Dynamics Fortnight Friday Episode for 2018-05-11

Show Notes

What’s New

PowerApps updates:

Flow updates:

Dynamics 365 CE Updates:

How do I operationalize this?

1. Notifications (for non-global admins)
2. Show how to know updates are ready and apply them

Featured Content

Entire Dynamics Stack:

  • GDPR Readiness
  • Accessibility
    • Vision
      • Magnifier / High Contrast
    •  Hearing
      • Narrator / Screen Reader compatibility
    • Speech
      • Game Chat Transcription – Speech to Text and vice versa
      • Enhanced Dictation
      • Focus Mode
      • Syllabification – improves word recognition

Specifics in Customer Engagement:


  • Unified Client Interface completeness
  • Common Data Service for Apps
    • Auditing of reads of records in CDS for Apps


  • First party solution using CDS for Analytics, just like Sales or Service
  • Multi-Channel customer journey orchestration (marketing automation)
  • Event Management
  • Lead scoring and management
  • Meant for mid-sized marketing needs – Adobe is still our preferred
    Enterprise solution


Specifics in Business Central:

  • Small and Medium sized businesses
  • Next Generation of NAV
  • Financials
  • Supply Chain
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Project
  • Service order management
  • HR

Specifics in Talent:

  • Integration with F&O preview
  • Configuration Hiring process
  • Advanced Interview scheduling
  • Portal
  • Onboard updates

Specifics in PowerApps:

  • Introduction of Model Driven PowerApps
  • In Canvas PowerApps, introduction of attachment handling for SharePoint

Specifics in Finance and Operations: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/unified-operations/fin-and-ops/get-started/whats-new-changed

  • Alerts
  • Optimization Advisor
  • Project Improvements
  • Vendor Collaboration
  • CDS 2.0
  • Integration for Talent and Project Service Automation
  • Telemetry based KB recommendations in LCS