I'm introducing a short blog series on Dynamics 365 and CDS design best practices that should be applied to any organization. These design approaches are not just for Dynamics 365, but can be applied for any business use case that involves software.
If you love SharePoint, then you already know about its rich document and information management capabilities. Version history is a feature of SharePoint that is extremely powerful if you need to look back in history at the changes of an item. This works great if you are working with list items only, as you can see how the fields have changed on a specific item over time. For documents and pages, SharePoint version history is unable to show us exactly what has changed within those pages.
Topics: SharePoint Online
The Power Platform Spring 2020 Release notes are here, and they are full of new and exciting features that will enhance usability, efficiency, and integration with a variety of software and devices. Some of these features are not available yet. If you need the most up-to-date information, please refer to the Microsoft Release Notes.
Recently I was working on some formatting with SharePoint lists and I found a really cool feature of Column Formatting that many users may not know about. If you need a refresher on Column Formatting in SharePoint, have a look here.
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You can find the release notes at this link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/april19/
Adding a Map control to your PowerApp can be very helpful to end users, but it is not available out of the box (unless we continue to keep voting here). There are many use cases, such as displaying a map based upon an Accounts address, or displaying the location of a Work Order.
If you're in the healthcare industry, or even if you're just a patient from time to time, the lack of efficiency in some areas of this industry may be as clear as day. Fixing those problems is unfortunately not always as easy as identifying them. There is a way to gain efficiency in the Healthcare Industry, however, and we'll show you how.
You may think you've addressed and eliminated all of the major inefficiencies on your manufacturing floor but as technology evolves, if you're not re-evaluating opportunities to drive manufacturing quality and volume on an ongoing basis, you may be at a weakness to competitors who are.
Dynamics 365 is a great tool on which to build any of your business applications. Buying a license will spin up an instance already configured with Sales, Customer Service, Field Service and Project Management modules. They all have the standard Dynamics dashboards and reports. But how do you know when you need to customize those reports, or better yet, upgrade your reporting to Power BI?