Dynamics Blog

Welcome to the Dynamics Blog hosted by the professionals at Armanino. This blog is about anything that may be helpful to others regarding Microsoft Dynamics' software. The topics can be anything from Microsoft Dynamics GP, AX, CRM, SharePoint, MAS 90/200, .NET development, accounting, compliance and more.

Trending in AX
TRENDING: MICROSOFT DYNAMICS AX

What Is Microsoft’s Digital Feedback Loop?

We live in a time of relentless business transformation, where connecting customers, products, people and data wins. Where smarter wins, …

What I Learned From Malcolm Gladwell at the Business Applications Summit

Let me start by saying that I am a HUGE fan of Malcolm Gladwell. I’ve read all of his books: …

Analytical Workspaces (Embedded Power BI) and Data Warehousing

Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations (D365FO) clients have powerful analytical capabilities with Embedded Power BI, which are presented in …

Trending in CRM
TRENDING: MICROSOFT DYNAMICS CRM

What Is Microsoft’s Digital Feedback Loop?

We live in a time of relentless business transformation, where connecting customers, products, people and data wins. Where smarter wins, …

What I Learned From Malcolm Gladwell at the Business Applications Summit

Let me start by saying that I am a HUGE fan of Malcolm Gladwell. I’ve read all of his books: …

Coming Changes to Entity Store and What They Mean for BI Projects

The recent Business Applications Summit in Seattle was another informative Microsoft-led conference.  (There were a lot of different types of …

Trending in GP
TRENDING: MICROSOFT DYNAMICS GP

The UG Summit is Coming!

We’re already chomping at the bit to get to Phoenix for the UG Summit, October 15-18. Just like last year, …

Power Up Your Business With PowerApps & Flow!

PowerApps are purpose-built apps that can be built specifically for your business. Companies can start with one of the many …

What Is Microsoft AppSource?

Microsoft AppSource is a resource that businesses can leverage to find and deploy products and services that extend the functionality …

Monday, June 18, 2018

Tip: How to See Database Tables in D365 for Finance and Operations―Without VSTS

In AX2012 and prior, users could just go into the Application Object Tree (AOT) to see database tables, but the AOT is not available in D365.  So the reason this tip is really cool is that up until this point, we all thought it was necessary to have Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) installed in …

Friday, June 15, 2018

Tips for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Performance Optimization

Looking to get better performance from your Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations solution, or considering implementing the platform? There are a variety of ways you can improve your Dynamics 365 optimization, before and after implementation. Know your needs Whether you’re using Dynamics 365 in the cloud or through an on-premise deployment, one of …

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The UG Summit is Coming!

We’re already chomping at the bit to get to Phoenix for the UG Summit, October 15-18. Just like last year, we’ll be sponsoring and leading sessions on various aspects of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform, and we’ll be manning an Armanino booth on the floor. If you’re considering attending, be sure to take advantage of …

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Embedding PowerApps in Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

An exciting new feature has made its debut in platform update 14 of D365 for Finance & Operations. Now, you can embed a PowerApp directly into a D365 form or workspace! While this may be buried along with hundreds of others in the Spring Release, I think this is quite possibly one of the biggest …

Focus 2018: D365, AXUG, CRMUG & PUG

This year, the Dynamics User Community’s Focus 2018 conference is May 21- 24 in Indianapolis. Armanino is excited to present two different topics. Our first session, “Cloud-Only Data Warehouse and BI? Yes, You Can!” will cover the Azure components you need to build a D365-based data warehouse and Analysis Services environment in Azure. In this …

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Dynamics 365 CRM Usability Tips

After using an application such as Dynamics 365 for Sales (CRM) for many months or years, sometimes we as users get stuck in a rut. We might feel like we have fully mastered an application and have nothing left to learn. In that vein, let me drop a few bits of CRM knowledge your way …

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales, Marketing and Customer Service Spring Release Highlights

Microsoft recently revealed the Spring 2018 release notes for their Microsoft Business Applications portfolio. The release notes span multiple Microsoft business applications, including Dynamics 365, PowerApps, Power BI and the Common Data Service (CDS). The Spring 2018 release for Microsoft Dynamics 365 includes significant improvements for Dynamics 365 CRM for Marketing, Sales, Customer Service and …

Friday, March 23, 2018

What You Need to Know About GDPR and Your Business Analytics

GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, is big. Really big. Are you ready for the May 25 deadline? For companies using business analytics and pulling data from different systems, the new GDPR requirements on documenting data flows can be overwhelming. But they don’t have to be. First, does GDPR affect you? Instituted by the …

Power Up Your Business With PowerApps & Flow!

PowerApps are purpose-built apps that can be built specifically for your business. Companies can start with one of the many predefined templates or build an app from scratch through a simple, drag-and-drop user interface. No coding required! At Armanino, we are seeing companies adopt PowerApps to replace dozens of legacy apps. In particular, those that …

What Is Microsoft AppSource?

Microsoft AppSource is a resource that businesses can leverage to find and deploy products and services that extend the functionality of Microsoft’s existing online offerings. These services often provide a bridge for functionality gaps within the existing software or extend the online environment to serve industry specific needs. Microsoft AppSource is essentially an App Store …

 
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