Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2020-05-08


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Blocking Connectors in DLP Policy is now possible –  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/prevent-data-loss and https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-data-loss-prevention-capabilities-in-public-preview/
* Update on making a PVA around COVID-19 info more sophisticated with real-time info – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/helping-organizations-provide-real-time-information-about-covid-19-with-microsoft-power-virtual-agents/
* We released a Regional Government Emergency Response and Monitoring Solution – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/the-regional-government-emergency-response-and-monitoring-solution/
* Activity Logs and Audit capability (primer) – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-power-automate–auditing-and-activity-logs-part-1
* Activity Logs and Audit capability (detailed) – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-power-automate–auditing-and-activity-logs-part-2
* Great detailed guidance on Connectors, Connections, and DLP – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-power-automate–connectors-and-connections
* AI Builder Forms Processor just got WAY more configurable – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/ai-builder-form-processing-now-lets-you-recognize-undetected-fields/
* Very helpful overview of the Power Platform COE Toolkit Power BI Dashboard functionality – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/gain-deep-insights-into-your-power-platform-adoption-with-the-coe-starter-kit/
* AI Builder now supports predicting multiple outcomes – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/ai-builder-now-supports-predicting-multiple-outcomes-preview/
* If you want mobile offline for standalone model-driven apps, register for the preview at https://aka.ms/mobileoffline
* Query CDS directly using SQL statements (like in Power BI) – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/developer/common-data-service/cds-sql-query
* Template for Invoice Processing on App Source – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/ai-builder-invoice-processing-automation-starter-kit-is-available-on-app-source/
* Connect Power BI directly to CDM folders in data lake – https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-april-2020-feature-summary/#_Data_connectivity

What’s New in CE:

* Getting Windows notifications, not just browser notifications in Omnichannel – https://thecrm.ninja/omnichannel-desktop-notifications/
* Marketing functionality will start auto-updating in May – https://community.dynamics.com/365/b/365teamblog/posts/automatic-update-policy-for-dynamics-365-marketing
* North America got ability to use File and Image data types (in Preview) in Model-Driven Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/preview-release-of-file-and-image-with-annotations-support-in-uci-model-driven-web-applications/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC:

* Better Manage Employee Leave – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-leave-and-absence-manage-employee-leave
* What’s New in Human Resources – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-whats-new-2020-05-01
* Work with Serialization in POS – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/pos-serialized-items
* Deprecated Features for Commerce – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/get-started/removed-deprecated-features-commerce

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Cut and paste from Grid – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/fin-ops/get-started/grid-capabilities#pasting-from-excel
* Built-in Planning for Distribution Scenarios is being deprecated – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/get-started/removed-deprecated-features-scm-updates
* Integrate Guides with Supply Chain Management – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/asset-management/asset-management-guides-integration
* Customer Portal in F&SCM – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-supply-chain-management/customer-self-service-experiences
* What’s New in LCS – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/lifecycle-services/whats-new-lcs

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Core CDS Platform update to 9.1.0.16248 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update162
* Core CDS Platform update expected this weekend to 9.1.0.16541 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update165
* Field Service to 8.8.20.18
* Project Service to 3.10.20.4
* AI Solution Anchor to 2.3.4.13, then 2.3.5.10
* Guides to 400.0.0.18 (MAJOR Update – go get it)
* Anchor Solution for Dataflow to 1.0.0.2
* Customer Insights Card Add-in to 0.7.9
* Channel Integration Framework to 9.2.1.576
* Adobe Sign to 9.1.1.4

How do I operationalize things:

* Workshops Training Content Site – https://community.dynamics.com/365/b/events?c=Upcoming%20Events
* Model-Driven App Sharing Nuances – if the “My Apps” subgroup is missing from
your legacy Settings area, I’ll show you how to get it back dropping in this
relative URL: /tools/AppModuleContainer/applandingtilepage.aspx
* Connecting Power BI to CDM Folders Tips (we’ll cover the last 2 in the next show)

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