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Sales Forecasting: Dynamics 365 New Feature

Microsoft have introduced another new (preview) feature in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement apps. Sales Forecasting helps companies to project revenue over time periods based on opportunities being created by the sales team. In this extended post we take a look at the new preview feature. Background For a long time, Goals has existed as a…

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Team Licenses explained

April 2019 Updated Blog: Flexible licensing is one of the strong features that makes Dynamics 365 such a compelling CRM choice. For those users that need it, a Plan license allows full access to pretty much everything under the sun! An App license gives access to a particular function set such as Sales, Service, Project…

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User Adoption Tool-tip: Interactive Tag Charts

What is a tag chart One of my favourite features of the new Unified Interface for Dynamics 365 is tag charts. Interactive tag charts have been around for a while, but you may not have heard of them until now, as they previously only appeared in the Interactive Service Hub. The Tag chart is an…

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Interactive Dashboards inside Dynamics 365 Unified Interface

Dynamics 365 Interactive dashboards are now available for pretty much all record types in the Dynamics Unified Interface. If you’re used to the standard “classic” Dynamics dashboards, then you may be wondering what is an interactive dashboard. Well, I’m glad you asked because they are simple to create and are even simpler to use. A…

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Dynamics 365 for Marketing vs ClickDimensions (part 2)

  This is the second part of a two-part post comparing the user experience of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Marketing versus ClickDimensions in a basic functional area. In part-one we went through the experience of creating an email template with Dynamics 365 for Marketing. ClickDimensions The ClickDimensions experience is as follows; The first step is…

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Dynamics 365 for Marketing vs ClickDimensions (part 1)

Introduction For users of Microsoft Dynamics the obvious choice for digital marketing has, for years, been to use ClickDimensions. This is due to the fact that ClickDimensions is entirely designed and built around Dynamics 365 and it sits, natively, right within the Dynamics interface. In spring 2018 Microsoft  launched their own marketing product suite to…

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Dynamics 365 for Marketing: How to create an Event (Part One)

  Event Management in Dynamics 365 for Marketing Dynamics 365 for Marketing is Microsoft’s business application designed to meet the marketing requirements of a company or organisation in the small to medium sized enterprise sector. It was launched earlier in 2018 and is shaping up to be a great fit, alongside other Dynamics applications such…

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