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

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2024-02-09


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* January update for Power Automate Desktop – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/january-2024-update-of-power-automate-for-desktop/
* January Power Apps Feature Update – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-power-apps-january-2024-feature-update/
* Securing implicit connections is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/general-availability-of-secure-implicit-connections/
* VNet Data Gateways are GA – https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/vnet-data-gateway-for-fabric-and-power-bi-is-now-generally-available/
* COE Starter Kit Feb Release – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-February2024
* Improvements to AI Builder document handling – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/custom-processing-for-invoice-and-document-field-types-generally-available/
* January updates for theming in Power Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/january-2024-updates-for-modernization-and-theming-in-power-apps/
* Copilot to make Power Apps is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/building-new-apps-and-tables-with-maker-copilot-is-now-available-in-8-languages-worldwide/

What’s New in CE:

* Translation service for Dynamics – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/01/29/dynamics-365-translation-service/
* Tips and tricks for Sequences in Sales – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/01/30/support-parallel-working-with-multiple-sequences-in-dynamics-365-sales/
* Copilot for Sales and Service both went GA – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/02/01/microsoft-copilot-for-sales-and-copilot-for-service-are-now-generally-available/
* Enhanced focused view of records for sellers – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/02/05/enhanced-focused-view-in-dynamics-365-sales-helps-optimize-task-execution/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Human Resources Roadmap Wave 1 2024 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-human-resources/planned-features
* Business Central in 2024 release wave 1 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/smb/dynamics365-business-central/
* Business Central March Updates – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/smb/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Finance Roadmap Wave 1 2024 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/
* Supply Chain Roadmap Wave 1 2024 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-supply-chain-management/
* Supply Chain Management 10.0.39 (April 2024) – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/get-started/whats-new-scm-10-0-39

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Process Mining to 1.3.2.15
* Dynamics 365 Channel Experience Apps to 1.0.23121.2002 then 1.0.24012.2001
* Dual-write core to 1.0.24011.1
* Dual Write Supply Chain Extended to 2.3.4.291
* Flow (Power Automate) Extensions to 1.7.1.1, then 1.7.2.0
* Omnichannel for Customer Service Base to 1.5.26.91
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.6074
* Field Service to 8.8.106.22
* Catalog Client to 1.4.0.6
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.23123.1015 then 10.1.24012.1013
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.23123.1017 then 9.2.24012.1005
* Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.24014.1012
* Dynamics 365 Channel Experience Apps to 1.0.23123.2004
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 1.2.23347.1 then 1.2.24004.1
* Excel to Table in Dataverse and Canvas App to 1.0.5.0
* Dynamics 365 Invoice Capture to 1.0.1.19
* Power Platform Pipelines to 9.1.24013.2401251
* Finance and Operations Virtual Entity to 2.9.0.70
* Cloud for Sustainability to 2.16.0.541

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 2024-01-26


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Process Mining goes GA in GCC – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/process-mining-is-generally-available-in-gcc-sovereign-region/

What’s New in CE:

* Copilot will be automatically on in Customer Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/01/15/announcing-automatic-copilot-enablement-in-customer-service/
* Conversation Intelligence storage location changes for added security – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/01/16/prepare-your-organization-for-conversation-intelligence-data-migration-into-dataverse/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Explore recruiting copilot scenarios – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-human-resources/recruiting-copilot-scenarios
* The Composable Commerce Revolution, the Future of E-Commerce, Dynamics 365 Commerce has arrived! – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/01/12/the-composable-commerce-revolution-the-future-of-e-commerce-dynamics-365-commerce-has-arrived/

What’s New in F&SCM:

* 2024 release wave 1 plans for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform now available – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/01/25/2024-release-wave-1-plans-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-and-power-platform-now-available/
* What’s new and planned for Dynamics 365 Finance – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/planned-features
* Business performance planned features – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/business-performance
* What’s new and planned for Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2024wave1/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-supply-chain-management/planned-features
* Revolutionizing Demand Planning: Unleashing Cutting-Edge Features in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management’s January Update – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/01/16/revolutionizing-demand-planning-unleashing-cutting-edge-features-in-dynamics-365-supply-chain-managements-january-update/
* Embrace cloud migration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/01/23/embrace-cloud-migration-with-microsoft-dynamics-365/

