July 9, 2019

Unearth awesome tools

Recently a teammate pinged me urgently to help out with a tough situation. He was about to deliver a presentation that included a carefully configured demo record (and related data) in Dynamics 365. There were several cooks in the kitchen helping test the environment to make sure everything looked good…then something happened. Often, when configuring

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February 26, 2019

Unearth awesome tools

When you’re building an app in the Common Data Service for Apps, how do you keep it secure? I was digging around for answers to a customer question on the docs.com site when I ran across something that made me stop in my tracks. If you’re planning on making a model-driven PowerApp, you should pay

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November 28, 2018

Bring technologies together

My latest canvas PowerApps creation provides a streamlined interface for managing “technical close plan” records in Dynamics 365 (set of configured entities associated with Opportunities). I built this app for myself and my peers to spend less time navigating between screens when building out our close plans so that we could have timely and accurate

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November 12, 2018

Unearth awesome tools

Your first question might be “what is docs.com?” and that’s fair. You may have heard of docs.microsoft.com, which is what it redirects to (or maybe you already figured that out by typing it in your own browser…). Over the course of the last year (?) Microsoft has made a very notable push to consolidate their

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November 1, 2018

Develop productive habits and systems

To anyone building model-driven 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: Iconator and making icons Bulk Workflow Execution tool Other related

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