Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-07-12


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Author Power Pages content using Power Fx – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/blog/power-pages/use-power-fx-in-power-pages-for-authoring-dynamic-content/
* Multiple triggers in a Cloud Flow – https://www.mattcollinsjones.co.uk/single-post/multiple-triggers-in-a-cloud-flow
* Run Power Apps in RealWear devices – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/blog/power-apps/through-the-looking-glass-power-apps-and-realwear/
* Power Apps gets ERD view of Dataverse Tables – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/blog/power-apps/work-with-complex-data-models-in-an-erd-view-assisted-by-copilot/
* Power Apps features/settings control improvements – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/blog/power-apps/ga-of-many-long-time-preview-features/
* Dataverse Web API playground in Dataverse Accelerator – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/maker/data-platform/dataverse-accelerator/api-playground
* More details on live coauthoring of Canvas Power Apps (preview) – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/blog/power-apps/build-apps-as-a-team-with-live-coauthoring/
* Power Apps June 24 Feature Update Summary – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/blog/power-apps/whats-new-in-power-apps-june-2024-feature-update/
* Business Approval Kit July Update – https://github.com/microsoft/powercat-business-approvals-kit/releases/tag/BusinessApprovalKit-July2024
* COE Starter Kit July Update – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-July2024
* Native offline performance enhancement – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/it-professional/2024/07/08/improve-mobile-offline-performance-with-offline-table-column-selection/
* Copilot Studio Kit – https://github.com/microsoft/Power-CAT-Copilot-Studio-Kit/blob/main/README.md
* June 24 update for PAD – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/blog/power-automate/june-2024-update-of-power-automate-for-desktop/

What’s New in CE:

* Field Service now has a Crew Allocation Tool – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/it-professional/2024/06/17/dynamics-365-field-service-announces-new-crew-allocation-tool-enabling-morning-shuffle/
* Licensing update for Customer Insights (unlimited installs) – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/it-professional/2024/06/18/announcing-unlimited-application-installs-in-dynamics-365-customer-insights/
* Copilot for Service enhancements – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/it-professional/2024/06/27/use-expanded-copilot-for-service-capabilities-in-your-crm/
* D365 Stand-Alone Contact Center (not tied to CRM) is GA – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/business-leader/2024/07/01/microsoft-dynamics-365-contact-center-is-now-generally-available/
* Optimizely with Customer Insights (preview) – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/it-professional/2024/07/02/omni-channel-real-time-personalization-with-dynamics-365-customer-insights-and-optimizely/

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.26.60 then 1.5.26.64
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Base to 1.5.26.219 then 1.5.26.226
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – CCaaS APIs to 1.5.26.24054341 then 1.5.26.24062358
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Facebook to 1.5.26.39 then 1.5.26.43
* Omnichannel for Customer Service ? SMS to 1.5.26.56
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Social Channels to 1.5.26.41 then 1.5.26.45
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Teams to 1.5.26.39 then 1.5.26.43
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Telephony to 1.5.26.217 then 1.5.26.223
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Outbound to 1.5.26.26
* Omnichannel Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.26.24
* Omnichannel Telephony Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.26.24
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.8231 then 1.3.0.8932
* Copilot in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management to 1.0.02720.3
* Invoice Capture for Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.6.1.1
* Power Apps App D365 Teams Integration App to 9.1.34.240618006 then 9.1.35.240620007 then 9.1.24071.240628009
* Power Automate Extensions to 1.8.9.1 then 1.8.11.1 then 1.8.15.1
* Managed Analytics App to 9.1.0.206
* Power Platform Connection References to 1.12.0.0
* Dual-write core solution to 1.0.24062.2 then 1.0.24071.2
* Dual-write Party and Global Address Book Solutions to 3.5.2.131
* Dual Write Supply Chain Extended Solution to 2.3.4.324
* Dual-Write Asset Management Solutions to 2.2.2.111
* Globalization Solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.0.2724.3 then 1.0.2735.2
* Power BI Extensions (Preview) to 1.0.0.139 then 1.0.0.141
* Virtual connectors in Dataverse to 9.1.0.214
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Intelligence to 9.1.24052.1021 then 9.1.24054.1013 then 9.1.24054.1014 then 9.1.24062.1022
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 9.0.24054.1023 then 9.0.24062.1006
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24053.1003 then 9.0.24061.1005
* Power Automate Process Mining to 1.3.3.6 then 1.3.3.8
* Dynamics 365 Demand Planning Application to 1.0.0.1155
* Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability Data Model to 2.20.0.342
* Microsoft Sustainability Manager to 2.20.0.342
* Excel to Table in Dataverse and Canvas App to 1.0.20.3 then 1.0.21.2
* Wrap for Power Apps to 202302.2.906.30
* Dynamics 365 ChannelExperienceApps to 1.0.24054.1006 then 1.0.24062.1008
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.24062.1002
* Appprofilemanager to 10.1.24054.1007 then 10.1.24062.1005
* Dataverse Accelerator to 1.0.5.6
* Microsoft Sustainability Manager Premium to 2.20.0.350 then 2.21.0.426
* Microsoft Service Copilot Base Solutions to 202407.1.0102.0
* Workforce Management for Customer Service to 9.0.24062.1349
* Customer Insights – Real Time Journeys to 1.1.43992.110
* Microsoft Dynamics 365 – PowerAIExtensions to 1.0.1.185 then 1.0.1.191
* Dynamics 365 for Field Service to 8.8.118.21
* Power Apps Checker to 2.0.0.95
* Dynamics 365 for Field Service to 8.8.119.15
* Microsoft Cloud for Retail – Foundation to 1.0.0.1035
* Copilot for finance and operations apps to 1.0.02748.3