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Omnichannel for Customer Service or Customer Service 1.5.26.90
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.5904
* Customer Insights – Real Time Journeys to 1.1.35296.99
* Flow Extensions to 1.6.8.1
* Process Mining to 1.3.2.14
* Excel to Table in Dataverse and Canvas App to 1.0.4.2
* Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM Hub to 9.0.23015.10001
* Power Pages Core to 1.0.2401.75
* Wrap for Power Apps to 202302.2.906.20
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.23121.1011
* Dynamics 365 Customer Service Analytics to 1.2.23331.1
* Power Automate Extensions to 1.7.0.1
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.23121.1022
* Copilot in D365 Supply Chain Management to 1.0.02566.2
* Dynamics 365 Channel Experience Apps to 1.0.23121.2001

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 2024-01-12


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Power Automate Desktop December release – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/december-2023-update-of-power-automate-for-desktop/
* AI Builder Custom Prompts go GA – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/ai-builder-gpt-prompts-are-generally-available/
* COE Starter Kit January update is out – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-January2024
* Modern Controls updates – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/recap-of-modern-controls-evolution-in-2023-and-a-glimpse-into-2024-innovations/

What’s New in CE:

* Primer on Copilot in Field Service for mobile users – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/12/18/experience-the-power-of-copilot-in-dynamics-365-field-service-in-the-mobile-application/
* How to move to Real-Time Journeys in Customer Insights/Marketing – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/01/09/transition-to-real-time-journeys-the-time-is-now/
* Workforce Management options for Digital Contact Center – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2024/01/05/orchestrate-your-wfm-solution-with-dynamics-365-customer-service/
* Future of Retail using D365 – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/01/11/shaping-the-future-of-retail-with-ai-and-dynamics-365/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* HR App – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-app
* Commerce 10.0.38 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/get-started/whats-new-commerce-10-0-38
* Resource Based Non-Stock Project Operations Updates – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/whats-new/whats-new-dec-2023-resource-based
* Lite Deployment Project Operations Updates – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/project-operations/pro/whats-new/whats-new-dec-2023-lite
* What’s New Update 23.2 Business Central – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/dev-itpro/whatsnew/whatsnew-update-23-2

What’s New in F&SCM:

* BPM Documentation is now live – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/business-performance-planning/business-performance-planning-overview
* Supply Chain inquire into Inventory Copilot – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/faq-inventory-query
* Dynamics Fasttrack Learning – https://events.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365?language=English&clientTimeZone=1

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Power Automate Desktop to 2.39.306.23341
* Dual-Write Core Solution to 1.0.23121.1
* Dual-Write Party and Global Add Book to 3.5.2.2
* Store Operations Assist to 1.0.0.966
* Cloud for Sustainability Data Model to 2.15.0.659
* Cloud for Sustainability Manager to 2.15.0.659
* Real-time Customer Insights Journeys to 1.1.35296.79 then 1.1.35296.83
* Excel to Dataverse and Canvas App to 1.0.3.2
* Power BI Extensions to 1.0.0.91
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.23112.1007
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.23112.1012 then 10.1.23112.1013
* D365 Channel Experience Apps to 1.0.23112.1002
* D365 Customer Service Analytics to 1.2.23313.1
* Cloud for Sustainability Data Model to 2.15.0.672
* Cloud for Sustainability Manager to 2.15.0.672
* LinkedIn Sales Nav for D365 to 3.0.1.1630
* Microsoft Flow Extensions to 1.6.6.0
* Project Service Core to 1.0.89.81
* D365 Project Operations to 4.89.0.82
* D365 Demand Planning Application to 1.0.0.853 then 1.0.0.857
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.26.80
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.5450
* Wrap for Power Apps to 202302.2.906.19
* D365 Service Scheduling to 9.0.23121.1016
* Field Service to 8.8.105.55

