Yesterday I was coming from my holiday. So I collected some of my favorite blog post. Enjoy…

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Articles of the week

Is Gamification in a Microsoft Dynamics CRM a gimic?

Play the game with Dynamics CRM!

Thoughts on CRM Design and converting user requirements to CRM solutions

Host’s article on design and more: are you a developer or a user of Dynamics CRM? Do you like multiple windows open?

Design: “The problem with lots of CRM 2011 windows poping up is it was sometimes difficult to find the window you wanted but if you turned on tabs then I found this manageable.”

And the REST…

New Navigation Guide for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015

Navigation

The User Interface is CRITICAL to success of the implementation. CRM users must not only be willing to use the software, but actively embrace it. The good and simple interface is critical for salespeople. Microsoft released the Dynamics CRM 2015 Online Update 1 with upgraded navigation bar. This blog post (published by PowerObjects) explains some of these new additions:

  • Switch module
  • recently used buttons
  • quick create button…

New XrmToolBox plugin : Chart Manager

Tools
This plugin was released in end of July that helps you to export/import charts from/to Microsoft Dynamics CRM in bulk… This plugin is capable to edit the XML definition of a chart directly. Things that make you go hmmmm…

To download the latest version just click on this link.

Build and Deployment for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Lifecycle

In this article, a discussion of the Build and Deployment processes for Microsoft Dynamics CRM will be revisited and expanded upon. Let me provide you a short definition of Build in a general sense:

“Builds are executed as a process of combining all the components of the solution in a repeatable manner with the main objective being the reduction of errors and minimization of the time to deliver software changes to a production system. An important element of that is a series of quality checks as part of the build process that are achieved by validation checks beginning in the earliest phase possible (that is, on the developer’s environment before checking-in changes to Team Foundation Server). Additionally, validations can be executed during the check-in process to Team Foundation Server and after checking in to the Team Foundation Server.”

(ALM for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: CRM Solution Lifecycle Management)

Hardcore CRM: Do a major upgrade of a plugin version!

Softwaredeveloper
Do you know that Dynamics CRM has its own way of handling versioning plugin assemblies? When you change the minor version of the assemly, you cannot simply update your plugin in the plugin registration tool…

Hate CRM? Don’t Blame the Housekeeper.

Why users hate CRM?

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 User Guide

Chop Your Sales Cycles in Half with These 4.5 Tips

Dynamics CRM Support with Windows 10, Edge browser, and Office 2016

Using CRM to Increase Student Enrollment in Higher Education – A Report

User Adoption: Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck

Refreshed Connections UI Solution

I am pleased that Scott has enjoyed his holiday in my country :-)

Excel Static Worksheet Export Missing

Executing Messages in a Single Transaction in Dynamics CRM 2015

CRM 2015 Custom Alerts and Popup Dialogs in JavaScript

Cheers…