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I didn’t think there were many articles this week but now I have herded them all together there is quite a lot
I started a new blog this week, called Hosk’s Dynamic Career blog, click here if you want to know what it’s about.
That’s enough about me and my new blog (you can also get there by clicking the cheeky ladybird on the right menu) lets gets some feel good thumbs up action
This article compares functionality between CRM 2011 and CRM 2013, very useful for people just starting to use CRM 2013 or have to upgrade a CRM 2011.
Interesting comparison of functionality between CRM 2011 and CRM 2013
There was also a fantastic new CRM 2013 solution released this week to make navigating CRM 2013 a whole lot easier, read my review and download it, NOW!
CRM 2013 Tool – CRM 2013 One Click Navigation
Encrypting and compressing don’t really work well together, find out why
CRM 2011 – Should you compress an Encrypted database
Two articles on improving your quick find performance and understand how things work behind the scenes
Dynamics CRM 2011 Quick Find Performance & Records Per Page Setting
Dynamics CRM Quick Find Performance, Part II
The Microsoft Dynamics Communnity site has been revamped and given a stylish makeover. All the badges and leaderboard stuff has also been improved (I’m a level 7 CRM wizard now!), find out more
The new and improved Microsoft Dynamics Community site is launched
Business rules can hide sections and fields, this article will show you how
hiding a section using business rules in CRM 2013
Excellent step by step guide to deploy IFD in CRM 2013 but I hope I don’t have to use it.
Step by Step: Configuring CRM 2013 Internet facing deployment (IFD)
Tanguy has created a new tool to help you manage user roles
New XrmToolBox plugin : User Roles Manager
Hosk asks the questions and CRM MVP Salim Adamson answers them
CRM MVP Question and Answer – Salim Adamon
Actions a new feature in CRM 2013, CRM MVP Adam Vero explained them to me
“think of Actions as the opposite of Workflow Assemblies. WA=Code wrapped in bus. logic; Action=Bus. logic in code”
very useful, the blog below from CRM MVP Salim shows you them in action
It’s always a good idea to refresh your DEV and QA environments
Refreshing your development or QA environment with production data
Microsoft release a rollup that can’t be used with their latest service pack??? Why do you make things so confusing Microsoft
CRM 2013: Update Rollup or Service Pack?
Hazaar you can deactivate workflows without having to assign them to your user
CRM 2013 Activate or Deactivate Workflows Owned by Another User
Find out how much you should be paid
Average wages for Dynamics Professionals in CRM 2013 and why you should know them
Some help for those studying for the CRM 2013 installation and deployment certification
Microsoft Exam MB2-702 – CRM 2013 Installation & Deployment
Cheeky way to highlight records in a view, very clever
Highlighting specific records in a view
Nice use of dialogs to replace exist functionality, something to make you think about.
Use a Dialog Process in Microsoft Dynamics CRM to replace the Case Resolution Form
Good to know because it’s exactly the question a customer would ask
How To: Hide a standard ‘out of the box’ button based on a users security roles
Issue and answers to CRM 2013 upgrade problems
Issue and Workaround: Workplace Tab Removed – CRM Online 2013
Nice in built Visual Studio functionality to convert XML data into a class
Converting XML to C# classes in one click
Hosk’s Top CRM 2013 articles of the week 11th July 2014
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