Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2020-07-31


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Monitoring Portals with Application Insights – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/monitoring-the-power-platform-power-apps-portal—implementing-application-insights
* Microsoft Dataflex for Teams, a new low-code data platform (think Common Data Service Lite) for Microsoft Teams (should be available in preview in early August) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-microsoft-dataflex-a-new-low-code-data-platform-for-microsoft-teams/ with more details here – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/a-closer-look-at-data-platform-capabilities-in-dataflex-for-teams/
* Updated Teams Connector that allows selected messages to be the trigger for an automation and now natively create new Teams – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/automate-the-digital-workspace-with-microsoft-power-automate-and-microsoft-teams/
* Putting Power BI in Power Apps Portals got WAY easier – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-apps-portals-simplified-power-bi-integration-using-power-bi-component/
* We now support OAuth credentials in the Data Gateway, so you can pass AAD user creds through to on-premises SQL Servers through the gateway now – https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/on-premises-data-gateway-july-2020-update-is-now-available/
* Return to the Workplace solution – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/sample-apps/return-to-workplace/overview and https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/2020/07/21/return-to-the-workplace-with-confidence-with-the-power-platform/ with an event you can register for coming up August 6 at 11:00am CDT at https://events1.social27.com/microsoft-return-to-the-workplace/page/pre-signup
* New AI model that lets you straightaway grab data from receipts using AI Builder – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/process-receipts-with-ai-builder/
* Today is the last day you will be able to use the Power Apps, Power Automate, or Dynamics 365 Admin Centers. Moving forward, all of that functionality will be served through only the Power Platform Admin Center.

What’s New in CE:

* Forms Pro is now Dynamics 365 Customer Voice – https://community.dynamics.com/365/b/365teamblog/posts/democratizing-customer-feedback-with-the-new-dynamics-365-customer-voice

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC:

* New Connected Store Features – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2020/07/22/introducing-new-functionalities-to-dynamics-365-connected-store/
* Nice Overview of Fraud Protection – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2020/07/22/protect-revenue-and-reputation-with-dynamics-365-fraud-protection/
* What’s new in Human Resources – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-whats-new-2020-07-23

What’s New in F&SCM:

* All in One deployable packages – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/dev-tools/aio-deployable-packages
* Good Power Platform documentation – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/power-platform/overview
* Asset Leasing in F&SCM – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2020/07/28/simplify-and-automate-compliance-with-asset-leasing-in-dynamics-365-finance/ and https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave2/finance-operations/dynamics365-finance/asset-leasing
* Nice read on setting up Dual Write – https://daxture.blogspot.com/2020/07/the-dual-write-implementation-part-1.html
* Second part discussing the prerequisites – https://community.dynamics.com/365/financeandoperations/b/faisalfareedaxlibrary/posts/the-dual-write-implementation—part-2—understand-pre-requisites
* APAC India Updates for 10.1.12 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/localizations/apac-ind-news-letter-10-0-12
* Wave 2 2020 Updates – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave2/finance-operations/dynamics365-finance/planned-features

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Core CDS Platform update to 9.1.0.19865 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update198
* Core CDS Platform update expected this weekend to 9.1.0.20158 (or greater) (October Preview Build available in this release) – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update201
* Forms Pro to 2.0.0.5
* Customer Care Intelligence BOTs to 1.0.0.75
* AI Builder to 2.6.3.4 then 2.6.4.2
* Marketing to 1.35.10063.2012
* Knowledge Management to 9.0.1.1196
* Healthcare Accelerator to 2.2.3.3
* HCM Talent to 6.2.0
* Marketing to 1.35.10063.2012
* Application Common to 9.0.2006.5018
* Core Sales to 9.0.2006.5014
* Lead Management to 9.0.2006.5011
* Product Management to 9.0.2006.5005
* Sales Integration and Add-ons to 9.0.2006.5000
* Sales Embedded to 9.0.2006.5004
* Core Service Scheduling to 9.0.20065.1001

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