Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2019-01-18

Show Notes

What’s New:

* Timers in Model-Driven Apps and CE – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-engagement/customize/timer-control-legacy
* Controlling Grid and List behavior across form factors in Unified Interface in Model-Driven Apps and CE – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-engagement/customize/specify-properties-for-unified-interface-apps
* Optimize Form Load Performance in Model-Driven Apps and CE – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-engagement/customize/optimize-form-performance
* LCS January Update – https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/lcs/2019/01/10/lcs-january-2019-release-1-release-notes/
* Power Platform Data Integrator Improvements – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/data-integrator-updates-new-features-with-an-intuitive-user-interface-providing-a-fluent-experience/
* New F&O features in 8.1 and 8.1.2: Derived dimensions – https://community.dynamics.com/365/financeandoperations/b/financials/archive/2018/11/26/new-features-in-8-1-and-8-1-2-deriveddimensions
* Cumulative Update 03 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central has been released – https://community.dynamics.com/business/b/businesscentraldevitpro/archive/2019/01/16/cumulative-update-03-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-business-central-has-been-released
* Even more Dataflow goodness to make it easier to get your data into your data lake or the PowerBI service – https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-dataflows-january-updates/
* PowerApps gets a facelift when working with data sources and fields on forms – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/improved-datasource-and-field-selection-in-canvas-apps/
* Delegation improvements in PowerApps using CDS connector – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/delegation-of-aggregate-functions-for-cds/
* PowerApps is now fully audited in Office 365 Security and Compliance Center – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-powerapps-audit-events-now-available-in-office-365-security-compliance-center/
* Good news for Flow users who leverage the Planner or Outlook connectors – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/january-connector-improvements-and-new-releases/
* Talent Solution Upgrade to 6.140.0
* Sales Insights (AI for Sales) Solution Upgrade to
* Field Service Solution Upgrade to
* If you were attempting to upgrade Voice of the Customer (per earlier
episode) from the solutions list in the admin center and it failed, please
try again but trigger the upgrade from the applications area instead (twice if it fails the first time).
* Power Platform User Group has formed in Minneapolis – Join at https://www.powerplatformug.com/communities/community-home?CommunityKey=19c2ac73-92c9-48bb-a26a-0eb83c7f7714
* Spring Release (Apr 2019) Notes should be available on Monday (Jan 21) – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/index
* Signup for Spring Release Virtual Launch Event (April 2, 2019 at 8am CDT) – https://info.microsoft.com/Microsoft-Business-Applications-Virtual-Launch-Event-April-19-Registration.html?lcid=en-us
* Talent Webinar Series – https://info.microsoft.com/IntroductionToDynamics365forTalent-Registration.html

How do I operationalize this?

* Enable Punchouts in F&O
* Embed a Canvas PowerApp to show credit card info in a Model-Driven (D365CE) Contact Form