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September 21, 2020

I love Word Templates. Not sure if that’s ever been apparent with all my posts on Word Templates or my presentations on them, but I do. I think they are a great, yet sometimes, underappreciated part of D365/CDS. They do have some drawbacks like inability to sort result...

August 24, 2020

In this episode I catch up with Matt Beard and Claire Carmichael. Matt is the development team lead at Data8, D365UG UK London/Reading committee member and XrmToolBox Author. Claire is a Functional Consultant at Redspire and Co-founder of the Virtual Power Group.

Matt B...

August 17, 2020

I previously wrote about my solution to log into the XrmToolBox using an Azure App due to Multi Factor Authentication being enabled in an environment. This was the solution to a problem I was facing getting into an environment, but there are other methods. A good frien...

July 23, 2020

Option sets are tricky fields to work with, both with Power Automate, reporting and 3rd party integration tools. I’ve done by fair share of integrations, reporting and worked with Power Automate for some time and it’s never as straight forward as you think.

After a rece...

July 13, 2020

I love release notes. I’m not ashamed to say it, I get really excited at finding out what is in store for D365 and the Power Platform over the next 6 months. The release notes are usually our first glimpse into this. Microsoft published the 2020 Wave 2 release notes on...

July 7, 2020

As part of the Learn from both sides series, I wanted to analyse SharePoint and learn more about it. In my 10 years working in the IT industry I’ve used many variations of SharePoint but these have usually been in the form of an Intranet. More and more people are stori...

June 25, 2020

In this episode I catch up with Allison Mulligan and Carl Cookson. Alison is the CEO of Maximus IT, a recruiter and user of D365 and the Power Platform. Alison is a massive advocate of Cloud technologies and the community. Carl is a Technical Architect at Avanade and X...

June 4, 2020

At work recently, I’ve been put on a project which is a big custom calculator built in a Canvas App, storing data in CDS. As I've been building, I've noted some interesting differences from model-driven app building and design to canvas. While this is to be expected, I...

May 25, 2020

In the digital era, it still strikes me as slightly odd that people still pass business cards. While LinkedIn and Twitter are my preferred medium, business cards are quick and easy ways to pass information between people and a lot of companies still collect them at in...

May 14, 2020

In this episode I speak to Emma D’Arcy and Chris Huntingford. Emma is a pre-sales consultant for ClickDimensions base in Philadelphia, a lover of computer games, cats and tattoos! Chris is a partner technical architect for the Power Platform at Microsoft; hailing from...

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