4 Places you can look to find out some of the details of these updates:

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* M365 Admin Center – https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/MessageCenter
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights
* F&SC Release Schedule – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-06-14


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Designing custom page layouts in Power Pages – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/build-custom-page-layouts-in-power-pages-design-studio/
* May update for PAD gets Dataverse connector – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/may-2024-update-of-power-automate-for-desktop/
* Power Apps May Feature Update – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-power-apps-may-2024-feature-update/
* Power Pages reporting enhancements – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-new-environment-and-site-level-views-for-the-power-pages-licensing-dashboard-preview/
* June edition of COE Starter Kit is out – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-June2024

What’s New in CE:

* D365 Contact Center standalone offering (no service module) – https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2024/06/04/announcing-dynamics-365-contact-center-a-copilot-first-cloud-contact-center-to-transform-service-experiences/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Business Central on-premises to online migration: End-to-end overview – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/dev-itpro/administration/migrate-business-central-on-premises
* Discover smart trends and patterns with Store insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/commerce/dynamics365-commerce/discover-smart-trends-patterns-store-insights
* Avoid duplication with Microsoft Entra ID integration – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-human-resources/entra-id-integration
* Using Copilot in Human Resources – https://adoption.microsoft.com/en-us/copilot-scenario-library/human-resources/
* Get started with copilot in Dynamics 365 Project Operations – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/training/modules/get-started-copilot-project-operations/

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Unified Admin Experience for Finance and Operations – https://community.dynamics.com/blogs/post/?postid=2f6a488e-3319-ef11-9f89-000d3a4fa3e0
* Copilot Capabilities in Dynamics 365 Finance and SCM – https://community.dynamics.com/blogs/post/?postid=b0f693aa-931f-ef11-9f89-000d3a1673b4
* Navigate and search using Copilot in finance and operations – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/finance-operations-crossapp-capabilities/navigate-search-using-copilot-finance-operations
* Archive with Dataverse Long-Term Retention within Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O apps – https://community.dynamics.com/blogs/post/?postid=4330aec1-3828-ef11-840b-000d3a1673b4

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Dataverse Accelerator to 1.0.4.36
* Power Automate Extensions to 1.8.6.1, then 1.8.7.1
* Virtual connectors in Dataverse to 9.1.0.202
* Dynamics 365 ChannelExperienceApps to 1.0.24045.2002 then 1.0.24045.2004 then 1.0.24052.1011
* Microsoft Project Service Core to 1.0.103.224
* Catalog Client to 1.4.504.500
* Dynamics 365 for Field Service to 8.8.117.34
* Dynamics 365 Guides to 900.4.0.0
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24051.1002
* Microsoft Dynamics 365 Project Operations to 4.103.0.261
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.26.58
* Omnichannel Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.26.22
* Omnichannel Telephony Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.26.22
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Base to 1.5.26.210
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – CCaaS APIs to 1.5.26.24052326
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.8073
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Outbound to 1.5.26.24
* Omnichannel for Customer Service ? SMS to 1.5.26.54
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Social Channels to 1.5.26.39
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Teams to 1.5.26.37
* Copilot in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management to 1.0.02713.3
* Copilot in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.0.2713.5
* Excel to Table in Dataverse and Canvas App to 1.0.19.1
* Managed Analytics App to 9.1.0.206
* Power Platform Environment Settings App to 1.1.0.3389
* Wrap for Power Apps to 202302.2.906.29
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.24052.1008
* Appprofilemanager to 10.1.24052.1005
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 9.0.24052.1001
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Intelligence to 9.1.24052.1020
* Finance and Operations Virtual Entity to 2.9.2.312
* Globalization Solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.0.2720.2

4 Places you can look to find out some of the details of these updates:

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* M365 Admin Center – https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/MessageCenter
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights
* F&SC Release Schedule – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-05-31


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Power Apps Build Announcements – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-apps-is-making-it-easier-for-developers-to-build-with-microsoft-copilot-and-each-other/
* Power Pages Build Announcements – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-power-pages-is-bringing-the-new-standard-in-secure-ai-powered-capabilities/
* Copilot Studio Build Announcements – https://microsoftcopilotstudio.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-copilot-studio-building-copilots-with-agent-capabilities/
* Monitor your Dataverse Plugins (preview) – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/maker/data-platform/dataverse-accelerator/plugin-monitoring
* Power Pages Security Workspace – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-new-security-workspace-in-power-pages-design-studio-that-puts-site-security-to-the-forefront/
* Dataverse enhancements with Copilot Studio – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/unlock-new-levels-of-productivity-with-microsoft-dataverse-and-microsoft-copilot-studio/
* New maker experiences in Power Automate – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/revolutionize-the-way-you-work-with-automation-and-ai/
* Connectors a plenty – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/super-charge-your-copilot-with-6-new-copilot-connector-plugins-along-with-74-new-connectors-releases-and-116-connector-updates-from-power-platform/
* Make your public Power Platform Connectors available easily – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-partner-center-to-certify-and-publish-power-platform-copilot-connectors-and-plugins/
* New Card Gallery for Power Pages – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-card-gallery-a-new-data-control-in-power-pages/
* Power Pages pro-dev enhancements – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-pages-pro-developer-experience-enhancements-update/
* Updated WAF in Power Pages is GA – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-web-application-firewall-in-power-pages-general-availability-ga/
* Model choosing available in parts of AI Builder – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/generative-ai-prompts-to-automate-content-processing/
* Power Pages gets Gen AI driven search – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/improve-power-pages-site-search-with-generative-ai-summarization-experience/
* Environment strategy white paper – https://aka.ms/powerpnp/environmentstrategy/download
* Cross geo enable your pipelines – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/alm/enable-cross-geo-solution-deployments
* See YAML code directly in Canvas App Maker Studio – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-code-view-in-power-apps-studio-public-preview/
* More modern control and theming improvements – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/may24-updates-for-modern-controls-and-theming/

