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Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2022-11-18

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Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Editable grids offline – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/editable-grids-coming-to-fsm-offline
* More connectors – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/16-new-independent-publisher-connectors-in-october-2022/
* Overview of Dataverse Security – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/security-in-microsoft-dataverse/
* Power Pages Admin API – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/power-pages-admin-api
* New PVA capabilities (preview) – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/now-in-public-preview-power-virtual-agents-new-advanced-authoring-canvas/
* Ideas gets a facelift (and is offline temporarily) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-ways-to-share-power-apps-community-forum-ideas/
* Process Advisor Updates – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-announces-preview-of-new-process-mining-capabilities-within-power-automate/
* Power Automate Desktop Updates – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/november-2022-update-of-power-automate-for-desktop/
* Helpful Process Advisor template for PVA – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-process-advisor-template-enables-deeper-insight-into-bot-conversation-flows/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Project Operations – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2022wave2/finance-operations/dynamics365-project-operations/planned-features
* Business Central Universal Code – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/10/28/the-dynamics-365-business-central-universal-code-initiative-is-live/

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Cross App updates – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2022wave2/finance-operations/finance-operations-crossapp-capabilities/planned-features
* Packing Efficiencies in WMS – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/11/15/improve-packing-efficiency-with-the-warehouse-management-mobile-app/
* ESG Initiatives in Finance – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2022/11/07/automate-more-waste-less-esg-initiatives-with-dynamics-365-finance/
* MTO Improvement in Supply Chain – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/11/08/streamline-your-make-to-order-supply-chain/
* Sensor Data in Supply Chain – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/10/25/automated-iot-sensors-keep-equipment-running-safely-and-effectively/
* Supply Chain Platform Announcement – https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2022/11/14/introducing-the-microsoft-supply-chain-platform-a-new-approach-to-designing-supply-chains-for-agility-automation-and-sustainability/
* Supply Chain Platform – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2022/11/16/introducing-microsoft-supply-chain-platform-an-open-flexible-collaborative-and-secure-platform/
and https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-cloud/solutions/microsoft-supply-chain-platform

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Microsoft Flow Extensions to 1.4.6.1
* Enterprise Sales to 9.0.22101.10003, then 9.0.22103.10001
* Project Operations to 4.57.0.176
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.16.9734
* Project Service Automation to 3.10.79.12
* Adobe Sign to 9.5.10.0
* Project Service Core to 1.0.57.70
* Field Service to 8.8.78.23
* Marketing to 1.89.2008.0
* Service Scheduling to 9.0.22104.1004

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

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/developer/data-platform/webapi/reference/solutions?view=dataverse-latest
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2022-11-04


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Canvas coding standards – https://www.matthewdevaney.com/power-apps-coding-standards-for-canvas-apps/
* Power Automate and AI Builder announcements – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-ways-to-innovate-with-ai-and-microsoft-power-automate/
* Governance improvements – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/2022/10/12/the-future-of-low-code-governance-with-managed-environments-for-power-platform/
* Ignite Releases (ALM in Managed Environments, AI Builder, Copilot) – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/2022/10/12/leverage-low-code-to-do-more-with-less-at-microsoft-ignite-2022/
* Automation Standardization – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/begin-your-robotic-process-automation-modernization-journey/
* Improvements in AI Builder for documents – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/automate-document-processing-end-to-end-with-ai-builder/
* More connectors – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/10-new-independent-publisher-connectors-in-september-2022/ and https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/14-new-verified-connectors-and-22-updates-released-in-august-and-september-2022/
* Advisors and maker matching (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-of-maker-matching-in-power-apps/
* Power Apps Ideas goes GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-of-power-apps-ideas/
* CLI updates – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-platform-developer-tools-monthly-release-september-refresh/
* Power Automate Desktop Updates – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-automate-for-desktop-october-2022-update/
* Environment Picker Updates – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/making-it-easier-to-work-with-the-right-environment/
* Performance Testing Dataverse – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/dataverse-performance-testing-concepts-introduction and https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/dataverse-performance-testing-concepts-part-1-extractions
* Coauthoring model-driven apps (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-of-coauthoring-in-modern-app-designer/
* October Power Apps summary – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-power-apps-october-2022-feature-update/
* Power FX formula repair automation (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/formula-repair-now-in-preview/
* Power Pages is GA – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-power-pages-is-now-generally-available/
* Power Pages Site Builder overview – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-in-the-power-pages-set-up-workspace/
* Code Components for Power Pages is GA – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-ga-of-dataset-based-code-components-for-power-pages/
* New Code Component in Site Builder for multistep forms on Power Pages – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-multistep-form-in-power-pages-design-studio/
* Power Pages Studio is now fully backwards compatible – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/customize-power-apps-portals-now-in-power-pages-design-studio/
* 2 Power Pages Whitepapers on Security/Architecture – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-two-new-white-papers-that-dive-deep-into-power-pages-architecture-and-security/
* Web Application Firewall for Power Pages – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/secure-your-website-with-web-application-firewall-for-power-pages/
* Power Pages site visibility – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/improve-power-pages-security-with-site-visibility-control/
* Power Pages templates for D365 – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/dynamics-365-templates-in-power-pages/
* Pro Code options for Power Pages – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/edit-power-pages-code-with-visual-studio-for-web/