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 2023-12-15


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Bulk Dataverse APIs, elastic tables, and dependent assemblies go GA – https://devblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/build-your-next-application-on-dataverse-now-with-hyperscale-support-for-any-enterprise-data/
* Great summary of pro-dev productivity with Power Platform – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/accelerate-developer-productivity-with-microsoft-power-platform/
* Use PPAC for Power Pages administration – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/legacy-portal-admin-center-is-no-longer-available-manage-power-pages-websites-from-the-power-platform-admin-center/
* Copilot Studio Implementation Guide – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/new-microsoft-copilot-studio-implementation-guide/
* Prompt Builder – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/ai-builder/create-a-custom-prompt
* Simpler Auth Profiles for CLI – https://devblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/power-platform-cli-simplifying-authentication-profiles/
* Copilot for making apps is now available around the globe – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/build-apps-through-conversation-copilot-capability-now-available-worldwide/
* So is Process Mining – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-automate-process-mining-copilot-is-going-global/
* No COE Kit update until January
* Sync offline Files/Images automatically in Canvas apps (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-seamless-dataverse-image-and-file-support-in-canvas-offline-apps/
* CLI updates – https://devblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/power-platform-command-line-interface-october-updates/
* Improvements to environment variable handling – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/environment-variables-are-now-always-visible-and-editable-during-solution-import-and-pipeline-deployments/
* Desktop Flows can use Azure Key Vault for creds (preview) – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-azure-key-vault-credentials-for-desktop-flow-connections-preview/
* Auto-Claim Policies will soon apply to Project and Power Automate too – https://pupuweb.com/mc697803-new-products-supported-by-auto-claim-policy/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* What’s new in Business Central for December – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/smb/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features
* Transform Work with Business Central Copilot – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2023/11/30/transform-the-way-work-gets-done-with-microsoft-copilot-in-dynamics-365-business-central/
* Human Resources Migration – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-cust-migration

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Supply Chain 10.0.38 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/get-started/whats-new-scm-10-0-38
* Dynamics 365 Finance Premium – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2023/12/06/enhance-business-performance-agility-with-microsoft-dynamics-365-finance-premium/
* Proactive Quality Updates – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/quality-updates-schedule
* Secure One Box Developer Environment – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/dev-tools/secure-developer-vm

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Flow Extensions to 1.6.3.1 then 1.6.4.0
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.23105.1006
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.23105.1010
* Guides to 900.1.0.1
* Virtual Connectors in Dataverse to 9.0.0.1469 then 9.0.0.1485
* Wrap for Power Apps to 202302.2.906.17 then 202302.2.906.18
* Copilot for SCM to 1.0.02528.1
* Dual-write core to 2.4.0.337
* Dual-write SCM to 2.3.4.280
* Process Mining to 1.3.2.13
* Omnichannel for customer service base to 1.5.25.78
* Unified routing for records to 1.3.0.5325
* Catalog Client to 1.3.0.3
* Service Scheduling to 9.0.23121.1014
* Power Platform Pipelines to 9.1.1.14
* F&O Virtual Entity to 2.8.11.131
* D365 Demand Planning App to 1.0.0.816
* Cloud for Sustainability to 2.14.0.365
* D365 Nonprofit Accelerator to 3.1.3.0
* Dataverse Accelerator to 1.0.3.30
* Customer Insights-Journeys (RT) to 1.1.35296.75

