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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...

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...

March 23, 2020

I blogged recently about embedding canvas apps into Model-driven apps  and how this can now be easily done. As part of my Scottish Summit presentation I embedded a canvas app into a Model-driven app and then took the prices of products in D365/CDS on the form, and conv...

February 17, 2020

Power Automate has a lot of advantages over Classic Workflows. I’ve given presentations on this topic and it’s an ongoing conversation piece in the community, of what everyone should be using. I’ve made a commitment to only build Power Automate Flows and NOT Classic Wo...

February 10, 2020

There is no denying that the XrmToolBox is one of the best collections of tools for any developer, consultant, business analyst or administrators who work with Dynamics 365, CDS and Power Apps. I have used it on nearly every project I have worked on and it’s one of the...

January 20, 2020

I wrote recently about how to track duration in stages of a Business Process Flow. This is a common request from customer as understanding where processes are slowing down or where they are really efficient, is important so that companies can grow and evolve and become...

December 12, 2019

This problem has annoyed me for a couple of years. I’ve used several methods over the years to calculate age in D365 from Business Rules, Workflows, to JavaScript and no one solution was ever good enough for me. I didn’t like decimal numbers, I didn’t like massive wait...

September 5, 2019

The Business Card Scanner is a new, highly requested feature, coming to Dynamics 365 Customer engagement from October 2019. The Business Card Scanner will allow you to quickly and easily, scan Business Cards into Dynamics 365 and create contacts where the Business Card...

August 22, 2019

One of the most requested features for D365CE has been to be able to customise dialogs to close Opportunities and Cases. It was announced for the 2019 Wave 1 that customisation of dialogs for Cases would be coming to the application. Yay, everyone rejoiced...but the fu...

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