What’s New in CE:

* Skills based agent search in Service – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/it-professional/2024/05/17/try-skill-based-agent-search-in-dynamics-365-customer-service/
* Content recommendations and more in Sales Copilot – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/it-professional/2024/05/20/copilot-in-d365-sales-boosts-efficiency-with-content-recommendations-and-qa/
* Copilot Workspace in Sales Copilot – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/it-professional/2024/05/20/transform-seller-productivity-with-copilot-in-dynamics-365-sales/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Project Lite 2024 Updates – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/pro/whats-new/whats-new-apr-2024-lite
* HR Update 10.0.40 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/get-started/hr-whats-new-10-0-40
* Business Central 24.1 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/dev-itpro/whatsnew/whatsnew-update-24-1 and https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/smb/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Create a Data Maintenance Strategy for F&SC – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/it-professional/2024/05/21/create-a-data-maintenance-strategy-for-dynamics-365-finance-and-operations-data-part-one/ and https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-365/blog/it-professional/2024/05/22/create-a-data-maintenance-strategy-for-dynamics-365-finance-and-operations-data-part-two/

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Base to 1.5.26.202
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – CCaaS APIs to 1.5.26.24044300
* Power Apps Checker to 2.0.0.92
* Power Pages Core to 1.0.2405.98
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.7669
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.26.54
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Facebook to 1.5.26.33
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Outbound to 1.5.26.22
* Omnichannel for Customer Service ? SMS to 1.5.26.49
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Social Channels to 1.5.26.35
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Teams to 1.5.26.33
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Telephony to 1.5.26.184
* Omnichannel Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.26.20
* Omnichannel Telephony Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.26.20
* Wrap for Power Apps to 202302.2.906.27
* Dual Write Finance and Extended Solutions to 2.3.1.123
* Dual Write Supply Chain Extended Solution to 2.3.4.312
* Globalization Solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.0.2694.1
* Dynamics 365 Export to Data Lake to 1.0.0.122, then 1.0.0.124
* Dynamics 365 Customer Insights – Journeys to 1.104.2007.0
* Dynamics 365 Customer Insights – Journeys real-time to 1.1.41881.62
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24043.2002
* Power Automate Extensions to 1.8.5.0
* Dynamics 365 Demand Planning Application to 1.0.0.1112
* Store Operations Assist Foundation to 1.0.0.1009
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.24045.1007
* Appprofilemanager to 10.1.24045.1007
* Dynamics 365 ChannelExperienceApps to 1.0.24045.2001
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 9.0.24045.1001
* Power Automate Process Mining to 1.3.3.3
* Microsoft Flow Approvals to 2.0.5.4
* Creator Kit to 1.0.20240529.1
* Microsoft Sustainability Manager to 2.19.0.289
* Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability Data Model to 2.19.0.289

4 Places you can look to find out some of the details of these updates:

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* M365 Admin Center – https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/MessageCenter
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights
* F&SC Release Schedule – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-05-17


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Block Unmanaged Customizations is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-of-block-unmanaged-customizations/
* May release of COE Starter Kit is out – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-May2024
* Regional restrictions for Synapse Link and Link to Fabric have been removed!
* Maker Welcoming is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-of-power-apps-maker-welcome-content/
* Dataverse recycle bin – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/restore-deleted-table-records
* Cloud Flow executions stored in Dataverse – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-automate/dataverse/cloud-flow-run-metadata
* Updated low-code AI Capabilities – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/infuse-any-ai-solution-with-your-enterprise-data-prompts-and-plugins/
* Power Automate visual in Power BI is GA – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/embed-workflows-in-your-power-bi-reports-with-power-automate-visual-now-generally-available-2/
* Power Pages is now covered by Advisor – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-pages-recommendations-now-generally-available-in-power-advisor/
* Pro Devs get copresence editing Power Pages in VS Code – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-copresence-in-power-pages-visual-studio-code-for-the-web/
* Environment Groups and Routing go GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-of-environment-groups-and-environment-routing/
* Power Platform Well-Architected – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-power-platform-well-architected/

What’s New in CE:

* Service Prompt Plugins – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/05/03/extend-copilot-capabilities-with-plugins/
* Draft Knowledge Articles with Copilot – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/05/13/empower-agents-to-draft-case-based-knowledge-articles-with-copilot/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Business Central Copilot – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/05/13/work-smarter-with-microsoft-copilot-in-dynamics-365-business-central/
* Project Operations Tax – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/05/14/improved-project-sales-tax-capabilities-now-available/
* Project Operations Updates –
1) https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/whats-new/whats-new-2024w1-resource-based
2) https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/prod-pma/whats-new/whats-new-2024w1ea-stocked
3) https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/pro/whats-new/whats-new-2024w1-early-access-lite