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

***NO SHOW in a fortnight (Dec 29). We’ll see you on Jan 12, 2024, for the next DFF Episode!***

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2023-12-01


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Commenting in Power Pages – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/commenting-in-power-pages-design-studio/
* Advisor for Power Platform Governance (preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-public-preview-of-power-platform-advisor/
* Project Sophia (preview) – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/11/16/introducing-project-sophia/
* Cards connector in Power Automate is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/cards-for-power-apps-power-automate-connector-is-generally-available/
* Power Pages Reporting updates – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-licensing-dashboard-and-new-capacity-management-experience-for-power-pages-preview/ and https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-pages-security-and-analytics-dashboards-for-admins-preview/ and
https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-security-checker-and-meter-for-your-pages-websites-preview/
* Model-driven app offline first mode is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-for-model-driven-apps-offline-for-maker/
* Cloud Flows updated designer is GA – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/updated-cloud-flows-designer-is-generally-available/
* Nov update of Power Automate Desktop details – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/november-2023-update-of-power-automate-for-desktop/
* How Microsoft governs Power Platform – https://www.microsoft.com/insidetrack/blog/empowerment-with-good-governance-how-our-citizen-developers-get-the-most-out-of-the-microsoft-power-platform/
* Business Approvals Kit – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-automate/guidance/business-approvals-templates/introduction and https://github.com/microsoft/powercat-business-approvals-kit/releases
* White paper on using Power Platform for App Modernization – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/application-modernization-with-power-platform/
* November Power Apps Feature Update – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-power-apps-november-2023-feature-update/

What’s New in CE:

* Nice copilot updates to Customer Insights – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/11/22/deliver-higher-impact-experiences-with-better-data-quality-and-configuration-with-copilot/

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Cross App Updates – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/finance-operations-crossapp-capabilities/planned-features
* Use bank foreign currency revaluation enhancements – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/bank-foreign-currency-revaluation-enhancements
* Import bank statement automatically – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/automatic-bank-statement-importing
* Support more complex bank reconciliation matching rules – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/support-more-complex-bank-reconciliation-matching-rules
* Generate payment journal, settle open invoices directly from bank reconciliation – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/generate-payment-journal-settle-open-invoices-directly-bank-reconciliation
* Net customer and vendor balances – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/customer-vendor-balance-netting
* Handle periodically recurring invoices – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/recurring-vendor-invoice
* Calculate foreign currency during ledger settlement – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/calculate-foreign-currency-gainloss-accounting-reporting-currency-during-ledger-settlement
* Manage administrative tasks, find information, and create reports with generative AI – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/manage-administrative-tasks-find-information-create-reports-generative-ai-business-performance-analytics
* Transforming Supply Chains: Exploring Advanced AI-Powered Demand Forecasting and Demand Planning in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/11/23/transforming-supply-chains-exploring-advanced-ai-powered-demand-forecasting-and-demand-planning-in-dynamics-365-supply-chain-management/
* Install, enable, and set up the Demand planning app – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/demand-planning/install-demand-planning
* Microsoft Ignite 2023 Insights & Opportunities for ERP applications – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/11/24/microsoft-ignite-2023-insights-opportunities-for-erp-applications/

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Power Pages Core to 1.0.2311.74
* Excel to Table and Canvas App to 1.0.2.1
* Connection References to 1.5.8.1
* Dual-write in HR to 2.4.1.49
* Marketing real-time journeys to 1.1.32267.120
* Power Automate Process Mining to 1.3.2.12
* Copilot in SCM to 1.0.02518.2
* Project Operations to 4.88.0.127
* Store Operations Assist to 1.0.2.1639
* Creator Kit to 1.0.20230421.1
* Sustainability Manager to 2.14.0.363
* Project Service to 1.0.88.122

