CRMSoftware.TV did a great interview with David Pennington, Director of Product Marketing for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, where he discusses where Microsoft is headed in terms of social. I really liked what I heard and I thought you might enjoy it to. Again, thank you CRMSoftware.TV for posting and sharing the video.
Brad Wilson, the general manager of Microsoft CRM for the Product Management Group at Microsoft, has step down and handed over his responsibilities to Dennis Michalis. To see Brad’s personal announcement check out his post titled
The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Sustained Engineering (SE) team have been hard at work to get the UR6 release to us all.
You can find the related Rollup 6 items here
Microsoft Download Center: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28712 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2600640 Microsoft Update: http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=2600640
Rollup 6 Build Number: 05.00.9689.1985
You can find Complete CRM download links here http://bingsoft.wordpress.com/2011/11/18/updated-crm-2011-download-links/
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The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Team Blog has a post about the recent release of the Developer Toolkit for MsCrm being available. For reference, the Developer Toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 represents Microsoft’s integration with Visual Studio and is focused on accelerating the development of custom code solution components for Microsoft Dynamics [...]
Recently, I was asked to look into which users where using our production MSCRM 2011 environment. Prior to MSCRM 2011, you could get a rough idea of which users where accessing CRM by looking through IIS logs. However, this was tedious and it was not very accurate, since the Outlook Client traffic is included in [...]
I was recently asked if it was possible to determine the last time a MSCRM report was run. To get this information you will need read access to the report server db and read access to the Reports table of your CRM instance. You can then run the this query
–NOTE!!! This query is designed [...]
Recently, I needed to add a new RootComponent node to the soltuion.xml file for a Plugin Assembly, but I did not know the correct value for the type attribute. Unfortunately, a look at MSDN and Technet for the SDK didn’t turn up any anything for the schema of the solution.xml file and a Google search [...]
Over the past few weeks my team has been working on reviewing and revising our CRM environment in preparation to migrate to CRM 2011. As part of the preparation we have been testing the offline client and in doing so one of my devs ran into the error message of “Caller 2222222-2222-2222-2222-22222222 is not an [...]
Did you know that Microsoft’s CRM services team has a blog that has a wealth of information about CRM performance and other odds and ends? Hopefully you did and you saw their post titled How to Decrease 401 Responses in CRM Web Traffic. I read through it and applied their suggestions and my IIS [...]
Update 07 September 2011
If you are looking for a simpler solution that only allows for changing the fetchXML used by the lookup control check out James’s post at CRM 2011 Change SubGrid FetchXML.
I had hoped that Microsoft would provide support for applying custom views to the lookup used by sub-grids, since [...]