Microsoft CRM Live SaaS (Software as a Service)

The Long and Winding Road… I just can’t believe it’s been 2 months since I last posted an entry. My excuse, well first of all June was our financial year end, so it was all hands on deck trying to bring in those last few CRM deals. Next it was silly season with everyone taking…

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Reuben Krippner’s Guest Spot: More great material on Virtual PC

Hot Wit You… Greetings all, a quick note of world cup reflection from an unbiased Australian perspective before we begin today’s article (forgive me all Italian fans out there) but WE WERE ROBBED!!! 🙂  OK, now that is out of my system, here beginneth the article: Simon has posted a couple of excellent articles on…


Microsoft Office 2007 vs. The World Cup

Phantom Of The Opera… Unlike the vast majority of the English population, World Cup fever has, by and large, passed me by – I heard on the evening news that England won by two overs today (or something along those lines). Given that most of the country is only working half-days with the first match of…

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Microsoft CRM 3.0 Updates and Hotfixes

She’s Not There… If, like me, you find it difficult to find a complete list of Hotfixes for Microsoft CRM 3.0, then get yourself over to this KB Article which has a complete list: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908951/en-us My favourite is Article ID: 915791. What’s yours??? This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no…

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You Need A Plan! You Need An Architect!

Greasy Kid’s Stuff… I just came across a new community site dedicated to I.T. architects, and all I can say is about time too. For quite some time now we have focussed our attention on the I.T Professional and Developer, with plenty of resources ranging from TechNet & MSDN to Channel 9 and GotDotNet, whereas…


Virtual PC Networking For CRM Images

Highway Star… Prompted by a question I was asked regarding one of my earlier postings, I thought I’d provide some information about how I prefer to set up networking when using Microsoft Virtual PC. The problems I want to solve are to: Provide Internet connectivity for the Virtual PC image for access to Microsoft Update…

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Large Scale CRM Customer Deployments & Scalability Benchmarks…Continued

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It… As a follow up to my previous posting on this subject, we have finally released the full CRM 3.0 Performance and Stress Testing Tolkit. You can download this here: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Performance and Stress Testing Toolkit The toolkit is built using Visual Studio 2005…


Upcoming SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Webcasts for May & June

Perhaps Vampires Is A Bit Stron But… I just saw an announcement on Susan’s blog of a 6-part series of webcasts devoted to SQL 2005 Reporting Services. Although not Microsoft CRM specific, they look like a great source of information if you trying to develop new CRM reports or customise existing ones. http://blogs.msdn.com/swisowaty/archive/2006/05/08/592572.aspx This posting is provided…


Microsoft CRM 3.0 Support for Windows Vista & Office 2007

For Those About To Rock, We Salute You… At our Convergence 2006 conference in March, we talked about the key themes of our next release of Microsoft CRM (codename Titan) due H1 CY2007, namely support for: Multi-Tenancy Multi-Lingual Multi-Currency Office 2007 It seems that there is a lot of interest in Windows Vista and Office…

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