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Cross App updates 10.0.40 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/fin-ops/get-started/whats-new-platform-updates-10-0-40
* Supply Chain 10.0.40 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/get-started/whats-new-scm-10-0-40

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Power Automate Extensions to 1.8.2.0, then 1.8.3.2
* Appprofilemanager to 10.1.24041.1017, then 10.1.24043.2007
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.24041.1006, then 9.2.24043.2002
* Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Platform Tools to 1.0.3.51
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.26.41
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Base to 1.5.26.186
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – CCaaS APIs to 1.5.26.24042282
* Omnichannel for Customer Service ? SMS to 1.5.26.38
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Teams to 1.5.26.22
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.7332
* Catalog Client to 1.4.503.500
* Managed Analytics App to 9.1.0.201
* Virtual connectors in Dataverse to 9.1.0.162, then 9.1.0.166, then 9.1.0.172
* Power Pages Core to 1.0.2404.86, then 1.0.2405.96
* Dynamics 365 Demand Planning Application to 1.0.0.1108
* Power Automate Process Mining to 1.3.3.2
* Excel to Table in Dataverse and Canvas App to 1.0.17.5
* Dynamics 365 for Field Service to 8.8.114.30
* Microsoft Service Copilot Base Solutions to 202405.3.1301.0
* Customer Insights Real-Time Journeys to 1.1.40197.71
* Dynamics 365 ChannelExperienceApps to 1.0.24043.2003
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 9.0.24043.1002
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24043.2001
* Dynamics 365 Export to Data Lake to 1.0.0.121
* Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability Data Model to 2.19.0.278
* Microsoft Sustainability Manager to 2.19.0.278
* Copilot in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management to 1.0.02691.3
* Dynamics 365 Sales LinkedIn Integration to 3.0.1.1685

4 Places you can look to find out some of the details of these updates:

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* M365 Admin Center – https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/MessageCenter
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights
* F&SC Release Schedule – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-05-03


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Make an FAQ Power Pages site from existing documents – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/summarize-documents-into-faq-web-pages-using-power-pages-design-studio-copilot/
* Another SAP Connector option – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-public-preview-of-the-sap-odata-connector/
* Copilot for Power Fx – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-new-copilot-features-for-power-fx/
* Dataverse Plugins now support virtual networks – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/next-level-connectivity-security-dataverse-plug-ins-embrace-virtual-networks/
* Pipelines for all is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/pipelines-for-all-are-now-generally-available-ga/
* GA for new environments with CMK – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-of-customer-managed-keys-for-new-environments-in-power-automate/ and https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-of-customer-managed-keys-for-power-apps/
* April enhancements for Power Automate Desktop – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/april-2024-update-of-power-automate-for-desktop/
* April feature summary for Power Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-power-apps-april-2024-feature-update/
* Power Pages maker Copilot goes GA – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-pages-maker-copilot-is-now-generally-available/

What’s New in CE:

* Customize Work Order summarization in Field Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/04/22/announcing-configurable-copilot-summaries-in-field-service/
* Copilot in Guides (private preview) – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/industry/blog/industrial-metaverse/2024/04/22/early-adopters-of-microsoft-copilot-in-dynamics-365-guides-recognize-the-potential-for-productivity-gains/
* Power Pages copilot integrates with D365 Digital Contact Center – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/integrate-power-pages-site-copilot-with-dynamics-365-customer-service-omni-channel/
* Agent Call Quality Survey in Customer Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/04/30/try-the-agent-call-quality-survey-in-dynamics-365-customer-service/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Commerce 10.0.40 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/get-started/whats-new-commerce-10-0-40

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Installing BPP Visuals – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/business-performance-planning/powerbi-visual-install
* Finance 10.0.40 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-40

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Dynamics 365 for Field Service to 8.8.112.28, then 8.8.113.29
* Managed Analytics App to 9.1.0.191
* Microsoft Dynamics 365 – PowerAIExtensions to 1.0.1.115
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.7299
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.26.29
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Base to 1.5.26.160
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – CCaaS APIs to 1.5.26.24034267
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Facebook to 1.5.26.13
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Outbound to 1.5.26.12
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – SMS to 1.5.26.26
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Social Channels to 1.5.26.15
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Teams to 1.5.26.13
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Telephony to 1.5.26.154
* Omnichannel Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.26.10
* Omnichannel Telephony Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.26.10
* Invoice Capture for Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.5.1.1
* Power Automate Extensions to 1.8.0.0, then 1.8.1.0
* Power Apps App D365 Teams Integration App to 1.0.0.3
* Power Platform Pipelines to 9.1.24043.240418025
* Dual-write core solution to 1.0.24044.1
* Dual Write Supply Chain Extended Solution to 2.3.4.300
* Microsoft Dynamics 365 Project Operations to 4.103.0.172
* Planning Optimization Add-in for Dynamics 365 SCM to 1.0.0.115
* Appprofilemanager to 10.1.24033.1017
* Microsoft Service Copilot Base Solutions to 202404.3.1603.0
* Workforce Management for Customer Service to 9.0.24043.1006
* Dynamics 365 Customer Insights – Journeys real-time to 1.1.40197.68
* Dynamics 365 ChannelExperienceApps to 1.0.24041.1002
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 9.0.24041.1002
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24041.1003
* Dynamics 365 Sales Conversation Intelligence to 9.0.1.1213
* Workforce Management for Customer Service to 9.0.24043.1172
* Microsoft Project Service Core to 1.0.103.148

