Ravishankar's CRM Blog

Ravishankar's CRM Blog
  • Power of Productivity : Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Beta Released

    No more Waiting! The Dynamics CRM 2011 Global beta is released! Today, the Microsoft Dynamics CRM team releases the beta of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 , for both cloud-based and on-premises deployments. The beta of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for on...
  • Power of Productivity : Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Beta Released

    No more Waiting! The Dynamics CRM 2011 Global beta is released! Today, the Microsoft Dynamics CRM team releases the beta of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 , for both cloud-based and on-premises deployments. The beta of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for on...
  • Exciting Developer Experience with MS CRM SDK 4.0.12

    Advanced Developer Extensions Advanced Developer Extensions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, also referred to as Microsoft xRM, is a new set of tools included in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM SDK that simplifies the development of Internet-enabled applications...
  • Customer Care Accelerator available for Microsoft Dynamics CRM in Codeplex

    Customer Care Accelerator for Microsoft Dynamics CRM is available for download on the CRM Accelerators codeplex site. The Customer Care Accelerator focuses on delivering contact center enabling functionality, such as the ability to create a unified desktop...
  • Microsoft CRM 4.0: Deployments vs Features

    On-premise Hosted (IFD) Online Customization and Configuration Tools Customization: · Entities · Attributes · Forms and views · Relationships · Mappings · Workflows Yes Yes Yes Configuration: · Business units, Teams, Roles · Administration · Business...
  • Microsoft CRM 4.0: Deployments vs Features

    On-premise Hosted (IFD) Online Customization and Configuration Tools Customization: · Entities · Attributes · Forms and views · Relationships · Mappings · Workflows Yes Yes Yes Configuration: · Business units, Teams, Roles · Administration · Business...
  • Microsoft Translator inside Microsoft Dynamics CRM

    Another nice cool feature! Microsoft Translator inside Microsoft Dynamics CRM. This customization is designed to call the ‘Microsoft® Translator’ service from within CRM. This example uses a custom button, included in an entity form, to call the service...
  • Update Rollup 7 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 is available

    Update Rollup 7 has been released . As Always, This is a tested, cumulative set of updates for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0. It includes performance enhancements that are packaged together for easy deployment. Quick Details Below: Version: 04.00.7333.2138...
  • CRM at a Glance

    Thanks to Jim for sharing this.
  • Updated Microsoft Dynamics CRM Statement of Direction is available for download

    Updated version of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Statement of Direction available for download, both on PartnerSource and CustomerSource . Microsoft has prepared a well-defined Roadmap in bringing new innovations to customer relationship management (CRM...
  • Record Counter for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 released in MSDN Code Gallery

    Are you facing difficulty in counting the total number of records in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0? Are you wondering if you could find a way to count the number of Pages and Records? If the answer is yes, then it is worth downloading my project from MSDN...
  • Free Silverlight 3 Firestarter Sessions - Register now

    The Silverlight team is running a one day event at Microsoft on September 17 to talk about Silverlight 3. The agenda for the event: * Keynote by Scott Guthrie * Key Silverlight Scenarios by Tim Heuer * Expression 3 Overview by Adam Kinney * Sketch Flow...
  • How xRM can Stretch IT?

    Theorem with Proof. Excellent...! I just got this news letter from Microsoft.
  • How xRM can Stretch IT?

    Theorem with Proof. Excellent...! I just got this news letter from Microsoft.
  • Update Rollup 6 for MS CRM 4.0 Released

    Microsoft Dynamics CRM Development team continues to release regular rollups. Microsoft has released Update Rollup 6 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0. The update includes bug fixes and performance enhancements packaged together for easy deployment. Update...
  • Did you know: Sort records by multiple columns in MS CRM

    Just hold down the SHIFT key and click the column heading and you can sort on multiple columns. Click here for more details.
  • Did you know: Sort records by multiple columns in MS CRM

    Just hold down the SHIFT key and click the column heading and you can sort on multiple columns. Click here for more details.
  • Did you know: Easy way to troubleshoot Asynchronous failures using [Advanced Find]

    MSCRM 4.0 uses a lot of System Jobs to drive many features such as Workflows, Import Data,Duplicate Detections, Campaign Activities distribution, Send Bulk E-Mail and more... These jobs are processed by the Asynchronous Service and it can happen that...
  • Did you know: Easy way to troubleshoot Asynchronous failures using [Advanced Find]

    MSCRM 4.0 uses a lot of System Jobs to drive many features such as Workflows, Import Data,Duplicate Detections, Campaign Activities distribution, Send Bulk E-Mail and more... These jobs are processed by the Asynchronous Service and it can happen that...
  • Did you know: MSCRM and Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

    Shortcuts are documented in the CRM help file but here is a quick list of MSCRM, Outlook and general shortcuts. Top keyboard shortcuts Select all text in the current field or current list CTRL+A Close an active form ALT+F4 Move forward through a form's...
  • Did you know: MSCRM and Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

    Shortcuts are documented in the CRM help file but here is a quick list of MSCRM, Outlook and general shortcuts. Top keyboard shortcuts Select all text in the current field or current list CTRL+A Close an active form ALT+F4 Move forward through a form's...
  • Introducing “Did you know” Series….

    Discover the fascinating facts and amazing stories about the Dynamics world. Loaded with useful trivia facts about Microsoft xRM. In this series, I intend to keep my posts short and easy to understand. With that being said, I welcome you all to my blog...
  • Introducing “Did you know” Series….

    Discover the fascinating facts and amazing stories about the Dynamics world. Loaded with useful trivia facts about Microsoft xRM. In this series, I intend to keep my posts short and easy to understand. With that being said, I welcome you all to my blog...
  • A little more on MS CRM 5

    Brad Wilson, GM of Microsoft Dynamics CRM has discussed some details of the next major release at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans this week. According to Brad, Dynamics CRM 5.0 will sport improvements in the user interface and...
  • A marriage between Bing and Twitter

    Surprised to see BingTweets, a fusion of Twitter and Microsoft's search engine Bing. BingTweets enables you to see deeper, real-time information about the hottest topics on Twitter by fusing Bing search results with the latest tweets. Created by Federated...