Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2020-01-31


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Power Automate makes it much more intuitive to format numbers with this new control – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/simplified-number-formatting/
* Make a Power Virtual Agent understand how to respond based on an FAQ page already on the web – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/automatically-generate-bot-content-from-faq-pages/
* While it will still be challenging for true citizen developers to use, it’s
great to see the SAP ERP connector finally light up in Power Platform –
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-sap-erp-connector/
* Microsoft Power Virtual Agent configuration to help it understand user
questions better – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/smart-entity-extraction-and-proactive-slot-filling/
* Automated testing comes to Canvas PowerApps –
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-test-studio-to-build-end-to-end-tests-and-maintain-your-app-quality/
* Canvas PowerApps Stream videos control –
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-stream-videos-and-channels-in-canvas-apps/
* Power Automate UI Flows Improvements – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-automate-ui-flows-january-2020-update-is-now-available/
* AI Builder models get easier to use in Power Automate –
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-simplified-ai-builder-experience-in-power-automate/

What’s New in CE:

* Preview of Premium Auto Capture in Sales is now available, at least in some orgs, if you have Sales Insights enabled. Adds more activities to capture, the ability to capture Contacts, and a unified place to look at all the suggestions – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/ai/sales/premium-auto-capture

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC:

* What’s New in Talent – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/talent/whats-new-talent-january-21-2020

* D365 account protection and loss prevention –
https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2020/01/14/introducing-dynamics-365-account-protection-and-loss-prevention/
* What’s new in Retail February 2020 Update 10.0.8 –
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/retail/get-started/whats-new-10-0-8
* GP to BC Migration – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/ui-extensions-dynamicsgp-data-migration

What’s New in F&O:

* Platform Update 32 available to all customers – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/whats-new-platform-update-32
* What’s new or changed in Dynamics 365 Finance version 10.0.8 (February 2020) – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-8
* What’s new or changed in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management 10.0.8 (February 2020) – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/get-started/whats-new-scm-10-0-8

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Core CDS Platform update to 9.1.0.11732 –
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update117
* Core CDS Platform update expected this weekend to 9.1.0.12056 (should allow preview features to be enabled if desired) –
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update120
* AI Solution Anchor to 1.12.2.6 then 1.12.3.10 then 1.12.4.1
* Enterprise Sales App to 9.0.1912.1007
* Field Service to 8.8.9.84
* Forms Pro to 1.20.0.0
* Project Service to 3.10.5.28
* Enterprise Sales App to 9.0.1912.3031
* Sales Insights to 9.0.1.7083
* Omni-Channel Chat to 1.5.5.910 (update it from the applications tab, though)
* Omni-Channel SMS to 1.5.5.818 (update it from the applications tab, though)

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