It’s a poor craftsman that blames his tools – I both love and hate this phrase…

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…and I use it all the time for that exact reason. I’ve been involved with many projects both in my personal and professional life where I have a responsibility to make things work. Whether I’m building a system to collect forecasting data for business planning or making a podcast with my friends, there are a collection of different tools and […]


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It is with great excitement that I set another post to go live on Connecting The Data after nearly two years of posting to my company’s blog. I’ve missed some of the freedom that comes with posting here (variable post length, topic variety, sharing more opinion, format variety to include video & audio, etc.) . I’m very proud […]

CRM 2015 – Quick Public Service Announcement For Administrators

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Microsoft has released CRM 2015! In related news I thought I was losing my mind while I was setting up a test organization. I couldn’t find the User administration section. It’s been under Settings->Administration for quite a few releases now, but with 2015 it’s no longer there. Instead, take a look at the Settings->Security section where you will […]

Spring 14 Update is here

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Microsoft has released the Dynamics CRM Spring 14 update (AKA Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1) and my team has been playing stump-the-chump with each other on all of the new features. PS, there’s a lot of them. In a previous blog I covered the Microsoft increased focus on the CMO. Dynamics Marketing and Social Listening both […]