What’s New in CE:

* Conversation Intelligence improvements in Sales – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2022/10/12/bringing-more-intelligence-to-sales-teams-with-dynamics-365/
* Ignite releases (Viva Sales GA, Sequences, Summaries, Teams) – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2022/10/12/live-from-microsoft-ignite-2022-introducing-new-ai-automation-and-collaboration-capabilities-for-dynamics-365/
* Best practices in reporting on Marketing – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/custom-interactions-reporting-in-dynamics-marketing and https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/extracting-marketing-interactions-in-dynamics-365-marketing
* Duplicate detection improvements – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/10/18/duplicate-lead-detection-increases-sellers-productivity/
* Skills Hub for D365 Customer Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/10/19/skill-based-routing-and-one-stop-user-management-help-you-keep-up-with-customer-service-demands/
* Queue overflow management for Customer Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/10/19/call-overflow-management-keeps-customers-happy-during-peak-demand/
* Email validation in Sales and Marketing – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/10/24/email-address-validation-improves-seller-conversion-rates/
* How to use percentage-based routing rules in Omnichannel Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/11/03/use-percentage-based-routing-to-distribute-work-to-contact-center-vendors/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Business Central November updates – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2022wave2/smb/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features
* What’s new in Commerce 10.0.31 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/get-started/whats-new-commerce-10-0-31

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Platform Updates 10.0.31 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/whats-new-platform-updates-10-0-31
* What’s new in Finance 10.0.31 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-31
* What’s new in Supply Chain 10.0.31 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/get-started/whats-new-scm-10-0-31

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Flow Extensions to 1.4.3.1, then 1.4.4.0
* Process Mining to 1.3.0.0, then 1.3.0.2
* Enterprise Sales to 9.0.22091.10006, then 9.0.22093.10001, then
9.0.22093.10005, then 9.0.22101.10001
* Sales Insights to 9.0.22101.10003
* Cloud for Sustainability Data Model and Manager to 2.4.0.206
* Dual-Write for F&O to 1.0.37, then 1.0.38
* LinkedIn Sales Nav to 3.0.1.1330
* Microsoft Check-ins to 3.0.0.0
* Service Scheduling to 9.0.22094.1015, then 9.0.22102.1006
* Power BI Extensions to 1.0.0.38, then 1.0.0.43
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.16.8628
* Virtual Connectors in Dataverse to 9.0.0.895
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.22093.1007, then 9.2.22101.1005
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.22101.1011
* Remote Assist to 1.0.0.438
* Guides to 800.0.0.1
* Wrap to 202210.2.701.1
* Collaboration Manager for Loans to 1.4.0.1
* Field Service to 8.8.77.41

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

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/developer/data-platform/webapi/reference/solutions?view=dataverse-latest
* Customer Insights – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-insights/whats-new-customer-insights

Featured Content:

* Daylight Savings ends this weekend – don’t forget to fall back!
* Compilation of additional videos to Ignite content highlighting Release Wave 2 functionality across the platforms – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2022/11/03/2022-release-wave-2-in-action-bringing-innovation-into-focus-across-dynamics-365-and-power-platform/

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2022-10-07


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

What’s New in CE:

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

What’s New in F&SCM:

What’s New in Solution Updates:

  • Flow Extensions to 1.3.9.4, then 1.4.0.4
  • Process Mining to 1.3.0.1
  • Healthcare FHIR Common Data Model to 4.0.3.6
  • Enterprise Sales to 9.0.22084.10006, then 9.0.22091.10001
  • Sales Insights to 9.0.22091.10006, then 9.0.22091.10007
  • Project Operations to 4.56.0.4
  • Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.22091.1004
  • App Profile Manager to 10.1.22091.1005
  • Service Scheduling to 9.0.22091.1003
  • Virtual Connectors for Dataverse to 9.0.0.853
  • LinkedIn Sales Nav to 3.0.1.1330
  • Field Service to 8.8.74.34
  • AI Builder for Project Cortex to 202209.5.2901.0

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

Featured Content:

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2022-09-23


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* More independent connectors – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/10-new-independent-publisher-connectors-in-august-2022/
* Parse JSON in Power Apps (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-fx-introducing-parsejson/
* Create Dataverse Teams from Dynamic AAD Security Groups – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/manage-group-teams
* Named formulas in Power FX (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-fx-introducing-named-formulas/
* Easier Desktop Flow Telemetry access (preview) – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-desktop-flow-activity-preview/
* Power BI inclusion in Solutions (preview) – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/maker/model-driven-apps/power-bi-content-management-power-apps-solutions
* Collaboratively build Power Apps and more (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-apps-brings-collaboration-to-center-stage-with-3-big-announcements/
* Introducing the Automation Kit (preview) – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-automation-kit-for-power-platform/
* More SAP love in Power Platform (preview) – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-deeper-sap-integration-for-the-power-platform/

What’s New in CE:

* Viva Sales will become generally available on Oct 3 for $40/u/m but will be included in D365 Sales Enterprise and Premium licenses – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2022/09/22/announcing-the-general-availability-of-viva-sales-an-intelligent-selling-experience-in-microsoft-365-and-teams/
* Connect your PVA to your D365 KB – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/09/07/empower-self-service-by-adding-knowledge-base-search-to-your-bots/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* What’s new in HR 10.0.30 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-30
* What’s new in Commerce 10.0.30 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/get-started/whats-new-commerce-10-0-30

What’s New in F&SCM:

* What’s new in Platform Updates – 10.0.30 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/whats-new-platform-updates-10-0-30
* What’s new in Finance 10.0.30 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-30
* What’s new in Supply Chain 10.0.30 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/get-started/whats-new-scm-10-0-30

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Enterprise Sales to 9.0.22082.10007, then 9.0.22084.10002
* Sales Insights to 9.0.22081.10004
* Service Scheduling to 9.0.22084.1004, then 9.0.22093.2008
* Cloud for Sustainability Data Model to 2.3.0.12 (and other CfS updates)
* Cloud for Financial Services Data Model to 1.3.3.4 (and other CfFS updates)
* Project Service Automation to 3.10.78.8
* Field Service to 8.8.73.63, then 8.8.75.142
* Real-Time Marketing to 1.1.14021.45
* Process Mining to 1.2.1.8
* Project Service Core to 1.0.46.51
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.22084.1004
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.22084.1010
* LinkedIn Sales Navigator to 3.0.1.1290

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

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/developer/data-platform/webapi/reference/solutions?view=dataverse-latest

Featured Content:

* Don’t forget to register for and attend Ignite (Oct 12-14) – https://ignite.microsoft.com/

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2022-09-09


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Additional Dataverse Security Option (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-of-ip-based-cookie-binding-in-dataverse/
* Content Security for Power Apps (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-of-content-security-policy-for-power-apps/
* Automate App Installs of ISV Apps (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-for-power-platform-app-install-api-tools-support/
* Power Apps August Update – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-power-apps-august-2022-feature-update/
* Power Apps Creator Kit goes GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-creator-kit-efficiently-create-performant-fluent-ui-based-power-apps/
* Command Editing walkthrough for mapping scenario – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/extend-modern-commands-with-custom-pages-and-geospatial-mapping/
* Actionable Messages in Outlook with Power Automate – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/how-to-use-actionable-messages-in-outlook-with-power-automate/
* Why you should be using Dataverse more – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/3-primary-reasons-to-learn-dataverse/
* CoE and Administration Planning Management – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-platform-administration-planning/
* CoE Starter Kit Sept Release is out (Teams version deprecates next month) – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-September2022

What’s New in CE:

* When to use which mobile experience – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/guidance-on-best-mobile-experience-for-your-sales-users