4 Places you can look to find out some of the details of these updates:

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* M365 Admin Center – https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/MessageCenter
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights
* F&SC Release Schedule – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-04-19


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* MDA timeline gets new highlights capability – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/04/04/introducing-timeline-highlights-powered-by-generative-ai/
* March theming updates in Canvas Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/march-2024-updates-for-modernization-and-theming-in-power-apps/
* Update to syntax when referencing columns in Power Fx – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-fx-no-more-columns-names-in-text-strings/
* Launch Event recap – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/04/10/2024-release-wave-1-kicks-off-with-hundreds-of-ai-powered-capabilities-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-and-microsoft-power-platform/
* Examples of how orgs are hyperautomating – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/hyperautomation-unleashing-enterprise-efficiency-with-microsoft-power-automate/
* ALM improvements – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/alm-for-your-entire-organization-april-2024-update/
* Salesforce Virtual Table support via connector – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-salesforce-virtual-table-support-for-power-pages-preview/
* Advisor goes GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-platform-advisor-is-generally-available/
* Easier and more transparent consent in Power Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-apps-streamlined-consent-dialog-begins-rollout-this-week/
* Power Pages license reporting in GCC (preview) – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-pages-licensing-monitoring-features-available-in-us-government-community-clouds/
* REMINDER – US environments get Wave 1 release this weekend (4/19 – 4/22)

What’s New in CE:

* Copilot Analytics in Customer Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/04/10/monitor-copilot-responses-in-dynamics-365-customer-service/
* Evolution of Field Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/04/17/introducing-new-microsoft-copilot-capabilities-to-optimize-dynamics-365-field-service-operations/
* Wave 1 enhancements in Customer Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/04/16/ai-powered-innovations-enhance-customer-service-with-2024-release-wave-1/
* Wave 1 enhancements in Sales/Customer Insights – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/04/18/2024-release-wave-1-transforming-experiences-with-microsoft-copilot-and-dynamics-365/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Create Dynamics 365 implementation projects easily with the new onboarding wizard – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/04/17/dynamics-365-implementation-project-onboarding-wizard/
* Start creating Power Automate flows with Copilot – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/smb/dynamics365-business-central/introduce-power-automate-copilot-integration-business-central
* Increase limit to 1,500 tasks per project – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-project-operations/increase-limit-1500-tasks-per-project
* Enable flexibility when determining financial dimension defaults – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-project-operations/enable-flexibility-when-determining-financial-dimension-defaults
* Enable self-checkout in Store Commerce app – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/commerce/dynamics365-commerce/enable-self-checkout-store-commerce-app

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Create online templates for consolidation – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/create-online-templates-consolidation
* Archive data in Dynamics 365 finance and operations apps with Dataverse – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/sysadmin/archive-data
* Empower users with conversational product help and guidance – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-supply-chain-management/empower-users-conversational-product-help-guidance
* Generate context-aware insights for warehouse workers – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-supply-chain-management/generate-context-aware-insights-warehouse-workers
* Trace goods through the supply chain – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-supply-chain-management/trace-goods-through-supply-chain
* Unleashing the Power of Deferred processing receiving in Dynamics 365 SCM Warehouse Management – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/04/09/unleashing-the-power-of-deferred-processing-receiving-in-dynamics-365-scm-supply-chain-management-warehouse-management/
* Elevating Customer Returns receiving experience with Dynamics 365 SCM Warehouse Management – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/04/08/elevating-customer-returns-receiving-experience-with-dynamics-365-scm-warehouse-management/

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Power Automate Extensions to 1.7.12.0
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.26.27
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Base to 1.5.26.141
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – CCaaS APIs to 1.5.26.24032251
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Facebook to 1.5.26.11
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – SMS to 1.5.26.24
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Social Channels to 1.5.26.13
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Teams to 1.5.26.11
* Omnichannel Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.26.8
* Omnichannel Telephony Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.26.8
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.7269
* Globalization Solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.0.2652.1, then 1.0.2664.2
* Power Platform Pipelines to 9.1.24041.240404023
* Power Platform Connection References to 1.11.0.0
* Microsoft Sustainability Manager to 2.18.0.612
* Virtual connectors in Dataverse to 9.1.0.101
* Copilot in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.0.2659.4
* Invoice Capture for Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.5.0.1
* Microsoft Check-ins to 5.5.0.0
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.24033.1006
* Appprofilemanager to 10.1.24033.1016
* Dynamics 365 ChannelExperienceApps to 1.0.24033.1004
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 9.0.24033.1007
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24033.3009
* Dynamics 365 Intelligent Order Management Trial to 1.0.0.6962
* Store Operations Assist Foundation to 1.0.0.996

4 Places you can look to find out some of the details of these updates:

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* M365 Admin Center – https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/MessageCenter
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights
* F&SC Release Schedule – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-04-05


