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The unique business model myth

Business model myths are thriving and still very much active, why is this a problem? Let me explain. When I talk to leaders about their company on how they do business most conversations usually end with the same speech: “Jens, you must … Continue reading The unique business model myth

Sales are Changing

Is Sales changing due to “product as a service”?

Are Sales changing due to “product as a service”? I say yes. I have seen a shift and misalignment of sales processes that have led to a “pain” that had not been there before. I say it is time for Sales C-level, Leaders … Continue reading Is Sales changing due to “product as a service”?

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Release Wave 1 Plan 2021 H1

Here we go again, time to plan you schedule to make room for reading Dynamics & Power Platform upcoming release notes and upcoming events.I have set my alarm to wake me up bright and early on these special dates, have you? 🤔January … Continue reading Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Release Wave 1 Plan 2021 H1

Microsoft Dataverse for Teams – New No code app creation Platform -“What up, new or same as yesterday”

At Microsoft Inspire 2020, Microsoft Partner focused conference, Microsoft introduced A low code / No code app building planform for Microsoft Teams build on top of Power Platforms Common Data service now named Microsoft Dataverse. This post provides quick “up to speed” … Continue reading Microsoft Dataverse for Teams – New No code app creation Platform -“What up, new or same as yesterday”

API limit for Microsoft Dataverse (Common Data Service) 🔞

Microsoft writes that the Microsoft Dataverse (Common Data Service) API limit help ensure service levels, availability, and quality. For me this is regarding best practice architecture on how to use external APIs and good programming design…. let me explain. The first thing … Continue reading API limit for Microsoft Dataverse (Common Data Service) 🔞

Exam prep guide PL-100: Power Platform App Maker

So, there is a new bunch of Microsoft Power Platform certification out and it is, therefore, time either take the opportunity to learn or to prove that you know, the latest Power platform stuff. As always old certification will be deprecated and … Continue reading Exam prep guide PL-100: Power Platform App Maker

Power Platform Hands-on Learning

X “in a Day” Power Platform trainings are usually a one-day interactive workshop (now mostly held virtually, due to covid-19) where you learn how to create custom applications for your business without using a single line of code with the use of … Continue reading Power Platform Hands-on Learning

Microsoft Dataverse for Teams – New No code app creation Platform -“What up, new or same as yesterday”

At Microsoft Inspire 2020, Microsoft Partner focused conference, Microsoft introduced A low code / No code app building planform for Microsoft Teams build on top of Power Platforms Common Data service now named Microsoft Dataverse. This post provides quick “up to speed” … Continue reading Microsoft Dataverse for Teams – New No code app creation Platform -“What up, new or same as yesterday”

Exam prep guide MB-220: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Marketing

So there is a new bunch of Dynamics 365 certification out and it is, therefore, time either take the opportunity to learn or to prove that you know, the latest Dynamics 365 stuff. As always old certification will be deprecated and new … Continue reading Exam prep guide MB-220: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Marketing

Data Integration architecture

Data Integration architecture for Microsoft Common Data Service, Dynamics 365, and PowerApps

As Microsoft have accelerated its investment in Dynamics, Power Platform & Azure the latest years a lot of new integrations options are available. Below you find a quick developer guide on Common Data Service Agile Data Integration Tools and architecture with connectors … Continue reading Data Integration architecture for Microsoft Common Data Service, Dynamics 365, and PowerApps

How-to Gain Control of Dynamics 365 Team member licensing … the Team Member that lost its Superpower.

Dynamics 365 Team Member license limitations and its purpose have become important to know as they are being enforcement by Dynamics 365. Get to know the limitations and the purpose plus alternatives for the Team Member license using Power Apps Plans licensing. … Continue reading How-to Gain Control of Dynamics 365 Team member licensing … the Team Member that lost its Superpower.

Power Apps Control Framework – Turn Task list into Kanban Board

There is no better way to plan your tasks and projects than using Kanban boards if you ask me. A Kanban board is basically a visual representation of your project and your team’s overall progress . For many entrepreneurs, applying Kanban for … Continue reading Power Apps Control Framework – Turn Task list into Kanban Board

Power Apps Control Framework – Turn Option set into an Icon list.

This Cool Power app Custom components (PCF) let you transform Option set into an Icon list. “A picture is worth a thousand words” is an English language adage meaning that elaborate description or ideas can be conveyed by a single simple image, which carries its … Continue reading Power Apps Control Framework – Turn Option set into an Icon list.

