogs with the great news, but I still wanted to share it with you guys via my own blog. In March I had a similar posting coming from Convergence: Microsoft’s CRM strategy is to deliver the “Power of Choice” to customers and partners.  Microsoft gives customers a…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Rollup 2 scoop!

I know some of you are anxiously waiting for rollup 2 to be released. Well today I got a scoop from Greg that this is going to be soon! How soon you might think? Well if everything is going according to plan….the Microsoft CRM Sustained Engineering team plans to release the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0…


UI customizations on your coffee break

A Guest Blog From Sam Lu After working in the CRM industry for over eight years I’ve observed a healthy tension between UI philosophies regarding CRM as a whole. Users generally fall into two camps: Organized screen camps:  These users want to view a given record, and see its related information, either on tabs or…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Service Provider Edition Client for Microsoft Office Outlook

With this update, Microsoft Dynamics CRM client for Microsoft Office Outlook can be installed and run on computers that run Windows Vista-based operating systems and/or Office 2007-based applications. Microsoft Dynamics CRM clients for Microsoft Office Outlook enables access to the same data through Outlook as the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web client. This release is only…