September 11, 2018

Power BI Reporting Options with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Power BI is an analytical tool using which one can explore data and quickly create reports and dashboards. This is a rich platform and [···]

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August 21, 2018

Suggestions for Performance Optimization in a Dynamics 365 Online Portal

The importance of Portal speed is clear for the user experience and should be an obvious priority for any Portal Implementation. Dynamics 365 Online [···]

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July 31, 2018

Excel for BI Reporting and Publishing Through SharePoint – Part 2

In my previous article I have provided the instructions about how SharePoint list(s) can be imported into Excel using OData Feed option, and how [···]

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July 24, 2018

Create Custom Document Template from SharePoint List using Microsoft Flow

With Microsoft Flow overshadowing the SharePoint Designer (SPD) workflow, I, like most of the others, wanted to revisit my SPD tasks if I could [···]

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July 17, 2018

Excel for BI Reporting and Publishing Through SharePoint – Part 1

In a typical SharePoint scenario, we build many small scalable custom applications where the SharePoint list(s) hold the data. One of the major challenge [···]

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June 19, 2018

Using Fetch XML Based Filter Criteria to Show/Hide Action Buttons in a Dynamics 365 Online Portal

Sometimes we do get a requirement to show/hide action buttons in Entity Form/Web Form/ Sub-grid based on some conditions. For example, Client may ask [···]

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June 05, 2018

How to create a Dashboard on Dynamics 365 CRM?

Creating a dashboard might not be the primary requirement while working on Dynamics 365 CRM. However, no data manipulation is complete without its representation. [···]

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May 29, 2018

How to create client-side OData proxy dll for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations (AX)?

Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations (AX) has an OData interface with which we can easily integrate third-party applications with it. The generation of [···]

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April 17, 2018

What is the real-world use of Unpivoting columns?

Unpivoting columns comes as part of the package when you are doing a tutorial on Power Query or Power BI. I’m sure, many (like [···]

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March 13, 2018

How to Use Aggregate Functions with Multiple Tables in Power BI

If you’ve been following my blogs, you’d be half expecting this ‘complexity’ that I mentioned in my last blog. However, for those you haven’t [···]

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December 26, 2017

How to use Power BI in the context of SharePoint?

Who should use PowerBI? Anyone who knows the pain of presenting data in the form of charts/graphs, with added complexity of dynamic filters. However, [···]

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September 05, 2017

Using PowerApps vs. Traditional App Development Approach

As developers begin to use PowerApps for development, questions arise in their minds as to the differences between Traditional App Development Approach vs. using [···]

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May 04, 2017

Five Ways to Improve Customer Service by Deploying Intelligent ChatBOTs

Tick tock. Your business is on the clock. Technology has transformed the world into a place where expectations are filled instantly. The bane of [···]

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April 21, 2017

How to resolve download screen popups after installing Outlook Add-on for Dynamics 365

Problem  If you recently upgraded to Dynamics 365 or Deployed a new Dynamics 365 Application, and you are using Dynamics 365 for Outlook Add [···]

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April 04, 2017

Dynamics CRM Content Pack for Power BI

Part 1: Embedding Content Pack in Web Page The Microsoft Dynamics CRM content packs for Power BI allow you to easily visualize data in [···]

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March 15, 2017

Six Ways A Customer Portal Can Connect Your Enterprise

A quick check of iTunes reveals a stark truth – there is no such thing as a greatest hits album for on-hold music. Yet, [···]

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March 01, 2017

Four Reasons to Deploy Microsoft Power BI in Your Enterprise

You may recall a recent blog where we talked about the importance of integrating a business intelligence (BI) strategy as part of your enterprise’s [···]

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January 19, 2017

Five Reasons Why Dynamics 365 is the Ideal Tool For Merger and Acquisition Management

Long gone are the days when a handshake and abacus were the preferred tools of deal making. In today’s go-go business environment, mergers and [···]

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