I have had an opportunity recently to start getting to grips with the wonderful world of PowerBI. For those who have walked the tightrope between Excel and SQL Server Reporting Service (SSRS) Reports, PowerBI appears to be the tool with these individuals in mind. It enables you to leverage existing Excel knowledge (through PowerQuery or [...]
Deciding the Best Option for your SMB CRM/Dynamics 365 Deployment: Microsoft Partner, External Consultant or Internal Project?
Your business has decided it wants to implement Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise (D365E). That's great news! Your next crucial decision will be what approach you take in implementing the system, in particular, who you involve as part of the planning, designing and building phases. Businesses that lack individuals with dedicated, technical know-how will often [...]
An oft-requested requirement as part of any Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for Enterprise (D365E) deployment is a level of integration with another application system. In some of these cases, this will involve pulling through external web pages and passing them form-level attribute values, to load an external systems report, record page etc. From a CRM/D365E point [...]
Last week has been a particularly busy one for all things Microsoft concerned. Future Decoded 2016 came and went, with a whole range of interesting announcements and presentations from those within the industry. And, of course, we saw the release of Dynamics 365 for Enterprise on Tuesday, an event which I discussed more closely as [...]