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 2023-11-17


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Cloud Flow integration with Power Pages is GA – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-ga-of-power-automate-cloud-flow-integration-with-power-pages/
* Multilingual PVA (preview) – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-virtual-agents/multilingual
* Monthly channel for Model Driven Apps enhancements – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/expanded-monthly-channel-settings-for-model-driven-apps/
* Modern canvas controls updates – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/october-updates-for-modernization-in-canvas-apps-includes-ga-of-few-modern-controls/
* Per User App Licensing simplification with Managed Environments – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/simplified-license-assignment-for-power-apps/
* Managed Environment Copilot for App Descriptions – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/copilot-now-powers-all-app-descriptions/
* COE Kit Nov Release – https://github.com/microsoft/coe-starter-kit/releases/tag/CoEStarterKit-November2023
* Power Automate Desktop client Nov updates are out
* PVA now part of Copilot Studio – https://powervirtualagents.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-power-virtual-agents-now-part-of-microsoft-copilot-studio/
* More copilot in Power Automate – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/copilot-in-power-automate-new-time-saving-experiences-announced-at-microsoft-ignite-2023/
* Power apps goodies – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-apps-accelerates-the-shift-toward-modern-ai-infused-apps-with-governance-at-scale/
* Dataverse goodies – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/2023/11/15/accelerate-copilot-extensibility-and-power-app-creation-with-microsoft-dataverse/
* Invoking Dataverse Actions through Power FX is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/direct-power-fx-dataverse-action-invocation-ga/
* Security and Analytics enhancements – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/11/16/unlock-new-value-with-your-dynamics-365-data-in-microsoft-365-and-fabric-while-safeguarding-your-data-and-assets/
* Connector-palooza – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/arcgis-meisterplan-and-microsoft-translator-among-60-new-connectors-50-connector-updates-launched-to-accelerate-value-from-low-code/
* Online payments in Power Pages (preview) – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-online-payments-in-power-pages-preview/

What’s New in CE:

* Improved seller experiences – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2023/11/02/new-sales-capabilities-in-2023-release-wave-2-helping-sellers-work-smarter/
* Mobile Offline Best Practices – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/administrator/2023/11/06/best-practices-for-offline-mode-in-the-field-service-mobile-app-part-1/ and https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/administrator/2023/11/08/best-practices-for-offline-mode-in-the-field-service-mobile-app-part-2/ and https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/11/10/best-practices-for-offline-mode-in-the-field-service-mobile-app-part-3/
* Copilot for Guides – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/industry/blog/industrial-metaverse/2023/11/15/introducing-copilot-in-microsoft-dynamics-365-guides-bringing-generative-ai-in-mixed-reality-to-frontline-workers/
* Copilot for Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/11/15/announcing-microsoft-copilot-for-service/
* Copilot for Field Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/11/15/streamline-field-service-operations-with-new-copilot-capabilities/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Human Resources 10.0.38 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/get-started/hr-whats-new-10-0-38
* What’s New in Business Central – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/smb/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Platform Updates 10.0.38 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/fin-ops/get-started/whats-new-platform-updates-10-0-38
* Configurating Business Performance Analytics – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/business-performance-analytics/business-performance-analytics-home-page
* Finance 10.0.38 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-38
* Improved performance for Financial Dimensions – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/11/09/performance-and-storage-improvements-coming-to-financial-dimensions/

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Catalog Client to 1.3.0.2
* Excel to Table and App to 1.0.1.2
* F&O Virtual Entity to 2.8.10.164 then 2.8.10.179
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.25.5 then 1.5.25.66
* Power Pages Core to 1.0.2310.71
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.4933 then 1.3.0.5213
* Customer Insights Journeys to 1.99.2018.0
* Dual Write Supply Chain Extended to 2.3.4.265
* Dual Write Asset Management to 2.2.2.101
* Project Operations to 4.87.0.190
* Process Mining to 1.3.2.11
* Flow Extensions to 1.6.1.0
* Virtual Connectors in Dataverse to 9.0.0.1432
* Planning optimization for SCM to 1.0.0.97
* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.23103.1007
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.23103.1015
* Field Service to 8.8.104.44
* Service Scheduling to 9.0.23104.1012
* Copilot in SCM to 1.0.02509.4
* Demand Planning Application to 1.0.0.765
* Store Operations Assist to 1.0.0.955
* Cloud for Sustainability to 2.14.0.355
* Sales Conversation Intelligence to 9.0.1.1139