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Rollback in Pipelines – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/redeploy-past-solution-versions-using-pipelines/
* Better Solution dependency handling – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/working-with-solution-dependencies-for-components-made-easier/
* New Look for Model-Driven Apps on by default in Wave 1 release – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/modern-refreshed-look-and-feel-for-model-driven-apps-on-by-default/
* Wave 1 GA in early regions – hits April 22 in North America – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/general-availability-deployment#deployment-schedule
* March Feature Update for Power Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-power-apps-march-2024-feature-update/
* Use CLI to update Power Pages to Enhanced Data Model – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/migrate-standard-data-model-sites-to-enhanced-data-model-preview/
* Easier license management in Admin Center (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-platform-admins-can-now-assign-licenses-via-intelligent-recommendations-now-in-public-preview/
* New Copilot answer control for Canvas Apps (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-new-copilot-answer-control-public-preview/
* Desktop Flow log management – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/enhanced-governance-control-for-desktop-flow-logs/
* SharePoint List to Dataverse Table – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/easier-than-ever-experience-to-import-data-from-sharepoint-list/
* Environment Groups and routing updates (preview) – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/blog/2024/04/04/increase-efficiency-with-microsoft-power-platform-governance-features/
* Summary of all the Power Platform Copilots – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/blog/2024/03/26/a-year-of-microsoft-copilot-accelerating-innovation-with-ai-powered-low-code/
* April release of CoE Kit is out – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-April2024

What’s New in CE:

* Enhanced Work Order experience in Field Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/03/25/introducing-the-new-work-order-experience-in-dynamics-365-field-service/
* Copilot helping marketers – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/04/02/revolutionizing-marketing-workflows-with-copilot-in-dynamics-365-customer-insights/
* New signature control in Field Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/04/01/capture-customer-signatures-with-the-new-signature-control-in-dynamics-365-field-service-mobile/
* Customer service forecasting across several areas – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/03/29/maximize-efficiency-with-forecasting-in-dynamics-365-customer-service/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Chat with Copilot in Business Central – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/smb/dynamics365-business-central/chat-copilot
* Dynamics 365 expense management mobile app overview – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/expense/new-expense-mobile-app-overview
* Use Copilot in site builder to enrich product detail pages – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/copilot-site-builder
* FAQ for Copilot in site builder – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/responsible-ai/faqs-copilot-site-builder

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Install and set up Inventory Visibility – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/inventory/inventory-visibility-setup
* Integrate Inventory Visibility with Dynamics 365 Commerce – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-supply-chain-management/integrate-inventory-visibility-dynamics-365-commerce
* Add efficiency with enhanced bank reconciliation report – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/bank-reconciliation-statement-report-enhancement-advanced-bank-reconciliation
* Extend Copilot capabilities in finance and operations apps – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/copilot/extend-copilot
* Customer and vendor balances netting for Dynamics 365 Finance – https://community.dynamics.com/blogs/post/?postid=70da5ce5-31ed-ee11-a204-00224827e220
* What are the Dynamics 365 TechTalk videos? – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/guidance/roles/techtalk-videos

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Microsoft Dynamics 365 Project Operations to 4.92.0.91
* Dynamics 365 Demand Planning Application to 1.0.0.1062, then 1.0.0.1067
* Dynamics 365 for Field Service to 8.8.110.18
* Excel to Table in Dataverse and Canvas App to 1.0.15.2
* Power Automate Extensions to 1.7.11.0
* Virtual connectors in Dataverse to 9.1.0.94
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24031.1013
* Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Platform Tools to 1.0.3.43
* Dual-write Party and Global Address Book Solutions to 3.5.2.52
* Store Operations Assist to 1.0.2.2087
* Power Automate Process Mining to 1.3.2.22
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.24031.1002
* Appprofilemanager to 10.1.24031.1005
* Dynamics 365 ChannelExperienceApps to 1.0.24031.1002
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 9.0.24031.0002
* Globalization Solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.0.2651.1
* Microsoft Service Copilot Base Solutions to 202403.2.0604.0

4 Places you can look to find out some of the details of these updates:

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* M365 Admin Center – https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/MessageCenter
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights
* F&SC Release Schedule – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-03-22


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* AI Builder Prompt Engineering helpers – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/prompt-engineering-made-easier-with-ai-builder/
* White paper on enterprise security with Power Platform – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/guidance/white-papers/enterprise-security
* Power Accelerator – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/investing-in-your-success/
* Power Fx in Desktop Flows – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-power-fx-in-desktop-flows-empowering-makers-with-low-code-capabilities/
* Inline actions for Canvas Power Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-inline-actions/
* Updated Copilot Studio Implementation Guide – https://aka.ms/CopilotStudioImplementationGuide
* Pipelines setup simplified (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/pipelines-for-all-public-preview-easily-set-up-pipelines-in-power-platform/
* March Power Automate Desktop Updates – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/march-2024-update-of-power-automate-for-desktop/
* Auto-claim Power Automate Licenses – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/simplifying-license-management-for-admins-with-user-license-auto-claim-for-power-automate/
* Custom shortcuts from Fabric – https://blog.fabric.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/analyze-dataverse-tables-from-microsoft-fabric/
* Power Pages lists get a facelift (preview) – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-modern-list-public-preview-for-power-pages/
* Offline Canvas Apps using Dataverse are GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-of-built-in-dataverse-offline-for-canvas-apps/
* Power Pages supports Bootstrap 5.2.2 now – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/creating-new-power-pages-site-in-bootstrap-version-5-2-2-is-now-generally-available/
* Virtual network support improvements (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-of-virtual-network-support-for-power-platform-dataverse-plug-ins-and-connectors/
* Security center preview – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/blog/2024/03/20/protect-enterprise-solutions-with-new-microsoft-power-platform-security-features/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Business Central 23.5 Release – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/dev-itpro/whatsnew/whatsnew-update-23-5
* Copilot for Projects Overview – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/project-management/copilot-features
* Efficiency and Insight using Copilot for Project Operations – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/03/06/unlock-efficiency-using-copilot-for-dynamics-365-project-operations/
* End of Life for Project Service Operations – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/03/19/announcing-end-of-life-for-dynamics-365-project-service-automation/

