The Microsoft Power Platform Release Wave 2 Plan was released today and while it’s jammed packed with many new features that will be released in the coming months, one of the features that I am excited about is the arrival of PowerApp Portals. A highly requested feature from Microsoft was the ability to provide the… Continue reading PowerApp External Stakeholder Access? Introducing PowerApp Portals
The concept of the Power Platform is just over a year old. However, I find that there are still a lot of clients, consultants and even Microsoft employees that don’t fully grasp just what the Power Platform is and what it can do. Is the Power Platform just Dynamics 365? Isn’t PowerApps a front end… Continue reading What is the Power Platform?
The new Unified Interface provides a faster, easier way to navigate Dynamics 365 and Model-Driven PowerApps. However, there are still many Dynamics 365 implementations that are still using the “classic” web interface. The best practice approach to convert from a classic interface to the new Unified Interface is to create a series of “role based”… Continue reading Convert a Classic Customized Dynamics 365 Site Map to a Unified Interface App
How to replace a Dynamics 365 Dialog with an Embedded Canvas PowerApp.
Summary 2018 was a busy year for Microsoft as they released many new features and restructured the entire Dynamics 365 platform to run on top of the Common Data Service. Along with these structural changes, Microsoft introduced a new user interface and new “maker” tools to and configure and create a unique line of business… Continue reading Updated Tools to Build and Configure Dynamics 365 Applications
Summary Some custom entity views and subgrids missing the Menubar in when being added to Model Driven Power Apps in the new Unified Interface. Resolution is to Edit Ribbon and Publish. Following post describes symptoms and resolution steps. Moving to the new Unified Interface If you have been keeping up with the fast pace of… Continue reading How to Fix Missing Menus in the Dynamics 365 Unified Interface
“You must never be too busy to take time to sharpen the saw” – Stephen Covey If we look back over the last 365 days, the amount of change to the Dynamics 365 platform is staggering. In the grand scheme of things, it really wasn’t that long ago that we were working with a business… Continue reading Dynamics 365 Professionals – Learning Events You Cannot Afford to Miss!
With the recent announcements from Microsoft regarding the Business Application Platform, there are a number of blogs, presentations, white papers, tweets, videos and other media reviewing, previewing and going into detail of the power of this platform. Of course, all this information comes with a lot of acronyms and technical jargon, some of which is… Continue reading Dynamics 365/Business Application Platform Glossary of Terms
The State of xRM A few months ago I posted an article on the state of xRM. At the time, I felt that Microsoft didn’t “get” the power of their CRM platform and how it is used to build unique line of business applications. I felt that their story pushed the “Sales-Service-Marking” App line of… Continue reading xRM = CDS, Building Powerful Business Apps.