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 2023-11-03


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Dataverse connector now connects to other environments (preview) – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-automate/dataverse/connect-to-other-environments and https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/connect-to-other-environments-from-the-microsoft-dataverse-connector/
* Copilot notes in Pipelines is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/copilot-generated-deployment-notes-for-pipelines-are-generally-available-ga/
* October features in Power Automate Desktop – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/october-2023-update-of-power-automate-for-desktop/
* Desktop Flow Work Queues are GA – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-power-automate-work-queues-are-generally-available/
* CLI updates – https://devblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/power-platform-command-line-interface-september-update/
* Power for HR – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-for-hr-transform-your-hr-processes-with-power-platform-enterprise-templates/
* Solution Checker for Managed Environments goes GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/solution-checker-enforcement-in-managed-environments-is-generally-available/
* Insure Cloud Flows land in a solution – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/easier-automation-management-with-dataverse/
* Power Apps Oct Feature Update – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-power-apps-october-2023-feature-update/
* Cards are now solution aware and more governable – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/cards-for-power-apps-are-now-solution-aware-for-easier-application-lifecycle-management-alm/
* Power Automate whitelisted URLs need updated by Nov 22 – https://petri.com/microsoft-changelog/m365-changelog-microsoft-power-automate-information-about-new-power-platform-urls-used-by-power-automate/
* View Connector activities in Purview (preview) – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/connector-events-power-platform
* View Admin activities in Purview (preview) – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/admin-activity-logging

What’s New in CE:

* Capture Contact Center conversation details in Azure Application Insights – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/10/23/use-application-insights-to-diagnose-conversations-in-dynamics-365-customer-service/
* The new Field Service mobile interface – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/10/27/transform-technician-experience-with-the-new-field-service-mobile-ux/
* How to optimize agent workloads in Customer Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/10/31/enhance-agent-efficiency-and-flexible-work-distribution-with-capacity-profiles/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* AI Powered B2B with Commerce and Supply Chain – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/10/31/extend-your-existing-dynamics-365-supply-chain-management-application-to-unlock-a-new-ai-powered-b2b-digital-selling-experience-with-dynamics-365-commerce/
* E-Documents for Business Central – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/10/17/business-central-electronic-documents/

What’s New in F&SCM:

* What’s New in Supply Chain 10.0.37 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/get-started/whats-new-scm-10-0-37
* New Demand Planning & Copilot – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2023/10/31/microsoft-announces-new-copilot-and-demand-planning-capabilities-for-dynamics-365-supply-chain-management/
* Warehouse Management Only Mode – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/warehousing/wms-only-mode-overview
* Business Performance Analytics – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/business-performance-analytics/business-performance-analytics-home-page
* F&SC and Data Lakes – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/data-entities/finance-data-azure-data-lake
* Change Data in Data Lake – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/data-entities/azure-data-lake-change-feeds

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Agent Productivity Tools to 9.2.23093.1013 then 9.2.23101.1012
* App Profile Manager to 10.1.23093.2009 then 10.1.23101.1006
* Unified Routing for records to 1.3.0.4845
* Omnichannel for Customer Service Base to 1.5.25.45
* Flow Extensions to 1.5.23.1 then 1.5.24.1
* Service Scheduling to 9.0.23094.1010 then 9.0.23102.1009
* Process Mining to 1.3.2.10
* Connection References to 1.5.6.0 then 1.5.7.0
* Virtual Connectors in Dataverse to 9.0.0.1411
* Customer Voice to 2.0.0.45
* Flow Approvals to 2.0.4.8
* Pipelines to 9.1.1.12
* Copilot in Supply Chain to 1.0.02484.1
* Project Operations to 4.76.0.244
* Field Service to 8.8.102.36 then 8.8.103.22
* Project Service Automation to 3.10.93.7
* Unified Routing for Records to 1.3.0.4585
* Remote Assist to 1.0.0.543
* Planning Optimization for SCM to 1.0.0.95
* Cloud for Sustainability to 2.14.0.330
* Marketing to 1.1.32267.102
* Guides to 900.0.1.1