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* What’s new in Business Central – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2022wave2/smb/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Total economic impact of D365 Finance – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2022/08/25/the-total-economic-impact-of-dynamics-365-finance/

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Healthcare FHIR Common Data Model for Payors to 4.0.3.5
* Field Service to 8.8.72.55
* Service Scheduling to 9.0.22082.1004
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.22082.1003
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.22082.1013
* Enterprise Sales to 9.0.22082.10004
* Sales Insights to 9.0.22081.10002
* Process Mining to 1.2.1.6
* Virtual Connectors in Dataverse to 9.0.0.453

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

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/developer/data-platform/webapi/reference/solutions?view=dataverse-latest

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2022-08-26


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Lots of new goodies in the Build Tools and CLI – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-version-of-power-platform-build-tools-and-a-feature-packed-update-of-power-platform-cli/
* Power FX Error Handling (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-fx-error-handling-graduates-to-preview/
* Bringing cloud Flow capabilities to Power Automate Desktop (preview) – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/preview-of-sharepoint-cloud-actions-in-power-automate-for-desktop-introducing-cloud-connectors-in-desktop-flows/
* Other PAD updates in this release – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-automate-for-desktop-august-2022-update/
* When to use which marketing engine – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/realtime-vs-outbound-marketing-journeys
* Auto delete unused Dataverse for Teams environments – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/inactive-teams-environment
* Make Apps from APIs automatically – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/automatically-create-a-power-app-from-a-rest-api/
* More connectors – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/2-new-verified-connectors-and-10-updates-released-in-july-2022/
* Android Mobile App for Power Automate is GA – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-power-automates-newest-android-mobile-app-version-is-now-generally-available/
* Get a copy of Dataverse data in SQL – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/adf-template-to-copy-dataverse-data-to-azure-sql-part-1
* Surface Dynamics records in Microsoft Search (SharePoint, Bing, etc.) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/search-and-find-dynamics-365-records-with-microsoft-search/
* Declare Cloud Flows that run in the context of an app – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/powerapps-powershell#associate-in-context-flows-to-a-power-app

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* HR 10.0.29 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-29
* Lite Project August 2022 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/pro/whats-new/whats-new-aug-2022-lite
* Non-Stock Resource based Projects August 2022 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/whats-new/whats-new-aug-2022-resource-based

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Supply Chain 10.0.29 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/get-started/whats-new-scm-10-0-29
* Finance 10.0.29 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-29

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Core Service Scheduling to 9.0.22073.1005
* Cloud for Sustainability Data Model to 2.2.0.51
* Insights App Platform to 1.0.0.1
* Flow extensions to 1.3.3.1
* Sustainability Manager to 2.2.0.51
* Process Mining to 1.2.1.3
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.22082.1003 then 9.2.22074.1005
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.22082.1013 then 10.1.22074.1012
* Enterprise Sales to 9.0.22082.10003 then 9.0.22074.10001
* Sales Insights to 9.0.22081.10001
* Field Service to 8.8.71.55
* LinkedIn Sales Navigator Integration to 3.0.1.1270

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

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/developer/data-platform/webapi/reference/solutions?view=dataverse-latest

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2022-08-12


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Dataverse Business Events – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/microsoft-dataverse-business-events
* Collaboration Apps (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/bring-microsoft-365-collaboration-to-your-model-driven-apps/
* PVA gets lockbox (preview) – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-preview-of-power-virtual-agents-customer-lockbox-support/
* July independent connectors – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/10-new-independent-publisher-connectors-in-july-2022/
* Making all Canvas Apps in Solutions (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/creating-canvas-apps-as-dataverse-solutions-by-default-preview/
* Power Automate new mobile app on Android (preview) – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-of-power-automates-newest-android-mobile-app-version/
* New Model-Driven App grid control (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/inline-editing-modern-browsing-and-more-with-the-new-power-apps-grid-control/
* New sequence designer (preview) – https://community.dynamics.com/365/b/encloud9dynamicss365crm/posts/new-sequence-designer-in-dynamics-365-sales-is-now-available-for-early-access
* Fusion-Dev Architecture Patterns – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/architecture/browse/?products=power-platform

What’s New in CE:

* Viva Sales (preview) – https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-viva-blog/announcing-microsoft-viva-sales-public-preview-the-future-of/ba-p/3586178

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Commerce updates 10.0.29 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/get-started/whats-new-commerce-10-0-29

