Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2020-04-24


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Lots of new connectors for Power Automate – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/15-new-connectors-and-use-azure-ad-with-the-sql-server-connector/
* Podcast all about API Limits and Throttles in Power Platform – https://crm.audio/api-limits-and-throttles-in-power-platform-with-sean-mcnellis/
* Displaying loading messages in Canvas Apps – https://arpitmscrmhunt.blogspot.com/2020/04/powerapps-display-loading-icon-until.html
* Canvas Apps are about to finally get a good map control – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-geospatial-features-in-power-apps/
* Part 2 of Guidance on Analyzing PP Services (Power Automate) – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-power-automate—power-automate-analytics
* Part 3 of Guidance on Analyzing PP Services (CDS Telemetry) – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-model-driven-apps—common-data-service-for-analytics
* Part 4 of Guidance on Analyzing PP Services (PVA) – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-power-virtual-agents—analytics
* Part 5 of Guidance on Analyzing PP Services (PowerShell and Audit Logs) – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-canvas-driven-apps—auditing-and-activity-logs-part-1
* Part 6 of Guidance on Analyzing PP Services (Security Log Telemetry) – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-canvas-apps—auditing-and-activity-logs-part-2
* A new PowerBI file (and new solutions) was released as part of the COE Toolkit (it’s a big improvement) – https://github.com/microsoft/powerapps-tools/raw/master/Administration/CoEStarterKit/Individual%20Components/Dashboard-PowerPlatformAdminDashboard_2020-04-20_advanced.pbix
* Power Virtual Agent System Fallback Topic is finally here! – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/customize-the-bot-behavior-when-no-intent-is-triggered/
* Automate your Canvas Power Apps unit tests in your DevOps pipeline – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/automate-your-canvas-tests-in-your-devops-pipeline/
* Make your Power Virtual Agents bot start the conversation automatically – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/make-your-power-virtual-agents-bot-start-the-conversation-using-a-custom-canvas/
* I love it! DigitalOps is now a term (as is hyperautomation) and the Power Platform helps you do them – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/digitally-transform-your-enterprise-with-microsoft-power-automate/
* Slick tutorial for how to call custom code within your Canvas Power App – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/calling-azure-ad-protected-azure-functions-using-a-custom-connector/
* Hands-on Lab to guide you through your first Power Virtual Agent build – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-availability-of-microsoft-power-virtual-agents-in-a-day/
* Google connectors are changing on May 1 – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/upcoming-changes-to-the-gmail-connector/
* Reminder to sign up for Business Applications Summit, coming up May 6-7 before our next show. If you’ve signed up, sessions are starting to drop in at https://mymbas.microsoft.com/sessions

What’s New in CE:

* North American orgs get the 2020 H1 Release code this weekend, but you have to opt in to turn in on.

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC:

* BC April Updates – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features
* What’s New or Changed in Commerce 10.0.11 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/get-started/whats-new-commerce-10-0-11
* What’s New in HR – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-whats-new-2020-04-13

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Platform Updates for 10.0.11 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/whats-new-platform-update-35
* Supply Chain 10.0.11 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/get-started/whats-new-scm-10-0-11
* Finance 10.0.11 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-11
* AI, IOT, and Mixed Reality with F&SC – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2020/04/08/reduce-supply-chain-disruptions-with-ai-iot-and-mixed-reality/
* Dual Write Fast Track Tech Talk – https://learning.eventbuilder.com/event/19081

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Core CDS Platform update to 9.1.0.15638 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update156
* Core CDS Platform update expected this weekend to 9.1.0.15943 (1H2020 release) –
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update159
* AI Solution Anchor to 2.3.2.3, then to 2.3.3.12
* Core Service Scheduling to 9.0.20013.1010
* Sales Insights to 9.0.1.7095
* Omnichannel Chat Pack to 1.5.5.2147
* Omnichannel Productivity Tools to 9.2.1.487
* Dynamics Portals to 9.2.2003.2
* CafeX Live Assist to 3.5.1.0
* Enterprise Sales Application to 9.0.2003.4020

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