Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2020-01-17


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* The New Flow Community Cookbook is here. Contribute your assets to the broader community! – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/the-new-flow-cookbook-is-here/
* Power Automate with Adaptive Cards brings responsive data capture scenarios to life in Teams – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-automate-adaptive-cards-introduces-business-form-scenarios-on-microsoft-teams/
* Webinar coming up shortly after the show talking about Power Virtual Agent integration with BOT Framework skills – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/jan-17-webinar-integrating-bot-framework-skills-with-power-virtual-agents/
* Love seeing continued updates to the Power Platform Center of Excellence Starter Kit – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/update-to-the-power-platform-center-of-excellence-starter-kit/
* Self-Service Purchase capabilities turns on Tuesday, Jan 28. Reminder, if you have a need to disable it, you can with https://aka.ms/allowselfservicepurchase-powershell
* Second Reminder – Release Notes for 2020 should be posted here – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plans/#pivot=products&panel=products1  on or around Monday, Jan 27, 2020.

What’s New in CE:

* Tip for very efficient way to display related information about a record – https://www.inogic.com/blog/2020/01/how-to-use-enhanced-reference-panel-in-uci-for-rendering-multiple-sub-grids/

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Core CDS Platform update to 9.1.0.11139 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update111
* Core CDS Platform update expected this weekend to 9.1.0.11437 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update114
* Field Service to 8.8.8.135
* Project Service to 3.10.4.21
* Dynamics 365 Electronic Medical Records to 2.1.3.0
* AI Solution Anchor to 1.11.1.2 then 1.11.1.3
* Environment Variables to 1.0.2.7
* Core Service Scheduling to 9.0.19122.1010

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Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2020-01-03


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Working with better file storage architecture in CDS/Power Platform and Canvas Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/public-preview-of-file-attribute-in-power-apps/
* More on file storage unique to Common Data Service – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-improvements-to-data-storage-in-common-data-services/
* Canvas PowerApps components get support for connectors to make UI and data repositories portable between apps easily – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/canvas-components-get-support-for-connectors/
* Update to the Power Apps and Power Automate Administration and Governance Whitepaper is now available – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/update-to-the-power-apps-and-power-automate-administration-and-governance-whitepaper-is-now-available/
* AI Builder gets new text recognizer capability and is now available in more places – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/ai-builder-december-update/

What’s New in CE:

* Performance benefits of unified interface – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/performance-benefits-of-unified-interface/
* Compare SharePoint and CDS file/image storage – https://jukkaniiranen.com/2019/12/why-would-you-store-images-and-files-in-cds/
* Wanting to use “Create PDF” or “Email PDF” and only see “No Options
Available”? Tip for setting it up to function as desired – http://mscrmgmr.blogspot.com/2019/12/create-pdf-have-no-options-available-on.html
* Reminder – Dynamics Social Engagement will stop working on Jan 16 (just before our next show)
* Another helpful post about App for Outlook details – https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crminthefield/posts/dynamics-365-app-for-outlook-part-9—app-for-outlook-components
* PCF Control to utilize new File fields in Model Driven Apps – https://stuffandtacos.azurewebsites.net/2019/12/27/file-field-manager-for-model-driven-app/

What’s New in Talent/Retail/BC:

* What’s New in Talent – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/talent/whats-new-talent-december-17-2019
and https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/talent/whats-new-talent-december-12-2019
* Business Central Wave 2 Release PDF – https://download.microsoft.com/download/4/3/b/43bbc143-5ca4-4996-8cb7-de76cbfa05f7/2019%20Release%20Wave%202%20%20-%20Dynamics%20365%20Business%20Central%20-%20Release%20Overview%20Guide%20v2019-2-0.pdf
* Release Calendar Page – https://dynamics.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications/product-updates/#release-calendar
* What’s New or Planned in Cross-App Capabilities – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2019wave2/finance-operations-crossapp-capabilities/planned-features

What’s New in F&O:

* Learner’s Catalog for F&O – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/fin-ops/get-started/learning-catalog?toc=/dynamics365/commerce/toc.json
* Feature Platform 32 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/whats-new-platform-update-32
* Where to you now find 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 9.1.0.10537 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update105
* Core CDS Platform update to 9.1.0.10743 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update107
* Core CDS Platform update expected this weekend to 9.1.0.10955 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update109
* Marketing to 1.35.10057.1054
* Adobe Sign to 9.0.0.0
* Sales Insights to 9.0.1.7079
* Customer Service Hub Anchor to 9.0.19111.1004
* Forms Pro to 1.19.0.0
* Dynamics Sales App to 9.0.1911.3012

