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  • Blog Post: CRM 2013 eLearning Course

    Rebels Are We… Thanks to my Danish colleague, Jesper Osgaard , for spotting the availability of a new CRM 2013 eLearning course. You can find the course by searching for course number 80543AE “ Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 ” via the Microsoft Training Catalogue here...
  • Blog Post: Industry Templates For CRM 2013

    Strike Up The Band… Last week at Microsoft Convergence EMEA 2013 we announced the imminent availability of a number of industry-specific templates for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, providing additional functionality for businesses in sectors as diverse as Wealth Management and Local Government...
  • Blog Post: MOCA or EXPRESSO. What’s Your Mobile CRM?

    Est-Ce Que C’est Chic… Announced this morning at the Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2013 EMEA conference, not only do we have the CRM 2013 Mobile Companion Apps (MOCA) for iPad and Windows 8 , but we have now released the CRM 2013 Phone Apps for Windows Phone, iPhone and Android (affectionately...
  • Blog Post: CRM Social Insights With InsideView

    Mr. Never In A Million Years… One of my favourite 3rd-party, add-on solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM is InsideView , and I have been using their social insight capabilities in most of my customer demos for a the last couple of years. What is social insight? Well, InsideView is a cloud...
  • Blog Post: CRM Online Orion Is Now Live

    False Awakening Suite… The wait is over. CRM Online 2013 (formerly codenamed “Orion”) is available in our datacentres in EMEA, APAC and the AMERICAS (for more details see our full announcement here ). If you want to test-drive this brand new release, you can simply create a brand...
  • Blog Post: CRM Online Operational Readiness Training

    Book Of Thel… Just a quick post to let all our CRM Online partners know about a 1hr “Orion” operational readiness training session running this September. We are running this session multiple times to accommodate different time-zones, so you only need to register once. ...
  • Blog Post: ***UPDATED*** CRM Online “Polaris” Release (Q4 2012) Details

    The Attack On Rue Plumet… Earlier this week we made some training courses available within the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) Partner Learning Centre, for the upcoming Q4 2012 release of CRM Online (codename “Polaris”). Microsoft Dynamics CRM December 2012 Service Update...
  • Blog Post: Why Won’t CRM 2011 Charts Display?

    A Little Fall Of Rain.. This issue cropped up a couple of times in the last month, so I figured it was worth a quick post to help out anyone else who might come across it. No matter what we tried, we couldn’t get CRM charts to display on any PC at a particular customer, but they would display...
  • Blog Post: Building A CRM Demo For Financial Services (Part 2)

    Good Vibrations… Following on from my previous post Building A CRM Demo For Financial Services (Part 1) , I thought I’d spend a bit of time looking at a specific piece of functionality related to customer on-boarding. Whether it be for retail banking, wholesale banking or wealth management...
  • Blog Post: Building A CRM Demo For Financial Services (Part 1)

    Bring Him Home… For more than 6 years I have been selling Microsoft Dynamics CRM to a wide spectrum of customers in the financial services industry, and a significant part of my pre-sales role involves building and delivering demonstrations of our software to a variety of audiences, from senior...
  • Blog Post: CRM Online Steps Closer To Office 365

    Try A Little Tenderness… Yesterday (Thursday 19th July 2012), we took another step towards the convergence of our CRM Online and Office 365 cloud services. Anyone signing up for a CRM Online 30 day trial, will now automatically be set up on the Microsoft Online Service Portal (MOSP) administration...
  • Blog Post: CRM Online Discovery Web Service Changes For Office 365

    The Wind Blew Them All Away… I was just browsing through the CRM SDK when I spotted a change that will affect you if you develop applications that connect to the CRM Online web services. The Discovery web service is used by applications to determine the organisations that a user is a member...
  • Blog Post: Provisioning CRM Online Via The Office 365 Microsoft Online Portal

    War At 33 1/3… Just before Christmas, I helped one of my customers sign up and purchase a small CRM Online development environment for their project starting in the new year. As I mentioned in a previous post , customer 30-day trials are not yet up and running on the new Microsoft Online Portal...
  • Blog Post: Bulk Creating Windows Live IDs

    Bring The Noise… As I mentioned in a previous post , for the time being we will be running CRM Online on both the Windows Live (CTP) and the Office 365 (OSDP) administration, billing & provisioning platforms. If you are currently running CRM Online using Windows Live IDs for your users...
  • Blog Post: Introductions

    Hi everyone! My name is Marco Amoedo and I am the new CRM Partner Technology Advisor in the UK. My role as part of the UK Dynamics Team is to evangelise and ensure the technical enablement of Microsoft Dynamics CRM partners. My colleague Simon has invited me to his blog so I can use this forum to share...
  • Blog Post: CRM Online Invoice Payment Option

    Who Stole The Soul… With the move to the new Microsoft Online Portal (MOP) administration, billing and provisioning platform, purchasing CRM Online (and Office 365) services has become much easier. We still have the same three payment options, Credit Card, Invoice and Volume Licensing, but...
  • Blog Post: CRM Online Bulk User Management

    I Ain’t Mad At All… In my previous post I talked about CRM Online moving to the same administration, billing and provisioning platform used by Office 365. One of the many benefits is the ability for administrators to manage user accounts in bulk, rather than having to rely on end-users...
  • Blog Post: CRM Online Now Live On OSDP

    Aintnuttin Buttersong… Earlier this year we announced that Microsoft Dynamics CRM online would move from the CTP (Commerce Transaction Platform) administration, billing & provisioning platform to OSDP (Online Services Delivery Platform) used by Office 365. Well I’m pleased to say...
  • Blog Post: Plug-Ins For Calculated Fields

    Boom, Shake The Room… It has been all go here in the UK CRM Enterprise Sales team, so I haven’t had any time to post regularly. Today, one of my Banking solutions partners called me for some help with one of their deals. They have an important client demo to deliver later this week, and...
  • Blog Post: CRM Online Cashback Offer

    Two Steps Behind… I’m not sure how I missed this first time around, but we have a special offer for CRM Online running at the moment. Not only do we have an introductory price of £22.75 per user, per month (available until June 31st 2011), but we also have a cashback offer for customers...
  • Blog Post: CRM 2011 Online Is Here

    Celebration… The wait is finally over. Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online is available today in 40 markets and 41 languages, for the introductory price of £22.75 per user, per month. You can sign up for your FREE 30-DAY TRIAL at http://crm.dynamics.com. Also, we are hosting a global...
  • Blog Post: Why Partner Hosted CRM?

    Billion Dollar Babies… Now that have brought CRM Online to 40 countries, albeit in beta form right now, I’m often asked about the future of partner hosted offerings. For me, there is a very simple choice. If you want a standard, low-cost service then CRM Online could be your best choice...
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