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Tax Calculation service documentation – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/localizations/global-tax-calcuation-service-overview
* Platform Update 10.0.29 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/whats-new-platform-updates-10-0-29
* Deprecated features in Platform – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/removed-deprecated-features-platform-updates
* One Platform – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2022wave2/finance-operations/finance-operations-crossapp-capabilities/one-dynamics-one-platform

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Project Operations to 4.44.0.22
* Project Service Core to 1.0.44.22
* Service Scheduling to 9.0.22071.1004 then 9.0.22093.2006
* Flow Extensions to 1.3.2.10
* Process Mining to 1.2.1.2
* Field Service to 8.8.70.26
* Marketing to 1.85.2012.0
* Dual-write Core to 1.0.36
* Guides to 700.4.0.1
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.16.8464
* Productivity Tools to 9.2.22072.1007
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.22072.1008
* Enterprise Sales to 9.0.22072.10001
* LinkedIn Sales Navigator Integration to 3.0.1.1260

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

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/developer/data-platform/webapi/reference/solutions?view=dataverse-latest

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2022-07-29


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Visualizing Views went GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-of-visualizing-views-in-power-apps-with-power-bi/
* Enterprise Dataverse Formula Columns (in preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/boost-maker-productivity-inside-dataverse-using-formula-columns/
* PAYG for Power Automate – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-of-pay-as-you-go-for-power-automate/ and https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/2022/07/21/announcing-the-preview-of-pay-as-you-go-for-power-automate/
* ESLint Rules for JavaScript checking in Model-Driven Apps (in preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-of-eslint-rules-for-power-apps-and-dynamics-365/
* Files on Power Pages get a new option (in preview) – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-preview-of-microsoft-dataverse-file-column-support-in-power-pages/
* Lots of new connectors – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/44-new-verified-connectors-and-19-updates-released-in-june-2022/
* July Power Apps summary – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-power-apps-july-2022-feature-update/
* Adaptive Cards in Teams from Power Automate – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/create-advanced-bot-scenarios-with-power-automate-and-microsoft-teams/
* August Release of CoE Starter Kit – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-August2022
* Using CoE Starter Kit with Managed Environments – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/guidance/coe/overview#how-to-use-the-coe-starter-kit-alongside-power-platform-admin-center
* July update for Power Automate Desktop – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-automate-for-desktop-july-2022-update/
* Reporting for Power Platform API Request Consumption (Preview) – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/api-request-limits-allocations#view-detailed-power-platform-request-usage-information-in-the-power-platform-admin-center-preview

What’s New in CE:

* Now that we have Subscription Centers in Real Time Marketing, use Double Opt-In – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/double-opt-in-in-real-time-marketing
* Digital Contact Center – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2022/07/19/introducing-the-microsoft-digital-contact-center-platform-a-comprehensive-flexible-customer-care-solution/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Project Operations Updates – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/whats-new/project-operations-updates
* Resource non-stocked based – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/whats-new/whats-new-july-2022-resource-based
* Lite Deployments – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/pro/whats-new/whats-new-july-2022-lite
* Stock/Production Based – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/prod-pma/whats-new/whats-new-jul-2022-stocked

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Power Platform Integration Guide – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/power-platform/enable-power-platform-integration
* DDMRP Blog – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2022/07/25/strike-a-strategic-inventory-balance-in-your-supply-chain-with-demand-driven-material-requirements-planning-ddmrp/
* RPA and F&SCM integration guide – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-automate/desktop-flows/dynamics365-rpa-overview

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Enterprise Sales to 9.0.22062.10002, then 9.0.22064.10003
* Sales Insights to 9.0.22061.10005
* Cloud for Sustainability Data Model to 2.1.0.63
* Cloud for Healthcare Data Model to 4.0.3.4
* Power Apps Checker to 1.2.0.198
* Field Service to 8.8.69.53
* Project Service Automation to 3.10.76.168
* Customer Insights Customer Card to 0.9.5
* Omnichannel Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.16.252
* Omnichannel Voice Power Virtual Agent Extension to 1.5.16.261
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.22062.1004, then 9.2.22064.1005
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.22064.1007
* Flow Extensions to 1.3.2.9
* Process Mining to 1.2.1.1

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

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/developer/data-platform/webapi/reference/solutions?view=dataverse-latest

Featured Content:

* How-To trick on finding unmanaged layers in COE Starter Kit that prevent
updates from working (watch the end of the recording)

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2022-07-15


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Power Apps for Windows GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-of-power-apps-for-windows/
* Solution-based Flows catch up – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/change-owner-of-a-solution-flow/
* CLI updates – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-platform-developer-tools-may-refresh/ and https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-platform-command-line-new-updates-april-refresh-v1-15-x/
* Power Apps Portals deprecated features – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/upcoming-deprecations-in-power-apps-portals/
* June update for Power Automate Desktop – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-automate-for-desktop-june-2022-update/
* July COE Starter Kit Update – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-July2022
* Independent Publisher Connectors in June – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/19-new-independent-publisher-connectors-in-june-2022/
* Allow user ratings of your Power Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/review-feedback-and-ratings-from-your-users-to-improve-your-apps/
* Working with Real-Time Marketing – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/trigger-specific-email-address-in-real-time-marketing
* Managed Environments – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/2022/07/12/govern-low-code-assets-with-managed-environments-for-microsoft-power-platform/
* Auto-updates for Power Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-public-preview-of-auto-updates-for-power-apps/
* Power Automate ideas site is moving – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-ways-to-share-power-automate-ideas/
* App Insights for Dataverse Plugins is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/improve-monitoring-of-dataverse-plugins-using-application-insights/

What’s New in CE:

* Subscription center in Real-Time Marketing – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/dynamics-365-fasttrack-blog/posts/subscription-center-in-realtime-marketing
* Microsoft Search across your Dynamics data – https://jukkaniiranen.com/2022/06/dataverse-results-inside-microsoft-search-in-office-sharepoint-bing

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Expense Management in PSA – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2022/07/13/modernize-employee-expense-management-with-automation-and-ai/
* Business Central Updates – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2022wave1/smb/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features
* HR Updates – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2022wave1/human-resources/dynamics365-human-resources/planned-features

What’s New in F&SCM:

* F&SC Mobile App to be deprecated – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/06/03/finance-and-operations-dynamics-365-mobile-app-to-be-deprecated/
* Migration from Lifecycle Service to Power Platform Admin Center for F&SC – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2022/05/03/manage-finance-and-operations-apps-in-power-platform-admin-center/
* Managing Multiple LCS Projects in one AD Tenant – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/fin-ops/get-started/implement-multiple-projects-aad-tenant
* Intelligent Order Management Updates – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2022wave1/finance-operations/dynamics365-intelligent-order-management/planned-features
* Engineering Change Management Tech Talk – https://community.dynamics.com/365/dynamics-365-fasttrack/b/techtalks/posts/engineering-change-management—overview-in-dynamics-365-scm-june-16-2022

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Customer Voice to 2.0.0.35
* Enterprise Sales to 9.0.22054.10001 then 9.0.22061.10003
* Flow Extensions to 1.3.2.3
* FHIR Data Model to 4.0.3.3
* Dual-write core to 1.0.35
* Customer Insights Customer Card to 0.9.4
* F&O Virtual Entity to 2.7.1.122
* Adobe Sign to 9.5.9.0
* Service Scheduling to 9.0.22062.1004
* Process Advisor to 1.2.0.20
* Field Service to 8.8.68.25
* LinkedIn Sales Navigator to 3.0.1.1200

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

* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/released-versions/
* https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-apps/developer/data-platform/webapi/reference/solutions?view=dataverse-latest

Featured Content:

* Release plans for 2022 wave 2 are now live – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plans/
* How to set up a custom F&O dual-write rule – https://youtu.be/kw4Jt8I3Xo0
* There will be an in-person Power Platform Conference in Sept (not a Microsoft event, but supported by Microsoft) – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/2022/07/12/join-us-for-the-first-ever-microsoft-power-platform-conference/

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2022-06-17


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

What’s New in CE:

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

What’s New in F&SCM:

What’s New in Solution Updates:

  • Sales Insights to 9.0.22051.10009
  • Virtual Connectors in Dataverse to 9.0.0.453
  • Enterprise Sales to 9.0.22052.10003
  • Guides to 700.3.0.1
  • Field Service to 8.8.67.16
  • Service Scheduling to 9.0.22054.1004
  • Project Service Automation to 3.10.75.142
  • Marketing to 1.83.2009.0

Featured Content:

  • We will skip the show on July 1 due to the 4th of July Holiday Weekend