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Regulatory Service Merge to Globalization Studio Workspace – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/localizations/global/workspace/merge-rcs-to-gsw
* Import Electronic Reporting Configs from Dataverse – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/localizations/global/workspace/gsw-import-er-config-dataverse
* Universal Tax API – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/03/15/discover-the-advantages-of-the-universal-tax-rate-api-for-simplified-tax-calculations-in-microsoft-dynamics-365-finance-and-supply-chain-management-applications/

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Appprofilemanager to 10.1.24021.1005, then 10.1.24023.2000
* Catalog Client to 1.4.502.500
* Dynamics 365 for Field Service to 8.8.108.12, then 8.8.109.12
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – Base to 1.5.26.122
* Omnichannel for Customer Service – CCaaS APIs to 1.5.26.24022230
* Power Automate Extensions to 1.7.8.1 then 1.7.9.0
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.6423
* Dynamics 365 ChannelExperienceApps to 1.0.24021.1005, then 1.0.24023.2004
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 1.2.24038.1, then 9.0.24023.0012
* Store Operations Assist to 1.0.2.2055 (many different solutions)
* Excel to Table in Dataverse and Canvas App to 1.0.12.2, then 1.0.13.3
* Finance and Operations Virtual Entity to 2.9.1.48 then 2.9.1.49
* Globalization Solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.0.2628.2, then 1.0.2634.1
* Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability Data Model to 2.17.0.372 (many different solutions)
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.24021.1005, then 9.2.24023.2000
* Microsoft Check-ins to 5.4.0.0
* Customer Insights Real-Time Journeys to 1.1.38813.68, then 1.1.38813.71
* Dynamics 365 Remote Assist to 1.0.0.565
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24021.2000, then 9.0.24023.2008
* Power Platform Pipelines to 9.1.24031.240305004
* Dual-write Dynamics 365 Human Resources to 2.4.1.57
* Dual Write Notes Solution to 2.4.0.57
* Dynamics 365 Sales Premium Demo to 9.0.1.1346
* Virtual connectors in Dataverse to 9.1.0.76, then 9.1.0.83
* Wrap for Power Apps to 202302.2.906.25
* Invoice Capture for Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.4.1.1
* Power Apps Checker to 2.0.0.79
* Power Automate Process Mining to 1.3.2.21
* Resource Scheduling Optimization to 3.4.0.917

4 Places you can look to find out some of the details of these updates:

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* M365 Admin Center – https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/MessageCenter
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights
* F&SC Release Schedule – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-03-08


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Wave 1 ’24 Launch Event – https://bizappslaunchevent.event.microsoft.com/
* Use CLI to make multilingual BOTs or Copilots – https://devblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/create-multilingual-copilots-with-the-power-platform-cli-and-microsoft-copilot-studio/
* Code Explain for Power Pages Devs – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/use-code-explain-feature-to-understand-exiting-code-using-copilot-in-power-pages-for-visual-studio-code/
* Shared device mode for Power Apps on IOS is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-for-shared-device-mode-for-power-apps-on-ios/
* Power Fx calling SQL Stored Procs (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/call-sql-server-stored-procedures-directly-in-power-fx-preview/
* Feb Power Apps feature update summary – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-power-apps-february-2024-feature-update/
* Model Driven App copilot for form filling is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/copilot-assistance-for-filling-forms-in-all-model-driven-apps-generally-available/ and https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/copilot-assistance-for-filling-forms-all-model-driven-apps/
* Process Mining integrated into SCM – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/03/04/process-advisor-for-supply-chain-and-warehousing-who-should-use-it-why-and-for-what/
* Feb theming updates for Power Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/february-2024-updates-for-modernization-and-theming-in-power-apps/
* Connecting Cloud Flows to Loop tables – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/simplify-your-work-with-table-rules-in-microsoft-loop/
* March release of CoE Starter Kit for governance is out (new Manage Permissions App) – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-March2024
* Preferred Solution functionality is GA (and on by default) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/preferred-solution-is-now-generally-available/
* Tenant admin roles security improvements (preview) – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/manage-high-privileged-admin-roles
* It’s possible to enable enhanced offline sync for model-driven apps – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/mobile/setup-mobile-offline#sync-conflict