3 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

Featured Content:

* Ignite (Nov 14-17) – https://register.ignite.microsoft.com/

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2023-10-20


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* New controls in Power Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/september-2023-updates-for-modernization-and-theming-in-power-apps/
* Updated SAP Connector in Data Gateway – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/updated-sap-connector-for-net-support-in-on-premises-data-gateway/
* Just in Time Developer Environments – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/unblocking-your-path-to-build-apps-with-dataverse/
* Updated PVA in Power Pages – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-next-generation-ai-chatbot-for-power-pages-websites-preview/
* Copilot to build Power Apps is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/build-better-apps-faster-copilot-in-power-apps-is-now-generally-available/
* Model Driven Apps update is GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/modern-refreshed-look-for-model-driven-apps-is-generally-available-ga/

What’s New in CE:

* Resource Scheduling gets updated recurrence options – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/10/11/urs-multiple-recurrence-support-for-the-work-hour-calendar/
* Activity Monitor for automatic record creation in Customer Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/10/16/solve-case-creation-issues-using-the-enhanced-activity-monitor-tool/
* Wave 2 for 2023 release should hit North America environments this week – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/general-availability-deployment

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Enhanced Human Resources App for Leave and Absence in D365 Finance & Operations infrastructure available for preview – https://www.yammer.com/dynamicsaxfeedbackprograms/threads/2493936972193792
* Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Preview Programs Yammer network – https://www.yammer.com/dynamicsaxfeedbackprograms/
* Planned Feature Releases for Commerce via Microsoft Release Planner – https://releaseplans.microsoft.com/en-US/?app=Commerce&status=planned
* Remove team member limits for externally scheduled projects – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-project-operations/remove-team-member-limits-externally-scheduled-projects
* E-Documents as a Global Solution for Business Central – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/10/17/business-central-electronic-documents/

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Invoice capture solution – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/accounts-payable/invoice-capture-overview
* Capturing additional fields from the result of prebuilt models – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/capturing-additional-fields-result-prebuilt-model
* Integration with custom prebuilt model in Invoice capture – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/integration-custom-prebuilt-model-invoice-capture
* Business performance planning for Dynamics 365 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-finance/extended-planning-analytics-dynamics-365-finance
* Integrate transportation management with Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-supply-chain-management/integrate-transportation-management-cloud-sustainability
* View and manage inventory with a new mobile app – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-supply-chain-management/view-manage-inventory-new-mobile-app
* Microsoft is recognized as a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2023/10/09/microsoft-is-recognized-as-a-leader-in-the-2023-gartner-magic-quadrant-for-cloud-erp-for-product-centric-enterprises/

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Catalog Client to 1.3.0.1
* Power Pages Core to 1.0.2309.63
* Virtual Connectors in Dataverse to 9.0.0.1379 then 9.0.0.1393
* Service Scheduling to 9.0.23091.1012 then 9.0.23094.1009
* Intelligent Order Management to 1.0.0.6738
* Dual-write Core to 1.0.23084.2
* Dual-write HR to 2.4.1.44
* Dual-write Asset Mgmt to 2.2.2.94
* Dual-write Supply Chain Mgmt to 2.3.4.262
* Dual-write Party and GAB to 3.5.1.135
* F&O Virtual Entity to 2.8.9.169
* Omnichannel PVA extension to 1.5.24.6
* Omnichannel Telephony PVA extension to 1.5.24.6
* Cloud for Sustainability Data Model to 2.13.0.308
* Microsoft Sustainability Manager to 2.13.0.308
* Field Service to 8.8.99.11 then 8.8.102.34
* Copilot in Finance to 1.0.2460.2
* Copilot in Supply Chain Mgmt to 1.0.0.43
* Excel to Table and Canvas App to 1.0.0.32
* Store Operations Assist to 1.0.0.930
* Flow Extensions to 1.5.22.1
* Guides to 900.0.0.1
* Project Operations to 4.76.0.242
* Adobe Sign to 9.6.0.2
* LinkedIn Sales Nav to 3.0.1.1610

