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Anne Stanton
United States
Helping businesses to keep up with the speed of technology change
Interests: Enterprise Social, Social Technologies, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Building on the Dynamics 365 Platform, gardening, reading, writing, technology, blogging, business development, networking
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If you have not heard about PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, the Common Data Model (CDM) and Common Data Service (CDS) then it is time for a bit of reading. Imagine an explosion within the world of Microsoft Technology where the entire... Continue reading
One of the huge shifts and benefits for a sales person is when technology gets aligned so that keeping data current falls to the most logical location. Consider for instances a prospects name, company and job title. A shift is... Continue reading
If you have ever been to SourceForge.net and taken a look around, you have a good perspective as to the overwhelming feeling of the available paths and options for learning in the world of technology. You can also add taking... Continue reading
I was having an interesting conversation the other day about some of the configuration and customization we have seen on the Dynamics 365 Platform. The conversation mentioned an example where the total number of fields added to one entity was... Continue reading
"Multi-channel: A multi-channel solution offers two or more channel experiences to customers. Data isn't necessarily shared across channels, and the experience isn't consistent. For example, a customer starts a support request via chat but is then transferred to an agent.... Continue reading
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Definition: "Azure Logic Apps gives you pre-built components to connect to hundreds of services." Reference Logic Apps can be used to automate business process and to schedule key steps within processes to occur at key times or when certain conditions... Continue reading
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Companies that sell complex products often include detailed spec sheets for their products. These spec sheets will many times include pictures, tiny type, videos, specifications and pop out messages. This type of format is not always the easiest to translate... Continue reading
At the Microsoft Business Applications Summit this week I had a chance to take a look at and discuss Microsoft Product Visualize. I loved seeing how it worked, but more importantly I had dug into the details of where data... Continue reading
The first Thursday of the month the Dartmouth Lake Sunapee Linux Group meets over at Dartmouth to share knowledge and to geek it up a bit. They kick off their meeting with a meet up at Ramunto's in Hanover, NH... Continue reading
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Given my curious nature in the world of what is new in technology, I regularly try to put some time into the new features, products and offerings coming out with the Microsoft Office 365 Offerings. They slide in these features... Continue reading
When building an application we have to remember to build for the average person, not the vocal and more advanced member of the project team or solution matter expert (SME) audience. Continue reading
There is so much new; although, there is huge value in deeply understanding all that is old. Something I really, really appreciate about the Microsoft Platform. Anyway, I decided with so much new that it was time to do a... Continue reading
I had the opportunity to answer a bunch of questions today and PowerApps ... Canvas Apps vs. Model-Driven Apps was key on the agenda. In my mind I think .. PowerApps = Dynamics or Model-Driven Apps and Microsoft 365 +... Continue reading
You have heard all the buzz on the new Power Platform and you have seen many posts on PowerApps/Model-driven Apps and Canvas Apps. You have also upgraded your Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM instance to v9.x either On-Premise or Online, but... Continue reading
In March there was a small update released for the Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement On-premise users. Look for Version 9.0.3.7 Here It includes some improvements for working with Microsoft Dynamics 365 on Google Chrome and a few other... Continue reading
I have recently been checking out some of the other tools in the XRMTOOLBOX. If you have not discovered these tools and you are a Microsoft Dynamics Consultant or Developer, you definitely want to check them out. They make many... Continue reading
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https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2925359/microsoft-dynamics-crm-online-releases Continue reading
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https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3142345/microsoft-dynamics-365-onpremise-cumulative-updates Continue reading
Now that we are running in larger data centers with the power of Microsoft Azure and with hardware technology such as solid state storage (moving away from the limitations of rotating platters) we all want to take a deep breath... Continue reading
The following table provides a brief comparison of the four available search options in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for CE. Microsoft often provides many options for achieving the same goal (just look at all you can do with Outlook!) The link... Continue reading
Tips and Thoughts 1) Is it the right technology for the need? 2) Have a solid design and a long term iteration and maintenance plan 3) Never forget about the customers, customer who might be using the portal. 4) Consider... Continue reading
The power of the user group is that listening to peers, experts, partners, consultants, business users, financial advisors and so many more, opens the mind to interesting ideas. CRM USER GROUP - FOCUS - in HOUSTON 9:49am and here are... Continue reading
Microsoft R&D guru's Grant Geiszler, Daren Turner, and Mike Huguet moved from guru/guru premier field engineers to an internal R&D team and have been working really hard for the last couple of years on a new toolset which provides automated... Continue reading
There are some new tools worth learning about if moving from capital expenditures to subscription models are one of the many financial questions you have regarding this new cloud world. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-cost-management-now-general-availability-for-enterprise-agreements-and-more/ "As enterprises accelerate cloud adoption, it is becoming increasingly... Continue reading