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Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 12-06-2019


What’s New in Power Platform:

What’s New in CE:

What’s New in Talent/Retail/BC:

What’s New in F&O:

What’s New in Solution Updates:

How do I operationalize things:

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Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 11-22-2019


What’s New in Power Platform:

What’s New in CE:

What’s New in Talent/Retail/BC:

What’s New in F&O:

What’s New in Solution Updates:

How do I operationalize things:

Featured Content:

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Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 11-08-2019


What’s New in Power Platform:

What’s New in CE:

What’s New in Talent/Retail/BC:

Featured Content: 

  • Show embedding a Canvas PowerApp in Teams with updated experience 

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Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 10-25-2019


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

What’s New in CE:

  • BIG weekend! Fall Wave features roll out to all orgs in North America this weekend.

What’s New in Talent/Retail/BC:

What’s New in F&O:

What’s New in Solution Updates:

How do I operationalize things:

Featured Content:

  • Show how to launch and start to leverage “Monitor” for Canvas PowerApps

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Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 10-11-2019


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

What’s New in CE:

What’s New in Talent/Retail/BC:

What’s New in F&O:

What’s New in Solution Updates:

AI Solution Anchor to 1.9.3.8

  • Guides to 200.0.0.102, then to 200.0.0.107
  • Project Service Automation to 3.10.1.71
  • Core Service Scheduling to 9.0.19095.1006
  • PowerApps Checker Base to 1.0.1.52 (this came out today, but wait until next week to install it)
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Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 08-30-2019


 

Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform: 

What’s New in CE: 

What’s New in Talent/Retail/BC: 

What’s New in F&O: 

What’s New in Solution Updates: 

How do I operationalize things? 

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Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 09-27-2019


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

• PCF now in Preview for Canvas Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-experimental-release-of-the-powerapps-component-framework-for-canvas-apps/
• A customizable common header is coming to PowerApps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/the-common-microsoft-header-is-coming-to-powerapps/
• There are lots of nice enhancements (and a name change) to tooling enabling robust data imports into Common Data Service – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-in-dataflows-and-data-integration-september-2019/
• Take advantage of several great templates in PowerApps with our packaged Employee Experience Starter Kit – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powerapps-employee-experience-starter-kit/
• Register now for the Virtual Launch Event on Oct 10 – https://info.microsoft.com/Microsoft-Business-Applications-virtual-launch-event-October-2019_Registration.html

What’s New in CE:

• Nice site to help guide the transition to Unified Interface – https://community.dynamics.com/365/unified-interface/
• 2019 Release Wave 2 Features will be start the global rollout on or around Oct 5. It’s expected to hit the North American tenants on or around Oct 25 (Nov 1 for GCC) with build 9.1.0.92XX – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/preview-october-2019-updates#faq
• Advanced AI topic clustering in Customer Service Insights – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2019/09/19/advanced-ai-topic-clustering-in-customer-service-insights/
• CE Banking Accelerator adds BIAN API implementation – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2019/09/20/microsoft-dynamics-365-banking-accelerator-adds-bian-api-implementation/
• If you’re using Dynamics 365 Guides Preview, you’ll need to license it and update all components of it as of Tuesday, Oct 1, to version 2.0.0.xx

What’s New in Talent/Retail/BC:

• What’s New in Wave 2 Webinar Series – https://learning.eventbuilder.com/Business_Apps_FY20_Wave_2_Web_Series
• What’s New Wave 2 Videos – https://dynamics.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications/product-updates/#overview-guides-and-videos

What’s New in Solution Updates:

• Core CDS Platform update to 9.1.0.8428 – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4517084/service-update-84-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-9-1-0
• Core CDS Platform update expected this weekend to 9.1.0.8627 – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4517805/service-update-86-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-9-1-0
• AI Solution Anchor to 1.9.3.4
• Field Service to 8.8.3.533
• Microsoft Forms Pro to 1.16.0.0
• Project Service Automation to 3.10.1.40

How do I operationalize things: (Release Wave 2 features)

• How to configure the Opportunity Close dialog
• How to turn on prompting for Account, Contact, or Opportunity creation when qualifying a Lead
• How to turn on enhanced in-app email experience

Featured Content:

• Quick overview of “Store of the Future” opening at Mall of America today

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Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 09-13-2019


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

What’s New in CE:

What’s New in Talent/Retail/BC:

What’s New in F&O:

What’s New in Solution Updates:

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