Translate this site using Windows Live Translator:
Browse by Tags - A CRM Riff - Site Home - MSDN Blogs
A CRM Riff
It takes people to make the music of life

Browse by Tags

  • Blog Post: Bookcase: Silverlight and XRM

    Microsoft Regional Director & MVP David Yack has a new book out called Silverlight + XRM . It covers Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 as an application framework for building business applications. In it he teaches the reader how to use Microsoft Silverlight to extend and customize the CRM experience...
  • Blog Post: Free Excerpt ~ Working with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

    Sonoma Partners have provided a chapter from their best selling book, Working with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 on the MSDN site. The chapter we selected is Chapter 5: Solutions Overview and Concepts . You can download it or read it on the MSDN site. The book is written by Mike Snyder and Jim Steger who...
  • Blog Post: Today: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community Page Updated

    Maureen, a super powerful wizard of an editor, has updated the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Dev Center Community page . I’ve suggested that we move the social media stuff from the bottom of the page to the top as we are gaining so many users in that space. For example the CRM on LinkedIn group is over 15,000...
  • Blog Post: Book Recommendation: slide:ology:

    Matt Cooper , a friend and coworker, sent this in email last week. I thought I’d share the recommendation with a few of my closest friends.  ;O) I’ve been hallway-evangelizing a book I read recently, and a few people asked me to share the title.  It’s called slide:ology: The Art and Science...
  • Blog Post: Finding a Job in the field of CRM

    Finding a new job or the next job can be a very stressful or exhilarating experience. Most of us have been there at some time in our lives and want to help those family and friends who are in that place. One of the first tricks I share with my peeps is to recommend two books: What Color is Your Parachute...
  • Blog Post: Developing ISV Applications using Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

    A blast from the past that is still very popular is the Developing ISV Applications using Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 whitepaper. This document guides an ISV to quickly build, deploy, and manage line-of-business applications. Other pertinent references to consider if you liked the Developing ISV Applications...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Implementation Guide

    The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Implementation Guide (IG) has been available on TechNet since last year.  The IG is comprised of 3 major areas: Planning Guide Installing Guide Operating and Maintaining Guide These guides are key documentations to plan, install and operate a successful CRM solution...
  • Blog Post: J.D. Meyer: Getting Results the Agile Way

    From our man J.D. Meier, Principal Program Manager on the Microsoft Patterns & Practices team: “Are you getting results? …” Over Christmas break, I committed to finishing the writing for a book that I expect to change a lot of people’s lives. It’s my first non-technical book. The working title is...
  • Blog Post: “CRM at the Speed of Light” – Paul Greenberg

    "I have a saying that one always overestimates what can be done in one year and underestimates what can be done in ten years. We see this over and over..." Paul Greenberg in " CRM at the Speed of Light , 4th Edition". So begins my reading of Paul’s newest book. You can see his Biography...
  • Blog Post: David Yack: Silverlight Jumpstart

    Our CRM Regional Director (okay that’s only a small part of his job) David Yack has released another book called Silverlight Jumpstart . Dave sez, “This book is designed to get .NET Business Application Developers up to speed quickly. Silverlight Silverlight Silverlight. It’s everywhere! Now, it’s your...
  • Blog Post: ‘Outliers’ by Malcolm Gladwell

    I have been espousing the 10,000 hours to become a professional (in this case for music ) for a while now and a friend of mine attributed that to the book Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell . Wikipedia has a nice little blurb about the book. “Outliers is a non-fiction book written by Malcolm Gladwell and...
  • Blog Post: David Yack: Silverlight 3 Jumpstart Book Released

    Our Regional Director and .NET MVP David Yack has written another book. He sez: I’m pleased to announce that our latest book Silverlight 3 Jumpstart has been released and now available for purchase.  Silverlight 3 Jumpstart is perfect for .NET Developers that want to get started learning about Silverlight...
  • Blog Post: Where's the Sample CRM Code?

