Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2020-06-19


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Legacy Dynamics 365 Connector is about to stop working. Great explanation of
the differences in CDS connectors – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/power-automate-dynamics-365-connector-deprecation-and-the-path-forward
* Power Automate Triggers, Actions, and Workflow – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-power-automate—run-time-part-1-triggers-workflows-and-actions
* Power Automate best practices for error handling – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-power-automate—run-time-part-2-tracked-properties-and-error-handling
* AI Builder gets its own connector instead of relying just on CDS (current environment) one – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-ai-builder-dedicated-actions-in-power-automate/
* Office Groups Mail connector introduced – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/use-our-new-office-365-groups-mail-connector/
* Other connector updates – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/six-new-connectors-released-in-may-2020/
* Customer Insights connector is updating it’s authentication method – if you’re using it in apps or flows, make sure you go re-authenticate soon to prevent interruption in operation

What’s New in CE:

* Timeline to H2 2020 Business Applications release plans – https://community.dynamics.com/365/b/365teamblog/posts/2020-release-wave-2-timeline-for-dynamics-365-and-power-platform

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC:

* What’s New in Human Resources – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-whats-new-2020-06-11
* Database logging in Human Resources – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-admin-database-logging

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Project Onboarding wizard in LCS – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/lifecycle-services/project-onboarding
* Inventory availability with ATP in Dual Write – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/data-entities/dual-write/inventory-availability
* Setting Up the Customer Portal in F&SC – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/sales-marketing/customer-portal-overview
* Connect your own help in Commerce or F&SC – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2020/06/18/get-the-updated-toolkit-for-easier-deployment-of-solution-specific-help-content/ and https://community.dynamics.com/365/supply-chain-management/b/dynamics-365-supply-chain-management-blog/posts/get-the-updated-toolkit-for-easier-deployment-of-solution-specific-help-content

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Core CDS Platform update to 9.1.0.18046 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update180
* Core CDS Platform update expected this weekend to 9.1.0.18350 (or greater) – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update183
* Anchor for Dataflows to 1.0.0.6
* Card for Customer Insights to 0.7.11
* Field Service to 8.8.22.58, then 8.8.23.85
* Project Service to 3.10.31.37
* LinkedIn Sales Nav to 3.0.1.450
* Power Apps Checker to 1.2.0.24
* Service Level Agreement to 9.0.20051.5001
* Regional Emergency Response to 2.3.3.3
* AI Solution Anchor to 2.5.2.5
* Sales Insights to 9.0.2005.3006
* Omnichannel app (unique update experience in admin portal under Applications)

How do I operationalize things:

* Sending emails with unresolved recipients from CDS using Power Automate – http://linnzawwin.blogspot.com/2020/06/send-email-to-unresolved-recipients-in.html

Featured Content:

* Charles Drayton conversation in celebration of Juneteenth 2020

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