East Region Microsoft CRM Blog

This Blog is focused on Microsoft Dynamics CRM. It specalizes in news for CRM partners and customers.

Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: Don’t get forced! LOVE IT!!

    After years spent watching Marc Benioff make outrageous claims and empty promises I am so very happy to see Microsoft stop taking it on the chin and start telling the full story on how Dynamics CRM in the cloud can really work for our customers. This is a long overdue and I can't wait to see how this...
  • Blog Post: More news for CRM Partners

    Many of you are familiar with DemoMate from Impresys , a great tools for capturing and presenting software demonstrations.  Microsoft has been working with Impresys to give partners a better tool to deliver comprehensive demonstrations of Dynamics CRM. For the CRM 2011 launch we will be providing...
  • Blog Post: Demo Tips: Patch Tuesday!

    So this should be a Demo 101 tip. If you are running your demos in a virtual environment like I do, make sure that your host machine gets all of it's patches BEFORE you launch your virtual machine in full screen. (What is Patch Tuesday?) Last week for the CRM Launch in Reston, which was held on a Wednesday...
  • Blog Post: CRM 4.0 - Where do I get those License Keys again?

    We have so many great people on the CRM team around the world that I spend a fair amount of time reading their blogs to keep up with all the little issues, details and factoids that affect CRM partners and customers. One recent issue that has been making the rounds is surrounding where to get your license...
  • Blog Post: East Region Launch Tour “Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, Featuring SharePoint”

    www.dynamicscrmlaunch.com is the official page for the Microsoft CRM 4.0 Launch here in the US. Allison Dawson from the East Region Marketing team has done a killer thing for you as a partner. She has managed to get an additional 12 Launch cities for the East Region.  Umang, Susan, Chris and I will...
  • Blog Post: Greetings from TechReady6!

    Hello everybody. Welcome to my inagural blog post. So I will readily admit that I'm pretty new to this whole blogging thing. Please be generous with your praise and constructive with your criticism as I attempt to fill the ginormous shoes of Mr. Ben Vollmer on this blog. I know it won't be easy but I...
  • Blog Post: Sharing the Blog....

    As many of you may know, I got a new job on July 1st 2007 as is the annual Microsoft tradition. In early September, we hired a fine resource from one of our local partners. As a result, Chris Kahl joined our team. He resides in the vast metropolis of Berlin, MD, which is about 10 minutes from my wife...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 RTM VPC Now Available

    I swear I have fielded about a dozen questions about this in email in the past couple of days. :-) Well, the good news that the VPC is now available. This VPC is set to expire in April 2009. The partner tat built this also worked on some Demo Tools. Here is a quick list of the tools... I will post...
  • Blog Post: Slide Decks, Data Sheets and more for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

    UPDATED The team is working on getting this data available on both PartnerSource and the Microsoft Partner Portal. Until they are up, here are some of the files. This includes the Sales, Marketing, Service and Overview decks. The data sheets will be up this afternoon as well. Update- Decks are indeed...
  • Blog Post: Follow-up from Multi Currency, Multilingual and Multi Tenancy LiveMeeting

    We had an awesome turn out today. As promised, here is the slide deck from the LiveMeeting. You can view the LiveMeeting by registering here for it. It will email you a recording of the LiveMeeting. Enjoy!
  • Blog Post: Postings....

