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XRM Toolbox with Dynamics 365 and Model Driven PowerApps

To anyone building model-drive PowerApps, Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement, or the Common Data Service for Apps, XRM Toolbox needs to be your friend. In a recent Implement This podcast episode I discussed a couple of favorite tools in the toolbox.

Specifically we talk about:

View the full show notes (and the video I mention) at implementthis.org

Cascade Rules in the Common Data Service for Apps

Recently Britta and I recorded and released a podcast episode about “cascade rules” behavior. When building relationships between entities in the Common Data Service, these settings influence the behavior of visibility, assignment, and other system capabilities.

This capability can be leveraged when building model-driven PowerApps and extending Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement.

View the full episode show notes at implementthis.org

 

 

Dynamics 365 and Flow – Implement This Podcast

At a local Dynamics-team meeting, we had a healthy discussion about Microsoft Flow and its fit for business applications as a cross-platform workflow engine. I've been a long-time user of If This Then That (IFTTT) and I'm excited at the prospects of having this kind of service-connecting tool right here within the Microsoft toolset. It shows the embracing of Connecting the Data with 3rd party services(if you will indulge me), without having to rely on custom code 🙂 

Coming out of that meeting, Britta and I wished that the discussion had been recorded. It wasn't. But we put our heads together to outline the topics that were covered and discussed them on this episode of our podcast Implement This. The content is still relevant

You can listen at the top of this post, or click through to the episode on our website.

Dynamics 365 Workflow Foundations – Implement This Podcast

 

Show Notes:

The Dynamics 365 Workflow engine, which is the behind-the-scenes part of the process engine, is massively powerful. For host Britta Rekstad, who has presented on how to use Dynamics workflow at multiple conferences, this is an absolutely critical aspect of the platform for new admins to understand.

Co-host Matthew C. Anderson shares about how some of his early experiences in configuring Dynamics 365 involved workflow. This experience also included a spoken agreement to be careful as the workflow engine (used without care) can cause some pain for other users and admins alike.

Discussed on the show

We seem to have different perspectives on using the workflow engine, however, there’s no disagreement on how important and powerful this tool is when implementing Dynamics 365. A very flexible tool, this part of the process engine sits out-of-sight to most users but serves an important role.

What’s on your mind?

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ProdCast: Procrastination vs. Patience

Have you ever had a situation where a little delay makes the difference between an “important request” and “never mind…”? Joel and I talk about walking that fine line on using procrastination as a tool to see whether some tasks may not be worth acting on ASAP.

http://prodcast.libsyn.com/prodcast-15-procrastination-vs-patience

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ProdCast: Kids as a Productivity Hack?

Wouldn’t it sound crazy to suggest that having kids makes you more productive? Neither Joel nor Matt recommend being re-productive solely for the purpose of becoming personally-productive, however they do have some interesting points of how kids shift the perspective on productivity.

http://prodcast.libsyn.com/prodcast-13-kids-and-the-power-of-a-deadline

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