Exam prep guide PL-900: Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals

So there is a new bunch of PowerApps certification out and it is, therefore, time either take the opportunity to learn or to prove that you know, the latest PowerApps stuff. As always old certification will be deprecated and new will take … Continue reading Exam prep guide PL-900: Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals

Power Apps component framework (PCF)

Well Hello, Power Apps component framework (PCF), where have you been all my life. I just love your Modern web best practices optimized for performance with high Reusability. Have you also fallen in love with PCF’s? if not yet then let me … Continue reading Power Apps component framework (PCF)

PowerApps Pen Input – Have issues? Problem solved! (Sharepoint and CDS)

PowerApp “Pen input” control is different, like way more different than fx. Camera control. For the untrained eye that tries to extract its image, it seems that you only get access to a local blob storage URL (appres://blobmanager/). A ton of blogposts … Continue reading PowerApps Pen Input – Have issues? Problem solved! (Sharepoint and CDS)

Have Microsoft Teams Automate Dynamics/PowerApps Security Role assignment

Why not delegate the responsibility for assigning Dynamics/PowerApps/CDS security role to people outside of IT to get it closer to the people that actually are using the apps. ( if possible then why not ) Why not have a security role assignments … Continue reading Have Microsoft Teams Automate Dynamics/PowerApps Security Role assignment

Automate Dynamics/PowerApps Security Role assignment in 2 Easy peasy lemon squeeze steps

Let us squeeze this lemon to automate as much as possible of the tedious work regarding the administration of a Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement or PowerApps. The most natural tedious work to automate with the most significant impact will be the Security … Continue reading Automate Dynamics/PowerApps Security Role assignment in 2 Easy peasy lemon squeeze steps

Automate License & Security Role assignment in 2 Easy peasy lemon squeeze steps

Let us squeeze this lemon to automate as much as possible of the tedious work regarding the administration of a Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement or PowerApps. The most natural tedious work to automate with the most significant impact would be Security and … Continue reading Automate License & Security Role assignment in 2 Easy peasy lemon squeeze steps

Automate Microsoft License assignment as Easy as 1-2-3

Let us squeeze this lemon to automate as much as possible of the tedious work regarding the administration of a Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement or PowerApps. The most natural tedious work to automate with the most significant impact will be the license … Continue reading Automate Microsoft License assignment as Easy as 1-2-3

Dynamics 365 and PowerApps Conferences

When I am done exploring all the smaller sessions I find here and want to go to something bigger I seek towards Conferences. In the world of Dynamics 365 and PowerApps below are the Event/Conferences I would love to join in Europe … Continue reading Dynamics 365 and PowerApps Conferences

Designing Microsoft Flow in Visio

Take advantage of auto-generation Microsoft Flow from Visio BPMN 2.0 compliant diagrams. It is more productive than you might think… see step by step guide below. Creation a process diagrams on the Visio canvas and with a few click export the workflow … Continue reading Designing Microsoft Flow in Visio

Exam prep guide MB-230: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Service

So there is a new bunch of Dynamics 365 certification out and it is, therefore, time either take the opportunity to learn or to prove that you know, the latest Dynamics 365 stuff. As always old certification will be deprecated and new … Continue reading Exam prep guide MB-230: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Service

Bye, Bye Annoying Warning “The email below might contain script or content that is potentially harmful and has been blocked.”

Not one week go by where I do not get a question from a Dynamics 365 Customer engagement user or admin on how to get rid of the warning on Emails in Dynamics that contains HTML components, such as <script> or <style>. … Continue reading Bye, Bye Annoying Warning “The email below might contain script or content that is potentially harmful and has been blocked.”

Innovation methodologies explained

Gartner’s view on innovation methodologies Gartner visualizes how methods like Design Thinking, Lean, Design Sprint, and Agile flow nicely from one to the next. In reality, where one methodology stops and others start is not that exact as most techniques are overlapping each other … Continue reading Innovation methodologies explained

Rough estimate on Storage needed in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement.

Dynamics 365 CE Cloud Storage explained With effect from 1 April 2019, new Dynamics 365 agreements will use a new definition on storage – For details see Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide. Now storage is divided up into 3, Database, File Capacity, and log … Continue reading Rough estimate on Storage needed in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement.

Exam prep guide MB-210: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales

So there is a new bunch of Dynamics 365 certification out and it is, therefore, time either take the opportunity to learn or to prove that you know, the latest Dynamics 365 stuff. As always old certification will be deprecated and new … Continue reading Exam prep guide MB-210: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales

Sales Win Wire Automation with Microsoft Flow

How do you organization communicate important sales wins? All companies I have worked fore have all had some kind of Sales Win Wire procedure in place to make the organization aware of important sales wins…. but… those Win Wires have always been … Continue reading Sales Win Wire Automation with Microsoft Flow

Fraud Protection and Anomaly detection made easy

Fraudsters use compromised accounts and stolen payment instruments to commit payment fraud. They also attempt other to steal from merchants with account takeover, free-trial abuse, fake product reviews, warranty fraud, refund fraud, reseller fraud, abuse of program discounts, etc. This is a … Continue reading Fraud Protection and Anomaly detection made easy

What is the best path to get Started with a Dynamics 365 Trial

Some question seems hard to answer but is not, and others seem easy to answer but are hard. Getting a Dynamics Customer Engagement/CRM 30 days trial is easy if you want to throw it into the bin after 30 days but if … Continue reading What is the best path to get Started with a Dynamics 365 Trial