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Ready to elevate your project management game? Unlock Efficiency and Insight using Copilot for project in Dynamics 365 Project Operations – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/03/06/unlock-efficiency-using-copilot-for-dynamics-365-project-operations/
* Dynamics 365: 2024 release wave 1 plan – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/
* What’s new and planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/smb/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Introducing Microsoft Copilot for Finance – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2024/02/29/introducing-microsoft-copilot-for-finance-transform-finance-with-next-generation-ai-in-microsoft-365/
* Generative help and guidance with Copilot – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/fin-ops/copilot/copliot-generative-help
* Manage tasks and create reports with generative AI – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/manage-administrative-tasks-find-information-create-reports-generative-ai-business-performance-analytics
* Enable efficient, accurate demand planning with Copilot – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-supply-chain-management/enable-more-efficient-accurate-demand-planning-using-copilot
* Process Advisor for Supply Chain and Warehousing – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/03/04/process-advisor-for-supply-chain-and-warehousing-who-should-use-it-why-and-for-what/
* Hassle-free use of finance and operations data on Dataverse – https://releaseplans.microsoft.com/en-US/?app=Finance+and+Operations+cross-app&planID=804fe90c-28ba-ee11-a569-00224827e905

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Dynamics 365 Guides to 900.2.0.4
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.26.120 (along with other core updates)
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.6420
* Dual Write Finance and Extended Solutions to 2.3.1.94
* Finance + Operation Managed Data Lake to 1.0.0.3
* Dynamics 365 Demand Planning Application to 1.0.0.931
* Invoice Capture for Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.4.0.3
* Workforce Management for Customer Service to 9.0.24014.1005
* Store Operations Assist various assets
* Excel to Table in Dataverse and Canvas App to 1.0.9.2, then 1.0.10.2
* Microsoft Dynamics 365 Project Operations to 4.91.0.108
* Microsoft Project Service Core to 1.0.91.95
* Dual-write Party and Global Address Book Solutions to 3.5.2.35
* Catalog Client to 1.4.501.500
* Dual-write core solution to 1.0.24031.1
* Power Automate Process Mining to 1.3.2.20
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24021.1022
* Workforce Management for Customer Service to 9.0.24023.1004

4 Places you can look to find out some of the details of these updates:

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* M365 Admin Center – https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/MessageCenter
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights
* F&SC Release Schedule – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-02-23


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Model-Driven App form fill copilot – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-copilot-assistance-for-filling-forms-in-model-driven-apps/
* Canvas App form fill copilot – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/copilot-now-helps-users-draft-text-input-in-canvas-apps/
* Block unmanaged solutions and customizations in environments (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-of-capability-to-block-unmanaged-customizations/
* Feb 24 update for Power Automate Desktop – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/february-2024-update-of-power-automate-for-desktop/
* Have your makers take advantage of Power UP – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-power-up-program-unveils-new-curriculum-workshops-and-simplified-dev-environment/
* Enhanced Advisor Matching in Power Apps – https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Apps-Community-Blog/Advisor-matching-in-your-organization-by-using-Power-Apps/ba-p/2603879
* Advanced Auditing in Power Pages – https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Apps-Community-Blog/Power-Pages-How-to-Track-Changes-by-Contact-Portal-User-in/ba-p/2603464

What’s New in CE:

* Testing strategies for Copilot for Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/02/12/build-your-copilot-testing-strategy-in-dynamics-365-customer-service/
* Easier discovery and setup of new Sales features – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/02/15/dynamics-365-sales-enhanced-overview-for-tracking-features-settings/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Business Central Connected Data – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/02/12/microsoft-dynamics-365-business-central-and-microsoft-365-connect-data-to-the-tools-where-work-is-done/
* Business Central 23.4 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/dev-itpro/whatsnew/whatsnew-update-23-4
* What’s New in Human Resources – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/get-started/hr-whats-new-10-0-39

What’s New in F&SCM:

* New WMS Mobile App Update – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/02/16/optimizing-warehouse-management-unveiling-the-power-of-d365-warehouse-mobile-app-version-2-1-23/
* IDC Report for ERP – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/02/15/microsoft-named-as-a-worldwide-leader-in-idc-marketscape-for-finance-and-accounting-applications-for-enterprise-midmarket-and-small-business/
* Finance 10.0.39 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-39
* Cross Platform 10.0.39 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/fin-ops/get-started/whats-new-platform-updates-10-0-39

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* 2024 Release Wave 1 preview bits can be enabled now
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.26.15
* Customer Insights Real-Time Journeys to 1.1.37290.66
* Power Automate Extensions to 1.7.4.0
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.6355
* Virtual connectors in Dataverse to 9.0.0.1605 then 9.0.0.1618
* Dataverse Accelerator to 1.0.3.57
* Store Operations Assist to 1.0.2.1989
* Field Service to 8.8.107.25
* Sustainability Manager to 2.16.0.585
* LinkedIn Sales Navigator for Dynamics 365 to 3.0.1.1650
* Power Automate Process Mining to 1.3.2.17 then 1.3.2.18
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24014.1018
* Cloud for Healthcare to 4.3.3.5
* Dynamics 365 Sales Conversation Intelligence to 9.0.1.1181
* Power Platform Connection References to 1.9.0.0
* Resource Scheduling Optimization to 3.4.0.882
* Wrap for Power Apps to 202302.2.906.24
* Power Apps Checker to 2.0.0.16
* Copilot in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance to 1.0.2573.1
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.24014.1002
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.24014.1005
* Dynamics 365 Channel Experience Apps to 1.0.24014.2001
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 1.2.24016.4
* Dynamics 365 Demand Planning Application to 1.0.0.926

4 Places you can look to find out some of the details of these updates:

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* M365 Admin Center – https://portal.office.com/adminportal/home#/MessageCenter
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights
* F&SC Release Schedule – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule