Breaking news from around the world
Get the Bing + MSN extension
Now Available in Community - MBAS 2019 Presentation Videos
Catch the most popular sessions on demand and learn how Dynamics 365, Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, and Excel are powering major transformations around the globe. | View Gallery
2019 release wave 2 Discover the latest updates and new features to Dynamics 365 planned through March 2020
Release overview guides and videos Release Plan | View virtual launch event
Ace your Dynamics 365 deployment with packaged services delivered by expert consultants. | Explore service offerings
Connect with the ISV success team on the latest roadmap, developer tool for AppSource certification, and ISV community engagements | ISV self-service portal
The FastTrack program is designed to help you accelerate your Dynamics 365 deployment with confidence.
FastTrack Program | Finance TechTalks | Customer Engagement TechTalks | Talent TechTalks | Upcoming TechTalks
So, in terms of high-level changes - following are the things changed mojorly -
1. PSA v3 is completely in the Unified Interface. This is the biggest change.
2. Entities like Role is deprecated.
3. If you're using using Maintain Bookings inside a Project from PSA v2, then that has been replaced from a simple Maintain Booking view to Schedule Board Maintain Booking view (which is basically a Scheduled Board but only for that project with those resources).
4. WBS is replaced with Schedule feature.
Here are some of the links on deprecation and changes other than what I highlighted above-
(The first link has all the important changes you'll need to know)
Hope this helps!
Thank you so much for your answer!
Is it possible for you to tell me any other benefits apart from unified interface as I need to know other benefits in order to choose to upgrade the existing PSA version. Also if I don't upgrade then what would happen. How long can I continue using existing PSA?
I'm glad my answer was helpful to you.
Just because this is going to Unified Interface, there are several of it's own benefits in terms of usability. And in terms of features in particular, smaller aspects of PSA v2.x have been either improvised or been changed in PSAv.3.x. Core aspects remain the same.
Regarding Updates - You can continue to use PSA v2.x for quite some time now. But remember, there are automatic updates happening on the PSA versions. But this will continue to happen only within PSA v2 and withing PSA v3. It won't go from PSA v2.x to PSA v3.x automatically.
I'm not sure on what all you use in PSA v2.x today, but if you have certain customization, please review what all is being deprecated so that it doesn't come in your way of upgrade and stop working once you upgrade. I think one of the approaches is to take your customization to a PSA v3 trial environment and see if you can use all the features you are using in PSA v2.x today or you have that equivalent alternative in PSA v3.x.
Also, PSA will soon go away by next year. Microsoft is coming up with a new Project Service based on CDS capabilities. Here's a quick article based on that - www.preact.co.uk/.../what-microsofts-new-project-service-means-for-dynamics-365-psa
Hope this helps.
Business Applications communities