    I just noticed I really haven't posted much in a month or two and then in one day four or five posts popped up. :-) Sorry about that. I have been super busy with getting stuff done and the blog was sorta kicked to the bottom of the to do list. Duly noted. Blog will be updated much more frequently. (And...
  • Blog Post: LiveMeeting for Partners: Multi Multi Multi

    I am doing a Live Meeting for partners on Wednesday. Come on and join in if you really are that bored. :-) The good news is that it is recorded and you can watch it to cure your insomnia. :-) Some of the features of 4.0 we have been talking about for about a year or so have been Multi Currency, Multi...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft CRM 4.0 E-mail Router with POP3

    The email router is all new in 4.0. And some of the options rock.  I like being able to expand out the email router to either the server or the client. And Michael Lu, a program manager on the dev team shows us how to setup Microsoft CRM 4.0 with a POP3 GMail Account.  This is a pretty cool...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Live

    Check out the first post on the Dynamics CRM Live Team Blog. It is from a past and present co-worker of mine Eric Boocock. Eric is one of the TS's for CRM Live. I would subscribe to their feed to get the latest and greatest around CRM Live.  Microsoft Dynamics CRM Live
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 - Citrix Ready

    I know of several partners who have been emailing me on a weekly basis to ask about this. :-) Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 is compatible with Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 (32 & 64 bit). This should help out a partner or two in deploying CRM. You can read more about it at: http://www.citrix.com/English...
  • Blog Post: Early Access: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Client Posted

    I get a weekly email from the Download Team listing all of the new products available for download. In this weeks newsletter, the Outlook Client for EA 2 Clients was posted. So if you have access to Early Access of CRM Live, it is now available. :-) Microsoft Dynamics CRM Live Early Access II for Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: CRM 4.0 Download Bits

    As Philip Reports , the 4.0 bits are now available for download. :-) Enjoy! Documentation: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Server Readme Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Implementation Guide Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 E-mail Router Readme (On-Premise and Hosted Editions) Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Data Migration...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Dynamics 4.0 Ships!!!!

    As Michael Lu reports, they shipped 4.0 on Friday. It generally takes a couple of weeks for everything to hit all of the download sites, etc... But it looks like the Product Development made good on a Q4 Delivery Date for Microsoft Dynamics 4.0. (aka Titan....) The US Launch parties for customers start...
  • Blog Post: US Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Launch Tour Speakers Needed

    To provide a great experience for attendees of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Some IT Launch Tour, in each event we will be inviting one Dynamics CRM customer together with one representative from their VAR partner on stage to spotlight the success their organization is having with Dynamics CRM. Attached...
  • Blog Post: Want to participate in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Launch Tour?

      Thanks go out to all of you who have attended one of the partner Readiness Tour events or have registered to attend one. You’re no doubt feeling the excitement as we build toward launch in 2008. Microsoft Dynamics CRM has outpaced the growth of its competitors and the market trend in the...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft CRM 4.0 Release Candidate 0 VPC is now available

    Thanks for the release of this... :-) We are fortunate to have partners who can do this much faster and better than we can internally. :-) (We beat my guess by 6 days...) This Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 RC0 VPC is designed to allow you to demonstrate the features and functionality of Microsoft Dynamics...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0: SDK Examples

    Sean and Melissa are on the team that are developing some content for a V4 based SDK course.  Do you have any interesting ideas that may be able to leverage our SDK that we could develop for use during our training.  We aren’t asking for any pre-developed code but more for the concepts...
  • Blog Post: Readiness Training Tour Components Now Available on PartnerSource

    These got posted while we were in Pittsburgh doing the actual event. :-) The components are very similar to what we used here in the US for the tour. But they are NOT identical to the ones we did in the East. We moved the slides around and cut some of the more boring ones. :-) These include the following...
  • Blog Post: Guest Blog Post on CRM Team Blog

    Jim Glass was nice enough to post my latest favorite feature on the CRM Team's blog. I will be working on more of them over the next couple of weeks as the launch events continue. If you want to read the latest installment, you can check it out at: http://blogs.msdn.com/crm/archive/2007/11/02/my-favorite...
  • Blog Post: Partner Readiness Tour - The Road Show Continues

    So we have been doing the Partner Readiness Tour for a couple of weeks. This week for me was Reston. Next week is Pittsburgh and the following week is Malvern. This week was great. We had about 90 people in the room with partners with a wide variety of experiences. We had partners from as far away as...
Page 1 of 3 (54 items) 123