Dynamics Fortnight Friday Episode for 2018-07-20


Show Notes

What’s New:

* Business Applications Summit starts Monday! Look for announcements next week.
* Predictability in platform/app updates –
https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/2018/07/06/modernizing-the-way-we-update-dynamics-365/
* FAQ around Update Procedures/Policies –
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/get-started/faq-update-policy
* Easy tip to improve Canvas PowerApps performance –
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/republish-your-apps-to-get-performance-improvements-and-additional-features/
* Tips on making Canvas PowerApps performant and maintainable –
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/tips-for-a-maintainable-extensible-app/
* PowerBI updates to get it ready for Common Data Service for Analytics – https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-expands-self-service-prep-for-big-data-unifies-modern-and-enterprise-bi/
* Understand details of automatic email tracking in CE –
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-engagement/admin/email-message-filtering-correlation

How do I operationalize this?

* Add LinkedIn Sales Navigator controls to UCI forms – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-engagement/linkedin/add-sales-navigator-controls-forms
* Integration of Dynamics 365 in a Teams Tab –
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-engagement/admin/integrate-with-microsoft-teams

Featured Content:

* AppSource – Marketplace of business solutions – http://appsource.microsoft.com

* Two types of solutions:
(1) Apps: Specific solutions from Microsoft and our partners.
(2) Consulting Services: Partners providing implement and assessment services.

* Search by:
(1) Category: Analytics, AI, Finance or HR, etc…
(2) Industry
(3) Refine by product: Web Apps, Dynamics 365, Office 365, Power BI

* To find solutions by Microsoft Labs:
(1) Do a Search for “Microsoft Labs” – https://appsource.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/apps?search=%22Microsoft%20labs%22&page=1
(2) Select Dynamics 365 as a Product

* Featured solutions:
(1) Change Tracking Solution: Ability to track changes made by system admins or customizer.
(2) Email Alert: Pending Email Count for received unread CRM emails on a case.
(3) Attachment Management: Use Azure Blob storage to store Dynamics notes and email attachments.
(4) Email 2 Case using AI: Enhance Email to Case conversion with Machine Learning model by reading email subject and body to predict the case type, case subject and appropriate queue for routing.
(5) Dynamics 365 Data Tagging & Obfuscation: Obfuscate entity fields based on tagging of data in an Azure Data Catalog.

* Inspire updates:
(1) Inspire 2018 Dynamics 365 Update from Alysa Taylor: https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/2018/07/12/helping-partners-grow-business-application-practices-with-new-investments-in-their-success/
(2) Microsoft Health Accelerator for Dynamics 365: https://appsource.microsoft.com/en-us/product/dynamics-365/msemr.healthcarecommondatamodel?tab=Overview

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