    Mike calls this out on his Sonoma Partners CRM Blog : We received a few requests about how someone can download the oodles and oodles of sample code from our Programming Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 book. Unlike our Working with.. book, the Progamming book does not include a CD. I assumed (incorrectly...
  • Blog Post: Creating a Customized Experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

    I was conducting a LiveMeeting session with the folks from the CRM User Group at http://www.crmug.com and was surprised that one of the participants didn't know what kinds of customizations could be done with our product. Your three big resources for reading up on this are: CRM Dev Center at MSDN Code...
  • Blog Post: David Yack: XRM as a Rapid Dev Platform

    I'm reading David Yack's book, CRM as a Rapid Development Platform . As David sez, "This book is not a "user" book, it's a developer book. I might even go as far as saying a power admin that wants to understand more about what's going on would benefit as well. The book goes deeper into developer topics...
  • Blog Post: New Book Alert: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Step by Step

    Did I mention that Mike Snyder has a new book out this month? He and I share breakfast at the Village Square Cafe in Redmond last week and we talked about some of his projects including this book and a developer guide that's coming out in November. Here's what Amazon.com has to say about Mike's new book...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Dynamics CRm Documentation

    This happy list contains links to the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 product documentation, books, and training resources. Product Documentation · Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Implementation Guide http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=1CEB5E01-DE9F-48C0-8CE2-51633EBF4714&displaylang...
  • Blog Post: Some New Content Solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

    Every once in a while I come across some interesting reads that is kind of off the beaten path. I found these recent reads worth the time and effort for serious implementers who want their CRM solution to be record setting, efficient, and long lasting. I considered writing a post about each of these...
  • Blog Post: Syllabus: Growing Your Community

    When it comes to growing a community, there are a number of old-school references like Cluetrain and Robert Scoble's 'Naked Conversations'. But I'm happy to mention some fresh, new books for your consideration: Jenny Preece’s “ Online Communities: Designing Usability and Supporting Sociability ” Clay...
  • Blog Post: Sonoma Announces Book availability and Hotfixes

    Sonoma Partners have announced that their new book 'Working with Dynamics CRM 4.0' will be available on Amazon.com March 10th! For those of you going to Convergence 2008 in Orlando next week there will be free copies at a number of locations. I loved Ben Volmer's post Hotfixes for Microsoft Dynamics...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Unleased

    John Straumann tells me he's just finished a technical edit of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Unleashed book by Marc Wolenik, Damian Sinay and published by Sams. Damian also wrote the book ' Web Services with C# '. You can preorder a copy from Amazon.com. I hope that someone will post a review there...
  • Blog Post: Amazon's Kindle, just in time for the Holidays.

    I bought an electronic book a while back, okay over ten years ago, but there were not enough titles and certainly not the titles I was reading which was mostly books from the best seller's list. Walt Mossberg , one of my fav high-tech columnists writes about a new entry into the market. "Now, the biggest...
  • Blog Post: Getting the design right and the right design - Bill Buxton

    Here is just some of the latest research into how create stellar user experiences: Bill Buxton’s book “ Sketching User Experiences ” details how extraordinary design can be achieved, including detailed analysis of very successful products like the iPod (which by the way wasn’t an overnight success––it...
  • Blog Post: CRM Bookshelf

    Planning CRM implementation is the most important part of a good CRM program. Here are some recommended books in that space, besides the ones already listed in my blog sidebar: CRM at the Speed of Light by Paul Greenberg A Practical Guide to CRM by Janice Reynolds The Ultimate CRM Handbook by John Freeland...
  • Blog Post: Titan Book at Amazon

    Our friends at Sonoma Partners announces the pre-order of the Book ' Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 '. They warn the book description was copied from the CRM 3.0 book so they say not to put much stock in this description. But they promise to get the description updated soon. I like the writers of this...
Page 1 of 2 (27 items) 12