• 26 November 2014
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If you haven’t checked out PowerObjects’ PowerAutoNumber PowerPack solution, now is the time! Many Microsoft Dynamics CRM users have already discovered the power of the numbering solution that allows CRM users to quickly and easily set up automatic numbering for any entity in CRM 2011 and CRM 2013. In the latest version of the solution, […]

  • 25 November 2014
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The Last Activity Utility was developed by PowerObjects to provide visibility to the last interaction with a client or potential client. In this blog, we’ll briefly describe how the Last Activity utility works and then walk through how to configure it to display properly on the CRM record. How it Works This great little plugin […]

  • 24 November 2014
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Don’t let the intentionally misleading title fool you…this blog isn’t about sunscreen; this is about the Sender Policy Framework (SPF) and ensuring the emails you send from CRM Online get delivered correctly. SPF is implemented within the Domain Name System (DNS) as text records (TXT) on a domain, and is used to help prevent email forgery […]

  • 20 November 2014
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We’ve all been in a situation where we’ve received a phone call and frantically search in our CRM system for the caller’s Contact or their company’s Account record. We fumbled through the search process, opening several records looking for the right one, all while making small talk with the caller trying to buy ourselves more […]

Recently, FierceHealth and Keri Silvernagel from PowerObjects teamed up to lead a webinar on physician referral management. This webinar centered around the changing healthcare industry and how these changes will drive different needs in referral management. With these topics in mind, the present and future healthcare environment is perfect for Dynamics CRM and its ability to offer […]

Quite a few times it becomes necessary to have calculated fields on a form, for example, we may have a few fields and we want to also have the total on the form. Prior to CRM 2013, you would need to do this via JavaScript and then 2013 introduced Business Rules, which can be used […]

Global option sets are extremely useful for developing in Dynamics CRM according to best practices in system architecture.  In this blog we’ll cover what is an option set and how to create an option set. What is a Global Option Set? Often referred to as “dropdown” or a “pick-list” option sets are a field type […]

Do you remember the last time you went boating? Chances are that it was an enjoyable experience. Maybe you are the captain of your own boat or you’re one of the lucky few who have a friend who is. Owning a boat is a significant investment and is similar to maintaining an instance of MS […]

A successful Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementation hinges on good data and being able to reference data easily and accurately. Scribe is an excellent tool that can help manage that data and the appropriate references to it. Today, we will examine using Cross Reference Keys in Scribe Insight to ensure that your source and target data […]

Today we’ll review the changes to the Case form introduced as part of the Spring Wave ’14 Update. While most of the functionality is the same, we have new fields to support the new functionality for Entitlements. The Case forms have the following new characteristics: Ability to have a Quick Create form Select the entitlements […]

What is Problem Steps Recorder and why would you want to use it? PSR is a useful tool which allows you to capture every step of a process. As an example of its utility: if you get a repeated error message, you can start PSR and then record each step while you recreate the error. […]

Dynamics CRM PowerPack Add-on PowerFind allows people to be effortlessly found across multiple entities in Microsoft Dynamics CRM: Accounts, Contacts, Leads, and Campaign Responses. With an easily configurable reading pane, important information is available for each entity on a single screen. PowerFind allows search criteria to be easily filtered and narrowed down. Navigate to PowerPack. […]

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