3 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

Featured Content:

* Register for the Business Applications Launch Event (Oct 25) – https://msbizappslaunchevent.eventcore.com/?ocid=cmmcmo4g0an
* Register for Ignite (Nov 14-17) – https://register.ignite.microsoft.com/

Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2023-10-06


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Power Pages site creation gets better for those using legacy licenses – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/updates-to-power-pages-dynamics-365-addon-based-website-creation-experience/
* Custom Connector enhancements (public preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/public-preview-of-new-custom-connector-enhancements/
* Make virtual tables with connectors directly in Power Pages – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/use-sharepoint-list-and-sql-table-to-build-power-pages-sites/
* CLI Updates from August – https://devblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/power-platform-command-line-interface-august-update/
* Using Power Automate from within Excel – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-automate/flows-excel
* Learning path for using Copilot in Power Platform – https://devblogs.microsoft.com/powerplatform/announcing-the-power-platform-solutions-with-ai-and-copilot-learning-path/
* Make developer environments on behalf of users – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/as-a-tenant-level-admin-enable-your-makers-with-developer-environments/
* Enhanced data model for Power Pages is GA – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-pages-alm-with-solutions-pipelines-and-enhanced-data-model-general-availability-ga-2/
* Delegated deployments using Pipelines – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-pipelines-delegated-deployments-spn/
* Allow connectors to be used as M365 Copilot plugins (limited preview) – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/unlocking-your-ecosystem-across-low-code-solutions-and-microsoft-365-copilot/
* Private preview for Power Platform Advisor – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-apps-announces-new-copilot-abilities-modern-controls-and-governance-tools-at-the-power-platform-conference/
* Update your Power Pages to new version of bootstrap – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-pages-sites-now-in-bootstrap-version-5-2-2-preview/
* Explore all the ways Copilot can help make Power Pages – https://powerpages.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/innovate-and-build-data-driven-websites-with-copilot-in-power-pages/
* Link to Fabric (preview) (aka Shortcuts to Dataverse) – https://blog.fabric.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-onelake-adds-shortcut-support-to-power-platform-and-dynamics-365
* Add more security to HTTP triggers in Cloud Flows – https://powerautomate.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/deeper-control-over-http-invocation-of-flows/

What’s New in CE:

* Customer Service ROI is Real – https://news.microsoft.com/source/features/ai/copilot-dynamics-365-customer-service
* Outbound dialing in Customer Service – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/09/26/try-the-new-outbound-dialing-experience-in-dynamics-365-customer-service/
* Customizing Field Service Mobile – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/09/27/working-with-field-service-mobile-customizations/

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC/Project:

* Commerce Copilot announcement – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/10/04/dynamics-365-commerce-copilot/
* Commerce 10.0.37 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/commerce/get-started/whats-new-commerce-10-0-37
* Business Central October GA Releases – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/smb/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features
* Human Resources Teams – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/release-plan/2023wave2/finance-supply-chain/dynamics365-human-resources/planned-features

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Unified Developer Environments for F&SC Apps – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2023/09/15/announcing-unified-trial-and-developer-environments-for-dynamics-365-finance-and-operations-apps/
* Platform Updates 10.0.37 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/get-started/whats-new-platform-updates-10-0-37
* Finance 10.0.37 – https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/finance/get-started/whats-new-changed-10-0-37

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Excel to Table in Dataverse and Canvas App to 1.0.0.31
* Omnichannel for Customer Service to 1.5.23.15
* Power Apps Copilot App to 1.0.0.9 then 1.0.0.10
* Process Mining to 1.3.2.8
* Sales Insights to 9.0.23101.10001
* Store Operations Assist to 1.0.2.1252
* Flow Extensions to 1.5.19.0
* F&O Virtual Entity to 2.8.8.202
* Real-time Marketing to 1.1.30993.107
* Dual-write core to 1.0.23084.1
* Field Service to 8.8.99.10

3 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

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